Archive | July 11, 2012

Concert Review, Gallery: Best Coast at Grand Central Was Pleasant But Predictable

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Much like the band’s latest album, The Only Place, Best Coast’s performance last night at Grand Central was slick, poppy, and likable, but not earth-shattering or mind-blowing. It’s about what you’d expect from the L.A. band. Its frontwoman, Bethany Cosentino, has always traded in a similar persona — a sort of cheerful, slacker-ish everywoman who […]

Danation: Florida’s State House Races, Districts 31-60

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Welcome back to the ambitious undertaking that is documenting every state House, state Senate, and U.S. House race in Florida. Here, installment no. 2, state House races in districts 31-60. In case you missed it, here’s districts 1-30. Districts 61-90 will arrive on Friday, and you’ll get regular updates every Wednesday and Friday after that […]

Vinyl Militia Is for Lovers of Records

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You may have seen T-shirts bearing the Vinyl Militia insignia at Radio-Active Records and mistook the actual Vinyl Militia for record-lovers like yourself. It’s not a completely incorrect assumption, considering longtime vinyl fanatic Mike Kennedy is the founder – but it is a proper online forum for true audiophiles, not simply a local, loose collective […]