Review: The Drums Play a Secret Show at W.I.P.

Posted by The G on February 15, 2012 under G Reviews | Be the First to Comment

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Jonny Pierce of the Drums at WIP

Jonny Pierce of the Drums at WIP

The Drums are off to a great start in 2012.  They recently completed an overseas tour (literally about 1 day ago) and will be performing on the Jimmy Fallon show tonight.  Rather than take the night off, the band performed a last minute secret show at W.I.P. (Work In Progress) in New York.  The Drums, featuring yet again another line up change (Jacob Graham and Jonny Pierce are the only two ‘original’ members left), performed a brief set in the wee hours of the morning on Valentines Day, 2012.  The 4 song set featured “Best Friend,” “Me and The Moon” and “Money.”  Jonny Pierce’s stage presence is reminiscent of the good old days of Morrissey (sans the entire front row trying to grab little bits of him).  If you haven’t checked out The Drums’ second album “Portamento,” do it!

Photos: Deborah Harry Performs with Miss Guy at WIP in NYC

Posted by The G on February 8, 2012 under G Reviews | Be the First to Comment

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Deborah Harry at WIP

Deborah Harry at WIP wearing a "Jesus Looks Like Me" T-Shirt!

In the wee hours of the morning of February 8, 2012, Deborah Harry stopped by the club WIP in New York to perform with Miss Guy of The Toilet Boys, whose new video was premiered tonight.  In other amazing news, the Toilet Boys will be opening for Guns N’ Roses at their shows this weekend in Manhattan.  Back to tonight – Deborah Harry performed 2 songs including the disco classic “New York Groove” with Miss Guy.  This was my first time at WIP and the club is really cool.  I saw art from several street artists including Dick Chicken on the walls and the crowd were dressed to the 9s in a scene reminiscent of the old Studio 54 days.  The nearly impossible to get into show was also served as an unofficial kick off party for Fashion Week.

Miss Guy and Deborah Harry

Miss Guy and Deborah Harry

Deborah Harry - Dropout Poster

Deborah Harry - Dropout Poster

 

Cielo Preserves Alec Monopoly and Nick Walker

Posted by The G on September 18, 2011 under Street Art | Read the First Comment

Photos by G.  Art by Alec Monopoly and Nick Walker (respectively).

Alec Monopoly - Cielo

Alec Monopoly - Cielo

Respect to the New York club Cielo for preserving an original Alec Monopoly and Nick Walker which were painted on the front of the building as the club gets a makeover.

Nick Walker - Cielo

Nick Walker - Cielo

 

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