The jazz guitarist/electronic collagist/Darkside member Dave Harrington put two separate skills to work in the crafting of his upcoming EP, Before This There Was One Heart But a Thousand Thoughts. In keeping with his preferred method of making music, he began recording improvised pieces of music, re ... More >>
Where were you on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004? If you were a music fan, chances are you were picking up Usher's Confessions album, as it eventually went diamond and birthed "Yeah," a song that seems to get as much airplay today as it did 10 years ago. Or, if your radar picked up underground movements, ... More >>
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In August, we conducted two interviews with New Orleans-based experimental composer Duane Pitre. These conversations yielded way, way more than could plausibly fit into the print story. Below is the full text, with Pitre holding forth on his creative process, the thinking behind new album Bridges, t ... More >>
Today and Saturday, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake take the stage at Yankee Stadium for their Legends of Summer tour. While they're both certainly living legends in their own right, it's interesting to look back on how truly different both Hov and Timberlake's summers have been over the years, and yet ... More >>
Escort, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society World Financial Center Plaza Saturday, August 25 Better than: Screaming "Disco sucks!" in a crowded Studio 54. "Disco snuck up on America like a covert operation," wrote Alice Echols in Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture. Dan Balis and ... More >>
Lisa Corson Brooklyn stalwarts Oneida have been mowing down the NYC music strip for years with their scrapheap of trippy psychedelia, acoustic pluckin' and pickin', organ-splattered rock histrionics and apeshit improvisational forays. In 2006, they capped off their monumental LP Happy New Yea ... More >>
Two groups build communities with their bodies
A love connection (!) and a sequel (!!) for the downtown guitar-army god
. . . and flashing its noisy footwork.
A leading voice of Britpop resurgence flaunts the fruits of his adventurous Honest Jon's label
They seemingly came out of nowhere (far north NJ to be exact) in the mid-70's, but by the time the Feelies stopped playing together (never officially breaking up) in 1991, their legacy loomed large enough to have not only rock critics slobbering over them, but also fans like R.E.M. (Peter Buck co-pr ... More >>
A belated and mesmerizing celebration of the mysterious downtown music icon
A City Center sampler of dances that take off and rarely hit the brakes
Eno's Music for Airports at a 26-hour fete; Bright Eyes triumphantly caps a seven-night run
by chopping off your fingers and toes. For tips: ask David.
A choreographer turns a concert into a thank-you party
Angels we have seen on high
Stalking down the postmodern runway
Musical drugs and shared secret codes abort the utopic mission
Remembering Jonathan Kramer, a true scholar of listening
Peppy Songs With Hooks and Beatsthe New Underground Craze!
Is It Good for Fort Greene?
Choreographers Fling Gauntlets to New York City Ballet and Philadanco!
Phil Kline Buries Old Tunes Beneath a Wash of Color
White Oak Shines New Light on Rambunctious Old Days
Dancing About Nothing and Everything
Medals, Please, for All These Dancers
Glenn Branca and Friends Shake the Brooklyn Bridge
Diverse Summer Fare Hits City
Renewing the Old