In this week’s Village Voice, Rob Harvilla goes one more round with The Vivian Girls, and comes away from their record release show a sweatier and more fulfilled man.
Christopher R. Weingarten cobbles together an oral history of All Tomorrow’s Parties featuring ATP organizer Barry Hogan, Steve Albini, Alan Vega, and Wayne Coyne.
Baz Dreisinger presents a rough guide to this weekend’s Irie Jamboree reggae blowout in Queens.
Zach Baron on ‘Mondo Fandom,’ Anthology’s extreme rock-fan documentary series.
Anthony Kaufman on Unmade Beds, a “youthful move made by, about, and largely for youthful hipsters.”
J. Hoberman at BAM’s Dario Argento revival.
In Art, Alan Gilbert talks with the downtown poet-performer Eileen Myles on the occasion of her new The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art.
In Theater, Michael Feingold on what readers need from reviewers–if there are any readers left.
Alexis Soloski on the Foundry’s new show, The Provenance of Beauty.