A dracula is the image most frequently equated with Trouble and Bass founder and DJ Drop the Lime. "It's because I'm a night owl, always showing up everywhere," says Luca Veneziaand he's a New York night owl at that. Born and raised downtown to artist parents, Venezia has lived through three ... More >>
Clocking in at a scrappy 20 minutes, Show Ponythe 2010 self-released debut LP from Brooklyn's Boom Chickbrings the hangdog harangue ruckus, a snarling, hair-raising blur of raw rock primitivism and full-tilt blues grooves. The songs, from the ephedrine-juiced surf-snarl of "Nail ... More >>
Joan MarcusMillion Dollar Quartet has proven that by throwing together a low-budget show with actors imitating four music legends (in this case Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins), the tourists will come and you can make lots of cash while nabbing some acclaim and even a To ... More >>
The Addams Family: ghoulish turns into goulash. Get it?At least other nightlife isn't such torture.
Drive-By Truckers Webster Hall Thursday, April 1 I admire these dudes (who appear in these pages, virtual and literal, with alarming frequency) for distilling complicated societal ills into one compact, blunt, blaring, paradoxically rousing burst of Southern rock: What "The Man I Shot" did for th ... More >>
Flinging poo at the haters with the Arctic Monkeys
Semi-unreconstructed Southern rockers keep playing the only thing worth playing
Sundry New South up-and-comers turn lifers before our very ears, and survive it to boot
Where the fuck is for example the Z100, gangsta-rock, and Merina-Senegalese fusion?
Yee-Haw Meets Yoruba at the Southern White Boy Blues-Rap and Soul-Country Crossroads