Tonight: Pitchfork Review release party with Fred Schneider of the B-52s

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It’s all going down at our favorite north Brooklyn bookstore The Word. It’s free, but you can RSVP on their Facebook page:

On April 8 at 7 p.m., we’ll host a release party for the new issue at WORD Books, located at 126 Franklin St. in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. [Read more…]

Today’s Best Rap Recap of the Bourne Trilogy

Heems, known best for being 1/3 of Das Racist, released a mixtape earlier this week entitled Nehru Jackets. It is jam-packed with his very specific brand of offbeat vocal rhythm, slow flow, political awareness, and cultural irreverence. One stand out track is not particularly political but it has enough irreverence to kill a water buffalo. “Jason Bourne” is a two-minute recap of the Bourne film trilogy set to a sample of the B-52’s “Rock Lobster.” I’m going to just rewrite that sentence so you can fathom how absurd it is: “Jason Bourne” is a two-minute recap of the Bourne film trilogy set to a sample of the B-52’s “Rock Lobster.” Listen below: