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Fool's Gold Day Off: French Montana, Danny Brown, Brothers Macklovitch, Just Blaze, Flosstradamus, Flatbush Zombies, Nick Catchdubs, Ricky Blaze, Party Supplies, #BEEN #TRILL, Telephoned, and more
Monday, September 3
Better than: Rain.
Last yea ... More >>
Commodore Barry Park
Sunday, August 26
Better than: Sitting at home, waiting for Breaking Bad to start.
Little Richard, Chuck Berry, and Bo Diddley were some of the original architects of rock and roll. Jimi Hendrix pushed it forward in the late '60s. Then came Prince. And Bad B ... More >>
As part of this weekend's Catalpa Festival, Snoop Dogg will slouch around Randall's Island to perform his debut album, Doggystyle, in its entirety. With the Doggfather being somewhat obsessed with all things canine, SOTC decided it was fine time to shed light on hip-hop's infatuation with dogs. But ... More >>
"We have the Frisky's Church of Sham Marriages going in, which is a 60 foot inflatable church, and we have a pimp pastor marrying people. We actually have two couples getting legitimately married at the festival - the wedding dress, the whole family coming in. I'm trying to get Snoop Dogg to actuall ... More >>
Now that the calendar has flipped to May, and the schedules for the area's big sheds have been announced, and the Hot 97 Summer Jam lineup is on the verge of being made public, it's time to think of other musical concerns related to the year's hottest months. Today, let's wonder about what song will ... More >>
Kwes w/CHLLNGR, Beacon
Monday, March 19
Better than: A four-day SXSW hangover.
Making the transition from remixer and producer to full-fledged solo artist usually takes a career worth of self-doubt, external prodding and personal development. Just a couple years after reaching promin ... More >>
Think of the orange car as a clue. The resurrected NBA season kicks off (thankfully, finally) on Sunday. To celebrate, we've paired each team with a notable album from the past year; the list, with tweet-sized justifications, is below. (NB, although the NBA-savvy of you might have already fig ... More >>
Radiohead, everybody knows, didn't play a free show for the Occupy Wall Street protesters last Friday. But there's been a stream of high-profile musicians showing up in Zuccotti Park to offer their support.
This afternoon, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary set up on a makeshift bandstand and pla ... More >>
Amelia Shivani FaldoGifted 24-year-old songsmith Marques Toliver is a heartstring-plucking amalgam of music-school-trained violin shred, the Williamsburg avant-boho vibe of pals like Grizzly Bear and TV On The Radio, and a deep-seated love of contemporary R&B--though, as he tells i-D, "If I h ... More >>
You don't have to go home, Tyler, but you can't stay here. All photos by Rebecca Smeyne.Another SXSW is in the books, granting great relief to those of us who were just subjected to five straight days of partying-related Twitter updates, and great sorrow to those who became accustomed to the ... More >>
It's Valentine's Day weekend. I'm not one to buy into Hallmark holidays (publicly, at least), so we'll treat this weekend like any other. Excuse the cleverly named soirees and sexual innuendo.
On Friday, lonely singles and teenagers unite at the One Night Stand warehouse party in Brooklyn. E ... More >>
"Kids in elementary school would call me 'DeraDorito.'"
When you're in a critically acclaimed band like the Dirty Projectors, finding time to do those mundane things like laundry or talk to writers becomes a bit precarious. Such rings true for bassist Angel Deradoorian, who has more than a few th ... More >>
Andres Lazlo Konrath
Brooklyn-based electro-dance duo Telepathe began working on their first record way back in late 2007 with TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek. Over the course of six months, they worked around the clock pairing a haunting, vocal aesthetic with dark, distinctive synthetic sounding groo ... More >>
Stacey AndersonBling bling!
Silk is good. Flat champagne is bad. We are learning many rules at Fashion Week, but one seems more ironclad than all the rest: namely, the rage inside the photographer pit is inversely proportional to the playfulness of the clothes on the runway. Style photogs, it appea ... More >>