Cruise through this index of the Voice's top ten albums from 1971 through 2013, according to its annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll, started by Robert Christgau. The poll has run every year since '71, except for a three-year hiatus after that first year. The prominence of legacy artists on the inaugu ... More >>
Ex-Foreigner singer Lou Gramm has survived a lot -- a rare brain tumor, all the usual rock 'n' roll excesses, a feud with ex-bandmate Mick Jones, his old band continuing to tour with a karaoke singer that's replaced him -- and lives to play another day. And that day is today, when the 62-year-old dr ... More >>
Remember when I told you about the Frankie's Friends benefit (to help sick pets) at the Cutting Room, where Emmylou Harris and Steve Earle were headlining? Well, it really happened on Tuesday night, both of those stars singing powerful, heartfelt country tunes to a roomful of rapt admirers. While ... More >>
Greg Gillis in Williamsburg, summer of 2009. Photo by Sam Horine.By now you've heard All Day, the fifth full length LP from Pittsburg's Greg Gillis--or, as he's known on chaotic, fan-filled stages around the world, Girl Talk. The record was released to minimal fanfare, at the low price of fre ... More >>
No comment, other than to note that the Blue Oyster Cult remix already exists.
Brooklyn trio is fucking with you, possibly
crappy photo of Mark Arm and 2/3 YLT, last Tuesday night by Cami D Yo La Tengo Hanukkah Shows at Maxwell's All the Covers, the Special Guests, the Mix CDs. . . So far. by Jesse Jarnow It is maybe no accident how perfectly Yo La Tengo's gear tucks into the dimensions of the Maxwell's stage, thei ... More >>
Its never been easier to start your own (fake) musical project.
For the week of January 24-30, 2007
Cold as ice, Pete Doherty is willing to sacrifice his love
Philadelphia Phase-Fuzzers Invent Goth Music; Nobody Notices 'Til Two Decades Later
High Mileage but Runs Good
Corporate Rock-Hack Bands Nobody Over 20 Ever Heard of Rule America
Up in Heaven (Not Only Here)
Recombinant Rock in the Valley of Dub