Another year, another list: noise roars on, freakier and spikier and gnarlier than before, furthering tinnitus cases and confusing loved ones and improving the quality of life for the thousands, or maybe dozens of people for whom pop music doesn't translate into a satisfying drive to work or night o ... More >>
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
Tonight, the prolix, improvisation-happy Ohioan C. Spencer Yeh will play a set with cellist Okkyung Lee and pianist Magda Mayas at the Knitting Factory. And while there's no way to predict what his set might sound like, it's a fair bet that it'll differ from the two shows he played last week ... More >>
In 2009, we began the weekly Local Top 10, a series we hoped would prove that New Yorkers were far too stubborn to let the record store go. The series ran until last month, when we literally ran out of stores to cover--not the best sign for the future of music retailing in New York City. Befo ... More >>
"At No Fun I would say that ninety-five percent of the people are there to see the bands and for most of the bands, this is the most people they have ever played in front of. So the amount of energy feels completely different--the bar is much higher." Photo by Megan Ellis On Friday, Brooklyn nois ... More >>
Downtown innovators like White Out fight for survival in a brave, disquieting new world
A beloved noise fest now draws civilians, too
Painting the Whitehouse blank amid the grind and noise
Noise bands from Midwestern swing states rhyme their crunch, blare, squeaks, and moans