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Bird of Youth releasing ‘Get Off’ (stream it), playing shows, including NYC with Mark Eitzel

Beth Wawerna is releasing the new Bird of Youth album Get Off next week (5/20) via Kiam Records (pre-order), and we're premiering the full stream in this post. It follows her 2011 debut Defender and...

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Okkervil River’s three-night run of ‘Black Sheep Boy’ at Bowery Ballroom is underway, wrapping up tonight (night 2 pics)

Okkervil River are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their best album Black Sheep Boy with a reissue (due 12/4 via Jagjaguwar) and a tour that has them playing the album in f...

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Will Sheff, Doug Gillard, more playing ‘Love Hangover’ show; Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws on Kevin Devine’s split 7″ series

Dave Derby, former Dambuilder and current mastermind behind New York's ever-rotating outfit Gramercy Arms seem to have a thing for love. Last year the band dropped The Seasons of Love and now Dave is putting together the NYC edition of long-running post-Valentine's Day tradition "The Love Hangover" at Bowery Electric on February 15...

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What’s going on Friday? (Year of No Light, Caribou, TEEN, Dan Bodan, Yumi Zouma, Sallie Ford, O’Death, Say Hi, more)

Caribou at Governors Island in 2010 (more by Andrew St. Clair)

You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...

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The Rock*A*Teens played two NYC shows (pics from LPR with opener/superfan Will Sheff)

I often make the outrageous drunken claim that the Rock*A*Teens were the best rock and roll band of the 1990s. It's sort of ridiculous to say, but as I write this sentence stone sober and drinking a glass of juice, I still kind of believe it...

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Rock*A*Teens reissuing final LP, reform for tour around Merge 25, playing 2 NYC shows (1 w/ Will Sheff) (dates, streams)

You know that scene in The Blues Brothers where John Belushi is in the church and God's light shines down on him? An epiphany like that. I watched the Rock*A*Teens play as I had numerous times before, but watching them onstage that night was an "I have seen the light...

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A.C. Newman, Ted Leo, Will Sheff, Doug Gillard and more playing Scott Miller tribute at Cake Shop

Game Theory and Loud Family frontman Scott Miller died back in April which hit a lot of fans hard. And he had a lot of fans, many of whom are musicians...

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Will Sheff, Jean Grae, Jared of Black Lips, Bad Brains tribute & more playing Hurricane Sandy Relief benefits in NYC

Will Sheff at SXSW 2012 (more by Tim Griffin)

Like last night (11/5), there are many more Hurricane Sandy Relief benefits going on in NYC.

Knitting Factory is hosting a show on Thursday (11/8) with a large (and kind of random) lineup tonight with WIll Sheff (of Okkervil River), Jean Grae, Geoff Rickly (of Thursday), Jennifer O'Conner, Holly Miranda, Jaymay, Bird of Youth, Kevin Devine, Brian Bonz, Jared Evan, Zumo Kollie, Sonya Kitchell, and DJ Rajni Jacques...

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Sondre Lerche, Will Sheff & Bird of Youth @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (pics, review, setlist)

DOWNLOAD: Bird of Youth - Bombs Away, She Is Here to Stay (MP3)

The Friday night show at Music Hall of Williamsburg featured three very different songwriters who all happen to live within a few blocks of the venue...

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Okkervil River release new free covers EP, Will Sheff playing Music Hall of Williamsburg w/ Sondre Lerche

Will Sheff of Okkervil River at Fun Fun Fun Fest (more by Tim Griffin)

Okkervil River have released a new covers EP Golden Opportunities 2, the follow-up to 2007's Golden Opportunities EP...

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