Photo: Dead Trees @ Cake Shop

Last Thursday (8/20), I went to go see The Dead Trees play at Cake Shop. It was a hot and sweaty mess down there, with the tiny spaced comfortably packed, and the band straight in from an epic gig with Little Joy in Brazil. I swear, these guys play tunes I describe as “the greatest …

Little Joy and The Dead Trees at Mercury Lounge, NYC 11/13/08 – Video and Pictures

Last night saw the NYC debut of Little Joy–the side project between Fabrizio Moretti of The Strokes, Rodrigo Amarante of Los Hermanos, and Binki Shapiro–at a sold out show at the Mercury Lounge. The band plays solid, catchy music that’s charming and full of… well… joy. I have to say, out of all the Strokes’ …