• Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog: Where Have They Been?

    On Tuesday, June 17th the 2014 Summerland Tour comes to Irving Plaza, where those in attendance will attempt to party like it's 1999. Nostalgia will be in full effect as this year sees headliners Everclear joined by Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog. To adequately prepare you to '90s rock, we've asse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Sharkmuffin, Coke Weed More: How Bands Playing CMJ Chose Their Name

    Swarms of bands are currently taking over the most hipster corners of our city. From the Lower East Side to Williamsburg, a variety of acts are in town for 2013's CMJ Music Marathon performing from morning until deep in the evening at a variety of cool parties and showcases and are hoping you'll tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Actual Emails of Actual Bands Rejected From Mark McGrath's Actual Under the Sun Tour

    Courtesy of founder/organizer/smirkmerchant Mark McGrath, the shamelessly '90s-talgic "Under the Sun 2013" tour*--featuring Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Gin Blossoms, Fastball and Vertical Horizon--touches down at the Paramount in Huntington tonight [8 p.m./$71.25-$106.75], aiming to take you back to tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Nostalgia's Not A Dirty Word: Everclear's Art Alexakis on Summerland

    One look at the Summerland tour's lineup and you'll think you're glancing over the playlist at any given college radio station circa 1995. Everclear. Filter. Live. Sponge. "Lightning Crashes." "I Will Buy You A New Life." Dormant images of Liv Tyler in a plaid mini skirt and MTV Unplugged and Kerri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Live: The Summerland Tour Lets A Decades-Old Sun Shine In At Roseland

    Summerland Tour: Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Lit, Marcy Playground Roseland Ballroom Wednesday, July 18 Better than: Watching Empire Records on basic cable. We make the "remember the '90s" joke around these parts a fair amount, but this week the alt-rock strain of that decade has been stu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Six '90s Hits One Direction Should Cover Next

    Saturday afternoon I spent some time at the Beacon Theater for a matinee performance by the British boy band One Direction, who played three shows (two at the Beacon, one at the Izod Center) in the area over the course of the long weekend. It was an extended version of the opening set they played at ... More >>

  • Music

    March 7, 2006

    Beyond the Status Quo

    Smash tween soundtrack starts something new, clues in Disney to the digital component

  • Art

    July 13, 2004

    The Players

    Living the life in a new HBO comedy about celebrity and friendship in the Hollywood Hills

  • Art

    June 1, 2004

    The Parent Trap

    In two new summer series, girls just wanna have fun . . . and blowjobs . . . and babies?

  • Music

    August 31, 1999