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 >>