Two Out of Three Ain’t Good?

Ouch! I was just reading an interview with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs from The Guardian, and the writer Lynsey Hansley contextualized the YYY’s place in modern rock by commenting on two of my other favorite American rock bands: In the three years since Fever to Tell‘s release, their New York counterparts the Strokes have released …

Something Like a Phenomena Baby

Hooray! Tonight’s show so much better. People were clapping and cheering. It was all great, except for that one guy who kept screaming “MACHINE!” That was awesome when Karen said, “This next song is called ‘Machine’,” and then I’m sure the guy got all excited and then she said, “No, I’m just kidding. We’re not …

Two Parts of a Three Night Stand

Now that I’ve gotten some sleep, I can stay awake at my computer long enough to tell you the details of the two Yeah Yeah Yeahs shows I’ve been to this week. The first show, as you already know, was in New Jersey at the tiny little 200-person venue Maxwell’s. When the tickets for all …

Oh Yeah Yeah Yeah?

Hi everyone. I’m going to come out and say it. You should officially not be allowed to come to tomorrow night’s Yeah Yeah Yeahs show at the Bowery Ballroom if you are not willing to do one of the following: clap, yell, “wooh!”, dance, stomp your feet, smile, jump up and down, throw your hands …

Tell Me What You Saw, Tell Me What You Saw

One of the best things about going to a show at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ is that you can order food in the dining area of the venue. Which basically makes Maxwell’s the rock club where you can have the quickest dash from your dinner to your concert. It takes about 1 minute to cross …

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Gold Lion” Video

The video for “Gold Lion” is now available on the official YYYs Web site as well as streaming from AOL Music. It features Brian, Karen, and Nick playing and singing in a dusty and dirty desert wasteland where the only source of light comes from a fire being fueled by drumsticks and broken guitars. It’s …

Yeah Yeah Yeah’s “Gold Lion” Let Loose on the Internet

You knew this day was coming…by now everyone has heard the Diplo remix version, but here’s the real version of “Gold Lion,” which will be the single off their upcoming album. Head over to Philabuster for the link to the track! UPDATE: You can stream the song from the YYYs official Web site.