Oh, Siren Fest bliss.

BY Tara in Music Stuff |

No! The sweat, and the heat, and gnarly funk of hipster B.O., and the epic 45 minute train ride that goes on forever, and the ridiculous mass of people did not keep me away! I went and I saw and I was blown away. First, hot dog in hand, my socks were officially knocked off by Noisettes' front-woman Shingai Shoniwa who rocked so hard the stage was shaking and who's stage presence and overall aura is not one to be missed. Check out page 92 of the June/July issue of ... Read More

Fashion for a Cause

BY Dawn in Crafty |

Check this out! The insanely talented Jessie Williams of Edge of Urge has put together a really great t-shirt design contest to help spread awareness and raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient services. The Not Without Notice contest is a chance for you to come up with your own special t-shirt design inspired by whatever you appreciate ... Read More

Tame that Yeasty Beastie

BY Lisa in General |

                                                                        Illustration: Aya KakedaBack in our June/July ... Read More

Totally Stitchy

BY Lisa in General |

We here at BUST are totally in love with MAKE Workshop and the fabulously crafty Diana Rupp who runs it. For those of you in the NY area (or ambitious visitors!), MAKE has a great list of classes including sewing, knitting, letterpress printing, and soapmaking just to name a few. Yesterday, I tried my hand at embroidery during their one-night workshop, a skill i've been meaning to learn for years. Using handouts from her all-time favorite embroidery book Diana ... Read More

Appliance Porn

BY Emily Rems in General |

I long ago abandoned any hope of ever living somewhere that would offer me the unparalleled luxury of my own personal washer/dryer, but that fact didn't keep me from stopping in my tracks when I saw these two beauties being delivered to some lucky lady on 13th St. between 5th and 6th. Upon further inspection, I learned that they are one of the new "Wild Cherry Red" washer/dryer sets from LG, and this pic doesn't even do them justice. Even from across the ... Read More
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