Entries tagged with: Wyldlife

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Hoboken

Hoboken Arts & Music Festival
Sunday, May 6, 2012
11am to 6pm

takes place on Washington St. between Observer Highway to 7th St.

Over 300 Artists, Crafters, Photographers, Sculptors, Local Businesses, Restaurants, Food Vendors, local non-profits & more
Rain or shine - Admission is Free

Full 3-stage music schedule below...

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photos by Diana Wong

TPOBPAH @ Bowery Ballroom
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart

[The Pains of Being Pure at Heart singer/guitarist Kip] Berman, who grew up a Green Bay Packers fan after being born in Madison and living in Milwaukee until he was 9, doesn't exactly ooze confidence. The singer critiqued his vocal capabilities ("I can't sing") and downplayed the band's ambition ("We're making songs people will hopefully like to hear next to other songs on a mixtape").

He even worried that his low-key, everyman vibe wouldn't make for a compelling enough narrative for a newspaper story. "I should create a better tortured artist persona where it's like, 'Then I was getting really heavy into narcotics in the studio and we were fighting all the time'."

Berman said he doesn't remember much about his toddler years in Madison. But he does still have family in Wisconsin, and he's looking forward to a mini-family reunion when his band plays the High Noon Saloon on Monday, Sept. 26. When The Pains of Being Pure at Heart opened for the National at Milwaukee's Riverside Theatre this past April, Berman told the crowd that the after-party would be in the suburbs. "I'm going to my grandparents' house to do laundry. It's important." -[Square]

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart hit Bowery Ballroom last night (9/19) with Twin Sister and Wyldlife. Pictures are in this post. After a few days off (in Kip's current home, NYC), Pains will head back out on the road for another string of dates in the US and Canada (and yes, Madison, Wisconsin) that should get them back home during CMJ (which they are currently not scheduled to play). The dates include an appearance at this weekend's Popped! Music Festival in Philadelphia on 9/23.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart recently released a remix by Violens for "The Body" from their LP Belong. Get that for the price of an email address. Jead below for all tour dates, more Bowery pictures (including one from the setlist), and a video from last night...

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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart @ Terminal 5 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, who just completed a two night run at Terminal 5 with The Kills and A Place to Bury Strangers, will be touring extensively over the next few months. That tour now includes a show at Bowery Ballroom on September 19 with NYC's Wydlife, who are fronted by Pains drummer Kurt Feldman's brother Dave Feldman. Tickets are on AmEx presale now, with general sale beginning Saturday (8/13) at noon.

As previously mentioned, most of Pains' upcoming dates are with Big Troubles who play their own NYC show on September 22 at Glasslands with The Ice Choir (feat. Kurt Feldman), Cuffs, and, Ford & Lopatin (DJ Set).

Updated tour dates below...

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Street Boners

Just weeks after the publication of Joe Mande's "Look at that Fuckin Hipster", comes Gavin McInnes's new book "Street Boners: 1,764 Hipster Fashion Jokes" (out now). (Hipster Puppies coming soon).

Street Boners release party at Party Expo TONIGHT (5/27). Info below...

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