Posts Tagged ‘Matt & Kim’

Don’t Be Bored: Double Take at AFI, Oddball Music at Saint-Ex

Tonight, the Alfred Hitchcock retrospective continues at AFI with Johan Grimonprez's surreal, experimental film Double Take. Matt Siblo says, "even when Double Take loses the plot—if it ever had one—it creates an atmosphere with the palpable tension and droll gallows humor that have kept Hitchcock embedded in our cinematic consciousness." The [...]

Weekend Music Roundup : Chuck Berry, Felice Brothers, Nicki Minaj

Most of the good stuff tonight sold out already. Saturday's major options seem limited to DJ Pauly D at Fur; Nicki Minaj, Jane Jetson's slightly tawnier cousin at DC Star; or another questionably "spectacular" (read: leaning toward just plain spectacle) rapper, Lil B.

The Best of Friday, but Unfortunately Sold Out:

Chuck Berry with Daryl Davis. 8 [...]

Lover’s Rock: Yo La Tengo @ 9:30 Club, Matt & Kim @ Black Cat

Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley, of Hoboken, N.J.'s Yo La Tengo, are married. Despite the rumors, Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino, better known as the Brooklyn band Matt & Kim, are not.
At Matt & Kim's sold-out show at the Black Cat Wednesday, Schifino showed off what has to be indie pop's most expressive face, while [...]