Recommended Twitter Hashtag: #WebBands

Sometimes there are Twitter hashtags that leave me “out of the joke” and make me want to go hide. This is not one of them! With #WebBands, I can feel smart AND sassy! Go have fun.

Hipster Cakes and Sweets Waiting for the L Train

Say “Thanks” or “Happy Birthday!” with a ten-pack of these cards from Etsy.

This is a boxed set of 10 cards and envelopes. It’s all one design: Hipster Cakes and sweets waiting for the L Train in NYC! They come in a clear and sturdy box. Each card is an A2 size (4.24 x 5.5) which is horizontally aligned, with a top tent-fold. A very nice gift item!

Via jessieoleson’s Etsy store.

Eat These Wings

Because you can never get enough: Greenpoint bar Red Star is holding a wing-off this Saturday to determine the best wings in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Borough President/official mascot Marty Markowitz will be presenting the trophies. Come drink beer, lick sauce off your hands, etc. Plus, wouldn’t you rather spend Valentine’s day recovering from a wing-induced hangover?

h/t McBrooklyn.

El Beit Love Letters

Spotted at El Beit in Williamsburg, via The Writing on the Wall: “I’m on vaca with my boyfriend but I’m going to break up with him when we get home.” Sadness!

Hot Chip Fans – Leave A Comment, Twiddle Thumbs, Win Stuff

“So, wait, what do I have to do to win a limited edition 7″ of Hot Chip‘s new “One Life Stand” AND a signed tour poster? Just become a fan of The Music Slut on Facebook and leave some kind of keen, creative, comment in the discussion thread? Well that’s the kind of thing I do online every day! No sweat!” -You, to yourself, 2 minutes from now
By February 19th at noon, any Hot Chip fan (or thoughtful friend of a fan) can head to TMS on FB and enter for a chance to win. Of course, I may be shooting myself in the foot by getting the word out and making the contest a bit more competitive… but I’m the sporting type.
["The Music Slut & Hot Chip Team Up For Valentine's Day Facebook Contest - via The Music Slut]

ARMS on the Big Ugly Yellow Couch

[via our lovely friends over at Big Ugly Yellow]

Home Life by ARMS from Big Ugly Yellow Couch on Vimeo.

The Daily Footprint 2/08/10

North 1st and River Street

Hot Chip and French Horn Rebellion at Music Hall

A shameless night of dancing and sweating is what I would call last night’s sold-out Hot Chip show at Music Hall of Williamsburg. It’s rare to see a massive crowd so willingly succumb to dance beats, but Hot Chip (and the happy hour specials) were able to entrance the crowd for their hour and a half long set. Having already sold out two shows at Terminal 5, these tickets were hard to come by, but those who got in were captivated by the British electro-pop’s seemingly flawless set. Earlier this week Hot Chip celebrated the digital released their fourth studio album, “One Life Stand.” The British ensemble performed tracks from their latest release as well as crowd favorites including, “Over and Over” and “Ready for the Floor.”
Hot Chip drew a massive crowd of skinny jean wearing hipsters who all seemed to be surprisingly impressed by the opening act, French Horn Rebellion. The Brooklyn-based electronic duo drew a large crowd away from the downstairs bar to serve up a batch of hot beats, a dash of drama and one killer french horn solo from the balcony.
See more pictures after the jump!
–Christina Lang

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