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Friday, Jun 22, 2012 at 3:17 PM
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By Drew Millard

Chief Keef to Make His NYC Debut at SOBs

Chief Keef to Make His NYC Debut at SOBs

The elevator pitch on Chief Keef is this: he's sixteen, from Chicago, and is currently on house arrest at his grandma's house. Read »

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 5:09 PM
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By Michael Tedder

The Kills, Sleigh Bells Announce Free Shows

The Kills, Sleigh Bells Announce Free Shows

But you still need to get a ticket to the Hudson River Shows. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012 at 4:52 PM
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By Alexander Heigl

Deer Tick's Throwback Boogie Hits Red Hook Park

Deer Tick's Throwback Boogie Hits Red Hook Park

Everybody's got synthesizers now. But there are a few bands working today that take the shambolic, raucous pleasure of a band like The Replacements and throttle it to the hilt, and Deer Tick is one of them. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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By Erica Camille

Photos: Ani DiFranco Plays a Sold-Out Bowery Ballroom Show

Ani DiFranco sold out the Bowery Ballroom Tuesday night, playing hits such as... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012 at 3:26 PM
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By Michael Tedder

The Five Best Moments From The Northside Festival

The Five Best Moments From The Northside Festival

Highlights from last weekend's Brooklyn celebration. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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By Alexander Heigl

Philip Glass 75th Commemoration Free Show

Philip Glass 75th Commemoration Free Show

We're excited about a free performance from the Philip Glass Ensemble on Wednesday at Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012 at 2:16 PM
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By Erica Camille

Photos: The Brazilian Girls Play the Brooklyn Bowl

The Brazilian Girls played the first of two shows planned for Brooklyn Bowl on... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 3:22 PM
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By Alexander Heigl

Tinariwen Brings Saharan Rebel Rock to Greenpoint

Tinariwen Brings Saharan Rebel Rock to Greenpoint

There are few things better than a great band with a purpose. Tinariwen, playing Friday at Warsaw, is one of those bands. Read »

Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 2:43 PM
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By Erica Camille

Laura Marling Plays Prospect Park

Laura Marling is the 22-year-old singer-songwriter from the U.K who has... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 6:25 PM
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By Drew Millard

SpaceGhostPurrp Brings the Phonk

SpaceGhostPurrp Brings the Phonk

The rapper, aligned with A$AP Rocky’s crew and a formidable artist on his own, celebrated the release of his debut album Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp at SOB’s last night. 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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