By Daniel Kohn
For music fans, there's nothing better than seeing your favorite band or checking out an up-and-coming act in person. While the records serve as a tangible finished product that fans can jam on until eternity, the live show experience explains more about a band than their recorded wo ... More >>
"There are two pigeons right there, so if I threw some bread and scared them off, I could turn that flutter sound into a Mannie Fresh snare roll." With that, Hot Sugar claps his hands and, as if on command, the two pigeons stop their strut through Tompkins Square Park to flap and flutter off. For a ... More >>
Björk debuted the video for "Crystalline," the first single from her upcoming album/app/experience Biophilia, this morning, and the Michel Gondry-directed clip has a somewhat lo-fi charm about it; the beats and chimes and other musical elements divined by the Icelandic singer create the pul ... More >>
Earlier today, the National released a video for the song "Think You Can Wait," from the "quirky" Paul Giamatti film Win Win. The video is a misguided combination of film dialogue transposed over a staged performance (the YouTube comments have already begun trashing it, and Matt Berninger's voice ... More >>
Mavis Staples: For kids aged 8-80. Photo by Chris Strong.In this week's Village Voice, Amy Linden talks with soul icon/golden girl Mavis Staples about her collaboration with Jeff Tweedy, and David Cotner profiles local wailer Shilpa Ray.
Ellen Silverman PhotographyYesterday, we talked to Michael Anthony, executive chef at Gramercy Tavern, about the James Beards, his most embarrassing kitchen moment, and the advent of ramps.
Today, in the second half of the interview, find out how Anthony feels about health care, the mayor's ... More >>
Fujiya & Miyagi/School of Seven Bells
Le Poisson Rouge
Tuesday, February 17
I swear I got this bizarre neural disorder where everything I hear lately sounds like Flight of the Conchords. Hot Chip... those Lonely Island boys... and now Fujiya & Miyagi, the English dudes with the Japanese name doi ... More >>