America's liberal class and Main Stream Media are abuzz right now over Narco Cultura, a documentary about Mexico's horrific drug war and the musical movement that has risen around it. These libs (and more than a few conservatives) are telling each other and the two Mexicans they know about how Mexic ... More >>
Tonight's Grammy nomination concert, airing at 10 p.m. on CBS, will not only jam-pack a bunch of performances by the likes of Lady Gaga and Jason Aldean into its 60 minutes, it'll also let us know which artists will be prostrating themselves in front of the globe and thanking their families and God ... More >>
The Bowery gallery scene. Plus summer art picks
It took six weeks and over 3 million records sold, but Susan Boyle has finally bowed out of the #1 spot. Please welcome your new chart overlord, Ke$ha. Her Animal moved a modest 152,000 copies, good enough to rule an early January slate. In pointed contrast to Boyle's defiantly non-tech savvy ... More >>
Better luck next year, Michael-Musto-as-Susan-Boyle. Photo by Chad GriffithIt's official--singer-to-the-olds Susan Boyle, despite a fearsome late run, didn't quite overcome Taylor Swift for the 2009 sales crown. The final tally? 3,216,000 for Fearless, 3,103,000 for I Dreamed A Dream. Boyle d ... More >>
F2K has been a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Relive the whole long journey here. Thank you, and we're sorry. As a concession to a vile, contemptible decade marked by commerce over reason, we pleaded to our editors at the Village Voice to let us publish the No. 1 entry as one of t ... More >>
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here. Watch out, 'cause here they come... and it would seem that they're kinda horny.
Goodbye to all that, I guess. Photo of These Are Powers by Rebecca Smeyne.In the week our F2K crew got within three wretched singles of revealing all 50 worst songs of the decade, we learned what giant, raging purple erections in cargo shorts would say if they could speak. (Probably something ... More >>
While The Man tries to keep musicians down in the subway, let us pause to remember that this is the anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall was toppled by Alvin and the Chipmunks. (Look, we got this from Jake Tapper. It's too good to check.) U2 recreated the Chipmunks' brave feat last week behind a ... More >>
No lifeguard needed—well, then again . . .
Blow off Alvin and the Chipmunks and show up for the best kiddie picture of the season
Puerto Rico's hip-hop hybrid takes over New York
Disney Dreams Up the Best Radio Station in 30 Years