On Saturday night Leslie Hall, of Leslie & The LY's, took to the stage at The Knitting Factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and charmed the pants off of every single member of the audience. (Well, not really. She did express her disappointment in how few pairs of pants were actually removed and tossed her way during her ultra-fun song “No Pants Policy”).
But it’s the high energy and lovable presence of Leslie that captivates her crowd and pretty ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Jul 18, 2013
To get everyone pumped for BUST's 20th Anniversary Extravaganza, some of our favorite people sent us sweet--and often hilarious--birthday greetings!
Watch John Waters, Kathleen Hanna, Tavi Gevinson, Courtney Love, and TINA EFFING FEY (among others) wish BUST a happy 20th:
If you liked this, you'll LOVE our lineup! Tickets start at $35 and are goin' ... Read More
BY Lan Truong
in Music Stuff
on Apr 09, 2012
Reviewed by Adrienne Urbanski
On the quirky, synth-backed Destination Friendship, Iowa native, Internet sensation, and noted bedazzled-sweater collector Leslie Hall sings and raps about such unusual subjects as her fondness for cuddling and proper hydration during a dance party. “Here to Win” pokes fun at the lack of party prospects in rural Iowa, while “Crazy Now” is an ode to a completely bonkers paramour. On “Purchase ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Jan 02, 2012
It's our first day back in the BUST office in over a week-- we took a much-needed break after hustlin' to get our February/March issue ready for y'all, but we're back (did you miss us?), refreshed and ready to kick 2012's ass.
I don't usually make New Year's Resolutions, but I definitely set a few goals for the next 12 months, and one of them is to make more art-- weird, wonderful art. And who better to inspire me in all things weird and wonderful than ... Read More
BY Kate Senecal
in Music Stuff
on May 10, 2011
There is not much that Leslie Hall can’t do. My favorite performance artist/singer/dancer/awesome-gem-sweater-maker’s band, Leslie and the Ly’s, has just released a new jam from their new album Destination Friendship: The Feelings Album. “Hydrate Jirate” promises a quality dancing experience; layering Leslie’s sweet, droney voice over a pulsing beat that’s reminiscent of old school Madonna’s ... Read More