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Dan Friel is the guy with red hair in anthemic psychedelic Brooklyn noiseniks Parts & Labor. He’s also the mind and burnt keyboards behind this interesting eponymous solo project. Stepping outside P&L isn’t new for Friel, but the first full-length release Ghost Town came out a week and change ago on Important. Before this 30-minute… More »

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Dan Friel – “Rattler” Video

Solo electronic artist Dan Friel wants you to know that kids can party better than we can. His new video for "Rattler," a song from…
Charles Innis | October 13, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Dan Friel – “Rattler”

The former Parts & Labor frontman Dan Friel has been making euphoric electronic noise-rock on his own for a while now; we made him a…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Dan Friel – “Life (Pt. 1)” (Stereogum Premiere)

For years now Dan Friel has been the guy making experimental DIY shows in the back of art galleries not just tolerable but transcendent. The…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2015 - 9:43 am

Photos: 38 Bands Say Goodbye To Death By Audio

Williamsburg DIY venue Death By Audio, which became a staple in the Brooklyn scene after opening in 2007, has now closed its doors for the
Peter Helman | November 24, 2014 - 11:26 am

Dan Friel – “Thumper”

Parts & Labor noisenik Dan Friel is following up last year's worthy "Valedictorian"/"Exoskeleton" 12" with the forthcoming full-length Total Folklore. For this record, we're told…
Amrit Singh | January 22, 2013 - 4:11 pm

Dan Friel – “Valedictorian”

Parts & Labor frontman and BTW Dan Friel makes solo music under his given name -- ecstatic, noisy keyboard-based stuff that, as on "Valedictorian," is…
Amrit Singh | August 21, 2012 - 4:32 pm

CMJ ’08: A Day With Women, Dan Friel & Chairlift, Brought To You By The Blogosphere

As the Times recently noted, bloggers are throwing shows and stuff! Ludlow Street during daylight hours on Tuesday was particularly rife with the Wordpressers and…
Amrit Singh | October 24, 2008 - 1:42 pm

Crystal Stilts, High Places, Vivian Girls, KRS-One Helped East Village Radio Celebrate Five Years

NYC online music institution East Village Radio turns five this year, and after a day's delay due to tropical storm Hanna, a party…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2008 - 4:43 pm