Robyn and Röyksopp,-- a pair of acts self-described as "most killingest pop star on the planet" and "two-headed Norwegian monster" respectively -- are bringing their tremendous live show to Pier 97 this week, in support of their first collaborative EP Do It Again. It's not the first time Robyn has ... More >>
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Dance to Four Tet at Terminal 5
Singles were added to the Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics' poll for the music of 1979 issue. Before that, only albums were ranked in the poll, which began in 1971, then stopped for three years before returning for good in early 1975 to recap the music of 1974. Here's a rundown of the top ten singl ... More >>
Cruise through this index of the Voice's top ten albums from 1971 through 2013, according to its annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll, started by Robert Christgau. The poll has run every year since '71, except for a three-year hiatus after that first year. The prominence of legacy artists on the inaugu ... More >>
Rolling down from "The Deep"
Shawn BrackbillThe Brooklyn quintet Twin Sister will release their first full-length In Heaven on September 27, but the first taste, the burbling, sugary "Bad Street," is tailor-made for a steamy day like today. Lead singer Andrea Estella sweetly asks for her paramour to feed her stories and ... More >>
Like many of her peers, she discovered the sound of being a grown woman
style.comL.A.M.B.If there were a venn diagram of the final three shows we saw for Fashion Week, the central overlap would simply read "these are clothes" - because beyond the very basic scale of function, these designers had absolutely nothing in common in terms of aesthetic, quality, or succ ... More >>
Three-day weekend ahead for most of us, which is another reason to file over to Sunday night's spectacularly loaded tribute to too-soon departed Ari Up at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Even without the excuse, there's so much planned to honor the riot-grrrl ancestor on the eve of what would have ... More >>
Time to burn that rink to the ground
Critics' polls have evolved and arguably withered lately, but at least we didn't vote for Timbuk 3
A master of puppets recruits lost souls then gets forlorn
Spawn of multiculti L.A. underground serve up Wal-Mart hip-pop to iShuffle Generation
Sass, radical chic, and the inevitable emanation of shanty house theory, but is that enough?
The most commendable political compilation of a watershed year for official liberalism