For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
On the occasion of prog-rock titans Yes--sans singer Jon Anderson, sure, but still pretty damn Yes-sy--coming to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury Wednesday night [8pm] to play their classic platters The Yes Album, Close to the Edge AND Going for the One in their entireties, we got in touch with perhaps ... More >>
Every year it's a guarantee someone will grouse about record labels and musicians never taking risks anymore, and never producing anything exciting or unique. While that's probably true to a certain extent, it's not been true in much of 2013. For instance, first there was Kanye West's Yeezus and the ... More >>
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
Better Than: Watching two full days of rock docs. At the 12th annual EMP Pop Conference at Tisch School of the Arts on Friday afternoon, Princeton professor Alexandra Vazquez was presenting on Superstorm Sandy, remaining structures of colonialism, and Cuban-American salsa singer La Lupe, also k ... More >>
What happens when the dreamy but difficult-to-understand Chef Eric Ripert is joined in the kitchen by the surprisingly political Pink Floyd frontman, Roger Waters? Why, they cook shellfish on YouTube's Reserve channel, of course.
Tomorrow is a big day for outdoor live music in New York City! The CBGB Festival is throwing a free show in Times Square with Superchunk, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, the Hold Steady, and Seattle Weekly columnist Duff McKagan's Loaded; it's also sponsoring the SummerStage show at Central Park with Guid ... More >>
Bowerbirds w/ Dry The River Bowery Ballroom Friday, March 23 Better than: A Pink Floyd laser show. When I walked into Bowery Ballroom late Friday night, I did not expect to be stepping into an iTunes visualizer. Alas, Bowerbirds have incorporated a verifiable light showcomplete with Merriwe ... More >>
Cold War films of desperate abandon
Just an example of the clientele here. Pics by Puja, more below.Electric Zoo Day II Randall's Island Sunday, September 5 Not only did this Labor Day weekend mark the last day to wear white without glares of disapproval, it also brought Made Event's second-annual Electric Zoo festival ... More >>
The Flaming Lips frontman would rather make shitty art with good people than the inverse
Isis earlier this month, letting it all go. Isis/Melvins/Totimoshi Webster Hall Friday, June 18 Farewell tours are weird, the celebratory nature of live rock being counteracted by the knowledge that this will never happen again; the listener can frequently walk away feeling weirdly hollow, as tho ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. CHiPs Colorforms Date: 1981 Discovered at: Thrift store The C ... More >>
--Jeff Archuleta, the overeager stage dad of 2008 American Idol contestant David Archuleta, has been charged with soliciting a massage parlor hooker. The charge stems from a January raid on a Midvale, Utah parlor after police conducted a five-day investigation. Archuleta's lawyer maintains his clien ... More >>
Opeth and Enslaved wield their battle axes
Joe Boyd is a raconteur of sonic mystery
This lovely rendering of last night's show was done by Matt of the Syndicate Blog M83 Bowery Ballroom Wednesday, June 4 Fussy French dude Anthony Gonzalez’s M83 set up onstage pretty much like you’d expect: first somebody comes and drags one of those acoustic glass cages out around the drum se ... More >>
Conor Oberst finally emulates the greats by mixing brilliance with bloated bumbling
Why the British love the Scissor Sisters more than we do
Disney superstars and their accessible tales of growl power keep the record biz afloat
MCR's valedictorian sonic bombast soothes detention sufferers nationwide
A Soho gallery turns fashion studio, for one week
Britpoppers play lost and found underneath their fluffy mix
Ebbot Lundberg and fellow Swedes rock big, confusing fans
Gypsies and Jews, Afro-Cubans and avant-gardists, led by two smashing piano players
Electroclashing locals make it big in the land of tea and crumpets
Midwestern rock duo unleash bubblegum balloons and Riffs crotch
Corporate Rock-Hack Bands Nobody Over 20 Ever Heard of Rule America