This month has seen quite a bit of ink spilled on behalf of the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind. But it's also a moment to remember the ways that lead singer Kurt Cobain's reach went beyond the scope of his band and that recordconsider one of his most beloved influences, the U ... More >>
Poly Styrene, whose howl and unwillingness to be "seen and not heard" made her a heroine among many, has passed away after a battle with breast cancer. Born Marianne Joan Elliott-Said, Styrene quickly became an iconic figure as frontwoman of the skronky X-Ray Spex; the way she paired incisive ... More >>
Amy Andronicus, lighter than air. Pics by Willie Davis, more below.Titus Andronicus/Care Bears on Fire
Thursday, February 10
Consider Amy Andronicus, née Klein, she of magnificent New Jersey punk-rockers Titus Andronicus, and an awfully cheering sight up there onstage, surrou ... More >>
Pic by Sebastian MlynarskiYes in My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Brooklyn's Golden Triangle are an art-dance wet-dream-turned-night-terror. They're less a band and more like what John Waters would imagine a band to be--shimmy and grind, ... More >>