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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 art-punk while staging a one-man performance art piece. His onstage skylarking — including acrobatic set climbing, public wardrobe changes, and frenetic audience interplay — has made Les Savy Fav one… More »

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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

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

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

Pitchfork Music Festival 2010: Friday Recap

Amrit and I saw Inception just before the start of this year’s Pitchfork Festival, so you have to read this post with the understanding that…
jessica | July 17, 2010 - 2:57 pm

The ‘Gum Bowl: The Outtakes Reel

After rolling out this video series in which we met the bowlers, watched the first round of the tournament and championship match, there’s only one…
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2010 - 10:13 am

The ‘Gum Bowl: Meeting, Greeting & Trash Talking

You’ve seen the photos from our inaugural charitable celebrity bowling tournament — now comes the even more fun part. After meeting and getting their team…
Amrit Singh | June 1, 2010 - 9:39 am

The ‘Gum Bowl: Behind The Scenes Photos

One more tease before the awesome videos come. Yesterday you saw photos from the inaugural ‘Gun Bowl charity bowling tournament. Soon you’ll see all the…
Amrit Singh | May 27, 2010 - 1:02 pm

The ‘Gum Bowl: Photos Of The Tournament

Imagine getting a bunch of your favorite comedians and musicians into a bowling alley, telling them they were there for a good cause, then getting…
Amrit Singh | May 26, 2010 - 6:34 pm