While Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo band together to solicit federal money in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, pollsters are already surveying a hypothetical contest between the two governors in 2016
That elites—that is, elected officials, New York Times op-ed columnists, the editor in chief of the New Yorker and other big-ticket Beltway machers—really like Bruce Springsteen is not news, at least insofar as pretty much everyone who cares about music really likes Bruce Springsteen.
Streets of Your Town: This week's concerts, with Bruce Springsteen, Andrew WK, David Johansen, and more
Streets of Your Town is a weekly selection of New York's live music offerings, from rock to jazz to folk and rap. In this week's lineup: Bruce Springsteen, Andrew WK, Chick Corea, and more.
"The triumph of rhythm is really the story that connects all these genres," Hermes told Capital. "Punk was simplifying rock to very basic rhythms. The minimalists were taking 12-tone compositions and reducing them to a pulse. Disco was all about rhythm, obviously, hip-hop, salsa, and the loft jazz scene to an extent." His book, Love Goes to Buildings on Fire, chronicles how five years of music in New York City changed American music forever.