The Fall 2014 Issue
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Here's Nick Pinkerton on two highly anticipated films from NYFF's main slate: Brian De Palma's Passion and Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha: Brian De Palma and Noah Baumbach have become thick as thieves--odd when one considers that the two filmmakers' bodies of work seem, on the surface, to have positive ... More >>
Thurston Moore himself called Galaxie 500's pioneering debut record, Today, "the guitar record of 1988." Considering 1988 marked the release of Sonic Youth's landmark Daydream Nation and Dinosaur Jr's pedal-stomping sludgefest Bug, that bold proclamation by Moore was indeed a revelation. But it was ... More >>
Tomorrow is the fourth of July, which means the celebration of American independence from Great Britain, which means Americans gathering in various wide-open spaces in order to watch things blow up. The big New York fireworks party is sponsored by Macy's, with the featured entertainment being none o ... More >>
Heaven is a Brooklyn dream syndicate planted firmly between the 1985 crossroads of Paisley Underground shamble and noisepop blast. These three New York veterans have no shortage of experience with things that swirl and gaze and lilt along hazily: Their collective résumés boast time in atmos ... More >>
Your CMJ evenings and late afternoons are filling up pretty fast, I'd imagine, but how about your mornings? Care to see how coherent, say, DOM are capable of being at 10 a.m.? KEXP will be broadcasting live sets from a variety of big-shots -- Dean and Britta (to your left), Holly Miranda, the ... More >>
Run Tila, run! Photo by Nate "Igor" Smith.In the week one of us went to the Gathering of the Juggalos and came back with what is increasingly looking like Stockholm Syndrome, we witnessed Tila Tequila (and Method Man) battle a pack of angry ICP fans and--shortly after she took her top off--lo ... More >>
Whos in your top five? Harvillas in ours.
The same ingénues, one new soundtrack
Not everyone at the storied hotel is a legend: stories from some of the Chelsea's lesser-known residents
Dean and Britta get a little sexier (and nervier) on their first round of post-Luna duets
The romance of the secondhand store
Chasing the dragons in Vancouver's East Asian showcase