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  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 6/14/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.

  • Voice Choices

    June 12, 2013


    The Postal Service is back, 
but hopefully your acne isn’t

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Best of Coachella 2013: Weekend Two

    The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella, Weekend One

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Defend Your Ballot: Dan Weiss, Pazz and Jop 2012 Contributor

    You can't really know where you're headed unless you know where you've been. For that reason, we're taking a look back at Pazz & Jop 2012 to drill down into the ballots of contributors and voters who participated. Maybe amongst the rubble we'll find clues about what lies ahead for music lovers in 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Coachella 2013 Lineup Announced

    After countless rumors, false starts, and fakes, the ACTUAL, REAL DEAL, NO BULLSHIT Coachella Lineup has finally been announced. And, no, the Rolling Stones aren't headlining. But you already knew that. So who is? These are your Coachella headliners: Stone Roses and Blur the first night, Phoenix the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Jenny Lewis Transitions From Everyone's Fave Indie Sweetheart To Very Good Girl

    About a year and a half ago, singer-songwriter and former Rilo Kiley principal Jenny Lewis was in a difficult spot. Crippling writer's block had stopped her in her tracks right in the middle of work on her third solo album, the follow-up to 2008's Acid Tongue. Her father had just passed away. Her lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Fan Landers: My Excellent Band Knows Jack About Marketing. Help!

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Ben Gibbard Supports Gay Marriage, Is Terrified of Bush

    "Nah, we're not going anywhere," says Ben Gibbard over the phone in his most reassuring voice, responding to concern from his loyal flock that with the release of his first proper solo album, Former Lives, a few weeks ago, he's walking away from Death Cab for Cutie. Well, whew! After 15 years togeth ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 24, 2012
  • Voice Choices

    April 6, 2010


    Rejoice for Freelance Whales!

  • Voice Choices

    February 9, 2010
  • Voice Choices

    January 12, 2010


    A group show brings writers and artists together

  • Music

    December 22, 2009

    The Decade in Music Genre Hype

    A solemn tribute to once-hot-shit trends that (mostly) won't be joining us in the '10s

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    F2K: The 50 Worst Songs of the '00s

    Since this archive page mysteriously disappeared over at its original home, consider this your new bookmark/placeholder/friend on late, lonely nights. Confused? More here. ​It's super-cute to peruse decade-end lists and pretend to be enthusiastic about true artists like Arcade Fire, timeless m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Live: Owl City (And Taylor Swift!!!!!!!) Hold Dance Party At Bowery Ballroom

    ​Owl City Bowery Ballroom Wednesday, September 16 Yep, America's Kanye-Addled Sweetheart herself, holding court in the balcony as the giggly teenage masses below fired up their digital cameras and Death Cab for Cutie blared over the PA, which is fairly brazen, considering that Owl City, a/k/ ... More >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2007

    Matthew Dear's Asa Breed

    Minimal techno expert also makes a convincing song-and-dance man

  • Music

    February 13, 2007

    Pop Music of the Future

    Turn off your Boris or whatever and let's get retarded

  • Music

    May 9, 2006

    Dream Theater

    Prog, pop, and twee burn gleefully in the Fiery Furnaces

  • Music

    February 28, 2006

    Ratty Cool

    TV hospital drama life unfolds to new new wave

  • Music

    September 6, 2005


    Indie rock's mainstreaming heart-on-sleeve emo intellectuals water their top down

  • Music

    April 19, 2005

    Meant for the Stage

    Theatrical indie heartthrobs the Decemberists give gawky drama-club girls something to dream and blog about

  • Music

    August 24, 2004

    With Arms Outstretched

    Redheaded indie wet dream Jenny Lewis brings even more of the good out of Rilo Kiley

  • Home

    February 3, 2004

    100 Hottest Hotties

    Sex Drive Outpaces Death Drive as the Biz Goes Down the Toilet

  • NYC Life

    September 9, 2003

    Fall Clubs

    Déjà Vu: On the Dancefloor, Everything Old Is New Again

  • Specials

    July 29, 2003
  • Music

    July 1, 2003

    Make the Charts

    Mailbox Synthpop as Piano and Voice Recital

  • Music

    May 20, 2003

    Glitchy Glitchy Ya-Ya

    Crackles and Whirrrs and Glubs-Oh Mi(crohouse)!

  • Music

    April 22, 2003
  • News

    August 6, 2002

    Ashcroft’s Master Plan to Spy on Us

    'Citizens Will Not Become Informants'