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The Village Voice Choice Eats 2014 Event in NYC is Tuesday, March 25th

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Clear your palate and save your appetite for some of the best food grazing in NYC! Choice Eats 2014, The Village Voice’s Seventh Annual Tasting Event, will take place this Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at Basketball City on Pier 36, 299 South Street, in downtown Manhattan from 7 to 10pm. Tickets are still available for General Admission. To pre-buy, tickets are $60 and walk ups on the day of the event are $7o, (admission not guaranteed).

24 Mar 2014 | More

Juniore Debuts Stateside at Pianos, NYC: Sultry French Electro Pop

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Parisian band Juniore made their stateside debut on Thursday night with an early slot at Pianos, NYC. The four-piece band (three ladies and a male drummer), led by sultry singer/guitarist Anna Jean, played a set blending swirls of 60′s surf psychedelia and mod electro…

10 Feb 2014 | More

Emiliana Torrini – ‘Tookah’

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It’s been four long years since Emiliana Torrini’s splendid Fisherman’s Woman and an amazing five since the catchier, jubilantly sensual Me and Armini. There may be quite a gap in releases, but Emiliana has had time to stew, so to speak, and brings it on with her latest cornucopia of songs. This new album, Tookah, a name that means the “inner good and bad balanced”, a veritable baby if you will, is apropos

12 Sep 2013 | More

Zomby – ‘With Love’

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Zomby has moved past the bleakest overtones of his last CD, 2011′s ‘Dedication’, with the, dare I say it, shinier and more rapturous ‘With Love’.

19 Jun 2013 | More

CREEP’s “Introduction” Featuring Planningtorock

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You can almost hear the bubbles rising from the watery abyss of this gently alluring, yet slightly sinister track, the album opener from the upcoming CREEP debut album, Echoes, to be released by CREEP…

21 May 2013 | More

West Texas to Dust, Rock and Spaghetti Westerns: SXSW 2013, 3.14.13

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Here it is again, SXSW in Austin, Texas. This past week, I have spent some time getting to know Texas (and some Texans) quite well. I’ve never listened to more country music or worn cowboy boots as much as I have recently. So, with a solid background, I walked into this trip with a better idea of Texas’ live music Capitol.

15 Mar 2013 | More

GHXST at Steel Drums, Presented by Moon II, 3.08.13

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Barely lit, but for the stark installation of lights as backdrop by Nitemind, GHXST took on the concrete Steel Drums space with a vengeance, amped up to eleven with songs from their forthcoming EP and more, starting with “Kerosene” and ending with “Black Camaro” and “Deth Valley.”

13 Mar 2013 | More

Recent News

4Knots Festival 2014 to Include Dinosaur Jr. as Headliners

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Dinosaur Jr. will headline this year’s 4Knots Music Festival hosted by the Village Voice. The one-day festival, as always, free and memorable, will be held rain or shine this year on July 12, 2014 at South Street Seaport in New York City.

25 May 2014 | More

French Female Group Juniore to play Piano’s and Rough Trade, NYC next week, new video “Christine” out now

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French female group Juniore bring their compelling, 60′s-style surf songs to NYC next week with two back to back shows, at Piano’s on February 6th and the newly-reopened Rough Trade NYC stage on February 7th.

30 Jan 2014 | 1 comment | More

Arctic Monkeys Expand U.S. Tour Past the New Year

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It’s been quite a few years since this Sheffield band were the “young ones to watch” and we caught their first show at NYC’s Mercury Lounge. Arctic Monkeys have indeed grown into a major act, (but we love them anyway). They are expanding their US tour into 2014 in support of their latest release, AM, including a New York City date

7 Nov 2013 | More

Placebo’s Next Album, Loud Like Love, Out September 17

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I assume the ever-charismatic Brian Molko’s lyrics for Placebo’s new teaser single, “Too Many Friends”, are tongue-in-cheek, since the rhymes …Read the Rest

17 Jul 2013 | More

Death in June to Tour the U.S. this September

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Death in June, the UK’s enigmatic dark folk act led by Douglas P., will be touring the US this September, in support of their latest release, The Snow Bunker Tapes.

16 Jul 2013 | More

Austra’s Latest ‘Home’ Video and Tour Dates

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Austra has just released their latest “Home” video from their upcoming Olympia album, out June 18th on Domino Records.

1 May 2013 | More

The Third Annual Village Voice 4Knots Festival at NYC’s South Street Seaport Announces Initial Bands

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Don your pirate hats, sunscreen, earplugs and ahoy there, matie. The Village Voice has unveiled their initial line-up for the third annual free 4Knots Music Festival, once again to be held at NYC’s historic South Street Seaport, which will be a fine way to bring crowds of all ages back down to the seaport, after the crippling blows the area suffered from Hurricane Sandy last year.

18 Apr 2013 | More