Tonight, west coast hip-hop favorites Cypress Hill return to the Best Buy theater. With over two decades of nationwide touring, they've developed a reputation as one of the most anticipated and consistent live shows in the genre. Even after departing from their longtime label Sony in 2008, the group ... More >>
In the week we continued counting down the worst songs of 2010, noting atrocities from Susan Boyle, Liz Phair, Christina Aguilera, Jackyl, and NeverShoutNever, and Die Antwoord, we also began our overall year in review, listing the 10 biggest music stories of 2010, our 10 favorite concerts, t ... More >>
Take it with a grain of salt, but we hear pretty reliably that the big guest for Yo La Tengo's eighth-night finale at Maxwell's will be none other than Brooklyn's the National. If true, they'd follow a murderer's row of guests YLT have already had out to Hoboken this year: M. Ward and tonight's Vi ... More >>
Clap harder and he'll bust his ass even more. Pics by Rob, more below.Syl Johnson
Friday, December 3
Better than: Whatever you did Friday night.
"I'm gonna fuck the band up," announces Syl Johnson, and he means it. He has commanded a sold-out Southpaw, packed wall to wall with vint ... More >>
In the week we began our countdown of the 20 worst songs of 2010, we celebrated by mocking efforts from the Far East Movement, Ringo Starr, Godsmack, Trade Martin, and Lil Wayne. Where will Susan Boyle fall? Tune in next week and suffer more abuse until you find out.
"I've met RZA, Raekwon, and Ghostface. They were cool, man, but it was a lot of cursing!""I'm sitting in the house now that was built with the Wu-Tang money," says Syl Johnson from his home base on Chicago's South Side. Johnson began his career working under blues folklore heroes Howlin' Wolf ... More >>