We are pleased to present our 119th installment of Sound Advice featuring Elliot Aronow. Elliot is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of RCRD LBL as well as the host and producer of an understatedly radical chat/variety program called OUR SHOW with Elliot Aronow that has featured guests including James Murphy, Vampire Weekend, Das Racist, Adam Green + more.
Sound Advice 119
01. Jukebox Babe by Alan Vega
02. Cosmic Charlie (live ’68) by Grateful Dead
03. That’s Alright Mama (live ’68) by Elvis Presley
04. We’re Desperate by X
05. One Track Mind by Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers
06. Losing Touch With My Mind by Spacemen 3
07. Cool In The Pool by Holger Czukay
08. Headlines by Drake
09. Love Tempo by Quando Quango
10. Sidewalk Safari by Chairlift
11. Everywhere (Pychemagik edit) by Fleetwood Mac
12. Dusty Blue by Horse Meat Disco
13. Take 54 by Harry Nilsson
14. Bob The Bob by Lounge Lizards
15. Young Man Blues by Mose Allison
Kate Bush, Running Up That Hill
Whiskey is what we drink in America. It’s what our cowboys were drinking when they drove the American Bison extinct just because it was fun to shoot them. It’s what Thomas Edison was drinking when he invented the electric chair. It’s what our boys overseas were drinking when they liberated Kuwait. It’s what heroes drink. So what’s up with whiskey brand names? Old Granddad. Old Crow. Wild Turkey. The truth is that Americans love eagles, but we also love the mean-as-hell, knobbly-headed, decrepit old turkey. We like them stringy, whip smart, and cold eyed. If you’ve ever shot your old lady down, if you do dirty deeds and you do ‘em dirt cheap, if you’re Axl Rose, then pour yourself a double.
The dominant taste is alcohol, since it’s one hundred and one proof. That extra one proof stuck on the end (which you might think is just gratuitous) actually serves a key function: it’s the straw that breaks the camel’s back.
Mos Def ft. Q Tip & Tash, Body Rock, 1998
A 1979 martial arts epic set in the LES by Charlie Ahearn
If you happen to be both a Canadiens and Tom Sachs fan, this is your shirt.
This dolphin is part of The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program, but is not used as a weapon.
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked KC Ortiz to share his favorite place to eat. KC is a Chicago-based photojournalist, whose work focuses on the world’s forgotten and overlooked people.
Continue reading for his answer.
Mike Tyson as Herman Cain
Brooklyn-based painter Eddie Martinez opens a new show, Seeker, in about a half an hour at Peres Projects in Berlin. We stopped by his studio last month to hang out and see some of the work before it got shipped. Here it is.