Tagged: ESG


Stream: Rare Track From New Factory Records Comp

On Tuesday, September 18th, club music preservationists Strut Records will release the second installment of its Fac. Dance series, a collection of lost 12-inches and rareties from Manchester’s storied Factory Records imprint, known for championing … read more »

POSTED September 14, 2012 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

FEATURE: New York Rock in The Years to Be Hated

Squabbles and footnotes aside, in the pages of history books and The FADER, New York rock in the 21st century began with the Strokes. Of course the Strokes always evoked New York rock of the … read more »

POSTED February 9, 2011 3:00PM IN FEATURES Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Listen to Ten-Year-Old Twins Cover ESG Awesomely

Previously kinda felt like ESG should never be covered—the loose, impulsive scrappiness of the classic NYC punks is rarely replicated, and that scrappiness is the very thing that made ESG great. However! Ten-year-old twins beasting … read more »

POSTED October 15, 2010 3:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Dutch Rhythm Combo f. Isa GT, “Alerta” MP3

Does Colombia have an equivalent to Nueva York’s ESG? If not, Isa GT (now residing in London) and Dutch Rhythm Combo might need to apply with this track’s minimal discofunk rhythms and cool-but-not-too-cool vocals. Isa … read more »

POSTED March 30, 2010 4:40PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Exclusive Premiere – Nisennenmondai "Destination Tokyo"

Ok, this is less of an exclusive (I think we got it up first), and more about me begging to post a track from Nisennenmondai’s upcoming long player (although only 5 songs, it’s 44 minutes) Destination Tokyo. Well, my persistence payed dividends, because today we can share with you the title track. This is the best thing I’ve heard all week. read more »

POSTED May 15, 2009 10:47AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,