Posted: October 1st, 2012 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: ART, STANDOUT | Tags: Jack White, Live Performance, Music News, New York, Radio City Music Hall | No Comments »
Critically acclaimed guitarist – he’s ranked 70th best by Rolling Stone Magazine – and songwriter Jack White has enraged fans by walking off stage after just 45 minutes into his Saturday night concert at New York City’s famed Radio City Music Hall. The former front man of White Stripes and The Raconteurs – now touring behind his solo record Blunderbuss – pulled the plug after just 12 tunes.
According to the New York Observer, staff at the concert were equally as mystified by White’s early exit, one member of the security team later offered an explanation to the reporter. “He wasn’t happy with the sound,” the security guard said. “I don’t know why he pulled that.” The Observer also noted that White had several “angry exchanges” with a shirtless fan in the front row who was removed by security.
White (né Gillis) 37, thanked his audience, abruptly exiting stage right, leaving the capacity crowd chanting for more. The crowd’s enthusiasm initially turned to perplexity as roadies removed White’s guitars but transformed into anger as the curtain fell on the stage :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: November 30th, 2011 | Author: Marcus Dangerfield | Filed under: Art News, Guy Picciotto, Musician, Tune | Tags: Blueprint, Fugazi, Guy Picciotto, Music News, Repeater | Comments Off
REPEAT: first posted July 2011! Admission: this tune is making my insides feel funny, in the nicest possible way. About a month ago, someone kicked Fugazi’s awesomely epic - Blueprint - from their amazing album Repeater. When it landed at my feet I wasn’t sure where or when I’d get a chance to play it, but something about Guy Picciotto’s vocals, along with that woe-some backbeat, just seemed like it would rock the headphones right of my skull. Ouch, now that I’ve played it, I seriously regret the time my ears have missed out on this tune!! Check the Video below:
WARNING HARSH LANGUAGE
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Posted: June 7th, 2011 | Author: Marcus Dangerfield | Filed under: ART, Art News, Gallery Opening, Serial Space, Sydney, Tune | Tags: Guerre EP, Music News, Serial Space, Yes Please | Comments Off
Our Favorite Art Space – Serial Space – and our favourite new record label – Yes Please – have teamed up to party. Yes Please Records are on at Seral Space for their official label launch, as well as the launch of the Guerre EP launch. Thursday June 9 at Serial Space and we would love to see you there! It’s gonna be a very special night for Guerre, as they’re releasing the remixes of his debut EP Darker My Love – ahead of the originals. With remixes by Collarbones, Fishing, The Townhouses, Wintercoats, Albatross and Naminé, it’s going to be amazing!
As well as Guerre’s mesmeric neosoul, you’ll bear witness to the ambient-bent beats of Sydney’s Albatross and the newly formed duo Fox + Sui – who are Melbourne beatmaker Andras Fox and the delectable voice of Sydney’s Sui Zhen.
If you get yourself along to Serial Space on the night you’ll also get your hands on a copy of the very limited remix EP, hand drawn by the man himself, all yours to take home and love.
Doors open at 8 and its totally FREE!