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Lindsey Cohen - ‘Distance Makes Me Sensitive’ (EP stream) (Premiere)

New York City singer/songwriter Lindsey Cohen brings rocking riffs and pensive introspection in equal measures with her new EP, Distance Makes Me Sensitive.

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Jeremy and the Harlequins - “You’re My Halo” (video) (Premiere)

The New York City rock outfit Jeremy and the Harlequins channel the spirit of '50s rock 'n' roll and turn it on its head with their latest music video.

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Tor Miller - “Midnight” (video) (Premiere)

With sonic companions such as Billy Joel and Sam Smith, Tor Miller's brand of piano-centric pop casts a wistful and fond gaze upon New York City.

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Allies for Everyone - “Bunker” (video) (Premiere)

Smoky and nocturnal, the title track off of the New York City-based Allies for Everyone's Bunker EP is a sharp blend of catchiness and moodiness.

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Pig Destroyer: Mass and Volume EP

This EP bears the mark of idle hands merely wanting to keep busy.

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Melt-Banana: Fetch

Fetch marries the lupine, atypical grindcore of their mid-'90s output, with the lunatic pop sensibility of 2007’s Bambi’s Dilemma with results powerful enough to destroy entire continents.

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Fighting the Good or Mediocre Fight, Over Six Decades

Jonathan Lethem's family saga, Dissident Gardens, recalls Saul Bellow or Philip Roth’s urban intellectuals battling Jewish angst.

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5 Aug 2013 // 10:04 PM

Revocation: Revocation

Boston metal quartet return with their best effort yet.

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New York City-Sourced Chaos in Graphic Novel ‘Strange Attractors’

Instability underpins this maps-and-Manhattan-centric graphic novel from Charles Soule.

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Suffering Mind - “Kompleks Przemyslowo​-​Militarny” (stream)

Suffering Mind, Poland's finest (and most prolific) grindcore export, continue their blastbeat fury with a speed-shifting chunk from their upcoming split 7" with Archagathus.

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Toxic Holocaust: From the Ashes of Nuclear Destruction

Joel Grind takes us on a career-spanning tour of the blackened thrash demon that is Toxic Holocaust on this career-spanning compilation.

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Endless Nights and Savage Angels: Henry James and Walt Whitman’s New York Cityscapes

New York is a symbol that claws its way into the core of stories. It's never just a set piece, never just a grid of architecture. It's a city of multitudes, madness, and muddied values.

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Exhumed: All Guts, No Glory

Exhumed may still love the underground to their graves, but their clearer sound on this new blood-splattered mix of guts n’ blood fails to hide the fact that they have definitely grown more renowned and, hence, prosperous as well over the years.

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Paul Simon: There Goes Rhymin’ Simon / Live Rhymin’

Hey, these look a lot like those remasters we got seven years ago. Oh well, you'll need at least one of them.

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Something 2 Grind 2: An Interview with Graf Orlock

Constructed around loads of ingeniously-timed movie samples, Graf Orlock's music is some of the most fun grindcore you'll ever hear, psychotic and chaotic yet insidiously catchy, but the first impression is always unforgettable, thanks to their artwork.

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‘The Extra Man’ Is Quietly Excellent

There’s more at play than just a museum of oddities, a completely trivial and forgettable giggle parade. When The Extra Man is hinting at an extrapolation on the subjective nature of reality and exploring the ways selfish people fail to connect with one another, it's at its best.

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18 Oct 2010 // 12:00 PM

Nellie McKay on the Radio

In some ways, Nellie McKay is the quintessential New Yorker. She has the insouciance of the sophisticate and the naïveté of the innocent all

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27 Jul 2010 // 5:42 AM

HARD Tour: 24 July 2010 - New York

Although M.I.A.'s performance didn't meet expectation, Rye Rye, Die Antword, Skream & Benga, and Sleigh Bells upped the ante, one after the other, after the other.

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Uncertainty: A Meditation on Choice in New York City

Uncertainty may not be deeply profound, but McGhee and Siegel, and their lead actors, use the film to explore the power of chance and choice in a subtle and emotionally compelling way.

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I’m in a New York State of Mind

New York City is all about having a dream -- even if you're aren't quite certain what it is.

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"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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