You can't really know where you're headed unless you know where you've been. For that reason, we're taking a look back at Pazz & Jop 2012 to drill down into the ballots of contributors and voters who participated. Maybe amongst the rubble we'll find clues about what lies ahead for music lovers in 20 ... More >>
Since "King Without A Crown" hit the Top 40 chart in 2005 and the world received a formal introduction to his Hasidic rock and reggae explorations, Matisyahu has observed Hanukkah with a handful of shows in and around New York City. This year, he took his Festival of Light on the road, kicking off t ... More >>
PHOTOS: Sunday at Catalpa
Catalpa NYC: Snoop Dogg, Black Keys, Matt & Kim, Matisyahu, A$AP Rocky, Hercules & Love Affair, TV On The Radio, Girl Talk, et al.
Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29
Better than: Arguing over an iPod's shuffle function.
Music festivals without a histor ... More >>
The Beastie Boys' Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 comes out Tuesday. But beyond the trio's newest collection of raffish rap japes, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz--the Beastie who isn't going gray and who isn't rumored to be related to Saved By The Bell's Screech Powers--has been steadily carving out a nic ... More >>
St. Vincent, Britt Daniel, Bon Iver, Zach Galifianakis, Janeane Garofalo, and more
Haiti Benefit @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
Saturday, January 23
BrooklynVegan might best be known for having the most obnoxious commenters in the entire music blogosphere (which, in fairness, is certainly no small ... More >>
We bleed for this thing. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.In the week Jay-Z went all the way to the top of the singles list on our 2009 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll, the rapper told SOTC that his two favorite songs of last year both came from Kings of Leon. With an honorable mention tip of the cap to the ... More >>
Yes, ladies and gentlemen, midtown's preeminent social media-savvy and James Knowles-curated boutique hotel, the Roger Smith, is running a special promotion in the month of January. Please welcome #Rogersrooms and Matisyahu! Confused? So are we:
Pic by Puja PatelNYC's Twestival (Twitter festival, get it?) went down Saturday at Brooklyn Bowl, raising money for Bronx-based charity Camp Interactive, which means there was at least one good thing about it.
--If you somehow haven't heard Album, the sublime glazed-over debut by San Francisco's Girls, Impose and Insound are holding a listening party for the record--and for fellow Matador signees Times New Viking's Born Again Revisited--at Bruar Falls in Williamsburg next Wednesday, September 16th. ... More >>
So in addition to Matisyahu and Cold Cave, you can see the Rapture for free tonight, too! One imagines this is only the tip of the iceberg as far as events go tonight, but one also imagines that to delve much further into the addled logic of these Fashion's Night Out parties and their random ... More >>
"I think there are good pop culture references and bad pop culture references. I don't want to be Family Guy. I don't want it to be just a bunch of disconnected pop culture randomness."
Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The Onion's A.V. Club and the author of the New York Times-approved ... More >>