The Strokes Reveal New Single “One Way Trigger”
Posted on: January 28th, 2013 at 11:15 am by Elie
Just over a week after learning of a new Strokes album currently in the works, the retro-rocking quintet released the first single. It’s called “One Way Trigger,” and here are our first impressions
Addictive disco-style cut drenched in an overabundance of synth effects, with Julian exploring the upper reaches of his vocal range. Call it frontman falsetto, if you will.
Many will probably dismiss the tune as musically trite…but it’s no less catchy.
At the end of August, ZogSports was dealt a blow when the Department of Education revoked their permits for kickball games at two Lower East Side schools (PS 142 on Attorney Street and Marta Valle/LES Preparatory on Stanton Street). The position was taken based on allegations that the co-ed social sports league is a for-profit business […]
Panade Puffs and Pastries – a fixture on Eldridge Street for years - is on a hiatus of sorts. The letter on its front door is perhaps the first sign of demise for the eight-year-old business. Despite assurances that “all is fine” during “restructuring” efforts, we can’t help but believe the opposite. This more permanent break […]
What can we say about Courtney Barnett? Well, she’s pretty much the coolest of the cool. The Aussie singer/songwriter has ruled twenty-fourteen with her latest effort, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas, and we continue to obsess over “Avant Gardner.” “History Eraser” is equally badass. Oh yeah, and this week, her cover of […]
To anyone frequenting the environs of Essex, it would appear that Patacon Pisao was left for dead. The interior teased the masses for the better part of the last six months without incident (including a mural by artist Joseph Meloy). Not to mention, those yellow neons have also been in place, albeit switched off. Not […]
The Lower East Side lost ‘inoteca back in February, a sad finale for a local standby. Co-owners Jason Denton and chef Eric Kleinman had suddenly decided to end their decade-long rule at the northwest corner of Ludlow and Rivington Streets. Their swan-song included a week-long wine bottle binge that culminated on February 10. Rather than […]
Today is the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11. Longtime Lower East Sider Robin Page shot the following Polaroids from her Orchard Street rooftop that cloudless Tuesday morning, and recently shared with us.
Prolific street artist Bradley Theodore returned to Kenmare Street yesterday to impart another mural evoking unique representations of prominent fashion figures. We’ve seen plenty of that lately – Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, Terry Richardson, and Nick Wooster. So this one painted on the facade of Mott Hardware is rather timely, completed on the final day […]
Camera Club of New York Relocating to Baxter Street; Hosting ‘Zine and Self-Published Book Fair’ This Weekend
The Camera Club of New York has been around since 1884, founded as a collegial environment for photographers to nurture their craft. These days, the arts organization is headquartered in midtown, and provides 24-hour services to its members. But a change of venue is on the horizon. Sometime next month, the venerable institution will relocate […]
False alarm. Barzinho is still serving its Brazilian fare at 48 Hester Street. Barzinho owner Leo Funderburk cleared the air regarding the week-long closure of the restaurant. Apparently he was vacationing in Rio and closed up shop without any notice. They also changed up some of the interior. However, having just reopened, Barzinho must now […]
Sheila’s Decorating has been on the ropes since early spring, advertising a move that never seemed to transpire. It finally happened. Even though the 27-year-old Lower East Side business is vacating 68 Orchard Street, it’ll stick around. Sheila’s is now shacking up with another neighborhood stalwart just up Orchard Street. Storefront signage indicates that they’ve […]