Last Friday at Brooklyn’s Bell House, Chickfactor — the legendary indie rock zine that gave early exposure to bands like Black Tambourine, the Magnetic Fields, Saint Etienne and more — celebrated its 22nd anniversary. To this day, the Chickfactor legend looms large; its virtues were extolled in a song that bore its name on Belle and Sebastian’s 1998 album The Boy With the Arab Strap and an estimable roster of artists still convenes annually to pay tribute to its impact and influence. This year’s Chickfactor celebration included performances by the Clientele, Versus, Barbara Manning and more. — Ed.
Chickfactor 22 @ The Bell House, March 21, 2014
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