Harlem Shakes

QRO shines a light one last time on the best band of South-by-Southwest 2009, the late Harlem Shakes. ...
Harlem Shakes

QRO shines a light one last time on the best band of South-by-Southwest 2009, the late Harlem Shakes.

 

On September 19th, 2009, Brooklyn Vegan reported that Harlem Shakes broke up, which has unfortunately been confirmed.  Guess this won’t be a better year…

Name: Harlem Shakes

Associated act(s): Arms

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Members: Lexy Benaim, Todd Goldstein, Brent Katz, Jose Soegaard, Kendrick Strauch

Albums: Burning Birthdays EP (2007), Technicolor Health (2009)

Has toured with: Bell X1, Born Ruffians, Busdriver, Deerhoof, Ladyhawk, Hospitality, Motel Motel, Cale Parks, Passion Pit, Phil & The Osophers, Ra Ra Riot, Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers, The Subjects, Tapes ‘n Tapes, Tokyo Police Club, White Rabbits

Harlem ShakesRelated Articles:

Review of Burning Birthdays EP

Live review at Canal Room in New York, NY on February 1st, 2007

Photo gallery from Canal Room

Interview with Jose Soegaard & Kendrick Strauch, Pt. 1

Interview with Jose Soegaard & Kendrick Strauch, Pt. 2

Photo gallery from Mercury Lounge in New York, NY on May 20th, 2007

Follow-up interview with Kendrick Strauch

Photo gallery from Bowery Ballroom in New York, NY on December 13th, 2007

Live review at Southpaw in Brooklyn, NY on February 14th, 2009

Photo gallery from Southpaw

Review of Technicolor Health

Review as part of SXSW Day One at Maggie Mae’s & The Paradise in Austin, TX on March 18th, 2009

Photo gallery from Maggie Mae’s

Photo gallery from The Paradise

Review as part of SXSW Day Two at Red 7 Patio in Austin, TX on March 19th, 2009

Photo gallery from Red 7 Patio

Review as part of SXSW Day Four at Red Eyed Fly in Austin, TX on March 21st, 2009

Photo gallery from Red Eyed Fly

Live review at Music Hall in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on March 26th, 2009

Photo gallery from Music Hall in Williamsburg

Photo gallery from Starr Space in Brooklyn, NY on April 23rd, 2009

Photo gallery from Pianos in New York, NY on May 6th, 2009

Photo gallery from Bowery Ballroom on July 1st, 2009 – LAST SHOW EVER

‘Tribute to Harlem Shakes’ Feature

Featured in “Top 60 Albums of 2009”

Tour dates:

none upcoming… ever

 

MP3 Stream: “Carpetbaggers”

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MP3 Stream: “Radio Orlando”

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Harlem Shakes playing “Strictly Game” live @ Southpaw:

 

Harlem Shakes playing “Carpetbaggers” live @ Southpaw:

 

Harlem Shakes playing “Sickos” live @ Southpaw:

 

Harlem Shakes playing “TFO” live @ Pianos:

 

Harlem Shakes playing “Old Flames” live @ Pianos:

 

Harlem Shakes playing “Nothing But Change” live @ Bowery Ballroom on July 1st, 2009:

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