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    August 20, 2014

    "Smooth" Is the Greatest Song of All Time

    This summer marked the 15 year anniversary of the greatest song of all time. I KNOW. I couldn't believe it either but 15 years have come and gone since the first time you heard  "Smooth" by Santana featuring Rob Thomas. FIFTEEN. YEARS. CAN YOU EVEN BELIEVE THAT!? "Smooth" is a song that has transc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    The Album Is Not Dying, Despite What You May Have Heard

    "The album is dying in front of our very eyes," Variety columnist and music business know-it-all Bob Lefsetz wrote recently based on weak LP sales, including Katy Perry's Prism, which sold only about 220,000 copies in its first week. "If your plan is to increase your audience, spread the word and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 11/15/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Charles Bradley: The Unstoppable, Untoppable Victim of Love

    The truest part of a Charles Bradley performance doesn't happen onstage, where he falls to his knees, flings his arms from the microphone, blows kisses to the crowd, and pushes himself past the emotional brink, where words can't follow and a painful howling rises up instead. It's when he's off the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Donna Summer, R.I.P.

    In the two-family house where I grew up in Bensonhurst, the two musical acts I heard most often, blasting from stereos at the top and bottom of the house, were the Beatles and Donna Summer. The former was more my parents' speed, although my teenaged cousins who lived downstairs played the Fab Four ... More >>

  • Music

    October 20, 2009

    Vince Aletti's Disco Diaries

    A new book celebrates a mid-'70s scene's surprising diversity in real-time

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    American Idol Top 5: Jamie Foxx Plays Honorary Rat Pack Mentor, Adam Lambert Is Totally Gonna Win

    Frank Micelotta / FOXAllison and Adam on Rat Pack night There are only five contestants left, meaning that by the time the show starts, it's almost over! Since we already know Adam Lambert is going to win, this is really all just a formality, but let's take a stroll through it together, shall we? ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2008

    Exile in Guyville: The Oral History

    Liz Phair indulges in a robust chat about her debut, with a brief side of yelling

  • NYC Life

    May 22, 2007

    Winehouse Rules

    Amy channels Ronnie Spector's high hair and Cleopatra eyes

  • Music

    May 15, 2007

    School of Schlock

    Rock legends in the making they may be, but for now the NYU Clive Davis alums may have to stick to YouTube for exposure

  • Dance

    May 1, 2007

    Mother Load

    Growls, snarls, bites—Faye Driscoll tries a little cat fight

  • Music

    April 10, 2007

    Gang of New Jersey

    Ted Leo and the Pharmacists mingle rampant Europhilia with "American Girl"

  • Columns

    April 3, 2007

    The Golden Years

    Chatting with Legally Blonde's Orfeh. Plus: Outtakes from the urban-myth closet.

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    January 30, 2007

    One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even These

    Random obsessions and vexations, born of both young tyros and inexplicably still-rocking old people

  • NYC Life

    November 15, 2005

    Young Designer Watch

    Talking with Scissor Sisters stylist Laura Dawson

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Coming of Age

    1976–1985: Punk to Pomo, Basquiat to Breakdancing

  • News

    October 19, 2004

    Flower Power

    The dame from Oz gathers her gladiolus for her Broadway return

  • Music

    June 8, 2004

    Accept Substitutes

    The Loser's Lounge ventures into the present and other dangerous conceptual realms

  • Music

    May 25, 2004

    The Joan Baez of Jazz

    A great tradition strives to keep itself young by discovering its inner Melissa Manchester

  • Music

    March 30, 2004

    But It's Really Good Sex

    Musical pornographer Janet Jackson shocks a stupefied America into outrage and erection

  • Home

    February 3, 2004

    100 Hottest Hotties

    Sex Drive Outpaces Death Drive as the Biz Goes Down the Toilet

  • Music

    January 13, 2004

    Good Morning Little School Girl

    Taking a manifestly skillful, manifestly simplistic oeuvre seriously now that it's news

  • Music

    December 30, 2003

    Nobody Can Touch Him

    Lots of heretofore unthinkable cover versions assure first place for the little British guy

  • Music

    December 2, 2003

    A Wise Man's Brill Building

    Move over Dionne, Luther, Elvis too—Mr. Biggs wants a piece of Burt Bacharach now

  • Music

    May 27, 2003

    The South Does It Again, Sort Of

    Rap Trounces Rock Below the Mason-Dixon

  • Columns

    March 4, 2003
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    October 15, 2002
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    August 27, 2002
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    August 20, 2002
  • NYC Life

    May 21, 2002

    Born to Run

    Bruce Springsteen Has Been Proposed As a New Jersey Senate Candidate. Boss?

  • Music

    May 14, 2002
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    September 11, 2001
  • Columns

    August 7, 2001
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    February 8, 2000
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    May 25, 1999
  • News

    July 7, 1998

    Trump's Gamble for Indian Wampum

    The Self-Proclaimed 'Biggest Enemy of Indian Gambling' Has Suddenly Backed a Plan To Build Casinos on Seminole Land

  • Music

    October 28, 1997