Never ones to succumb New Year party peer pressure, the 106thstreeters headed out to Williamsburg to enjoy New Year celebrations one night early at Zebulon. How could we resist a line up of a few of our favorite musical things? DJs/Good Records NYC crew, DJ Lihn & Jonny Paycheck laid down music from Brasil, Africa, Latin America, and Jamaica for the price of a whiskey, beer, or herbal tea (as some in-house were drinking, hopefully spiked). While a strange crew of Billyburg kidz attempted to wow us/confuse us with handstands and strange gyrating/trashy stripper impersonations a la some creepy Patrick Dempsey/Demi Moore Hollywood shit flicks, the music was the star of the night. The music was gorgeous as was the vibe. In a mere four hours, we were able to start our New Year’s resolutions early: drink more; listen to the best music as yet created on the planet; and support local businesses that are worthy of what little money we can contribute in these hard times. Now that’s a good start to 2011.
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