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.
Everyone has different preferences in strippers. Beverly likes the girl with blown out flower tattoos and cheap hair extensions who looks like a biker's girlfriend. Also: the pale, thin, red haired girl with a mole on her tiny ass. One friend likes the tattooed babe with the mohawk, and actually get ... More >>
Some DJs are quiet, let-the-music-do-the-talking types, but not Jonathan Toubin. Interviewed for this week's Voice profile, the 4Knots Music Festival Afterparty host was enthusiastic and opinionated, generating a novella's worth of transcript. More highlights from our conversation are below, as Toub ... More >>
Genesis tells me about losing Lady Jaye, as a new film about them appears
In this week's Village Voice, out now: I preview the upcoming show by the sullen British pop singer Charli XCX (above, singing a stripped-down version of her stunning single "Stay Away") and review last Saturday's freestyle extravaganza in the Bronx, which was topped off by Stevie B; and Benjamin Lo ... More >>
My new column is a fascinating interview with ex Psychic TV rocker and artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (above, right), who fell in love with the nurse-turned-dominatrix-and-performance-artist Lady Jaye (left) and hatched a plot.
On Tuesday Dais Records issued God Is Truth and Light Is His Shadow by Prurient, a.k.a. Hospital Productions overlord/NYC noise institution Dom Fernow. Clocking in at almost 16 minutes, God is a reasonably inauspicious outing that's more interested in ambient texture than pulse-quickening implosions ... More >>
That's how you listen to Ghostface! Photo by Rebecca SmeyneIn the week M.I.A. broke the internet in a tidal wave of blood and guts and red hair, we did our best to put it back together.
If you had to guess what was in Throbbing Gristle mastermind Genesis P-Orridge's closet, you probably wouldn't have dreamed up a sleeveless Gary Gilmore Memorial Society half-shirt--too perfect to be real. But Genesis has one, and she's looking to get rid of it, along with a roomful of other amazi ... More >>
Electro experimentalist chills a bit
Earlier this year, he reformed Throbbing Gristle, presenting the band's first ever New York concert and first show on American soil in 28 years. In a few weeks, he'll play the Ordo Templi Orientis U.S.A.-organized Musicka Mystica Maxima Festival at Santos Party House. And, on Wednesday, Genes ... More >>
Watching legendary industrial crew Throbbing Gristle finally play their first American show in 28 years (and their first New York performance since ever) was like seeing a museum piece. Sure, once upon a time they set out to destroy the pomp and circumstance of rock, disposing of things like "puls ... More >>
In what will almost surely be a pair of completely face-melting concerts, violin drone wizard and Dream Syndicate veteran Tony Conrad and Psychic TV vet Genesis P-Orridge are combining in a "meeting of two fabulous violins" this coming Saturday and Sunday at ISSUE Project Room. Conrad's concerts are ... More >>
Drew Daniel/Soft Pink Truth Housing Works November 15 20 Jazz Funk Greats isn't the LP most Throbbing Gristle fans would want to write about, Matmos’s Drew Daniel said, midway through his Saturday night Housing Works reading from his recently published 33 1/3 book on the LP. Jazz Funk Greats is f ... More >>
New Latin American thrash venue shreds open in Queens