Concert Review: Idle Warship

Hey, so apologies in advance, there will be no Viral Monday or Uncommon Verbiage this week. I know you’re probably heartbroken, but we’re going to get through this together.

Update: The surprise guest was Ryan Leslie! I couldn’t hear when they called his name (probs had already blown my eardrums by then) so Talib Kweli was awesome and told me on Twitter!

But on a more exciting note, I saw Idle Warship last night at the Highline Ballroom and fell back in love with them again (or rather, renewed my music dork vows).

All images / video were taken on my handy-dandy Motorola Droid Razrmaxx

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Make Love and Run The World

It should surprise no one that I’ve finally gotten around to this post. When I interned with Jumpthru.net last winter, I heard in passing that a certain someone on Twitter was notorious for ‘blowing shit up’ It wasn’t long before I began following this incredible woman and came across her two incredible startups: Make Love Not Porn and If We Ran The World.

Image courtesy of Mip Blog (they wrote a great article as well)

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UPDATE: Like A Starstruck Fangirl; Talking to Jane Lui

UPDATE: view the full interview of Jane Lui here!

I swear to god I’ll stay composed throughout this post. Image courtesy of Pacific Ties.

As some of you may know, though most of you may not, I am a huge fan of Jane Lui. Some may know her from her YouTube channel ‘Luiland for Dreamers’, while others may know her from her performance of “History Of Lyrics That Aren’t Lyrics“. Her music is usually unique, artistic, and look as handmade as they sound (she uses everything from kazoo to suitcases for her original sound). Yesterday, I got to interview her.

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