Greg Saunier, the drummer behind the frenetic noise-pop band Deerhoof, tends to speak in the manner that he drums: inexhaustibly, with idiom, but with a flourish that's unmistakably his own. He's translated those qualities of percussion to the current project of our focus, Mystical Weapons, a psych- ... More >>
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Shahzad Ismaily teams up with three guitar greats
The leaves are falling, but jazz music will be sticking around a while longer. Here's a list of shows happening in the city we think you'll enjoy.
Brooklyn-via-Cali drums heavyweight Ches Smith is a master of percussion, an omnipresent figurehead about town who holds the beats down for the likes of avant-jazz heroes like Marc Ribot, Darius Jones, Trevor Dunn and Mary Halvorson and can also be found pulling all-nighters drumming in Haitian vodo ... More >>
If ever there was a dude who exudes the air of spiritual illumination while being a total badass, saxophonist figurehead Darius Jones is it. In conversation, the burly alto overlord fuses his devout Southern rearing with New York City crud and attitude, as well as impassioned and bleeding respect fo ... More >>
Marianne Faithfull & Marc Ribot City Winery Thursday, March 15 Better than: Stones tributes. If the billing of a stripped-down duo performance between Marianne Faithfull, the 65-year old pop singer, and Marc Ribot, the master guitarist of the downtown jazz scene, seemed too good to be true, it wa ... More >>
Filling the Rose Reading Room with glorious noise
Bonnie Prince Billy and the Cairo Gang wash up on Monster Island
The mysterious Jandek pops up in Brooklyn
With Ceramic Dog, the trailblazing guitarist puts the 'Party' in Party Intellectuals
Jolie Holland plays Union Pool this Wednesday, April 30th. "The thing is, you're not supposed to feed bears people-food, because then they'll turn into garbage bears, and get shot." We, and by we I mean New York, should feel lucky. Yeah, we got that Thriller re-enactment thingy last week, and so ... More >>