When I was in high school, I had a crush on this MTV guy. I’m not going to set off his Google alert, but suffice it to say he had glasses (oh, did he ever!) and seemed like the kind of nice Jewish boy I’d like to talk about literature and the news with while snuggling. After high school, I kind of forgot about him, but when a mutual friend offered to bring me to his birthday party a few years ago (’09), I took him up on the offer. More
Image: via Sonicbids Phil & the Osophers are a 3-piece band from Brooklyn. Their sixth full length album, Parellelo, came out this summer. They have played with the likes of Art Brut, Passion Pit, Les Savy Fav, and the Dodos … More
Image: Knitting Factory The Knitting Factory had been a fixture of downtown New York for decades until it closed last year. After much delay, it is finally reopening in Brooklyn, at 361 Metropolitan Ave. in Williamsburg to be exact. To … More
Image: Newscom M.I.A. and Pharrell Williams at Diesel’s 30th Anniversary Concert in New York, October 2008 Remember last year’s Diesel Party with M.I.A., etc.? Well they’re doing it again. This time it’s called Diesel:U:Music Tour and the NYC stop is … More
Image: Rich Hall Finger on the Pulse is throwing a Summer Blowout BBQ tonight. Not only will there be great food by the chefs at Egg (amazing restaurant in Williamsburg), but Les Savy Fav will be DJing. It’s free to … More
I think this Friday, March 13 might take the cake for so many awesome shows on the same day. It’s been a while since I really wanted to be at ten places at once…here’s what’s going on: Pajama Party with … More
Man, bands just love coming to NYC. Here are the latest tours announced, plus ticket info: Modest Mouse will be at Terminal 5 (sans Johnny Marr) on March 15. Tickets go on sale Thursday at noon and are on AMEX … More
Lots more tickets went on sale this week: TV on the Radio on October 16 @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple (first two nights sold out!) Yael Naim on October 27 @ Webster Hall Drive By Truckers and the Hold Steady on … More
New York Magazine has hosted various musical events these past few years like Of Montreal hosting Indie Rock Karaoke and Indie Rock Trivia Night with Les Savy Fav. On August 23 they’re having a “Highbrow BBQ” with Islands playing music … More
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Okay, I know I just did a list yesterday…but things are slow here around the holidays and lists are all the rage at the end of the year…So, I present my 2007 Top 15 Best Shows in New York (that … More
As expected, there are hundreds of options for parties and events on New Year’s Eve in NYC. Maybe you’d like to hear some music. Here are some options for concerts on December 31, 2007: Beacon Theatre: Gov’t Mule (Featuring excellent … More