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New York thrives on music. Consequently, the city is a hotbed for everyone from young aspiring artists to living musical legends. Whether you're in the mood to catch an up-and-coming indie artist at Bowery Ballroom or watch legendary rockers Sting and Paul Simon perform at Madison Square Garden, we've navigated through the hundreds of shows and concerts this month to find the (objectively, of course) best ones to attend!
Runway shows are never silent. The collections illicit a mood dramatized by sound, as the beat keeps the passing elements in step. The shows are a carefully orchestrated, sometimes theatrical, displays. They are a confluence of players, costumes, music, and lights. Michel Gaubert is fashion's most prominent sound stylist. Neither composer nor DJ, he's simply a man with a vast collection of music stored onto his iPods and laptop. As a go-to for Karl Lagerfeld, Gaubert has subsequently mixed tracks for the shows of Balenciaga, Dries van Noten and Raf Simons, to name a few. Gaubert's Instagram account is one of the coolest we've seen, with over 8,000 some-odd affirmations of his quirky sensibility. Here, we explore the inner world of Gaubert, a key player in the behind-the-scenes of fashion. More»
Being that it's only Tuesday, the weekend may still seem very far away, so we've come up with a playlist to give you a little musical encouragement to get through the rest of the week. Jam out to a rousing mix of The Subways, Iggy Pop, and Skrillex as you countdown to Friday. From electrifying EDM to brash English rock, we've got you covered. Click through and enjoy our Tuesday tunes! More»
Give yourself a pat on the back - you're halfway there! To celebrate hump day and help you get through the rest of the week in one piece, we're sharing 10 of our favorite songs that will help you survive. From upbeat tunes for that midday slump to mellow tracks that will inspire productivity, click through for 10 songs to get you through Wednesday! More»
Jean Paul Gaultier for Lady Gaga. Marc Jacobs for Miley Cyrus. Emilio Pucci for Beyonce. The list is endless. From The Kills for Equipment to Sky Ferriera for Saint Laurent, fashion and music are constantly intertwined, as each draws inspiration off the other (Jay-Z's 'Tom Ford,' Madonna's 'Vogue,' Kanye's 'Dark Fantasy,' David Bowie's 'Fashion'...). So click through for 12 music-inspired finds to update your standard white earbuds and pay homage to your favorite bands and musicians. More»
Keeping track of all of the year's upcoming musical festivals can seem like a daunting task. But you can relax, because we have you covered. Staying true to the 5 W's [who, what, when, where, why], we have compiled the must-see acts and where they are heading this spring/summer. And let's face it, between the OutKast Reunion, Miley's rumored attendance and Lana del Rey's final performance, you're going to want to stay in-the-know and grab your tickets early. So grab your best gal pals, your favorite flower crown headpiece and and click through to see the hottest headliners at the biggest music festivals this year. More»
A new year means there are new memories to create, and going to a show is one of the best ways to do so. There are plenty of concerts we're looking forward to all year, but January starts off strong with what is sure to be an unforgettable show at the Barclays Center, a few of our indie favorites teaming up for a special cover show led by Beach House, and Action Bronson laying down evidence that he may very well be the best in NYC. Click through for the full list of our favorite shows to catch this January! More»
Despite the fact that DJing is about musical taste more than anything else, we're used to seeing guys behind the booth. As much as we love to hear them spin at clubs, we were thrilled to see the influx of female DJs taking over nightlife in 2013. To celebrate their success, we've rounded up some of our favorite female DJs who we're excited to see again in 2014.
2013 was a big, no not big, huge year for music and the artists that delivered. Daft Punk made a comeback, Lorde gave the music scene of dose of their own medicine, Chvrches came out of nowhere and amazed crowds at music festivals all over the world. We can consider this past year to be a stepping stone in the music world branching out, yet allowing history to repeat itself with old school favorites. We have been more than impressed with the talent that has debuted this year, and we can't wait for more. In no particular order, click through to see our favorite albums of 2013.
2013 has been an incredible year for music, so naturally the year is ending with a string of highly-anticipated concerts in NYC. Whether you're looking for the next big artist or want to see a chart-topper, we've rounded up the shows we're most excited for. From Beyonce at Barclays Center to A$AP Rocky and The Black Keys sharing a stage at the Highline Ballroom, here's your December Concert Guide.
It's finally the weekend, and you're ready to run, not walk, out of the office to celebrate the end of yet another week. As you venture out on the town, we've put together the freshest pregame playlist that is vital to your weekend's festivities. So pour yourself a drink, hit play on your iPod and get ready to go. Click through to hear this weekend's pregame tracks. More»
Sunday, March 9
Sean MacPherson took some time out to chat with us about his new restaurant, so click through to find out why we\'re calling Margaux your new go-to in NYC.