By Katherine Turman
It's only taken Bettye LaVette 50 years to become an overnight success. Yet at 66, the saucy soul singer still laments, "That was my biggest grievance--I just want somebody to say my damn name. Even if you say something bad, just say my name."
Since her first single in 1962- ... More >>
Don't expect much news (or even set times) from the Sunday Supplement, the on-site newspaper for the All Tomorrow's Parties festival this weekend, edited by Brooklyn-based duo Tall Firs. The group, composed of Aaron Mullan and Dave Mies, has become something like a house band for the festival, and t ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in this planet's many happenings, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. To break down the chaos, a few of Village ... More >>
Boubacar Traore w/Zongo Junction
The Bell House
Tuesday, September 27
Better than: Eric Clapton's probably inevitable African blues record.
Sly Stone offers one possible method for dealing with celebrity: get famous, sell your royalties and squander your money, drop out of sig ... More >>
Another time at MSG
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Madison Square Garden
July 28, 2010
Tom Petty looks like an anorexic monkey, and his voice is so nasal it makes Bob Dylan sound like a death-metal grunter. But he's a hell of a songwriter, and the Heartbreakers are one of the two or thre ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesSeptember 17, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 48The Animals in NYBy Sally KemptonWith American hysteria over English rock-and-roll singers reaching new heights, the purveyors of entertainment for the young last week booked a series of English acts in two r ... More >>