Is every piece of his monstro drum set necessary? Abso-fucking-lutely, say the experts.
This week in the music section of our sprawling Best Of issue, frequent SOTC contributor Michael Alan Goldberg wonders whether or not Neil Peart needs every piece of his gigantic drum kit. Since he knows jack all about drums, he asked a couple experts: a drum tech at a Big Box Music Chain that shall ... More >>
Mike WolfJooklo Duo at Silent Barn in June. On Saturday night, thieves broke into the Ridgewood performance space Silent Barn and destroyed or removed an estimated $15,000 worth of equipment. The theft occurred just one day after local police stopped a performance featuring Steve Moore of Zo ... More >>
P.S. 1 and MoMa have announced the lineup for the 2011 edition of Warm Up, the Saturdays-in-summer series that allows visitors to walk around the Long Island City museum's courtyard and listen to music and marvel at the intricate, shade-providing installations set up outdoors. This year's lin ... More >>
Start your week off tonight at the Ace Hotel with the Bad Lupo Brothers. The evening is propelled by local club destroyers and electro-heads Trouble & Bass, as they celebrate crew birthdays and their recently declared love for old-school rockabilly jams. Yes, rockabilly. The titular Brothers ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. New York's rumbling violin and guitar duo itsnotyouitsme create a doleful soundtrack for rainy days and crumbling cities. With just two men and an army of pedals, they cull the transcendent-yet-tang ... More >>
Trip out to the Joshua Light Show
"Let's challenge ourselves to not create a track that is not 25 amplifiers and cabinets turned up to 10. Let's create something that breathes, that has space and silences." The advance listening sessions for Monoliths & Dimensions, the new Sunn O))) album (and 7th in ten years), couldn't have fal ... More >>