For many years now, the Jersey based freeform radio station WFMU has been a beacon of freakdom for our area. Besides broadcasting audio obscurities both day and night, you might also know them for their legendary yearly record fairs where you can spend anything from a dollar on a beat-to-shit copy o ... More >>
The Brooklyn rock band The Men have a new album -- but they're not ready to discuss details just yet. "I don't want to talk too much about that, because we still have two records out," says Ben Greenberg, the band's bassist, laughing gently. The Men emerged on the radar of independent music fans in ... More >>
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One man's "sloppy" is another man's "shindig." That is the essential truism you should keep in mind when checking out local loonies Foster Care. In the fine tradition of later-2000s Brooklyn dive-dwelling riff-rammers like Live Fast Die and DC Snipers, Foster Care get faster, more furious, and drunk ... More >>
Very smart post up today written by guitarist Mike Haliechuk at the Canadian band Fucked Up's blog, talking about the economics of Austin's South By Southwest music conference. The gist of it is an attempt to answer a simple question, one that a person could easily ask about CMJ or other, sim ... More >>
If we are to be short of bread, let us at least have video circuses: councilmember Eric Gioia has asked Mayor Bloomberg to "erect large, jumbotron-style video screens in City Hall Park, Central Park, or wherever feasible" so that New Yorkers can stand around in the cold and watch Obama get sworn in ... More >>
Last week, I disgraced myself by using the column to publish intimate details of my lurid sex life and elegantly calling it "The Daddy Diaries: Hot Sex in the Golden Years." Now that the furor has died down a bit and I'm almost ready to go out in public again, I've crazily decided to run part two of ... More >>
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