New York circa 1921. "New York Band Instrument Co., East 14th Street." Dealer in Victrolas and Victor records, also seen here in its window display. Next door: Great China Chop Suey. 5x7 glass negative, Bain News Service. View full size.
Excitement reigned Tuesday night on Santa Barbara’s State Street. On one block, several generations of colorfully garbed concertgoers milled about, ready for a sold out show by the Patti Smith Band at the Granada Theater, while half a block away, another glitzy crowd grew to 1000 outside the Arlington Theater. Show More Summary
Some of the area's best local bands joined forces to put on an outstanding show at U St Music Hall this weekend. [ more › ]
A field recording of a Thai psychedlia band from DA+. 50+ chapters of grad skool advice goodness: Grad Skool Rulz ($1!!!!)/From Black Power/Party in the Street!!
by Bill Pearis Manic Street Preachers @ Webster Hall, 2009 (more by Alexis Maindralt) Long-running Welsh band Manic Street Preachers released their 12th album, Futurology, last year which went to #2 in the UK and made its way onto a...
A 76-year-old beggar in Guiyang, Guizhou province has gained attention on social media after a passerby posted images of him and his band of scruffy dogs online. [ more › ]
Links to the best reading in fund investing Big fund companies are banding together to launch an off-exchange trading venue, or “dark pool” — Kirsten Grind, The Wall Street Journal Remember “contango” risks associated with oil-futures tracking exchange-traded funds such as the United States Oil Fund (USO) Eric Balchunas, Bloomberg After pumping $300 million into FXCM [...]
Every so often, an album comes along that makes your ears feel like they're being diddled by an alien creature's bizarre tentacles. Head Wound City's EP is one of these albums. The band is a noisegrind supergroup with two members of the Blood Brothers, two members of the Locust, and Nick Zinner—the guitarist from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Show More Summary
Cortez and his band of time-traveling pirates/Conquistadors hit the mean streets of Angel City! Read the rest
Last fall, Australia’s The Smith Street Band released its debut for Side One Dummy Records, Throw Me In The River. As the band proved on its previous releases, it’s no slouch at offering up boisterous takes on pop-punk, so much so that the album wasn’t enough to contain its anthemic tracks. Show More Summary
Mitt Romney is preparing to run for president for a third time. But if he is launching a campaign, it was off to a bad start already with this verdict on his last one in The Wall Street Journal the day before, from an article about Republicans' new emphasis on wage stagnation and economic mobility: For Republicans circling the 2016 race, the focus on […]
Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, no stranger to authoring books, is releasing a new memoir on February 24 via Dey Street Books called Girl In A Band, presumably named for the ill-advised question female musicians are often asked in interviews...
The painting "Wendy and Me," which was stolen from the Rodrigue Gallery on Royal Street Tuesday, was found by members of the punk rock band Stereo Fire Empire leaning against the Omni Royal Hotel late Tuesday evening. The men took the painting to the NOPD's Eighth District Station and gave it to the police. Show More Summary
An acid wash jogger may seem like an intimidating choice, but in fact, we think it's the perfect look for a casual winter Saturday! Gone are the day's of 80's rock bands and giant hair, but lucky for us, acid wash is here to stay. To...Show More Summary
The film-noir clip urges unsanctioned street action near Moscow's Red Square following the sentencing of a prominent opposition leader read more
Stay protected from the potential snow expected in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve under the shelter of the Fremont Street Experience and its cavalcade of tribute bands. TributePalooza rolls out starting at 5:30 p.m. and keeps on rocking until 3:30 a.m. to welcome in 2015.
Dodging The Draft, Russian Style Every April and October the color khaki seems to suddenly sprout on the streets as bands of young soldiers appear in the cities; skinny, in uniforms either too large or small, with pinched red noses and red ears, scowling at the Maybachs and gold-leaf restaurants....
Four days after police cleared the streets around Hong Kong government headquarters of nearly all pro-democracy protesters, authorities on Monday moved against two small bands of holdouts.
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One neighborhood in California had banded together to create what is arguably the best Christmas lights show so far. According to the NY Daily News, residents of an entire block on Manning Street in Yucaipa, California, got together for the fourth year to create their synchronized Christmas lights show. Show More Summary