Better Than: Their headlining set at Pitchfork in 2011.
TV On The Radio is at an interesting crossroads. After completing a three-album deal with Interscope, the Brooklyn four-piece is returning to the fold with a reinvigorated passion for their craft.
Lead singer Tunde Adebimpe revealed to Spin ... More >>
On Thursday Kiss-FM announced that after 30 years, it would stop broadcasting on 98.7 FM and join forces with WBLS, its longtime rival in the "adult urban contemporary" radio format in New York City. The stations will merge under the motto "One Family, One Station, Our Voice," with several Kiss-FM p ... More >>
Andrew Cuomo cheerleader/New York Post state bureau chief Fred Dicker is penning a biography of his gubernatorial man-crush, which -- if history tells us anything -- will be more of a bromance novel than an objective biography.Dicker announced his upcoming Cuomo bio on his radio show this morning -- ... More >>
Rush Limbaugh famously used his syndicated radio show to call Georgetown U student Sandra Fluke, who's in favor of Obama's birth control policy, a "slut" and a "prostitute."
Rush profusely apologized, but the advertisers aren't buying it and they're dropping like discontented little corporate flies ... More >>
Remember the album cutthe track deep on a disc that fans knew best, that only cool radio stations would play? Like so many cherished things from before the iTunes era, it's essentially extinct.
My evidence for this bold and seemingly facile statement isn't the steady, well-chronicled disappe ... More >>
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Billboard at the corner of Lafayette and Great Jones Sts.
Wednesday, August 17
Better than: "Not a concert," said someone standing next to me.
Two days ago Maura forwarded me an email from a Heineken rep giving her the heads-up on a "newsworthy event" set to take place the ... More >>
Paper magazine astutely noticed me and Murray Hill in a video for the Brooklyn band TV On The Radio (one in a cycle of 10 videos they've put together all at once) and promptly did an in-depth interview with me and filmmaker Amy Davis about it.
For a brief moment in late 2008, it felt like the clouds were parting after eight dark years, and TV on the Radio's supremely great "Golden Age" might just be heralding the start of something truly amazing. The band went all in, leaving any arty pretension to the music video and earnestly pr ... More >>
James O'Keefe, the same Republican operative/twerp/'investigative journalist' behind such secret stings as the undercover ACORN videos (yeah, the pimp costume guy) and the attempted tapping of U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu's phones went at it again today with a new video project. This time, O'Ke ... More >>
TV on the Radio has debuted a new track on the radio, appropriately enough: Courtesy Seattle's 107.7 The End, please enjoy TVOTR's "Will Do," a remarkably airy, uncluttered, elegant semi-slow jam set to anchor the band's upcoming Nine Types of Light, due out April 12.
Gayle King photo by David ShankboneThey deny it, and naturally one doesn't want to fall into that old stereotype about how any two powerful women who hang together must be doing it.
But Stedman never seemed that persuasive a force to me, and now Rosie O'Donnell has stirred the pepperpot by s ... More >>
Jay Mundy, the conservative talk radio host who increasingly seems to be somebody's very well executed prank, took a few laps around the internet earlier in June when his hilarious tirade about a trip he went on to the "official hipster neighborhood of the United States of America," a/k/a Williams ... More >>
I'm getting out my best Brett Somers hair and my curliest Charles Nelson Reilly merkin because it's time for another Match Game Live!, the funsy game show put on by host Bern Lerman for a crowd of panting people, some of whom become wildly lucky enough to get dragged into the action. It ... More >>
"When Rush Limbaugh visited the set, and when Lynne Cheney visited the set, I refused to have my picture taken with them or meet them or anything."
Janeane Garofalo is known for biting standup, stints on SNL, The Larry Sanders Show and The West Wing, and her pioneering contributions to Air Americ ... More >>