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watch mini-documentary about Maxwell’s (only 2 days left!)

As we've mentioned more than a couple times, we are really in the final days of venerated Hoboken rock club, Maxwell's, which closes its doors for good after 35 years on Wednesday (7/31)...

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upcoming hip hop shows in NYC: Pusha T, Styles P, Curren$y, SpaceGhostPurrp, Killer Mike (who played ‘Letterman’) & more

Fabolous plans to release his first album since 2009, Loso's Way 2: Rise to Power, at some point this year, and he's got a NYC show coming up on April 26 at BB King's with Pusha T...

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FACT’s Top 50 Albums of 2012

FACT is still one of the best sources for cutting edge electronic music, and I always look forward to their top 50 albums of the year list, which they've just published for 2012...

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Action Bronson, Paul Banks, Spaceghostpurrp, Savages, Alchemist & more playing House of Vans party during CMJ

Action Bronson at MHOW in August (more by Ryan Muir)
Paul Banks at FYF Fest 2012 (more by Debi Del Grande)

Complex is throwing a big, free, multi-genre, non-CMJ party during CMJ at Brooklyn's House of Vans on October 18...

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What’s going on Thursday?

Screaming Females at BV-SXSW 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Heliotropes at Death By Audio (more by Devan Council)

Hunters at MHoW (more by Chris La Putt)

today in NYC
* Rob Curto @ Barbes
* Beanie Sigel, Ka @ SOB's
* Dayna Kurtz @ Barbes
* Davell Crawford @ Joe's Pub
* Secret Movie Show @ UCB East
* Steel Panther @ Starland Ballroom (NJ)
* Stanley Jordan Trio @ Iridium Room
* 2 Chainz autograph signing @ J&R
* John Zorn Improv Night @ The Stone
* Dom Flemons and Boo Hanks @ Joe's Pub
* Smoota, Pegasus Warning @ Cameo Gallery
* Viceroy, Tamara Sky @ Hudson Terrace Roof
* Marina & The Diamonds, MS MR @ Webster Hall
* Gladys Knight, The Commodores @ Coney Island
* 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche @ The Living Theatre
* Planet of the Abts, Paper Robots @ Bowery Ballroom
* Sonny and the Sunsets, MAGIC TRICK @ Mercury Lounge
* Screaming Females, Hunters, Heliotropes @ 92YTribeca
* Janeane Garofalo, Todd Barry @ Eastville Comedy Club
* Chris Bathgate, Two Man Gentleman Band @ The Rock Shop
* Gondola, Lead Stones,Thank You Goodnight @ Cake Shop
* Ezra Furman & His Band, We Barbarians @ Knitting Factory
* Porches, My Dad, Water House, Fat History Month @ Big Snow
* Mischief Brew, Trepanning, Brook Pridemore @ Death By Audio
* Nude Beach, Swearin', Golden Clouds, Yogurt Brain @ Union Pool
* Buffalo Killers, Velcro Lewis, Prince Rupert's Drops @ Glasslands
* Davi Viera, Mister Melt, Club Girls, Orchestra Metafiscia @ Pianos
* Skaters, The Drowners, Texture, Coasta @ The Studio at Webster Hall
* Mykki Blanco, SFV Acid, Physical Therapy, Krystal Klear @ The Hester
* Stephan Moore, Caroline Park, Tim Rovinelli and Evidence @ The Stone
* Mewithoutyou, Kevin Devine, Buried Beds @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Earth Science, Bulletproof Tiger, North End, Noxious Foxes @ Muchmore's
* Cursive, Titus Andronicus, Love as Laughter, Joyce Manor @ House of Vans
* Free Pussy Riot Public Reading with Chloe Sevigny, Karen Finley & more @ Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel
* Magnetic Island, Grass Is Green, Passenger Peru, Flying Pace @ Shea Stadium
* JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, the Benny's, Alice and the RV @ Asbury Lanes (NJ)
* From Bacteria To Boys, Mick Barr/Tim Dahl/Kevin Shea, Cellular Chaos @ Zebulon
* Organs, Wild Ones, The Foxx, Bummer City, Lukeinternet, Tubetops, Active @ XPO 929
* Cassie Ramone w/ Julie K-Holes, Deep Time, Turn To Crime, Weird Rivers, I'm Turning Into @ 285 Kent

As you may have heard, tonight is the opening night for "480 Pixels", the BrooklynVegan-centric photo exhibit going down at the 92Y Tribeca now through September 6th...

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Mad Decent Block Party lineup revealed (Williamsburg Park is the NYC venue); TNGHT EP; new Bonde Do Role out now

Bonde Do Role at Bowery Ballroom in 2008 (more by Bao Nguyen)

Back in June, we mentioned that the Mad Decent Block Parties were returning this summer and then earlier this month, they revealed a list of artists, but didn't say who was playing each c...

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Odd Future announce tour, Long Island & CT shows included; Tyler, Earl & Frank Ocean will be in NYC the same day

As mentioned on BV Chicago earlier this week, Odd Future announced some news and a tour that happens after the previously announced The Internet and Tyler the Creator/Earl Sweatshirt shows...

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Mad Decent Block Parties lineup revealed (Action Bronson, Mr. MFN eXquire, Spaceghostpurrp, BADBADNOTGOOD & more)

Action Bronson at Red Hook Park in June (more by Eric M. Townsend)

As mentioned, Mad Decent Block Parties are returning this summer, hitting Toronto, Philly, NYC, Chicago, and LA...

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GZA performed ‘Liquid Swords’ at MHOW w/ surprise guest Spaceghostpurrp (pics & videos)

"in case y'all were wondering: the gza fucking killed the music hall of williamsburg tonight." - William Ruben Helms

GZA at Music Hall of Williamsburg - 6/14/12

GZA came to Music Hall of Williamsburg for two shows on Thursday (6/14) as part of Northside Festival, both of which were full performances of his classic album Liquid Swords, played with backing band Grupo Fantasma...

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Spaceghostpurrp welcomed ‘Mysterious Phonk’ at SOB’s w/ Despot & Vinny Chase (pics, video)

"SOBs a zoo. When does the @despotroast rap? Im too sleepy from Bonnaroo and Fat Tony last night. After the Zomby before the Purrp." - Himanshu

Spaceghostpurrp at SOB's - 6/12/12...

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