Posted in music | pictures on July 5, 2012

photos by ulovei

Samantha Urbani of Friends crowdsurfs @ the Mohawk - 7/2/12
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Brooklyn band Friends are currently on a tour that brings them back to NYC for a headlining show at Bowery Ballroom on Saturday (July 7). Tickets are still available. This past Monday, July 2, the band made a stop at the Mohawk in Austin where they played without their shirts, most of them anway, Samantha Urbani and Lesley Hann included. More pictures from the Austin show (NSFW), below...

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Comments (160)

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Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:36 PM

When is kick ball Katy gonna do this?
That would set world records on this blog!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:37 PM

I thought the twilight zone marathon ended yesterday?

Sammy Sammy, who knew you had the ugliest set of tits out there. Hope to jesus the pussy looks better.

In any case, BV just exploded their number of hits today.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:39 PM

This will be the first BV comment section to 500.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:54 PM

"Hey, our band sucks so here's some tits to distract you! Like yah!"

Pathetic.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:58 PM

Tiddays!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:58 PM

Pathetic. Still not buying it.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:58 PM

great PR move!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:58 PM

when all else fails, show yr tits.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:58 PM

First time 90% of those dudes ever saw a topless girl.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:59 PM

great PR move

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:59 PM

This is fucking gross.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 4:59 PM

Weak boobs

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:00 PM

I was hoping that fat dude would show some skin...

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:00 PM

need some press, show your chest

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:01 PM

Good luck finding a job after the "band" doesn't pan out.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:01 PM

Thanks, BV! Now I won't be able to get it up for weeks

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:02 PM

you can contract HIV through sweat at shows like this

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:02 PM

weak boobs is her other band

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:02 PM

The dude from Fucked Up has nicer boobs.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:02 PM

Tinsel Teeth > Friends

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:03 PM

Can we get Guided by Voices to do this?

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:03 PM

pancake city!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:04 PM

check out that chubby man woman giving the finger- hot!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:04 PM

A proud day for women everywhere.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:07 PM

david schwimmer would not approve of this

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:08 PM

She is beautiful!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:08 PM

DON'T COMMENT OR THIS CRAPPY BAND WILL GET ATTENTION.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:10 PM

which one is the girl?

Posted by anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:11 PM

Girls Gone Wild Indie Rock ! ! !

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:11 PM

"Girls Gone Wild Indie Rock ! ! !" There is nothing rock about this band...

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:13 PM

sausages

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:17 PM

Hopefully this new 'Fad' will catch on !!!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:18 PM

DON'T COMMENT OR THIS CRAPPY BAND WILL GET ATTENTION.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:20 PM

It's been done.

Posted by Cristina Martinez | July 5, 2012 5:27 PM

These ladies are role-models in my opinion. Bravo!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:32 PM

so rock n roll

Posted by obamanique | July 5, 2012 5:33 PM

She looks pretty good to me. Don't really care enough to hear the band, though

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:34 PM

think they'll go bottomless on sat?

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:41 PM

WHEN DO THE EVERYMEN GO ON?

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:44 PM

95% of these comments are from the same person

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 5:54 PM

Everything ever written about Friends was written by one person!!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:01 PM

MY EYES> THE GOGGLES DO NOTHING!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:04 PM

Biggest tits in the band are on the fat bro.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:07 PM

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:12 PM

i didnt think they could be more pathetic and desperate

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:17 PM

5:32, how the hell are these women role models? They give hard working female musicians (like myself and 3/4 of my band) a band name.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:20 PM

I thought Samantha was a girl?

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:33 PM

OMG. Its a human body. GASP.

