Winter Jazzfest It grows and grows. The 10th anniversary Winter Jazzfest spans five nights (Jan. 7-11), nine venues and over 90 bands. There'll be three standalone concerts and two back-to-back marathons (6pm-4am) with hugely impressive lineups. A quick glimpse reveals the names Gary Bartz, Darcy Ja ... More >>
String up the lights and plug in the turntables, tonight, December 19th at The Paper Box in Brooklyn is the Seventh Annual Yule Prog. The brainchild of New York underground cornerstone Uncommon Nasa, every December for the better part of a decade has seen New York underground luminaries take the sta ... More >>
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In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. Spurred on by our desire to get away from the cement inferno our city had become, Debbie and I ventured to what seemed like the ends of the Earth (or at least the c ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. "Man, I'm old"A shrapnel bomb of ill-angled words and sputtering electronic bloops, Beans has been the most visible member of longstanding NYC avant-rap crew Antipop Consortium. He says his confessi ... More >>
You know, we actually have other shots of Chris, he just won't let us use them. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.As a guy who plausibly could claim he listened to more music than anyone in the last year short of Robert Christgau, 1000TimesYes's Christopher R. Weingarten seemed like the ideal guy to as ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. This is a compilation of 2009's best local music, lovingly curated by YIMBY columnist Christopher R. Weingarten Your curator this evening, lost in the Death By Audio maze. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.Ne ... More >>
YYYs, by Rebecca Smeyne, of course.In the week in which death shrugged off the "summer of" appellation and kept right on killing people, we mourned the Death Set's Beau Velasco, a good man cut down too early, and Mr. Magic, whose work as a DJ in New York in the 1980s is an enormous wormhole d ... More >>
It's so good to have APC back
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
Experimental hip-hop group Anti-Pop Consortium reunite
Hippies, Jazzbos, and Beat Junkies Build One Nation Under a Mutant Groove
U.K. Rappers and Their Reds