It seemed something like a miracle back in 2005 when psychedelic-rock pioneer Roky Erickson -- who plays Bell House in Brooklyn tonight -- took the stage at the Austin, Texas eatery Threadgill's, returning from decades of crippling mental illness and a hermit-like existence that had him pegged as Am ... More >>
Today from NYFF, Nick Pinkerton goes long with Oliver Assayas's
Something in the Air
Written and directed by Oliver Assayas
Screens Friday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m.
Writing about Jean Eustache's second feature, 1974's Mes petites amoureuses, Luc Moullet recollected a conversation with the direc ... More >>
Jones Beach Theater
Wednesday, July 4
Better than: Putting the freak flag in permanent cold storage.
"Goddard College!" Phish leader Trey Anastasio called out between verses during "Alumni Blues," the band's opening number at Jones Beach on Wednesday night, a rare onstage shout-out to the b ... More >>
Mick RockTheophilus London, as shot by Mick Rock. Anyone interested in rock photography knows the name Mick Rock, and anyone interested in rockparticularly of the classic and punk varietiesis aware of his images.
"I started taking pictures in late 1969," says Rock. "The first ... More >>
SUPERCUTE! are, in fact, super cute
Don't let the glittery star stickers she wears on her temples fool you: 16-year-old Rachel Trachtenburg is a music industry veteran, and would like it if you treated her as one. At the ripe old age of six she was recruited to back her parents in The Trachtenburg ... More >>
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here.
America: A Tribute To Heroes was a true television feat--put together merely 10 days after the 9-11 attacks, presented without commercials on over 35 channels, raising millions of dollars for the families of WTC vict ... More >>
Big Black established Chicago's Touch & Go Records, Butthole Surfers nearly undid it, and Ted Leo stuck with the indie for far longer than anyone expected. But there's also a whole roster of lesser-known, weirdo, commercially doomed T&G releases that likely contributed to yesterday's announcement ... More >>
Over Christmas break, Fader's T. Cole Rachel visited Wayne Coyne in his "Wizard of Odd" compound to talk about Christmas on Mars, 2009, and what to expect when the Flaming Lips curate this year's All Tomorrow's Parties New York. This is going to be so much better than Justin Timberlake in a dolph ... More >>