IAMX @ Webster Hall

NEW YORK, NY—Berlin-based electro-pop combo IAMX ended their North American tour, termed “Metanoia” after their new album of the same name, on Friday, Oct. 30, on the big stage at the East Village’s Webster Hall, which was filled to capacity for the event. Opening band Mr. Kitty did a spectacular …

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House Of Wax Exhibition Opening @ Morbid Anatomy Museum

BROOKLYN, NY—This up-and-coming Brooklyn institution has hit the jackpot with its latest exhibit, titled “House of Wax,” for which a well-attended opening night party was held on a late October Friday night at their Third Avenue establishment in the borough’s Park Slope section. Custom craftsman and bone collector Ryan Matthew …

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CMJ Music Marathon @ Various Venues

MANHATTAN, NY—For 35 years, the annual CMJ Music Marathon has been energized by the excitement of discovery. Hundreds of musicians fly into New York City from all over the world hoping for an opportunity to expand their audience. Hundreds of conference participants hope to learn that little extra knowledge that …

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Joe Walsh/Tim McGraw @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—Joe Walsh let it rip at the Beacon Theatre for a 14-song set as he took on his legacy with an assorted array of glittery guitars and a psychedelic showdown of funky, chunky rock. The backup band, including drummer Joe Vitale from his post-James Gang band Barnstorm, played to …

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Bob Gruen’s 70th Birthday Party @ Exile

MANHATTAN, NY—Bob Gruen has been among the most celebrated rock photographers in New York since the 1970s. Gruen is perhaps best known for being the personal photographer of John Lennon and Yoko Ono during their years in New York; he shot the iconic images of John Lennon wearing a New …

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Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band @ Central Park

MANHATTAN, NY—At the Modern Sky Festival at Central Park, Chinese bands faced off against their Western counterparts in a seven-band knockout with closer Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band fusing both Eastern and Western traditions into a Molotov cocktail of loud wailing guitars and vocals.

The band’s carefully constructed set went down …

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I Am The Albatross: Lonesome Son

Conjured in Austin, Texas, I Am The Albatross are expanding their horizons and have recently completed their second album, Lonesome Son. The trio has remained in their home state, but after a year of creating and playing, they were able to produce new material for their growing fan base. …

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High On Fire: Luminiferous

The spirited band, High On Fire, certainly live up to their name. The seasoned group have recently released their whopping seventh album, Luminiferous. These guys play a mish-mosh of different metal styles: from stoner to sludge to heavy, they entice their fans to accept and appreciate the varied forms. …

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What’s Eating Gilbert: That New Sound You’re Looking For

This may sound presumptuous, but for many people, there is no greater healer than the power of music. Although those melancholic, crooning pop bands are tempting during stressful times, my best suggestion would be to listen to stuff that’ll turn your whole day around for the better. What’s Eating Gilbert …

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Crystal Bright And The Silver Hands: The Absolute Elsewhere

Stepping from the world of anthropology and education to a stage permeating a twist of gypsy/jazz and pop, Crystal Bright And The Silver Hands have recently released their second hauntingly captivating album, The Absolute Elsewhere. The North Carolina singer/songwriter, Crystal Bright, showcases her immense knowledge in various genres of …

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