In New York's chaotic do-it-yourself music ecosystem, nothing is a given. A venue might combust as suddenly as easily a new one might spring up, making this list obsoleteyet that volatility is part of the venues' inherent uncivilized appeal. Who's to say where the next bunch of longhairs migh ... More >>
With anguished "scream sing," lyrical sax pyrotechnics, and a 16-piece ensemble engaged in a blustery dissonance, composer Matana Roberts has made one of the most arresting LPs of the yearlocal or otherwise. Her Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres (out now via Constellation) ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesFebruary 11, 1965, Vol. X, No. 17Movie JournalBy Jonas MekasSome people tell us: stay away from the Establishment; the Establishment will swallow you; you'll become the new Establishment.But I reason this way: There is a great beauty in Brakha ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing new and emerging MP3s from local talent. Recently, we've given you the Beets' "Don't Fit In My Head," the video for Motel Motel's "Coffee," and Werewolves' "Dora Gerson."
Liturgy's Hunter Hunt-Hendrix
Liturgy are the first black metal ba ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing new and emerging MP3s from local talent. Recently, we've given you the Beets' "Don't Fit In My Head" and the exclusive video for Motel Motel's "Coffee"
Brooklyn's Werewolves brandish psych textures like weapons. Black Mountaineers without the ... More >>
This week Bones, intrepid art-world raconteur, visits The Hugo Boss Prize 2008: Emily Jacir at the Guggenheim. It's the international hunk strikeforce vs. deep, sustained engagement in the life of a very mysterious man...
Courtesy the Guggenheim
Emily Jacir is the latest recipient of the Hugo Boss ... More >>