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The music of New York
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

Pistolera’s Sandra Velasquez: My Summer Playlist

Pistolera’s Sandra Velasquez: My Summer Playlist

The NYC band has a new album (stream it), release show (go to it) and suggestions for the perfect summery playlist Read »

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Pajama Club (Neil Finn), “From a Friend to a Friend”

MpFree Wednesday: Pajama Club (Neil Finn), “From a Friend to a Friend”

Crowded House's Neil Finn rocks out in his jammies, forms a new band Read »

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Gabby Young, “We’re All In This Together”

MpFree Wednesday: Gabby Young, “We’re All In This Together”

Banjo goes gypsy in this track from the Brit sensation, ready to tackle the US Read »

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2011 at 10:58 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Asa “Why Can’t We” (@ Rockwood Tonight)

MpFree Wednesday: Asa “Why Can’t We” (@ Rockwood Tonight)

Grab this ultra-summery preview off smoky-voiced Asa's sophomore album. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Peter Murphy, “I Spit Roses”

MpFree Wednesday: Peter Murphy, “I Spit Roses”

The Bauhaus frontman releases his first solo album in seven years with a free NYC performance Read »

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011 at 11:24 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Jeremy Messersmith, “Violet!”

MpFree Wednesday: Jeremy Messersmith, “Violet!”

Grab a track -- or the whole album -- from this Minnesota overachiever, soon at Mercury Lounge (with strings!) Read »

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011 at 11:15 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Company of Thieves, “Modern Waste”

MpFree Wednesday: Company of Thieves, “Modern Waste”

The Chicago band's sophomore output is already garnering critical acclaim; see them at Bowery Ballroom 6/13 Read »

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 10:11 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: French Horn Rebellion

MpFree Wednesday: French Horn Rebellion

Grab four tracks from these Brooklyn-based brothers (at Glasslands tomorrow) who the NYT called "the next big thing" Read »

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 12:13 PM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Rene Lopez, "ELS” (Electric Latin Soul)

MpFree Wednesday: Rene Lopez,

Nuyorican soul-funk-boogaloo purveyor Rene Lopez drops his sophomore effort Read »

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Luke Rathborne, “I Can Be One"

MpFree Wednesday: Luke Rathborne, “I Can Be One

More music from this NYC artist-slash-club producer, fresh off opening for The Strokes Read »

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The sound of New York is like no other -- from hip-hop on Staten Island to indie rock in Brooklyn and Reggaeton in Central Park, we listen and break it down with exclusive video, album reviews, show previews and photos.
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Michael Tedder Michael Tedder is an arts and culture writer who lives in Brooklyn and received his MFA from NYU. He asks that you not hold that against him. You can follow him here and say hello to him here.
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