Download "Jim's Polish" by these forebearers of modern metal, then check them out at Le Poisson Rouge tonight.
Colombian neo-traditionalist ensemble La Cumbiamba eNeYé performed a rousing show at Barbès earlier this month. Stream the entire 70-minute set here.
That's the sound of Rain Machine, one of bands featured in our latest Gig Alert. Every day WNYC's Culture Team helps curate the city's music scene for listeners, offering daily downloads from our website from artists performing in the city that night. And on the Takeaway, WNYC digital producer Otis ...
Stream a set of Brazilian dance hits by one of New York's premier experts on the matter.
Stream this two-hour set from two of New York's top dance music producers.
Stream the long-awaited New York show by the band that spawned Franz Ferdinand.
Social Mixer is a recurring series of mixes by New York's finest DJs and producers. This week: a set by the fellas behind the weekly party Mister Saturday Night. Stream it here.
One of Brooklyn's finest drummers brought his jazz quartet to Barbès on January 6. Lucky for us, we had just finished installing our remote recording station at the Park Slope venue that day. Stream the show here.
Los Angeles' hottest export opened for hip-hop legend Q-Tip at Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Bowl on New Year’s Eve, and you can stream his entire set here.
New York's own cumbia band Cumbiagra brought their party to Barbès in Park Slope on November 30. Stream the whole concert here.
New York DJ and producer David Last is equally at home in austere settings like Lincoln Center and dark clubs like Love. Download a recent set here.
WNYC photographer Jon Vachon atteneded Wednesday night's private party at the Wired store on W. 13th to shoot this slideshow (and get a few portraits, too).
Brooklyn drummer Jerry Fuchs died in a tragic elevator accident early Sunday morning in Williamsburg. The 34-year-old Georgia native played with many bands during his 14 years in New York City, including LCD Soundsystem, !!! (pronounced Chick-Chick-Chick), Turing Machine, and most recently the Juan Maclean, Holy Ghost!, and the Athens, Ga.-based Maserati. The Brooklyn music community is still in shock 48 hours later, but a few of his friends and former bandmates offered up some thoughts that help explain why so many felt such a strong connection to the mustachioed man behind the kit.
Sparky is four feet tall and has a TV monitor for a head. He can see, he can talk, and he likes sculpture by Louise Bourgeois. He's the invention of the artist Marque Cornblatt, who controls Sparky from his laptop – and he wants you to have a Sparky ...
The All Points West Music and Arts festival has opened at Liberty State Park in Jersey City. Organizers expect more than thirty thousand people to attend the three-day event. This year’s All Points West is a mix of hyped-newcomers and bankable veterans. But two New York acts on the bill ...
The time has come for Soundcheck's music video contest, featuring The Fiery Furnaces' 'The End is Near,' the first single from their upcoming album, I'm Going Away. Download the song above.
Photo courtesy of Thrill Jockey Records
So, you're interested in making a music video for our Fiery Furnaces video contest. That's good to hear. But the competition will be fierce. The Furnaces' fanbase is as artsy as it gets. You'll need all the ideas you can conjure.