• Voice Choices

    January 15, 2014


    Two parties take advantage 
of the holiday

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Skream Promises To "Bring A Little Piece Of UK Club Culture To NYC" Tonight

    Skream is one of dubsteps authority figures, someone whose forward-thinking has turned him from a bedroom beat-maker into a super-producer within the Brit-pop arena. After spending 10 years helping build one of the most influential sounds to come out of Great Britain, he has become the genre's poste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Q&A: Rocky Director John Avildsen on Working With Lloyd Kaufman

    In last week's print issue of the Village Voice, we spent time with Lloyd Kaufman, the Troma Entertainment president and splatter-comedy director who's currently remaking his early '80s original, Class of Nuke 'Em High this summer. Kaufman's known for his prolific career in the independent undergrou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Grace Jones Singing "Tomorrow" From Annie

    Just say that to yourself over and over again: "Grace Jones singing 'Tomorrow' from Annie" until you believe it--because it was a reality, honey. In 1977, the exotic Jamaican-born disco chanteuse lipsynched her version of the bouncy moppet showtune on a syndicated TV show called Celebrity Cabaret ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Village People's Randy Jones Starts a New Club Night!

    Randy Jones, the original cowboy from the legendary disco group the Village People, is a man of many hats--not just cowboy ones. He's starting a party called Sunday Night Fever at Splash this Sunday, May 6. Here's what the ever-charming Randy had to say about stuff when I asked. On his input int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    The Four Best Finds In Occupy Wall Street's Music Library

    Over the weekend SOTC pal Ann Powers wondered about what the music of Occupy Wall Street might be, and she discussed the drop-ins by the likes of Jeff Mangum and Talib Kweli as well as the music emanating from the park's current residents; she also mused on the "human microphone," the means by which ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 25, 2009


    Whit Stillman discusses those bygone disco days

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Interview: Hercules and Love Affair's Andy Butler on His Sidetracked Mix and Hercules' New Record

    Kim-Ann Foxman and Andy Butler You'd never know it from his press photos, but Andy Butler is a big softy. The world knows him as the head and heart of DFA giants Hercules and Love Affair, but he's also recognizable for his penetrating stare and imposing physique--by the looks of, say, his rather me ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 25, 2009


    A flamboyant icon's 100th birthday

  • Voice Choices

    March 25, 2008


    Time to burn that rink to the ground

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2008

    Expose Yourself at the Annual Gay Expo

    Don't you love it when gays and commerce come together, and it's not because of a drug deal? Well, then, get ready for the 15th original GLBT Expo, coming to the Javits Center for a tres-gay weekend on April 5 and 6th. What do you get for your $15? Some crystal? A hustler? A share in the Pines? Nope ... More >>

  • Music

    January 29, 2008

    Fun, Money, Dolphins

    On the delightful menagerie of brazen Rocks Off promoter Jake Szufnarowski

  • Film

    May 16, 2006
  • Music

    March 13, 2001

    Backstabs in the Material World

    It’s All in the Past Now; Money Changes Everything

  • Music

    May 9, 2000

    The Olympics of Cheese

    A Continent's Best Bad Music Battles It Out at Eurovision