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2006 Stories by Nick Sylvester

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  • Liars Clubbed

    published February 21, 2006

    For context: Dancey punks Liars, from whom Brooklyn's No Things derive, predicted their own transformation into expat piss-stain skronks on the... More >>

  • E-thics

    published February 21, 2006

    Grassroots or viral marketing campaigns are nothing new, but over the past 18 months record labels and PR firms have taken more interest in them.... More >>

  • Not His Forte

    published February 14, 2006

    If Chuck D's right—that rap is the CNN of the streets—then goddamn did the opening rap crews bring the news: Bush planned 9-11.... More >>

  • All Dogs Go to Heaven

    published January 31, 2006

    If you told me a year ago I'd be standing outside a hundred deep in line to see Dr. fucking Dog . . . it's just that nothing makes sense. The... More >>

  • Brooklyn Cotton Candy Carnies Cheap-Shrill the Wealthies

    published January 17, 2006

    Techno fiends cursed Brooklyn's Excepter for advertising Self Destruction as their "house" record—they couldn't dance to it, boo-hoo.... More >>

  • Trapped in the Kitchen

    published January 17, 2006

    "So much white it'll hurt your eyes," brags the Atlanta coke rapper Young Jeezy. This is either a lie or a revelation. Back in the day, the... More >>

  • My Humppas

    published January 17, 2006

    Falling somewhere between Harry Potter's huffy, kid-eating trolls and your local apothecary's tricked-out collector doll trolls, Finland's... More >>

  • Hips of Steel

    published January 3, 2006

    Historically speaking, we eat more food during the wintertime, go outside less often, and some of us even wear those jackets that look like... More >>

  • Burning Bush

    published January 3, 2006

    You tell me: Would presidential protest–noise act Dead Bush make a better case if "Dead" meant "Grateful Dead cover band" and "Bush" meant... More >>

  • Prop Comedy

    published January 3, 2006

    Japanese noisemaker Keiji Haino comes out from under the stage a few minutes before eight, fumbles to the bathroom door. The set hadn't started,... More >>

  • 'That Man: Peter Berlin'

    published January 3, 2006

    Skintight white pants made Peter Berlin's legs look marble—and if the '70s gay/porn/gay-porn icon's pronounced cock lost an inch or five he... More >>

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