With the summer just about at the halfway point, the future is nearer and scarier than ever. Guiding us through dystopia will be Ray Bradbury, appearing via Skype at McNally Jackson bookstore. The science fiction writer, almost 90 years old, will speak with his recent biographer, Sam Weller, who will read from Listen Read More
It was a bit of a gamble for the British concert promoter Barry Hogan to hold the first New York installment of his traveling All Tomorrow’s Party festival at a dated Borscht Belt summer resort in the Catskills.
It was last September, and he’d assembled something of a dream lineup for the aging indie Read More
The Arcade Fire, about whom we’ve heard little these days, will release a DVD of their new documentary Miroir Noir next Monday, December 15. (Go to miroir-noir.com for the trailer.) NME.com is reporting that the 70-minute film, directed by the band and Vincent Morisset, chronicles the making of the Arcade Fire’s massive 2007 Read More
It’s one of the most mocked records of all time, and it hasn’t even been released yet. That would be Guns N’ Roses’ Chinese Democracy—the endlessly delayed follow-up to Use Your Illusion I and II. But 17 years, four presidential elections, and three major wars later, Axl’s pet project finally has a release date… sort Read More
“It’s weird to see an older guy in a suit, covered in blood,” said Wayne Coyne, the 42-year-old singer of pop oddity the Flaming Lips. On Friday, April 25, Mr. Coyne was sitting backstage at the Roseland Ballroom, wearing his by-now-standard white Calvin Klein suit, the kind he wore in a recent magazine advertisement for Read More