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09.10.14 Sophie Weiner

After a warm up set by a club DJ who overstayed his welcome, and at least ten minutes of dramatic intro music, Ninja and Yolandi Vi$$er entered the stage at Terminal 5, bundled in Hazmat-orange sweatsuits, but not for long. Over the course of the few first songs, Die Antwoord’s weirdo mash-up of hip hop and dance […]

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07.11.14 Sophie Weiner

“Yung Lean is part of rap’s long tradition of doing it all wrong,” ANIMAL’s Brandon Soderberg wrote about the Swedish internet rap darling a few months ago. Stylistically, maybe, but at Yung Lean’s victory lap show last night in Brooklyn it was clear he’s doing something right. His fans, pastel weed-leaf printed kids out on […]

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05.02.14 ANIMAL

Here’s some art, film, music and other stuff happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com. FRIDAY 69° F NIGHT 50° F New in theaters: Ida.  ANIMAL x Glad Tidings present: What Cheer? Brigade, Rev. Vince Anderson, The Love Supreme, Bueno at Brooklyn Night Bazaar. (7pm-1am, free, […]

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04.22.14 ANIMAL

Exciting news! In the words of our friends at Glad Tidings, “SOMEONE LET US AT THE BROOKLYN NIGHT BAZAAR!” ANIMAL New York has teamed up with Glad Tidings From New York to present two nights — Friday May 2nd and Saturday May 3rd — of awesome music. It’s free. It’s all ages. There’s skee-ball, apparently. What more do you […]

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03.19.14 Marina Galperina

We don’t have much to go in trying to interpret what the hell is going on in these photos of Skull x Skull that Tod Seelie shot for us. The event is put on by Skidmarxxx every Sunday of SXSW. It starts in the afternoon and goes until the cops shut it down, every time. Geographically, it’s within the city limits of […]

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12.05.12 Andy Cush

Live music funding service WeDemand operates on a simple premise: get enough fans to commit to attending a concert, and artists may be able to travel to areas they otherwise wouldn’t. First, bands sign up for the service, then “superfans” in a particular city buy advance, discounted tickets. If enough money is raised, the show […]

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06.21.12 Andy Cush

For those of you not in New York, an update: it’s going to be 100 degrees outside later today. 100 sticky, sweaty degrees. Hot town! Summer in the city! The back of my neck is getting dirty and gritty! And New Yorkers, we know. We’re dealing with it too. For you lucky souls sitting at […]

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06.16.10 Marina Galperina

The Bicycle Film Festival hits it off tonight with a Bikes Rock concert/party at Santos Party House. Come hear NINJASONIK (free with password: “bikes rock”) and grab a free beer from Brooklyn Brewery between 8pm and 9pm. Check out this year’s pyrotastic festival trailer. […]

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05.14.10 Marina Galperina

Want to design Williamsburg’s next music venue? East River State Park is looking empty and ready for your creative input, designers. SuckerPUNCH challenges you to create a network of stages for free summer concert series/JELLY pool parties. See the official rules and requirements here and get sketching. […]

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