Author Archives: Klaus Kinski

John Cleese bringing ‘Monty Python & The Holy Grail’ to screens across the US

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

John Cleese will be at every screening answering questions and talking about this, one of the most quotable comedies ever made.

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new Pink Floyd ‘Dark Side’ era memoir on the way

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Packed with rare and unseen pics and unbelievably intimate commentary on the state of Floyd at such a pivotal time in their career, the book follows journeys with Roger and Pink Floyd in 1974 and 1975, first with Roger in Greece, and then on the band’s Dark Side of the Moon tour.

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Iron Maiden & Ghost began a 2-night stand at Barclays Center (pics, review, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last night (July 21) Iron Maiden brought their epic Book of Souls world tour to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for the first of a two-night stint. Last night’s and tonight’s shows at the arena are the final two North American shows…

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The Specials brought their legendary sound to Brooklyn Steel (review, setlist, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It is hard to articulate just how quickly the audience’s energy went from 50% – 100%, but when The Specials teased the slow, swinging intro to “Nite Club,” the anticipation in the room was truly palpable…

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Roger Waters’ new LP ‘Is This the Life We Really Want’: a review by Pink Floyd’s biggest fan

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“If this were to end up the final Roger Waters album, it would not only serve as a blazing final word, but with its nods to his past musical exploits, it’d wrap up his recorded career perfectly.”

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Roger Waters’ “US+Them” tour underway (pics ++ setlists from Kansas City & Louisville)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Roger Waters’ new tour is a spectacle of sight and sound (and nearly 20 Pink Floyd songs), with a band includes Jess & Holly of Lucius, Jonathan Wilson, and Beck drummer Joey Waronker. The tour hits the East Coast this fall.

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comedy duo Rhett & Link touring in support of new ‘Book of Mythicality’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Comedic YouTube duo Rhett & Link have been best buddies since meeting in 1st grade in 1984 at Buies Creek Elementary school in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Since then, they have become prolific “internetainers,” podcasters, actors, and directors.

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Brit Floyd touring, playing Radio City Music Hall (dates ++ win tix)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In 2016, prodigious Pink Floyd covers act Brit Floyd delivered their ambitious Space and Time CONTINUUM North American tour to a whopping 76-dates and astounded audiences with an aural and visual experience that could only be rivaled by Pink Floyd themselves…

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Mogwai played ‘Atomic’ at Town Hall (pics, review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Scottish purveyors of loud are performing their score to documentary ‘Atomic’ on tour with the film playing on a big screen behind them. That hit NYC on Sunday night (1/29) at Town Hall….

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comedian Dave Hill and metal legend Chris Reifert are Painted Doll (listen to two songs)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“We met a year ago in San Antonio at an Autopsy show, practiced four times together, and recorded all the music on the album in three days, then did vocals after. So it was fast!” – Dave Hill

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Guided By Voices rang in 2017 at Music Hall of Williamsburg (setlist, pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Garage rock icons Guided By Voices tore into Music Hall of Williamsburg on New Years Eve 2016 (Saturday 12/31) and delivered the packed but comfortable room nearly three-hours of career-spanning rock n’ roll gems.

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Klaus Kinski’s top 10 sonic salves of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“At the end of the day, if you are looking for contemporary suggestions, I’m probably the last person you should ask. But I listen to music. I love the music I love. Here are 10 sonic elements that kept me going through 2016 (though, only a few are actually from 2016).” – Klaus.

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Dave Hill tells us his Top 11 music stuff from 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Of all the people I admire for their varied contributions to the arts, it dudn’t get any better’dn Mr. Dave Hill. Everything this guy touches turns to gold and I suspect he’s probably the envy of all his peers…

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Fred Armisen tells us his favorite drumming albums of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“These are my favorite drumming albums of 2016. I have to categorize this as my favorites as opposed to the best, because I am not familiar with enough records this year from different genres to make a fair list. It may seem limited, but this is just in my listening experience.” – Fred

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comedian Greg Johnson tells us about the Top 10 projects by other comedians he enjoyed in 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Maybe it’s because we’re both originally from Massachusetts and share a lot of the same comedic and cultural sensibilities, but comedian Greg Johnson is, hands down, one of my all-time favorite comedians…

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