Chris Richards

  1. last night's gig
    Suicide Cross Back Over the Styx, to GreenpointSuicide singer Alan Vega is now 70 years old.
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    Jazzman McCoy Tyner Recalls Times With Coltrane, Hits the KeysBy age 18, Tyner was touring coast to coast in John Coltrane’s station wagon.
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    See David Banner Swing From the Rafters at Big Rap ShowBanner hung from the rails of the balcony, looming 40 feet above the crowd, but thankfully did not attempt to reenact the finale of Pearl Jam’s “Evenflow” video.
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    Perez Hilton Hosts Concert With Suitably Nutty PerformersSome say a JPEG with scribbly MS Paint genitals is worth a thousand words. Perez Hilton is a master of such visual haiku, and when it comes to emceeing an event, he’s equally succinct with his hyperbole.
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    Go-Go a No-Go at Mark Ronson’s CMJ Showcase Featuring WaleFans cheered, though, as Wale encouraged Sarah Palin to “go back to your igloo.”
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    Slideshow: Onstage, T.I. Brings Out the Big Guns (By Which We Mean Rappers)No rap show would be complete without a parade of guests — and T.I. brought out some biggies: Lupe Fiasco, Swizz Beatz, and — Hov! — Jay-Z.
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    Willie Nelson Earns Everything But the Panties at Radio CityOver the course of his 30-song sing-along last night, Willie Nelson proved he’s nothing if not generous.
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    MY BLOODY VALENTINE PLAY LOUDEST SHOW EVER!!The recently reunited My Bloody Valentine made good on its ear-searing mythology.
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    Jamey Johnson and Lee Ann Womack, Achy and Breaky in All the Right PlacesJohnson is a dark-hearted country beardo who sings like he’s just been punched in the gut, and Womack still tried to out-sad her opener.
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    Yeeeeah: Young Jeezy Gets His Michael Phelps OnJeezy skipped Phelps favorite “Go Getta,” but still brought the chariots of fire.