Well, at least the cohost is gay. He's Australian Karl Schmid, and he told me all about Operation: Vacation--a 15-episode show that starts tomorrow night on Logo as part of their new strain of programming.
What's the show about, Karl?
The easiest way to describe it is Extreme Home Makeover, but i ... More >>
Urban decay. Bathroom graffiti. Steam hissing violently from manholes. Designer fetish gear; black-lit dungeons and black vinyl pants; Saturday Night Live outré mascot Stefon. The music of Berlin duo Velvet Condoma fastidiously gesticulating grind of snapping synthesizer presets, gloomy guit ... More >>
If you remember dancing through the '70s, then you were definitely there.
And DJ/journalist Paisley Dalton--who surely wasn't even alive then--has just the new CD for you.
It's My Chiffon Is Wet, Darlin, which consists of "kunty kuts from NYC underground discotheques, '73-'78."
Well, I jus ... More >>
Flimé, a new eatery supposedly to open in Berlin on September 8th, has a website like any other fancy restaurant, with dreamy music and a soft-focus intro in which words like "craft," float across the screen. But then there's the membership information, chirpily informing you that "After the medica ... More >>
Only recently has it been revealed that the DFA's secret weapon is the studio and gear whiz Gavin Russom. He was responsible for Black Dice's weird guitar FX suitcase that defined the band's sound during their tenure there. He keeps the label's studio gear in shape. He's toured the world with ... More >>
Ah, jeez--an awards show, the MTV EMAs, but also a celebration of freedom, see, because Reagan/Gorbachev/the power of music tore down the Berlin Wall twenty years ago so that Bono could branch out into rap, and New York Mayor (?!) Jay-Z could talk about fixed elections in Iran and genocide in Rwan ... More >>
He's in Berlin, the Canyon of Heroes, and at this point, probably your apartment, drinking the alcohol you were really looking forward to downing when you got home from a long day of seeing Jay-Z everywhere you fucking looked. [@NYCMayorsOffice, via Idolator]