Our music feature this week focuses on the environmental impact of music festivals, which tend to be--surprise, surprise--ecologically problematic. For the piece we talked with Tucker Gumber. Known on his blog as The Festival Guy, he goes to just about every festival imaginable. In fact, he's been ... More >>
By Katie Bain Recently I found myself, along with a bag of bike tubes, coconut water and some of the more flamboyant items of clothing that I own, out in Norco, California covering every interior surface of a Fleetwood Jamboree with protective plastic wrap. But on my Burning Man adventure I otherwis ... More >>
Electric Daisy Carnival MetLife Stadium May 18-20 Better than: Sucking on lollipops without musical accompaniment. The premise behind festivals like the Electric Daisy Carnival creates an odd situation. By bringing a late-night world that typically exists in hot, dark rooms into the outdoors, the ... More >>
When Adam Lambert was on American Idol in 2009, he grabbed viewers' attention with his octave-leaping voice and startling reworkings of talent-show standbyswhile he came in second that season, he was certainly that year's most rock-star-like contestant, and he made even more headlines when he ... More >>
In the last 20-plus years, filmmaker Kevin Kerslake has amassed a mind-bogglingly impressive list of music-industry credits, not only shooting videos for Sonic Youth, Prince, Green Day, R.E.M., the Rolling Stones, but also directing the visual treatment of Nirvana's "Come As You Are" and the MTV V ... More >>
Camilo Fuentealba"Look at me, Damien! It's all for you," says a possessed nanny before jumping out a window with a noose around her neck in 1976's The Omen. After Resident Advisor released the 2011 edition of its Top 100 DJs poll earlier this week, one might be tempted to think of the nann ... More >>
It's the holidays and time for nightly benefit parties. This month, we'll be circling back to non-profits and art groups we've talked to through out 2011 as they gear up for their annual shindigs. Today we're talking to Eve Biddle, the Co-Director of the Wassaic Project, which is having a silent au ... More >>
American Juggalo: The scene with the smoking Juggalette Commercial director Sean Dunne brought a six-man camera crew to this year's Gathering of the Juggalos, Insane Clown Posse's annual psycho-porn amusement park, and returned with footage of predictably lowbrow hedonism: Juggalos drinking, inhali ... More >>
After months of preserving an air of mystery around his forthcoming "hippie place", Taavo Somer has chosen to introduce his new Williamsburg restaurant to the world with a lovely and impossibly well-appointed photo montage on the T Magazine blog.
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Maro HagopianScene from Rubulad's Bunny Hop party earlier this year. Oh, Rubulad. The low-rent Cosmic Cavern. The Burning Man of Brooklyn. The place NYU students write home about as what it's "like to be inside the brain of Lady Gaga." Well, the Bed-Stuy communal-living space that intermittetly fu ... More >>
As hard as she tries to claim that she's not a hipster, Solange has been pretty consistent about proving otherwise. Never mind the palling around with the Dirty Projectors on- and offstage, or recording with Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes -- now the budding starlet has taken to DJing. Yes, DJing. ... More >>
As one of my esteemed colleagues suggested yesterday, this is a band that perhaps suffers some from being seen in the cold light of real life. Which is to say: appearances are not Yeasayer's strong suit, unless you go in for the Burning Man thing. Tonight's ensembles are no exception. But "Ambling ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Dancing With Demons: The Music's Real Master Author: Jeff Godwin Date: 1988 ... More >>
We like to complain about the myriad ways in which chefs pimp themselves out these days, but Time Out has taken the practice to a more literal place. This week's dating section features 15 restaurant and chef types who're looking for love of the non-corporate persuasion. If you've ever wondered what ... More >>
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Photo by Heather White After transforming Governor’s Island into an artistic collaboration between 3,000 participants last summer, the people behind Figment 2008 expect to triple the action with three days of participatory art, by famous and amateur artists alike, this weekend. “Just the ene ... More >>
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