Category Archives: Friction NYC

FRICTION NYC presents Bear Hands + Boy Crisis + Blip Blip Bleep + Bottle Up & Go @ the Mercury Lounge

This Friday, FRICTION NYC returns this month with Bear Hands, Boy Crisis, Blip Blip Bleep, Bottle Up & Go at the Mercury Lounge. On September 5, 2008, Bear Hands bring their fiery pitch-perfect pairing of post-punk and indie rock, while Boy Crisis unleash their highly danceable electro-pop “that’s so brutally hip it hurts” to TheRead more…

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FRICTION NYC: Crystal Stilts, Tickley Feather & Rings @ Cakeshop 6/29

review by Sheryl Witlen photos by Pat Parault Each month, FRICTION NYC, a New York City-based music and culture site, curates a showcase highlighting NYC’s indie music scene, visiting acts, and DJs. On June 29, FRICTION presented Brooklyn’s Crystal Stilts who headlined the show, supported by fellow Brooklynites and Paw Tracks signees, Rings, along withRead more…

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FRICTION NYC: These New Puritans this Sunday + review of Dark Meat, Ex Models & The Naked Heroes 5/28

This Sunday KEXP is sponsoring the next in FRICTION‘s monthly series of showcases featuring the best up-and-coming bands in the New York area and around the world. From the U.K. comes a band you’ve heard plenty on this station, These New Puritans, on their first U.S. tour. Rounding out the bill are Brooklyn acts SchoolRead more…

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FRICTION NYC tonight: Dark Meat, Ex Models & The Naked Heroes

KEXP is proud to support FRICTION NYC’s monthly showcases. The latest is tonight in Williamsburg: FRICTION NYC kicks off Summer at Music Hall of Williamsburg TOMORROW NIGHT with an incredibly festive lineup featuring Athens, GA’s wildly eclectic collective Dark Meat along with Brooklyn’s avant-garde outfit Ex Models, and in your face rockers The Naked Heroes.Read more…

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