Get over yourselves, people.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:36 PM

^Not sure that qualifies as a human's body. Certainly not a good looking girl's one

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:45 PM

Mommy! Daddy! Look at me! Look at me!!! LOOK AT ME!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:49 PM

i'm sure their trust funders approve of this one

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:50 PM

desperate, pathetic, and no surprise at all.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:52 PM

6:20- doesn't change the fact your band probably sucks

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 6:58 PM

500th.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 7:05 PM

this band sucks -- obviously --- but who cares if they want to go topless? all power to them. no one got angry at kevin barnes for whipping his d out on stage.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 7:08 PM

Titties n' beer...titties n' beer...Anthrax did this back in the 90's.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 7:15 PM

6:20- Because I enjoy seeing topless women and wish more would follow suit. This has nothing to do with you or 3/4 of your band, I promise.

Posted by 5:32 | July 5, 2012 7:39 PM

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 8:09 PM

OK, thanks for keeping the thread warm for me guys. I will now make 3 salient observations:

(1) wimmenz breasssessez = always nice to see
(2) I'll let you know if Sammy is hot when I see her snatch on BV
(3) there is a hair thin line between being an attention whore and being a garden variety whore.

That is all.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 8:12 PM

wishin' they was tinsel teeth or somethin'

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 8:32 PM

Friends is a flash in the pan.

Posted by koolkid | July 5, 2012 9:00 PM

White people are funny.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 9:08 PM

first

Posted by Gerald | July 5, 2012 9:10 PM

Topless is so 90's it's all about bottomless these days..

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 9:15 PM

Show us the snatch, baby

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 9:45 PM

14.99 on Stubhub.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 10:20 PM

500th.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 10:36 PM

So much better than "Fucked up" pix.

Posted by Blag | July 5, 2012 10:43 PM

One of those ladies looks like Joe Torre with tits.

Posted by Bono | July 5, 2012 10:53 PM

iddy biddy tiddys

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 10:59 PM

I'd hit it.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 11:01 PM

hot!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 11:01 PM

people who post 'White people are funny' are funny (loking) themselves. point of fact.

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 11:03 PM

and i MEANT to say 'loking' :0)

LOOKING, FUNNY LOOKING!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 11:04 PM

2 Girls 1 Cup

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 11:27 PM

Men making fun of small boobs probs have fat anuses

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 11:27 PM

John Travolta likes fat anuses (on his male masseuses)

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 11:36 PM

ASS TO ASS!

Posted by Anonymous | July 5, 2012 11:53 PM

Those are some underwhelming pair of tits.. Wow.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 2:01 AM

Seriously?? Who does this?? What does this have to do with music?? Congrats to the ladies in this 'band' for giving it all away within 6 months of 'making it'. Forget having no class, this band lacks basic self respect and THIS SHIT is why everyone in a REAL BAND hates when FAKE BANDS get propped up... they just blew their cover with those who didn't already know there was no substance behind this BS. Way to go! What's left at this point??

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 2:22 AM

one of the most pathetic moves I have seen for such a new band. with songs of max 3 minutes and a half, probably they could not fill an hour. so let's show our titties to a 16 yrs off crowd because we're so cool:))))

Posted by Min Gul | July 6, 2012 2:29 AM

S H I T

J U S T

G O T

R E A L,

N I G G U H.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 4:19 AM

This comment thread contains some of the most sexist, idiotic, mean-spirited shit I've read in a while. Either passing judgement on the woman's body, or on her choice to bare it? Fuck that. She's an adult and she can do whatever she wants with it. It's no big deal if a man plays topless in a band, can we please get over the idea that if a woman displays her breast tissue that must make her 'classless' or whoring for attention? What a load of shit.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 4:23 AM

Several bands have done this before, not really a new thing. I like tits as much as the next guy, but the talent just isn't there, musically. Great press, sure, but so is writing good songs.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 6:15 AM

^This ain't the 70s Gloria Steinem.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 6:16 AM

"Either passing judgement on the woman's body, or on her choice to bare it?"

No, if you'd been paying attention you would know that the judgement has been passed on the pathetic lack of talent in the 'band'. All the rest is just a footnote.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 7:22 AM

Blake Lively's titddies > Sammy Urbani's tiddies

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 7:48 AM

What the hell is that on her crotch in the crowd surf photo?

