• Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Nikon at Jones Beach 2010 Summer Schedule Proves, Once Again, That All Under-40 Adult New Yorkers Are Drunks

    Jones Beach With the Rihanna/Ke$ha bill already announced for Nikon at Jones Beach Theater this summer, a pop-superheroine double-threat that Nicki Minaj sadly abandoned, there was a momentary glimmer of possibility that the Lon Guyland outdoor amphitheater's other bookings would give metropolitan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Lollapalooza Lineup Announced in Full

    ​Featuring the odd return of 1995, in the persons of Soundgarden and Green Day, modern arena-rock surrogates the Strokes, Arcade Fire, MGMT, Phoenix, the National, and the Black Keys, and who else but Lady Gaga? Music is a befuddling tapestry in which Cypress Hill will always have a home. Comp ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 9, 2010
  • Voice Choices

    August 25, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Pazz & Jop Bonus: "I'm Not Charles Aaron"

    Stealing Charles Aaron's identity to heap praise on Nickelback is against everything we stand for. Now that our 2008 critical fete is on the books and another year of behind-the-scenes tumult is behind us, we can find the humor in traumatic technical errors that only inspired teeth-gnashing and ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    New York Inauguration Weekend Parties 2009, Plus Fucked Up Moves to Market Hotel

    Remember when Barack Obama won? And then at 9:22 am on November 5, all your Facebook bros blasted Status Updates saying: Harry Rump is January 20, 2009 party at my house! WOOO! Turns out, they were all fucking lying. And now that Barack Obama's Big Day is less than two weeks away, and your fancifu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Andrew Beaujon's Body Piercing Saved My Life, $1.93 And Falling

    Meaningless, maybe, but I share Matthew Perpetua's chagrin that Andrew Beaujon's eye-opening book on Christian rock, Body Piercing Saved My Life, is being consigned to pulp or hamster cages or whatever it means to "partially reduce" a book's stock. When the essay collection came out in 2006, it seem ... More >>

  • Books

    April 17, 2007


    No cutie for your death cab? Read on.

  • Music

    November 15, 2005

    Faith, Hope, and Bono

    Anthemic Christians range from altar calls to extreme pessimism

  • Music

    October 25, 2005
  • Specials

    July 12, 2005
  • Music

    June 28, 2005

    Music for The Megachurch

    Amy Grant leads Christian rock into promised land, but it settles for bake sale normalcy

  • Music

    November 30, 2004


    Smart Christian kids and freaky pop pervs rock red states

  • Music

    September 28, 2004

    Tonic for Americans

    Afropoppers, geezers, Qur'an readers, and Christians invite your participatory discretion

  • Music

    September 14, 2004

    It Takes a Worried Man

    The political becomes the personal for Christian alt-country guitar hero Buddy Miller