Monday, March 30, 2009

APW Line up!

Click the poster to enlarge. More info here.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Tina Dico / NY Times review

Tina Dico began and ended her show at the Highline Ballroom on Monday night in singer-songwriter mode, fingerpicking a guitar and articulating her reflective lyrics. But the lovelorn dichotomies of “Heaven and Hell,” her dramatic opener, fell some distance from the pragmatic advice of “An Open Ending,” her final encore. “There’s no beginning like an open ending,” she sang in that song, urging a spirit of enterprise and surrender.

Ms. Dico, from Denmark (where she was born) by way of London (where she now lives), was performing material from her engaging new release, “A Beginning, a Detour, an Open Ending” (Defend Music/Ryko). Recorded in several installments over the last two years, it assumes the form of a three-EP set but coheres as a full-length album. And with a sparse sort of warmth, it highlights the expressive clarity of Ms. Dico’s singing. (more at

Monday, March 23, 2009

Dumpstaphunk and special guests....

Photos are in the gallery here. We've heard rumors about the guests for the next post Allman Bros are here for March 27

Monday, March 2, 2009

Rev Billy in the Ny Times

Published: March 1, 2009
Reverend Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping is — to say the least — not your typical candidate for mayor. With his blond pompadour, cobalt blue suit, black shirt and white collar, he made his announcement in Union Square on Sunday accompanied by a choir in green robes.
But he has the nomination of an actual political party and might have a spot on the ballot in November, something Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has yet to secure.
“Even if you have 20 billion dollars, you’re not going to buy this election!” he shouted through a white bullhorn to a small gathering of supporters and reporters. “This campaign will be the revolt of the fabulous 500 neighborhoods, amen!” (more at
Tickets for Rev Billy's March 8th performance are available here