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Matt Shadetek of Dutty Artz: Get Laid. Get Paid. Then Sleep.

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

The lights are low, with spotlights glowing left and right while sweaty young things writhe furiously. “This feels like a total rave,” one says. She’s wearing a cut off shirt, and her forehead is sweating. Pretty, with soft cheeks and black eyeliner. Don’t want to know how young she is. The bar is serving Sapporo for $9 [&hellip
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Sherlock Holmes: Don't Play Chess…Ever!

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Film

  Thanksgiving has come and gone, andHollywood has gotten most of its Oscar contenders out of it’s system. We’ve already gotten another Twilight, and Harry Potter got married and had kids, so what kind of a superfluous blockbuster sequel can we jam in before fall ends? Hey, didn’t that Sherlock Holmes flick make a bunch of [&hellip
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Band of Skulls Chats with NY Press About Signature Fringe, Flashing Fans and Their New Album

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

bandofskulls In a music industry saturated with teeny-boppers and terms like “emo-hop”, it seems production value has gone up, while music quality has gone way, way down. But fear not friend. All is not lost. Hope rises in the form of a slack jawed skull.  Band of Skulls is made up of a guitar, bass, drums [&hellip
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Tensions Remain High in Steve McQueen's "Shame"

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Film

shame “We’re not bad people, we just come from a bad place.” Says Brandon’s sister Sissy, and in that line lies the psyche of Steve Mcqueen’s latest film Shame. Brandon, played by Mcqueen favorite, Michael Fassbender, is an attractive, successful, charming, self-hating sex addict. He needs it. Loathes it. Loves it. Torments himself endlessly with the [&hellip
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NYScenes From a Midnight Runner

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Uncategorized

nyscenes Last night’s music: Chromatics 2010 CD, “In The City.” New York City’s blocks are a series of thumb prints in my mind. I like running at night, the streets are quiet, which makes it easier to settle into thoughts, though often they wade to the basest memories. Or always. Stupidity. Shame. Sex. Oy. Veigh. When [&hellip
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A Sit Down With Zach Fried of Fort Lean

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

FortLean Make bad decisions. Have fun. Listen to rock music. Enjoy it. Dance to it. These are the teachings of Brooklyn-based band, Fort Lean. Haven’t heard of them? You will. Already causing headlines for their standout shows-NYTimes calls Fort Lean, “A big band, playing small rooms,”- they put comparable bands to shame with their frenetic energy, [&hellip
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Ambassadors Play to Save the Gowanus Canal

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

ambassadors The Gowanus Canal Conservancy held their Winter Festival this past Saturday, at Build It Green; a sort of buy-as-you-like warehouse space in Gowanus. A general knick-knackery, which housed about a hundred guests for a farm-to-table catered dinner of chicken & sausage gumbo, coleslaw with pickled pepper vinaigrette, buttermilk & honey cornbread and apple crumb bars. [&hellip
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