Putting the American flag on an album cover is sure to get your album or single more than a passing glance from most people. It's a powerful symbol. So in honor of flag day (June 14), here are ten albums that display Old Glory front-and-center on the cover, which could make you think a little differently about the country in which you live. Curated by Nick Lucchesi and Thorin Klosowski.
In a special Village Voice Media collaborative project for Memorial Day Weekend, we're taking a look at some of the most epic, juicy burgers in this gallery of coast-to-coast burger porn. So, from Village Voice Media's thirteen papers, from OC Weekly to the Miami New Times, we present: burgers...
On March 17, 2011, Wu-Tang Clan, Yelawolf, Wild Flag, Fishbone, Trae Tha Truth, Marz Lovejoy, Rocky Business, Trouble Andrew, Ume, Times New Viking and DJ Erykah Badu provided music for the Village Voice Media/Frank151 SXSW Showdown at the Austin Music Hall. Roving photographer Nate "Igor"...
For the first time, SXSW began hosting official music showcases on Tuesday evening this year, including a set by Mister Heavenly with Michael Cera on bass (plus╠Ôň╩Man Man's Honus Honus and Islands' Nick Diamonds sharing vocal duties, and╠Ôň╩Modest Mouse's Joe Plummer on drums). Other Tuesday highl...
Lady Gaga, Green Day, Blues Traveler, Metric, Wolfmother, The Ettes, Deer Tick, MGMT, The Arcade Fire, Soundgarden and more played Chicago's Grant Park over the weekend of August 6-8, 2010. Photos by Mark C. Austin.
From Craigslist's inception in 1995 to St. Olaf student Katherine Olson's death to the recent slayings that has the web site under fire, we take a look at the events that have led up to the Concert For Katherine memorial taking place this weekend in Minneapolis. Click here for the in-depth story.
Her life cut short after replying to a "nanny wanted" ad on Craigslist, St. Olaf student Katherine Olson, 24 is remembered by family and friends as a bright and energetic soul. Here are some pics from her Facebook memorial page.
More images from the first day of spring and last day of SXSW in Austin, TX on Saturday, March 21. Featuring M. Ward, Echo and the Bunnymen, Will Sheff of Okkervil River, and more. PHOTOS BY PATRICK MICHELS
SXSW concludes in Austin, TX. Time to shower, sober up, get a good night's sleep, and get back to the real world. Depressed yet? Have a look at this chronicle of day four and relive the good times, with Ian Moore, Plush, The Tontons, and more. PHOTOS BY MARK C. AUSTIN
March 20, Austin TX. If you took anything away from SXSW on this day, let it be this: no matter our race, religion, politics, or lifestyle... when Devo plays, everybody shows up. Oh, also featuring Metallica, Silversun Pickups, and Tricky. PHOTOS BY MARK C. AUSTIN