These are the best concerts of the week, according to the meticulous research of a staff made of music experts. For more shows, check out our Concert Calendar, which is updated daily and is also the best. XOXO
Like seeing live music? Well GOOD NEWS, we've got every concert in the city worth a pair of ear plugs right here for you to comb through, and we add to the list each day.
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.
At 10 years old, Captured Tracks founder and owner Mike Sniper was already doing business at the lunch table. "There was this kid who was really into heavy metal, and my sister gave me all her heavy metal tapes because she was getting into other stuff," he says. "I didn't like heavy metal, and she h ... More >>
Here are the 10 best concerts around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
Not the bathroom, though we obviously have a picture of that too. All photos by Georgia Kral.Bathrooms at DIY clubs are notoriously nasty--as they should be. The Market Hotel? There's rarely any toilet paper, the stall doors don't close, and the stench of urine is enough to make you forget yo ... More >>
Beach Fossils' Dustin Payseur. All photos by Georgia Kral.Beach Fossils/Small Black Mercury Lounge Wednesday, July 14 These last two weeks have been pretty exciting for Brooklyn's Beach Fossils: first, their bassist threw his low-end ax off a boat at the conclusion of a Fourth of Jul ... More >>
Beach Fossils prior to the grand, violent finale. Pics by Chris Becker.Beach Fossils/Woven Bones/The Beets Bruar Falls Thursday, July 1 You get to like it, the rudimentary BOOM-BOOM-THWACK, BOOM-BOOM-THWACK of a two-piece stand-up drummer -- no flash, no cymbals, no particular variety ... More >>
Brooklyn lo-fi noise punk: unlikely well of local magazine bachelor profiles! First came New York's "totally weird" profile of Dustin Payseur, of Beach Fossils, who spoke about the Brooklyn warehouse scene and Urban Outfitters by way of providing an example of your typical, strugglin' New Y ... More >>
Rebecca SmeyneThese Are Powers' Pat getting his temperature taken in China In the week leading up to All Points Wet (har har), vandals insulted the word "gay" in describing Coldplay, we came up with suggestions for a Beastie Boys tribute on Friday at All Points West, and there were plenty of ... More >>
Maybe you didn't make it to the second page of this Times piece, in which out of nowhere the Gregory Brothers--i.e., the dudes from Auto-Tune the News--show up to make a point about New York becoming the internet, and also dying, or killing creatives, or something? No longer, seems the gist, ... More >>
Here we have a brief "as told to" interview/profile with Dustin Payseur, a/k/a woodsy Brooklyn pop upstart Beach Fossils, describing his migration here from North Carolina, his brief tenure at Urban Outfitters ("though I'd rather people not know that"), and the label interest he inspired from ... More >>