Multiinstrumentalist Cult Of Youth frontman Sean Ragon is a home-recording fiend, and he laid down the tracks for the second Cult Of Youth album, Love Will Prevail, in a self-built studio located behind his Bushwick music shop Heaven Street. The music he crafts is rooted in folk, but it's a sort of ... More >>
"I don't think any indie pop bands or fans really cried out for attention," Clyde Erwin Barretto told the Voice in this week's feature about the recent rise of New York's indie pop scene. Well, they're getting some.
The NYC Popfest, co-organized by Barretto, recently marked its sixth year of celeb ... More >>
The Lijadu Sisters.In this week's Village Voice, out now: Camille Dodero gets the cover with her profile of Kalyn Heffernan, a 24-year-old with the brittle-bone disability osteogenesis imperfecta and leader of the hip-hop outfit Wheelchair Sports Camp; Marlon Bishop gets down with the Japanes ... More >>
People say that the late Tony Wilson didn't know how to make money from his music. His Factory Records produced a ridiculous amount of hit bands, yet the label went bankrupt because he didn't believe in contracts. (But he did believe in incredibly expensive floating tables.) While the same ch ... More >>
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images.
Sweaty DIY venues are great, but even Waste Of Paint needs a break from them once in a while. Furthermore, I haven't been leaving my dark cave much lately, and my c ... More >>