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Konrad Perry

Haiku Review: We Are Plastic Ono Band @ BAM

Photography by Kevin Mazur/Wire Image Mothers and fathers and daughters and sons as one a living haiku

POSTED February 17, 2010 6:40PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , ,

We Apologize For Not Sharing Japandroids' "Art Czars" Earlier

Amid the office fracas late last week concerning that (some say dreadful) Radiohead cover of Peter Gabriel’s, we failed to provide you with the one chunk of fuzz rock that’d be blowing up our headphones … read more »

POSTED February 15, 2010 8:00AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS:

Vampire Weekend Now Appropriating White Music As Well

We know. They’re hopeless, right? During their current trek through the UK, the men of Vampire Weekend stopped by the BBC’s Maida Vale studio last week to record a session for Radio 1’s Zane Lowe. Instead … read more »

POSTED February 8, 2010 12:14PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

Vampire Weekend Speak French, Too! Le Nerve!

A week ago, critical feathers seemed to be aruffle again all thanks to the men of Vampy Weeks. Jessica Hopper of the Chicago Reader took them to task for their defensive, elastic brand of bourgeois … read more »

POSTED February 4, 2010 12:55PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Hear Yeasayer's Odd Blood In Its Streaming, Steaming Entirety

If you happen to love Yeasayer and live in New York, swing by Other Music on W. 4th Street when you get a chance. Vinyl copies of their forthcoming brainsquisher, Odd Blood, have been sitting … read more »

POSTED February 2, 2010 1:10PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

How Many Animals Can You Find In Joanna Newsom's Zany New Cover Art?

We came this close to photoshopping in a few extra…. but there are actually more than you’d think. Get creative. As you search, listen to new jam “’81″ right here. Have One On Me will … read more »

POSTED February 1, 2010 8:06PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Be A Selfish Nerd, Have The Magnetic Fields Do Your Valentine's Day Work For You

It was announced this morning that Merge is planning to re-issue the Magnetic Fields’ magnum opus, 1999′s 69 Love Songs, in a behemoth box set come April 20th. A few things: 1.) Considering the original … read more »

POSTED February 1, 2010 3:06PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

BREAKING: Real Estate's Martin Courtney Has a Small Dog

And we got the exclusive photo to prove it! For more dirt on Real Estate, please refer to Michael McGregor’s excellent feature story on the band at home in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Also be sure … read more »

POSTED January 27, 2010 1:25PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (6) TAGS:

Exclusive Listen: Sharon Van Etten's New Single "Love More"

A year ago in May, the Tripwire enjoyed some time in folk enchantress Sharon Van Etten‘s kitchen as she unfurled “Keep,” a heart-breaker from her full-length Because I Was In Love. Today we’ve got an … read more »

POSTED January 26, 2010 3:48PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (5) TAGS:

Behold Songer Singwriter: Justin Vernon Covers "Harvest Moon" with St. Vincent and Brad Cook of Megafaun

This past Saturday afternoon, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) joined up with Annie Clark (St. Vincent) and old friend Brad Cook of Megafaun, just to throw together a band for that evening’s Haiti benefit at Music … read more »

POSTED January 25, 2010 2:47PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,