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TV on the Radio Wow Brooklyn

TV on the Radio's sold-out three-gig stint at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple came to a close last night as the band delivered the same ecstasy,…
Ginny Yang / October 17, 2008

Beck Rocks New York City

Beck rarely puts on a conventional live show. In fact, the eclectic artist has incorporated puppets, pinstriped suits with lights, and a fully stocked dinner…
Ginny Yang / October 10, 2008

Jenny Lewis Debuts Solo Tunes in New York

It was a night of extremes at Harlem's Apollo Theater Saturday, as alt-country darling Jenny Lewis and potty-mouthed comedienne Sarah Silverman shared the stage. The…
Ginny Yang / October 6, 2008

Kings of Leon Headline High Profile NYC Concert

After more than a year of preparation -- including studio time, summer festival gigs, an SNL appearance, and a SPIN cover shoot -- Kings of…
Ginny Yang / September 24, 2008

Joan Jett, Tom Morello Open Punk’s Refurbished Birthplace

"This is going to be a motherfucker of an evening," designer John Varvatos declared at the opening of his shop at 315 Bowery, the once…
Ginny Yang / April 18, 2008

Moby

What's the Deal? While the diminutive DJ's past two albums, 2002's 18 and 2005's Hotel, dabbled in ambient instrumentals and guitar rock, respectively, Last Night…
Ginny Yang / April 1, 2008

Life is a Highway for Sufjan Stevens

Indie rock heartthrob Sufjan Stevensplayed to a full house Thursday night (Nov. 1) at the Brooklyn Academyof Music as part of the 25th Next Wave…
Ginny Yang / November 2, 2007

PJ Harvey Brings New York Her Love

Miss Polly Jean Harvey, looking demure in a white Victorian-stylegown, played an electrifying set during Wednesday night's (Oct. 10)sold-out concert at Beacon Theater. "I don't…
Ginny Yang / October 11, 2007

Arcade Fire Thump their ‘Neon Bible,’ LCD Soundsystem Offer Up Some North American Fun

Revelers traveled by boat, bus and other forms of publictransportation to see the Randall's Island stop of the Arcade Fire andLCD Soundsystem tour Saturday afternoon…
Ginny Yang / October 8, 2007

Datarock

Who? The Norwegian ensemble helped usher in the new rave movement with a flurry of Casio keyboards and matching red hoodies. Founded in 2000, the…
Ginny Yang / June 5, 2007

Modest Mouse Set Sail in Harlem

Modest Mouse closed their two-night residency in United Palace Theater last night (April 30) with two diverse supporting acts in tow. Dressed in all white,…
Ginny Yang / May 1, 2007

Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan, ‘Ramblin’ Man EP’ (V2)

The Ramblin' Man EP offers a preview of the upcoming full-length, Ballad of the Broken Seas, from Scottish vocalist Isobel Campbell of Belle and Sebastian…
Ginny Yang / December 15, 2005

The Gris Gris, ‘For the Season’ (Birdman)

With a name alluding to both a voodoo curse and Cajun slang for drugs, the Gris Gris' latest effort is appropriately intoxicating. The Oakland, Calif.,…
Ginny Yang / November 11, 2005

Sam Champion, ‘Slow Rewind’ (Razor & Tie)

Sam Champion's debut effort is a celebration of life in the slow lane. Addressing the familiar post-graduate themes of booze and empty wallets, the rock…
Ginny Yang / September 14, 2005

Josh Joplin, ‘Jaywalker’ (Eleven Thirty)

With starry-eyed lyrics and jangly acoustic melodies, Jaywalker would make an ideal soundtrack for a coming of age flick set in the Dust Bowl. Brooklyn…
Ginny Yang / September 7, 2005

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