pics: ‘Fluxo: Funk Proibidao’ brought Brazilian bass music to the 2017 Red Bull Music Academy (and the new Villain)
The night aimed to recreate Brazil's fluxos (block parties), with five or so subwoofer-fitted hatchbacks, beaming spotlights and strobes, a tropical bar, nonstop fog machines, and more.
new Villain space opening this weekend on Kent Ave, hosting RBMA’s ‘Fluxo: Funk Probidao’
"Relocated from its former home of 50 N 3rd St, new Villain is an open plan, 15,000 square-foot former factory space, equipped with a state-of-the-art sound equipment, fabrication shop, and photo studio."
AdHoc left Webster Hall, booking Knockdown Center, Villain, Irving, Warsaw & much more
Talent buyer Alex Rossiter left Webster Hall to work at AdHoc, where he's focusing exclusively on bigger clubs. Ric also no longer works at Webster Hall (which was just sold).
hip hop roundup: Smoke DZA, Kevin Gates, YG, Lil Durk, Iggy Azalea, Tinashe, Theophilus London, Rakim & more
As always, NYC has a good amount of upcoming local hip hop shows and tours passing through. Here's a rundown of some of the cool stuff coming up...
The Underachievers playing a free Brooklyn show on Saturday
The Underachievers at NXNE 2013 (more by David Andrako) NYC druggy rap duo The Underachievers play around their hometown a lot, and they've announced that their next show is a free one happening on Saturday (1/18) at Villain (50 N...
more review/videos from P4K showcase @ Villain (Angel Haze, Hundred Waters, Death Grips, Daughn Gibson, METZ & more)
You already know what I thought of Merchandise's set at the Pitchfork showcase at Villain in Brooklyn on Friday night (10/19). Here's a bit on the rest of the stuff I saw...
Merchandise (still drummer-less) played Pitchfork showcase at Villain, and Bowery (video, review)
On Friday night (10/19) during CMJ, I made my way over to Brooklyn warehouse Villain, which has recently begun hosting shows, for Pitchfork's unofficial CMJ showcase...