“I don’t want this Saturday to end.” Rebecca Black, controversial songstress, has come out with perhaps her most mature work yet in ‘Saturday,’ which picks up from where her premiere title left off. Yet this is an older and wiser version of Black than we heard on ‘Friday’: no longer is she “Lookin’ forward to the weekend (weekend),” but rather contemplating what it means for said period to already be on the wane.
First, Spotify doxxed your basic ass taste in music and now the city’s Department of Health is begging you to turn it down. In a public service campaign launched yesterday, the agency urges you to turn down your music not only because it’s terrible, but also for your own safety.
Considering how BANANAS Kanye West’s concerts have been recently, it’d almost be believable that he was behind the celebrity mocking of his most recent music video starring his soon-to-be wife, Kim Kardashian.
But you know that Kimye has nothing on Sames Roganco.
Joshua Bell lives out of his suitcase 250 days a year. The 45-year-old violinist travels from country to country, spreading his music around the world. So when he comes home to his spacious apartment in the Flatiron District, which he designed with the renowned architect Charles Rose, he likes to be comfortable. And he likes to entertain. Read More
Behind The Music
On November 5th, artist José Carlos Casado created a special video installation in collaboration with the singer/rapper M.I.A. as part of an exclusive Soho House launch of her new album, Matangi.
Revelers hit the bar (and dance floor) hard at The 1896 Studio in Brooklyn as a collection of DJs and M.I.A. performed until the wee hours Read More
What happened to the Yellow Dogs? Read More
Although Rudy Giuliani certainly cleaned up the city real good, all it meant to most of us indie rockers on the LES in ’94 was that we could no longer drink cheap beer from the bodega by CBGB’s out on the sidewalk before and between band sets. CB’s prices were outrageous! I mean, really, those of us who weren’t squatting in Alphabet City were renting windowless converted storage spaces underneath tenements on 13th street, and “dinner out” consisted of attending art gallery openings for the free grapes and cheese. Read More
Brooklyn We Go Hard
Even if you are hugely into Bill Callahan and Smog, you might not remember that he used to be a fanzine writer. In the 80s, Mr. Callahan had a zine called Willpower devoted to The Replacements and then a zine called Disaster where he wrote thoughtful, irreverent, hilarious reviews of independent records. Read More
“My name is Oliver and I’m here to say/I like organic onesies and gluten-free cake,” is just one of the rhyming couplets we imagine Brooklyn babies are incorporating into their sick beats at a new DJ school for babies. Because, yes, Baby DJ School exists nowadays.
It’s an eight-week program for individuals ages three and below. Natalie Elizabeth Weiss, a DJ who’s worked with LCD Soundsystem, Fischerspooner, and other big kids with turntables, will orchestrate the whole thing.
In case you totally forgot about the Jewish holiday that began last night because you were too busy trying to talk to Peggy Siegal at the Style Awards last night and when your mom called and was like “Le’shana Tova” and you were all “Shana…OH-SHIT!” (hypothetically), don’t worry, you still have time to repent. Yom Kippur is just around the corner, after all.
A good way to start off the new year is putting “Get Clarity” on your Smartphone device and listening to the cover of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” by Aish.com, “the world’s largest Jewish content website,” according to their press materials.