Williamsburg's Fatty 'Cue

Usually when you think of BBQ, you think of richly sauced, sweet, slathered meats dripping with barbecue sauce. But not this place. Not Fatty ‘Cue — where mostly what’s dripping is fat. Deliciously cured and intensely smoked meat fat…
Meet Andrew Pressler, the Chef de Cuisine at the soon-to-launch Fatty ‘Cue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He’s showcasing a new concept for delivering high quality, heritage breed meats on the barbie. Introducing the unique spices and flavors from all over Malaysia and Thailand to the bbq lover’s palettes, a passion set in motion by the Fatty ‘Cue founders, Executive Chef Zac Pellaccio and BBQ Pitmaster Robbie Richter. These are flavors they’ve come to master through years of testing and perfecting. A menu full of new ideas that they say, ‚”Americans are ready for”.
So, get ready to get your hands greased up on animal lard, because this, my friends, is their specialty…
by Liza deGuia

Paper Heart DVD Contest

Paper Heart, the adorable fakeumentary that tells a tale of awkward love between comedy sweethearts Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera, was released on DVD last week– and we’ve got a little prize package for one lucky reader. Comment on our Facebook thread OR head on over to Twitter and RT the following:
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With the holidays upon us, it’s a great gift for the one you’re pretending not to love. So go social network it up!

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Neon Indian's Alan Palomo

by Janice Chou
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Neon Indian is the musical side project of Alan Palomo from the 80′s inspired synth-pop band VEGA. Despite sharing a key component (namely, composer Alan Palomo) Neon Indian is a musical deviation from VEGA. Neon Indian’s sound blurs grinding guitars and synths and old samples underneath somber lyrics with a dance hook.
What started as an apology song astutely titled, “Should Have Taken Acid With You,” Neon Indian has flourished into an audio/visual wonder as Palomo partnered with video artist Alicia Scardetta to contribute to Neon Indian’s live visuals. Neon Indian attempted to remain anonymous and successfully alluded the public before their popularity caught up to them.
Since then Neon Indian has received the prestigious, “Best New Music” merit badge from Pitchfork and has gained serious notoriety for two Grizzly Bear, “Cheerleader” remixes dubbed: Sega Genesis P-Orridge and Studio 6669.
Alan Paomo discusses with Free Williamsburg both VEGA and Neon Indian and his artistic plans to stimulate and fascinate (the drug addled and sober alike) New York crowd at his upcoming shows. Neon Indian will be playing at Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday, December 17th with openers Tigercity and Awesome New Republic. Doors at 6PM, show at 9PM. Cover is $5.
1. Does your music with VEGA influence your music as Neon Indian? And vice versa?
It definitely takes a bit of coordination. The initial desire to conceive separate projects tends to be kind of compulsive to begin with so most of the planning and distribution of time happens after the fact. I’ll get majority stoked about the concept behind it, write some songs and make a band page for it before having that realization of, “Oh shit! I gotta play this live.” That definitely happened with Neon Indian.

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There Will Be Pool Parties!

via Brooklyn Paper

At ease, hipsters, it now looks like the ‚”pool parties” will be back this summer.
The state Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has backtracked from its announcement six weeks ago that East River State Park would not be able to accommodate Jelly NYC’s concert series for a second year, paving the way to a summer of outdoor music and dance.
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‚”There’s still some paperwork, but as far as state parks is concerned, there will be concerts,” said Rachel Gordon, the regional director for state parks.
It’s unclear what the sticking point was, but the prospect of a concert-less summer prompted community groups and Sen. Chuck Schumer ‚Äî an apparent ‚”pool party” fan ‚Äî to rally for another year in East River State Park, the default location after the parties were booted in 2008 from McCarren Park Pool so that space could be restored as an actual swimming hole.

Jonathan Coulton at MHoW Tonight

Geek rock icon Jonathan Coulton is playing his last show of the year tonight at the Music Hall. He is the man. You should probably go see his show if you aren’t already planning on going.
Here’s arguably his most famous single, Code Monkey, in which he sings about a “code monkey,” (dev guy who writes code) trying to get a girl. It’s cute, catchy, and all that. He’s also friends with John Hodgman!
Ticket are still avail for $24, but maybe if you hit JonathanCoultonhim up on Twitter he’ll guest list you in. Or maybe he’ll just say hello. No promises.

Rachel Tears Crazy Homophobe New Asshole

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Another Tuesday, another remix

I always respect a download link so I don’t have to go hunt for the track.