At the House of Blues in New Orleans Oct. 18.
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Afghan Whigs Saturday in New Orleans at the Civic Theatre. Contest closes Friday at noon.
“I like hard beats and clever programming, whether it’s dubstep from the early to mid-2000s or trap, or some newer stuff,” he says. “I like when I can sit down and listen to a piece of music and it seems like someone put a lot of energy and effort into it. That’s what always drew me to hip-hop production. That’s what drew me to any type of electronic music that is beats driven.” - DJ Shadow
C-Murder’s take on Master P. (hint: no love)
Washed Out’s Ernest Greene: “I don’t know if I’m just naturally a sad person or something. I wouldn’t say I’m a very upbeat person. I’m definitely not clinically depressed or anything. But I’m definitely very laid back.” - Washed Out plays the House of Blues in New Orleans Wednesday.
Charts from OKCupid, showing how straight women and men rate each other based on ages. For women, the men they find most attractive are roughly their own age. For men, the women they find most attractive are roughly the same age - 20 to 23 - regardless of the age of the man. (538)
I feel so bad for my people.
We’re giving away tickets to see DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist pay tribute to Afrika Bambaataa at New Orleans’ House of Blues Sept. 16. Register here for a chance to win.
"As enjoyable as the hits are, the moments that stayed with me afterwards were the droning, very trippy cover of ‘The Porpoise Song’ from The Monkees’ Head and DeLaughter going into the audience where he coaxed the audience to sit on the floor then joined them to sing ‘Battlefield’ from Yes, It’s True with the horn players behind us gently blowing their parts. The former was simply the Spree making the weird into pop—or was it making pop weird?—and the latter made a great moment out of the situation. If you have a crowd that allows for intimacy, why not have it?” - a review of the Polyphonic Spree’s tour-ending show Sunday night in New Orleans. Photos by Patrick Ainsworth
A$AP Ferg leaving the stage his way in New Orleans at the Mad Decent Block Party. Photo by Chelsea Dunn.