Deer Tick

Halloween photos: Deer Tick at the Bluebird Theater

Deer Tick donned four inch heels for a rowdy Halloween set dressed as the Spice Girls at a sold out Bluebird Theater in Denver. The "Spice Boys" performed mostly new material and fan favorites from Deer Tick's first album "War Elephant." At times, two hour show felt more like a really good Halloween house party.

Mile Marker: Deer Tick

To put it simply, Deer Tick has been one of our favorite live bands for several years. The Providence, R.I. group plays a mix of garage, country, punk and folk and wears its influences on its collective sleeve while still managing to sound wholly unique.

Album reviews: Florence + the Machine, Deer Tick

Deer Tick, "Divine Providence" (Partisan) And now for something completely different: Deer Tick's new album. "Divine Providence" is a party wagon with the wheels coming off, a rollicking burst of high jinks that should come complete with grainy black-and-white footage of double-time drunken antics.

Photo essay: The Northside Festival in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn's four-day Northside Festival kicked off its third year with hundreds of rising indie bands last weekend in the Williamsburg neighborhood of the borough. Indie-rock mainstays Guided By Voices and Beirut anchored the festival alongside newer acts like Surfer Blood, Sharon Van Etten, Wavves, Deer Tick (as Deervana), Titus Andronicus, Twin Sister and Javelin.