One of Fabolous' 23 victims. (Note: number is approximate.)Well, we survived another April Fool's Day, a/k/a the worst Internet day of the year, casting aside this year's wan hoaxes and getting to the good stuff: Fucked Up, sued by an energy-drink juggernaut for bad-mouthing SXSW? Hilarious! ... More >>
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Buzz-folkies Here We Go Magic are returning in June with their second album, Pigeons. It's a monster release for the Brooklyn band--their first for Secretly Canadian, their first as a five-piece ban ... More >>
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Wyclef's Yele charity has recently drawn a firestorm of criticism, but he's not the only musical figure trying to mobilize folks and funds on behalf of Haiti. There's also an impressive number of benefit concerts and music events happening in the cit ... More >>
Photo of the Phenomenal Hand Clap Band by Rebecca Smeyne, of course
Partially atoning for the basically unforgivable sin of actually requiring everyone who wants to go to next week's Roots/Drake/Passion Pit Webster Hall extravaganza to wear hideous Diesel jeans in order just to receive an invitatio ... More >>
It's our country's birthday this weekend. Thursday, the Celebrate Brooklyn festival hosts Puetro Rican pop star Obie Bermudez at the Bandshell; he paid his dues working a Bronx laundromat job for three years. Luke Temple earned his weight by pulling hours at a candy store; Friday, he fronts Here We ... More >>