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Kurt Vile Bowery Ballroom 5/16/13 Kurt Vile is a golden god. We already knew he was a king, at least, but once he took the Bowery Ballroom stage last night in head-to-toe white denim as Violator Jesse Trbovich triumphantly pumped his guitar in the air, it was an absolute. The venue's house music s ... More >>
Tonight at BAM, Yoko Ono revives her Plastic Ono Band, after 30-odd years of hibernation, with fresh blood that includes some of her own (her son Sean's got a hand in it.) A gang of adventurous alt-rockers will frame her signature, pre-verbal, sound-speckled poetry at this dress rehearsal for ... More >>
So says Billboard, who we consider credible on this topic. Maura notes that a January release date surely helps, and just now Ke$ha did the grunt work of knocking off Susan Boyle. But still: Vampire Weekend. #1. In a land beyond the Internet. Haters intent on preventing this had better go buy ... More >>
Watching the shockingly good indie-teenager new-Kids flick Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, locals will delight in the movie’s elaborately rendered NYC indie-rock geography. This love letter to our downtown, in fact, provides the weirdly poignant hook for the slightly older contingent of us w ... More >>
Carnies, wolves, and goblin cocks transmogrify CMJ indie-rock fest