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Notable Releases of the Week

A surprise release of the first Brand New album in eight years, the first Grizzly Bear album in five years, the first Rainer Maria album in 11 years, and more

Jawbreaker Don't Break Down

Jawbreaker doc screening at Nitehawk

Jawbreaker frontman Blake Schwarzenbach will also be on hand for a Q&A as part of the screening, whic is part of the BrooklynVegan-presented "Music Driven" series,

Grizzly Bear Painted Ruins

Grizzly Bear LP stream & review

'Painted Ruins' reminds you that Grizzly Bear are still masters of the kind of psychedelic pop they won everyone over with. Listen to the whole album now.


Anticipated albums of fall 2017

Fall is coming faster than we know it, so here's a list of the 17 indie rock albums of fall 2017 that we're most excited for

Ms Lauryn Hill @ Radio City Music Hall
Lauryn Hill at Radio City in February (more by Toby Tenenbaum)

What’s going on Sunday?

Tonight's NYC-area shows include Dave Chappelle/Lauryn Hill, Mulatu Astatke, Sasheer Zamata, Hot 100 Fest, and more.

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Flosstradamus at Panorama Festival 2016 - Saturday
Flosstradamus at Panorama 2016 (more, courtesy of Panorama Music Festival)

What’s going on Saturday?

Today's NYC-area shows include Dave Chappelle/Childish Gambino, Fool's Gold Day Off, Mary J Blige, Rooftop Films with Chastity Belt, Dick Dale, Lionel Richie, a big Joe Strummer tribute in NJ, Hot 100 Fest, and more.

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Mulatu Astatke
Mulatu Astatke at The Met in 2016 (more by Sachyn Mital)

Mulatu Astatke playing Psycho Las Vegas & Central Park this weekend

The "Father of Ethio-Jazz" is the US for the metal/psych festival Psycho Las Vegas, and a free Central Park SummerStage show with Emel Mathlouthi and Alsarah & the Nubatones.

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Ted Leo, Craig Finn, Brian Fallon & more playing Joe Strummer tribute in Asbury Park this weekend

The late Joe Strummer would've been 65 on August 21 and to celebrate his memory, Jesse Malin is throwing a benefit concert at Asbury Park's Stone Pony Stummerstage on Saturday (8/19). Jesse is headlining "Summer StrummerJam 2017" but the real draw is an all-star birthday tribute set...

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