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Ari Up

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Ari Up Punky Reggae Birthday Party This Sunday Looks Sadly Spectacular

    Three-day weekend ahead for most of us, which is another reason to file over to Sunday night's spectacularly loaded tribute to too-soon departed Ari Up at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Even without the excuse, there's so much planned to honor the riot-grrrl ancestor on the eve of what would have ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    The Most Overlooked Tracks of 2010: The Bad Plus, CocoRosie, Parenthetical Girls

    ​Our look back at all things 2010 continues this week as we highlight some of the year's most overlooked tracks. In this edition: songs from the gallery, more or less.

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    People Who Died, Circa 2010

    Jay Reatard, gone but not forgotten.​It is depressing but accurate to note how inexorably the internet bends toward death, and how much of the work of professional critics these days is announcing it, verifying it, and making sense of it (often in that order, unfortunately). Michael Jackson, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    CMJ Day Three: The Blow and the Screaming Females Conquer All

    Teen Daze really looks like this.​Teen Daze Pianos Thursday, October 21 The Blow and the Screaming Females Music Hall of Williamsburg Thursday, October 21 Better than: Trying to find the next big thing. "Sometimes I feel like when I do the moves," the Blow's Khaela Maricich says toward the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Week in Review: We're Not Done Yet

    Dom makes a new friend. Photo by Sam Horine.​Usually this would be right around the time you'd catch us fleeing the office in terror, but since it's CMJ, we're merely fleeing in the office in search of yet more shows. Our CMJ coverage will continue throughout the weekend; you can find what we' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    R.I.P. Ari Up of the Slits

    ​"Wild and crazy, like an animal let loose, but an innocent little girl with it too" is how Ari Up would later recall her 15-year-old, dreadlocked, Slits-fronting self, telling Simon Reynolds: "It wasn't to shock anyone." But shock people it did. The Slits began playing their inept, dub-damage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008

    Hugs and Kisses #40: Drinking Tea With Old Time Relijun's Arrington de Dionyso

    photo by Rebecca Smeyne Hugs and Kisses
 The Continued Outbursts of Everett True THIS WEEK: Old Time Relijun swim through sweat Oh yeah. Before the gig, I traded with Arrington de Dionyso names we had in common. We agreed that Ari Up (The Slits singer) has quite some presence even now: he wan ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 26, 2008

    SO TOUGH

    Riot-grrl godmothers at Mercury Lounge

  • Music

    October 31, 2006

    Typical Girls Aloud

    The reunited Slits retain their sexy, wobbly mystery

  • NYC Life

    May 16, 2006

    Mythology

    Maripol's photos at the Soho Grand induce '80s nostalgia

  • Music

    February 15, 2005

    Piracy Funds What?

    Sass, radical chic, and the inevitable emanation of shanty house theory, but is that enough?

  • NYC Life

    April 9, 2002
  • NYC Life

    September 4, 2001

    Grrrl, Inturrupted

    It’s Ladies First This Season

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    Cat Power

    Ladyfest Comes to New York

  • Music

    October 24, 2000
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    June 20, 2000
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    May 18, 1999
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