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We've built a culture that breathlessly responds to the reckless id of horny rock stars. It's either another colorful facet of pop culture or the crumbling of our basic human values, depending on how you look at it. What we do know, is that gross white men sticking their penis into esoteric things i ... More >>
You could hear the sigh of relief among pop fans a couple of weeks ago, when Carly Rae Jepsen's single with Owl City, "Good Time," broke into the Top 10 on Billboard's Hot 100. In his weekly chart roundup, veteran columnist Paul Grein remarked, "'Good Time' is an appropriately positive title for a ... More >>
Not nearly as sacrilegious as you may have hoped/feared. Pics by Chris, more below.Peaches Christ Superstar Starring Peaches and Gonzales The Concert Hall at the Society for Ethical Culture Saturday, December 11 Better Than: Pussies, Peaches' one-woman version of CATS. So here we have Peac ... More >>
You haven't seen a CMJ panel yet? You missed a lot yesterday. And the day before. Here's today's lineup, with unrequested editorial comment.
It's a little bit hard to know how to take the New York City-based band fun., whose existence dates back only a short year, to when the Format's Nate Ruess, former Anathallo member Andrew Dost, and Steel Train's Jack Antonoff started playing together in the winter of 2008. Their debut, Aim & ... More >>
The only time the DFA-signed, cheerfully glam Philly quintet Free Energy has let us down so far was at the Mercury Lounge, where they awkwardly shuffled through a set that was surely affected by the visibly uncomfortable jeans the frontman was wearing. (They'll hopefully avenge themselves on New Y ... More >>
A freshly reunited nation struggles to take this band seriously
Three of NYCs finest play outdoors for free
Brooklyn dance-punk octet frees minds most adeptly when their mouths are shut
Fancy-pants glitter bands from Detroit, Canada, and upstate remember their forefathers
A Ramone Leaves Home