“It is truly a multimedia experience that leaves you feeling as if you have tackled several parts of the New York arts scene all at once“, writes RumBum, who recently ran a feature on LPR calling it, “one of the newest and coolest small music venues in New York City“. Click HERE… to check out
Athens, GA based band Circulatory System played LPR back on September 9th. RCRD LBL is now offering a free-download of their song, “Overjoyed”. Click HERE… to check it out.
New York-based disco group, The Phenomenal Handclap Band has released two remixes of their track, “You’ll Dissappear” exclusively via RCRD LBL. Click HERE… to read about the remixes and download them both for free.
CBC Radio stopped by LPR for Gil Shaham’s performance on 9/29. Before the show, they sat down for an interview with David Handler, co-founder and owner of LPR. David spoke about the venue’s philosophy behind fostering such electric programing and how it sets LPR apart as a result. Listen to the full feature below.
Staten Island band, Cymbals Eat Guitars played LPR on 10/23 as part of the self-titled magazine and Pop Mart Media CMJ showcase. The bill also featured Delorean, Holly Miranda, and Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson. Head to Pitchfork… to see photos and read a recap of the show.
Minnesota-based writer, David Doody recently profiled the guys behind Radio Happy Hour, an old-time, radio-style variety show that got its start in Minnesota and now takes place at LPR. Artists like Norah Jones, Michael Showalter, and Andrew W.K. have all had Radio Happy Hour spots over the past few months.
Click HERE… to read more
Kailash Kher played to a packed house (that included David Byrne) at LPR on 9/22. Click HERE… footage of Kher and his band performing, “Guru Ghantal”.
I Love Vinyl and Ubiquity Records have a contest going that you should check out.
The Question: What were the first five songs played at last month’s I Love Vinyl party (hint: the recording is posted here…)
The Prizes: People who correctly identify the titles and artists of the five songs will be entered
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Hold Steady singer Craig Finn and Tom Ruprecht ( Late Show With David Letterman) are reportedly writing and producing a film version of Chuck Klosterman’s Fargo Rock City. Details HERE.
Finn and Hold Steady bandmate, Tad Kubler will take the stage at LPR’s Radio Happy Hour… on Saturday 11/4. Tickets are still
Jaunted was at LPR on Monday for Franco Battiato’s sold-out show. They reviewed the performance and praised LPR calling it, “one of the best music venues in the country”. You can check out videos from the show and a feature on LPR at Jaunted’s website….
The New York Times was at LPR on Tuesday to review the Broadcast/Atlas Sound CMJ show. Check it out HERE….
Stereogum sent Natasha Ryan to LPR on Tuesday to photograph Broadcast. Check out the entire gallery HERE….
Atlas Sound and Broadcast played a very sold-out CMJ show at LPR on 10/20. Head over to Pitchfork… for photos and a recap.
Just several days after their LPR show, No Age played a set at the MOMA as part of a Spike Jonze retrospective. You can check out footage from the performance at Pitchfork….
Brooklyn based electronic/thrash duo, Sleigh Bells played LPR on 9/30. Pitchfork recently ran a feature on the band, which includes a free download of their song, “A/B Machines”. Check it out HERE….
Dead Man’s Bones played a highly anticipated, sold-out show at LPR on 10/15. The night featured a freaky talent show with Halloween-themed antics, a NYU acappella group, and a children’s choir that backed-up Dead Man’s Bones. Head over to MTV… to read a recap of the evening.
No Age and Woods played to a packed house at LPR on 10/14 and Pitchfork was there to document it. You can check all the photos from the show HERE….