Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
New York's super-funky disco exports (see Invisible Conga People, Escort) just got maybe their most luscious addition yet. Not to be confused with YIMBY favorite Ava Luna, Avan Lava is lush, sparkli ... More >>
Last year's Stupid Party in Crown Heights. All photos by Rebecca Smeyne.We're closing up shop early today, and getting a head start on the New Year by doing snow angels outside for a while. Last minute guidance on your own New Year's Eve plans can be found here and here. In the meantime, plea ... More >>
Yeah it's Christmas, but it's also the dawn of the first of many, many maddeningly inconclusive conversations you're about to have about your New Year's plans. Let this guide help you. We're out of here for the day, and back on Monday. Enjoy the long weekend.
May your holidays look a lot like this. ... More >>
Fischerspooner's new full-length Entertainment comes out May 5, so the electro-freaks spent three nights of the last week rehearsing their new stage show at the Performing Garage. Rebecca Smeyne documented the proceedings--and they were shiny. [Fischerspooner at the Performing Garag ... More >>
In the week Rush Limbaugh called us "some magazine," we invited our friend Status Ain't Hood back for a day. Oh, and right: Congrats Tom!
Interviews: Wavves' Nathan Williams on drugs and the beach, Albert Maysles on HBO's new Grey Gardens, Ian Svenonius on Kanye West and his new band, C ... More >>