Junior Boys play Bardot's Living Room Session on October 6.Miami's live music scene is on the up-and-come. And in particular, one Midtown lounge is really stepping it up by bringing some of the most diverse acts in indie pop, hip-hop, and chillwave to the 305.
Bardot recently announced the Thur ... More >>
Photo by Jelle WagenaarInterpol's Daniel Kessler and Paul Banks.Read Crossfade's recent manic meditation on Interpol, the rise of the internet, and the death of the music industry.
For the last nine months, New York City rock crew Interpol has been touring non-stop behind its 2010 self-titled fo ... More >>
Interpol was there, circa 2001, when the hype machine died.There was a certain millennial flash-point when New Wave-y New York City goth-pop quartet Interpol seemed as though it might play a major part in the cleanup of a half-decade's crappy music.
This was near the outset of the 21st Century w ... More >>
School of Seven BellsWith Active ChildGrand Central, MiamiSaturday, October 16, 2010Better than: Floating on cloud nine. When we arrived at Grand Central last night, one thing really stuck out to us: The crowd was mostly dudes. Were they all there to catch a glimpse of drop-dead gorgeous Schoo ... More >>
The original School of Seven Bells trio, in all of their dreamy glory.Bad news: Claudia Deheza may have quit School of Seven Bells. Like you, we were a bit distraught when we heard there may be trouble in paradise. But during our conversation with guitarist Benjamin Curtis on Tuesday, he gave no ... More >>
photo by Sean McFarlandARPNext Tuesday's Caribou show at Grand Central just continues the wave of musical excitement washing up on Miami's shores this October. (Before this, of course, there's Beach House and Vampire Weekend at the Fillmore on Wednesday -- if you got tickets -- and Active Child a ... More >>
Hidden somewhere in the thick mist and jagged rock of the Andes Mountains, there's a secret training academy for professional pickpockets and it's called the School of Seven Bells. Now, maybe this whole thing is a myth, but no one really knows. Even Interpol and the NYPD refuse to fully deny the ... More >>
Be like Lester Bangs!Everybody wants to be a rock star. But eventually you realize that playing power chords, drinking gallons of Jack Daniel's for breakfast, and slutting it up with groupies of every sex (yes, there are more than two) is a totally ridiculous way to make a living. Sure, it pays h ... More >>
Photo via the Windish AgencyA couple weeks back, we introduced you to Active Child, the opening act for School of Seven Bells' upcoming Miami show at Grand Central. But we were so busy geeking out over his choral harmonies and harp-plucking that we glossed over the main event itself.So let's corr ... More >>
photo by Brent MullinsAs front-runners of a mini dream-pop/ electronic shoegaze renaissance, Brooklyn trio School of Seven Bells specializes in some seriously textured sounds. Narcotized tempos, guitar chords pushed through pedals upon pedals, and echoing vocals all drift in and out to update the ... More >>
Brooklyn trio School of Seven Bells chalked up a whole lotta blog and magazine love in 2008 with its debut album, Alpinisms, a set of beat-driven dream-pop that sounded, at times, like an updated version of the Cocteau Twins. The ethereal, sometimes vaguely tribal female vocals came, even, from i ... More >>