Recordings

Yoko Ono/IMA Rising (Capitol) At this point, news of Yoko Ono recording an opera creates just the sort of buzz as Paul Getty announcing…

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Samples

On Broadway Despite the dangers of entering an oversaturated jazz club market, Max Young, owner of the Desert Moon and Blue's, and his brother…

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Night Crawler

“How do you miss a gang of a hundred marauding Santas?” my photographer asks incredulously as we circle Union Square on his motorcycle. We've…

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Recordings

Various Artists American Rumble Volume One (Schizmatic) Cashing in on the second coming of rockabilly, American Rumble is a neobilly primer, a must-have for…

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Samples

Name-Dropping Getting dumped always hurts, but it can't come at a worse time than the holidays. Bakamono knew trouble was brewing right around Thanksgiving,…

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Night Crawler

“I'm stuck in the '80s,” laughs Krista, a 26-year-old sporting a shaved head and combat boots. It's Saturday night at the Cat's Grill &…

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Books

Edited by Eric Weisbard with Craig Marks SPIN Alternative Record Guide (Vintage) Like any art form, rock music has carved for itself a canon…

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Books

Robert Palmer Rock & Roll: An Unruly History (Harmony) Pinky and index finger extended like devil's horns, the flickering flame of a Bic lighter…

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