Editor's note: In "Tweets Is Watching," Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. A$AP Ferg is gearing up for the release of his Trap Lord mixtape, which should build on the success of his anthem-in-the-making "Work" and establish him as the ... More >>
California expats find themselves a clubhouse in NYC
Films about your favorite recreational activity. No, the other one.
Michael Becker/FOXFarewell, Jacob. It always happens. My end-to-end favorite contestant has never, ever won American Idol. They usually do pretty well, but they always flame out within a few weeks of the finish line because of some combination of nerves, bad choices, mass bad taste, and the f ... More >>
This picture is from Arcade Fire's Tumblr, where it's captioned "Win jumping up and down, thanking the world." Because why wouldn't it be?Radiohead may have already surpassed last night's Grammys as the au currant news of an indie-rock world that is all of a sudden drowning in good tidings, b ... More >>
SOTC buddy Ryan Dombal gets to the bottom of Dinosaur Jr.'s video for "I'm Over It," in which the band's three aging members do obviously stunt-doubled tricks on one skateboard and two BMX bikes. Except some of it--and not just the part where J. Mascis awkwardly cruises into the frame, and then si ... More >>
Back for its third year, the ever-growing book fest aims for some international flair
On their great new album, Brooklyn's best band explores why Catholic girls start much too early