Try out 'The Big Boing' at the BRIC House
Here are the 10 best concerts to check out around the city this week, in no particular order.
It's been more than 30 years since Mark Stewart's anarchic punk/post punk band The Pop Group made improbable hits out of challenging listening like "We Are All Prostitutes" and "She is Beyond Good and Evil," songs that ride taut, funk-inflected basslines as atonal saxophones, screeching guitars, and ... More >>
All Tomorrow's Parties: I'll Be Your Mirror Asbury Park, NJ September 30-October 2 Better than: Your favorite worn-out band tee. Timelessness isn't a foresight. Most experiences can't predict their own longevity, and as much as any creator strives to avoid miring his or her work in a dated exterio ... More >>
--The onetime musician Ryan Adams, whose next new book of poetry, Hello Sunshine, just landed on top of his last one, Infinity Blues, at SOTC HQ, is taking his act to the Awl, where he'll be reviewing video games. Ahem: "Playing Gorf is like getting wasted, or what I remember about getting wa ... More >>
via fogindex's photostreamFriday night brought about the first ever staging of composer Terry Riley's epochal "In C" on the Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, a celebration of the 40th anniversary of its release on long-playing LP in the late 60s. From "In C"'s debut on, Riley's humble, infinitely var ... More >>
The Negro Problem's Stew brings his indie musical to the Public Theater
Dubble Indemnity for a Pair of Artfucks Unlocking Dancehall's Door
Im Throwing You a Party, Please Come
Tony Conrad: One-Idea Composer or Late Bloomer?
Glenn Branca and Friends Shake the Brooklyn Bridge
Chuma on the Beach