This weekend the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival once again descends upon the northwest corner of Williamsburg for the sixth year running, and it's expanding from two nights to four for Veteran's Day, including a pre-party Thursday at Output. This year's lineup promises another eclectic mix of es ... More >>
Better Than: Watching two full days of rock docs. At the 12th annual EMP Pop Conference at Tisch School of the Arts on Friday afternoon, Princeton professor Alexandra Vazquez was presenting on Superstorm Sandy, remaining structures of colonialism, and Cuban-American salsa singer La Lupe, also k ... More >>
Jace Clayton, who usually performs and records as DJ/ rupture, is applying for a job he knows he's not going to get. He wants to impersonate Julius Eastman, an obscure gay African-American composer, pianist, and vocalist from the late 20th century. Unfortunately, there were a lot of applicants for t ... More >>
Here are the 10 best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
At Housing Works in Soho. Starring Greil Marcus, Jace Clayton, Carrie Brownstein, Josh Eels, Charles Taylor, Jace Clayton, Paul Ford, Nick Sylvester, Bill Hogeland, and Jesse Serwer. The dude who wrote that rad essay about being a schoolteacher in New Orleans and how much his students revered ... More >>
--Tickets for the October 16-18 New Yorker Festival, which will feature plenty of musicians--Neko Case, Bon Iver, Loudon Wainwright III, Ian Hunter, Jace Clayton, and Melvin Gibbs, to name a few----and a really ace concert at the Bell House with Liturgy and Dirty Projectors, are on sale now. ... More >>
The New Yorker Festival, the annual and upwardly-mobilely priced arts and culture series, has announced most of its 2009 line-up. The relevant, music-related graf in the press release: "Pop-music offerings will include interviews with and performances by Neko Case, Bon Iver, Steve Earle, an ... More >>
Turkish composer and Harvard grad pump up the volume