Chris Taylor has been busy. Best known as the bass player of Grizzly Bear, he has also crafted diverse sounds as a producer for bands like Twin Shadow, Dirty Projectors, Blood Orange, Class Actress and Jamie Lidell. Then last year he launched Terrible Records, an independent label that prints limited-edition seven-inch records, then last week [...]
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On Thursday, May 12 we celebrated the launch of Dossier Issue No. 7 on the roof deck at the New Museum with the support of Vans, music by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear and Neon Indian, drinks by Kombucha Brooklyn, limited edition totes bags by Pamela Love and Caris Reid and a showing of the [...]
Off of Veckatimest and directed by Allison Schulnik. Best claymation video since Green Jello’s “Three Little Pigs“?
Our friends Chris and Ethan and their friends… Music by: Class Actress (LIVE at 11 pm upstairs) Free Energy (LIVE at 12 am downstairs) Ethan and Chris (Grizzly Bear) (Terrible Records) Riton (DJ Set) JDH & Dave P (Fixed) Daryl Palumbo (Head Automatica) Nick Hook (Cubic Zirconia) Alex English (Resident DJ) Hosted by: Miranda Levitt [...]
Grizzly Bear’s new record Veckatimest, out on Warp Records in four days, has already seen an immense amount of positive press, with many both in and out of the media (and perhaps presumptuously) referring to it as album-of-the-year material. Just yesterday, Pitchfork awarded the record’s second to last track, ‘While You Wait For the Others,’ [...]
Though the official video for Grizzly Bear’s lilting single Two Weeks has yet to be released, JT Helms has put together this charming edit of the classic French film “Le ballon rouge.” Enjoy.
A quick note to let you know that limited tickets are still available for the Brooklyn Philharmonic‘s February 28 performance featuring Final Fantasy and Dossier faves Grizzly Bear at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. If the performance is anything like the Philharmonic’s concerts with Joanna Newsom earlier this year or last year’s outing with Antony Hegarty, it’s [...]
The Seaport Music Festival‘s bevy of shows this summer has showcased the likes of Wire, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, No Age and Atlas Sound. As great as those bands are — and they are all fantastic — none of this summer’s shows is as exciting as tomorrow’s Dirty Projectors show.
Photo by Bao Nguyen I’ve always approached music festivals with mixed emotions. Almost invariably, sacrifices must be made – set times are usually short, sound quality can be sketchy and timetable clashes often mean that you will miss portions of your favorite acts. With these considerations in mind, I attended the first day of the [...]
2000: Department of Eagles begins as the dorm room project of roommates Dan Rosen and Fred Nicolaus at NYU. I am 12 years old. 2003: Department of Eagles release their debut album, The Cold Nose. I am a sophomore in high school, and my friend Brett and I stumble upon the album (which we actually [...]