The Major Lazer braintrust (Diplo & Switch) put this mixtape together for La Roux while working on new material in Jamaica. It features a bunch of JA-inspired blends, special remixes, dubplates and more but you don’t really need to be sold on this thing – we are giving it to you today for FREE. Grab […]
Archives for May 2010
There’s a new Church of Tarvu recruitment video: The original after the jump:
Why doesn’t Williamsburg have a movie theater? It’s the one thing that’s truly missing in the neighborhood and every time we have to fight with the crowds at the horrible, overpriced Regal theater in Union Square we are reminded of the question. Great news came yesterday when The Brooklyn Paper reported that “indieScreen-a small theater […]
Twin Sister celebrated their album release last night at Glasslands. Naturally the album is excitedly anticipated as Twin Sister’s second EP Color Your Life received critical acclaim for it’s breathy and inspired sound with its romantically hazy approach to ambient and pop rock music. Twin Sister invited the experimental trio Data Dog and Lost Boy […]
Our very own Marlow and Sons are finding new uses for their house-butchered cows. 40 to 350 bucks now scores you a simple, sweet looking leather bag. Might fine looking, if I do say so myself. via NY Mag
Readers…somebody needs your help right now. Andrea’s dog “Puppy” is missing. He is a corgi. He lives in Bushwick on Central Ave between Jefferson and Troutman, so start there. Call 847-636-8833 if you find him!
For its latest issue, The Neighborhoods Issue, GOOD asked a handful of designers & illustrators to “create flags celebrating their neighborhoods.” Both Greenpoint and Williamsburg are represented in the project, with flags designed by Playlab, a design company here in Brooklyn. Below left is Williamsburg, below right is Greenpoint: I reached out to the studio […]
Here’s one from Craigslist that needs some splainin’: We made everyone’s morning in Mccarren Park. We met so randomly, and had such a great night. Me English girl, you tall sandy haired so sweet and cute. We made Mccarren Park our bedroom, and really didnt effing care. leave in a month as you kno, so […]
PBR’s been sold to a guy who once managed Vlasic Pickles. How appropriate! The deal went down for $250 million, though as Consumerist notes, “for only a dollar more they could have gotten a shot of Jameson to go along with it.” Recession Special!
Two tattoo’d NYC bike messengers went before Judge Judy to argue over a lost (or stolen & sold) bicycle. This clip has all the important markings — flannels, tattoos, fire, a “friend’s band,” the internet, custom bikes, and fashionable hair. It truly is the biggest thing to hit our judicial system. The Plaintiff, Christopher Villanella, […]