• Cold War Kids

    The Cold War Kids are growing up yet not growing old. The Long Beach–based soul-punk outfit began carefree and fun, but now the band—and their sound—is maturing. “I’m trying to come up with a better term for what this phase… [ read more ]

  • D-Day

    A man with slicked-back hair, a salt-and-pepper beard, knuckle tattoos, neck tattoos, and an anchor tattooed on his cheek strides into GiGi’s Antiques in Red Bank, NJ. One of the old women at the counter, perhaps GiGi herself, clutches her… [ read more ]

  • Juliet Simms

    She’s a young, fiery, sexy hybrid of Joan Jett and Juliette Lewis who says that she wants to model her career “after Janis Joplin, except without the drug addiction and dying when she is 27.” She’s Juliet Simms, the commanding… [ read more ]

  • Let me blow your mind

    Kiki de Montparnasse blouse; Lisa Marie Fernandez bikini bottoms; Kenneth Jay Lane earrings and ring; Loree Rodkin rings; Bulgari bracelet.There was graffiti everywhere,” Eve says about growing up in the Mill Creek housing projects in West Philadelphia. “It was the… [ read more ]

  • Inside the Dark Carnival

    It is 5:15 a.m. Saturday morning and I’m standing in a tent with a can of Stroh’s in my hand, my eyelids getting heavy from the time and the drink. To my left is a heavyset girl wearing nothing but… [ read more ]

  • Q & A With Benji and Joel Madden

    Ten years ago Benji and Joel Madden burst onto the scene with Good Charlotte. The single “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” put the band on heavy radio rotation and the two scrappy kids with a bunch of tattoos and… [ read more ]

  • Matt & Kim

    If you happened to be roaming the streets of Brooklyn late in the summer, you might have heard Matt & Kim cruising around blasting their new album, Sidewalks. “You can’t jam to your own music once it’s on the radio,”… [ read more ]