Did you know that there are people out there--kids, mostly--who can't tell Pearl Jam and Hootie and the Blowfish apart? No, seriously, we've witnessed it with our own eyes. See also: You Are Old: Pearl Jam Twenty
"I'll be there for you … and others in our census bracket"
Come 2014-2015, New Yorkers are going to be able to meet Miss Piggy in the ... felt. On Monday, the Museum of the Moving Image and Mayor Bloomberg announced the creation of a new gallery that will house 400 puppets, costumes, props, and miscellany donated by the family of Jim Henson, the visionary b ... More >>
In 2012, the Voice doled out honors to David Earl Buddin, tabbing him New York's Best Composer for very good reason: he's a beer-swillin', chain-smokin', gloriously prolific pioneer of electronic music and ringleader of the honky tonkin' trio of high rolling drunkards, American Liberty League. As ... More >>
After Kelly Clarkson went to No. 1 on Billboard's Country Songs chart last year with the Jason Aldean duet "Don't You Wanna Stay," I wondered hopefully if the Texas-born pop star would finally go country with her next album. So I was a little disappointed a few months later, when she debuted the bla ... More >>
Both fun.'s "We Are Young" and Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know." topped the Hot 100 and the Alternative Songs chart, and did so in quick succession. The success of both those songs after a number of years when songs from the Alternative Songs chart seemed to be almost completely absent from po ... More >>
Saturday afternoon I spent some time at the Beacon Theater for a matinee performance by the British boy band One Direction, who played three shows (two at the Beacon, one at the Izod Center) in the area over the course of the long weekend. It was an extended version of the opening set they played at ... More >>
Lady Antebellum w/Darius Rucker, Thompson Square Radio City Music Hall Thursday, March 3 Better than: Most things that can actually be described as antebellum. Two years ago, "Need You Now" pushed Lady Antebellum, a soulful country trio with a chart-topping record and single, out of Nashville and ... More >>
Critic, author, radio show co-host, professional R. Kelly antagonizer, and all-around polarizing pop-music raconteur Jim DeRogatis announced his resignation from the Chicago Sun-Times late yesterday, where's he held down the pop-critic spot for nearly two decades, give or take a brief, unhappy sti ... More >>
The Tiger Woods scandal gave us lots and lots and lots of pleasure in 2009, but in recent weeks the sexed-up sports star has been keeping a low profile and hence not nearly as much easy to make fun of. So it is with relief we report that the National Enquirer allegedly has photographs allegedly of W ... More >>
They definitely beat RYAN SEACREST with HIS New Year's Eve coverage.KATHY was manically chatty as usual, serving Poppers jokes and telling ANDERSON her resolution was "To get you to say 'balls' more," as the silver fox giggled like a schoolboy.As if things weren't foofy enough, they'd cut to segment ... More >>
Atlanta's Roy Owens Jr. just can't click-start
Darius Rucker proves that inoffensiveness still has its heartland place
Electing the Pop Star in Chief
''I can't believe that all the underground insanity I skanked around for years now comprises cute touristy entertainment.''
A Revival Tries To Make History of Its Own