Beastie Boys announce book tour for upcoming memoir
’Beastie Boys Book’ is not your typical memoir, and includes includes a cookbook by chef Roy Choi, a graphic novel, a map of Beastie Boys’ New York, mixtape playlists, rare photos, original illustrations, and pieces by guest contributors like Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Spike…
Jeff Tweedy announces new solo LP ‘WARM’ (listen to “Some Birds”)
Jeff also has a memoir coming out in November.
Joan Jett, M.I.A., ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ & more upcoming “Times Talks”
The New York Times’ ”Times Talks” series always has some interesting conversations in the works and there are a few of note this fall...
Chris Gethard wrote a book about losing, going on tour
”This is a book that I specifically hope speaks to people who feel like no one believes in them, sometimes not even themselves. If you have some crazy dream you want to chase, some crazy risk you want to take, this book encourages you to take that swing.”
Jeff Tweedy touring, added to OctFest, releasing a book
Jeff Tweedy plays day one of Pitchfork's OctFest on Governors Island, the same day as Vince Staples, Nao, Saba, Preoccupations, and more.
John Darnielle doing ‘Selected Shorts’ at Symphony Space; Mountain Goats touring
Mountain Goats frontman John Darnielle will ”explore the connective tissues between songwriting and storytelling” for 'Selected Shorts,' ”a weekly public radio show broadcast” that ”[features] stories around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest a…
Monty Python’s Eric Idle going on book tour for new memoir
The Monty Python member's upcoming "sortabiography" will be out October 2.
The Residents wrote a novel, celebrating with free NYC Q&A/signing
Having made records, films, and musicals over the last 40+ years, enigmatic oddballs The Residents have just released a novel.