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LA punk rockers come to NY.
Yesterday, Bob Dylan's website released a bonkers interactive music video to "Like a Rolling Stone." Its media player, concocted by a company called Interlude, lets you experience a few minutes of flipping through a satellite TV hookup on which everyone is lip-synching to the 48-year-old classic. A ... More >>
Los Angeles is to X as New York is to the Ramones. Discuss. Actually, not exactly. As X frontwoman Exene Cervenka relates, if it wasn't for a review slagging the Ramones, X might not exist. Seems the negative notice assured future X guitarist Billy Zoom that another band was as aberrant as he wan ... More >>
Skrillex wub-wubs his way through Terminal 5
X celebrates an unusual anniversary
Left to right: Val Kilmer, Crosby, Stills, and Nash After having shown a stunning lack of muscle regarding the Clash and Bob Dylan, I figured I'd give our trusty panel of rock critics one last chance to embarrass themselves in front of whatever baby boomers have figured out the Internet. The ... More >>
If you happened to watch last night's American Music Awards, well, I'm very sorry. If you didn't, our good friend Maura provides an in-depth live-blog summary over at the Awl, but here's the gist: Justin Bieber reigned supreme, Katy Perry wandered so far off key she made Taylor Swift sound li ... More >>
Punk rabble-rousers return to fight the Battle of Los Angeles again
X's 13 x 31 tour hits New York and the Fillmore at Irving Plaza on Saturday, May 24th while the day before Cervenka's exhibition of recent collages, "Sleep in Spite of Thunder," opens at the DCKT Contemporary art galley on the Bowery. "What happened to our audience was Mothers Against Drunk Drivers ... More >>
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