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"You're never too old to not have a real job." I'm on a J train to Jamaica, Queens, with Pete Feigenbaum and Liam Andrew of Brooklyn synth-psych group Dinowalrus, and guitarist/frontman Pete is giving me life advice. It's not like he's being defensive, either; of the three of us, I am the only one ... More >>
Emo kids know how to party!
It's almost Halloween, and if you're like me, you've been spending your free time watching scary movies and thinking up costume ideas. These sorts of movies are usually known for blood, boobs, and bad jokes, but the music that accompanies them is important, too. For instance, high-pitched s ... More >>
On ATP 2010, musicians as actors, Tom Waits's threats, and what planet ODB was on
We promise to do better next time
Bands like this one just don't play venues as small as the Mercury Lounge. And yet there was Echo and the Bunnymen's Ian McCulloch, a chatty jester clad in black shades and black coat, warming up for a November Hammerstein gig by playing a tiny LES room on a frigid Saturday evening, band in t ... More >>
"Basically, I think right now, the world's in shit," Scott "Wino" Weinrich told the Voice's own Phil Freeman recently, by way of explaining the decision to revive the finest iteration of doom-metal giants Saint Vitus for a brief tour. "There's a lot of despair, a lot of economic problems. People h ... More >>
I wore straight-up hiking boots to this motherfucker, clunky and impenetrable, and sloshed invincibly across acres of gushy, foul-smelling New Jersey mud like a hovercraft, like a Range Rover, like God moving across the face of the waters. The mud is what we'll all remember about APW, first broug ... More >>
Like Coachella, and just a ferry ride away
Indeed. Earlier this week came the terrible news of Adam Yauch's cancer diagnosis and the subsequent cancellation of all upcoming Beastie Boys tour dates -- including their opening-night headlining spot at next week's All Points West festival in Jersey City. Their replacement: Jay-Z, making "his U.S ... More >>
Blane isn't a name—it's a household appliance!
Damon Albarn lends this "blind couple from Mali" a dash of Britpop
The (possibly) next great Scandinavian rock sensation packs for the big city
Hey Mr. Sax Man, you're the hidden king of rock and roll, or whatever it is
Falling in love for different reasons
Ready to head home, Chicago kids end tour wet with sweat
Young indie Canadians make a life together before their own lives can tear them apart
Old dogs singin' slow songs and fairygodmotherfuckers for discerning dilettantes
Richard Kellys Totally 80s