A few weeks back, New York Times writer Jim Rutenberg wrote a piece on the newest victim of the constantly invading bohemian culture that sucks up dilapidation and spits out haute couture. Ugh, yes, it was another "This is where the hipsters are going this week" piece that we all love to hate b ... More >>
We've long wondered about the dapper gentlemen we always see on our way to and from Voice Headquarters, standing outside the gentrified hotels of the Bowery. What must they think? What must they see? We took to the streets to ask a few questions of the bellmen of the Cooper Square Hotel and t ... More >>
ViaOur friends on the other side of the pond have discovered a little neighborhood called Williamsburg, in Brooklyn, and today in the Guardian, deem it "perhaps the national capital for young 'hipsters' trying to beat back the commercialism and standardisation that defines much of American da ... More >>
Caitlin Sanchez, the voice of Latino exploring superstar Dora the Explorer, finally settled her lawsuit against Nickelodeon. Not afraid of biting the hand that fed her cartoonish mouth, Sanchez accused Nickelodeon of making her sign an "unconscionable contract without adequate compensation." Sanc ... More >>
1. Last year, the Quiet Color show at the Market Hotel had the two major breakout bands from CMJ 2009--Surfer Blood and Sleigh Bells.
"We do pride ourselves as being slightly ahead of the curve," says Quiet Color founder/editor-in-chief Alex Pellerano. "Not to be pretentious about it, but it was ... More >>
Via Mark "The Cobrasnake" Hunter.Last night, a discussion panel regarding hipsters entitled Look at This F*cking Panel: A Sociological Investigation of the Hipster took place at UCLA's Ackerman Grand Ballroom. We dispatched author, blogger, and Friend of Runnin' Scared, Tess Lynch, to documen ... More >>
Fox News decided to publish an editorial on "hipsters" or what they think they know "hipsters" are, entitled, "The Trouble With Hipsters," written by a Hopefully you've landed here and will not read the actual article. That said, given that Fox News's broad outlook still sees President Obama ... More >>
For those of you who have always dreamed of a retail gig at American Apparel, the time is nigh (even as profits reportedly sink. Hey, could be your last chance!). The retailer has issued a Craigslist call for "intelligent, friendly and dedicated people to work at our Lower East Side store."
No photos because they searched us for photographic devices on the way in.
So Pitchfork had a party in their Greenpoint office last night. The young exuberant fellas of Beach Fossils played. Pitchfork.tv taped it. There was a keg and some awesome vodka made by a neighborhood guy named Tito. Some pe ... More >>
all photos by Rebecca SmeyneDavid Yow, Halloween saviour
Empty warehouse, North 10th Street
Saturday, October 31
So you go to the much-ballyhooed Vice Halloween Party, the 15th anniversary bash in Williamsburg that the lifestyle brand reportedly dropped $250,000 to throw. Y ... More >>
Dim Mak: Hat fetishists since 1996
Perhaps you've heard by now that the once-vaunted, now mostly tolerated post-hardcore label Dim Mak may or may not have allowed Andy San Dimas and a friend to shoot an adult film in the label's poorly constructed bathroom. In honor of the Voice's long-deceased Dir ... More >>
all photos by David Atlas
"We miss Jerry!" some guy felt the need to observe loudly last night, during the quietest of last night's three sets by the band once known as the Grateful Dead.
"You think we don't?" shot back, Phil Lesh, the Dead's 69-year-old beanpole bass player.
We already met the Real World Brooklyn cast members (twice, [cough] three times). Last week, Sharon Steel watched this season's first episode, so you didn't have to. We made her do it again.
This week's episode of the Real World was entitled "The Ins and Outs of Brooklyn." We suppos ... More >>