While Brazilian music has enjoyed a stateside renaissance in recent years, most of the attention has fallen on established acts, with few newer performers gaining renown. Virginia Rodrigues, a…
Funk is probably one of the most malleable forms of popular music, its ample and sinewy bottom capable of supporting the most offbeat melodic structures. Gotham stalwarts Brooklyn Funk Essentials…
With a small-but-rabid fan base, Randy Newman zigs every time he ought to zag, mixing misanthropy with mawkishness and willfully eluding a higher profile. At this rare New York performance, in…
Depeche Mode started life nearly two decades ago as a hopelessly twee synth-pop band, one that gradually evolved into brooding poster-boys for terminally bummed adolescents. For much of the '90s, the…
At their much-anticipated tour kickoff, however, Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello proved beyond the shadow of a doubt that smart, sophisticated pop music still has the power to enthrall.
Like many good ideas, New York's Knitting Factory was born out of sheer desperation. At least that's the recollection of Michael Dorf, who launched the transcontinental multimedia operation out of…
While New York has long enjoyed a reputation as a live music mecca, the city's club scene has been sparsely served for a good portion of the '90s. A decade before, Gotham was peppered with mid-sized…
Although little-heard and never seen on these shores, the 'Plastic People of the Universe' have long been the stuff of legend among underground cognoscenti.
Witnessing these electronic music originators' first New York show in more than 17 years was a lot like seeing Robert Johnson or John Coltrane rise from the dead to scare the hell out of…
Anyone who thought the big band was dead -- or, at the very least, hopelessly mired in the amber of nostalgia -- would have to reconsider that position after witnessing the adventurous program at…
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