Thanks to CMJ, there are hundreds of things you could do in the city this weekend. There are too many bands we love playing too many shows, acting as the "secret guest" at epic concerts that we regret not going to, and walking down the streets and hanging out in bars like us real people do. I ... More >>
This Friday, slow it down at the Bell House with Brooklyn quartet Crystal Stilts (to your left), whose acid-tripping guitars and bellowing vocals have chill-pill-type effects. Elsewhere, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad (yes, every part of that name is necessary) spread good vibrations at Mercu ... More >>
Featuring the odd return of 1995, in the persons of Soundgarden and Green Day, modern arena-rock surrogates the Strokes, Arcade Fire, MGMT, Phoenix, the National, and the Black Keys, and who else but Lady Gaga? Music is a befuddling tapestry in which Cypress Hill will always have a home. Comp ... More >>
If you're desperate for La Roux's sensuous electro-pop, you're not alone: Good luck cracking tonight's sold-out Webster Hall show. The Internet can always find a way. But if it can't, whip out your killer dance moves at Brooklyn Bowl, where Black Keys-endorsed crew Royal Bangs (to your left) ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.