Space was the place for a pair of stellar yet utterly different multimedia works that enjoyed their New York premieres this week. Way Uptown, installation artist Rirkrit Tiravanija transformed the Park Avenue Armory into a sternly minimalist lunar viewing station for Karlheinz Stockhausen's eight-ch ... More >>
Dres still loves "The Humpty Dance," just like the rest of us.Few hip-hop songs rival the mass-anthemic appeal of Black Sheep's "The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)." A tweaked incarnation of an album track on M.C. Dres and producer Mista Lawnge's 1991 debut A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, it endeare ... More >>
Not last night, but you get the idea.Clare and the Reasons are terrifyingly cute. They could destroy all worlds of lesser cuteness, blasting apart their molecules like Oppenheimer, and the band displayed this menace instantly via their stage props: brittle bundles of winter foliage, washboard ... More >>
This week is the Voice's Best of NYC issue, our annual opportunity to bestow arbitrary awards like Best Rapper Twitter Feed and Best Radio DJ. In turn, we asked a few of our favorite New Yorkers to name their favorite local things.
Jay a/k/a DJ Good Times is the one on the right.
Jay Belin is th ... More >>
To be reductive for a moment: If Crystal Castles are basement dance and Crystal Stilts are basement Warhol, then Crystal Antlers are basement psych--Hendrix and the Stooges played too loud in mildewed spaces too small to contain the band's throbbing sound. The band's debut release, 2008's EP, and ... More >>