Shortcuts takes over Santos's basement
There's hope for your tongue at Newport Centre Mall
Productions from Scotland and Austin punch in to St. Ann's Warehouse and Dance Theater Workshop
Andrew Lloyd Webber sold $5.6 million worth of French wine at Sotheby's Hong Kong, including a 1982 case of Château Pétrus for $77,564. [Wall Street Journal] Emilio Estevez finds comfort and inspiration in his backyard vineyard, Casa Dumetz, where he often writes dialogue. [NY Times] Herb ... More >>
It's the first week of the new year! This also means it's the first week to break your resolutions to drink less and sleep more. Enablers that we are, behold your week in nightlife, featuring the return of our favorite Lower East Side fete, a music festival, a lot of disco, and so much more.
Cubic Zirconia's Tiombe Lockheart, commanding the crowd. Pics by Oliver Correa, more below.LuckyMe Showcase 88 Palace Friday, September 24 Somewhere deep in the heart of Chinatown's sleaziest quarter lies 88 Palace, an insignificant-looking mini-mall that, let's be honest, most of us would n ... More >>
The Yummy Fur, the delightfully skuzzy Glasgow indie-pop band, didn't make it across the ocean in their initial 1992-1999 run; college radio love never quite did buy anybody a plane ticket, either then or now. But being in Franz Ferdinand definitely is good for a transatlantic flight, and so ... More >>
Not even the 15th worst record this decade. Have a good weekend!In the week our F2K crew quantitatively decided that though Nickleback and Gym Class Heroes are bad, William Hung and Hinder were a whole lot worse, we continued to count down the worst songs of the '00s. That Santana song keepin ... More >>
D.C. punks bask in their global vision
Scottish tear-jerkers play Webster Hall
Dark Meat at last year's SXSW, photo by Rebecca Smeyne See, it's totally lame, don't worry, you're not missing a thing South by Southwest just firebombed everybody's inboxes with a partial list of names playing this year's barbecue-and-booze blitz. A quick scan reveals the midsize marquee names to ... More >>
Frightened Rabbit play the Music Hall of Williamsburg this Saturday with the Spinto Band. Tickets are $15 and still on sale here. "I tend to judge papers by how many shits it takes you to read through them. I think NME, for what it's worth, is a one-shit paper. After one shit, you're like, 'Alrigh ... More >>
Spastic production should slow down
Michael Dracula, "What Can I Do For You? (Demo)" (MP3) Hugs And Kisses The Continuing Outbursts of Everett True This week: Michael Dracula (a lady living in Scotland making heavy-lidded cabaret) When I was in my late teens, NYC’s Ze Records held more than a passing fascination for me: James Cha ... More >>
The prime spots for your first big '08 hangover
Feel-good drama drowns in broguey sentimentality
Scots figure out how to make their fetish project fun
Scottish and French outfits as different as day and night
Douglas Gordon Lands on 'Animal Planet'
Lynne Ramsay's Callar I.D.
Inside Al Sharptons Family Reunion