Jim Farber appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
New York Daily News music critic Jim Farber joins us with three must-hear new releases in our weekly Pick Three.
Monday, April 25, 2011
The Tribeca Film Festival has an accidental theme this year—music. The fest's musically-oriented lineup includes documentaries about A Tribe Called Quest, Ozzy Osbourne and the Kings of Leon, plus fictional films about a band breakup and even a former Blue Oyster Cult roadie. Daily News pop music critic Jim Farber tells us about these and other music-related offerings to be found at the festival.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Neil Young's latest album revolves around eco-cars and the economy. But the singer-songwriter's past attempts at concept records have earned mixed reviews. In another Soundcheck Smackdown, Jim Farber of the New York Daily News and Carl Wilson of Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper debate the new album, "Fork in the ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
A recent Wall Street Journal article exposed how big-name musicians are profiting from tickets they provide to ticket brokers, who in turn sell the seats above face value. Meanwhile, New Jersey's PNC Bank Arts Center has begun adding a $6 parking charge per ticket -- not per vehicle. Jim Farber
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
After four decades, the place that helped pioneer the stadium rock show is calling it quits. On the eve of Shea Stadium's final concert, we look back at some of the ballpark's musical highlights -- from the Beatles' 1965 famed appearance to shows by the Who, Simon & Garfunkel and ...
Thursday, July 03, 2008
In a time when CD sales are tanking, British rock band Coldplay's new album is a hotseller. "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" is the number one record in America for a second week in a row. But is the record really that good? We debate Coldplay’s ...
Friday, June 13, 2008
20 years ago, a young black man might be alienated for loving rock more than hip-hop. Today, modern rock acts from Gnarls Barkley to TV on the Radio are populated by African Americans. Joining us to investigate the factors are Vernon Reid
, founding member of the The Black Rock Coalition ...
Thursday, April 03, 2008
Paul Simon is being feted with a three-week retrospective at BAM this month. Today, New York Daily News music critic Jim Farber
examines the highs and lows in the singer's career.
Thursday, September 13, 2007
The pop and classical music worlds roll out their biggest guns every fall. This year is no exception. We get a look at what's on tap from New York Daily News
chief pop music critic Jim Farber
classical music critic Anastasia Tsioulcas
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
The musical "Spring Awakening" was showered with Tony nominations this year, but rock musicals don't always bloom so brilliantly. Why does one show rock for ages on Broadway, while another gets "unplugged?" We talk with Elizabeth Wollman
, author of "The Theater Will Rock: A History of the Rock Musical From ...