Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Hisham Bharoocha has been the reigning Brooklyn blissout champ since his days pummeling tom-toms in Black Dice's dreamiest epoch. His solo project, Soft Circle, debuted in 2006 as a platform for fea ... More >>
Perhaps you recall local rap group Das Racist's disastrous-cum-triumphant stand at Cameo Gallery back in early February, when the duo "performed" the Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique by alternately rapping along to the CD and antagonizing the crowd by just sort of lying supine on the stage, not doing ... More >>
If nothing else, this new and somewhat maddening High Places video--in which Rob Barber and Mary Pearson wander hills and dunes and trees for twelve long minutes to no particular purpose--is an excellent delivery vehicle for its song, the still-lovely and leisurely "Late Bloomer." Those looking fo ... More >>