Posted on Feb 3rd, 2008
It’s a complete coincidence that Kid Sister and I were booked to perform at New York and LA’s Museums of Natural History on consecutive weekends. The events were unrelated, we’re not on a museum tour or anything.
Both turned out to be awesome in their own way. You already saw what the New York one was like last week… Kiiiinda crazy, with the surprise appearance of a fur-clad Kanyeezy. That one was in the planetarium, so it was very much a multi-media themed room. The LA show this weekend was a lot more like what you’d expect to see in a museum of natural history: a giant dinosaur skeleton when you walk in and a bunch of displays of impeccably preserved yaks, bisons, sea lions (those things are big!) and other cuddly creatures in simulated home habitat backdrops. How many times did I yell “stegosaurus!” on the mic during my set? One may never know. Read More
Posted on Feb 1st, 2008
Flavorpill, Pitchfork, Brooklyn Vegan, Nicky Digital (with video too!), Metromix…we’re still trying to collect as many shots from this past weekend’s Natural History fun explosion (the Roc was in the building!) as possible, so post any links we missed in the comments. Video coming soon! Check A-Trak and Kid Sister take their museum mayhem to Los Angeles tonight (2/1).
Posted on Jan 28th, 2008
This Friday (2/1) new Fool’s Gold signing Treasure Fingers will be DJing at Hugs in Brooklyn (108 North 6th St between Berry and Wythe). It’s free and there will be complimentary Bushmills from 10-11. Big things for this dude in 2008, so get on board early! Treasure Fingers’ debut Fool’s Gold 12″ “Cross The Dancefloor” will be out shortly, backed by some very major remixes – you can hear the original on his recent mix for In-Deed on XM, tracklist and download link (and flyer for Friday) after the jump. Read More
Posted on Jan 23rd, 2008
Blastmaster approved EDUTAINMENT!!!! This Friday (1/25) in NYC, A-Trak and Kid Sister will be rocking the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium along with the Cool Kids as part of Flavorpill’s “One Step Beyond” concert series. A week later (2/1), LA’s Natural History Museum gets treated to more Trizzy/Kid Sis madness when the dynamic duo crashes their First Fridays party series. Some advance tix are still available, get moving…
Posted on Jan 22nd, 2008
Check out Kid Cudi as part of the packed line up at Hiro Ballroom tonight (1/22) for Complex Mag and Live Mechanics’ “Hip Rock Reggae” party. Click here for RSVP info, and check the flyer after the jump. Read More
Posted on Jan 22nd, 2008
FG friend Steve Aoki drops his mix album Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles today, and it features a guest verse from Kid Sister over fellow Chicagoan Cajmere’s “Shake And Pop.” Check Steve, A-Trak and a bunch of guests at the Pillowface LA release party tomorrow (Wed 1/23) at Cinespace, and then again at the NYC release party on Saturday (1/26) at Studio B…which doubles as an afterparty for Chromeo’s sold-out Bowery Ballroom show with Kid Sister earlier in the night. Goddamn the circle of life is complete right there! Flyers after the jump. Read More
Posted on Jan 21st, 2008
Sunday’s looking like the jumpoff…
Posted on Jan 18th, 2008
Mack Mittens and Ms. Sister share a chuckle about tight jeans
Imagine Allen Iverson running up the Rocky art museum steps wearing Will Smith’s Speed Racer shirt from the “Summertime” video, multiply it by a million and this will still be more awesome-er…
This Saturday night (Jan 19th) Kid Sister and A-Trak hit Philadelphia to open for Akon, Freeway and Beanie Sigel – yes, you read that correctly – at Solo Nightclub (tickets here), followed by an afterparty at Transit with Nick Catchdubs alongside Philly’s own Brendan Bring’em, Dirty South Joe, and DJ Sega. Read More
Posted on Jan 16th, 2008
Jokers of the Scene invade Toronto once again for the latest edition of the “Squares Stay Home” party at Wrongbar (1279 Queen St. W.) this Saturday, Jan 19th. They’re bringing the Mad Decent homie Paul Devro with them, as well as Fistfight Andrew of Nacho Lovers. The above flyer is entirely accurate, BTW.
Posted on Jan 16th, 2008
“OK… (take a breath) Everyone who is poor and who doesn’t have a DUI on their record best ta LISTEN UP! Every last one of y’all should know about and participate IN car sharing! It’s the best thing that’s ever happened ever in life. Instead of lugging all your heavy laundry around town through snow drifts in sub zero weather in a 90 year old babushka lady cart you can now DRIVE it to the laundromat in record time and have time left over to shop or eat or drive to your man’s house across town! No more bus stops! No more frostbite! No more devonte!!! YAY!”
Check Chicago’s sweetheart bigging up car sharing over on the MuchMusic Blog. More Canadian KS action from her recent shows in these photos and this EYE Weekly interview. The JOTS dudes promise some video from the shows soon…