Arnaud Rodrigues: Som Do Paulinho

If you’re a fan of Os Mutantes and Tropicalia, this 1976 LP from Arnaud Rodrigues is essential. Grab it while it lasts. [Thanks Rumproast]

New Restaurant: Fiore

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There’s a great new Italian restaurant on Grand Street, called Fiore. We just got around to posting a menu this weekend. Check it out while the prices remain reasonable since this place is already becoming a local favorite. More information here.
Also, now you can search our restaurant section to check out what’s new and what’s recommended. We’re overdue to check out Air Pizza, if not for the logo alone.
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RIAA Wants To Charge All Broadband Users An Extra $5 A Month

This is totally retarded.

Art Talk: John Kessler

The always great has a great series on one of Williamsburg’s first artists, John Kessler. You can check out part one below and the complete series here. Their Soft Focus interview series, hosted by Ian Svenonius of The Make-Up and Nation of Ulysses, is worth checking out as well. Interviewees thus far include Chan Marshall, Will Oldham, Ian Mackaye and many more.

Bjork's 3-D "Wanderlust" Video Premiere Tonight at Deitch Studios

Via Gothamist who has more info here. [thanks Nick]

The exhibit will be open to the public tonight only, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Deitch Projects new Long Island City space, located at 4-40 44th Drive. Promises were made that the 3D version would be screened tonight.

"We Are The World" Japanese Style

Hat tip And I Am Not Lying.

Keith Olbermann Slams Hillary And Ferraro

The Gazetteers: More People Should Resign

Since every scandal-plagued resignation deserves a theme song, this one goes out to Eliot Spitzer via our friends The Gazetteers: “More People Should Resign