The Beat of a New York Heart

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Every good love story deserves a soundtrack; here’s one tailor-made for New York City with blissful beginnings and happy endings. PJ Harvey, “Good Fortune” Taken from her New York-inspired album, Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea, Harvey practically gushes while name-checking Chinatown and Little Italy as unanticipated places of romantic discovery. Maxwell, “Gotta [&hellip
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Super Bowl 2012: The Year of the Music-Savvy Showdown

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

adriana Another Super bowl has come and gone with the Giants taking Lombardi home. Going off of last year’s record breaking notch of 111 million viewers, and America’s “just keep gettin’ better” mentality, it’s likely that an astronomical number of people sat down and tuned in last night. At least they better have. Advertisers were charged [&hellip
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City Arts: Song of the Year

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Kanye-West Call Larry Gagosian You belong in museums —Jay-Z, “That’s My B**ch” Jay-Z dreams of collapsing the class and race divisions reflected in high art and pop art hierarchies. Reverse the title of Kanye West & Jay-Z’s love song from their Watch the Throne album (“That’s My B**ch”) with that of the Gagosian’s Picasso retrospective (L’amour [&hellip
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The Skrillex Party That Was Not

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

skrillex The invite was black and red. It had been delivered by hand that day. “I apologize,” the RSVP said. “No guests allowed.” Meaning no plus ones. Meaning that the next part, instructing me to be at the WESC store in Soho at 10 p.m. sharp, where “you will be blindfolded and taken to the party location,” [&hellip
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Warm Ghost: Goth is Un-Dead

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

homepage_large.0f0b640c It was about this time last year that the Goth phase began its renaissance. The once colorful city of Manhattan took on a dark suiting of black. It was drapey. It was moody. It led to a ton of unfortunate “synth-wave.” Siouxsie and the Banshees’ “Dazzle,” headlining a number of fashion industry friendly shows, definitely had something to do [&hellip
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Playlist for the Monday Morning Commuter

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

20080418-c838nji8tdtr6hdwks8a3sa581.preview “Monday, Monday,” by The Mamas & The Papas: Ahhh…. It’s Monday morning. The sky is blue. It’s the beginning of the week. Your emotional state is analogous to fresh laundry. You feel Downy soft and lovely. Work is work, how could you possibly feel anything but mellow love on this Indian summer day? “Baby I Love [&hellip
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