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Tom Vek to Release New Album, ‘Leisure Seizure’, His First in Five Years

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British-born Tom Vek released his percussively infectious and raw debut album, We Have Sound, five years ago, self-produced as a solo work, mainly on an 8-track in his garage. He then willfully disappeared, and became a mysterious figure, especially bewildering for a guy who was then just in his early 20′s.

20 Apr 2011 | More

Electro Goodness at Hard Summer Music Festival, August 6th, 2011 in Los Angeles

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Summer life is easy! The lineup couldn’t be any more stunning at the fourth annual Hard Summer Music Festival, which in 2010, the LA Times coined as “the safest place on earth”, now to take place on August 6th, 2011 for one night only in the downtown Los Angeles State Historic Park.

19 Apr 2011 | More

The Oh Sees to Release ‘Castlemania’ June 14th; Tour Begins in Mid-April

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Thee Oh Sees, led by the mighty firewall of a guitarist/singer John Dwyer, will release Castlemania, a 16-track album that Dwyer says will be packed with “songs about bad things, packaged in a summery record about getting numb to life…

18 Apr 2011 | More

How To Throw A Proper Dance Party

Rinse it.

16 Apr 2011 | More

The Village Voice’s 4Knots Music Festival to Take Over For Annual Siren Festival

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The Village Voice has produced the Siren Music Festival at Coney Island, NY for ten strong years and this year, it’s time to shake things up. In 2011, The Village Voice will launch the inaugural 4Knots Music Festival, on Saturday, July 16th at the South Street Seaport.

15 Apr 2011 | 2 comments | More

Three Images of Things To Do This Weekend



There are many things to do this weekend, these are three of the best ones for the next two days. Click on by for all the datails.

14 Apr 2011 | More

Princeton to Tour with CSS and Sleigh Bells and Release ‘To the Alps’ Remix

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LA’s minimalist synthpop act Princeton, named after their Santa Monica street rather than the prestigious college, just released their latest remix of “To The Alps,” given a sun-fueled, danceable treatment from Brighton, UK’s Kinema.

14 Apr 2011 | More

Test Driving ‘The Wrong Ferarri’

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McCaulay Culkin was going upstairs to the theater carrying a glass of champagne, so I followed him. What would you do? If this was a make your own adventure novel, this page would only have one option: you follow McCaulay Culkin upstairs to the movie theater. There, most of the cast of The Wrong Ferarri were near their seats.

14 Apr 2011 | More

The One AM Radio – ‘Heaven Is Attached by a Slender Thread’

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Artist/musician Hrishikesh Hirway creates lo-fi lullabies and sparse, landscape-oriented electro songs that meld with dreamy lyrics to would suit the smart somnambulist in you, or in Hirway’s case, the driven insomniac.

13 Apr 2011 | More

Johnny Flynn Returns with Sussex Wit to Tour U.S. in May

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London’s captivating troubadour Johnny Flynn, who last appeared in NY at Music Hall of Williamsburg to play a few solo acoustic songs at CMJ 2010, is returning to the US in May with his full band, The Sussex Wit…

13 Apr 2011 | More