In this week’s Village Voice, Lynn Yaeger gets waterboarded by Espo, er, Steve Powers.
John S.W. MacDonald reads Amanda Petrusich’s It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music.
Ross Simonini mines for African music on the Internet.
Todd L. Burns checks in with Hans-Peter Linstrøm.
Ben Westhoff tracks down the remnants of Rainer Maria and finds them in BoCoCa (that would be “Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, and Carroll Gardens”—puke).
Carter Maness previews tonight’s “Ethio bill” at Lincoln Center.
Jim Ridley returns to the scene of the crime in Katrina with Trouble the Water.
Maro photographed last Sunday’s Madonnathon in honor of the pop icon’s 50th birthday.