Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Listen Up! May 24 Issue
By Alex Gordon
on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 6:00 AM
We've always wanted to insert little computer chips and speakers into City Paper, so that when you open it, music from artists featured in the paper plays while you read about them (like a big old greeting card).
Monday, May 22, 2017 MP3 Monday: AllegrA Posted By Alex Gordon on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 1:11 PM click to enlarge Photo courtesy of Braeden McClain “I made these songs alone in my basement,” reads the text on AllegrA’s Bandcamp for her latest two-track, cuties / smudged glasses. It sounds like it: these smartly-written guitar-driven songs have an intimate, restrained and slightly gloomy vibe. Good basement stuff. Stream or download “Smudged Glasses” below. Update Required To play the media you...
At first glance, salt may seem too simple a product to build a business on. Sodium and chloride, found readily in nature — there you go. But there’s a whole lot more complexity and variety to it than you’d think, says John Tarallo, founder of Steel City Salt Company. Your basic table salt, for example, is processed to remove minerals, resulting in a sharp, acidic taste, says Tarallo.