Friday Music – Until We Bleed – Kleerup Featuring Lykke Li

Yesterday I was visiting my old neighborhood, the Bushwick area of Brooklyn. There were these people blasting music when we got there, it sounded like some sort of hip hop/club remixes. Once we settled down in the 3rd floor balcony over the street, the music took on a distinct, other, sort of flavor. . . . → Read More: Friday Music – Until We Bleed – Kleerup Featuring Lykke Li

Better Than Jam

Its Fashion Friday, Pompers!

Spring/Summer friendly outfits are out and in full force in the streets of NYC as the weather gets warmer each day! Today I’m sharing a wonderful Brooklyn based boutique that showcases talented local designers which means… more NYC based designers! The store also has its own on-going collection by owner and designer Karen . . . → Read More: Better Than Jam

Snowed in

The snow makes the holiday seem more real, and pressing. If I could choose one day to be Christmas, it would probably be yesterday. Snow outside and cozy inside with chili and punch. The party ends but hot toddies continue and we eat magic brownies and have a rooftop snowball fight while listening . . . → Read More: Snowed in

Desperately Seeking SITE

7 p.m. – CROWD Reading Series (

On the walk over to Café Orwell (, I ran into a couple with SITE map in hand, looking for something to do. When I told them I was going to a poetry reading, they shook their heads firmly in unison.

“I have nothing against poetry, per say,” . . . → Read More: Desperately Seeking SITE

Packing Heat In The Hood

It’s cold and dark outside, but as the weekend comes to a close the promise of fresh salsa lures me out of my warm, Park Slope apartment. After enduring a long, circuitous subway ride around Sunday night track work, I finally meet the Pomp team for a much anticipated taste test at the Bushwick birthplace . . . → Read More: Packing Heat In The Hood

Snowy Stilts

The guitarist of Crystal Stilts is an ashy young man, playing with his back to the audience. They’re a peculiar breed. Singer JB often sings with closed eyes or rolled back in his head—all whites. I went to see them on a cold, snowy January night at the Market Hotel, a new venue . . . → Read More: Snowy Stilts

CMJ Hangover

This Bushwick bitch is back in action NYC-style just in time for CMJ. This marks the one-year anniversary of me moving to this town from the O.C. Going to the same party that opened up CMJ last year – the infamous Conflict of Interest party (put on by the Syndicate for the 10th year in . . . → Read More: CMJ Hangover

Pomp Culture

Santogold and Diplo remixes – if it wasn’t obvious enough when you heard the cross-genre sleeper hit which is the Santogold album that this lady was going to be a force to reckon with, this remix album shows more of her unquenchable fire. First off, you have to love anyone who can take a line . . . → Read More: Pomp Culture