eXtreme Elvis by herche
June 27, 2007, 6:03 pm
Filed under: Blender.com, Celebrity, Concert, eXtreme Elvis, Rock, Universal

eXtreme Elvis: Live Video
Elvis Presley was extreme. eXtreme Elvis is extremely extreme.

By Mike Errico

Blender.com, April 2006
Exhumed from the Blender.com vaults, this clip was filmed at the Garage in Los Angeles when a documentary filmmaker, on assignment in the club’s main room, stumbled onto the behemoth burning up (and hosing down) the acoustic side stage. Part performance art, part punk rock, part incontinence, this happy ending from the king of King impersonators prompted one staffer to dub him “the best show I’ve seen since I last showered with Ricky Martin.”

Elvis

Big UPS to Brian Berkowitz for shooting a GREAT VIDEO!!!

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Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival photos by herche

Consequence

Ghostface

Sean P

Big thanks to Prefix Mag for hooking us up with the photos, the entire photo gallery of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival can be seen at Prefix Magazine



Shiny Toy Guns at Highline Ballroom last night by herche
June 26, 2007, 6:59 pm
Filed under: Concert, Highline Ballroom, Live Shows, Review, Shiny Toy Guns

It was past 11pm by the time the kids of Shiny Toy Guns took the stage at what’s shaping up to be one of NYC’s hottest new music venue’s last night. Well worth the wait, STG go full throttle from load in to load out, creating an energy so strident that most didn’t hear the fire alarms going off all throughout their encore.

Shiny Toy Guns

Their set was just over an hour, which I felt completely appropriate considering they have only released one album. They hit all the key songs off of “We Are Pilots” including Chemistry of a Car Crash, first single Le Disko, Starts with One, and of course closed out the show with crowd favorite and break out track You Are The One. To splice up their set they threw in a little known track from their demo called Rocketship and even covered a little Depeche Mode famously.

The Band member’s raw musical talent is showcased by their constant switch offs: vocals, to guitars, to keyboards and back around. Female lead vocalist Carah Faye is a vision on the keyboards, but her undisputed trademark in the band is her voice which holds a perfect pitch while slicing through its electronic surroundings.

If you hear Shiny Toy Guns are playing at your local music venue, go buy a ticket. Each member on their own is a remarkable talent-it’s pure genius when they join together.

Written by B



Bonnaroo 2007 by herche
June 25, 2007, 4:42 pm
Filed under: Bonnaroo, Concert, Live Shows, Music, Review, The National, Wolfmother

Bonnaroo

The National KILL IT…

The National

UFO’S???

UFO

Wolfmother

Wolfmother

Thanks to Gabriela Schwartz & Mattias Eng…



Lynyrd Skynyrd On-Sale by herche
June 23, 2007, 8:37 am
Filed under: Concert, Entertainment, Live Shows

Lynyrd Skynyrd
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ
Sat, 09/15/07
On Sale Sat, 06/23/07



Peter Bjorn and John: On-Sale by herche
June 22, 2007, 10:38 pm
Filed under: Concert, Live Shows, Music, Peter Bjorn and John

Peter Bjorn and John
Roseland Ballroom
New York, NY
Thu, 09/06/07
On Sale Fri, 06/22/07



Amy Winehouse: On Sale by herche
June 22, 2007, 7:36 pm
Filed under: Amy Winehouse, Concert, Live Shows

Amy Winehouse and Paolo Nutini
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
New York, NY
Wed, 09/12/07
On Sale Fri, 06/22/07