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The Deli partners with Rooftop Films again - Submission link for NYC Bands

Deli readers,

For the second year The Deli Magazine and Rooftop Films will partner to give New Yorkers some quality independent music AND movies.
The Rooftop Films 2010 Summer Series, the 14th year of "Underground Movies Outdoors," will run every weekend from May 14-August 15, hosted by different suggestive NYC roofs.. Each night a local emerging artist will perform before the projection - considering how tall NYC buildings are, this is truly a match made in heaven!
The Rooftop Films 2010 calendar will be announced in a few weeks, in the meantime...


The artist selection will be made by the Rooftop Films music staff - no need to schmooze The Deli's staff to be picked - we know you!!!

The Deli's Staff


Heraldo Negro and Julianna Barwick at 92YTribeca on Arpil 02

92YTribeca has been contributing in recent time to bring the West Village scene back to relevance with a series of interesting shows mixing local music and art. Roberto Lange aka Helado Negro (in the picture) and Julianna Barwick, along with visual artists Jonathan Dueck and Kristi Sword take over the downtown venue with a night of music and month of art exhibitions. These artists will be engaging in a collaboration that blurs the divisions between studio, stage, touring and recording. While Roberto and Julianna collaborate to produce new music live on stage, Dueck will be documenting with drawings, video and photography which will later be incorporated into the packaging materials for the final product of this experience. Buy tickets here.


Weekly Feature 194b: Lissy Trullie

From Sid Vicious to Iggy Pop, real names have been forsaken for pseudonyms with a rock ‘n’ roll feel. Lizzy McChesney didn’t have quite the right ring to it, so the singer-songwriter christened the stage name Lissy Trullie to host the rotating musicians that write and perform in her band. Although she currently slays crowds with her guitar skills, she began her musical education with the least punk rock instrument, the xylophone.  This minor setback to dominating the world with her rock ‘n’ roll only fueled her desire to obtain a guitar. After a great deal of pleading, her parents finally bought her the much-coveted guitar. She began writing songs at 14 based on the basic song structures found in Tom Petty songs her instructor taught her. Over time, her songwriting shifted with her exposure to different frameworks and sounds. - read Nancy Chow's interview with Lissy here.


Weekly Feature 194a: The Antlers - Live at In Vino, April 11

Peter Silberman grew up in a family of writers and editors. When you hear his band The Antlers -- and more importantly, when you read his lyrics -- it's obvious. The story told in the band's 2009 album Hospice reads like a young writer's first tragedy. And it hurts to hear.
Just shy of 24-years-old, and fresh off of nearly four months of touring, Silberman was sipping coffee in Brooklyn on a December morning. He said he was "very happy," but he mostly spoke about illness, abuse and mortality, the themes of his latest record.
"I hate to say that my favorite writer is very depressing, but it's true," he said. He was speaking, of course, of 1980s short story writer and poet, the seminal minimalist Raymond Carver, whose work Silberman called both "hopeful" and "doomed."- read Joe Coscarelli interview with the band here.


Welcome Home A Sunny Day in Glasgow at KFN April 1

With a brand new EP coming out and a European tour coming up, it looks as if Ben Daniels and the rest of the new members of A Sunny Day in Glasgow are starting to gain some serious momentum. It's easy to see why, their sound being somewhat of a refreshing reminder of the shoegaze/dreampop era, creating highly feminine, swirling soundscapes in the vein of Cocteau Twins or Slowdive. A Sunny Day in Glasgow bring more of an electronic update to this vibe, weaving samples and guitar into mesmerizing patterns and drones to make a certain type of pop, one that's delicate and intense at the same time. Just listen to the nearly symphonic opening swells of "Nitetime Rainbows" (from their forthcoming EP of the same name) and you'll probably understand the flurries of praise heaped on them by everyone from Pitchfork to the BBC. They're returning to their hometown tonight with Arc in Round and The Homophones, so don't miss it because you might not see them back any time soon. Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 North Front St., 8 pm, $10, 21+ myspace.com/sunnydayinglasgow - Joe Poteracki



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