1 10K ISLANDS : February 2010

Saturday, February 27, 2010

To Do In Miami This Weekend (Tonight)

Dance with:

Friday, February 26, 2010

Neon Indian For Green Label Sound

Newly anointed Brooklynites by way of Austin Texas, Neon Indian, are Green Label Sound's next artist (via Pichfork). I am surprised this Mountain Dew funded record label/singles club is still around. But great! In case you missed it, here is Neon Indian doing some acoustic action for Fader TV:

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Sonar Announces Lineup - LCD Soundsystem

Sonar Festival in Barcelona Spain has announced its lineup. Pretty stellar, dance party. I am looking into flights and commercial water vessels. Neither are cheap. The festival will look something like this, but a thousand times bigger:

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Vampire Weekend Is Gay

And by that, I mean that keyboardist Rostam Batmanglij is gay and talked about it recently with OUT magazine. 

Here is a video of Vampire Weekend at Coachella 2 years ago.
They will be back there. Again. This year.
"You built a time machine...Out of a Delorean?!?!?!"

Tuesday, February 23, 2010


Along with 9.2's today, Pitchfork has also shed some light on the Aziz Ansari (future 'best new music') mixtape. With an MP3. 

Monday, February 22, 2010

MF Doom

The MF Doom live controversy is heating up again. 
Brooklyn Vegan has the scoop.

Mos Def is Doom's biggest fan. Next to the guy (maybe) pretending to be him at live shows.

Friday, February 19, 2010

To Do In Miami This Weekend

Catch Rachel Goodrich performing for FREE at Sweat Records 
on Saturday, February 20th.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Miami's "Song For Haiti"

A bunch of great Miami musicians got together to record a single for Haiti. One of those musicians was Brian Robertson of ANR. 
(At the 1:10 mark you will see Brian going totally nutty on the keys):

New Liars Video

Good weird.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

MGMT - Congratulations - Album Out April 13

2nd trippiest album cover of the past 12 months. 

1st place goes to Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion


SASQUATCH FESTIVAL announced their line up for this year. We're pretty excited about:

MGMT, The National, LCD Soundsystem, Band of Horses, Ween, Tegan and Sara, Broken Social Scene, Passion Pit, Public Enemy, She & Him, the New Pornographers, The Hold Steady, the xx, Dirty Projectors, No Age, Drive-By Truckers, Kid Cudi, the Mountain Goats, Quasi, Camera Obscura, Midlake, Caribou, Girls, WHY?, Japandroids, Wale, YACHT, Cymbals Eat Guitars, the Very Best, Neon Indian, tUnE-YarDs, Local Natives, the Tallest Man on Earth, Fool's Gold, A-Trak...



I was asked a questions yesterday: 
"Hey fella, what does Awesome New Republic look like in the studio?"
I replied with the visual rant seen above.

Once Upon A Time In Buzzworthy Land...

Found this gem. When MTV used to cover music, they were kind enough to choose Ten Thousand Islands artist Awesome New Republic as a BUZZWORTHY pick. 
Thanks MTV!