At their Theatre Fairmont show in Montreal, The Cribs unleashed a special treat for fans. The band often projects a video of Lee Ranaldo, co-founder of Sonic Youth, to open their song “Be Safe”. However, this performance was one-of-a-kind: Ranaldo joined them live onstage.
Read more about the once in a lifetime event below:
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And for every person in that room that was a true Cribs fan, you were in that place, and you felt ten…even if it was on a Wednesday night.
Mandie Molina of Chicago Now has shared a glowing live review of The Cribs. Despite the fact that Wednesday night was a little busy for live music, Molina asserts that everyone in the audience was “there because they truly loved the band”.
Check out the review below:
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Music by MGMT has been featured in an art installation by Black Bananas frontwoman, Jennifer Herrema. The installation, which s presented by Red Bull Studios NYC, features a series of fully-furnished, multicultural rooms, complete with a hand tailored soundtrack. Herrema hopes to guide the viewer through each of these simulated spaces with the help of her meticulous playlist.
Read more about the installation below:
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“I had DJ’d a goth/industrial club in Rochester several times throughout 2012 and 2013 (with our now tour manager Bud) and the patrons there were always fascinating. I remember playing that ‘they will not control/degraaaaaaade us’ Muse song and everyone losing their minds. We wanted to capture a bit of that spirit as well.”
Joywave has posted the first part of their Huffington Post series, “Why Be Credible When You Can Be Incredible?”. The series is a track-by-track guide through the band’s new LP, complete with recording tips, industry insights, and an outrageous sense of humor. The first article covers the opener, “Somebody New”.
Read about the song, the hand-painted purple studio in which it was recorded, and more:
Why Be Credible When You Can Be Incredible? 01 Somebody New
The Cribs have shared a new track via Noisey/Vice this morning. The track is titled “Wish I Knew You In The 90s” and will be on an upcoming 7″ release (UK only). For the rest of us, stream the track over on Noisey now.
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“We were all brothers and from a small town. I never saw us as being part of the rock’n’roll scene. I just thought we were gonna be an anomaly.”
In a recent interview with NME, Gary Jarman opened up about the most important songs on his iPod. From Diana Ross to Modern Lovers, each track is a look into the influences of one of the UK’s most prominent rock bassists.
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