Posts Tagged ‘TV On The Radio’

April 16th, 2011 - 7:31 pm § in Freelance Work

The Most Disappointing Thing About The New TV On The Radio Album « Thought Catalog

Well, this isn’t about Nine Types of Light. Sort of. This is actually about the Nine Types of Light film, which the band packaged with the new album. via The Most Disappointing Thing About The New TV On The Radio Album « Thought Catalog. My thoughts on TVOTR’s new movie.[...]

June 14th, 2010 - 1:32 am § in True/Slant

Extra Life: Beyond Comparison

Some musicians flounder when asked to create and perform new material on short notice. Extra Life frontman Charlie Looker isn’t one of them. In 2006, Looker was asked to perform a solo set at The Stone in the East Village. Looker didn’t have any solo material, as he’d been spending his nights [...]

April 16th, 2010 - 1:07 am § in True/Slant

My Record Store Day wish list

Dear jolly, rotund Record Store Day Man, Gosh, is it almost Record Store Day again? I’ve waited so long for this day to come! And I’ve been a really good music writer this year, Record Store Day Man. Honest I have. (Well, unless you ask brokeNCYDE.) I wrote my heart out about all the ban[...]

February 24th, 2010 - 8:08 pm § in True/Slant

Raaaaaaaandy's 'Aaaaaaaangry (with eight A's)' is Okaaaaaaaay

Yesterday, comedian Aziz Ansari dropped a little gem from his forthcoming mixtape collaboration with TV On The Radio‘s Dave Sitek entitled “Aaaaaaaangry (with eight A’s).” Rather, it’s an almost-gem. Ansari’s rhymes are surprisingly solid and flow with ease thanks[...]

November 9th, 2009 - 7:27 pm § in True/Slant

Wale – "TV in the Radio"

I mentioned Wale as a saving grace in hip-hop when I critiqued the “death” of hip-hop. Well, tomorrow the D.C.-Metro area rapper will drop his official debut album, Attention Deficit. So, what’s the word on the album? The New York Times‘s Jon Pareles gave the album a pretty g[...]

November 4th, 2009 - 1:22 am § in True/Slant

Late Night Jamz: Arms and Sleepers – "The Architekt"

Late Night Jamz is an ongoing feature dedicated to newly discovered tracks that are sure to get stuck in your head. Uncovered in the wee hours of the evening just before bed after a long day of work or play, these are the gems that make the adventures in finding music so enjoyable. Tonight’s track[...]

October 17th, 2009 - 9:00 pm § in True/Slant

Overlooked in the Aughts: Parts & Labor – Mapmaker

Overlooked in the Aughts is an ongoing feature focusing on some of the best albums from the 2000s that haven’t quite received the attention they deserved. Today’s post: Parts & Labor’s Mapmaker. Back in June, music writer Christopher R. Weingarten extolled the pains that have befallen m[...]

June 5th, 2009 - 5:47 pm § in Perfect Lines

TV Eye

  Head over to Bostonist for my review of TV On The Radio at Boston’s House of Blues last night. There are pictures and words galore; just go here.[...]

June 1st, 2009 - 12:16 am § in Perfect Lines

Guitar Hero 5: Emo Edition

Guitar Hero, the popular musical-video game phenomenon is coming out with its fifth volume. And it might as well be called the “Emo Edition.” Or the Indie Edition… One fits with the other. While the new version of Guitar Hero (GH5) if you will, has the regular mainstream-rock fare,[...]

February 18th, 2009 - 11:47 pm § in Perfect Lines

Don't (Touch and) Go

From the looks of a post early in the day by Stereogum, one would have thought it was the end of the aural world for fans of underground music. Although the reports later in the day dismissed the rumors that Touch and Go Records was finished; instead, the still dreadful news that the label will [&he[...]

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