When I first heard the music of Tinariwen broadcast from WFMU radio, I felt a deep knowing and an instant recognition that stemmed from a wild adventure I had, crossing the Sahara desert with my ex-husband in 1993.
MHOW just tweeted “Tickets still available but going quickly”: get yours here. On Monday March 24th, Music Hall of Williamsburg and ATO Records will celebrate the release of Bob Dylan In The 80s: Volume One, featuring an all-star lineup paying tribute to Dylan’s forgotten decade.
After almost ten years of offering open mics, burlesque shows, poetry readings, coffee, french fries, wine, and $4 tall boys to a legion of poets, punks, misfits, and artists in their Bushwick neighborhood, GBM may be singing its swan song.
Bill Evans, “You Must Believe in Spring”
After over a decade of throwing events all over New York and beyond, the party promoters behind Verboten will open their long-awaited club at 60 North 11th Street between Kent and Wythe Avenues.
For 25 days in March, Rough Trade NY is housing the world’s largest modern Moog installation as a mile-marker on the road to Moogfest, and Moog invites all artists in the area to stop by and utilize the space for experimentation and discovery.
If you can harken all the way back to Tuesday, and by Tuesday, we mean yesterday, we’re sure you’ll remember reading that La Poisson Rouge hosted an event fantastic to rally for fair pay for radio play for musical artists.
We need to pack the house that night and show Congress, the media, and ourselves that artists are ready, willing, and able to act to defend our rights, our livelihoods, and our art forms.
In honor of next month’s 25th anniversary of their debut album 3 Feet High and Rising, De La Soul are making their entire catalog available for free download for 25 hours on the group’s website.
Between the Times and the Tides allowed Lee Ranaldo‘s more pastoral, mystical side to flourish, and it’s in even fuller flower on Last Night on Earth.