There's good news for intravenous drug abusers: there are free syringes washing up on the shores of New York City beaches.This, of course, is bad news for the rest of us, who don't necessarily want to get poked with a potentially deadly needle while taking a stroll on the beach.Last month, an NBC 4 ... More >>
You're in the British pomp-rock act Muse, and you've been charged with writing the official song for the 2012 Olympics, which will be held in London and which will be a massive event for your home country. How do you respond to this honor, especially in the wake of creating outrage among your loyali ... More >>
Sound of the City's search for the quintessential New York City musician enters Round Two this week, with battles in the Round of 32 daily. Keep up with all the action here.
Things get a bit more melodic (no offense, guys) as two of American pop's most prominent songwriters and members of the Lo ... More >>
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musicianfinishes this weekend, with the Round of 32 kicking off Monday. (The schedule and results so far are here; the fu ... More >>
Yeasayer. Here's hoping things are a bit warmer than this for their shows this summer. Today Live Nation announced a slew of shows at Long Island's Nikon at Jones Beach Theater and New Jersey's PNC Bank Arts Center, and in addition to the many classic rock acts (with "classic rock" now being ... More >>
So there you have it. Way less nudity than I might have feared, it's true. (And, as Zach points out, perhaps an inadvertent Jawbreaker reference.) Here also is a brief, also nudity-free promo clip for the long awaited Das Racist mixtape, which Sean Fennessey discusses at length for us in this ... More >>
How many times do I have to tell you people? Do not become the child of famous parents!
You live forever in their shadow, especially when they're too busy doing photo shoots and live appearances to be much of a guardian for you.
It is the worst--way worse than being the offspring of complet ... More >>
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Celebration
Madison Square Garden
Thursday, October 29
The first half of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's two-night benefit concert and 25th-anniversary celebration lasted six hours, ended at 1:30 a.m. and featuring star-studded sets by curators Bruce S ... More >>
There must be a lot of celebrating going down in the old VW compound right about now. From yesterday's Q A in the Times, with Ghost and his manager Mike Caruso, an interview which took place inside a "parked S.U.V. around midnight recently":
Q: Vampire Weekend is a group you said you liked. ... More >>
Sigh. It was only yesterday (literally!) that Billy Joel, 60, was reported ready to buy his wife of five years, Katie Lee Joel, 27, her own Sag Harbor restaurant. And now the Daily News reports that the Joels are divorcing. They stick in a bunch of stuff about some fashion designer she's supposed to ... More >>
--Paul McCartney hasn't performed much lately, favoring one-off gigs instead of touring. (In April, he performed a Beatles-heavy set at Coachella). But New York fans will get a chance to see the Wings legend (kidding) when he performs July 17 and 18 at Citi Field, the Mets' new home. McCartney has ... More >>