The Magnetic Fields' new album Love At The Bottom Of The Sea (Merge) is the first in more than a decade to feature the shimmering synthesizer lines for which the endlessly malleable indiepop icons first became known. As I learned when writing this week's Voice profile of Magnetic Fields songwriter S ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 11, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 13 Zappa & the Mothers: Ugly Can Be Beautiful by Sally Kempton It is 1 a.m. on a Friday night and the Mothers of Invention are recording part of the soundtrack for their forthcoming movie. Ian is playin ... More >>
photos by Paul Quitoriano, full gallery of images over here. In 28-degree weather about 3,000 people -- including yours truly -- took off their pants, in the 9th Annual No Pants Subway Ride on Sunday afternoon. The pantsless event was brought to us as always by the good folks at Improv Everywhere h ... More >>
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The United States of Anxiety
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