The Daily Footprint 06/15/09

This Pretty Much Sums Up How I Feel About Our Overly Cautious Prez

It’s time to grow a pair Obama…

[via The Awl]

Market Hotel: Some Non-News News You Can't Really Use

After reading this post on Assme, alarmingly titled “Someone Is Trying to Bring Down the Market Hotel (Maybe),” I was a bit concerned that shit, someone was trying to bring down the Market Hotel! A few tweets came out of the search.twitter bonfire with rumors about a big raid and a condemnation and it appeared that that was that.
But, this isn’t all true. I spoke with Todd P who gave us a little clarification on the situation….(below the jump)

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Two Great Jams to Check Out This Week

Thanks everyone for coming out and making the showcase such a great success. We hope you guys had some fun.
If you can’t get enough out of the Real Estate family of musicians, Etienne is hosting a dance party at Market Hotel; it’s a part of a mini-tour with Predator Vision (Etienne and Matt of Real Estate) and Sudden Oak.
If you are too busy recovering tonight, then tomorrow you can’t miss a solo performance of Mira Billotte’s (White Magic) at Santos Party House. Miss Billotte doesn’t play every other week, so when she does, you have to make sure that you catch her! New Egypt has been one of my jams this past year–definitely worth a listen. Below is a video of a recent White Magic performance.

Hipster Foldables: Kyp Malone

As part two of our Hipster Foldables series, we present he of the iconic afro, Kyp Malone. Spotted routinely at dozens of local Williamsburg haunts—he used to work at the Verb Cafe on Bedford—Kyp’s hair would alone deem him a celebrity. But he’s also the guitarist for Williamsburg band TV on the Radio.
Kyp loves one of of favorite restaurants, Marlow & Sons: “they really have it figured out. They’re really doing something delicious over there. Maybe it’s all the butter. I don’t know.” And he sometimes tires of being recognized in the ‘hood: “I don’t want to not be able to live the way I live, you know, that doesn’t sound like any sort of fun to me. Everyone I know takes the back route sometimes because they don’t want to talk to everyone.”
His hair was even featured in our book, The Hipster Handbook. In short, we love Kyp and can’t wait to see TV on the Radio when the play Prospect Park on August 11. They always put on an amazing show.
1. Download the Kyp Malone foldable here (.pdf)
2. Print
3. Cut along black solid lines
4. Fold along dotted lines and tape, as instructed
Thanks again to Bryan. And remember, send us photos for future foldables! We want to feature local celebrities who are not Peaches Geldof. (Okay, we may have to make one of her too.)
Previously: The Hipster Grifter Foldable

Catholic party in the street!

Metropolitan Ave between Bedford and Berry

PS-1 Warm-Up 2009 Line-Up Announced

July 4th
Reagenz featuring Jonah Sharp (Space Continuum) & Move D (extended live set)
Dan Bell (DBX) (DJ set)
July 11th
Arthur’s Landing plays the music of Arthur Russell
Danny Wang (Balihu, NYC/Berlin)
MV Carbon & Aki Onda
July 18th
agnés b. presents
SPANK DJs SeanB and DJ Will
Cheveu (Born Bad label)
Xeno & Oaklander (Wierd Records)
DJ Pieter (Wierd Records)
July 25th
Alexi Delano (AD Music, NYC)
Derek Plaslaiko (the Bunker/Specral, Queens)
Elliott Sharp’s Carbon (with Zeena Parkins, David Weinstein, and many others)
August 1st
Balance Recordings & NDATL hosts
Chez Damier (Chicago)
House of House (Live/DJ, Whatever We Want NYC)
Kai Alce (Atlanta)
Stars Like Fleas
August 8th
Eats Tapes
With special guests
August 15th
Afro Acid hosts
DJ Pierre (Chicago)
Phuture 303 (Chicago)
House of Stank (New York)
August 22nd
Brennan Green (Chinatown)
John Selway (CSM)
Tim Love Lee (Tummy Touch)
With special guests
August 29th
Timmy Regisford (Area Code) & Club Shelter)
Duane Pitre
September 5th
Rong Music with Glenn Branca and special guests
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Tonight: The FREEwilliamsburg Showcase

badgeholder update: since there has been some confusion, here’s the deal: we’ll be letting the allotted number of badges in and then allowing other badge holders entry throughout the night once others leave.
Mark your calendars! Here are the final details for our upcoming Northside Festival showcase.

an ALL AGES show at DEATH BY AUDIO ($10)
49 South Second Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn [map]
set times: 8:30/9:30/10:30/11:30/12:30
+ With the live debut of These Are Powers’ new video “Easy Answers”
++ FREE Heineken from 7:30-8:30
+++ FREE Ice Cream provided by
RSVP on Facebook!

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