The 7th annual Afro-punk Festival returns to Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY and the line-up is probably the most spectacular yet. Incredible artists such as Santigold, Janelle Monae, Cee-Lo Green, Joi, Rocky Business, Toro Y Moi, and many others will take the stage August 27th and 28th. There’s music for almost any taste because, like the 2010 promo video states, “Afro-punk is not a genre—it’s a state of mind.”
But this ... Read More
Check out this amazing performance by Beyonce at the 2011 Billboard awards! There's an intro video of every famous person imaginable gushing about Beyonce Knowle's talent and drive. Michelle Obama even talks about how Beyonce is a powerful role model for women all around the world. Beyonce has Bono, Lady Gaga, and even her adorable little nephew raving about her.After her first live TV Performance of "Run The World (Girls)" she is ... Read More
in Music Stuff
on May 21, 2011
I have not been around much lately. (Although you can read my cover story with SECRET PERSON in next month's Bust!) But I wanted to post about this show and say some things about Japanther, and women, and the music scene.
As you know, if you are in a band or go to shows, rock and roll sexism is alive and well! Brooklyn Vegan and other music sites regularly feature disparaging comments about the appearance of female musicians. Bands with women in ... Read More
GIRLS RUN THE WORLD! Beyonce, you are a beautiful Queen and I love watching you break it down in post apocalyptic dance offs, chanting girl power lyrics over Major Lazer's "Pon De Floor".
Beyonce, what more can I say? You're on a rearing black stallion in an all white suit. You're dancing in heels on sand. (A feat that I am sure is impossible, further convincing me that you are not in fact human, but some kind of amazonian deity of my dreams.)I love the way the ... Read More
in Music Stuff
on May 19, 2011
BUST Magazine is giving away copies of singer-songwriter Suzie Brown's new album along with two pairs of tickets to her show on Wednesday, May 25th at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC!Watch the video for "Heartstrings," the first single off her debut album of the same name, out May 24th.
You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this videoTo enter this giveaway, send an e-mail to email@example.com with the subject line "Suzie Brown giveaway" and include your ... Read More