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Moogfest @ BB King’s

NEW YORK, NY—B.B. King’s once again played host to Moogfest the annual festival that honors the inventor and godfather of electronic music Robert Moog (1937-2005) and the revolutionary analog synthesizer that b...

Strapping Young Lad: The New Black

SYL frontman Devin Townsend has made public his intention to take a break from making albums following the touring cycle for The New Black. It’s not unreasonable, given the body of work he’s amassed over the la...
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Radiohead @ Theater at MSG

Radiohead bass player Colin Greenwood told Rolling Stone that last Christmas the band decided to go on tour to try out their new songs “because otherwise we feared we would just go mad in Oxford.” Thankfully, t...

Plaid & Bob Jaroc: Greedy Baby

A collaborative audio-visual effort, Greedy Baby is a new work from electronica duo Plaid and video artist Bob Jaroc. As a CD/DVD set, the work is not entirely tied to its visual content, but it’s unjust to dis...

Artimus Pyledriver: Artimus Pyledriver

The balls-out, whiskey saturated southern style of Atlanta’s Artimus Pyledriver will no doubt be too abrasive for some, but if it were any other way, it wouldn’t work half as well as it does on their self-title...

Zombi: Surface to Air

It’s difficult to imagine a two-piece sounding “epic.” But Zombi, comprised of bassist/synthist Steve Moore and drummer/synthist A.E. Paterra, are capable of producing harmonies on par with small symphonies wit...
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David Gilmour @ Radio City

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour took on the sold-out crowd at Radio City for the second night of his North American tour lobbing bouts of lightweight pop at the crowd at first, then steamrolling it with a se...

Gregor Samsa: 55:12

Named after its length, Gregor Samsa’s ambient, atmospheric 55:12 is much more than the simple assemblage of minutes and seconds. These songs are woven carefully and full of fine subtleties that unfold with cau...
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