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Check Out Juiceboxxx’s New Video for “Back Seat”

Juiceboxxx made this video in just 3 hours in NYC. He ate Subway.

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FAM IN EFFECT: SUPERCHIEF PRESENTS OUR NYC SUMMER SEASON ULTRA MEGA GROUP SHOW

JULY 17TH: the whole fam is gonna be represented for our SUMMER SEASON ULTRA MEGA GROUP SHOW.

PLUS: Afterparty featuring JUICEBOXXX, straight outta the Thunderzone.

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SPORTS 2015: CHILEAN SOCCER HOOLIGANS BEATING UP POLICE

Sports have always been the best way to whip a population into nationalistic fervor, especially in soccer. It’s only natural that ‘hooligans’, rag-tag gangs of tough-guys who want to beat up the other team’s fans would emerge in the scene. Thanks to soccer and the internet, hooliganism has gone global. Now, elite squads of riot […]

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FUROCHE FOREVER IMMORTALIZED

An anecdote and spiritual interpretation of the death of Xochil Zack Fortune from a close friend and fellow Dream Brigade member, AKLO.

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SUPERCHIEF SUNDAYS ARE BACK IN NYC, JUNE 15TH (WAIT TIL YA SEE WHAT WE’VE GOT THIS SUMMER)

June 15th we got BBQ, live painting, tattoos and an art show – Superchief Sundays are back.

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The Germans Who Dress Like Native Americans and Refuse to Return Their Scalps

Contributing photographer Jennifer Osborne has been working in Europe on a photography project about cultural appropriation of Native Americans by Europeans. In wake of Pharrell Williams’ controversial “Indian Headress” on the cover of Elle Magazine, this degree of Native Dress-up seems extra offensive.

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TOMORROW NIGHT IN NYC: GRIND OR DIE WITH JAH JAH & SUGA SLIM (it’s all goin down again.)

“Whether you like it or not, you better learn to love it, cuz it’s the best thing goin.”

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Interview with Giovanni Marks on What Makes a Rapper

Giovanni Marks, more widely recognized as the rapper Subtitle, has recently made his way back from Berlin’s Neukölln to his native town of Los Angeles. He’s transformed from an avant lyricist to a composer influenced by the sounds of indeterminant music.

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Flux Factory Bringing Solar-Powered Light Installations to LIC

Our friends over at Flux Factory have teamed up with the Long Island City community garden for a solar-powered light/art installation called Nightlight. What’s awesome about the show is that the garden will be open for exploration and feature events in June, so there will be something cool to do outside in the summer.

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GET MONDAY NIGHT RAW: SUPERCHIEF PRESENTS “FUCK CITY” AT PIANOS (Come blackout with the NY fam)

It’s about that time again, NYC, and Tricky Youth, Yung Cheez, and Reed Dunlea are bringing it to ya like we always do.

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INTERVIEW WITH IAN VALDEZ, THE “BOY HIT BY FIREWORKS IN NYC” AT NEW YORK’S ALRIGHT 2014

Ian Valdez was your normal punk kid at a show, until something magical happened.

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UNPIANO: MALE GAZE

There is nothing quite like the feeling you get when you discover that members of your favorite defunct bands have been palling around together and secretly playing music.

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TALKING TO REED DUNLEA ABOUT “THIS IS JERSEY CITY NOT NEW BRUNSWICK”, A LIVE COMPILATION FROM DISTORT JERSEY CITY ON WFMU (+ DONATE TO KEEP WFMU GOING STRONG IN 2014)

Reed Dunlea is a chill dude who hosts the only real punk radio show in NYC, “Distort Jersey City”, on the largest free-form station in America, WFMU. Every year the station has a fundraising marathon to stay on the air, and different shows offer different swag for pledges. DJC offers a compilation of live sessions from the show, and this years, titled “THIS IS JERSEY CITY, NOT NEW BRUNSWICK”, is the sickest one yet, with live cuts from some of the best bands out there right now. I talked to Reed about the comp, what’s been going on at WFMU, and why you should donate.

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TAPE BAG #2: ALL I HAVE IS MY BALLS AND MY WORD, AND I DON’T BREAK THEM FOR NO ONE.

More shit I’m listening to while I’m trying to ignore you, featuring L.O.T.I.O.N, GG Lohan, Pleasure Industry, KISS, Butthole Surfers and Sinatra.

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GOOSEBUMPS “SCARED TO SEE A DOCTOR” RECORD RELEASE SHOW AT 538 JOHNSON (FULL SETS FROM GOOSEBUMPS, AJAX, MERCENARY, LIBYANS, AND LA MISMA)

Like an episode of Jerry Springer, but with more fireworks.

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FIGHT CLUB: THE BEST OF FRIDAY NIGHT THROWDOWN

Following the news of Throwdown’s return at SXSW this year with a Texas vs. NYC event, it seems only appropriate to take a look back at the history of Friday Night Throwdown, and the coverage we’ve had of it here on Superchief over the years. For the uninitiated; Friday Night Throwdown wasn’t just NYC’s best underground boxing event, it was NYC’s best underground party.

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MISSING FOUNDATION LIVE ON WFMU, 10/12/86

“SORRY ABOUT THE BLOOD ON THE WALLS.” When New York’s legendary cult of rage, Missing Foundation, played in the WFMU studios in 1986, they didn’t destroy the place or set any fires, but you can bet that it was nothing short of complete and utter mayhem. Watch it in full, right here.

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PREVIEW STOIC VIOLENCE’S UPCOMING LP, “CHAINED”

Listen to “Two-Faced” off the SoCal punks’ new LP, featuring cover art from Alex Heir and Heather Benjamin.

