Music Video

Moby’s New Video for ‘Saints’ is a Rat’s Journey from Lower East Side to Paradise [VIDEO]

Posted April 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Moby’s latest longplayer, Innocents. We ranked it one of last year’s best. The former Lower East Sider chose the neighborhood as setting for the new music video single, “Saints.” Directed by Brad Hasse, the instrumental gem follows a puppet rat as it navigates the snowy streets. From […]

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Queen V’s Top 11 Haunts on the LES

Posted October 8, 2013 at 11:25 am

We first saw Queen V at CBGB’s in 2003 as part of the Medusa Festival. How fitting to premiere a video for “Right or Wrong” from her new album The Decade Of Queen V in anticipation of her upcoming gig October 10 at the CBGB Festival. Per the release: One can say Queen V is more man […]

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When Cypress Hill Rapped in Astor Place for “How I Could Just Kill a Man”

Posted February 13, 2013 at 10:46 am

In 1991, California-based Cypress Hill dropped its self-titled debut, which included the leadoff single “How I Could Just Kill a Man.”

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Mumford & Sons – “I Will Wait” [Video]

Posted August 9, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Mumford & Sons have done a bang up job with their newest single “I Will Wait” from their sophomore album Babel, dropping sometime in late September. It’s a continuation of their upbeat, brit-folk sound that we fell for en masse in 2009, and piggybacks off the sound of Sigh No More’s  “Roll Away Your Stone.”  If this single is […]

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Mika Filming Music Video for “Celebrate” on the Lower East Side

Posted July 12, 2012 at 10:23 am

Like most, our first exposure to British singer-songwriter Mika was through the radio vehicle “Grace Kelly.”

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Nas Releases Music Video for “The Don”

Posted May 1, 2012 at 10:22 am

Early last month, Nas hit up the Lower East Side to film bits and pieces for “The Don” music video.

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Nas Filmed Music Video for “The Don” at Tammany Hall

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

In case you missed it, the iconic Queensbridge rapper Nas was on the Lower East Side Saturday afternoon filming a video for the new song “The Don.”

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Feel Good Friday: Kings of Leon

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:53 am

Kings of Leon, “Four Kicks” (2004)

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Strange Powers of Magnetic Fields

Posted October 28, 2010 at 6:21 am

While the Magnetic Fields has been recording music for two decades, their seminal 1999 album 69 Love Songs remains their benchmark for creative output. The triple-record showcased the brilliant songwriting of Stephin Merritt, and featured an eclectic smattering of musical instruments. Yet of the 69 love songs, one has almost attainted anthemic status to some […]

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Julius C Sewer Shark on Orchard Street

Posted October 26, 2010 at 6:23 am

Summer might be over, but the sharks are still circling for prey.  The sewer sharks, that is.  This particular sidewalk beast was spotted near the manhole at the northeast corner of Orchard and East Houston.  Watch your step!

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