• What To Look For : Fall 2007

    2007 has already been a banner year in new albums, and it's only Labor Day.  But as the leaves change colors and kids go back to school, even more will be coming out, including some we've all been waiting for:

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  • Siren Festival 2007 Recap

     
    QRO was lucky enough to cover what may be the last Siren Music Festival, in all of its Coney Island glory.  But if this was Siren’s swan song, the event went off on a high note. ...
  • Electronic Albums of Summer ’07

    The summer is when everyone's energy is at its maximum, so you gotta have a way to release it.  Thankfully, there are a handful of electronic albums this year that will help you do just that.   They're not all club-hopping booty-shakers though; some of...

  • Siren Festival Preview


    Come Saturday, July 21st, The Village Voice’s annual Siren Music Festival rocks Brooklyn’s own Coney Island, and QRO will be there to cover it all.  With a better line-up than the event’s seen in years, here’s our band-by-band preview of the two stages,...

  • Outdoors in New York


    This summer, there's gonna be a lot of great outdoor concerts right inside the biggest city in the world, New York.  What's more, most of 'em are totally free (QRO Free NYC Schedule)!  Here's a blow-by-blow recap...

  • Free NYC Concert Schedule


    Summetime in The Big Apple has always been special.  The need for bodies to fight The Civil War led to the infamous 1863 New York Draft Riots.  The Son of Sam, a city-wide blackout, CBGB's, and a Yankees run at the pennant...

  • Songs About Vegetables

    Growing up, just about everyone hates vegetables.  Eventually, we all grow out of it, and some of us even become vegetarians.  Who knew?  There's a tasty array of songs named for or dedicated to vegetables, and, in honor, here's a list of 'em...

  • What To Look For : Summer 2007

    The first half of 2007 was full of solid releases, and the second half is shaping up to be even better.  Throughout the summer, while bands are on the road and playing festivals, several more will drop albums and some highly-anticipated:

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  • Musicians as Politicians

    Musicians as Politicians

      As long as there have been hit musicians, there have been hit musicians who want to try their hand at something new: actor, mogul, humanitarian, reality TV, etc.  And as long as there have been elected officials, there have been all sorts of celebrities who’ve wanted to get...