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David Byrne’s ‘Contemporary Color’ film coming to theaters in 2017 (watch the trailer)

The film, like the live show, features St. Vincent, Nelly Furtado, Devonté Hynes, Zola Jesus, Ad-Rock, tUnE-yArDs and more.

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What’s going on Sunday? (HEALTH, Thor, Okkervil River, Flamin’ Groovies, H2O, Pill, Frankie Cosmos & more)

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

HEALTH, Pictureplane, Very Much (DJ Set) @ Le Poisson Rouge
HEALTH tone down the noise a bit (but not completely) on their terrific new album Death Magic, which is the catchiest thing they've done yet...

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2015 Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival pics: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ songs, Reggie Watts, John Hodgman, Stephin Meritt & more

The 2015 Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival happened over the weekend with events at The Bell House and Union Hall (and then a EMCF edition of StarTalk Live...

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What’s going on Sunday? (Fishbone, EMCF, Cold Beat, Martin Rev, James Chance, Greg Graffin, Glasser & more)

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

Fishbone @ Brooklyn Bowl (day & night shows)
The long-running genre benders Fishbone blend ska, punk, funk, metal and more into a sound that's entirely their ...

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David Byrne, St. Vincent, Zola Jesus, Dev Hynes & more played ‘Contemporary Color’ at Barclays (pics / video)

In "Contemporary Color," a copresentation of Barclays Center in Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Mr. Byrne has organized collaborations among 10 elite color guard teams and recording artists, including St...

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speaking of SERIAL, IRA GLASS is appearing live, touring, listing his favorite documentaries

It's official: "Serial" is the hottest podcast in the history of the known universe, the most significant moment in audio since the "War of the Worlds" broadcast, and the most innovative development in communication arts since the smoke signal...

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Serial podcast music written by dude from the Unicorns (listen)

This may be old news to you, especially if you're a Serial podcast-listening, indie rock expert who paid attention to the credits for the past 3+ months and heard Nick Thorburn's name and immediately recognized it as that guy also known as Nick Diamonds from Islands and the recently reunited Unicorns...

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Regina Spektor, Ira Glass & more added to Doctors Without Borders benefit

Regina Spektor at Capitol Theatre in 2012 (more by Toby Tenenbaum)

As discussed, there's a benefit for Doctors Without Borders (who are on the front lines of dealing with the ebola crisis in Africa) going down at NYC's Irving Plaza on November 19 with an awesome lineup of Fred Armisen, Jim Gaffigan, David Cross, Janeane Garofalo, Hannibal Buress, and Ted Leo, plus hosts Greg Barris and Jena Fried...

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‘Gowanus Idol’ @ The Bell House! (Eugene Mirman Comedy Fest Night 1…. IN PICS) — Bridget Everett, Dave Hill, Jon Glaser & more

The 7th Annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival began last night at the Bell House with a singing competition for comedians dubbed Gowanus Idol judged by festival founder Eugene Mirman along with Amy Schumer, NPR's This American Life host Ira Glass, and comedian Jon Glaser as Derrick Brown's dad...

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2nd ‘This American Life’ BAM show added (Stephin Merritt included) ++ Merge25 Fest updates (Duke University shows)

The five-day RadioLoveFest is coming to the Brooklyn Academy of Music in June, featuring various live radio shows with a variety of performers including Andrew Bird, Hamilton Leithauser of the Walkmen, They Might Be Giants, and Jonathan Coulton...

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