There's an ominous storm heading straight for the North East. Afro-Punk musical festival set to take place is Brooklyn, NY this weekend has been cancelled indefinitely and we're shut up in our houses awaiting hurricane Irene. Batten down the hatches, get out the chocolate chip cookies, movies, and flashlights. We'll be taking cover until at least Monday. No complaints here.
The Craft, yet another 90's cult classic. Totally one of those movies that freaked me out to no end as a kid. But it was so good I always forced myself to watch it all the way through everytime. A film that's eerie and badass all in the same breath. What's not to love?
Paul Van Haver, better known as Stromae is a young hip/hop-electronic musician of Belgium/Rwandan decent. Such a face I have never seen. His features are absolutely stiking and his musics pretty catchy too, it helps that he sings in French.
I've always been really into men's wear. And lately I've been drooling over everything at Topman for the Fall. More specifically, I've had my eye on this bad boy of a sweater. How dope is this?? And it's on SALE. Done and done.
Currently Listening To "Drivin' Me Wild (feat. Lily Allen)" By Common
Shahida Omar is an amazing underground rock star soon to be legend. The first time I saw her in concert was on a small stage at Bonaroo in Tenesse. She completely captivated the audience and lured the unsuspecting passer by in with her post-pop, operatic-rock melodies. I was brought to tears
when she sang, "Stop the War".
If you're wondering what to do with your monday night invest in the artist Shahida Omar.
Check her out at http://shahidahomar.com/#/home
10.) Amp_Live-Rainy Dayz, Radiohead In Ranbows Remixed
9.) Fleet Foxes-Helpless Blues
8.) Arcade Fire- Funeral
7.) Clams Casino- Rain Forest EP
6.) James Blake- James Blake
4.) Warpaint-The Fool
3.) Erykah Badu- New Amerykah Part II: Return of the Ankh
2.) Atlas Sound-Logos
1.) Arcade Fire-The Suburbs
Although few of these albums were released this summer (let alone this year) when I look back on summer 2011 these are the tunes that will evoke the kind of warm weather nostalgia I need to get me through the winter.