As you may have heard, Pitchfork-approved Washed Out is about to go on tour. And if you were disappointed that soonest you were going to see him was December 14, think again. Yes, Christmas is coming even earlier this year, with Santa giving out free Washed Out tickets to a Williamsburg show, today at noon. Well OK, so maybe Santa is actually just Converse Rubber Tracks, but hey, free Washed Out show either way. Tickets go out via Ticketmaster today at noon, so snag them quickly before all the other synthpop stoneys do. The news gets better with Ghost Beach and Conveyor serving as opening acts to the “Portlandia” theme song band. The newly announced tour will also be plugging Ernest Greene’s (voice of Washed Out) new album, Paracosm, which received a whopping 7.4 from the indie tastemakers, which is quite generous for the bitter, cubicle-oppressed, music snobs.
This ain’t your daddy’s roller rink. The Gotham Girls, New York’s all-lady roller derby league and a founding member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), are holding try-outs this weekend for their 2017 season. They’re calling all bad-asses with double X chromosomes, skates and an appetite for competition to come and get their wheels dirty. […]
In case you’re hearing for the first time, we happen to be in the middle of a pretty important election year. I know, it snuck up on me, too. And as if the usual white noise of platforms and spin weren’t enough, we’ve been forced to deal with the absurdity of candidates who literally refute […]
“I hear Spike Lee’s shooting down the street!” No really, Spike Lee is really shooting down the street. The actor and director recently announced a 10-episode Netflix update to his cult film She’s Gotta Have It on Instagram, with an open casting call this coming Monday, October 3 at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple (317 Clermont Ave.) from 5 to 8pm. If you’ve ever […]