You can keep your fancy-pants Pitchfork criticism. For my money -- and believe me, I have none of it -- the finest music prose isn't some college boy's flower-power review of the new long player by England's hottest beat group. It's not some hepcat rap blogger carving up Weezy's toots with a silver ... More >>
Hunter S. Thompson, in his landmark book, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, said that "every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened." Re ... More >>
In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline.
New York City rap veteran Cormega is currently readying up his latest album, the Large Professor-produced Mega Philosophy. During a quick bout of recording downtime, we got him ... More >>
By Liz Tracy
Most of the people we met on the S.S. Coachella had never been on a cruise before. Like us, they weren't so sure what to pack or how to dress for three days of awkwardly saying hi to their favorite bands on a floating building at sea. But, like the festival, the fans also brought their ... More >>
"It feels amazing to be here tonight," the Antlers' Peter Silberman announced to a packed Terminal 5 on Friday night. "This is such a well-put-together event." It felt pretty amazing for me, too, since up until an hour previously I didn't think I was going to get on the press ... More >>
via the Daily NewsA man fell from an Upper West Side building earlier today and lived to say how badly it hurts to plunge seven stories onto a red Dodge Charger.
"My leg! My leg!" the man, whose name has not been released, screamed after crashing through the car's back window, according to t ... More >>
The loneliness of a former property owner. Photo by Raquel M. Horn.Rap mogul turned downtown striver Damon Dash may be resurrected in the pages of this week's Voice, in which Ben Detrick chronicles the executive's self-reinvention as a cuddly Warhol figure, but the past isn't quite through wi ... More >>