NYC POPFEST 2009 lineup!

Friends and well-wishers, we present to you the 2009 NYC Popfest lineup!

The festival will take place May 14-17th. Ticket info and further details to follow.

Special thanks to my lovely fianc
é for designing the Popfest flyer you see to the right.

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Thursday May 14th
Venue: Cake Shop

Knight School (NYC)
Soft City (NYC)
Dream Bitches (NYC)
The Metric Mile (NYC)
My Teenage Stride (NYC)

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Friday May 15th
Venue: Don Hills

Don Lennon (NYC)
The Tartans (CA)
( secret band )
Liechtenstein (SWEDEN)

+ Mondo Indie Dance Party

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Saturday Afternoon FREE show!
Saturday May 16th
Venue: Cake Shop

Hidden Ghost Balloon Ship (MI)
The Hat Company (OH)
Strega (NYC)

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Saturday May 16th
Venue: Bell House

Computer Perfection (MI)
Eux Autres (CA)
The Secret History (NYC)
Pants Yell! (MA)

+ Indiepop Dance Party

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Sunday All-Dayer
Sunday May 17th
Venue: Cake Shop

Boy Genius (NYC)
Afternoon Naps (OH)
Very Truly Yours (IL)
The Smittens (VT)
Rose Melberg (CANADA)
The Icicles (MI)
Casper and the Cookies (GA)

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holiday records

Holiday Records is a new online record label created by Horse Shoes frontman Jacob Graham and friends.

Every Friday starting tomorrow, they'll release a free mp3 for your enjoyment. In return, they ask for your love and devotion.




crystal stilts

Crystal Stilts will release a new 7 " on Slumberland Records on March 31st. The A-side is "Love is a Wave" and it's brilliant.

Check out their upcoming NYC-area shows :

April 12th - Brooklyn, NY - Music hall of Williamsburg ( opening for Comet Gain!)
April 26th - Hoboken, NJ - Maxwells
May 8th - Brooklyn, NY - Bell House
June 18th - New York, NY - Cake Shop ( with Pains of Being Pure at Heart + Hatcham Social ! )

{ mp3 } love is a wave

{ myspace }


the mayfair set

the Mayfair Set is a collaboration between mike sniper of Blank Dogs and dee dee of Dum Dum Girls. their first 7" EP will be released on captured tracks records soon.

"Desert Fun" is a fantastic song.. you can hear elements of joy division's brooding anxiousness juxtaposed with dee dee's sweet and playful vocals.

{ mp3 } desert fun

{ myspace }


the pale corners

stockholm's the pale corners have new split-3" cd-r with the gresham flyers on cloudberry records.

i love "steve buscemi" - both the actor and now the song. they've also posted another great one called "makes tonight all mine" on their myspace page.

{ mp3 } steve buscemi

{ myspace }