For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
The site's foray into music and the act of performative listening
Back in the early '90s, Ishmael Butler came to rap prominence as Butterfly in the group Digable Planets. These days, he's taken on the moniker Palaceer Lazaro and records as the lead voice in Sub Pop's first hip-hop signing, Shabazz Palaces. It's a metamorphosis that Butler has left deliberat ... More >>
Many springs have passed since The Headphone Masterpiece, hip-hop soul upstart Cody ChesnuTT's 2002 double-CD debut, which raised quite a stir back in the day, alongside his surprise hit with the Roots, "The Seed (2.0)." Dude has unfortunately laid pretty low since ("Afrobama" excepted.) And ... More >>
Two years ago, William Bowers compiled this playlist. Any further additions? This holiday's abstract mandate can be sorta barren for us patriotically-challenged atheist vegetarians who maintain cosmic equidistance from our bloodkin. The term for it is even weird: "Thanksgiving" is a syntactical c ... More >>
An otherwise sleepy tribute gets ambushed by "Machine Gun"
The Neptunes get sensitive while hiding beats under rock