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  • Catch Dresses, Little Dragon, and tune-yards in NYC this weekend

    Catch Dresses, Little Dragon, and tune-yards in NYC this weekend

    It's summer time, and school's out. No plans? No problem! Luckily, New York City has plenty to do, with live music of all genres happening every night of the week. If you're an indie-rock fan, we've got your schedule for this weekend planned out for you. Start off your weekend tonight (Friday, June...
  • Win Butler does Prince's "Controversy" at Coachella: Will Arcade Fire Belt Out Special Songs for New York?

    Will Arcade Fire Bring the Covers to Brooklyn this Summer?

    Arcade Fire’s Reflektor Tour doesn’t touch down in Brooklyn until the third week in August, but area fans are already wondering what New York-centric cover versions Win Butler and Company plan to play during their three night stand at Barclay’s Center. Just last week, the band covered the Smiths...
  • The Gaslight Anthem Announces New Jersey's Rock Show of the Year

    The Gaslight Anthem Announces New Jersey's Rock Show of the Year

    New Jersey’s proud sons The Gaslight Anthem have announced a massive local show at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on Saturday, September 13th. Tickets for the New Brunswick-bred outfit’s headlining homecoming at the amphitheater go on sale Friday (6/20) and should be a hot commodity. News of...
  • The Replacements announce New York show

    The Replacements announce New York show

    The Replacements have finally booked a New York area reunion show! The iconic alt rock band – responsible for the classic 1987 album Pleased To Meet Me – just announced plans to headline a concert at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens on September 19. They'll have the support of long standing Paul...
  • Interview with NJ singer-songwriter Adam Melchor

    Interview with NJ singer-songwriter Adam Melchor

    Summer is the perfect time to relax, and what better way to do that than with music from a local artist? Classically-trained singer-songwriter Adam Melchor is based out of Montclair, New Jersey, and his blues-y indie-pop tunes are the perfect compliment to a June afternoon. He released an EP, Slow...
  • Pop rock singer Samia debuts video for 'Soul on Fire'

    Pop rock singer Samia debuts video for 'Soul on Fire'

    Pop rock singer Samia released the video for her new single “Soul On Fire” on Tuesday. The single is the title track of her upcoming second EP. The music video, directed by Caskey Hunsader of Upstairs Landing Productions, is sexy, edgy and enticing and reflects those whose desires don’t fit into...
  • Angie Martinez announces Hot 97 resignation via Instagram

    Angie Martinez announces Hot 97 resignation via Instagram

    On Wednesday, radio personality and DJ, Angie Martinez announced her resignation from Hot 97 (97.1 FM) via Instagram. WQHT, now known as Hot 97, is New York's premier hip-hop radio station, known for its tagline, “Where hip-hop lives.” Martinez's formal announcement read, Today I resigned from HOT9...
  • New York’s classic literary landmarks

    New York’s classic literary landmarks

    New York, New York. The city has appeared in song, music, and just about any other art form you can think of- including books. So it should be no surprise that the city is teeming with literary landmarks. No trip to the city is complete for any book lover without taking a stroll to see some of your...
  • "I don't think our music is very 'shaken'": Interview with Secoué

    "I don't think our music is very 'shaken'": Interview with Secoué

    Although they haven't been around long- their Facebook page states that they formed just last September- Secoué have already begun to receive some buzz around the New York/New Jersey area, thanks to the power of social media in spreading new music. Their sound is best described as shoegaze-tinted...
  • Experience New York: top 5 New York City movie theaters

    Experience New York: top 5 New York City movie theaters

    New York has always had a strong connection to the film industry. From the earliest days of silent film, movies have been made in New York. Today, film stars premiere their films in New York with great fanfare at movie theaters with storied pasts. Here are five top movie theaters to visit in New...
  • Three Manhattan restaurants for a memorable first date

    Three Manhattan restaurants for a memorable first date

    First dates are uncomfortable. Sometimes it's because you're nervous. Sometimes it's because you would honestly rather be at home alone watching Netflix in your pajamas, but your friends have told you that's unacceptable. Due to the potential for soul-crushing awkwardness, selecting the right...
  • Four essential doughnut experiences in Manhattan

    Four essential doughnut experiences in Manhattan

    The doughnut used to be a fairly basic snack in a predictable range of flavors. Now, it's evolved into an artisanal creation, especially in New York where even the simplest of foods can be turned into edible works of art. Dunkin' Donuts and store-bought Entenmann's are alright if you're in need of...
  • Review: Adore Delano and Cary NoKey at the Gramercy Theatre

    Review: Adore Delano and Cary NoKey at the Gramercy Theatre

    Rising electropop duo Cary NoKey opened for the one and only, Adore Delano, on Friday night at the Gramercy Theatre. The performances brought down the house and, after several encores, the audience left musically satisfied. Cary NoKey’s performance was more like musical theater than a music concert...
  • Meat-free in NYC: Four affordable vegetarian options in Manhattan

    Meat-free in NYC: Four affordable vegetarian options in Manhattan

    Apart from a few notable exceptions, meatless cuisine in the U.S. was once a wasteland of sad bacon substitutes; flavorless vegetables piled upon wilted lettuce; and carbo overload via pasta, rice, and other bland starches intended to make recent converts forget how much they were craving a big...
  • Concert in the Bronx raised awareness for The Universal Hip Hop Museum

    Concert in the Bronx raised awareness for The Universal Hip Hop Museum

    On Saturday, June 14, The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) founders and board of directors presented a series of events that raised awareness and funds for a planned museum celebrating hip-hop culture. The UHHM will feature interactive exhibits, performance space, artifacts, a 250-seat movie theater...
  • Experience Manhattan hotel bars

    Experience Manhattan hotel bars

    Some New York City hotel bars are jewels. They are one of the few places where one can mingle with good-looking people in a classy environment, without having to deal with too much snobbery or an overzealous doorman. Also, the bars are not usually dance clubs, so more attention is placed on actual...
  • Three unconventional Manhattan burger joints for the creative carnivore

    Three unconventional Manhattan burger joints for the creative carnivore

    The hamburger is the perfect comfort food: a generous chunk of grilled meat sandwiched between two hearty pieces of bread, filled with any number of delicious custom toppings. There are a few schools of thought when it comes to what takes this meaty creation from good to great. Some feel that the...
  • Four underrated coffee spots in Manhattan

    Four underrated coffee spots in Manhattan

    Coffee is a central component of the New York City experience. Beyond the necessary caffeine it provides, it’s the one ritual aside from subway travel and eye contact avoidance that millions of New Yorkers have in common regardless of their backgrounds. Though Starbucks and your corner coffee cart...
  • VH1's 'Make A Band Famous' in Brooklyn

    VH1's 'Make A Band Famous' in Brooklyn

    VH1 and Universal Music Group’s Republic Records will launch a 24-hour live stream competition, “Make a Band Famous,” tonight at 8 p.m. ET from Brooklyn, N.Y. The event can be viewed on MakeABandFamous.VH1.com and on the VH1 mobile app. The music competition is hosted by Tyson Ritter of the All...
  • Experience New York: Museums for the whole family

    Experience New York: Museums for the whole family

    New York is full of great family-friendly museums to visit and enjoy all year round. Before you head out to Museum Mile, plan ahead and make sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. Here are three top museums for family fun in the city that never sleeps. The Metropolitan Museum of Art The...
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