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Autumn signifies falling leaves, football, goddamn pumpkin spice and, perhaps best of all, an uptick in new music to wash away our summer sins and help us settle into new routines. A tip sheet, then, to soundtrack the season of turning leaves. BEST BETS FOR AN UNCONVENTIONAL DANCE PARTY Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition (9/30 via Warp) Citing danceable, nervy torchbearers Talking Heads, Björk, System of a Down (sure?) and Joy Division (see: album title) as inspiration, and digging into...
Governors Ball is one of New York City's most beloved music festivals--no matter how much we complain about the trek all the way up to Randall's Island, the ensuing mud and overpriced beer, it's all part of the experience. Oh yeah, and there's the bands! The lineup is packed this year with everyone from returning superstar headliners like Kanye West and The Strokes, to newcomers like Holly Miranda and Public Access TV. Despite some...
At last night's Grammy awards, Kanye West proved something to everyone watching at home which, frankly, we all should have known anyway: He is right about everything all the time. But look, here's the thing: Just as we can rely on Kanye to speak the truth on any number of very important topics—from George W. Bush's failure to care about black people to Taylor Swift being good, but critically overrated—we can also rely on the...
It's raining. And this isn't just any kind of rain; we're in the midst of a storm that is projected to shower our fair city with the equivalent of a month's worth of rain in just 48 hours!  And, as the New York Times helpfully (sadistically?) points out, "it won’t be nice warm tropical rain, either. The storm system is the same one that flung tornadoes across Arkansas over the weekend. As it spins slowly northeastward, it...