Bowery Ballroom

11 Jan 2012

Broke-Ass Band Interview: BLACK TAXI

Formed in Brooklyn in 2007, BLACK TAXI, comprised of Ezra Huleatt (vocals/keys/trumpet), Bill Mayo (guitar/vocals/triangle), Krisanan Soponpong (bass), and Jason Holmes (drums/vocals), has drawn comparisons to the Talking Heads, Franz Ferdinand and Modest Mouse, but their “grit-pop” sound and energetic style are entirely their own.”People who see live music like

Tiara Francis - NY Know-it-all 0
14 Dec 2010

Bear Hands Rock/Jam/Groove at Bowery Ballroom

The Brooklyn indie scene is dominated by electro outfits looking to make quick cash from free software on their laptops. While their aesthetic can be admirably DIY, their sound more often than not comes off as POS. Every now and then, though, a band comes along unafraid to sit behind

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
18 Oct 2010

Broke-Ass Band/Blogger Interview: Deb Oh

You know when you finally meet someone who’s work you admire and then are cruelly disappointed when they turn out to be an complete ass? Well thank god that was the OPPOSITE experience I had when I met Deb Oh of  The Debonaire.  Based in New York, Deb is one

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
27 Aug 2010

A Broke-Ass Guide to Contraband

To save some of you the disappointment, first off, this guide is not intended for things like explosives or human kidneys. Far be it for me to favor one type of smuggling over another, but if you’re looking for help with either of those things, um, maybe you should instead

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 2