Better Than: That very drunk slice of Buffalo Chicken Pizza you had last night. Chromeo has crept into our consciousness more and more over the past few years. In 2007 the group released Fancy Footwork, their second studio album but their first one-two punch to our conception of what an alternative ... More >>
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For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
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Skream is one of dubsteps authority figures, someone whose forward-thinking has turned him from a bedroom beat-maker into a super-producer within the Brit-pop arena. After spending 10 years helping build one of the most influential sounds to come out of Great Britain, he has become the genre's poste ... More >>
Chris Webby Irving Plaza Thursday, December 29 Better than: A Republican debate. Chris Webby has "203" inked across his right side, a gothic "Connecticut" burned into the skin beneath his neck. There are the scattered images of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mario Brothers and Transformers a ... More >>
"Not to knock on dubstep, but it's -- and deservedly so -- got such a reputation to be this kind of testosterone-driven, bro-down music, that you forget that there are a lot of beautiful, melodic songs out there." The bass-heavy U.K. phenomenon known as dubstep began life as a niche genre, c ... More >>
The Martinez Brothers rock Good Units, 2010's best place to dance. Photo by Puja Patel.The best thing about living in New York is that there's never a lack of things to do. We've given up countless hours of sleep to go see our favorite DJs, catch late-night shows, peek into neighborhood hango ... More >>
Does this man have another classic in him?Dr. Dre's long, long awaited Detox has received its latest release date, this time via a press release from Interscope's London office guaranteeing that hip-hop's most-awaited album will touch down on "February 2011." The project's first single, "Kush ... More >>
"Surprise performance in NYC tomorrow," La Roux's Elly Jackson tweeted yesterday. "Ill be performing a few songs in a secret location." Well, now we know where: 3 p.m., at Times Square's Renaissance Hotel. How this is going to work we have no idea, but anthemic English synth-pop and Times Square m ... More >>
Birthday party revelers. Pics by Puja, more below.When Flashing Lights began two years ago, we couldn't help but think it was some sort of inside joke. For a dance party that featured "house, disco, techno, and rave", the cast of characters (residents Catchdubs, DJ Ayres, and Jubilee) made se ... More >>
Just an example of the clientele here. Pics by Puja, more below.Electric Zoo Day II Randall's Island Sunday, September 5 Not only did this Labor Day weekend mark the last day to wear white without glares of disapproval, it also brought Made Event's second-annual Electric Zoo festival ... More >>
The man had a long week. After finishing a new song with Beyoncé at 5 a.m., Kanye decided he should debut it on the radio the following afternoon. He really did it. The next night he played a secret show at New York City club The Box, in which everyone was required to wear formal attire, par ... More >>
Jennifer WildThe Chicago-based poet Michael Robbins is heroin for literary nerds and music nerds alike. Britney Spears, Pink, and Buju Banton have all crashed the gates of Robbins's poetry, which began appearing last year in the New Yorker; his newest piece in that magazine, "Lust For Life" ( ... More >>
If you're desperate for La Roux's sensuous electro-pop, you're not alone: Good luck cracking tonight's sold-out Webster Hall show. The Internet can always find a way. But if it can't, whip out your killer dance moves at Brooklyn Bowl, where Black Keys-endorsed crew Royal Bangs (to your left) ... More >>
A solemn tribute to once-hot-shit trends that (mostly) won't be joining us in the '10s
British synth-pop duo take Manhattan