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Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks, iCals, sticky notes, and religious shrines, because the ultimate guide to free summer concerts in New York City is here! Seriously, scroll down and don't be stingy - share with your friends. Concerts aren't fun without friends. Just ask the lucky gal above e ... More >>
Tom Van Buskirk, the thoughtful Los Angeles-based half of polyglot pan-tropical duo Javelin, has some mixed feelings about social media. "When I follow someone on Twitter and all I get is a barrage of RT's or straight-up PR shit, it kind of offends me, and they never know. It's just funny that we pu ... More >>
Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang Ginny's Supper Club (at Red Rooster) Tuesday, August 7 Better than: Being an extra in a spy thriller. Clearly, I'm a bit more of a diva than Sierra Leonean singer-songwriter Ahmed Janka Nabay. The setting for his record release party last night could barely have been ... More >>
After a pretty lousy 2010 the concert-promotion crew JellyNYC has taken leave of the Williamsburg waterfront and announced Rock Beach, a summer series of concerts at the all-the-way-out-there Aviator Sports Complex kicking off with a July 9 show starring Penguin Prison, Wild Yaks, Janka Nabay and t ... More >>
Santiago FelipeNine 11 Thesaurus Bushwick five-piece Nine 11 Thesaurus are the feel-good Odd Future--19-to-22-year-olds with a punkish ferocity crashing arty loft shows, rapping over distorted bursts of indie-noise and lo-fi fuzz. But unlike the west coast bomb-throwers, Nine 11's lyrics (as their ... More >>
Naturally, this record shows up quite a bitAs our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City winds down, we thought we'd reach out to a bunch of musicians with a simple question: What's your favorite Dylan song?
A Sierra Leone superstar finds a new place to preach his country's musical gospel
Cee Lo Green: Nice, not gnarly. Photo by Kai Regan.In this week's Village Voice, Amy Linden asks if The Lady Killer and "Fuck You" will finally turn Cee Lo Green into an actual solo superstar, Jesse Jarnow talks with Sierra Leone superstar Janka Nabay about his relocation to the Brooklyn, Ric ... More >>
It's officially fall, y'all. And while that means, unfortunately, that Pavement Week has come to a close, we have a full schedule of dance-y affairs to keep you busy through the weekend. For the most part, we'll recommend you stay city-side. That is, unless seeing Zach Baron play black metal ... More >>
We'll get it out of the way early: This weekend is all about Saturday's Mad Decent Block Party. And even though we think Diesel is responsible for the worst marketing campaign of all time, you should drop by tonight's in-store pre-party anyway. From 5 to 7 p.m., saucy rapper Maluca tries her hand ... More >>