Entries tagged with: Tippy Toes
by Bill Pearis
Hess is More @ Webster Hall in June (more by Jonathon Bernstein)
Hess Is More -- aka multitalented Danish artist Mikkel Hess -- will be playing NYC's Cameo Gallery the last three Tuesdays in September. The "Hessidency?" kicks of this week (9/10) with opening sets from fellow Danes Ane Trolle and Naja Rosa. The 9/17 show is with Listening Center and Youthfaire, and the 9/24 show also has SH101 and Tippy Toes on the bill. Tickets for all three shows are on sale now and the flyer for the Hessidency is below.
Hess is More's most recent album, Creation Keeps the Devil Away, came out back in 2011. You can stream it below but it only hints at the live show which borders on DFA-style dancerock. Highly recommended. Ane Trolle's latest album, Honest Wall, was released last fall and you can stream that in full below as well.
photos by P Squared Photography
Weekend / Leverage Models @ Music Hall of Williamsburg - 8/16/2013
Medicine played their first NYC show in nearly two decades over last Friday (8/16), with support from Weekend and Leverage Models. We already posted one set of pictures and a review from that show, and now we have another that are in this post.
Weekend's tour with Disappears recently added a few more shows, including the NYC stop which happens October 22 at Glasslands with Nothing opening the evening. Tickets for that show are on sale now. Updated dates are listed below. Disappears new album, Era, is out next week on Kranky.
Leverage Models, meanwhile, will release their full-length debut on October 1 via Hometapes. Their record release show also happens at Glasslands on October 3. They've gathered pretty great support, too, from Maria Minerva, Butterclock and Tippy Toes. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
Updated dates for Weekend are listed, along with more pics from the Medicine/Weekend/Leverage Models show, below.
by Andrew Sacher
Escort at MHOW in 2011 (more by Chris Gersbeck)
Brooklyn 17-piece disco orchestra Escort returned this week with the new single "Barbarians," and if you've been digging the new Daft Punk album, this single takes its inspiration from a very similar place. Check it out below.
As mentioned, Escort play a hometown show TONIGHT (5/24) at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Support at tonight's show comes from Lady Miss Kier (DJ), Tippy Toes, Leverage Models, and JKriv (DJ). Tickets for tonight's show are still available.
Song stream below...
Midnight Magic at BK Night Bazaar in 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Tippy Toes have existed in different forms over the years but currently consists of Abe Seiferth and Morgan Wiley. Abe and Morgan met at DFA's Recording Studio where Abe was engineering and Morgan was recording keyboard tracks for LCD Soundsystem. They would end up having studios next door to each other in Brooklyn. Late night jams with Abe's drum machines and Morgan's synths soon lead to parties and shows.Tippy Toes, who, as mentioned above, have existed in many forms (anybody see them with Reggie Watts singing a few years back?), have signed to Jacque Renault's Let's Play House label (Jacques also has a NYC dance party of the same name) and they'll release their first EP on that label on May 20. No tracks have been revealed from it yet but to get an idea of what you might hear, you can stream an 18+ minute live jam below. Tippy Toes member Morgan Wiley has also spent time in Hercules and Love Affair and is also currently in Midnight Magic, and the Tippy Toes jam is a similar type of nu-disco to those projects. Tippy Toes play a local show on March 23 at Cameo with Something In Spanish. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
Meanwhile, you can catch Morgan at Cameo even sooner when Midnight Magic plays the Brooklyn venue this Saturday (3/16). And to bring things full circle, Kim Ann Foxman of Hercules and Love Affair will open the show. Tickets for that one are on sale now too.
Stream the Tippy Toes live jam below...
by Bill Pearis
DOWNLOAD: Touché - Wild Horses (MP3)
photo by Casey Curry
As we mentioned previously, Los Angeles duo Touché (aka Bram Inscore and Alex Lilly) will be here in NYC soon for a couple shows, happening at Glasslands on December 19 with Rarechild and Yalls (tickets) and then Cameo on January 4 with Tippy Toes and Future Screens.
While we wait for those dates to happen, check out a new recording from the pair -- a cover of Prefab Sprout's "Wild Horses" which is making its debut right here. While Touché's version doesn't veer much from the almost glitchy R&B of Paddy McAloon's original (from their 1990 opus Jordan: The Comeback), it is lovely in its own right and does shed light on the pair's influences. Plus, you just don't hear that many Prefab Sprout covers.
You can download the track above or stream it below, where you'll also find all upcoming tour dates.
Reggie Watts @ Pianos (more by Ryan Muir)
What does tonight's Zombieville show at Soutpaw (May 9) have in common with the Saturday night show at the Lucky Cat?...
featuring: REGGIE WATTS
Saturday April 12, 2008 @ THE LUCKY CAT (grand st. in williamsburg)
KIM ANN FOXMAN (Hercules and Love Affair, DFA Records)
JESSE MANN (No Selector)
TIPPY TOES is:
* Morgan Wiley on Keys (Hercules and Love Affair, Automato, LCD Soundsystem, DFA Records)
* Andrew Raposo on Bass (Hercules and Love Affair, Automato, LCD Soundsystem, DFA Records)
* Guy Licata on Drums (Hercules and Love Affair, Santogold, Bill Laswell)
* Abe Seiferth on Guitar (Phonograph, Elliptical Ferns, Akoya)
* Reggie Watts on Vocals (Maktub, Soulive)
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This is the first of a once a month residency at the Lucky Cat. "Second Saturdays"
$3 cover (so you have no excuse)