Before the 2012 edition of South By Southwest blows out of town, allow Village Voice Media's editors to share their favorite moments from the festival's fourth, and final, day.
Today Amnesty International releases Chimes Of Freedom, a really, really huge compilation of bob Dylan covers by artists both canonized and obscure. Trying to analyze such a huge undertaking can only be done in one way: Mathematically. Amount of music in this collection: 73 songs on four CD ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 13, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 26 Albumin By Richard Goldstein A good album, like those long lasting cold remedies, is filled with tiny time capsules which burst open at their own speed. Cuts that astound at first fade as subtle ballads ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Megan DooleyBrooklyn's A-Bones make garage rock. Not "lo-fi" or "shitgaze" or "We own a copy of Nuggets" or "We post to the Goner board sometimes", but vintage no-fucking-around three-chords-and-a-y ... More >>
â€‹Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesSeptember 17, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 48The Animals in NYBy Sally KemptonWith American hysteria over English rock-and-roll singers reaching new heights, the purveyors of entertainment for the young last week booked a series of English acts in two r ... More >>
High sauced Ronnie kissing Santa Claus under the mistletoe
A Year (HeckA Decade, Even) of Pop Music at the Movies