Over the past five years, Mexican Summer has introduced (or helped to introduce) bands like Best Coast, Washed Out and Kurt Vile. This weekend, to celebrate their five-year anniversary, they're throwing a two-day concert at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, with Spiritualized, Ariel Pink, Lansing-Dreiden, ... More >>
Back in 2006, Jeremy Earl was pretty much an average Brooklyn 20-something. He'd moved here straight for college, and was spending his time sharing a house with four other people, working at records stores, cafes, and sometimes places that were both (like Cake Shop on Ludlow Street). He was in band, ... More >>
Glass and Parks play Brooklyn
Two holiday markets have everyone on your list covered
Down in the nation's capital, a vibrant and thriving experimental music scene is currently emerging thanks in large part to the Maryland-based, genre-encompassing label Cuneiform Records. That label recently released the beautiful second album by Janel and Anthony, who have helped spark their hometo ... More >>
After months of preserving an air of mystery around his forthcoming "hippie place", Taavo Somer has chosen to introduce his new Williamsburg restaurant to the world with a lovely and impossibly well-appointed photo montage on the T Magazine blog.
It wasn't always Academy Awards for Liz Taylor. When her movies were bad, they were truly rotten--though always in a highly entertaining way thanks to her verve and outfits. The five most fun stinkers she ever made are: (5) The Sandpiper. 1965. (Above) Vincente Minnelli directed this cra ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 20, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 1 Ferlinghetti: No Place To Go But In-Dia By Ross Wetzsteon Last Saturday night, at the midnight performance, Fug drummer Ken Weaver suddenly spotted a long-absent face in the front row, jumped up, lea ... More >>
We don't mean to sound paranoid, but: Did aliens abduct George Clooney's sense of humor?
Jay Farrar and Ben Gibbard As a member of Uncle Tupelo, a solo artist, and now, in his second go as the leader of Son Volt, Jay Farrar has written hundreds of songs--and in terms of inspiration and the creative process, he's found that cultivating a bit of eccentricity can result in great music. As ... More >>
The legend of Jack Kerouac
The analog pleasures of Radiohead's digital revolution
Indie road movie takes an adventure out of time
Yuh bwoy! A night of coochie-popping, booty-shaking reggae takes over Radio City this May
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