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Blockhead: The Music Scene

Posted on November 2, 2009 Under Music

Blockhead has only gotten better and better, and that's saying a whole lot when you look at his contemporaries. Deeply intricate instrumental hip hop is a genre that gained numerous contributors after Endtroducing... told unspoken stories without the need for…

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Luke Vibert: We Hear You

Posted on August 28, 2009 Under Music

Under various names and through numerous styles, Luke Vibert has produced some of the best electronic music around for over a decade. Sticking to the format of simply good beats, he's brought us masterpieces with every alias. Wagon Christ's sugary…

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Radiohead x These Are My Twisted Words

Posted on August 17, 2009 Under Music

Just a few days ago, we heard little more than a peep out of Radiohead when the last British veteran of the Great War passed. Their tribute to him is still available on their site for a quid and all…

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Il Gelato di San Crispino

Posted on August 17, 2009 Under Food

It might be the weather, the water, or the love with which it's made, but regardless of the cause, the fact remains that the gelato is just better in Italy. Most gelaterias in Rome are pretty amazing. Of course, there…

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Last Suppers

Posted on August 13, 2009 Under Art

What is the last thing you would like to eat before taking that terminal trip into the beyond? Most of us probably won't have to ponder the answer to this question, but there is a select group of folks who…

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Mute Math: Armistice

Posted on August 13, 2009 Under Music
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Circolo Degli Artisti

Posted on August 12, 2009 Under Travel

The club scene in Rome can be pretty lame if you stick to the most ostensible standbys, the places usually crowded with more done up travelers than actual locals. The scene in those places ends up being as superficial as…

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Nicola Conte @ Highline Ballroom

Posted on August 10, 2009 Under Music

Exactly ten years ago, summertime in every city was lit up for those listening by a warm weather anthem that wasn't a hip hop song or a club banger. The distinct bossa nova kick and the breezy female vocal of…

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Antony & The Johnsons: Aeon

Posted on August 5, 2009 Under Music

Antony Hegarty's voice will give you goosebumps guaranteed. The tremolo and emotional croon is the kind of thing that can sound cheesy and over dramatic if it's not done perfectly. Thankfully, it is done perfectly. Antony and the Johnsons showcase…

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Battles @ Terminal 5

Posted on August 5, 2009 Under Music

The term 'experimental rock' can sometimes conjure up images of unlistenable frequencies laid over even less listenable instrumentation, especially for those of us without the technical (and sometimes masochistic) craving for the likes of Frank Zappa or the Residents. Battles…

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