If the streets of Williamsburg felt a little empty the past two nights, it’s not because The Rapture struck New York’s hipster elite a few days early. The real culprit for the L-train exodus: cult favorite Fleet Foxes, which played two sold-out shows way, WAY uptown at the massive United Palace Theater venue Wednesday and […]
Archives for May 2011
Listen all you godless heathens, your gig is up. Reverand Gage Jung, has gone and set up a church for you. A hip church. Where they hand out Hipster Church wristbands on the street, read the bible on their iphones, and mingle while listening to Arcade Fire and MGMT. This church is in a Sheraton […]
Did you hear? Everyone’s favorite cat-lady band, Best Coast, jumped on the Planned Parenthood train this week, putting out a video about why the group is so important and announcing they’ll play a benefit show with country-punk group Those Darlins this summer. As if you needed a reason aside from the fact that this is […]
Check out Skeletons‘ new music video below. The band just recently released their new album “People“.
Smorgasburg is launching this Saturday! There is going to be so much delicious food along the Williamsburg waterfront. The New York Times just posted a list of all the vendors confirmed to be in attendance. Here are our goals with Smorgasburg: directly connect local/NYC purveyors with regional farmers/producers; make good, fresh, affordable food accessible to […]
The Vivian Girls played a homecoming show last night at 285 Kent Ave, the warehouse right next to Glasslands. Below is a video edit of the songs “I Have No Fun” and “Death”.
Project Aura: Bicycle Safety Lighting System from Project AURA on Vimeo. Imagine how lit up the W-burg bridge would look at night if bikers were rocking this. And with 18 bicyclists killed last year, any extra help that would likely be used (unlike, say, a helmet) is great. Where is the kickstarter? I want in.
Bagel lovers: rejoice! Bagelsmith has opened a Lorimer Street/Metropolitan Avenue location of their popular shop which offers a large variety of bagels, spreads, sandwich meats, and various types of caffeine. They’re currently open from 6am-10pm, however they tell us that in the next few weeks they’ll switch to a 24-hour operating schedule.
From the founder and core Jingle Punks member Jared Gutstadt: It’s a simple concept… We took songs from the American Hipster songbook (MGMT, Strokes, White Stripes) and re-imagined them as arrangements for a civilized dinner party for the transitioning adult Hipster. Introducing – The Jingle Punks Hipster Orchestra which is our favorite “hipster approved” songs […]
This track from Bon Iver’s forthcoming self-titled record sadly features no Kanye cameos. It does, however, fit perfectly with this gloomy day we’ve been having. And it is so good!