Gotcha with the headline, but I'm not here to hate on mbv. I'm a fan. I've daydreamed a dozen Loveless follow-ups, but I wasn't satisfied with the ones in my head-- I needed to hear what Kevin Shields had crashing around in his. m b v is not quite what I hoped for and not quite what I expected, whic ... More >>
One of the more surreal moments in television history happened one superlate evening in 1989, when Sonic Youth appeared on the avant-garde-leaning music program Night Music on the severely avant-lacking NBC network. With downtown skuzz buddy Don Fleming playing SY's "manager on keyboards" ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
August 5, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 31
The Event wound up as a Love Feast
By Don Heckman
You could see it was going to be an Event almost immediately from the fact that the first 10 rows or so of Madison Square Garden had more than their usu ... More >>
With apologies to our own Rob Trucks, you ain't gettin' more surreal in terms of Alex Chilton tributes today than the above brief speech from Steve Cohen -- make that Congressman Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee. He quotes from "The Letter" and everything. Very sweet, very bizarre. But of course he's not ... More >>