Comedy goes ka-boom
Put the needle on the record at the Bell House
Kid Koala's Space Cadet Headphone Experience Irondale Center Wednesday, April 4 (Not) better than: Standing up. Outer space is just like sitting uncomfortably on a concrete floor while gazing up at a disbanded church's raggedy ceiling that also happens to be peppered with holes poking through to t ... More >>
Thanks to her husband, Katy Perry considers herself as an honorary Brit. But as the most frequent current inhabitant of the Billboard charts, she must wish we were all anglophiles. If only America had a Christmas No. 1 competition as rabid and media-fueled as Old Blighty's! Katy would have t ... More >>
Lee Breuer helms Susan Eve Haar's play at Here
First, I had to deal with the World nightclub closing sometime in the 90s, as I traumatically recall every single waking moment of my life. But now the whole world is ending!!!! If you believe Reverend Harold Camping--and why would he lie?--this Saturday at 6 PM, bad shit is going to go dow ... More >>
A competitor in today's Puppy Bowl.This evening at 6 p.m., you'll most likely be tuning into the Super Bowl to watch some football team play some other team. I think its the Packers vs. the Seahawks or something. The Steelers. The Packers vs. the Steelers. Look, you could join the lowest com ... More >>
Back in May, we reported that Lil Wayne had been caught hiding an iPod charger and pair of headphones in his cell (specifically, and somewhat tragically, in a discarded snack bag in his trashcan; the iPod itself was found being held by a neighboring inmate). Early reports suggested that Wayne ... More >>
Mike Todaro's Power Balladz
Above, the scene at Ella; below, the nefarious Corona-based secret door at Stay. Pics by Puja. New York City's downtown party scene adheres to a finely tuned set of rules. It's one of those things that everyone understands and no one talks about--a delicate balance of power that's main ... More >>
As we reported on Tuesday, Lil Wayne was caught this week at Rikers in possession of various illegal electronics--in this case, headphones, a charger, and, eventually, the MP3 player to which they belonged. Our source pegged the crime as an infraction--possession of contraband--but had no wor ... More >>
Tonight Hot Chip performs at Terminal 5 alongside Gang Gang Dance... but you knew that already. Tickets have been sold out for weeks; so go nuts on Craigslist, stand outside an hour before the doors, or just go to the afterparty, which goes down at Webster Hall with the Hot Chip fellas on the ... More >>
Jazz-electro-pop from a Scandinavian songbird
The New York Times says vinyl is hot again. Not only old-fashioned record sales but also turntables sales are up. (The 35 percent lift in LP sales still doesn't put vinyl above 1 percent of the music market, but it's exciting nonetheless.) They talk to J&R Music, which normally sells CDs, an ... More >>
Reggae returns to Santos'
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Brooklyn outsider performs surgery on Jamaica's formula
Palm pilots head for Jurassic Parkand that means bargains for you.
The cats are really cooking on CIMP out in Redwood, and so is the label owner's wife
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