By Brad Cohan Joe Carducci not only played a monumental role in helping run and co-own SST Records in its glorious 1980's heyday when Black Flag, Minutemen, Hüsker Dü and Meat Puppets were the reigning kings of the Amerindie underground, but he also famously penned the lyrics for the Minutemen's ... 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 >>
Philip Glass w/Nate Wooley, Antoine Silverman, and Stephin Merritt ISSUE Project Room Wednesday, June 13 Better than: The sound of one hand clapping. Philip Glass spoke briefly. It was to be expected from a minimalist so staunch that he chooses not to identify himself with the movement he helped d ... More >>
Adam Yauch, better known as MCA and one of the founding Beastie Boys, died today after being diagnosed with cancer in 2009. He was 47.
Philip Glass and Tim Fain Play Chamber Works The Temple Of Dendur, Metropolitan Museum of Art Saturday, April 21 Better than: Battling tourists to enjoy what may be the most beautiful room in New York City. The Sackler Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, containing the more than two-millenniu ... More >>
Throughout this month, in conjunction with our Feb. 1 cover story "Philip Glass, An East Village Voice," Sound of the City will post excepts of interviews with Glass and his collaborators, as well as reviews of several concerts celebrating his 75th birthday. Today we dial back to longtime Vo ... More >>
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