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Kyle Forester (Crystal Stilts/Ladybug Transistor) shares 2nd single/video from new solo LP, playing NYC shows (1 free)
Kyle Forester (Crystal Stilts/Ladybug Transistor) shares 2nd single/video from new solo LP, playing NYC shows (1 free)
Ladybug Transistor and Crystal Stilts keyboardist Kyle Forester will release his self-titled solo album in May and he's just released another song off it, "Didn't Try to Run Away." Kyle's got a way with the kind of lightly-strummed guitar pop ofter associated with the early '70s, and this is another good example of his talent...
Still Flyin’ released ‘Perfect Future’ (listen), on East Coast tour, play NYC tonight w/ mems of Love Is All, Ladybug Transistor
Still Flyin’ released ‘Perfect Future’ (listen), on East Coast tour, play NYC tonight w/ mems of Love Is All, Ladybug Transistor
Led, San Francisco's Still Flyin' has been around since the mid-'00s, more a collective than a band and featuring a revolving lineup that has, over the years, included Jens Lekman, members of Love is All, The Aislers Set, Versus, Ladybug Transistor, Architecture in Helsinki, and other groups...
NYC Popfest 2014 Friday preview / streams (The Flatmates, My Favorite, Haywains, Bart & Friends) ++ unofficial shows
NYC Popfest 2014 Friday preview / streams (The Flatmates, My Favorite, Haywains, Bart & Friends) ++ unofficial shows
Night 2 of NYC Popfest happens at Knitting Factory (tickets) and is headlined by C-86 era UK band The Flatmates whose tight, hook-filled songwriting and loose, loud style -- and a career that only saw them release singles and EPs, breaking up before they managed an album -- makes them one of the quintessential '80s UK indiepop bands...
Chickfactor 20 @ the Bell House (night 3 pics/video/review) — Stevie Jackson, Honey Bunch, The Softies & more
Chickfactor 20 @ the Bell House (night 3 pics/video/review) — Stevie Jackson, Honey Bunch, The Softies & more
Belle & Sebastian's Stevie Jackson is a genuine charmer. Headlining the final night of Chickfactor 20: For the Love of Pop at The Bell House, he did much of the set solo (and with a scraggly beard and a bushy head of hair, Jackson looked a lot like Angel from The Rockford Files) and held the crowd's attention the whole time, performing a mix of Belle & Sebastian songs (not necesarilly his own), songs from his new solo album (I Can't Get No) Stevie Jackson, and covers (including a surprisingly great take on Elton John's "Rocket Man"). He's ...