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The Germans Who Dress Like Native Americans and Refuse to Return Their Scalps

Contributing photographer Jennifer Osborne has been working in Europe on a photography project about cultural appropriation of Native Americans by Europeans. In wake of Pharrell Williams’ controversial “Indian Headress” on the cover of Elle Magazine, this degree of Native Dress-up seems extra offensive.

GOOSEBUMPS “SCARED TO SEE A DOCTOR” RECORD RELEASE SHOW AT 538 JOHNSON (FULL SETS FROM GOOSEBUMPS, AJAX, MERCENARY, LIBYANS, AND LA MISMA)

Like an episode of Jerry Springer, but with more fireworks.

FIGHT CLUB: THE BEST OF FRIDAY NIGHT THROWDOWN

Following the news of Throwdown’s return at SXSW this year with a Texas vs. NYC event, it seems only appropriate to take a look back at the history of Friday Night Throwdown, and the coverage we’ve had of it here on Superchief over the years. For the uninitiated; Friday Night Throwdown wasn’t just NYC’s best underground boxing event, it was NYC’s best underground party.

HIGH ON HUNGER: JANE CHARDIET

“High on Hunger” is Jane Chardiet’s new zine, featuring personal essay, photography and interviews with 12 artists, including some of our favorites, about their 2013 and their artistic goals in the new year, along with photographs of each licking fire. It’s good stuff, so I asked Jane about her 2013, because turnabout’s fair play and that’s how the game works.

12 O’ CLOCK BOYS (BALTIMORE STREETBIKE REALNESS)

Whatever your city is doing, what the homies out in B-More are doing is 10x as crazy. 12 O’ Clock Boys is one of the hardest movies we’ve seen in a long time, hands down, exploring a city and a culture that just doesn’t give a fuck (and featuring Baltimore himies like Schwarz on the soundtrack) the film gets more done in it’s 75 minutes than most documentaries do in twice that.

TAPE BAG #1: I HAVEN’T GOTTEN OFF MY COUCH IN DAYS.

Talking shit on random tapes cuz I wanna. Round one: Mongrel, Skinny Puppy, Madonna, Gowanus Mutant Kommandos, Temple of the Dog and MORE.

R.I.P RICKY LUANDA OF CHAIN GANG

Ricky Luanda of the experimental NYC punk band Chain Gang, one of the coolest bands ever, passed away earlier this week from esophogeal cancer. Watch 10 minutes of the bands’ rare, legendary, batshit crazy 1980′s film “MONDO MANHATTAN” right here.

ALWAYS KEEP THE CAMERA RUNNING: MAKS SUSKI’S VIDEOS OF THE NYC MUSIC SCENE

Maks Suski has been hard at work documenting live music in NYC on video for the last 4 years; we asked him to compile a list of some of his favorite videos that he’s shot, a list that includes Japanther, Action Bronson, Death Grips, Culo, Crystal Castles, Limp Wrist, Black Pus and more.

THERE IS A TINY LEG A QUARTER OF AN INCH BELOW YOUR TENTH RIB.

“Although Tiny Leg’s sound owes much of it’s inspiration to the Oakland glucose and thumbtrack scenes of the mid-nineties, and has been called by HotFridge magazine ‘a thumbcore homage to the sound of Velvet Curtis and Taco’ and ‘a slick-stale, neo-juicy, post-hipster alchemy, somewhere in between gluke-wave and puke-base’ by PeckerwoodsToday, those sentences are too journalistic and not souague enough, if one may permit my french.”

DAWN OF HUMANS, HANK WOOD & THE HAMMERHEADS, AND PHARMAKON PLAYED PS1 SATURDAY NIGHT (FULL SETS)

PUNK NOT ART NOISE NOT MUSIC ACK ACK ACK ACK

TOD SEELIE’S “BRIGHT NIGHTS” BOOK RELEASE & PHOTO SHOW AT SUPERCHIEF GALLERY AT CULTUREFIX (VIDEO)

Tod Seelie’s book release and photo show at Superchief Gallery at CultureFix was a celebration of the last 15 years of New York’s underground, for sure; but it also kept an eye on the future.

FUCKED UP CLOSED OUT 285 KENT’S LAST SHOW (FULL SET)

285 Kent finished it’s run last Sunday night; check out full video of Fucked Up’s headlining set right here.

SUPERCHIEF GALLERY AT MIAMI ART BASEL 2013: WILL SMITH CAN SUCK IT.

Superchief Gallery’s showing at Select Fair 2013 is even bigger, better and more batshit crazy than our 2012 showing was – check out photos here, and for homies in Miami, we’ll be at the Catalina Hotel all this week!

STACY KRANITZ’S SKATOPIA (50+ Photos From a Burnout’s Paradise)

Photographer Stacy Kranitz recently journeyed to Skatopia, a famed 88 acre skate park/commune in Ohio which was founded in 1995, documented in the 2010 film of the same name, and once described by writer Kevin Duffel as “a demented mess that meets halfway between an anarchistic Mad Maxian Thunderdome and a utopian skateboard society.” Goddamn if it isn’t one of the best things we’ve ever seen.

SELECT FAIR FOR ART BASEL WEEK 2013!!! {SWOON, STEVE POWERS, SUPERCHIEF GALLERY}

THIS YEAR SELECT FAIR is breaking ground even further by working with the good people at the City of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program to go AS BIG AS POSSIBLE in Miami with a large-scale mural by Steve “ESPO” Powers ACROSS THE FRONT OF THE ENTIRE HOTEL.

We have been working closely with SELECT FAIR and for 2013 SUPERCHIEF GALLERY is growing again by leaps and bounds and taking over THE ENTIRE LOBBY of the Hotel Catalina.

AND THE ROOF.