Author: Catilin White

  • JUNGLE BOOGIE

    London’s latest foray into modern soul comes cloaked in the accidental secrecy of Josh Lloyd-Watson and Tom McFarland, who went simply by “J” and “T” when the pair signed to XL Recordings sans press photos or much information. But the music spoke for itself — rich, funk-dipped pop that bubbled and spurted in its own […]

  • BLOODY GOOD SHOW

    Fans of Paul Thomas Anderson’s acclaimed film There Will Be Blood will be thrilled that the Wordless Music Orchestra is hosting two screenings of the film accompanied by a live rendition of the score. Fans of Ryan Adams and the original composer of the film’s score, Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, will be equally pleased that both […]

  • KNOW YOUR ENEMY

    Public Enemy graces Brooklyn Bowl tonight, bringing their revolutionary rap style to the heart of Williamsburg. Since their breakout in 1987 with Yo! Bum Rush the Show!, Public Enemy have been mixing their signature perspective on social-justice issues with hip-hop’s political and radical roots. Not only that, but Chuck D, Flavor Flav, DJ Lord, and […]

  • TOP TEN LIST

    Esteemed author and rock critic Greil Marcus discusses his latest book The History of Rock ’n’ Roll in Ten Songs with The New Yorker’s own current music and culture critic Sasha Frere-Jones. Marcus has previously authored books like Mystery Train and Lipstick Traces, but has struck out in a different direction for his new project, […]

  • SWAMP ROCK

    Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas have been bringing nature to life as Widowspeak with their yearning, nostalgia-laced jams for a while now, so it seems fitting that they perform outdoors in MoMA’s sculpture garden tonight. Regular museum admission grants listeners access to the special performance, which is held in conjunction with the MoMa Nights […]

  • OFF TO SEE THE WIZ

    Wiz Khalifa brings his “Under the Influence of Music” tour to the tri-state area’s iconic Jones Beach Theater tonight. Toward the end of 2013, Wiz started discussing his new album Blacc Hollywood, and now the Pittsburgh rapper is prepping its release. The record will be his fifth studio album, out on August 19 through Atlantic […]

  • PEN PALS

    For a great conversation between two female authors with brand new books—Emma Straub and Edan Lepucki—head to the latest installment of the Literary BFFs series. The event will be held in Soho, and is hosted by David Gutowski, aka Largehearted Boy. Emma’s new novel, The Vacationers (Riverhead), follows a family’s travels in Mallorca while Edan’s […]

  • BOWLING FOR SOUL

    Brooklyn Bowl is already well-known for hosting a weekly Questlove DJ night called, wait for it, Bowl Train. This week however, it’s a special, one-of-a-kind affair that celebrates five years of Brooklyn Bowl and Bowl Train. For five hours, Questlove blare his signature setlist of soulful tunes. A $5 Brooklyn Brewery beer special helps get […]

  • ALL OF A SUDDEN

    Summer in New York City means outdoor movies galore. Tonight the Bryant Park Summer Film Festival hosts a screening of the 1959 classic Suddenly Last Summer. Featuring greats like Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, and Montgomery Clift, the film is a Gore Vidal adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ psychodrama. What better suits a carefree summer evening than […]

  • BROOKLYN’S BEST

    For those who are sticking around the city for the weekend, Brooklyn Museum is offering a range of activities today for the First Saturdays program. There’s discounted admission to the current exhibit: “Ai Weiwei: According to What?,” then at five Matuto will play live music, a band that blends Afro-Brazilian beats with folk and bluegrass […]