Earlier this summer I saw Columbus rock quintet Connections pull off the impossible. Tasked with opening for Neutral Milk Hotel in front of 5,000 people, most of whom had no idea who you are, many bands would have wilted. Instead, Kevin Elliott and the boys bashed away with such fury that the crowd couldn’t help [...]
All Tomorrow’s Parties, Pitchfork, and Primavera Sound were all set to present the inaugural Jabberwocky Festival this weekend in London, and the lineup looked stellar: Neutral Milk Hotel, James Blake, Darkside, Caribou, Kurt Vile, Sun Kil Moon, Panda Bear, Cloud Nothings, Liars, Mutual Benefit, Perfect Pussy, METZ, Forest Swords, Jesu, Iceage, Clipping., Thee Oh Sees, [...]
St. Vincent played a free show in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park last night to close out the season for Celebrate Brooklyn!, a group whose guests this year have included the National, Nick Cave, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Janelle Monáe. The concert was broadcast on WFUV and you can stream the whole thing below. It’s pretty great [...]
In a review of a recent show by Neutral Milk Hotel, Grayson Haver Currin griped that frontman Jeff Mangum’s no-photo policy for concertgoers plays like a cynical ploy: Mangum is attempting to preserve the same legacy of an enigma that turned into a bankable career during his prolonged absence; in an age of instant information […]
If a significant number of people love anything enough, there will be a backlash against it. Perhaps that’s always been true, but it’s especially true in 2014, when unpopular opinions are practically a currency unto themselves. And so...Show More Summary
Pitchfork Music Festival takes place in Chicago every summer and is known for having an array of musical guests -- some larger and more established acts like Beck or Neutral Milk Hotel, some more newer hype bands such as punk outfit Perfect Pussy, or the long awaited reunion of the incredible English shoegaze band Slowdive. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Neutral Milk Hotel, Beirut, The Middle East Song: Tiny Little Houses - Every Man Knows His Plague; And You Are Mine What's so good? Folk music badly done is about as engrossing as reruns of Dr Phil, but when a good folk track hits my ears, I swoon immediately. Show More Summary
Last night's rainy NMH show (photo via @brooklynvegan instagram) Indie rock legends Neutral Milk Hotel almost didn't complete a 2-night Brooklyn run in a rainy Prospect Park last night (Wednesday, 7/23). It was the latest chapter in the huge reunion...
Danny Brown at Pitchfork Festival 2014 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Neutral Milk Hotel, Circulatory System @ Prospect Park Bandshell While Jeff Mangum...
Neutral Milk Hotel @ P4K Fest 2014 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Neutral Milk Hotel, Circulatory System @ Prospect Park Bandshell While Jeff...
I Moshed to Neutral Milk Hotel at Pitchfork Festival with a Bunch of Teens
It was an idyllic weekend in Union Park, and when Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Mangum held the stage by himself with just an acoustic guitar, it got even better.
photos by Dominick Mastrangelo; words by Zach Pollack and Milos Markicevic Neutral Milk Hotel / St. Vincent / Danny Brown @ P4K Fest 7/19/2014 Day 2 of the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival featured a headlining set by Neutral Milk Hotel,...
The legendary art-rock band Half Japanese have had a cult following since the ’80s — well before Kurt Cobain asked them to open for Nirvana in 1993 (more recently they’ve been opening for Neutral Milk Hotel). Now the band have announced Overjoyed, their first album in 13 years. Below you can listen to the first [...]
Friday's headlines also include Halston, 'Goonies' and Morrissey.
by Andrew Sacher Spoonboy Spoonboy is the solo project of David Combs (of DC DIY punk band The Max Levine Ensemble) that he's kept active since 2003 with a rotating cast of members from Nana Grizol, Neutral Milk Hotel, The...
2014 has turned into a special year for Elephant Six fans. In addition to Neutral Milk Hotel’s constantly growing world tour, Will Cullen Hart has promised us a third album from both of his equally great psych-pop bands, Circulatory System and Olivia Tremor Control. We’ve already heard the gleefully fractured “If You Think About It [...]
Fun Fun Fun Fest normally does a pretty good job at balancing different genres and this year seems no different. Headliners for the event include Nas, Death Cab For Cutie, Neutral Milk Hotel, Girl Talk, Alt-J, King Diamond, Death From Above 1979, and heavy metal Brits Judas Priest. Further down on the list you have [...]
Neutral Milk Hotel, Death Cab For Cutie, Nas, Judas Priest, Death From Above 1979, and more.
The National, Lorde, Neutral Milk Hotel, The War on Drugs, and more.