For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
The Crystal Ark w/Avan Lava Music Hall of Williamsburg Wednesday, May 30 Better than: The record, in one case. Last summer, Jonathan Galkin described his work as DFA Records' head of A&R for me in an interview. "I literally have a stack at home of 40 CDs I picked out that's, like, '88 to '92," he ... More >>
Crystal Ark w/Light Asylum, GHE20 G0TH1K DJs (le) poisson rouge Thursday, October 13 Better than: Any dance party that doesn't come with hired vogue-queens. "People don't dance no more," quipped a fellow patron at last night's Crystal Ark show at Le Poisson Rouge. Those that overheard laugh ... 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. This past weekend, Debbie and I finally reached our limit of how many shows we could attend and actually "see" over the course of three hours. Shit was like flippin ... More >>
One more addendum to our already overstuffed slate of Halloween-related nightlife insanity: the great James Murphy will be DJing tonight at the Standard Hotel's Le Bain, flanked by pals Rub-N-Tug and Gavin Russom's the Crystal Ark. For free. 10 p.m.-4 a.m., and wear a costume, of course. Flye ... More >>
Only recently has it been revealed that the DFA's secret weapon is the studio and gear whiz Gavin Russom. He was responsible for Black Dice's weird guitar FX suitcase that defined the band's sound during their tenure there. He keeps the label's studio gear in shape. He's toured the world with ... More >>
Hey, Marty. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.In the week a former member of the Fugees declared his intention to run an entire country, despite his gross lack of qualifications for said job, we started a campaign against him. Sorry 'Clef, but this is ridiculous.
Photo via underwhelmer's photostreamLCD Soundsystem Music Hall of Williamsburg Thursday, April 8th With Karen O decamped for LA, playing foil to Spike's Wild Things, and the Strokes figuring out whether they're still a band or not, James Murphy's LCD Soundsystem have become the best Classi ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Tina TyrellHalf-NYC/half-Berlin anesthetized dance duo Palms are dropping a remix EP on Sept. 1 in a limited edition run of 500 vinyl slabs, via Brooklyn's own Rare Book Room Records. Gavin Russom, ... More >>
PopRally presents its latest decadent art party
James Murphy and Tim Goldsworthy of local label DFA reconstruct post-punk for a whole new dancefloor