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Ethan Brown

September 12, 2005 | Fall Preview 2005 - Music
Hitmen of Harlem

The Diplomats’ do-it-yourself street rap wows fans—and label execs.

August 15, 2005 | Feature
Influences: Brian Wilson

The lost Beach Boy's favorite things—Phil Spector, Arthur Koestler, and Celine Dion's legs.

May 9, 2005 | Feature
Influences: Joni Mitchell

The folky songsmith discusses great artists and synchronicity. Just don’t call her a poet.

May 2, 2005 | Travel Feature
Montreal, Canada

Up-and-coming bands, hot parties, and a refreshingly friendly club scene.

April 25, 2005 | Pop Music Review
Newer Order

The band that invented moody eighties dance-rock makes fresh contact with its inner loveliness.

April 11, 2005 | Feature
Influences: Al Green

I watch The Apprentice. I like when he tells ’em “You’re fired!”

March 14, 2005 | Pop Music Review
The Half-Buck Stops Here

50 Cent hawks himself into a corner on The Massacre.

February 28, 2005 | Feature
Songwriter: Martha Wainwright

Rufus and I were totally trying to kill each other at all times. We’d also have these competitions to see who could outsing the other person at the top of their lungs and who could stay awake the longest.

February 21, 2005 | Intelligencer
Intelligencer: February 14–21, 2005

Damon Dash goes Harvey Weinstein-hunting, final skirmish in ‘DisneyWar’, Christopher Guest’s latest ensemble satire, and more.

February 7, 2005 | Intelligencer
Intelligencer: January 31–February 7, 2005

Irv Gotti’s dirty laundry, Melania Knauss's best dress man, Daniel Boulud on B’way, and more.