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We just got word that The Julie Ruin are cancelling all their live tour dates through September, including our own 4Knots Music Festival, due to Kathleen Hanna's recent relapse with Lyme Disease. If you've seen the excellent documentary about her, The Punk Singer (now streaming on Netflix, btw), or ... More >>
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
The Benny Hill Show has finally made it to Broadway, more or less. One Man, Two Guvnors--a knockabout farce about a lovable schmo who ends up trying to please two bosses in various forms of hiding--is lowbrow, spirited, and fourth-wall breaking, filled with anachronisms, audience participation, and ... More >>
Kuksu is a noodle soup whose name means "noodle soup" in Korean. This week Counter Culture rolls into one of the city's most unique restaurants, Elza Fancy Foods. The menu represents the Uzbek-Korean-Russian cooking of Uzbekistan's Korean population. Much of the food is cheap, fascinating, and del ... More >>
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So Gloss Drop, the eagerly awaited new record from defiantly complex, deliciously weird art-rock trio Battles, is due out in June, which is great news, considering the excellent of 2007's Mirrored, which boasted, in "Atlas," probably the most appealing profoundly disturbing rock anti-single o ... More >>
Merrill Garbus, a/k/a the ukulele-strumming/drum-pounding/beatboxing/growling dervish known as tUnE-yArDs, is one of the best live acts going right now, a riot of energy, color, and (most importantly) volume, a loop-building and tonsil-flaring spectacle so joyous we're willing to tolerate the ... More >>
(Because newer is not always better)
View Larger Map DATE: March 14, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. LOCATION: Inside a parking garage at 149 Brighton 11th St., Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. In what is a relatively unusual event, the NYPD is asking the public's help to solve a murder dating back to March of last year. The victim, Vlad Tolstykh, 35, ... More >>
Tobacco's "Street Trash" Brighton whisper-crooners Fujiya & Miyagi (9pm) take the most well-worn krautrock tropes and the least interesting parts of Clinic and turn it into a cold, mildly danceable shrug about dishwashers and encyclopedias and stuff—the type of art-damaged band who would hav ... More >>
All Points West, photo by Rebecca Smeyne I've never been a huge fan of The Go! Team. I've seen the Brighton-based group a few times before, and I've really tried to like them, but I just can't seem to buy into their superhero cheerleader vibe. I've never been big on school spirit, either. However, ... More >>
Another week, another run-on sentence from Mr. Everett True, Australia-bound "roving ambassador" of Plan B Magazine, a title dedicated to writing about music (and media) with barely a nod towards demographics. . . Hugs and Kisses The Continued Outbursts of Everett True THIS WEEK: Everett fi ... More >>
Kate Nash headlines the Bowery Ballroom on Wednesday, January 9. It is already sold out. photo by Alice Rosenbaum Hugs And Kisses The Continuing Outbursts of Everett True THIS WEEK: Kate Nash, part one Listen. I conducted this interview--what--almost two months ago, same night as a Kate Nash sh ... More >>
A few months ago, Brighton four-piece Electrelane went on "indefinite hiatus." We sniffled. Plan B publisher/SOC weekly columnist Everett True just caught the band's final hometown send-off. He sniffled. E-mail your sniffles to Everett at firstname.lastname@example.org Hugs And Kisses The Continued Outbur ... More >>
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