(le) Poisson Rouge
Saturday, March 10
Better than: Sleeping through the Daylight Savings Time switch.
Over the course of 13 years and five albums, Kieran Hebdena.k.a. Four Tethas established himself as a leading figure in experimental and electronic music. With a balance of ... More >>
Baths cover LCD Soundsystem
Let's face it: "All My Friends" is a nearly flawless song that could stand alone as the best track from LCD Soundsystem's three studio albums. That fact, however, has not stopped about a thousand different cover versions from hitting the internet, from professionals and ... More >>
The No. 4 album on this week's Billboard albums chart, which is topped once again by soft-underbelly country act Lady Antebellum's Need You Now (93,000 sales, down 11% from previous week), is The Edge, a compilation of songs that you might hear on your local "active rock" station or at your l ... More >>
Alex Kapranos doesn't want no stinking Happy Meal.
Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos isn't a fan of McDonald's, and now, thanks to Twitter, everyone knows it: the Scottish rocker, who also used to write a food column for the Guardian, recently unleashed a refreshing torrent of vitriol after lea ... More >>
With an infectious single "Dominos" currently providing the soundtrack to many retail and boozing experiences across the city, British foursome the Big Pink just strolled into town for two headlining nights, a first for the two-year-old London-based band. Their debut album A Brief His ... More >>
all photos by Rebecca Smeyne
While you were busy shrieking at the East River stormclouds this past weekend, some of our locals were overseas for Fuji Rock, a gorgeously run three-day Japanese music festival. There were approximately 130,000 attendees, Oasis, Weezer, and Franz Ferdinand as headliner ... More >>
--The Dead Weather, who we saw at the Bowery last April, long ago sold out their gigs at Terminal 5 this Thursday and Friday, but the band will play a free show tomorrow at noon at the Third Man Records pop-up store store at 131 Chrystie Street. The one-off is first come, first serve. We recommend b ... More >>
David AtlasLeonard Cohen: hymnal, transcendant
Clubs editor Stacey Anderson sojourned in Indio, California this past weekend for Coachella. She already covered the frantic play-by-play over at our Twitter, so we asked her to wrap-up the festival with a by-the-numbers guide to her three days in the ... More >>
As the Oscar ceremony credits rolled last night and, via a coming-attractions highlight reel, a grateful nation was alerted to the presence of Night at the Museum 2, perhaps you noticed Beck's glammy, insouciant take on Dylan's "Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat" playing o'er top. Not terrible, but no ... More >>