Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Banned in NYC. Photo by Alyssa Tanchajja>New York's Star Fucking Hipsters are a joyous, double-middle-fingers-ablaze coup on political punk rock--pretty much inventing "bubblegum crust" in one grung ... More >>
The Bouncing Souls/Lifetime
Thursday, August 20
We will do our absolute best to refrain from ascribing metaphorical significance to the guy in the wheelchair at last night's Bouncing Souls 20th anniversary show who calmly spun his way into the thick of the crowd, had himself hoisted ... More >>
Sam HorineIn the week a Brooklyn indie-rock band either did or didn't kick a puppy in Prospect Park (sweat-soaked August news cycle, we see you), we amused ourselves making Rick Ross "Yo Mamma" jokes and watching rap panic take New York as 50 Cent did, and then didn't, shoot your grandmother. ... More >>
In 2009, the traditional practice of exchanging physical copies of records for money is a trade that might best be called quixotic. But New Yorkers are stubborn people, and the record store is not dead. Below, the top ten records that sold in the last week at a store near you.
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