Ronnie Spector says hello to ? and the Mysterians. All photos by Rebecca Smeyne.And so it came to pass on Saturday that the exalted Lincoln Center became a venue for a bunch of aging, outré Detroit musicians. Blame Ponderosa Stomp, the 501(c) 3-certified cultural organization dedicated to th ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Naming themselves after an MC5 song was no simple posturing: Sister Anne are "soul-punk" fire-spitters, and pretty much Brooklyn's best approximation of Detroit. On the handful of songs the band has ... More >>
In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Here's Robert Christgau's titanic 1984 piece on arena rock, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson and the complicated place where all three meet.
Working the Crowd
By Robert Christgau
If you'd told me five years ago that I'd will ... More >>