- Meet Horsegirl, Three Teenagers Keeping No Wave Alive in Chicago
The race is on to finish their album before they head off to college.
- The Cost of Live Music's Virtual, Hybrid Future
What goes into sustaining this new model of digital nightlife and performance?
- Music, Freedom, and the Anti-Capitalism of 'Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist' Being young and a music fan in the 2000s, even as recently as the mid 2010s, meant pirating.
- The New Normal For Independent Venues
As plans to reopen stay on hold, venues across the country are working with artists to figure out "the new normal."
- Missed My Transfer, Found a Connection [Print Only]
Immersing yourself in the setting of a well-thumbed book can be the key to finding your niche in a new city. How one girl learned to be a New Yorker, rock and roll style.
- 8 NYC Books For When You Miss New York (Even Though You're Quarantined Here...)
Sink into your comfiest chair and follow the footsteps of New Yorkers (real and fictional) from the safety of your living room.
- When Two Bands Realize They Can Make Music with Vacuum Cleaners if They Want To
In New York, the DIY scene has flourished once again.
- Impress Your Date With This Valentine's Day Playlist of Underrated Love Songs
Relax and have a good night. We curated the playlist for you.
- The Real Story Behind Amazon's The Report Starring Adam Driver as Daniel J. Jones
The new film dives into the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of the CIA's Enhanced Interrogation Techniques.
- One Child Nation Explores China's One-Child Policy--and Offers a Familiar Warning
Nanfu Wang's documentary on its birth-restriction program unpacks the same sort of calculated rhetoric that led to family separations at our border.
- The King Might Not Be Totally Historically Accurate, But Timotheé Chalamet's Bowl Cut Sure As Hell Is
We’ve rounded up what’s true and what’s legend in Netflix's adaptation of Shakespeare's battle epics.
- How Shia LaBeouf's Honey Boy Delves Into His Arrest, Trauma, and Time on Even Stevens
The actor's semi-autobiographical new movie addresses his real-life struggles.
- What to Read, Watch, and Listen to In Preparation For the Robot Apocalypse
With 'Terminator: Dark Fate' out this weekend, we've rounded up the books, movies, and shows to prep you for the day we get terminated.
- Spotlight: Wooing
Something about the fact that Rachel Trachtenburg, 25-year-old frontwoman of Brooklyn band Wooing, used to collect dust bunnies isn’t exactly surprising.
- Robert Mapplethorpe, Master of Lasting Impressions
“Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now,” shows the artist’s influence on contemporary photography in the haute art world at the Guggenheim Museum, beginning January 25.
- Up-and-Coming Voices of New York: Hilton Dresden
"Dressing and being myself, I know it’s not the norm, but it helps other people take risks and be who they really want to be.”