Tag: music

Alice Barker, 102 Harlem Renaissance Dancer Relives Her Youth

102 year old Alice Barker, who danced at clubs such as The Apollo, Cotton Club, and Zanzibar Club, with legends including Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, recently got a chance to see footage of herself from the…

“Danny Says” Finally Comes to NYC!

The documentary film “Danny Says” about Danny Field’s – the visionary, publicist, booking agent, and musical connector who first booked Max’s Kansas City, managed the Ramones and made the Doors famous – is finally having it’s New York City premiere.…

James Murphy and the Future Sounds of NYC’s Subway

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem has been working toward his longtime vision of making the NYC subway system a more musical experience. Here he is talking about it in a recent interview on WQXR.   and here is a short…

We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo – Wed, Aug 5, 6

We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo Mathew Ramirez Warren, USA, 2014, DCP, 81m Wednesday, August 5, 8:30pm Walter Reade Theater – tickets Boogaloo—which fuses R&B, doo-wop, and soul with mambo and other Caribbean styles and…

Steve Reich App to Improve Your Rhythm

Steve Reich has just released a free rhythm game app on the iTunes store called “Steve Reich’s Clapping Music” which allows you to compete for a chance to perform live with his ensemble! You can read more about here. And…

MOMENT NYC Ensemble, PS 110 years – Lower Eats Side!

MOMENT was proud to bring the MOMENT NYC Ensemble to PS110 to help celebrate their 110th year! The event was also host to the first annual Lower “Eats” Side – a food festival that celebrates the wide range of cultures,…

Record Store Day 2015!

Make sure to visit your favorite record store for the eighth annual Record Store Day Sat April 18th to pick up some rare vinyl and check out some local DJs and bands. If you don’t know, RSD takes place on…

#SaveNYC stand up for NYC Mom-and-Pops

Change is inevitable and can often be good as part of a natural evolution but not all change is good. There are some things that need to be preserved and protected by those who care. As Jerimiah Moss of Vanishing…

A Latino History of Hip-Hop in NYC pt1

Here’s a great podcast from Latino USA and NPR. Part 1 about the, mostly forgotten, history of Latino contributions to the birth of Hip Hop in New York City.

Pyramid Club’s Eternal Afterlife

Is it possible that Pyramid Club is the last of the downtown punk club still in existence? As I walked past it the other day I started trying to think of all the great small original punk venues that have…