Downtown Music Festival hits lower Manhattan this weekend, and former Village Voice cover star Kilo Kish, who's also playing the festival, has prepped a playlist to get you in the mood.
Better than:Cinderella "It feels amazing to be here tonight," the Antlers' Peter Silberman announced to a packed Terminal 5 on Friday night. "This is such a well-put-together event." It felt pretty amazing for me, too, since up until an hour previously I didn't think I was going to get on the press ... More >>
If you find the new Rufus Wainwright disc Out Of The Game (Decca) to be particularly fetching, not to mention full of pop and funk flourishes, some credit should be given to Mark Ronson. The DJ-turned-producer helped the estimable Wainwright untangle his occasionally convoluted tunes. He then took t ... More >>
The Drums get back to touring
Miike Snow Music Hall of Williamsburg Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Better than: The $3 pre-show falafel. Fresh from running the SXSW gauntlet, Swedish electropop trio Miike Snow played to a packed Music Hall of Williamsburg last night. The Hall was packed, which isn't too surprising given that they've ... More >>
The Grammys have a determinedly behind-the-times history, and Song of the Year is one of the ceremony's most reliably old-fashioned categories. It's given to the songwritereven though what constitutes a "song" today is a lot different than when the Grammys began in 1959, back when sheet music ... More >>