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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 >>
Philip Glass and Friends Tibet House U.S. Benefit w/Laurie Anderson, Tim Fain, Das Racist, Antony, Lou Reed, Stephin Merritt, and Rahzel Carnegie Hall Monday, February 13 Better than: Seeing how most ethnic Tibetans live. Last night's all-star benefit at Carnegie Hall began with a performance by ... 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
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
We narrowed your choices down to the very best of the season so you're not overwhelmed
A new recording puts Johnny Reinhard's reconstituted Ives score to the test
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