Music

4Knots Music Festival Reaches NYC's Shore Saturday (Preview)

4Knots makes land at South Street Seaport with Guided by Voices, The Strumbellas and more on Saturday.

4Knots Music Festival

After venturing over to the Hudson River side of Manhattan last year, 4Knots returns to the South Street Seaport for a free show again this Saturday July 9th. 4Knots is the Village Voice's annual music festival and they've announced set times for a rain or shine day with bands like Guided By Voices, The Strumbellas, Protomartyr, Car Seat Headrest, Mothers, Kirk Knight, Girlpool, Bayonne and more.

I'm particularly looking forward to seeing The Strumbellas whose album Hope has been earning continuous plays (by me) due to its sunny songs. Then there is Car Seat Headrest whose album Teens of Denial has been highly praised and also was subject to a recall for an homage another artist didn't want him to make.

Check out full details on bands and set times below and visit South Street Seaport on Saturday for the free 4Knots Music Fest.

PIER 16 STAGE

1:00pm - Promised Land Sound

1:50pm - Kirk Knight

2:40pm - Mothers

3:40pm - Car Seat Headrest

4:40pm - Protomartyr

5:40pm - The Strumbellas

7:00pm - Guided By Voices

FULTON STAGE

1:30pm - Boulevards

2:30pm - Bayonne

3:30pm - Diane Coffee

4:30pm - Mile High Club

5:30pm - Girlpool

DJ STAGE

1:00pm - Alisa Ali of WFUV

2:00pm - Bill Pearis of Brooklyn Vegan & Little Water Radio

3:00pm - Jonathan Clarke of Q104.3

4:00pm - Delphine Blue of Little Water Radio

5:00pm - Keenan Duffty of Little Water Radio

6:00pm - Prince Rama

7:00pm - Lemonade

Music


Books


Film


Recent
Music

Learning to Take a Picture: An Interview With Inara George

Inara George is unafraid to explore life's more difficult and tender moments. Discussion of her latest music, The Youth of Angst, leads to stories of working with Van Dyke Parks and getting David Lee Roth's musical approval.

Music

Country Westerns Bask in an Unparalleled Sound and Energy on Their Debut

Country Westerns are intent on rejecting assumptions about a band from Nashville while basking in an unparalleled sound and energy.

Film

Rediscovering Japanese Director Tomu Uchida

A world-class filmmaker of diverse styles, we take a look at Tomu Uchida's very different Bloody Spear at Mount Fuji and The Mad Fox.

Music

The Charlatans' 'Between 10th and 11th' Gets a Deluxe Edition

Not even a "deluxe" version of Between 10th and 11th from the Charlatans can quite set the record straight about the maligned-but-brilliant 1992 sophomore album.

Reviews

'High Cotton' Is Culturally Astute and Progressive

Kristie Robin Johnson's collection of essays in High Cotton dismantle linear thinking with shrewdness and empathy.

Reviews

Lianne La Havas Is Reborn After a Long Layoff

British soul artist Lianne La Havas rediscovers herself on her self-titled new album. It's a mesmerizing mix of spirituality and sensuality.

Reviews

PC Nackt Deconstructs the Classics with 'Plunderphonia'

PC Nackt kicks off a unique series of recordings dedicated to creating new music by "plundering" unexpected historical sources such as classical piano pieces or chamber orchestra music.

Music

Counterbalance 24: The Doors - 'The Doors'

Before you slip into unconsciousness, Counterbalance has put together a few thoughts on the Doors' 1967 debut album. It's number 24 on the Big List.

Reading Pandemics

Parable Pandemics: Octavia E. Butler and Racialized Labor

Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower, informed by a deep understanding of the intersectionality of dying ecologies, disease, and structural racism, exposes the ways capitalism's insatiable hunger for profit eclipses humanitarian responses to pandemics.

Television

'Tiger King' and the Post-Truth Culture War

Tiger King -- released during and dominating the streaming-in-lockdown era -- exemplifies in real-time the feedback loop between entertainment and ideology.

Music

GOD's 'God IV - Revelation' Is a Towering Feat of Theologically-Tinged Prog Metal (album stream)

GOD's God IV - Revelation is beautiful and brutal in equal measure. It's a masterful series of compositions. Hear it in full today before tomorrow's release.

Books

Ivy Mix's 'Spirits of Latin America' Evokes the Ancestors

A common thread unites Ivy Mix's engaging Spirits of Latin America; "the chaotic intermixture between indigenous and European traditions" is still an inextricable facet of life for everyone who inhabits the "New World".

Reviews
Collapse Expand Reviews

Features
Collapse Expand Features
PM Picks
Collapse Expand Pm Picks

© 1999-2020 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters is wholly independent, women-owned and operated.