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M83 Visits “Midnight City” On Upcoming Album

M83 Visits “Midnight City” On Upcoming Album

July 19, 2011, By

French electro dream-pop musician Anthony Gonzalez, better known as M83, is preparing to release his upcoming double album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, on October 18, …

Silent Barn Robbed

Silent Barn Robbed

July 19, 2011, By

This past weekend, Queens music venue Silent Barn was robbed and damaged, as more than $15,000′s worth of equipment, personal belongings and venue tools were …

No “Excuse” Not To Bounce In Big Freedia’s New Video

No “Excuse” Not To Bounce In Big Freedia’s New Video

July 19, 2011, By

New Orleans bounce rapper Big Freedia, known to many as the Queen Diva Of Bounce, has just released the ridiculously absurd video to “Excuse.” Born …

Dir En Grey Announces North American Tour

Dir En Grey Announces North American Tour

July 19, 2011, By

Japanese rock band Dir En Grey has just announced an upcoming North American tour with Canadian synth-rock band the Birthday Massacre. Dir En Grey, which …

Ettes – Wicked Will

Ettes – Wicked Will

July 19, 2011, By

Nashville rock trio Ettes has some rage issues—and the band is not afraid to take them out on you. Led by the slight Southern …

Photos: Bushwick Walkabout Day 1: July 15, 2011

Photos: Bushwick Walkabout Day 1: July 15, 2011

July 18, 2011

Photographer Maverick Inman was at Brooklyn Fireproof to catch the first day of the Bushwick Walkabout festival featuring the Toothaches, Grandchildren, Beast Make Bomb, Camden …

Primus Plans Fall Tour In Support of ‘Green Naugahyde’

Primus Plans Fall Tour In Support of ‘Green Naugahyde’

July 18, 2011, By

After 11 years, progressive funk-rock band Primus returns with Green Naugahyde, due out September 13. The group will head on tour in the same month in support …

Washed Out Releases New Video

Washed Out Releases New Video

July 18, 2011, By

Chillwave producer Ernest Greene, better known as Washed Out, just released his debut LP, Within And Without, and now he’s following it up with …

Independent Record Labels File Suit Against LimeWire

Independent Record Labels File Suit Against LimeWire

July 18, 2011, By

According to The New York Times, Merlin, a Netherlands-based group that represents more than 12,000 independent labels internationally, filed a federal lawsuit against LimeWire charging that …

Photos: 4Knots Festival @ South Street Seaport: July 16

Photos: 4Knots Festival @ South Street Seaport: July 16

July 18, 2011

Village Voice held its inaugural 4Knots Music Festival over the weekend. Photos of Titus Andronicus, the Black Angels and Davila 666 by Adela Loconte. Davila 666: Next …

WHY? Embarks On Unplugged North American Tour

WHY? Embarks On Unplugged North American Tour

July 18, 2011, By

Indie rock, hip-hop trio WHY? is embarking on yet another North American tour this fall. What sets this tour apart from WHY?’s recent spattering …

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Suits Up

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Suits Up

July 18, 2011, By

Daniel Zott and Josh Epstein are not NASCAR junkies.They care more about baseball, specifically the Detroit Tigers, their hometown team, than they do about …

Zomby – Dedication

Zomby – Dedication

July 18, 2011, By

After a lengthy hiatus, the faceless British dubstep producer Zomby follows up his 2008 Where Were U In ’92 with Dedication, a bleak, depressing work that travels …

Tune-Yards, Austra @ Pier 54: July 14, 2011

Tune-Yards, Austra @ Pier 54: July 14, 2011

July 15, 2011, By

4,500 people in an outdoor venue is a hard crowd to control—especially when they came for free. But Merrill Garbus, master architect of loop-pop …

Photos: Patti Smith @ Castle Clinton: July 14, 2011

Photos: Patti Smith @ Castle Clinton: July 14, 2011

July 15, 2011, By

Nothing says summer in New York like a free outdoor concert by the legendary Patti Smith. Photos of the River To River Festival event by …

WTF: Pharrell Launches New Age Of Feminism With Sugary Booze

WTF: Pharrell Launches New Age Of Feminism With Sugary Booze

July 15, 2011, By

As a young, hard-working single woman in this often cruel and unfair world, I wholeheartedly endorse Pharrell Williams‘ new ultra-premium liqueur, Qream With A Q. …