Son of Bazerk, back at it.A certain breed of hip-hop obsessive, steeped in Long Island lore and old-school minutiae, was thrilled beyond measure at the news that Son of Bazerk -- the Public Enemy/Bomb Squad satellite group whose 1991 hip-hop soul excursion Bazerk, Bazerk, Bazerk remains a for ... More >>
Wayne Coyne, hard at work. Pics by Rob Trucks.Flaming Lips
Monday, July 26
Central Park SummerStage
Not to gas on at length about the weather here, but holy shit Monday night in Central Park was just gorgeous, idyllic and temperate and absurdly perfect, especially given the endless st ... More >>
BlondieandBrownie.comA Soler Dominican pupusa.The Red Hook Ball Fields food vendors kick off their much-anticipated season on May 1, but in the near future, some of them may find a more permanent home in the neighborhood.
Food vendors from the Brooklyn Flea have been enlisted to sell their fare at the 36 performances of SummerStage in Central Park this summer. Look for Pizza Moto, The Red Hook Lobster Pound, and Asia Dog, among other favorites.
Orthorexia, an unhealthy obsession with eating healthy ... More >>
Fresh off his Double Nickels on the Dime celebration last week, Mike Watt's new deal, Floored by Four (the other three are Nels Cline, Yuka Honda, and Dougie Bowne), hits Central Park SummerStage tomorrow opening for M. Ward. In a fit of promo pique, Mike apparently dropped by TONY's bizarrely fur ... More >>
So Q-Tip is writing a book, called Industry Rules, that will elaborate on the music-biz hostility informing the A Tribe Called Quest great's most famous line (one assumes that record-company people, however few of them are left at this point, nonetheless remain pretty shady), balanced with more pers ... More >>
In the event you're hoping for a love connection at Harlem megastar Cam'ron's show tonight, know that the guy's idea of foreplay is "Get in the car, and don't touch nothin'/Either we lovin' or I'll see you tomorrow." He's at B.B. King's.
Marc Ribot is best known for the shambling licks he contrib ... More >>
Adult Swim's team of terrorists and aliens have organized a summer-long series of free shows at Santos' Party House. Tonight, New Pornographers frontman A.C. Newman joins Cheeseburger, the Woggles, and, apparently, "a hockey-mask-wearing burlesque review." [ED: Shouldn't that be "revue"? Or will s ... More >>
So many umbrellas.
TV on the Radio/Dirty Projectors
Central Park SummerStage
Friday, June 5
For a band that not too long ago had way better ideas than songs, way better better studio noises than hooks, TV on the Radio, long a critical favorite on record, grew up to be pretty fantastic live, no? E ... More >>
Noted Björk collaborators the Dirty Projectors join 2008 Pazz & Jop winners TV on the Radio in Central Park Friday night to benefit this year's free Central Park SummerStage slate.
Beware of projectile vomiting at Webster Hall; Chromeo's Dave 1 is DJing tonight.
Trumpet virtuoso Ralph Ale ... More >>