The festival aims to be "held in direct opposition to the apolitical sludge that has come to pass as 'indie' and that has nothing to do with operating independently." They add, "There will be no sponsors, no backdoor advertising via branded content, or other base money-making schemes."
More of Cake Shop's 10th anniversary "super shows" have been announced. Next Friday (5/22) it'll be Condo Fucks (aka Yo La Tengo in cover band mode), plus a couple more veteran NY-area indie rock acts, Antietam and Speed the Plough (which counts Feelies drummer Stanley Demeski as a member)...
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