We pause now from our usual duties to acknowledge the passing of legendary Village Voice art director George Delmerico, who died of a heart attack at the age of 67 on Sunday, Aug. 11 in Santa Barbara, Calif. Delmerico, born in 1945, was an award-winning, innovative art director here from 1976 until ... More >>
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Can Charles Ives strengthen family ties?
Here are the ten best concerts around the city this week, in no particular order.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse RIDE into Barclays
New York Philharmonic: Philharmonic 360 Park Avenue Armory Friday, June 29 Better than: Just another night at Lincoln Center, with or without quadrophonic sound. Upon entering the cavernous Park Avenue Armory's awesome performance space, audience members had to walk around a tableau vivant consist ... More >>
Duke meets Jacko
To supplement this year's Pazz & Jop launch, Sound of the City asked a few critics to expand on the reasonings behind their voting. We'll start off the series with Seth Colter Walls of New York City, who has a constant itch to do the deep dive and find the single-voter albums out there. Find his bal ... More >>
Plus, Ray Parker at Washburn; Cinthia Marcelle at Galerie Lelong; and Dawn Clements at Pierogi
Seven hours of genre-pushing noise
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 27, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 20 Riffs by Carman Moore Mothers fans are the most hard-put, put-upon, and hardy crowd in music. The stresses they're put to are so thorough that, as a group, they are usually split down the middle. The ... More >>
The Visitor is not only a cerebral pleasure but, surprisingly, an emotional one as well
A new recording puts Johnny Reinhard's reconstituted Ives score to the test
Turkish composer and Harvard grad pump up the volume
'70s avant-rockers unearth new tones and timbres, ride fractured rhythms to intensity
American influences advance on the European continent
The Flux Quartet Explores the Cracks Between the Piano Keys
New Frederic Rzewski Discs Reveal a Thinking Person's Postmodern Music
Music Boxes and Photocells in a Land Beyond Time
Phil Kline Buries Old Tunes Beneath a Wash of Color
The Home Team and the Visitors Soothe the Maelstrom
Mikel Rouse Launches Three CDs, Among Other Things
Turning a Martyrs Sermons Into a Truly New Song
''These Large Words Like 'Modern' Don't Mean Anything!''