Stomping Grounds

Flavorpill’s Stomping Grounds featuring the Postelles

Our original video series Stomping Grounds, presented by PUMA, is back with a look at another great band and how its rock-’n-rolling members spend their nights out. Our third episode introduces the Postelles, a group of NYC retro rockers who got their first break thanks to Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. Join drummer Billy Cadden and lead axeman David Dargahi as they hit some of their favorite New York City nightspots, including Lower East Side club Fontana’s and the always popular bar/restaurant Spitzer’s Corner. Along the way, they explain exactly what a Postelle is, reveal a band tradition that sounds surprisingly similar to a recent Foo Fighters revelation, and try to convince us they play cricket in the city streets at night. Watch the Postelles Stomping Grounds video now, then tell us who you’d like to hit the town with in the next one. … Read More

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Flavorpill's Stomping Grounds Returns with Freelance Whales

In the second installment of our original video series Stomping Grounds, presented by PUMA, we spend a night out with New York’s own musical merrymakers Freelance Whales. Tag along as drummer Jake Hyman and bassist Doris Cellar take us out to one of their favorite nightspots, East Village rock n’ roll hangout the HiFi Bar. While there, they school us in pool, get serious with CSI pinball, and pause just long enough to tell us about how they met and why their early shows weren’t that different from busking in the NYC subways. Click through to watch the video, and tell us who you’d like to spend a night on the town with next! … Read More

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Introducing Stomping Grounds, the Flavorpill Video Series

As part of our resolution to create more original video content for you guys, Flavorpill is launching a video series in tandem with PUMA. Wonder what your favorite rock stars’ night lives look like? Spoiler alert: they’re funnier than yours. Stomping Grounds shadows Flavorpill-approved musicians in different cities on a night out at their go-to spots. Hilarity generally ensues. In the first installment, NYC art-rock scene mainstays Les Savy Fav tear it up in Williamsburg. … Read More

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