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 8:00 AM

6:16 was meant for 4:23. I couldn't agree with 6:15 more.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 8:05 AM

If you take your clothes off don't be surprised if you have judgements passed on you. It's called reality.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 8:06 AM

you can see her period stain in the crowd surfing photo.

Posted by corny | July 6, 2012 8:08 AM

This is the same shit VERONICA LIPGLOSS AND THE EVIL EYES did. She would play T.O.P.L.E.S.S. or see through tshirt.. I filmed her at a show once and FIVE YEARS later she asked me to remove the video from YouTube b.c it cost her a babysitting job.

SERIOUSLY. THINK ABOUT YOUR ACTIONS NOW FOR YOUR FUTURE LATER.

And don't show your tits if they're ugly. Spare us the nightmare.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 8:44 AM

i like how it is apparently so super hot but the fat bro is still wearing a denim jacket...

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 9:09 AM

fat bro is just a sloppy embarrassing bitch

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 9:11 AM

"First time 90% of those dudes ever saw a topless girl."

That little? More like 99%.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 9:16 AM

You know who got some nice tiddies? Jewel got her some nice tiddies.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 9:19 AM

She could shoot silver dollars out of her cooch and and I still wouldn't sit through a performance by this talentless piece of shit excuse for a band.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 9:45 AM

Iggy Pop has been performing topless since 1969- what's the big deal when it comes to bitches doing the same thing? She looks like she's having fun. If you don't like Friends shit don't go.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 10:00 AM

clown shit tiddays

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 10:00 AM

Next up, her bare cellulite ridden ass!

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 10:04 AM

who cares about feminism, or looks, or who they do or dont fuck. The band is horrible, desperate for attention, and anyone defending them is their PR firm or just stupid. All of their scene pals in nyc laugh behind their backs anyway. Their main concern is getting drugs and not putting on a good show.

any writer who writes about this should not have a job. this is sad, sad shit. Desperation all over this.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 10:20 AM

They can't play!

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 10:37 AM

10:20- yet another retard who thinks if you like a band you must be working for them. very original

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 10:57 AM

If you like this band, you are just a faggot. No sense in clouding the air with talk of feminism or Iggy or any other bullshit.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 11:09 AM

500th.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 11:10 AM

Does everyone seriously hate this band that much? They're not my fave, but they do have at least few killer tracks, and haven't been around all that long. There are far more-famous and more-deserving bands/artists out there to hate on.

Also, are we still that shocked by seeing un-photoshopped tits/dicks/bums/scrums/scraps/apps/etc. that we can even consider whipping them out to be a "publicity move?" Don't BV and larger outlets already track every move this band makes? I sincerely doubt this was as calculated as everyone is making it out to be. Also, looks like it was a pretty rad show, so, there's that.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 11:21 AM

"they do have at least few killer tracks"
I think I hate you more than them now. Nice job, douchenozzle.

"bums"
Wot, wot, cheerio old boy. Spot of tea?

"I sincerely doubt this was as calculated as everyone is making it out to be"
Would you consider a fabulous opportunity to own a bridge traveled by New Yorkers every day? I can give you a really good price, if you are interested in a once in a lifetime investment.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 11:35 AM

I think I love you 11:35

I am not offended by her showing her tits. I am offended by how bad they look. Tits don't have to be photoshopped to look good

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 11:59 AM

11:35 ftw

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 12:04 PM

I wouldn't worry everyone, the Bowery show hasn't sold out yet (and probably won't) so these guys will go away in a few months or so.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 12:15 PM

11:35 is a funny son of a bitch.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 12:38 PM

baby, you make me wish i had four hands...

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 12:44 PM

12:38 is 11:35

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 1:33 PM

Nothing wrong with those breasts. They come in all shapes and sizes. Since you'll never get to lick them anyway, it really shouldn't matter to you.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 1:37 PM

^Something tells me you have not seen too many real breasts up close if you think there is nothing wrong with those. Sure they come in all shapes and sizes but there are bad ones and there are good ones. Those are pretty bad.

