Teengirl Fantasy’s Dream Boat
August 20, 2012
In their final semester at Oberlin College last year, Teengirl Fantasy’s Logan Takahashi and Nick Weiss just had to go on tour with Animal Collective. And since then, the Brooklyn-based, degree-holding duo’s electronic dance music has taken them across Europe and the US.
The Long Arc of Historics
June 8, 2012
Most New York bands play their first show in unseemly warehouse spaces in the outer boroughs—not the smoky, red-lit den Le Baron. And Mickey Madden, the bassist of Maroon 5 and a former member of the band in question, doesn’t DJ the show. But then, Historics aren’t new, exactly: they’ve already put out an album (in 2009) and a series of remixes (in 2011). They’re just doing things out of the usual order.
Stark Sands Cops to It
April 12, 2012
Stark Sands, who plays one of the central rookie cops in CBS’s NYC 22, has also built a near-monopoly on the serviceman role, having played soldiers in Flags of Our Fathers, HBO’s Generation Kill, Broadway’s American Idiot, and in a zombie-apocalypse film.