Adam Quirk is a Park Slope-based video producer behind “Vuvuzelas for BP,” a Kickstarter project that’s been getting some traction lately for its aim to buy a shitload of vuvuzelas, pass them out around BP headquarters in London, and have people blow on them all day, every day, until BP fixes the gushing oil spill […]
Archives for June 2010
Matt writes: Let’s think about all the people that commute to the city every morning. THE CONGESTION IS INSANE ALREADY. Not only will the L train become un-usable (which is practically is every morning) but it’s going to literally change the vibe, and eventually culture of the neighborhood, and not in a good way. The […]
Very Small Array, via Gawker
The boys will be playing a show at Bowery Ballroom with the So So Glos and Ambassadors on the 28th of July… maybe we’ll even have a pair of tickets to giveaway. I’d be on the lookout if I was you…
“Look, tenants like the guy. Yazmany’s young and hip, which matches our renter profile,” says David Sigman, senior vice president at LCOR, a building that has commissioned the artist behind those “The Assassination of Hillary Clinton” and “The Assassination of Barack Obama” faux-galleries.
The first time I heard Dinosaur Feathers I couldn’t help but blurt out “these guys kind of sound like if Del Shannon hung out with sweet little robots”– everyone laughed at me. These acoustic sets are proof that I’m right… or totally wrong. [More videos over on Big Ugly Yellow]
It’s a go. The 36-floor project, which will create 2,200 apartments (660 of which will actually be affordable), 143,000 sq. feet of community, office, and retail space, keep the iconic sign, and create some new waterfront space, will break ground in one year and take ten years to complete. Here’s the good: During last-minute negotiations, […]
The Kahbang Music and Arts Festival launched last summer in Bangor, Maine with Matt & Kim and Ra Ra Riot headlining — but it’s still relatively unheard-of. This year Kahbang will be running from August 6-14, and the list of performers includes Ok Go, Biz Markie, The Gay Blades, BoB, Free Energy and more. There […]
The video, directed by Taryn Gould and Emily Kowalczyk, is a preview of “Keep It Quiet,” a song from Ra Ra Riot’s upcoming album The Orchard. The band’s second full-length album releases August 24th on Barsuk.
Last night women’s fashion and lifestyle website StyleCaster bolstered its Indie cred by co-hosting a free Beach Fossils show with music website Death + Taxes at Santos Party House. A more aggressive spin on the lo-fi genre while still maintaining its approachable simplicity, Beach Fossils riled the crowd. A barefoot John Pena lost his mind […]