Spank Rock was the surprise guest at the Fully Fitted CMJ showcase, a line-up that included such dance-pawty people as Amanda Blank, Pase Rock, Eli Escobar. The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish showed up, along with a retinue of be-speckled, furred and spectacled downtown kids who flocked in for the party, and the party pictures.
Fool's Gold, the dance-oriented imprint from DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs, celebrated its one-year anniversary at Webster Hall on Thursday, October 23. Kid Sister and Chromeo's Dave 1 made guest appearances, along with crazy hoodies and one giant bear. Note the Sparks: this party went late!
CMJ has been ravaged re: its original mission—to break bands and network networkers—but still the check-list quest is everything. We saw the likes of Spank Rock, Chairlift, Friendly Fires, Lykke Li, Vivian Girls, plus a few more.
An "all queer, all gender Rodeo extravaganza" took place Saturday, October 18 at Public Assembly, courtesy of the folks behind Womens' Turkish Oil Wrestling. Rancherita Picadillo emcee'd and the mechanical-bull pumps broke—but it was still quite a scene.
Already in its eighth year in San Francisco, the Big Wheel Race came to Central Park on Saturday courtesy of Zombie Unicorn with help from Newmindspace, the urban-arts collective renowned for putting on bubble battles and pillow fights, in the name of reclaiming public space. Participants took...
It's not exactly dry humping if you're lubed up with oil, but close enough. The event is Women's Turkish Oil Wrestling, and the concept is self-explanatory: Strip down, oil up, get in the rink, wrap your thighs around another girl’s face, and scream. More about Women's Turkish Oil Wrestling here.
Leather is more than dried skin off a cow. It's a subculture that relishes in dark themes: skulls, brass knuckles, boot-licking, and quality time with your fellow fetishists. This past Sunday, at the LGBT Community Center, the gang was all there—and "looking forward to having you... literally,...