What the hell happened last night?
Darren Hanlon/Dean & Britta/Alessi's Ark/PVT/Hooray for Earth/Marnie Stern/Heidi Spencer/Calibro 35 Bowery Electric Friday, October 22 Better than: Reading newspapers. Who says you can't do this 24 hours a day? We stepped into the basement of Bowery Electric at around 11:50 yesterday mornin ... More >>
Marnie Stern at the Rock Shop last week. Photo by Harvilla.Because why not add to the general mayhem that will be sweeping the Lower East Side starting Tuesday of next week? We are pleased to announce the Voice will be teaming with Redeye Distribution to sponsor CMJ day party this year, featu ... More >>
Harper SmithWednesday night is polarizing. First you've got a free show at the Bowery Electric with the Postelles (that's them to the left), an Albert Hammond Jr.-produced retro-rock pack. Then there's the significantly less Motown-ish yet equally vintage lo-fi rock of Harlem at the Mercury L ... More >>
Bradford Cox a/k/a Atlas Sound (that's him to the left) could've been a hypnotist in a prior life—if in doubt, stop by the Bell House, where he'll put the audience in a trance with subdued fluorescent vocals layered over tamed, fraying guitars and electronic noise that bubbles to the su ... More >>
UrbanDaddyAn osyter bar with no name.A couple weeks back, Fork in the Road learned that Johnny T, who owns Bowery Electric, Niagara, and Cabin Down Below, was preparing to open an oyster bar on East 7th Street. When reached for comment, however, T would give none. Now, details about the place ... More >>
Oysters coming to East 7th Street.A very tight-lipped Johnny T, who owns Bowery Electric, Niagara, and Cabin Down Below, is gearing up to open a new oyster bar on East 7th Street. When pressed for details, however, the nightlife kingpin was mum.
photo by Sam Horine Labretta Suede, front woman of Labretta Suede and the Motel 6 Occupation: Rock & Roll Most Looking Forward to: Heavy Trash at Santos Party House. Fashion Aesthetic: '50s trash and New Zealand thrift. Years at CMJ: First. Best experience, so far: The Labretta Suede and the Mote ... More >>
Heavy Trash, the garage-rockabilly duo of Matt Verta-Ray and the one, the only Jon Spencer, celebrate the release of their third record, Midnight Soul Serenade, at Bowery Electric tonight. As Verta-Ray explains in this weeks' Voice (drop by tonight), "Generally, rock 'n' roll guys are insecur ... More >>
Like Robert Burns said, it's a gift to see ourselves as others see us. What Los Angeles Times travel writer Mark Milian sees on a recent visit is Soho and Williamsburg and some punks who won't give him good information. Milian, who comes from Jersey and whose usual beat is technology, starts by comp ... More >>
Even bars get sequels now
Sound of the City will resume full-force come Monday. In the meantime, find your last minute arrangements below...
The Union Hall crew opens another spot, and adds to a surprising resurgence
Bring a book—and your cargo pants
Pissed-off community activists face off against sterilization, Bruce Willis