Best Coast’s “Our Deal” Video Ft. Chloe Moretz = LOVE LOVE LOVE

UuughhhH!!!! My teenage heart is breaking over this absolutely perfect video for Best Coast‘s song, “Our Deal” featuring the teenager girl love of my life, Chloe Moretz. Directed by Drew Barrymore, the plot is very Romeo + Juliet meets Grease meets West Side Story. Best Coast + Chloe + Drew + vague ’50s references + […]

Summertime Fun So Far: Seaport Concerts, Al Fresco Dining, and Sing-a-Longs

Gosh, the summer is just flying by! Here are a couple of things that have put a smile on my face so far: The Radio Dept. and Asobi Seksu @ River to River, South Street Seaport – July 15, 2011 A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of re-living the mid-2000s with a performance […]

Village Voice 4Knots Festival – July 16, 2011 – Part 1: Titus Andronicus, Black Angels

On Saturday I was lucky enough to be in town for the first ever 4Knots Festival presented by the Village Voice. The 4 Knots fest is the replacement for the now defunct Siren Festival — the VV’s free music event on Coney Island. If memory serves me correct, I had attended each and every Siren […]

My Brightest Diamond Makes Waves at Castle Clinton for R2R

Last Thursday I headed over to Castle Clinton at Battery Park to catch the incredible Shara Worden aka My Brightest Diamond. My first introduction to the seductive stylings of MBD was two years ago at the Dark Was the Night concert at Radio City Music Hall, where I was completely blown away by Shara’s rendition […]

The Kooks Make Beautiful Music Once Again @ Bowery Ballroom – 6/27/11

Wow, it’s been just over three years since the last time I saw the Kooks perform live in concert. So I was pretty darn excited to see the British wunderkids at the intimate setting of the Bowery Ballroom. Just before 10pm, the guys swaggered onto the stage, and the young ladies (let’s call them “Kookies”) […]

Jack White and Stephen Colbert Love-fest @ The Highline – 6/24/11

Capping of a three-day guest run on the Colbert Report (see below), Jack White and Stephen Colbert teamed up once again on Friday to promote Stephen’s new single on Third Man Records, “Charlene II (I’m Over You)” with a special live appearance at the Lot at the Highline (30th Street and 10th Avenue). Hitting the […]