Last Friday, Long Island rap greats De La Soul shocked and delighted the world in the best of ways by putting their entire Tommy Boy-released discography up for free download for 24 hours. Folks who've never experienced the group's output, or perhaps hadn't heard it in a while, flocked to their webs ... More >>
A year and change ago SOTC emerituses (emereti?) Rob Harvilla and Zach Baron said it seemed at least a bit likely, and now it's really happening: The Afghan Whigs, the Cincinnati chroniclers of suffering for love while swaddling one's self in soul to help ease the pain a bit, will be getting ... More >>
The next Michelin guide for New York will have 18 new stars awarded to restaurants. An ad campaign for the new guide is touting its "famously anonymous" reviewers. [NY Times] Inspired by the Slow Food movement, some investors are following a Slow Money model, placing their assets into small ... More >>
-- Lupe Fiasco released the first single from his upcoming album, Lasers. The track is the spacey "Shining Down," which has Lupe taking a dig at autotune by using it. It leaked last month to the rapper's dismay. He plays Governors Island on Sept 11 (tickets go on sale Friday at noon) and SUNY's Dewa ... More >>
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