Keep On Rising

November 10, 2011 Ben Kindlon 0

Sam Lachow, 21, accumulated more than 3,000 views for his most recent original music video during its first week on YouTube. But the former SUNY New Paltz student said he never set any sort of goals for the “Hash Muffins” video or his rap career in general: he just wants to “keep rising.” “I never want to peak,” he said. “I just want to keep making the art I love making.” Lachow, now a third-year film major at the City College of Manhattan, released his first solo album, Brand New Bike, in July. Although he’s already made over $3,000 from the iTunes store since the release, the rapper said he won’t […]

Slam Gets Sexy

September 15, 2011 Katherine Speller 0

Things were getting hot ‘n heavy at Grimaldi’s this Monday, Sept. 12. New Paltz’s finest poets stormed the stage of the small Italian restaurant on 119 Main St. to deliver their most sensual syntax for the second Rock Hawk Poetry Slam christened “The Erotic Rock Hawk Poetry Slam.” The school’s burlesque troop, Alpha Psi Ecdysia, kicked off the night with a study in body […]