The first day of All Tomorrow's Parties "I'll Be Your Mirror" three day music festival saw Jeff Mangum playing songs by Neutral Milk Hotel, as well as performances from Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Chavez, Shellac, The Album Leaf, A Hawk And A Hacksaw, Cults, Thinking Fellers Union Local 282, and Factory Floor. Awesome Tapes From Africa DJ'd and Hannibal Buress, Reggie Watts and Rory Scovel performed comedy sets. See more photos from ATP Asbury Park Day 2 and ATP Asbury Park Day 3
Portishead performed at All Tomorrow's Parties "I'll Be Your Mirror" this past weekend, and we were on the scene to catch their set. The band curated this year's ATP, and they were also featured in this week's Village Voice, talking to Chris Weingarten about their hip-hop influences. Check back...
Electric Zoo Festival 2011 held over Labor Day weekend on Randall's Island Park with performances of over 100 artists (expanding from the 66 in 2010). 3 Days, From September 2nd through the 4th. The overall attendance for all three days was 85,000. Photographs by Kaitlin Parry
The Sucklord looms large in the lowbrow art world as a fast-talking showman who fabricates "illegal" toys. Camille Dodero meets the man, the myth, the jerkbag in the September 28, 2011 cover story of the Village Voice.
Lauren Shockey reviews Ellabess in the Nolitan Hotel, saying "the restaurant starts off promising. But it fizzles by the end, like the sprinter who thought he'd try his feet at a marathon." Liz Barclay photographs.
Robert Sietsema reviews Osteria Cotta, saying "recently, we've seen the Italian bistro perfected, and the Upper West Side's Osteria Cotta represents a milestone in the process." Liz Barclay photographs.
The stars of our cover, The Rapture played to a sold out crowd at Webster Hall on September 23, 2011. Check out Michaelangelo Matos' interview with The Rapture where they talk baseball, Seattle, postpunk redux, and their difficult second album.
The celebration for Tim Sweeney's weekly live-mixed radio show went down in a loft space in SoHo this past Sunday, September 25, with performances and DJ sets from Matthew Dear, Juan Maclean, Metro Area, Rub N Tug, Kim Ann Foxman, DJ Nature, Blondes, and, of course, Tim Sweeney. Photos by Laura...
Neon was in force at Rebel NYC on Friday, September 23, for a party where suggested dress code cues included "NYC streets covered in graffiti" and satirical "inspirations from Banksy." The party included a DJ set from Reda Briki. Photos by Maro Hagopian.