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10 Acts to Watch at Sziget Festival

With another grandiose edition of the legendary Sziget festival about to begin, we draw your attention to the acts you shouldn't miss this year, here or anywhere else globally.

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John Newman: 9 January 2014 - Bowery Ballroom, New York (Photos)

The 23-year old Newman is one of the latest neo-soul singers to arrive in the State from the UK. His debut album Tribute was just released here but he is already selling out shows.

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'Doin' It In the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC': Trash Talk and Poetry

The film captures the sheer joy and the sincere commitment players bring to the battle, their mutual appreciation and their deep understanding of history.

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The Museum of Modern Art Highlights 'Images of War (At a Distance)'

Visual artist Harun Farocki's MoMA installation fuses images of war and violence with the documentary mode to create a bold, confrontational hybrid.

Jennifer Hamblett
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The Wyld Olde Souls: Ensoulment

The New York quintet was last heard from in 2000, but Ensoulment makes it seem as though they time-warped from the late-'60s folk movement.

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Bouncing Souls: 6 July 2011 - New York

Bouncing Souls rock Highline Ballroom for the first two nights of "For All The Unheard", an eight album, four night spectacle in New York City.

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: 2 June 2011 - New York

Ariel Pink's fuzzy casual performance was held together by Haunted Graffiti's supremely tight rhythm section.

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Miwa Gemini: Fantastic Lies of Grizzly Rose

Grizzly Rose's lies may be fantastic, but Gemini's songwriting is terrific as well.

Matt Edsall
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Keren Ann: 8.Dec.2010 - New York

Keren Ann’s entire set list Wednesday night at Joe’s Pub in New York City was an arc—a long crescendo, and then decrescendo, sustained by her dynamic vocals and small trio.

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HARD Tour: 21 August 2010 - New York

After the incredibly successful and somewhat controversial HARD NYC that took New York City by storm on July 24th, it was only fair that the summer would come to a close with one final HARD concert.

Brian C Reilly
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Wu-Tang Clan: Return of the Wu & Friends

Longtime Wu-Tang Clan collaborator DJ/Producer Mathematics goes into the vaults and pulls out some choice cuts for remix and reinterpretations on this loosely formatted Wu-related release.

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Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid: NYC

Jazz drummer Steve Reid is a fascinating contrast to the rigid grids typical of Four Tet.

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Brazilian Girls: New York City

The Brazilian Girls make a smart career move, but a not so great record.

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De La Soul: Live at Tramps, NYC, 1996

Released around the same time as The Grind Date, its seventh studio album, De La Soul's Live at Tramps, NYC, 1996 is a time machine for fans old and new. Then again, De La Soul has consistently managed to sell records by never aging.

Pierre M. Hamilton
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