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Emiliana Torrini: Italian Ice

Half-Icelandic and half-Italian, singer-songwriter Emiliana Torrini is all soul. Everyone’s heard bands from Iceland, but influences reach far beyond the music her country is known for, with influences from fol...
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The Donnas: From Dorky To Dangerous

In 1993, four self-proclaimed “dorky pre-teen girls” decided to play music together. Sixteen years later, the Donnas have become a legendary rock and roll powerhouse. Because they started out as a group of frie...
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Chris & Thomas: Chopped Liverpool

Chopped Liverpool By Josh Frank Much like Matt & Kim and Tim & Eric, Chris & Thomas are two wayward souls, connected only by music, soul, and an ampersand. Hailing from Liverpool, England, the...
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The Porter Block Block Party!

With a name that sounds like a New Jersey construction company, Porter Block basks in the glory of his hometown at Rockwood Music Hall on Aug. 12. For his upcoming album, Gowanus Yacht Club, Porter assembled an...
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John Hughes Reported Dead At 59

According to what is rapidly becoming a celebrity deathwatch site, TMZ has reported that John Hughes is dead today at the age of 59 from an apparent heart attack while on a morning walk. The director of The Bre...
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Walter Trout’s Freshwater Blues

Jersey’s own blues guitarist Walter Trout has played next to legends as Percy Mayfield, Deacon Jones, and John Lee Hooker. Known for giving a hard rock edge to blues, Trout is celebrating his 20-year solo care...
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Bat For Lashes In NYC

Bat For Lashes’ Natasha Khan (for all intents and purposes, Bat For Lashes is Natasha Khan) has a knack for maintaining the delicate balance between gothic moodiness and precious pop. The British singer’s maste...
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