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2010 Stories by Kory Grow

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  • Grizzly Bear+the Walkmen+Gang Gang Dance

    published August 4, 2010

    The most fun you could have on a beach with your clothes on, this installment of the Beach at Governors Island concert series features good-time... More >>

  • !!!+Lee Fields+the Strange Boys

    published August 4, 2010

    A carefree alternative to LCD Soundsystem, !!! have mastered post-millennial indie-rock disco but without all those pesky moments of... More >>

  • Clinic

    published August 4, 2010

    The Boys of Bummer have a new release set for October, Bubblegum. Judging from the bits they've released, it sticks to their dark... More >>

  • PLUCK OF THE IRISH

    published July 27, 2010

    The extreme heavy-metal subgenre black metal is largely preoccupied with destruction and closely associated with anti-religious lyrics, church... More >>

  • the xx

    published July 27, 2010

    Sleepy indie rock's 2009 sleeper hits the xx (even their lower-case typesetting undersells their music) have proven over their last few shows that... More >>

  • Rush

    published July 20, 2010

    The Working Men celebrated four decades of mechanically precise, nasal, Canadian prog-rock a few years ago, and, as such, have become the subject... More >>

  • 'SPIN25 Presents the Flaming Lips'

    published July 20, 2010

    The second night of SPIN magazine’s 25th anniversary celebration is headlined by Flaming Lips, the band responsible for The Soft... More >>

  • Fear Factory

    published July 20, 2010

    It's easy to forget how monumental industrial-metal monsters Fear Factory were initially, since the past decade or so has been largely cruel to... More >>

  • Los Straitjackets

    published July 20, 2010

    Get ready to rumble. . . in a respectful and enlightened fashion. The No. 1 surf-rock combo who wears Mexican wrestling masks, Los Straitjackets,... More >>

  • Willie Nelson & the Levon Helm Band

    published July 20, 2010

    The gray-headed stranger has, as of late, taken his place in the pantheon of the most notable singers of the great American songbook (which... More >>

  • Rufus Wainwright

    published July 13, 2010

    A special performance to benefit Celebrate Brooklyn, baroque-pop singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright will perform the songs of Judy Garland with... More >>

  • Landmine Marathon+Salome

    published July 13, 2010

    Out of this stellar lineup of forward-thinking metal groups, Salome is the band to catch. The Virginia trio plays sloth-paced sludgy doom,... More >>

  • Murder City Devils+Silverghost

    published July 13, 2010

    This past February, after a 9-year absence, Seattle garage-punks Murder City Devils played a reunion show in the 7,000-seat Nokia Theatre, but it... More >>

  • The Blind Boys of Alabama

    published July 6, 2010

    Long-running gospel singers the Blind Boys of Alabama (since 1939!) begin a three-night run at Lincoln Center tonight. Their latest release is... More >>

  • David Dondero

    published July 6, 2010

    Folk singer David Dondero cheekily titled his forthcoming album # Zero With a Bullet, a play on music-industry speak to mean the opposite... More >>

  • Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band

    published July 6, 2010

    Apparently we needed him (and, uh, fed him) plenty when he was 64—at least six years' worth because tonight, the eldest Beatle... More >>

  • Portugal. the Man

    published June 29, 2010

    The perfect site for a free indie-rock concert (and its attendant Twittering audience stereotypes), Governors Island is that 70-hectare sandbar... More >>

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd+Bret Michaels

    published June 29, 2010

    Tonight, a bunch of Florida guys who didn't write their own songs will play one really long one about Alabama being home. Of course, the details... More >>

  • The B-52s

    published June 29, 2010

    A few years ago, the B-52s released Funplex, their first album in 16 years. It had some good songs, but the retro dance-rock group seemed... More >>

  • Voxtrot

    published June 22, 2010

    After seven or so years, Austin, Texas-based indie rockers Voxtrot are calling it quits after this two-night run. (They dubbed this the "Goodbye,... More >>

  • Liars+Fucked Up

    published June 22, 2010

    Expect bad vibes and good times between Liars and Fucked Up tonight. Both bands have a negative outlook on just about everything, the only... More >>

  • Jonathan Meiburg & Amy Stack

    published June 22, 2010

    Jonathan Meiburg, the soft-spoken sensitivo behind indie-folk group Shearwater, will be performing with Wye Oak songstress Amy Stack to open the... More >>

  • EyeHateGod+Brutal Truth+Nachtmystium

    published June 8, 2010

    This lineup of underground metal bands might be the year's best. Not only does each one play a different style of the genre, but as the night goes... More >>

  • Jethro Tull

    published June 8, 2010

    The last studio release from flute-toting classic rockers Jethro Tull was (sigh) 2003's The Jethro Tull Christmas Album and, prior to that,... More >>

  • Sick of It All

    published June 8, 2010

    New York hardcore legends Sick of It All have said that their new album, Based on a True Story, is actually based on their true story. This... More >>

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