Benjamin Shapiro

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Check Out David Bowie's New Video "Love is Lost"

The Thin White Duke's Latest Video
Benjamin Shapiro
11.13.13
Features

Win Tickets to See 'This Is England' in NYC This Weekend

Specifically, at Nitehawk Cinemas in Williamsburg.
Benjamin Shapiro
9.13.13
Photos

The Nerdy, Pimply Birth of Bay Area Thrash Metal

In the early 80s, thrash metal titans with names like Ulrich, Mustaine, and Lombardo were just pimply-faced fantasy nerds looking for an escape. Brian Lew was one of them, and happened to capture the most incredible photos of the scene's birth ever taken.
Benjamin Shapiro
7.9.13
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Adam Goldberg Has a New Record Coming Out so He Told Me to Write To My Mom

Dear Mom. Do you know who Adam Goldberg is? He has a new record coming out soon called 'Stranger's Morning,' and he just sent us the video for the title track. He asked me to write this post to you, so I'm doing it! Hi!
Benjamin Shapiro
6.20.13
Premieres

Duke Dumont - "Need U" (Jessie Andrews Remix)

An interview with porn actress and DJ Jessie Andrews. I decided to call her up and talk to her, partially because I've never knowingly spoken to a porn star before, and partially because the remix is very, very good, and partially because I'd like people
Benjamin Shapiro
6.12.13
Photos

The Bassist from Cold War Kids Is Getting Topless In Museums Across America

We recently noticed that Matt Maust's Instagram feed has been filled with semi-nude photographs of him in museums all over the world. His band, the Cold War Kids, is currently on tour, and with any luck you could show up at a local museum for a few free t
Benjamin Shapiro
5.21.13
Features

Reggie Watts Has a New Show

Our favorite funny musician (or musical comedian) Reggie Watts just started a new show called "The Social Music Experiment" on his new YouTube channel, Jash. For some reason we were invited on set to see first hand how internet gold is made.
Benjamin Shapiro
5.21.13
Features

I Met Paul Williams Once

Today our arty sister site the Creators Project dropped an interview with this Oscar-winning singer-songwriter as part of their new series on Daft Punk's new record. I met him a few months back, and let me tell you, he's tiny.
Benjamin Shapiro
5.10.13
Premieres

Listen to Kylesa's New Single, "We're Taking This"

We love Kylesa, and we love that they've got a new record coming out next month. We especially love the sludge-metal crushiness and isolation-tank psychedelia of their new single, "We're Taking This."
Benjamin Shapiro
4.30.13
Secret Pasts

Ace of Base's Secret Nazi Past

Before he founded Ace of Base, Ulf Ekberg was a neo-Nazi skinhead. Did Ekberg use Ace of Base's success as an opportunity to erase his neo-Nazi past and rise to a position of geopolitical influence?
Benjamin Shapiro
4.24.13
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Here's Why Foxygen Doesn't Suck

Here's why I think you should stop being a douche and give Foxygen a chance.
Benjamin Shapiro
4.23.13
New music

Exclusive Premiere: The Lonely Island's "YOLO" Single, ft. a Remix by Sam F

The Lonely Island are releasing the "YOLO" single for Record Store Day, a 3,000-copy run of yellow vinyl seven-inches. Here's the exclusive stream, plus the exclusive world premiere of Sam F.'s remix.
Benjamin Shapiro
4.18.13
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