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  • MONSTER MASHUP

    published October 30, 2013

    With a 2010 Thanksgiving concert featuring Nicki Minaj, Lloyd Banks, and countless special guests, Hammerstein Ballroom and Hot 97 set a new... More >>

  • CLUB PARADISE

    published October 23, 2013

    Bad news, Future fans who purchased tickets to see the Atlanta rapper open Drake’s Barclays gig: The guy behind the prettiest hooks in... More >>

  • IN BLOOM

    published October 9, 2013

    The New York Botanical Garden, located far uptown but within walking distance of the 2, 4/5, D, and Metro-North trains, is beautiful in the spring... More >>

  • PUMP UP THE VOLUME

    published October 23, 2013

    This weekend, Halloween parties don’t get bigger than Calvin Harris’s gig at Pier 94 tonight. Go there if you’re into large... More >>

  • AUDIO, VIDEO, DISCO

    published October 23, 2013

    With last year’s Shuffle Culture, Questlove attempted to re-create and rethink the experience of scrolling through an iPod live... More >>

  • NEW BEATS

    published October 16, 2013

    Look at the climbing sales of the records he makes, the growing size of the venues he plays, or his placement in the soundtrack of video games... More >>

  • OFF THE GRID

    published October 16, 2013

    What does this year’s CMJ have in common with those of recent years? The best parties are the unofficial ones. Today, none are better than... More >>

  • WITH THE LIGHTS OUT

    published October 16, 2013

    Eric Prydz? Nearly a decade ago, the Swedish DJ’s chart-topping “Call on Me” just about invented EDM, but soaring tracks like... More >>

  • HEARTBREAKER

    published October 9, 2013

    Born in Grand Prairie, Texas, and named after “Dreaming of You” singer Selena, the Wizards of Waverly Place and Spring... More >>

  • The Band Perry

    published October 9, 2013

    If 2013 goes down as the year of Rick Rubin’s resurgence, with pundits and list-compilers pointing to his work on Kanye’s Yeezus and... More >>

  • GROWN UPS

    published September 25, 2013

    Yeah, you might still play kickball, collect comic books (sorry, “graphic novels”), and walk around Billyburg wearing a T-shirt... More >>

  • BACK TO SCHOOL

    published September 25, 2013

    When we first met Earl Sweatshirt, he was but a 16-year-old kid, sitting in a hair salon, blending and drinking the foulest-looking beverage... More >>

  • BELIEVE THE HYPE

    published September 25, 2013

    A year away from completing their first decade of releasing music, Hyperdub, the London dubstep and electronic label that has put out tunes from... More >>

  • FLY ZONE

    published September 25, 2013

    In this moment, New York underground rap is as creative as it’s been since before this new generation can remember, and Le1f, a Das Racist... More >>

  • GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME

    published September 25, 2013

    As her run of great solo records continues with this month’s The Worse Things Get, it’s possible that Tacoma’s Neko Case will... More >>

  • TRUE BLOOD

    published September 18, 2013

    Last time Vampire Weekend played here, the band was at Roseland, promoting the release of their remarkable new Modern Vampires of the City and... More >>

  • GROUP LOVE

    published September 18, 2013

    Maybe you have conflicted feelings about Girls—we read your Facebook post about it, we swear—but credit where credit’s due: Even... More >>

  • LONE STAR

    published September 18, 2013

    When the nominations for this year’s CMA Awards were announced, two artists led the field with six nominations apiece: The first (duh) was... More >>

  • Batter Up

    published September 11, 2013

    Live in Brooklyn long enough and you’ll discover two things: The G train isn’t that bad, and Screaming Females gigs at Music Hall of... More >>

  • BIRTHDAY BANGERS

    published September 11, 2013

    Back in May, Red Bull Music Academy’s NYC takeover was highlighted by a genre-crossing Culture Clash, a fierce musical battle that was won... More >>

  • LIGHTERS UP

    published September 4, 2013

    Like so many other great acts who got their start entertaining kids too young to drive to the record store, Fall Out Boy was never expected to... More >>

  • NOSTALGIA, ULTRA

    published September 4, 2013

    Behold, the first annual (in theory) Cassette Store Day! Considering the remarkable success of Record Store Day, this sort of event—a... More >>

  • WHOSE HOUSE?

    published September 4, 2013

    One week after Electric Zoo brings the biggest names in contemporary house music—Avicii, Sebastian Ingrosso, Hardwell, etc.—to... More >>

  • BRUK IT DOWN

    published August 28, 2013

    You already know how hype the West 
Indian American Day Parade on Labor Day gets, starting on Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway and looping... More >>

  • WILD FOR THE NIGHT

    published August 28, 2013

    Can a festival lineup ever become overwhelmingly strong? If so, this is it, as tonight’s Electric Zoo lineup features not only Avicii,... More >>

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