For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily. Monday, 9/1: 'Fool's Gold Day Off' 50 Kent 2:00 p.m., $15-$30 If you can't make it out of town for Labor Day, local hip-hop/electronic label Fool's Gold can always be counted on to make sure you hav ... More >>
Cruise through this index of the Voice's top ten albums from 1971 through 2013, according to its annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll, started by Robert Christgau. The poll has run every year since '71, except for a three-year hiatus after that first year. The prominence of legacy artists on the inaugu ... More >>
It's Tuesday night, and Vadim Peare -- better known as the Soviet-born, London-bred, globally minded DJ Vadim -- is in Philly to play a gig. Or rather, he's just across the river from Philly, in South Jersey, staying at the modest home of a man he'd never met before -- a fan and long-time Facebook ... More >>
By Gabriel San Roman Ten years ago this week, "Shock and Awe" airstrikes by U.S. forces in Iraq marked the onset of another invasion of that country. President George W. Bush led a so-called "Coalition of the Willing" mocked by anti-war activists as a "coalition of the shilling" into hostilities un ... More >>
For the longest time I imagined a scenario like this happening at Casa Shadow: DJ Shadow himself, Josh Davis, walks into the living room, where a commemorative gold-plated Endtroducing... hangs framed above the fireplace mantle, he looks up at it and smiles--first proudly, then wanly. DJ Shadow per ... More >>
Last week, the new Gorillaz track "DoYaThing" dropped. It's longa full 13-minutes and some seconds of music, a lot of which involves Andre 3000 getting frenzied and inspired with that rapping thing he does so well. With "DoYaThing" and persistent talk about Outkast reunion rumors bedazzling u ... More >>
As you may have heard, Björk's latest album, Biophilia, has been specially designed to work best on an Alphasmart 2000 word-processor. This pioneering piece of multimedia is likely huge fun for tech-heads, but for music fans it might also be the aural equivalent of playing with your food. And Björ ... More >>
The demonic dance-floor bombast of hip-hop producer Abraham Orellana
Oh why not. Metallica (Stubb's) SXSW Friday Night, March 20 "Surprise!" says James Hetfield, acknowledging the lack of same. Given Metallica fans' historically rational and peaceful responses to disappointment, it would've been way more entertaining perhaps if they'd not shown up, given the ram ... More >>
Ethereal, euphoric disco from a restless muse
More upbeat and less defeated than its title and pedigree would suggest
Professor, blogger, DJ, curator, and music zealot Oliver Wang reveals even more Soul Sides
Indie-rap fireplug El-P returns, as bombastically bleak as ever
Serge Gainsbourg, Lara Croft, blue-collar rapper, Saharan exilemeet Cops
Opposing sides of Anticon spectrum leave convention long behind
DJ whoops butt disco from hills of Brazil, mashes up rising star who dances like a spaz
Video art to video games: Channeling game-boy thrills, secret shames, and wartime woes
Not Spyro Gyra, just a hip-hop band throwing a world party
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Six years later, incorrigible hip-hop perfectionist Lyrics Born has his crowd-pleasing say
You Mean Rouse, Right? No, I Mean Joplin. Maybe Ritter. But for Damn Sure Not Kelley.
That Misty Mountain Was Mount Everest, Dun
Hippies, Jazzbos, and Beat Junkies Build One Nation Under a Mutant Groove