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26 Essential Songs From The NYC Rock Resurgence

Mainstream American rock music, as you might recall, was in rough shape in the late '90s. The Alt-Nation era had run out of road for…
Ryan Leas | November 19, 2014 - 10:26 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Les Savy Fav Songs

My most vivid Les Savy Fav concert memory involves shirtless, bearlike frontman Tim Harrington shoving a microphone below his belt line, grabbing a nearby audience…
Chris DeVille | February 8, 2013 - 11:47 am

Turntable Interview

Turntable Interview: Tim Harrington

Tim Harrington scarcely needs an introduction, but we’ll give him one anyway. He’s the front man for Les Savy Fav, where he consistently delivers gritty…
Melissa Locker | July 26, 2012 - 2:53 pm

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Les Savy Fav’s Tim Harrington Is Making Children’s Music Now

Les Savy Fav frontman Tim Harrington was once indie rock's greatest clown-stuntman. I will never forget the sight of him scrambling up a streetlight pole…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2015 - 11:25 am

Julianna Barwick, Marnie Stern, Kip Berman, POP ETC Playing Benefit For Cancer-Stricken Surfer Blood Guitarist

Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete has been diagnosed with a type of rare and aggressive cancer called a sarcoma that will sideline him during the…
Caitlin White | May 1, 2015 - 2:08 pm

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

Seth Meyers’ Late Night Band Includes Fred Armisen & Members Of Les Savy Fav

The most important person in any late-night show is obviously its host, but a show's bandleader can have a huge impact on that show's personality.
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2014 - 4:39 pm

Hear Jim James, Tim Harrington, Honus Honus, A Bunch Of Comedians, Colt Cabana, And Lil Bub Cover “The Super Bowl Shuffle”

In 1985, the Chicago Bears, on their way to a Super Bowl victory, assembled to record a ridiculous primitive rap song called "The Super Bowl
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2014 - 12:14 pm

Watch Fred Armisen, Marnie Stern, Tim Harrington Et Al Cover TLC @ Bowery Ballroom

Last night, SNL/Portlandia's Fred Armisen played a solo show at Bowery Ballroom in NYC. He was joined by a grip of friends, including Marnie Stern,…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 20, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Turntable Interview

Turntable Interview: Tim Harrington

Tim Harrington scarcely needs an introduction, but we’ll give him one anyway. He’s the front man for Les Savy Fav, where he consistently delivers gritty…
Melissa Locker | July 26, 2012 - 2:53 pm

Tim Harrington Writes Children’s Book

The Observer reports that Les Savy Fav frontman Tim Harrington will release a children's book this fall, a title based around "This Little Piggy" (and…
Corban Goble | March 5, 2012 - 4:58 pm

Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music…
Amrit Singh | May 23, 2011 - 10:01 am

Gucci Mane, DMC, Andrew W.K., Tim Harrington, Doug E. Fresh, The Cool Kids, Delorean & Dominique Young Unique Close Out The JellyNYC Pool Parties @ Williamsburg Waterfront 8/29/10

And so ended the Pool Parties, at least in the form in which we know them. That is to say, they ended with fun and…
Amrit Singh | August 30, 2010 - 3:04 pm

Hesta Prynn – “Easy Bear” (Feat. Tim Harrington) (Stereogum Premiere)

In 2008, Julie Potash left longtime Long Island ladyrap troupe (and OKX "No Surprises"ing) Northern State for a solo career under her solo nom de…
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2010 - 10:10 am

Les Savy Fav – “Let’s Get Out Of Here”

I don't know if Les Savy Fav's Tim Harrington had his shirt off while doing the vocals for "Let's Get Out Of Here" (guitarist Seth…
jessica | July 26, 2010 - 5:41 pm

Progress Report

Progress Report: Les Savy Fav

NAME: Les Savy Fav PROGRESS REPORT: Releasing their fifth album, Root For Ruin. Recorded with Chris Zane at Gigantic Studios. Tim Harrington…
jessica | June 25, 2010 - 1:27 pm
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