“However, even without Nicki’s presence, this year’s Summer Jam was able to deliver many memorable moments in front of a reported 60,000 fans (although it appeared as far less filled the stands) at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday night (June 3).”
“The Hundred in the Hands played their last US show at Glasslands on Tuesday (5/15)before their international tour which kicks off in Moscow tonight (5/18). The show was with openers Vorhees and Erika Spring (of Au Revoir Simone). “
“Though Maricich’s gleaming banter was ever present, gone was the narrative structure and Lindsay Lohan-fascination of their recent Glasslands gig, replaced by Maricich and sound designer Melissa Dyne’s focus on the new batch of songs as well as a radically reworked cover of Police’s “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.” “
“The Guggenheim’s new music series, Divine Ricochet, kicked off this weekend with performances by Grouper and Julianna Barwick, whose music accompanied artist John Chamberlain’s sculpture exhibit, “Choices”. Our photographer Ryan Muir was there.
“True to reputation, apart from the occasional foot pumping and minute hip thrusts, there wasn’t much thrilling about the physical performance of the four modern-day members of Kraftwerk and the nature of their instruments is somewhat obscured, and possibly even more than usual due to the setup designed for these shows.”
“All 10 XXL 2012 Freshmen showed at New York’s Best Buy Theater. The final show of the 2012 XXL Freshman tour included special appearances by DJ Khaled, Tech N9ne and Schoolboy Q, showcasing the diverse range of MCs in this year’s class.”
“Minimally advertised, semi-private and last minute, but true (and packed). Purity Ringplayed a show at Public Assembly in Brooklyn last night (4/4) in celebration of the announcement of their new record deal with 4AD and Last Gang.”
“New huge stars from Down Under, Gotye & Kimbra brought their sold out tour to Webster Hall in NYC last night (3/27), two nights after they did it at the bigger Terminal 5, and one night after Kimbra played her own small show at Mercury Lounge. Here are some pictures from the Webster show.”