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Get down with two diy stars
The New Ohio hosts the old Coney Island
Tombstones, a collection of songs guitarist and composer Michael Pisaro describes as "an indeterminate, experimental piece for voice," has been a work-in-progress for the past six years. Nine of the 20 songs by the CalArts professor and leading figure of the Wandelweiser Group (an international grou ... More >>
John Peck has an irresistible post on McSweeney's today, listing ideal sandwich components for various bands. For example, this gem: Pink Floyd: Amethyst-rubbed pork, asparagus jelly, moon-dried tomatoes, pumpernickel.
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musicianfinishes this weekend, with the Round of 32 kicking off Monday. (The schedule and results so far are here; the fu ... More >>
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musiciancontinues to chug along, and you get to help choose who makes it to Round Two. This morning's first match puts the a ... More >>
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musiciancontinues, and you get to vote on who makes it to Round Two. This face-off pits two evenly matched heavyweights: lea ... More >>
To supplement this year's Pazz & Jop launch, Sound of the City asked a few critics to expand on the reasonings behind their voting. We'll start off the series with Seth Colter Walls of New York City, who has a constant itch to do the deep dive and find the single-voter albums out there. Find his bal ... More >>
The 2011 edition of Da Capo's annual anthology Best Music Writing which this year was guest edited by The New Yorker classical writer and The Rest Is Noise author Alex Ross; Daphne Carr has been the series editor since 2006contains 32 essays and is augmented by a a jumbo-sized "Other N ... More >>
The sonic muses of Terry Winters, Lisa Yuskavage, John Chiara, Jaime Hernandez, Demetrius Oliver, and James Casebere
Brought to you by an Englishman with a big crush on the Big Apple
Keep your fingers crossed for "Alison"
A group show brings writers and artists together
Merce Cunningham, one of the world's best-known choreographers, died this weekend at the age of 90. From the beginnings of his career he was involved with forward-looking collaborators (Martha Graham, John Cage), and persisted in experiments, sometimes based on chance, with the limits of the form ... More >>
--The Monsters of Folk will hit the road this fall. The band, consisting of Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis, alongside M. Ward and My Morning Jacket's Jim James (got that?), will perform as a band, switching off instruments and vocal duties. They'll play New York twice: November 6 at ... More >>
Opera Jawa is the Indonesian morality musical of the year
A play built from the poetry of the everyday
Revisiting choreography of the 'American Century'
An ecstatic, tear-bursting evening in Björk's pagan gospel church
Touring the frustrating but frequently brilliant Sonic Youth archives
Stephen Kuusisto's new memoir trades sight for vision
Old dog Merce Cunnigham shows off new tricks
Krazy Kat and Vegetable Sex to greet the fall season
A fertile ocean floods the city, and green Massachusetts plays host to an urban legend
Good artists, bad shows: Can difficult art sidestep the tricky Vito Acconci syndrome?
Pretender contenders: US Department of Art and Technology plays house of representatives
A City Streetscape, a Friendly Struggle, and a Spanish Community
Margaret Lancaster's Flute Ranges From Techno to Tap
Nam June Paik Lights Up Rockefeller Center
Music Boxes and Photocells in a Land Beyond Time
Daniel Lentzs New Label Unleashes the Most Seductive Music Around
Kicking Off Fall With a Spirit Journey
The 51 (or So) Greatest Avant-Garde Moments