Get Out Your Scrunchies: Cruel Summer 80’s Dance Party! 8/10

I rarely travel outside the Great Walls of Greenpoint, but I will make the exception and travel to the other superfund (Gowanus) for this 80s party on Friday night! Presented by two of the best Brooklyn blogs, The Skint & Brooklyn Based, it is sure to be a night of music that takes you back, “The Cure, The Go-Gos, MJ, Sheila E., Prince and Run-D.M.C.,” a live 80s band, cheap $6 cocktails, “The Bananarama, and The Miami Vice, plus the trashiest snack ever, Doritos and nacho cheese.” Get tickets in advance and use the code 1980 for half off! 

Cruel Summer 80s Dance Party
Friday August 10th, 2012
The Bell House
149 7th St., Gowanus

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Guido Music: A Brief History

Three years ago, I went to a friend’s record release party at a club in New York City. In an adjacent room, there was a DJ playing Noel’s “Silent Morning“. I walked in, listened to this Classic record at full club volume, and it was like hearing it for the first time. I being not old enough to hear this record in a club when it first came out understood immediately why this music became huge in the first place. Continue reading

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