In Washington state, where I live, marijuana is legal and sold in special stores. This poses an interesting quandary for parents. Do you: (a) raise pot in the vein of beer when discussing it with your children, or (b) embrace the federal standard and advise that they abstain from it altogether, unti ... More >>
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
Enjoy rockers old and new
Surfer Blood play Cake Shop during last year's CMJ. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.Hey, remember last year, when we predicted that the stresses of Surfer Blood's twelve different CMJ shows would cause the band to self-destruct? Um, that's not at all what happened. Instead, the Florida band rode thei ... More >>
This will seem strange, but the Oscars were not even a week ago. Not that they were all that memorable--at this point, we only retain a foggy recollection, something about a Beck song and James Franco recommending a certain book on the red carpet... To be fair, a lot's happened since. Tom Jones was ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
How an appalling tune will finally make you appreciate them
A Southern rocker's B-movie beatitudes smoothly lure and detour
Semi-unreconstructed Southern rockers keep playing the only thing worth playing
Sundry New South up-and-comers turn lifers before our very ears, and survive it to boot
Where the fuck is for example the Z100, gangsta-rock, and Merina-Senegalese fusion?
"I'm Never Wrong" vs. "This Is What I'm Good At"
Hey Get Ya Mom a Crazy Milkshake in Da Club
Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death