Peter Murphy

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    The Ten Best Concerts in New York This Week, 5/6/13

    Here's your carefully crafted guide to blowing your paycheck this week.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Bauhaus' Peter Murphy: "Doctors Give Out Antidepressants Like Smarties or M&Ms Now"

    Nearly four decades ago, frontman Peter Murphy and his bandmates in Bauhaus recorded what Murphy calls the "'Stairway to Heaven' of the post-punk period." But with the release of that tune, "Bela Lugosi's Dead," Bauhaus innovated a form of avant-garde rock that would influence artists ranging from l ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    One Night Only: The Velvet Underground Pay Tribute to Nico and Allen Ginsberg

    Tonight, fans of the Velvet Underground will get to see their idols pay tribute to two of their most revered friends and collaborators--just not on the same stage. At Housing Works, Lou Reed will be celebrating the vinyl and digital re-issue of Allen Ginsberg's FIRST BLUES. Across the East River, Jo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 22, 2012


    The Gothfather hits Brooklyn

  • Voice Choices

    June 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Premiere: ARMS, "Heat & Hot Water"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Will Calcutt​Brooklyn trio ARMS (all caps, please) is the tasteful, affable, basement-brewed indie-pop guise of Harlem Shakes guitarist Todd Goldstein. Before breaking up in September of last year, H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Tonight! Monday

    A long weekend brings a slow Monday. For the Wallflowers at Irving Plaza, accept Greil Marcus's digestion of God Says Nothing Back, which could describe most any of the band's songs: "With a stoic backbeat and Jakob Dylan's fatalistic way of biting off his words, this is the sound of someone thinki ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 24, 2009
  • Music

    October 17, 2006

    Oh My Goth!

    Born Under the Sign of Satyrn

  • NYC Life

    September 27, 2005

    Death Becomes Her

    Goth goes from the mall to the runway

  • Music

    September 14, 2004

    My Night to Howl

    Metal carnivores conceptualize in the land of ice and snow

  • Music

    August 19, 2003
  • Music

    March 26, 2002

    The Gothfathers, Part II

    From Bauhaus to Our House

  • Music

    January 30, 2001
  • Specials

    September 29, 1998