Chopped and Tuned



“I started thinking about the concept of the Blind Barber while still in college and working part time at a salon called Ted Gibson. I had always been interested in the salon world; my mother hired me as a Front Desk Coordinator when I came home one year from college and my pizza-delivering job was no longer available to me. At first, I was a bit reluctant to work in a salon, but quickly it became something I was very interested in, plus, there is nothing wrong with being surrounded by women all day” – Jeff Laub; Founder, Blind Barber.

One of the new kids on the East Village block, Jeff Laub’s Blind Barber is a salon by day and laid back bar by night. The crowds are flocking, and Laub, along with his dog Batman, have situated themselves as the Kings of Avenue B. Here’s his playlist, songs that will ease you into the dog days of summer. Earphones in, head high….let’s ride.

“My Boo (BALAM ACAB Remix)” by Ghost Town DJ’s

“This is hands down one of my favorite dance tracks of all time. This remix is the complete opposite of the original but still find myself just bouncing back and forth. Lately I have been really feeling this type of slow, distorted style”

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