Furthermore, who says no one here will get to lick them? This is one of the biggest whores in Brooklyn. Basically as long as are breathing and know anything about music you stand a chance of hitting those

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 1:46 PM

If I go to the Bowery show will the Big Beautiful Man on guitar play topless? If so, will BV please post mediocre photos of it!? Thanks in advance.

Posted by Sara | July 6, 2012 2:03 PM

^man? I thought that was Rosie O'Donnell.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 2:06 PM

^ they're equally BEAUTIFUL

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 2:07 PM

A lot of girls in bands spend years trying to actually learn how to play and get good. Fuck the feminism bullshit. this is not what women musicians need to be doing to get further along... but then, they aren't really musicians, are they? And now that they bared all, they will burn out faster than already anticipated.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 3:01 PM

BOOBIES!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 3:04 PM

their live show sucks and the record is just as bad. way to make the fat dude feel shitty.

Posted by this band is the worst | July 6, 2012 3:09 PM

i played a show with them once and i tell you backstage was super brutal. they sound like some seriously dumb fucks. many people like many things. these guys are just not for me. they bother me when i have to see them. not i will look away.

Posted by the controllers | July 6, 2012 3:15 PM

5.2
haha!

Posted by pitchfork | July 6, 2012 3:17 PM

what time does chairlift go on?

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 3:26 PM

I like my boobs to be larger then an 8oz container of sabra.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 3:40 PM

Was there topless frohawk?

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 3:53 PM

nice tits

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 6:54 PM

i love these guys!!! and guess what BV troll(s- there could be 2 of you) this band is fucking cool and they dgaf what u think!

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 6:58 PM

Frohawk once whipped his dick out at a show and got arrested. he doesn't do that shit anymore. once bitten twice as shy........

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 7:27 PM

this is the opposite of feminism. women have been fighting for decades for respect and to be taken seriously as talented, capable musicians, and these morons pretty much set womenhood back another forty years.

susan brownmiller hates you.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 7:32 PM

Ever go to a strip club on a weekday? In a shitty small town? Where no-ones having fun, no-ones turned on, the dancers are just listlessly feigning eroticism and even the male patrons just dont give a shit anymore and the resulting atmosphere just reeks of ennui, impotence and desperation as every party involved just feels demeaned and robbed of their self-respect?

Enter Friends.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 7:38 PM

^ lou reed writes songs about these kind of things.

Posted by Anonymous | July 6, 2012 7:44 PM

this fucking 'band' sucks

Posted by Anonymous | July 7, 2012 11:40 AM

they are wayyyyy corny

Posted by i work for their label | July 8, 2012 12:17 AM

this is not art

Posted by ??? | July 8, 2012 12:18 AM

We need someone at the Bowery show to give a tittie report. Any titties being bared? Any snatch? C'mon Sammy, we know you can do it for the "hometown" crowd

Posted by Anonymous | July 8, 2012 12:59 AM

How can there be so many trust fund bands these days? I feel Ike most of he new bands on Sirius xm u are trust funders. And they suck too.

Posted by Anonymous | July 8, 2012 11:34 PM

WHOA! Zayn Malik is a lucky douche!

Posted by Peter Batmanglij | July 9, 2012 3:48 PM

IT'S GETTIN' HOT IN HERE!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 9, 2012 11:38 PM

I think it's official. Nothing gets the BV comment section more upset then topless young people drunk, laughing and having fun. I'm guessing because it's the literal opposite of your own lives.

Posted by Anonymous | July 9, 2012 11:41 PM

These naive girls will have this at the top of their Google search results for life. Way to go Samantha Urbani and Lesley Hann, Brooklyn, musician, Friends band, topless, new york, 2012, bass, singer, New York Times.

