This Week In The Voice: Escort Ascends; Lady Gaga Jingles; Plus Your Guide To New Year’s Eve


In this week’s Village Voice, out now: Andy Beta traces the rise of the New York disco big band Escort, whose long-in-the-works debut album has finally arrived (get a taste here); I talk about Lady Gaga’s status as the biggest pop star—except on the charts; and our New Year’s Eve guide runs down the shows and dance parties ringing out 2011 and ringing in 2012.