Brooklyn's Virgin Forest is stick-to-your-ribs indie rock courtesy of 80% of Phosphorescent, fueled on Townes Van Zandt and heavy metal thunder. Their sophomore album (and first for Partisan), Easy Way Out (due January 31), mines similar Neil Youngish territory as Phospho, but is more Ragged Glory t ... More >>
Justin Townes Earle
Celebrate Brooklyn! at Prospect Park Bandshell
Thursday, June 30
Better than: Falling asleep on the subway and waking up at Coney Island.
As Justin Townes Earle took the stage on Thursday night, the sun was setting over Prospect Park, the air was cool and thick, and the crowd ... More >>
Charles Ray, a Californian artist who has been active for about 35 years, mostly makes sculptures. Their formidable weight, fragility and cumbersomeness means they don't travel as much as they might, and there have never been many of them--a few a year, perhaps, with long gestation periods before th ... More >>
Vetiver in 2008. Photo by Alissa Anderson"We're precautious," Vetiver frontman Andy Cabic announced in his velvety near-whisper from the Bowery Ballroom stage to a sparse but appreciative Sunday night crowd. No doubt most indie rockers with deep pockets were uptown at Radio City Music Hall with Bon ... More >>