Our first taste of winter weather today does not mean your social life must go into hibernation mode. We've got a few things lined up this week that will definitely keep your wallet full and your blood pumping.
Marcel Dzama signs his new monograph
A total fucking godhead of bass guitar shred, Black Flag's Chuck Dukowski annihilated the four-string on massively iconic records like Damaged while penning a chunk of BF's most iconic tunes ("My War," "I Love You"). Dukowski, along with guitarist Greg Ginn, Joe Carducci and his BF mates at the helm ... More >>
Keith Morris, a few years shy of 60, remains typically snotty as hell, with trademark grimy dreads hanging from a head splotched with bald spots. But he also happens to be one happy camper. The iconoclastic ex-Black Flag bawlerwhose bratty freak-puke was on SST Records' initial release (the N ... More >>
If any one-woman band can eclipse the delightfully volatile presence of Steve Albini and his stature in the annals of Amerindie rock and scrumptious food bloggery, it's the cerebral and dissonant classi-punk Helen Money, who's opening for Shellac at the Bell House tonight and tomorrow night. Helen M ... More >>
Move over, David Blaine
First Shepard Fairey gets up at the Music Hall of Williamsburg to the sweet, sweet strains of Band of Horses, Fugazi, and Metallica; now, it seems, Brooklyn vets Faile and their mysterious buddy Bast are getting in on the random street art-indie rock crossover act. The collective plus one have comm ... More >>
--Oops. Not much came of Method Man allegedly shooting a fan in the face with an air gun, or a friend in the leg with a BB, but evading those $32,799 in income taxes over three years landed the Staten Island rapper at the 120 Police Precinct stationhouse this morning. "Taxes are the burden th ... More >>
Feedback titans send fiction writers to the inkwell in Noise.
Searching for the cutting edge in DIY discourse, Todd P turns to . . . a print 'zine
Leaving postmodernist and postminimalist strategies behind and breathing fresh air
Born on opposite sides of a cultural divide, women dream, swing hips, and stamp feet
R.J. Cutler Goes to College; Artists Get Some Airtime
A Survey of Drawing on the Rise
Another Opening, Another 85 Shows
Cartoonist Julie Doucet's Secret 'Plotte'
The Lit Parade