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  Legendary Ari Up started making a documentary about the influential herstory of her band The Slits. She teamed up with former band manager Jennifer Shagawat to deliver this epic story of social rebellion, riot, and really awesome music. It’s crazy we don’t know that much about The Slits yet, considering they laid the foundation for so many feminist and punk movements that happened after them. They were pre riot grrrl, post punk, and transformed the music scene into an irreversibly different culture.   Five years ago Ari...
Cult-classic indie-rock. Experimental improvisation. Jazz standards. If any or all of this appeals to you, check out Little Black Egg Big Band and Oren Ambarchi’s show at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn coming up in June. Little Black Egg Big Band, a.k.a. Yo La Tengo & Friends, includes the three members of Yo La Tengo, Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan and James McNew (Hubley’s solo project is called Little Black Egg); bassist Tony Maimone, formerly of Pere Ubu; jazz artists Susie Ibarra, Daniel Carter and Taylor Ho Bynum;...
While woman-hosted podcasts still don’t get nearly as much recognition as we’d like them to, things are looking up: Next month, WNYC will be having its first-ever Women’s Podcast festival called “Werk It: How to Be a Grown Ass Podcaster.” On June 4th and 5th, the nation’s top female podcast hosts and producers will gather to discuss and workshop the future of podcast content creation. If you haven't been listening to any female-backed podcasts, here are 10 amazing ones you should really be tuning in...
As people become more open-minded, non-traditional weddings are becoming increasingly popular, and there are now websites dedicated to planning these unique ceremonies. Brides are no longer afraid to show of their killer tattoos or flaunt some color. From ditching the white to wearing track shorts, these fearless brides have made us fall in love with non-traditional weddings all over again. Scroll down for some amazing inspiration! 1. This beautiful couple jumping the broom. 2nd2Nunn Photography    2. These stunning brides who showed off awesome tattoos and matching bouquets.  Alexandra Wallace...
Looking for something to do in Brooklyn tonight? Check out "Another Fucking Group Show," 8 'til late at Superchief Gallery on 66 Greenpoint Ave. The bands start at 9 pm, and you can check out the crazy installations from artists in the Frontal Labatomy space all night. Seriously, get there if you can. The lineup includes: Bands: Faces of Weed Unstoppable Death Machines Gowanus Mutant Kommandos Artists:  Amanda WongDon Pablo PedroLuke ReichCASHFOURWOLFTITSVincent Skeltis Jesse KeatingSKEWVILLEDave EbayNohj WrightAlexis Gonzolez ID UGGMERK BBBZNOPeter CarrollKeith PaviaSPAMDana ZimmermanTaku Onoda Dennis Franklin Featuring Calisha Jenkins in the #frontallabotomy light box, and curated...
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