Tonight one of New York's favorite new hometown heroes, Action Bronson, plays Brooklyn Bowl. While there's been much discussed in regard to his frequent references to food, be it invoking particular dishes as a metaphor, a by-product of his vivid storytelling or employed to advance a narrative, not ... More >>
In honor of Kenny G's four-night stand at the Blue Note, which kicks off tonight, we thought we'd look back at some of the key moments in the life of smooth jazz's most mysterious, misunderstood, and feared figure.
- Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die
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Yeasayer joined the late-naughts "Brooklyn band" explosion shortly after their debut All Hour Cymbals was released in 2007. Their second record, 2010's Odd Blood, received similar acclaim, and the band even reached the summer-shed circuit thanks to gigs with the Flaming Lips and Weezer.
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During my high school years in the early 2000s, I wanted to be in a ska-punk band. This fantasy could have been sparked by an Operation Ivy record, Save Ferris's prom-night concert in 10 Things I Hate About You, the genre's sartorial trappings, or the sound of trumpets. But one thing's for sure: Any ... More >>
Darren AnkenmannWe were sent this.
Over July 4th weekend, Liz Phair released Funstyle, her first full length in five years. For just five dollars for a full album download, the 11 tracks came with a message: the music within cost her relationships with her management company and ATO Records, who'd ... More >>
At the !!! Pool Party Sunday, in (slightly) happier times. Pic by Sam Horine.A bad summer for the Jelly Pool Parties is ending worse. Word spread last night that the August 29th show at East River State Park, featuring Delorean, Dominique Young Unique, and two never-revealed SECRET SPECIAL GU ... More >>
Ben Clark/NickelodeonBottom row: Christian Jacobs, DJ Lance Rock, and Scott Shultz. Top row: Brobee, Muno, Plex.The characters of the Nickelodeon preschool children's show, Yo Gabba Gabba!, recently barbecued with riff-rockers Them Crooked Vultures: picture a gap-toothed cyclops (Muno), a pin ... More >>
F2K has been a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Relive the whole long journey here. Thank you, and we're sorry.
As a concession to a vile, contemptible decade marked by commerce over reason, we pleaded to our editors at the Village Voice to let us publish the No. 1 entry as one of t ... More >>
"The thing about a film is that it's like a really, really bad, extreme cocaine habit that's out of control--the cost is like, a small house, every few weeks."
Robb Reiner and Steve "Lips" Kudlow
The rockumentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil has been called a "30-year overnight success story"--and th ... More >>