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People Get Ready – “Aquarium Date”

Yesterday, we heard the second single off Brooklyn art-pop quartet People Get Ready’s upcoming sophomore album, Physiques (produced by Greg Saunier of Deerhoof). And here’s the B-side to that tune, “Aquarium Date,” a roiling percussion-filled romp that ebbs and flows under vocalist Jen Goma’s coos and yelps. Listen below. More »

By: Peter Helman / June 6, 2014 - 3:59 pm

People Get Ready – “Rainbow”

This summer, the experimental rock band People Get Ready will put out their new album, Physiques, from which we’ve already heard the title track (and seen the song’s modern-dance-filled video). Now you can listen to the newest single, “Rainbow,” which is even more unpredictable than its predecessor, especially in its constant flurry of vocals and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 5, 2014 - 11:28 am

People Get Ready – “Physiques” Video

Physiques,” a tricky song from the experimental pop group People Get Ready, is the title track for the band’s new album, which Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier produced. In the song’s brand-new video, frontman Steven Reker stages modern dance performances in a succession of unlikely venues: A farm, a raquetball court, a soccer field. Reker ha… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 23, 2014 - 10:52 am

People Get Ready – “Physiques”

After experimental pop band People Get Ready put out the Zelda Maria EP last year they began work on their second album which we now know is titled Physiques. They snagged Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier as producer; invited guest musicians from bands including Here We Go Magic, Matthew Dear, and Hospitality; and added a new… More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 23, 2014 - 11:12 am

People Get Ready – “Zelda Maria” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Brooklyn’s People Get Ready are about to digitally release the Zelda Maria EP, a follow-up to their 2012 self-titled debut. “Zelda Maria” was the album’s second single and the EP that it is being re-released on will sort of function as a companion piece to understanding the band’s process as musicians and performers, including demos,… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / May 22, 2013 - 12:23 pm

People Get Ready – “Windy Cindy” (Stereogum Premiere)

People Get Ready is the Brooklyn quartet of Steven Reker, Luke Fasano, James Rickman, and Jen Goma, whose knotty, shout-to-the-sky indie rock blossomed from a previously-standing arts collective the band members had formed (Fasano is also a former member of Yeasayer). They’ve been playing around some over the past few years, but now the grou… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 21, 2012 - 1:11 pm

The National-Curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Fest Announces Lineup: The Walkmen, St. Vincent, Beirut, The Antlers, More

In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a reference to this Whitman poem), announced it’s full lineup. It goes down 5/3-5/5. And, yeah, if you’re into indie rock, skewing the more arrangement-heavy… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 29, 2012 - 5:36 pm