BY Dawn in General on Aug 13, 2008 |
Thank you to everyone who joined BUST in blowing out the birthday candles with us at our 15-Year Anniversary Party! I can't explain the venue, Spiegelworld, as anything but breath-taking. With a full180 degree view of Manhattan and Brooklyn, the waterfront setting that was complete with hammocks, cabanas, an outdoor dance floor, and 3 circus tents (!!!) was absolutely unbelievable.JD Samson (MEN/Le Tigre) got things started right on the turntables. As ... Read More
BY Sara Graham in Music Stuff on Aug 12, 2008 |
Banging on some drums is just what happened at this year's 88 BoaDrum, which was last Friday (8/8/08) and featured 88 dummers playing an 88-minute-long song! Whew!
This jam happened last year in Brooklyn (on 7/7/07) and was led by Japanese noise rockers the Boredoms (thus, the name Boadrums?). This year, the Boredoms handed off maestro duty to Brooklyn art-rock gurus, Gang Gang Dance. People gathered at ... Read More
BY Sarah J. in General on Aug 10, 2008 |
The Apocalipstix will rock you.
A slam-bam postapocalyptic action-hero fantasy for girls, one part Tank Girl and one part Josie and the Pussycats, it's the story of a band who manages to survive World War III and sets off on the road trip to end all road trips in search of the necessities of life--food, shelter, and roaring crowds.
Writer Ray Fawkes neatly turns rock'n'roll stereotypes on their heads, giving the girls the phallic symbols--guitars and guns--and ... Read More