On a recent Friday night at Le Poisson Rouge it is the '90s, as images of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, 10 Things I Hate About You, and Blink 182 flash on screens and DJ Sugar Ray spins Naughty By Nature's "Hip Hop Hooray." At 12:15, attendees pile into the room and the countdown to the night's main even ... More >>
Voice film critics ask: "Do the Oscars really even matter, guys?", to which we say: a million times, yes! Well, they do to those of us tuning in on Sunday night. We've listed a couple of free Oscar night viewing parties, including at the Maysles Cinema, in Harlem, and at Videology, in Williamsburg. ... More >>
Spooky celebrations aren't over, not by a long shot. Day of the Dead festivities begin today through Sunday, which means fiestas all weekend long. But if you're not interested in honoring the dead, we got some other fine (inexpensive) treats for you. Friday [Party] DJ Marcelo C. (Rico Suave/ Naco ... More >>
Ask Michael Cera about his quest for psychedelics
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Strapping Fieldhands w/Escape By Ostrich, Harpoon Forever, Aaron Rosenblum Ding Dong Lounge Saturday, July 28 Better than: Being in the maze. There aren't many people actively watching the bands at the Ding Dong Lounge on Saturday night, though the music doesn't get ignored either. In one part of ... More >>
WFMU DJ, music journalist and frequent Voice contributor Jesse Jarnow has just released Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock (Gotham), a voluminous tome that dissects Hoboken's finest Amerindie pioneers' journey from their childhood beginnings all the way to their current place as ... More >>
Anthony DixonChicago's Unicycle Loves You is unabashedly a noise-pop band, but not in the (mo-fi) sense that Sisters, Japanther, Railcars, or early No Age jams are noise-pop. Rather, singer/guitarist Jim Carroll, singer/bassist Nicole Vitale, and drummer J.T. Baker author lo-fi indie-pop bang ... More >>
Chantal MartineauNow it's the West Village who will get Stuffed.After news broke last week that Stuffed Artisan Cannolis would be closing its Lower East Side shop last week, a bit of good news: it's relocating.
The Slants bill themselves as "Chinatown Dance Rock," which means they have no problem copping to the fact they sound like "the Asian version of the Killers." The Portland, Oregon-based group, who come to Union Hall next month, made news recently when they attempted to trademark their name, but th ... More >>
LolLost The fated day is almost upon us: This Sunday is the series finale of ABC's beloved tropical clusterfuck, Lost. If you've yet to find your ideal finale viewing party bar, now is probably the time to figure it out. Do you prefer island-appropriate mixed drinks? Or perhaps a city-wide scavenge ... More >>
Two events to cure any Jew's Christmas blues
DJs Len and Cliff (the dejected alter egos of Carl Hill and Mike Toller) hail from the capital of gloom, London, where they hosted a long-running dance night called Feeling Gloomy, spinning dreary New Wave to a crowd of Debbie Downers. After they successful debuted the popular UK party at Gla ... More >>
We don't care what the calendar saysâit's summer now
Just another Monday night in the life of bare-assed electro-noise-boy Never Heard of Zeppelin. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26 Never Heard of Zeppelin, HELIOTAXIS, The Lazer Boys, The Who Cares @ Goodbye Blue Monday [Info] L Magazine Showcase with the Muggabears @ Pianos "Waffles Are Forever" featuring Bobbi ... More >>
Raising a glass to Lit, mourning Disco D, and bashing the repellent cabaret law
Bottle service corrupts the soul of New York City nightlife.
Wherein a Pride weekend lesbian drive-by adventure is marred by cheap champagne
Fontana's is the new Fat Baby is the new Dark Room is the new Annex is the new Fontana's
Two unlikely DJs, Womanmaker and Fancypants, spin hip-hop at the unlikeliest venue
Multi-Room Bar Works on Many Levels
Facial Hair Cooks and Dances for Charity
Is 'the greatest collection of modern art in the world' already running out of space?