NYC Mayhem Live @ CBGB’S 1985. NYC Mayhem were better known to the world as the group Straight Ahead. They only released one studio LP in 1987 and it’s a rare one to come by. The original lineup for this live show was Tommy Carroll on vocals and drums, Craig Setari on bass and Gordon Ancis on guitar. Classic N.Y.H.C.!
Fugazi Live from Washington D.C. 1989.
Bad Brains “Attitude” Live Music Video from 1979.
Minor Threat “Out Of Step & No Reason” Live Music Video.
Rosemary’s Babies “Blood Lust” 7″ record. Released on Ghastly Music records in 1983. Straight outta the LUSH LIFE archives.
Tappa Zukie “Dub Session” Music Video.
Fried Chicken & Waffles
This is a great recipe that i use often. It may take two days buts its worth it. Its a method that includes using a water brine to season the chicken.It looks like a lot of work buts it’s not. If you have the time and space in the kitchen, try it out. This recipe is guaranteed to make you a success at any event. Ingredients:
1 gallon water
1 cup kosher salt
1 cup honey
5 lemons cut in half
(Make sure to squeeze out juice)
1 bulb garlic cut in half
1 bunch thyme
1/2 bunch parsley
1 bunch rosemary
1/4 cup black pepper corns
3-5 bay leafs
2 whole chickens
1 bowl, bucket,pot or anything
That can hold all of the above and fit in your refrigerator.
In a sauce pot add the water salt and honey. heat until honey and salt has dissolved.
Remove from heat add all the remaining ingredients except the chicken.
Allow mixture to cool completely before adding the chicken
Place chicken in your pan of choice and pour mixture.( none as a brine)
Chickens float so you may have to place a small bowl or something on top of the chickens to weight them down.
They need to remain submerged underwater until the next day.
Remove chickens from brine and towel dry
Allow the birds time to air dry
While the birds are drying prepare the mixture for frying the chicken.
2 -3 cups flour seasoned with salt pepper and garlic powder.
2 cups butter milk with a splash of tobassco sauce.
1 pan to fry chicken or you may use your deep fryer if you have one.
It will be your choice of oil to fry your chicken in. Corn, vegetable, canola or a blend will work. But you will need at least 3 cups.
Cut chickens into 8 pcs removing the legs and wings.
To prepare chicken
Take one piece of chicken and place it into buttermilk coat well.
Remove chicken and place it into
Flour mixture making sure to work flour into chicken coating it well
Repeat with the remaining chicken
Fry the chicken at 325 degrees for 8-12 minutes or until it’s cooked to a temperature of 165 degrees.
For the waffle your on your own, a store bought waffle works well.But it’s always best, to make them fresh! *Place your fried chicken over the waffle and serve with honey or maple syrup.
Enjoy Chef Cha-Chi
Carol Douglas “Dance The Kung-Fu” & “Kung-Fu Fighting” 7″ records. Both titles were released in 1974. Straight outta the LUSH LIFE archives.