Call it futurepop, EBM, darkwave, whatever you want -- but alternative electronic icons VNV Nation have long struck a chord in Florida, where a predilection for synth-pop is long-standing. The group's frontman and leader, Ronan Harris, is based in Germany, while his musical partner, Mark Jacks ... More >>
Friday, February 17*Green Room has a lot going on this weekend, starting with tonight's shindig, a David Bowie tribute featuring local acts playing music by the honoree. In the later hours, the event turns into a DJ-driven afterparty for the VNV Nation show at Culture Room. Admission is free. Cli ... More >>
He's a kompas king, a diaper-dancer and a firebrand, and he just may be Haiti's best hope for a president with more efficacy than an ingrown hair. Votes are being counted, and it's between former first lady Mirlande Manigat and our boy, Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly. Why ours, exactly? Well, he's a ... More >>
Tour diary: Otto von Schirach and Notorious Nastie do Europe.
Lady GaGa may idolize Warhol, but her pop nostalgia is far from factory-made.
Digging below the surface to discover stellar new sounds
A new documentary retraces the life and musical influences of Kurt Cobain
Ziggy Marley has spent the past two years on the road, and he's still going
Newest DDR: Same game, fresh set list.
Return to Cookie Mountain (4AD UK)
Guitar Hero cranks rhythm-gaming up to 11.
Nine Inch Nails returns, angry as ever, and With Teeth
New releases available this week
Dada's Five Year Anniversary
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Hollywood)
DJs Z-Trip and P deliver one of the first album-length mash-ups
Meet Timb: Post-Punk Techno Hip-Hop for the Emo Dance Community!
Ima Robot (Virgin)
Welcome to the Monkey House (Capitol)
Heaven isn't too far away, and neither is their Behind the Music
Phaser treats musical heartbreak with alcohol, cigarettes, and rain
Time once again to sift through the latest in local-band recordings
Where there's a Willis, there's a cult icon who can whup rock's geniuses
Moulin Rouge Soundtrack (Interscope Records)
Aiming for a familiar audience, the films of summer hope for more hits than misses
D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it
Bowie at the Beeb: The Best of the BBC Radio Sessions 68-72 (Virgin Records)
"Making Time: Considering Time as a
Material in Contemporary Video & Film,"
The Chili Pepper