Motel Motel

Gemma (mem Ava Luna, Motel Motel) releasing 'As Ever' and celebrating at Shea Stadium (stream the LP)

One of Ava Luna‘s multiple vocalists, Felicia Douglass, also leads her own band called Gemma. It’s a duo with Erik Gundel, who used to be in Motel Motel, and it’s a little more in the indie-R&B pop realm than either of the members’ ot…

Alcoholic Faith Mission, Emanuel & The Fear, Motel Motel & others played Paper Garden's day party (pics)

“…focus has always been an issue for Alcoholic Faith Mission, even when it comes to their name. The story goes that an inebriated Jensen and Solund were wandering the streets of their adopted New York home when they happened upon a neon cross emblazoned with ‘Apostolic Faith Mission’, words they drunkenly misread as Alcoholic Faith Mission and appropriated for their band – even if Dyslexic Faith Mission might have been more accurate…

Field Music returning (dates), Rock Yard continuing (Saturday)

DOWNLOADField Music – Measure (MP3)

Field Music @ The Bell House in February (more by Benjamin Lozovsky)

Sunderland, UK’s Field Music are bringing their pastoral prog back to the States for a short Fall tour, including a September 23 stop at Littlefield

Deli Magazine 'best of NYC' fest & other Talk Normal & Beach Fossils (+Frog Eyes & Pearly Gate Music) tour dates

Deli Magazine is hosting a “best of NYC” fest at Brooklyn Bowl, Glasslands, the Cameo and Public Assembly Thursday May 13th-Saturday, May 15th…

The Octagon, Free Energy & more in This Week in Indie

DOWNLOAD: The Octagon – Suicide Kings (MP3)

I wrote at length already about this week’s Serena Maneesh shows. Now here are some other daily picks to take you through the weekend…

free Motel Motel before Evil Dead 2 - Summerscreen tonight

We’re very excited to announce that Summerscreen 2009 continues tonight, Wednesday July 15th with a screening of EVIL DEAD 2.
This year the films are screening on the blacktop in McCarren Park just above North 12th street (between Bedford Ave and Berry St) in Williamsburg…

Motel Motel - Public Assembly pics & 2009 Tour Dates

photoGothamist: How did the band come together, and where did the name come from?

Motel Motel member: Well, I was depressed and without any friends, like a lot of people are when they first move to New York…

the 2009 NYU Strawberry Festival (Golden Triangle, Motel Motel, White Rabbits, etc) - pics

“Instead of having some form of a spring weekend like a lot of schools, NYU instead holds an event every year that has us celebrating… well, umm, strawberries…

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