Christopher R. Weingarten

Latest Stories

  • 3 years ago | Country

    Today is the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a moment in American history that was pretty horrifying for reasons that have been enumerated countless times. Their effects on pop music weren't as tragic, to be sure, but they were prett...

  • 4 years ago

    "We really do think about this nonstop. All day. Wake up, go to sleep thinking about this," says 30-year-old Matthew Kimmel, co-curator of Neon Marshmallow, the three-day experimental music orgy set to vibrate the mortar from the walls of Brooklyn...

  • 4 years ago

    Portishead's Geoff Barrow is in Bristol's State of Art Studio and standing in the exact same spot where he recorded the lugubrious scratch solo to the trio's 1997 hit "Only You." He starts an anecdote about playing the song on Saturday Night Live ...

  • 4 years ago

    Anthrax's tenth album, Worship Music, should rightfully be seen as a triumph. Its 11 apocalypse-gazing, zombie-gouging tracks pick up where 1990's Persistence Of Time left off—the staccato stomp, caffeinated chug and skywalking screams that ...

  • 4 years ago

    Today is the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a moment in American history that was pretty horrifying for reasons that have been enumerated countless times. Their effects on pop music weren't as tragic, to be sure, but they were prett...

  • 4 years ago

    Manhattan's wildly underappreciated jazz/improv hub Roulette has finally planted roots on some artier, earthier soil, scoring a cavernous Art Deco theater in downtown Brooklyn. The four-day celebration boasts appearances from the usual gang of ava...

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >