The Museum of Arts & Design is resuscitating chickens, anchovies and other once-animate objects in a new exhibition titled "Dead or Alive," which opens Tuesday, April 27. Check out the slideshow of photos from MAD below and listen to WNYC's Anna Sale preview the series that lends new meaning to the phrase "recycled materials."
Stephin Merritt and his Magnetic Fields are back on tour in support of the group’s new album, Realism. The tour touched down at BAM’s Howard Gillman Opera House for a special Valentine’s Day Eve concert, and you can stream the best four songs from that performance right here.
The great tenor saxophonist entertained a packed house at Park Slope's Barbès last month. Stream the entire concert here.
New York’s Greenwich Village scene of the 1960s gave rise to several talented blues and folk guitarists. One of them was Danny Kalb, who’s still pickin’ and recently performed a great set at Park Slope’s Barbès.
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.