Better than: Cocktails that make your lips turn gold.
Last night in Electric Lady Studios, about 90 people gathered in the famed recording studio. The reason? Philadelphia's pensive guitar maestro (and longhair enthusiast) Kurt Vile hosted a listening party for his upcoming album Wakin on a Pretty ... More >>
Swans are an NYC institution that should justly get handed the same props and congratulatory pats on the proverbial back Sonic Youth has collected in perpetuity. Michael Gira, the ringleader of Swans, Angels of Light, and Young God Records, has trudged along in the city's ever-ch ... More >>
On April 12th, Epitaph will release No Devolución, the sixth album from New Jersey basement warriors turned post-hardcore poster-children Thursday. Like their once-howling peers Cave In, the band's increasingly gone the mellow route--more singing, less screaming, more atmospherics and space, ... More >>
If John McCain is trying to advocate for
(A) Arizona as a state that isn't looked at as the most ass-backwards place in America at this very moment
(B) Ageism as something not to be laughed about, but to be taken very seriously.
(C) Himself as a political voice who can still speak on a national ... More >>
The late Jack Newfield, bless him, used to do a Voice "Honor Roll" every year at this time of New Yorkers who actually do good things for other people. Tom Robbins happily takes up the task in this issue.
What happens to those NBA first-round draft picks who don't become superstars, or even ... More >>
Perhaps you'd be intrigued by an incomplete but still pretty comprehensive list of every book David Foster Wallace ever blurbed, mentioned in an interview, or taught in a classroom? Writers plugged include Paula Fox, Jonathan Franzen, David Markson, Evan Dara, and Cormac McCarthy, about whose Blood ... More >>