Stefanie Drootin has played in more bands than you or I could count on two hands; most recently duo Big Harp with husband Chris Senseney. But now she is tacking on a new title: executive director and founder of Omaha Girls Rock! camp, which makes its weeklong debut Monday, July 11. According to a recent interview with Lazy-i, Drootin considers herself lucky to have “had the confidence to be able to deal with a lot of the stuff that goes along with being a ... Read More
 Montreal’s sexy husband/wife combo Handsome Furs, is keeping it in the family once more with their third album Sound Kapital (Sub Pop). Are you ready for this? Because I’m not sure that you are. Their music on this LP is a f* ton of electric sound. A digital mink, if you will. Alexei Perry jams out so hard on the keyboard while hubby Dan Boeckner co-fronts with his ensnaring vocals and wily guitar riffs. Some tracks have a lot going on at first ... Read More
As a daughter of a Japanese mother, the worst thing I could do is take an interest in piercings and tattoos, next to hating miso soup and wasabi. Though tattoos and piercings are much less taboo in Japan than they used to be, being inked still conjures images of criminals and gang members for some Japanese citizens (including my grandma). I’m not interested in getting yakuza-style bodywork, but I have three small tattoos and currently have eight piercings ... Read More
According to this info-graphic from bitrebels.com, kitty cat fans are more likely to read magazines such as The Nation, Elle Decor, and BUST! This battle of feline vs. canine is a fierce one, and everybody seems to prefer one over the other. Most people you encounter in life usually have a strong opinion on the matter.  Other factoids gathered from from 222, 651 Hunch users: Cat owners are slightly more likely to be women and skew liberal; ... Read More
Somehow Ben Milne, a baker in Scotland, found a way to create a  delicious, edible 7 inch of his friends' band, Found, made entirely of chocolate and edible paper. After experimenting with chocolate on vinyl and homemade templates, Milne contacted the band's record label, who gave him a vinyl press of his own to create this musical sweetness. Apparently it plays on all record players, which is pretty neat, but I'm not sure how many times I'd be able ... Read More