Stacey Anderson

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  • 4 years ago

    Dirty Beaches main man Alex Zhang Hungtai effortlessly conjures an old-fashioned world in his atmospheric pop, a simulacrum of '50s pleasantry with beachside lo-fi and murmured vocals. Yet the Taiwanese-born, Montreal-dwelling multi-instrumentalis...

  • 4 years ago

    Further proof that Virgos throw the best parties: estimable vibraphone player and composer Roy Ayers celebrates his 70th birthday with gusto at "Everybody Loves the Sunshine," his global premiere of works commissioned by Bay Area player collective...

  • 4 years ago

    Brooklyn's the Ladybug Transistor enjoy a cushy spot in the Elephant Six Collective, indie pop's own Brat Pack (with more beards, less montages, and equal emoting), and are flying high on this month's release of seventh album Clutching Stems (on M...

  • 4 years ago

    To say that hip-hop has gone through an evolution is like saying that Rakim has occasionally bragged--it doesn't quite capture the enormity. (Hey, if Rev Run had attempted the crooked-wing emo musings of Kanye three decades ago, he would've had me...

  • 4 years ago

    "Piss in urinals that Lou Reed pissed in!" Well, good luck finding one he hasn't pissed in. But this is just one promised pursuit within the Rocks Off Rock 'n' Roll History Walking Tours, a new crop of sojourns through the East Village and Lower E...

  • 4 years ago

    Eminent Senegalese singer-percussionist Youssou N'Dour stopped by our great Northeast recently to receive an honorary doctoral degree in music from Yale University. With tonight's gig, he also stands the best chance yet of turning Terminal 5 into ...

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