Anthony Pirog

What's Going on Monday?

Monday’s NYC-area shows include boygenius, MUNA, Field Medic, Hemlocke Springs, Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, Joy Oladokun, and more.

The Messthetics' Anthony Pirog preps ambient LP ft Andy Summers, John Frusciante, more: hear Nels Cline collab

“It was an exciting challenge because I had no idea what they were going to send,” Pirog says. “I didn’t give any guidelines other than putting ‘ambient’ in quotes.” The album’s out in November.

The Messthetics (mems Fugazi) played Union Pool (pics, setlist)

The Messthetics, the instrumental trio featuring Fugazi’s rhythm section (Joe Lally and Brendan Canty) and experimental guitarist Anthony Pirog, are on tour now and played Brooklyn’s Union Pool on Friday…

The Messthetics (ex-Fugazi) prep debut for Dischord (listen), touring

The Messthetics, the instrumental trio made up of Fugazi’s rhythm section (Brendan Canty and Joe Lally) and experimental/jazz guitarist Anthony Pirog, have announced their self-titled debut album which will be out March 23 on Dischord….

NY Guitar Fest 2016 lineup & schedule (Valerie June, Nels Cline, William Tyler, Ryley Walker, more)

We just mentioned that there’s a guitar marathon with Ryley Walker, Noveller, Gyan Riley, Vernon Reid, William Tyler and more happening during the 2016 New York Guitar Festival, and here’s more info on that fest…

2015 Winter Jazz Fest lineup/schedule + Marc Ribot dates

The 11th annual NYC Winter Jazz Fest will happen January 8 – 10 at ten different NYC venues. This year’s line-up includes Marc Ribot & The Young Philadelphians, So Percussion, Robert Glasper Trio, Kneebody + Daedelus, Strange and Beautiful: The Music of John Lurie and The Lounge Lizards, and lots more…

Reports from Nike Run Hit Wonder in Central Park

The Nike Run Hit Wonder thingee took place in Central Park (NYC) on Wednesday, June 20, 2005.

“Shortly after, we coasted past Nina Sky, whom I’d never heard of before…