Archive for September, 2010
Even though somebody has been putting glue in people’s locks on Bedford Ave., we’re not going to let that deter us from riding. This is a feel great summer jam about riding your bike around, picking up babes, drinking 40s and not getting jobs. What’s not to love? These philosophies are pretty much universal, right? Ronson, Kyle Falconer and Spank Rock agree.
This show has actually been up for a bit, but I just got around to seeing it. Do yourself a favor and check it out before it’s gone in a few days.
100 Records is the culmination of a massive year long project by artist and musician Sonny Smith, front man of the group Sonny & The Sunsets. Smith invited 100 artists to produce 100 7” record covers for fictional bands. Smith concocted the personas of these fictitious bands, then wrote and recorded one hundred songs to correspond with each 7” record. Recording with his band The Sunsets, as well as with members of notable bands such as the Sandwitches, Fresh N Only’s, Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, and the Kelley Stoltz Band, each record stands on its own as a solid piece of music and spans a wide range from pop, concept ideas, spoken word, instrumentals, surf, garage, folk and rock n roll.
103 Havemeyer st.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
August 12th – September 5th 2010
On Friday, August 20, at approximately 5 p.m., a 24-year-old Reddit user named Diefex signed in to the popular social news community in search of a reason not to kill himself.
“Give me one reason why I shouldn’t end it right now,” he wrote. “Go.”
Keep reading: Anatomy of an Internet Suicide
Master UK beat architect Gold Panda [ 金大熊猫 ] came out ON HIS BIRTHDAY Monday night to send into blissful oblivion those in attendence at Glasslands. And I dare say, it was one of the tightest, mostly perfectly-crafted sets I’ve seen. Ever. All Essex-accent and smiles after the show, Freewilly caught up ‘Derwin Panda’ and talked til the wee hours. Interview after the jump.