Archive | Vivian Girls

The Smiths as covered by members of Built to Spill, Wedding Present, Vivian Girls, and…

[video:] (Doug Martsch covering a Smiths song that isn’t “Reel Around The Fountain”) It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything new from a member of the Smiths, so it’s perfect timing for a new Smiths covers album… especially one with tracks interpreted by the Wedding Present,  Doug Martsch (Built To Spill), The Rest (one […]

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Imaginary Interview: Vivian Girls

Vivian Girls are a lo-fi punk band from Brooklyn whose debut, self-titled album was a very solid and impressive album. The band has gotten a lot of attention in the blogosphere for the album and for their fun live shows. When I interviewed the band in their green room before their recent show at Neumo’s, […]

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Best of 2008: Best of Lists from Eli Anderson of the Crocodile

When I asked the very intelligent and capable talent buyer Eli Anderson of the soon-to-be-reopened Crocodile Cafe, I was expecting a list of ten records he liked. Instead, he had sent me several well-written lists and deserves countless bonus points because he even showed his work. Now, I need to find a copy of The […]

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A solid night of indie pop with Love Is All, Vivian Girls, and Nodzzz

Show Date: November 23, 2008

I set out last Sunday to Nectar with a night full of possibility. My show companion wanted to get there early to check out the opening band, Nodzzz. Neither of us had heard them before, but people who had seen the tour previously had been telling my friend that they might be the best band […]

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Vivian Girls


Being a band championed by the collective blog world is a blessing and curse. The good news for Vivian Girls is that you didn’t have to wait around until Quentin Tarantino put them in a film before hearing of them (and really, did you actually know anyone that really got excited by the’s?). The […]

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