Randall’s Animals presents new narration for a real clip on the honey badger, “the most fearless animal on earth” according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Randall seems to agree with Guiness, even though he calls the honey badger a sleepy fuck. I just wrote an article about the Gregory Brothers and remix video, […]
Archives for February 2011
Spotted this morning: a “For Sale” sign on the front door of Baba. What happened? Another one bites the dust…..
Tonight, catch Nico Muhly and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus performing Tell The Way a collaborative piece based on medieval folk tales. Not only does it feature hit composer Nico Muhly and a bunch of awesome kids, but also Bryce Dressner of The National, Sam Amidon and Bishi. Check out this video from the rehearsal. You […]
With less than a week left until V-Day, it’s hard to walk a block without running smack-dab into reminders of our own romantic ineptitude: the tangle of heart-shaped tinsel on the storefront of a jewelry store, the plastic Cupid lawn gnome half-hidden by a skiff of snow, the sudden surge of pink and red in […]
Take a song – in this case songs written by them, but not necessarily – and have Deerhoof play it. They will play it accurately. They will play it loudly. And they will fuck it up in a way that makes you rethink what you thought about songs in the first place and why you […]
Cutting-edge British instrumentalist Jaime xx (better known as 1/3 of the critically-acclaimed the xx) makes admittedly strange bedfellows with Gil Scott-Heron, the 61-year-old soul singer whose signature spoken-word style influenced generations of hip-hop greats, as well as black militant activists back in the 1970s. But collaborate they have, and the result is something unlike anything […]
Not as good as the original (how could it be) but still pretty amazing to see Joan rock the shit out of this Modern Lovers classic.
Before all the news about the birds falling out of the sky in Arkansas and Sweden and around the world, the original bird-themed terror (if you don’t count Alfred Hitchcock, or whoever…) came from James Nguyen’s masterpiece Birdemic: Shock and Terror. The movie has made its way around the country at midnight screenings in art […]
They say it might snow again this weekend. I am so over this weather. Come in out of the cold, and don’t miss , Imaginary Arms, an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photography opening Saturday at ARCH Collective NYC, 390-400 Troutman St. The show features bluetan art collective members Joseph O’Neal and recent addition Joe […]
We still have to wait awhile to hear Toro y Moi’s followup to 2010’s Causers of This, but in the meantime, he’s got a mixtape: Toro y Moi is a bit of a hero here at FACT, and not just for his music. The filter-heavy, daydreamed pop music of last year’s Causers of This found […]