The Ill-Fitting Economics of Music Merch

How much does an artist really earn from your drunken T-shirt purchase?

The Anarchic History of OPEC SID, New York’s Legendary Punk Hotline

Three decades ago, the punk rockers, hardcore kids and metalheads of New York City relied on the operators of one answering machine to find out where bands were playing. This is the story of 212-OPEC-SID

The Lone Webmaster Keeping the Dream of Woodstock ’99 Alive

Fires, an orgy of mud and filth, even sexual assaults: Woodstock ’99 was a well-publicized disaster. But on the still functional, festival fans still celebrate the greatest weekend ever

These Concert Albums Will Make It Feel Like You’re There

Live shows are on hold because of the pandemic. But the best live albums can turn your living room into a cozy concert hall.