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Weekly Special #185a: Indie Rock and Contemporary Art in NYC

New York City's most revered art collective centered around a man by the name of Andy Warhol. Set in a drug-infused laboratory -- his 1960s dream studio The Factory -- and culminating in the Exploding Plastic Inevitable multimedia events, Warhol and his ilk transformed the subcultural landscape in ways still difficult to comprehend. But if Warhol was the general of this amphetamine army, his front line soldiers were The Velvet Underground and Nico. - Read Joe Coscarelli's article about Indie Rock and Contemporary art in NYC here. - In the picture, Titus Andronicus at the Whitney Museum (from brooklynvegan, photo by Leia Jospe)


We fall for rabbit ears again: sTickLiPs CD release on 01.22

If dreamy Alt-Folk (as we call it) and rabbit ears are your cup of tea, you'll have to go to Cameo Gallery in Williamsburg on January 22 to check out Sticklips, led by a smooth voiced young lady who goes under the pseudonym Little Girl Blue. The band's sound blends acoustic, sometimes jazzy lullabies a la Suzanne Vega with dreamy atmospheric background noises. Exactly what we need after two stressfull days spent dealing with the chaos generated by our server giving up on us. If you go to the show, please DEMAND the rabbit ears, they are like part of the package at this point.


Cruel Black Dove release sophomore EP at Mercury on 01.14

Brooklyn's Cruel Black Dove mash shoegazer, goth and industrial influences into a personal, sultry indie rock sound. The band - around since 2007 - will release their sophomore EP "The Myth and the Sum" with a show at Mercury on 01.14. Beginning in 2010, the band is planning more dates nationally and internationally in support of the release.


Boy Genius release new MP3, announce tour dates

Boy Genius
will release a new version of their single "Blame Love" (featured in the upcoming new album "Staggering") on January 26, 2010, via Greenpop Recordings - you can preview it here. Brooklyn Vegan said about their music: "Boy Genius are definitely within the indiepop realm but not too sugary, not too precious, relying on well-crafted melodies and gentle, mostly-acoustic instrumentation to carry the songs...Boy Genius deserve more attention than they've gotten, hopefully that will come soon." Boy Genius also announced dates for a Eest Coast tour mostly happening between the end of January and the Beginning of February. You can catch them live at Fort Useless in Brooklyn on 01.09.


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