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This weekend, Electric Daisy Carnival returns to New York for the second time, and the ever-growing festival has brought along more than a few heavyweights this time around. In addition to fan favorites like Porter Robinson, the festival has appealed to the increasingly diverse electronic audience by adding critical darlings like Maceo Plex and rising talents like Figgy. Click through our slideshow for the 7 artists we're most excited to see, with a song by each one you should hear to get you pumped up for the weekend!
While music festivals might get all the attention in the spring months, a city like New York will always attract the best artists for major concerts. With a legend like Paul McCartney, the reunion of The Postal Service, the ever-present RAC, and ASAP Rocky serving as only the opener to the main act, you won't have to travel to California, Chicago, or Miami to get your music fix. Click through for the best upcoming concerts in NYC!
If you're anything like us, you were posted up at the nearest happy hour spot after work this week. From the warm weather to the thunderstorms that came out of nowhere, we can all agree that Mother Nature has not been providing NYC with the most ideal spring conditions. It's finally Friday, and it's raining again.
Luckily, we've formulated a Spotify playlist to help you get through the rainy day.
Go HERE to subscribe to our "Rain, Rain, Go Away!" playlist and don't let the weather stop you from dancing in the rain.
If you're enjoying the heat and music in Austin this week, but you're feeling a little homesick, we've put together a list of ten bands, from Manhattan to Queens, to see in between your festival activities. Offering a little piece of home in Texas, these break-out stars and new talent from NYC shouldn't be missed. More>>
With winter in full force, a good concert may be the best way of forgetting about the chilly temps outside. From massive house music concerts to power pop shows, we've found the 7 best concerts to get you through the next few months. Click through to see our top picks and get your tickets early!
The top two headliners for the 2013 Governors Ball have been released, and it's the most impressive lineup to date. Kanye West and Kings of Leon top the bill, appearing alongside a third artist yet to be announced. Kanye will be performing his first solo show in NYC since 2008, and it'll be Kings of Leon's first show in the city since 2010. We did some investigating of our own, and we think we've figured out the third headliner. Check out who our money is on below! More»
[Sky Ferreira via] [A$AP Rocky]
2012 was a great year for music, with releases from amazing new artists like Frank Ocean, Purity Ring, and Fun. We're always excited for more, and it looks like the 2013 releases won't disappoint. To get a glimpse of what's to come, we have compiled a list of the 8 most anticipated albums of the year.
This winter, thousands of fans will travel through the icy weather to see some of the most exciting musical acts of the moment in New York City. From burgeoning garage rockers to bona fide superstars, everyone is making a stop in the Big Apple this winter. Click through to find out when and where the likes of Lady Gaga, Purity Ring, The Rolling Stones, and Madeon will be rocking out!
2012 proved to be a pivotal year in music. Lana Del Rey continued to explode on the blogosphere, and Azealia Banks brought seapunk to the mainstream (with help from Rihanna). Additionally, multiple artists from the late 90's created new albums for the first time in over a decade. No Doubt's latest release "Push and Shove" was their first recording in 11 years. It's no surprise that 90's nostalgia provided inspiration for 2012. We've compiled a list of the top 10 albums to sum up our year of partying.
[Theophilus London, Anja Rubik, Karl Lagerfeld, Andre Saraiva] [Santigold, Rihanna] [Taylor Swift] [Beyonce]
Instagram is the latest craze when it comes to social media, and we're totally hooked. Not only can you share your own selfies, but you can stalk the lives of your favorite celebrities. That's why we put together this list of musicians we can't help but follow to get a glimpse of the glamorous lifestyle we've always dreamed about. Check it out, and let us know your favorite musicians to follow!
This weekend, amidst the Halloween parties and storm chaos, the European music festival Sensation made it's U.S. debut in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center. From the looks of it, the two-day rager was the place to be this Halloween weekend, and we've got tons of party-goer Instagrams to prove it. From glow-in-the-dark costumes to an unexpected engagement, check out some shots of the madness at the first ever Sensation Innerspace in NYC.
Thursday, May 23
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.