Monthly Archives: July 2008

MP3 OF THE DAY: THURSDAY 7/31

by bmac For those of you who aren’t familiar with Thunderheist the description on their website pretty much sums everything up about the Canadian duo… Stealing thunder so you move that ass, the duo dubbed Thunderheist unleashes serious electrocrunk boom bap. Ribcage rattling bass breaks laced with proper rhyming are flipped with digital booty bass, [...]

POLLY SCATTERGOOD

by rolen bates Here’s a random new artist to check out from the UK. Upon further investigation, Polly Scattergood is a little a more depressing than her single would let on. But it’s an interesting sound and new so why not. The debut single is called Nitrogen Pink and check out the YouTube vid for [...]

QC INTERVIEW: AARON JOHNSON

by marc amigone (photo by Juliana Hawawini) Aaron Johnson is the musical director of Fela!, an off-broadway musical about the life and times of international protest figure and African musical icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones. You may know Aaron from Antibalas, the afrobeat band in which [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY: WEDNESDAY 7/30

by bmac I got the urge for some RJD2 today, and while searching for something fresh I stumbled across this awesome cover of Radiohead’s Airbag. Happy hump day homies. AIRBAG BY RJD2:

SHANGHAI RESTORATION PROJECT HITS NYC

by lionel getties The Shanghai Restoration Project claims roots in 1930′s Shanghai Jazz but is rich with hip hop and RnB vocals. They have a double disc entitled Instrumentals Day and Night coming out on August 5th which coincides with two live shows. One, the same day in L.A., the other, on August 13th at [...]

MUSIC IS THE NEW CRACK @ THE BODEGA

by moneyries Get your music fix this week at the only Brooklyn venue that used to specialize in fix fulfillment, Bodega. They’ve been up and running for about seven weeks now, and are literally based out of an old Bodega that used to sell crack to the neighborhood. But now, they serve tunes!

QC FASHIONISTA: LONG DRESSES INVADE METROPOLIS

by bea The long dress trend was set for Spring/Summer 2008 but has become a year long fascination in cities such as L.A., NYC, and Miami. Long dresses have the ability to dress you up with minimal effort while allowing you a comfort equivocal to lounging around your house in pajamas. However, like many trends, [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY: TUESDAY 7/29

by bucky Make Believe was initially a touring version of the band Joan of Arc. Yet another interesting band to be based in Chicago. This track is eclectic and great. SMALL APARTMENT PARTY EPIPHANY BY MAKE BELIEVE:

NEW KILLERS ALBUM THIS FALL

by phil miller The fall releases just keep on coming. Joining the ranks of already anticipated releases from Cold War Kids, Kings of Leon and Oasis.. The Killers are hard at work and expected to release their third LP, the follow up to 2006ís Samís Town. ALL THESE THINGS THAT I’VE DONE BY THE KILLERS:

QC INTERVIEW: THE GO! TEAM

by kevin diamond QC was fortunate to get some time with Go! Team founder Ian Parton. The discussion ranged from the direction of their third album, the legality of music sampling, The Velvet Underground, and much much more. Get it together and check this out. GET IT TOGETHER BY THE GO! TEAM: