Influentialalbums.com is a "quiz" one of your Facebook friends might've posted, boasting "Very few people own 70 or more. How many have you got?" and listing 100 albums ranging from the duh (Blonde on Blonde, Pet Sounds) to the hmmm (Gerry Rafferty? Felt??) to the genuinely bizarre (well, see below) ... More >>
Psychic Ills have been a New York zone-out institution for a few years now; back in 2006, the Voice even named them the best psych-rock band in New York. And while their musical output has certainly remained nothing short of impressivea 12-inch through Australia's Spring Press imprint, ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Silent League photo by Noah KalinaBrooklyn chamber-pop band the Silent League deal in enormous hooks and enormous sounds--think indie maximalists Flaming Lips or Arcade Fire, wrapped in the blurry f ... More >>
Black Moth Super Rainbow
South Street Seaport
Friday, July 24
If your frontman insists on sitting cross-legged on the floor onstage, singing into a vocoder and essentially hidden from view behind the monitors, it only makes sense to hire a dude to wear a Sasquatch suit (complete with disquieting ... More >>