Everyone has different preferences in strippers. Beverly likes the girl with blown out flower tattoos and cheap hair extensions who looks like a biker's girlfriend. Also: the pale, thin, red haired girl with a mole on her tiny ass. One friend likes the tattooed babe with the mohawk, and actually get ... More >>
Some DJs are quiet, let-the-music-do-the-talking types, but not Jonathan Toubin. Interviewed for this week's Voice profile, the 4Knots Music Festival Afterparty host was enthusiastic and opinionated, generating a novella's worth of transcript. More highlights from our conversation are below, as Toub ... More >>
After a lengthy recovery from a freak accident where a car crashed through a hotel room and landed on him while he was asleep, Jonathan Toubin is ready to thrill crowds with his deeply dug musical selections again. His New York Night Train party will make its triumphant return to Brooklyn Bowl on Ma ... More >>
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images.
Maybe it was just the warm weather messing with my head, but everyone in New York seemed a little bit friskier this weekend. From the black-clad romantics swaying back and ... More >>
Tickets for the 2012 iteration of All Tomorrow's Parties' I'll Be Your Mirror Festivalhappening September 21-23 in Asbury Park, and headlined by the reformed Afghan Whigsgo on sale on Monday morning, and the festival has released a partial list of who's scheduled to play the three-day ... More >>
Jonathan Toubin Benefit Show: Chain And The Gang, 5 Dollar Priest, Eleanor Friedberger, Nicole Atkins, Dorit Chrysler and theremin, Shilpa Ray, An American Dream, TWO TEARS
Music Hall of Williamsburg
Thursday, January 12
Jonathan Toubin plays rock and soul records, but unfamiliar ones, songs that h ... More >>
A benefit for the storied New York DJ Jonathan Toubin, who's still recuperating from the freak accident in which he was hit by a taxi while asleep in a Portland hotel room earlier this month, will take place on January 12 at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Among those on the quite-stuffed bill: C ... More >>
Eleanor LoganCertainly you've heard that New York's very own soul-and-rock DJ Jonathan Toubin was injured in a freak accident where a taxi crashed into his Portland hotel room and landed on top of him while he slept. As the kind of guy who knows all his local bodega owners, DJs in four states in six ... More >>
Mark Ibold, still happier about the Pavement reunion than you areSo Chavez is reuniting, or whatever you want to call it. A Pavement reunion just dominated most of last week in New York City. Before that, it was a never-dissolved-but-certainly-largely-inactive Superchunk. In the past few year ... More >>
Yup, that's an Amebix t-shirt. Photo by Mark HewkoThis weekend, Ted Leo returns to the Voice's annual Siren Music Festival for the record-setting third time, after performing in 2003 and DJing back in 2008. In anticipation, we called him up to talk about the rumors of his impending retirement ... More >>
We're gonna explain who this mischievous dude is in a second. His name is Ben Rayner. Photo via Vice.Some backstory here: At last year's ATP New York, VBS.TV's Ian Svenonius goaded Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon to uncharacteristically attack their labelmates and fellow punk rock ... More >>
In the week Rush Limbaugh called us "some magazine," we invited our friend Status Ain't Hood back for a day. Oh, and right: Congrats Tom!
Interviews: Wavves' Nathan Williams on drugs and the beach, Albert Maysles on HBO's new Grey Gardens, Ian Svenonius on Kanye West and his new band, C ... More >>
"Kanye West hasn't really done anything worthwhile--except maybe musically, I haven't heard him. But he hasn't overthrown the government."
Ian Svenonius has come a long way since Sassy Magazine first dubbed him the "Sassiest Boy in America" in 1991. The D.C. singer has never been anythi ... More >>
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Fluxtumblr posts The Ian Svenonius Anthology, which has sucked at least an hour out of our day and sparked some fierce internal monologue argument as to the relative merits of "The Sound of Jazz to Come" (left off) versus "Last Train to Cool" (included) versus Cupid Car Club (one s ... More >>