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In part one of our interview with Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue pitmaster Matt Fisher, he talked about creating a style of barbecue unique to New York City and then weighed in on the food he just won't eat (fish), why he admires Kenny Shopsin, and the reason he uses cheap knives in his kitchen. Here, ... More >>
A Scandinavian spin on Americana
Dave Shuford has been ingrained in the New York City soundscape for decades as part of the experimentalist collective mutants No Neck Blues Band, which ruled both downtown's now-departed avant-garde roost The Cooler and their Harlem practice pad the Hint House. In recent years, less activity on th ... More >>
by David Raposa Saturday's Northside Festival show at Europa will showcase four well-traveled acts from far-flung corners of the indie-rock diaspora: Eleanor Friedberger, Ida, Rebecca Gates, and Pete Nolan. The bill's highest-profile member is also the only one with an album scheduled to co ... More >>
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To take us back to the country, NY avant-garde vet spaces as far out as possible
Bluegrass jams take hold in Manhattan, amateur pickers both invited and encouraged
The King, all wryly shook up
Missouri chanteuse revives a great American songbook
In an ever changing South Africa, Ladysmith Black Mambazo keep the iscathimiya faith
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The Lactose-Intolerant Detective; Trio's Honky-Tonk Blues
Long Nights in a City of Many Tribes
100 Years of Ragged Beats and Cheap Tunes