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Do you like fun things and loud sounds and getting fucked up on Memorial Day Weekend!? Then take a look at the EDM shows happening in NYC THIS WEEKEND and break out the neon.
On a recent morning in Crown Heights, we met Roberto Carlos Lange, the Brooklyn by way of Miami master who makes music under the moniker Helado Negro and whose latest album, Invisible Life, was released on Asthmatic Kitty earlier this month. It's his most collaborative album to date -- with appearan ... More >>
Brooklyn's ace pop stylists Ex Cops have it all: the badass moniker, the underground cred (they were 4th Street record shop institution Other Music's first signing to its fledgling label), the swanky veneer and slick, ubiquitous poptones to match. On its debut True Hallucinations, melodious ear cand ... More >>
These are the best concerts in New York this week, in no particular order.
The titles of Lotus Plaza's two albums reveal a lot about the project's shifting aesthetics. 2009's The Floodlight Collective (Kranky) was a light-saturation exercise in an extremely literal sense, a suffocating gush of effects pedal-generated and otherwise so outsized that it was impossible to tell ... More >>
Lee Ranaldo Glasslands Gallery Saturday, December 17 Better than: Another '90s band playing a '90s album start to finish. There wasn't a whole lot of noise from Lee Ranaldo's new quartet under the cloth clouds at Glasslands on Saturday, but there was plenty of crunch. Removing the art ab ... More >>
As you have presumably by now heard, New York Night Train host and DJ Jonathan Toubin was injured last week when a car crashed into his Portland hotel room. On Friday, Brooklyn Bowl will host a benefit concert for Toubin with performanes by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jon Spencer's Heavy Trash, Tunde Ad ... More >>
by K. Leander Williams Colin Stetson Glasslands Gallery Sunday, April 17 Better than: Plan A, whatever the hell that was... Colin Stetson didn't play on every track of the Arcade Fire's The Suburbs, but it's both fortuitous and ironic that the saxist contributed to "Suburban War", the wi ... More >>
Gold Panda, somewhere in there Gold Panda Glasslands Saturday, April 2 Better Than: Thinking about how you couldn't afford LCD tickets. It's hard to act like a rock star when you're hunched over a pile of hardware that's sitting on a table. But if you want to milk the maximum effect out of th ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Reverb-soaked New York art-crooners Translations are a lazy Sunday dream, tempering their drizzly indie-pop with the subtle shades of classic r&b. Drums rattle drearily and bass lines groove silkily ... More >>
Karen O: Still a deity worth seeing, even if you've seen it all before