Where there be drugs, there be songs. The Velvets will rhapsodize their smack, Redman will tell you How to Roll A Blunt... musicians just can't help writing odes to the junk that messes 'em up. But where is the Meth songbook? The charts aren't exactly packed with serenades to the meth experience. Ma ... More >>
The drag empress of YouTube turns the Scissor Sisters' retro romp "Lets Have a Kiki" into "Let's Have a Pee-Pee," a pisser of a parody in which Sherry leaves a mesage for Madonna about a water sporty guy she just met on Craigs List. And guess who pops out of the bathroom, holding their instruments?
When Adam Lambert was on American Idol in 2009, he grabbed viewers' attention with his octave-leaping voice and startling reworkings of talent-show standbyswhile he came in second that season, he was certainly that year's most rock-star-like contestant, and he made even more headlines when he ... More >>
Scissor Sisters hit the Bowery Ballroom
"Shady Love," the new single from the Scissor Sisters, hit the Internet yesterday, complete with video where adorable children muster their way through lipsyncing lyrics like "We gonna hop in this hooty, and she'll take me out to the movies/ Let me feel all up on her boobies" in front of a dispassio ... More >>
Amanda Lepore brings you treats
Oneida and friends join the Joshua Light Show
The Scissor Sisters have been opening for Lady Gaga on the Monster's Ball Tour, which sounds like a good fit, though I hear the producer, LiveNation, asked the Scissors to take a bit of a scissor to their production values. In other words, the falsetto-based dance group was supposedly asked ... More >>
Star-studded lineup videos: now a thing. Yes, the Tennessee mega-festival, now in its tenth (!) year, has announced its initial lineup, the usual melange of rappers, rockers, and jam-band monoliths, this year headlined by Eminem and Arcade Fire, only one of whom won the Album of the Year Grammy 48 ... More >>
Lady Gaga brings along the Scissor Sisters
Our look back at all things 2010 continues this week as we highlight some of the year's most overlooked tracks. In this edition: club anthems.
Were takin our memories out tonight
Have an arty party
Tonight, Joanna Newsom spares you her baby/grandma coos -- her first New York outing in support of her new triple album, Have One on Me, is sold out at Town Hall, as is the Scissor Sisters show at Bowery Ballroom. So with the two biggest concerts of the night beyond reach, and with all those ... More >>
Let's Twitter-stalk Justin Bond, shall we?
Today, Yoko Ono is busy assembling the year's most disparate backing group. After yesterday's "dress rehearsal," her reincarnated Plastic Ono Band will be performing at BAM, with guests ranging from Eric Clapton to Sean Lennon to ... the Scissor Sisters? Also included in the lineup are Mark R ... More >>
Feeling melancholy? Get over it, and dance
The Gay Blades mix robots and mittens with swagger
Anti-war stars speak up
Were police really busting a drug ring when it rounded up Mr. Black's colorful crew?
Feast your eyes on the Night of a Thousand Stevies, a riveting cavalcade of gold dust women
Why the British love the Scissor Sisters more than we do
The Siren after-party scene only further proves MisShapes' dominance
It isnt summer without Coney Island and the Siren Fest
The finest Ass in New York sashays through Mr. Black
Cuckoo for Kylie Minogue and Jamie Lidell; Rothko renovates
Table 50 gets a makeover; Malcolm Gladwell gets stalked
Clubbers are people, too. Nightlife denizens give thanks.
Talking with Scissor Sisters stylist Laura Dawson
'Mommie Dearest' and sultan of Brunei run with Scissors
Scissor Sisters take a break; Asia Argento breaks your Heart
Electroclashing locals make it big in the land of tea and crumpets
Juke Joints and Alpine Lodges