For fans of Philadelphia’s Kurt Vile, catch him at a free in-store tonight at Other Music. Starts at 9PM, though we’d advise getting there a few minutes early, these things tend to fill up quick. You can stream his album Smoke Ring For My Halo over at at NPR right now. It comes out on […]
Archives for March 2011
It sounds as ambitious as Sufjan’s former 50 states project, but James Gulliver Hancock is is drawing every building in Manhattan. Here’s more about his project: [via] HOBBY: James Gulliver Hancock, Drawing All Of the Buildings in NYC from Harvest on Vimeo.
Basically, if you’re not going to Good Co. every other Saturday, you’re not #winning. The Rude Dudes pump out hits to make your booty shake and enough dancing goes down that the glass doors of this fine establishment have no other option than to steam up. Permanent Vacation is just that kind of party, and […]
Try to think of a sexier album that came out in 2010 than Gayngs’ Relayted. I bet you can’t. Because there probably wasn’t. This smooth-ass collective have now thrown up a 7-song remix EP for FREE! And, of course, the way they did it is awesome. The band stripped Relayted down to its bare bones, and named […]
Some great archival footage to a blissfully stoned-out track by Peaking Lights. via
I know that it is easy to ignore an 11-minute song that someone sends your way. But let’s all take 1/6 of an hour out of our lives and recognize how rad Gang Gang Dance are and how much we are looking forward to Eye Contact being released.
There is a club opening in Park Slope called Prime 6, that apparently some neighborhood residents are not fans of. They are saying that a hip hop club is not what is best for the Slope. What is best? Replacing hip hop with “indie local artists,” which put family first. Wait…is indie music really seen […]
Melvin Van Peebles and his band, Laxative, played two sets at Zebulon last night, both were about an hour long. Below is a video montage of two songs (Chippin’ and Quittin’ Time), one from each set. Van Peebles is a man of the people, which he managed to prove last night. Without the slightest sign […]
A warm welcome tonight for the newest addition to Williamsburg’s burgeoning restaurant scene, Moomba. Soft-opening this evening in the space formerly known as Vertuccio’s, Moomba’s prime real estate – it borders McCarren Park on North 12th – should make it a popular stop for the neighborhood’s brunch aficionados and late-night diners alike. Offering a diverse […]
It’s hard not to be captivated by Gnome Life, a Tumblr documenting the urban adventures of an anonymous gnome living in New York. The artful composition of the Gnome’s photos, paired with his candid and often poignant musings about the city, are enough to pique anyone’s curiosity, but the identity and whereabouts of the Gnome […]