Saturday, May 29, 2010

New Favicon is Straight Fire

Just added a custom Favicon to the site. For those of you who don't know what that is (including me as of 2 days ago) its the little 16 pixel by 16 pixel image that comes up alongside the website in your browser, it's highly visible when you bookmark the site (Press Ctrl+D). Most legit websites have them, Facebook has its "F", Twitter it's "T", and now EDAS has it's Planet Earth listening to Headphones. 

It might only be ^This Big^ but it's Straight Fire

Song #175: Al Green - Full of Fire

Friday, May 28, 2010

Enjoy the Holiday

I hope everybody enjoys themselves over the Three-Day Weekend. I can almost smell the Barbecues already. Personally I know I will be getting down here for Memorial Day City-Style (Co-op Board approved Electric Grill and a Balcony... don't knock it till you tried it). Most of you probably wont be back here until after Mon-Day, so have a good long weekend and a Happy Holiday.

Song #174: The Kinks - Holiday

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Date My Friend!

Check out my real life friend and friend of the blog Lydia gracing the top spot in Time Out's Eligible Singles... thing.

She is a fellow dedicated writer so if you are interested, look at her work on her own blogs, Tech-inspired Chip Chick, and the Super Spicy 69adget. She is ridiculously witty and wildly fun, so roll on over to Time Out New York, and buy her lots of nice things. If you are not ready for that kind of commitment, just follow her on on twitter @LydiaLeavitt or something. (And follow me too @Bones_Jones)

Also, if you are looking for a little more of a Vintage Wine, feast your eyes on this fiery bottle right here, who just randomly happens to be one of my mom's best friends. 

Today's song is by one one of this country's remaining National Treasures, N'awlins' own Allen Toussaint. Make sure to catch him Saturday June 12th FOR FREE at Celebrate Brooklyn! in Prospect Park. Celebrate Brooklyn is, in my humble opinion, one of the best places to go to see free music in the city during the summer, just stay away from the horrible staff and you'll probably be able to enjoy a season of diverse and unbelievable shows. Stay tuned for a more in-depth Summer Concert Preview coming to EDAS in the near future.  

Song #173: Allen Toussaint - Sweet Touch of Love

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Cash Wednesday (Part II)

Gosh it's hot out there. They say it's going to be 90 degrees today here in New York. Being in a city when it's 90 degrees is not that bad, it's being underground, near the molten center of the earth, waiting for a train that'll do you in.

Which train is this again?  P.S. Nice Tan Lines

Song #172: Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire

Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Part of this video takes place 1 block away from my office. That's the Pershing Square Viaduct (not to be confused with a lowly bridge) getting a rare cameo appearance. It runs over Park Avenue, above Grand Central Station and through the Metlife Building (formerly the Pan Am). Here it is a long long time ago.

I literally walk under it's leaky skeleton every day, narrowly avoiding it's darkened drips and army of well fed pigeons. Rarely do I take the time to appreciate it. Beck does a nice enough job enjoying it, as well as the rest of my city.

Song #171: Beck - Devil's Haircut

Monday, May 24, 2010

State of Emergency

Jamaica declares a state of emergency! Violence in Kingston as Police clash with the most aptly named druglord ever, Christopher Coke. He was about to be extradited to New York to stand trail for various drug trafficking charges when his gang, The Shower Posse, revolted against the Coppers, engulfing part of the city in flames.  Right now there is a travel advisory warning for those traveling to Jamaica.

Song #170: Junior Murvin - Police and Thieves

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Like a Ghost

I hope you enjoyed Hip Hop appreciation Week. If you listened closely you may be expecting the entirety of November to be dedicated as Hip Hop Appreciation month, at that point we'll be on the home stretch of this year long project and I'll definitely be using that month to further explore the depths and reaches of the collective musical psyche. But that is over a hundred days away so no need to get ahead of ourselves.

For today's Biggie Sunday Post, a brand new song from Jay Electronica, featuring the man who profited most from B.I.G.'s death, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs. I'm not insinuating anything but the only business to make more money after Biggie died than Diddy's Bad Boy Entertainment, was the Big-Faced-Rapper T-Shirt business.

I got

This song is a modern homage to The Notorious One. This track, produced by Quincy Tones was only released via Jay Electronica's twitter.

Song #169: Jay Electronica Featuring Diddy - The Ghost of Chris Wallace