Articles Tagged ‘Nirvana’

"Band on the floor, crowd on the stage. At the Pier, Raleigh NC, 1980" (Photo by Chris Seward, Courtesy of

R.E.M. Breaks Up

Seminal rock band R.E.M. has called it quits after 31 years. “To our Fans and Friends: As R.E.M., and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we…

A fan photo of The Pixies playing a concert at an unspecified venue.

Pixies: First Show Slated at Paramount in Huntington

Seminal alternative rock band the Pixies announced Tuesday they will…


The Bad Plus Groove At Bowery Ballroom

Wednesday 9.15 The Bad Plus @ the Bowery Ballroom 6 Delancey St. 8 p.m. $25. 866-858-0008. The Bad Plus – Dirty Blonde   The Bad…

Sonic Boom: Ruminations on Rock Journalism, Jim Greer and Spin Magazine’s 25th Anniversary

This month, Spin released its 25th anniversary issue: “The 100 Moments That Rocked Our World.” It’s the first issue of Spin I’ve purchased in…two years? I can’t remember. It’s really hit-or-miss these days. But this one was worth it…

Last Minute Christmas Gifts

East West is a mash-up of all things counter culture, providing Long Islander’s with the best in footwear, streetwear and lifestyle brands since 1997. From Penfield jackets to vintage Air Jordan’s (yes, re-issues too if you don’t want to break the bank) East West has the perfect gifts for hip folks on your holiday list this year. If you are looking to dress up someone’s wrist this year, why not pick up a limited edition Mr. Cartoon X G-Shock watch.