Remember the spring of 2012? Ah, those heady days when it was still possible to have a little more hope in mankind, a little healthier outlook on one’s own future and a general inkling that life might work out for the best in the end. (Still worked here, though.) Nothing like time slipping away to Read More
Starting July 8, the Museum of Modern Art’s concert series, Summergarden: New Music for New York, will return to the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. Summergarden, a collaboration between MoMA and its programming partners, the Julliard School and Jazz at Lincoln Center, is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. MoMA, if you don’t already know, has a long tradition of excellent jazz concerts in its sculpture garden. Sonny Rollins, for instance, recorded one of the great (and totally strange) live jazz albums there, 1985’s The Solo Album. A full schedule of events is below. Read More
“There will be no ‘bombtracks,'” Tom Morello curtly told the crowd a few songs into his set at the Javits Center last night. It wasn’t clear if the Harvard-educated Rage Against the Machine guitarist was referring to his former band’s song by that name, or the polemic ditties that song describes.
“Stop asking,” he added. Read More