• Sonic Youth’s ‘Daydream Nation’ : Live

     Past was present as alt-punk icons Sonic Youth played their 1988 double-LP masterpiece, Daydream Nation – from start to finish – at Brooklyn’s McCarren Park Pool....
  • Bishop Allen : Live

     Brooklyn’s own Bishop Allen crossed the East River to play Manhattan’s South Street Seaport, as part of this summer’s River-to-River Festival....
  • Band of Horses : Live

     In the biggest Pool Party to date, Band of Horses rode into McCarren Park Pool like the greatest cowboy lifeguards you’ve ever seen....
  • White Stripes : Live

     In the hot, awkward Agganis Arena in Boston last night, Jack & Meg struggled to salvage their surroundings.   ...
  • Shout Out Louds : Live

     It was their first show in New York in over two years, and Stockholm’s Shout Out Louds overcame some troubles to wow their very excited fans....
  • Spoon : Live

     After suffering through a torrential downpour, indie-rock all-stars Spoon, and the good folks at River-to-River, still managed to put on a show that, while shortened, was quality from the get-go....
  • The New Pornographers : Live

     It was our nation’s birthday and our neighbor to the north got us a great gift: a free outdoor concert by Vancouver’s own The New Pornographers. ...
  • Illinois : Live

     When you go to see a band with as varied a song library as Illinois, you never know quite what state they’re going to be in, but when you go see them at a McCarren Park Pool Party, you get them at their most rollicking...
  • Ra Ra Riot : Live

     Only weeks removed from the tragic death of drummer John Pike, Ra Ra Riot has soldiered on, not just commendably, but indeed inspiringly, and have somehow managed to not lose a beat. ...