In 2012, the Voice doled out honors to David Earl Buddin, tabbing him New York's Best Composer for very good reason: he's a beer-swillin', chain-smokin', gloriously prolific pioneer of electronic music and ringleader of the honky tonkin' trio of high rolling drunkards, American Liberty League. As ... More >>
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Looking for something funky, fresh, and 45-based to do this evening? Check out Mobile Mondays at Bowery Electric, which kicks off tonight with the Brooklyn-born Masters At Work partner Kenny Dope headlining and spinning a set of nothing but 7-inch records. In advance of the funk shindig, we got Kenn ... More >>
Photo by Nick Dorey It's only natural to need a break from New York and its many wonderful distractions. Alex Winston took leave of the city when she began working on her debut album (and follow-up to her EP Sister Wife), decamping to her home state of Michigan (and her dad's basement) in or ... More >>
Star-studded lineup videos: now a thing. Yes, the Tennessee mega-festival, now in its tenth (!) year, has announced its initial lineup, the usual melange of rappers, rockers, and jam-band monoliths, this year headlined by Eminem and Arcade Fire, only one of whom won the Album of the Year Grammy 48 ... More >>
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William "Bootsy" Collins was born 56 years ago today, October 26. Happy Birthday, Bootsy. Long live Bootsy. Long live The One. As noted by a YouTube commenter, the above song was written in the key of space.
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