Puja Patel: Investigative Reporter →
Okay, not really. Though, my photos of the shuttered and locked-down Santos “broke” the story of the club closing and have been making the rounds (via hijacking by Gawker / Gothamist / Brooklyn Vegan / etc). Words and further examination by Zach Baron.
Stream Warpaint's New Album: The Fool
My relationship with Warpaint is an intense one. It’s mostly a product of lingering nostalgia and resentment but, as they tend to, those feelings come from a place rooted in love. Emotional baggage aside, their new album, The Fool, is up on Hype Machine for one week of free listening and it’s absolutely beautiful. Try not to cry.
Deadly Dragon Sound - Gregory Isaacs Tribute →
I’ve had “All I Have Is Love” and “Night Nurse” on repeat since I heard about the passing of Gregory Isaacs yesterday. Last night, the Deadly Dragon Sound crew did us all a favor and dedicated their EVR show to the Cool Ruler with a fitting, all-vinyl tribute to the lovey, reggae singer. You can stream it online now (track list here). Recommended for those of you...
Today I started a tumblr. This has happened before, so don’t get too attached. There’s a strong chance that I won’t last through the month. A quick rundown: New Yorker by location but will always call Baltimore home. Law student by day. Writer for Village Voice’s “Sound of the City” by night. Voll mongo music fiend. Exceptionally fond of diet coke. ...