Posted by Anonymous | July 10, 2012 4:35 AM

sausages

Posted by teto | July 10, 2012 11:47 AM

Nice tits but her pussy stinks. Trust me!

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2012 9:11 PM

Rocky 5 was special...

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2012 9:35 PM

Cats are afraid of water and don't wash. That's why 'the pussy stinks'.

Posted by Peter Batmanglij | July 14, 2012 5:49 PM

http://www.brooklynvegan.com/img/music/friends/mohawk/5.jpg

Look here, fat boy, you are at a Friends show - ain't no one ever gonna confuse you with an actual tough guy.

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2012 6:00 PM

^ I think that is a butch chick

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2012 6:40 PM

it looks super hot. and guys, its 2012. i was actually really hoping we'd be in a place by now where we'd all be slightly less neurotic about sex and the body. so idk i heard once in a wikipedia that people in the rest of the world + evrryone for thousands of years have been pretty into dancing and music, and sometimes their bodies (remember those things u guys) would sweat ( wat was that) and it would feel awesome. idk guys.. somehow i feeel like people today still make music bc of the feeling they get when they move and dance to music with others. not all music was/is meant to be listened to sitting down passively via soundcloud yea?

So ok we'd agree music&movement has pretty much gone hand in hand for a long long time now. and if ppl all over the world are doing it i guess then maybe we're literally only having this conversation bc we live in a conservative, uptight (first world probs guys) 'developed' nation.

and the industry is changing. i really dont know if any musician is going to make $ like they have been in the next 5, 10 years. so if ppl are still motivated to do it, it'll be bc of moments like this and having fun w/ yr lover and friends. i wish the same experience of freedom & bliss for all of you.


Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2012 10:34 AM

Woa it does look like she's having a blast

Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2012 10:55 AM

Give me a break. SO MANY BANDS have done this and then subsequently got pushed down into the underground for being 'degenerates', never to be seen by mainstream media outlets on this level for the rest of their careers. And they were WAY cooler, more talented, and more original than this band can ever dream of becoming. If they want to be a 'pop' band, or a mainstream band, than there is no place for this bullshit. I am no prude, I love me some porn and we've all been at shows that get sweaty. However, there is a time and place for this, and this wasn't it. If you want to be taken seriously, anyway. I feel bad for females who are actually good, who are actually talented musicians and work to be tajen seriously, just to get overlooked because some brat showed her tiny titties. Look, Ma! I Made It!! And I didn't even have to know how to play anything, I just had to show my itty bitty titties! No thanks, I love naked women, but I'd rather see women in music prove that they're worth more than a just pretty face... there are a lot of women out there who ACTUALLY rock, and rock hard. Should we switch the conversation to naming them so people can go and see what real bands sound like?

Posted by Anonymous | July 18, 2012 5:40 AM

^Sure...we'll bite. Name them 5:40. But promise that you won't simply list bands that you're friends with or play in.

Posted by Anonymous | July 18, 2012 8:12 AM

Yeah, no problem. I can talk music all day. I do play in a band, but we have no female members in it, so you won't be hearing about us. I do have a girlfriend with whom I've been talking about this, and we both go to a ton of shows, so forgive me if I mention a few *gasp* un-signed or local/regional NYC bands!

Let's start with the well known, respected classic punk/alternative women that the ladies in Friends should acquaint themselves with--and FAST:

Kim Gordon, Kim Deal, Kira Roessler (of Black Flag), ALL the ladies in Babes in Toyland, Liz Phair, Samantha Maloney, Cibo Matto, Tobi Vail of Bikini Kill, and Georgia Hubley of Yo La Tengo, Debbie Googe of My Bloody Valentine, Julie Cafritz, Paz Lenchantin, Kim Schifino of Matt and Kim, the girls in Best Coast, Shit, even the Dum Dum Girls who I don't even like all that much. All these women not only KNOW what the fuck they're doing, but they do it well and know how to work a crowd without going right to showing their goods to every kid in the audience. Christ, even dumbasses like Rhianna and Fergie don't show their goods.

