Shirley Ellis

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Yes In My Backyard: Bishop Allen's Justin Rice on His Band's New Video for "True or False"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Brooklyn pop savants Bishop Allen have been staying busy since the release of their second Dead Oceans album, Grrr..., in March--a natural move for a band who once self-released an EP every month for a y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    The Name Game in NYC

    Shirley Ellis says "Lincoln Bincoln Fo Fincoln Banana Fana Fo Fincoln...." The Department of Health released the most popular baby names of 2006 on Friday. Girls: 1) Ashley, 2) Emily, 3) Isabella, 4) Sarah, 5) Kayla, 6) Sophia, 7)Mia 8) Madison, 9) Briana (tied) 10) Samantha (tied) Boys: 1) Mich ... More >>

  • Music

    November 23, 2004

    Hip-Hop Doppelgängers

    Iced-out thug and boho griot keep it surreal on complementary CDs ready for iTunes

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    September 30, 2003
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    December 31, 2002