Reports of a poop-filled McCarren Park are all over the blogosphere today after Brooklyn Paper posted a story on “Greenpoint’s liquored up vagabonds” pissing and shitting all over the park playgrounds. Gothamist credits New York Shitty for identifying the issue months ago and reporting on the deeper problem since. According to New York Shitty’s Heather Letzkus: […]
Archives for August 2011
On September 7, Nitehawk Cinema will be screening a film presentation of TV on the Radio’s latest album Nine Types of Light. According to the venue website: The movie is meant to be a visual re-imagining of the record, and includes a music video for every song on the album. The band personally asked their […]
With the October opening fast approaching, Hotel Williamsburg has just launched their website. Among the higher end amenities suited for places like The Standard and Ace Hotel, the full-service “urban resort boutique hotel” will apparently also offer the following: Hotel suites with “in room, vintage-style record players and complimentary vinyl library” Pilar & Plough restaurant […]
So if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably still got Future Islands last album playing on repeat — and luckily for all of us, Thrill Jockey will be bringing us the Baltimore synth-pop trio’s newest, On The Water, on October 11th. To visually capture these heart-breaking and simultaneously soothing tunes is our good friend and […]
Our friends over at popchips have teamed up with Spin Magazine to bring us Pop Up Live — a fan driven competition designed to expose new music in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle featuring 250 up-and-coming bands! Exclusive tracks from each are artist can be found over on the popchips Facebook […]
Is it too early for a little Irene nostalgia?
Can’t wait to hear the new album Bad as Me out October 25 on Anti- Records.
Sadly, our prayers from last week were not answered and the rain wiped out some of the best shows of the summer. Please take a moment of silence for the Afro-Punk Festival and the other shows that didn’t make it. Now let’s get down to the business of this week. If you’re into hip-hop, you […]
From last night’s performance at University of the Streets in Manhattan, the first song of Jen Shyu’s hour long set.
Sunday night MTV had their weird award show celebrating videos they don’t air and music they don’t play. Following that Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon posted his response to the event. It’s sort of vague, not quite angry, but somehow very poignant. there are great moments in awards shows. bruno mars sounded really good doing ‘valerie’ […]