Category Archives: Beats For Your Week

Beats For Your Week – “New York’s My Home”

One of the 106thstreeters is spending some time in a city 5 miles from the beautiful Pacific Ocean. No doubt, she will be returning to her beloved NYC in 2013. Until then, you may find some posts about what’s going … Continue reading

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Beats For Hurricane Irene’s Week – “Baby Got Back”

Irene entered the city soft, tender, and wet. She went on all night long, strong yet not too rough, quite sensitive to our needs here in Manhattan. It was a long night we had together that lasted way into the … Continue reading

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Beats For President Obama’s Week – “Nobody Knows”

Oi! It has been a rough couple of weeks for President Obama. We’ll let Chicago’s own Pastor T. L. Barrett and the Youth For Christ Choir explain. “Nobody Knows” is from the amazing 1971 album, Like a Ship…(Without a Sail). … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Marriage is so Gay!

“Marriage is so Gay.” I saw that on a t-shirt! Ha! Just when you thought the troglodytes who fight against securing civil and equal rights for all people in the United States were getting the upper hand, those of us … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Tinariwen

Oh man, there’s so much great live music happening in NYC this summer. Summer is this 106thstreeter’s favorite season, especially in the Baked Apple. Many locals head out-of-town, extending their weekends, pulling in Fridays and/or Mondays, making the city as … Continue reading

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Beats For (Anthony Weiner’s) Week – “Pass the Hatchet”

One step forward, two steps back, thanks man. How hard  is it (no pun intended) to not take a photo of your d*#k? Let the great song by Roger & the Gypsies, “Pass the Hatchet,” help us New Yorkers get … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Jamaica Funk (Queens, baby!)

With the First Annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival just wrapped up, it’s the perfect moment to think about jazz–past, present, and future. The latest issue of the always hot Wax Poetics does just that. Here at 106th Street, music is … Continue reading

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