Everyone has different preferences in strippers. Beverly likes the girl with blown out flower tattoos and cheap hair extensions who looks like a biker's girlfriend. Also: the pale, thin, red haired girl with a mole on her tiny ass. One friend likes the tattooed babe with the mohawk, and actually get ... More >>
Multiinstrumentalist Cult Of Youth frontman Sean Ragon is a home-recording fiend, and he laid down the tracks for the second Cult Of Youth album, Love Will Prevail, in a self-built studio located behind his Bushwick music shop Heaven Street. The music he crafts is rooted in folk, but it's a sort of ... More >>
Multiple sources are telling the Voice that Scientology's International Base in California has experienced stunning new defections -- Roanne Leake, who is L. Ron Hubbard's granddaughter, has "blown" the base, which was her home for more than 20 years. But just as shocking, at about the same time, th ... More >>
Against Me! w/The Cult, The Icarus Line
Friday, June 8
Better than: Being stuck in pre-tunnel traffic on a Megabus that was supposed to have left Philly at 3:30? (R.I.P. Chinatown buses.) Sorry, sorry. Better than... um, any other rawk band working right now?
The critical indifference ... More >>
by Chris Gray
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area."
Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive
You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of ... More >>
In 1978, the Sex Pistols would have hocked snot at the idea of being associated with prim layouts and orderly type. Sublime's signature colors were not purple, pink, red, and gray; The Replacements had no ties to concentric squares. Dr. Know and Gorilla Biscuits never put pinwheels anywhere i ... More >>
Rap royalty loves the Queen of Soul. Or, at least, some very prestigious hip-hop types have found the intimate grooves of Aretha Franklin's discography to be fine and fertile fodder for their sampling kicks. So with Franklin preparing to warble her way through a couple of back-to-back shows a ... More >>
We were stunned when Debrah Kitchings said it: in the 26 years since she investigated the odd death of Mary Florence "Flo" Barnett for the Los Angeles County Coroner, she has not once been asked by a reporter about what she remembers of the case.
Only once in that time, she says, was she ever aske ... More >>
The store's interior in happier times.The Hospital Productions store at 60 E. Third Street is no more, according to reports by East Village Radio and EV Grieve (which has photos of the storefront bearing a "For Rent" sign). The store, a physical extension of Dominick Fernow's identically name ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Pic by Sebastian MlynarskiLean toward the folksy and brooding? Not afraid of the dark? Chances are you'll bump into Cult of Youth frontman Sean Ragon in 2011, as his New Year's resolutions seem to m ... More >>
Boris' drummer attempts to reenergize the crowd. Pic by Beta.Sunn O))) and Boris/BXI
Brooklyn Masonic Temple
September 6, 2010
Better than: Sun King, the Cult tribute band.
Time has a way of getting suspended at shows involving Boris and fellow Southern Lord labelmates Sunn O))). But usual ... More >>
Michael Wolff will aggregate Sharon Waxman's smile. Sharon Waxman wants to mace Michael Wolff's face.In this week's Monday BlogBeat, Hollywood blogger Sharon Waxman goes to war with Vanity Fair columnist and Newser entrepreneur Michael Wolff over getting her content stolen; a disgraced New Yo ... More >>