Tagged: Brooklyn

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Stream: Phony Ppl, “Baby, Meet My Lover”

FADER PREMIERE Phony Ppl, the six-man Brooklyn funk group, ask a main girl and side chick to get a along on new fireside jam “Baby, Meet My Lover.” It’s their contribution to DJ Kitty Cash’s … read more »

POSTED December 9, 2013 12:37PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Video: BLKKATHY, “Fake B**ch”

Brooklyn-based female duo—sometimes trio—BLKKATHY put out a music video for ‪”Fake B**ch‬” last month, but it’s still worth a look in case you missed it. The video features the emerging musicians drifting aimlessly through their … read more »

POSTED November 26, 2012 5:55PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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The Things I Carry: Samantha Urbani of Friends

Samantha Urbani of Brooklyn band Friends stopped by our office yesterday, clutching a big, subway-ready tote bag under her arm. We asked her to empty the contents, and it seemed like she had every essential … read more »

POSTED November 18, 2011 2:00PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,
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The Tripwire: On Friends and the Grounded Love Song

Sometimes it takes a music festival with an international draw like CMJ to get around to seeing that band from down the block you’ve been meaning to catch. Thus was the case with Bushwick, Brooklyn-based … read more »

POSTED October 24, 2011 6:45PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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The Tripwire: On the (Possible) End of an Era for Brooklyn’s Parts & Labor

Drummer Christopher Weingarten once summed up the unique mission that stellar Brooklyn noise-rock outfit Parts & Labor embarked upon for the past decade, saying, “Make the world a noisier place. Remind the noisy places what … read more »

POSTED October 17, 2011 5:10PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,
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Video: Growing Natural Dyes at Brooklyn’s Textile Arts Center

We headed over to the Textile Arts Center in Gowanus, Brooklyn to check out their workspace and learn a little bit more about what they do. Studio manager Isa Rodrigues talked to us about the … read more »

POSTED August 8, 2011 3:24PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Kanye West and Q-Tip Bug Out for “Award Tour” at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

Over the weekend, Kanye West made a surprise appearance at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. Before performing a three song solo set, he joined scheduled headliner Q-Tip onstage to perform “Award Tour,” a song Q-Tip … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2011 1:45PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,
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The Tripwire: On Shark?, Black Lips and Good Music Hidden Behind Novelty

The new Mark Ronson-produced Black Lips album, Arabia Mountain, came out last week. I’m comfortable saying it’s quite good. It’s less conflicted and contradictory than usual, or at least conflicted in a different sense than … read more »

POSTED June 15, 2011 6:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Live: Zola Jesus at Glasslands

Nika Roza Danilova, better known to the world as Zola Jesus, is notoriously petite, possibly standing under five feet tall barefoot. And so, when she sings, there is a tinge of dissonance at first, incredulity … read more »

POSTED June 22, 2010 5:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Olivia f. Maino, "Take It Off (Remix)" MP3

All R&B should have harp. Just straight harp joints for the summer. It’s like the most underrated instrument after the xylophone. It helps that most imagery associated with harps includes super-sexy people feeding each other … read more »

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