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Archives for June 2011
This song and video play out like an introduction to Theophilus London. But if you’ve been in the game, he has been putting out solid mixtapes, singles and EPs for the past few years. It is great to see he is finally getting some recognition from a major media sources (Whattup, MTV!). This song is […]
I like The Strand and Tompkins Square Park as much as anybody, and I think that Cults have put out a fun summer record with their self titled debut. But as far as the places they talk about in this Spin “Underground Guide” are not necessarily off the beaten path. It feels kind of like […]
Watch this video of Dom cover arguably the best (Prince) song ever, “Little Red Corvette”. We saw them perform it at Brooklyn Bowl Friday and while this video is not from that specific performance its still pretty great.
Everyone doing ok from the weekend? A little hungover? A little sunburnt? Yeah, us too. Here is a list of our favorites from the festival. Some you might know and some you might not but hopefully you will a find a place in your heart to let them all in a little… or a lot. […]
One of the highlights of The Northside Festival, Eleanor Friedberger played a great set at Europa on Saturday night. Bradford Cox was up front enjoying the show. Ted Leo was the surprise opener. (No sign of Courtney Love who was spotted roaming the ‘burg Saturday afternoon.) We’re all looking forward to Friedberger’s solo record out […]
First we told you Lou Reed was recording with Metallica and now Patti Smith has a role on Law & Order: Criminal Intent! What the hell is going on here? Airing this Sunday at 9/8c on USA, Smith will play the role of Columbia University mythology professor Cleo Alexander. In the episode, based off the […]
Williamsburg’s demographics may be changing, according to David Maundrell, President of Aptsandlofts.com. As reported on The Real Deal Magazine’s twitter feed: “As families and retirees move into Williamsburg off the Bedford L stop, hipsters are moving east along the L,” Maundrell said yesterday at the Green Pearl Brooklyn Real Estate Summit. Can Williamsburg survive these […]
Leave it to BuzzFeed to be brutally honest (and dead on) on their “Hipster Subway Map.” Sad but oh so true that it consists of only 4 transit lines: the L, F , JMZ and R trains. We like the detail at the end of the L that says “You passed out again”… I […]
Recapping some of your weekend commuting options: The L sucks. The G sucks. And now the East River Ferry may or may not suck. Today, the NY Waterway issued a special advisory, stating: [T]he large number of travelers we are carrying has resulted in many boats reaching their Coast Guard mandated capacity and the loading and […]