10 days ago | Music Lists
One of New York’s most laudable qualities is its access to anonymity. In a city of nearly 8.5 million people, it’s easy to go unnoticed or to never be seen again by someone. (Think about all those Tinder duds who have been simply relegated to brun...
17 days ago | Concert Reviews
Is Carly Rae Jepsen pop’s best kept secret? Despite the astronomical success of her 2012 single, Pazz & Jop honoree “Call Me Maybe,” the Canadian singer is more of a cult figure than enormous pop star. Her third album, Emotion, released e...
25 days ago | Interviews
A mention of Studio 54 tends to conjure up images of bright lights and disco balls, celebrities and cocaine-fueled hedonism, or even Mike Myers's comic portrayal of owner Steve Rubell in the 1998 film about the club. But according to photographer ...
26 days ago | Concert Reviews
Before Kendrick Lamar's New York stop on his Kunta's Groove Session Tour last night, the show felt doomed. The short North American run was billed as intimate and Lamar was all set to perform at Webster Hall, a perfectly modest venue in comparison...
1 month ago | New Yorkers
It’s been one year since Taylor Swift, the Patron Saint of Corporate Shilling, was named New York City’s Global Ambassador of Tourism. If you don’t remember how her position was announced to the world, it was via a cloying anthemic piece of market...
1 month ago | Music Lists
It's been twenty years since Garbage released their first, self-titled album, thus securing a spot for Shirley Manson in the Rock 'n' Roll Frontwomen Hall of Fame and blistering the ear drums of thousands with "Only Happy When It Rains," "Stupid G...