A bunch of BUST editors and friends were asked to judge Jonathan Toubin’s  Soul Clap and Dance-Off  a few weekends ago, and we had SOOOOO much fun! Above is a pic of the winner, Elizabeth Arnold (aka #66) who's moves were undeniable. The second runner up was also fantastic, but we didn't catch his name because, frankly, judging is hard work and you need to drink the entire time, so by 2 am we were pretty wasted. Sorry #100! Special guest DJs  ... Read More
We’re excited to stay up late on Saturday night at the Brooklyn Bowl and do what we do best, JUDGE! Jonathan Toubin’s New York Night Train's Soul Clap and Dance-Off will celebrate seven years of being the world's most popular soul 45 dance party, and we want you to come out and show us your moves! You can enter the dance contest to win $100 cash (first prize) or a $75 Vintage gift certificate. See event details below! Special guest DJs will be Jon ... Read More
The ladies of BUST are excited to stay up late this Saturday night at the Brooklyn Bowl and do what we do best: JUDGE!  Jonathan Toubin’s New York Night Train's Soul Clap and Dance-Off will celebrate seven years of being the world's most popular soul 45 dance party, and we want you to come out and show us your moves! You can enter the dance contest to win $100 cash (first prize) or a $75 vintage gift certificate. Special guest DJs will be Jon Spencer ... Read More
At the NY premiere of Beth B's latest documentary, EXPOSED–which pulls back the curtain on the NYC Burlesque scene–there was a touching moment during the Q+A that followed the screening: A young audience member revealed that she had grown up in a very closed-minded family, and wept as she thanked the performers for their bravery. This was just one of the many  moments that made me realize that this special movie--which discusses sexuality, letting ... Read More
  We recently heard from some Australian BUSTies who are in dire need of picking up the latest issue of BUST Magazine, so we asked our distributor for a list of stores in the country that carry BUST. Of course you can subscribe, or for immediate satisfaction, you can buy the magazine digitally here. Easy as that! Happy Reading, with love from BUST! xo Outlet Desc City State Postcode Nightcliff Newsagency Nightcliff NT 810 Stuart Park Corner ... Read More
Legendary NY filmmaker Beth B is best known for her underground No Wave films of the 70’s and 80s and is considered to be one of the main progenitors of the Cinema of Transgression movement. She has recently turned her lens on one of the most fascinating genres of the past decade, the weird and wonderful world of the NYC burlesque scene. She explores eight of the major players and their passion for the art in her new documentary, Exposed. Some of our most ... Read More
It was a sad and shocking Sunday when the word got out that Lou Reed had passed away. There’s no denying the profound influence that his songs and persona had on hundreds of thousands of  bands, artists and freaks who wanted to move to New York City, soak up any cool that was left, do drugs, and make the scene. The Velvet Underground will always be known as the band with the least amount of commercial success who inspired the most malcontents to pick up ... Read More
Goldfrapp's latest, Tales of Us, (out tomorrow on Mute) is their sixth LP, and is somewhat a return to form for the British duo. Its slow, luxurious feel has more in common with the velvety soundscapes of Felt Mountain and Seventh Tree, which is great news for those of us who didn’t love the ’80s aerobics class vibes of 2010’s Head First. Nine of the 10 songs assembled here are named for a person, with each one telling its own suspenseful story. ... Read More
The Fantastic Janelle Monae (BUST's current cover girl) has released her latest album, Electric Lady via stream and we've got it right here. It is AMAZING! (I am freaking out over track 2 "Given Em What They Love" featuring Prince). Have a listen and pick up the latest issue of BUST at your local newsstand or order here and read our interview with the freaky Electric Lady herself. The album will be available in stores September 10th.  Get More: Janelle ... Read More
BUST is proud to present Ladies Represent! in conjunction with the Superchief Gallery at Culturefix on the Lower East Side. The show will run from August 13 - 18 and will feature works from some of our favorite female artists, including: Beth Hoeckel, Dame Darcy, E.V. Day, Caroline Hwang, Veronica Ibarra, Alexis Mabry,Laura McMillian, Claw Money,  Kembra Pfahler, Martha Rich,Beatrice Schleyer, Lauren Silberman, Heather Vernon,Jaimie Warren, Amy Watanabe, ... Read More
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