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Indie Rockers Play Dress-Up For The New York Times

Coachella is already the most fashionable of the summer festivals by virtue of its proximity to Los Angeles, so this year the NYT ran with…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2009 - 2:54 pm
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New Vivian Girls – “When I’m Gone”

If you've listened to the beloved/reviled Vivian Girls' self-titled debut (or any of the band's singles) you'll have a good idea of what to expect…
brandon | July 15, 2009 - 9:25 am
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Woodsist/Captured Tracks Fest @ 979 Broadway Backyard, Brooklyn 7/4/09

This past weekend was all about the USA, and nothing says America quite like a day full of shitgaze in a graffitied, degenerated yard under…
Amrit Singh | July 6, 2009 - 9:32 am
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New Vivian Girls – “Death”

Moped Girl“‘s appropriately slower, noisier B-Side “Death” is streaming at the Girls’ MySpace sans pie fights, broken bones, and spilt milk. The single’s out o…
brandon | June 9, 2009 - 9:19 am
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New Vivian Girls Video – “Moped Girls”

The video for "Tell The World" found the Vivian Girls driving a convertible in front of a green-screened forest and battled bats, among other things,…
brandon | May 12, 2009 - 3:35 pm
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Coachella 2009: Cure, MBV, Antony Assault The Sound System

Surprise, it wasn't My Bloody Valentine's 15-minute aural assault "You Made Me Realise" that caused Sunday's biggest audio mishap. Organizers cut the speakers during the
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2009 - 3:29 pm
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Vivian Girls Cover Wavves

While deep in the heart of Mess With Texas, the Brooklyn trio took a stab at the SXSW staple’s “So Bored.” You can watch the…
brandon | March 25, 2009 - 11:58 am
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New Vivian Girls – “Lake House”

Vivian Girls' unflattering bathtub interview has come to define the band to some folks, but remember: We all have bad days and say stupid things,…
brandon | February 19, 2009 - 4:13 pm
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Love Bites: Stereogum’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Mix

Valentine's Day is one of those holidays you might not pay too much attention to if you're in the midst of a really good relationshi…
brandon | February 13, 2009 - 2:03 pm
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Vivian Girls Air Their LaundroMatinee

Yes, Blooming Onion-Gate ended up being one of our most discussed posts in 2008, but before that mess, we were busy debuting their songs and…
brandon | January 9, 2009 - 10:05 am
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New Fucked Up Video – “Crooked Head”

Fucked Up's first official video edits together footage from their Blitz covering, Chemistry Of Common Life promoting 12-hour marathon. The footage, shot by Brendan FitzGerald…
brandon | January 9, 2009 - 9:09 am
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Vivian Girls Apologize For Dissing Normal People

In response to what one of you dubbed Blooming Onion-Gate, Vivian Girls Girls issued an apology at their blog and this blog. Reminding us the…
brandon | December 5, 2008 - 10:26 am
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Vivian Girls Hate Your Coworkers

In this Uncensored Interview, the Girls extol the virtues of the punk community, realize that non-punk people “are really shitty and suck a lot,” and…
Amrit Singh | December 2, 2008 - 1:44 pm
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New Vivian Girls Video – “Tell The World”

I've said this all before, but the Vivian Girls play a great hazy blend of classic C86 (check out Shop Assistants or Talulah Gosh) with…
brandon | September 17, 2008 - 2:01 pm
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The ‘Gum Drop LIV: Hear New Vivian Girls, Win Human Giant & Threadless Merch

Vivian Girls self-titled LP comes out 10/7 on In The Red. If you haven't heard the Darger-referencing trio yet, Cassie, Katy, and Ali nail a…
brandon | September 10, 2008 - 10:18 am
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Vivian Girls – “Blind Spot”

Vivian Girls excellent self-titled LP comes out 10/7 on In The Red. If you haven’t heard the Henry Darger-referencing trio yet, Cassie, Katy, and Ali…
brandon | September 9, 2008 - 10:43 am

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
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Boris To Play FREE East Village Radio Music Festival

That’s right, it’s free. And, yes, Boris was just added to the bill. If you’re in the NYC area on Saturday, 9/6, you can head…
brandon | August 15, 2008 - 4:24 pm
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New Vivian Girls – “Where Do You Run To”

As mentioned, Darger-referencing Vivian Girls are one of those newer Brooklyn bands we can't stop listening to. The trio nail a C86 sound (see Sho…
brandon | August 1, 2008 - 2:14 pm
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New Crystal Stilts – “Prismatic Room”

When I featured Crystal Stilts in an installment of The Outsiders, I posted "Crippled Croon," a standout from their recent self-titled Woodsist EP. As mentioned…
brandon | July 30, 2008 - 4:02 pm
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