Hopefully your liver made it through last week's holidays in one piece, because there's another round of excellent parties approaching. As usual we've got a cheat sheet of our top picks, but, if you look, you'll also notice that we've done things a little differently this time. That's because starti ... More >>
I'm not an Animal Collective fan. I like Strawberry Jam a lot, and I cherish a few individual songs elsewhere, particularly "Summertime Clothes" (not least because it sounds just like the theme from Snoopy Come Home, which I loved as a kid). But their rhythms are so clumpy, melodies so soupy, and "i ... More >>
You've seen the headlines: Noise Pop is finally here. As you can imagine, that means your options for entertainment for this weekend are dramatically expanded. We've got big parties on the horizon with performances by heavy hitting artists like Matthew Dear, Glass Candy, and Frankie Knuckles. That s ... More >>
In case you still needed to know the difference between R.E.M. and U2, R.E.M. just broke up and U2 dies only when Bono is put in the ground.
Whatever today's (honestly shocking) announcement means about R.E.M.'s 31-year-career, well, what did anything ever mean with this ban ... More >>