Tagged: Big Troubles


Beat Construction: Ducktails

Matt Mondanile groupthinks his new solo record. Real Estate’s role as suburban New Jersey’s jangle-pop poet laureates has been greatly exaggerated—at least according to the band’s guitarist, Matt Mondanile. “It’s cool that we’re from where … read more »

POSTED January 23, 2013 10:30AM IN NWSPRINT Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Ducktails, “Letter of Intent”

Packed with several collaborations, Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile’s forthcoming LP, The Flower Lane (out January 29th on Domino), promises to be his most evolved release to date under the Ducktails moniker. And if new … read more »

POSTED December 4, 2012 5:22PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Limited, “New Day Rising”

Limited is the new project of Big Troubles’ Alex Craig. His debut 7-inch is out now on New Images, the label started by Matthew Mondanile, bka Ducktails. The single’s promising B-side, “New Day Rising,” nicely … read more »

POSTED November 8, 2012 2:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Stream King Cyst’s Album Real Pussy

King Cyst is what happens when the rough makings of an instrumental Doors tribute band meet the lyrical drift of Luka Usmiani (of Big Troubles) and improv sax. The result is refreshingly varied psychpop that … read more »

POSTED September 6, 2012 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Stream: Big Troubles, “Polyommatus Blue”

New Jersey boys Big Troubles have a new single coming for “She Smiles for Pictures,” a standout from their album Romantic Comedy. “Polyommatus Blue” is that record’s B-side. It would have fit in perfect on … read more »

POSTED November 15, 2011 10:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: ,

Video: Big Troubles, “She Smiles For Pictures”

Is the point of this Big Troubles video that the zoo harshes fashion goths’ vibes? If so, I can see why. The zoo is a bright, positive, child-oriented place (unless it’s one of those dark … read more »

POSTED October 10, 2011 4:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Open Bar: Big Troubles

You could say the New Jersey boys of Big Troubles are true comedians at heart, or comedians and musicians, simultaneously. Last week, after multiple viewings of their new “Sad Girls” clip and an Open Bar … read more »

POSTED September 27, 2011 1:30PM IN OPEN BAR TAGS: , ,

Video: Big Troubles, “Sad Girls”

At the Apple store, they’re barely selling laptops as we’ve known them and instead aggressively pushing the two and a half pound MacBook Air. I know an 11 year old—for years she was pretty addicted … read more »

POSTED September 9, 2011 3:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Stream: Big Troubles’ Album Worry

You’d be forgiven if you heard that another band was emerging from Ridgewood, NJ, and you were like, TOO MUCH TOO MUCH. Because, yeah, Big Troubles is another New Jersey-born band, but like a bunch … read more »

POSTED September 14, 2010 5:47PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

New York: Go to Underwater Peoples' Summer Showcase 2010

Straight from the horse’s suspiciously fuzzy mouth: Saturday, August 14th — $5 — Doors at 7pm Shea Stadium — 20 Meadow St, Brooklyn, 11206 No Demons Here Big Troubles Family Portrait Julian Lynch Andrew Cedermark … read more »

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