Other ladies/bands that you may not see in blogs but rock faces off with TALENT are Carla Azar from Autolux, Brenda Sauter from the Feelies, Kathy Foster from the Thermals, Sara Lund--mind-melting drummer of Unwound, Melt Banana, Marnie Stern, Marissa Paternoster of Screaming Females who absolutely, positively SHREDS and wouldn't have time to show her tits on stage because she's BUSY PLAYING, and Claudia Gonson who plays drums in Magnetic Fields. All Classy, All ROCK.

Lastly, here are a few bands with extremely memorable and equally important females that I've seen play around NYC. If YOU saw them, you'd know why they deserve mention, so they are indeed worth checking out if you don't know who they are... and I'd love to see them discussed if you do:

--Those Darlins--these girls can PLAY... they play impressive guitar and make it look easy.
--Girl in a Coma--not even my thing, but if you're looking for pop songs, these girls can write them and they put on a great show that consisted of PLAYING MUSIC, not pretending to.
--Gold Streets--Girl drummer, all rock. Really solid, not at all like she just picked up a random instrument that was laying around and started a band yesterday.
--EULA--yeah, the girl is cute and the bass does a lot of work for the songs, but she's still better than both of the girls in Friends put together AND their sound is mega trendy. Really solid indie rock/pop.
--the Suicide Dolls--Girl bass player that could actually kick most guys asses around town with her bass. Super high energy band and really one of the best live bands I've seen in a long time. Insane.
--Made Out Of Babies--Holy Shit, they blew me away. No tits, just energy and art and a lot of face melting.
--The Big Sleep--Lots of drone, but thick bass lines and good vocals. I'm pretty sure they've been playing together a lot longer than 12 months and I know they have a lot more substance to offer new listeners.
--Screen Vinyl Image--Wall of sound and while the girl in the band is hot, she's also masterminding like 30 pedals at once. Pretty technical, probably the most pedals I've seen a girl take on.
--You Can Be A Wesley--Girl-fronted indie-pop band with the trendy and cute girl guitarist--but she plays and sings and doesn't have to look down at where her fingers are every 2 seconds.
--Sarah Lipstate/Noveller--Incredibly organic and avant garde guitarist. While I'll admit, too much of it is a bit too much, she's still actually expressing something that was obviously constructed with an enormous amount of thought.

None of these ladies (to my knowledge) have gotten naked, probably because they're too busy PLAYING, like for REAL playing... None of them have to fake their talent or pull stunts that have nothing to do with music. They all seem to write, or be a part of a writing team, that take music a bit more serious as an art form. All I'm saying is, even in the crowd for some of the bands I've mentioned, I've heard assholes say stupid shit like 'take it off', 'show us your tits', 'nice ass', how'd you get the amp out of the kitchen', etc. This topless shit that this novice band pulled is only encouraging that, and I imagine some of the above mentioned ladies of rock worked hard to get past that. Enter Friends.........

Posted by Anonymous | July 19, 2012 7:17 AM

sam has the herpes and has hooked up with ariel pink and had a threesome with grimes and the guy from doldrums. beware anyone who tries to get wit this chick. she gave my friend herpes.

Posted by Anonymous | August 8, 2012 12:24 PM

i have also heard this^ she gets around.

Posted by Anonymous | August 8, 2012 12:33 PM

HAHAHAH. Even that C+ rack couldn't save this "band"!!

They NEED TO QUIT and make room for some TALENT

And BV ... STOP WRITING ABOUT THIS GARBAGE AND COVER SOME GOOD MUSIC

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Posted by miniclip | August 31, 2012 6:35 AM

Nice blog. Awesome post. Love the spontaneous freedom & joy. looks like it was a cookin show so why not shirt-free. Yes. Go grrl power rock on! Thank you!

Posted by Shine | November 27, 2012 5:18 PM

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