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Akron/Family schedule shows (dates), playing Brooklyn Bowl (free with RSVP)

So it goes -- Brooklyn's own Akron/Family have scheduled a handful of dates for the coming weeks, including a stop at Brooklyn Bowl on June 29th with Stagnant Pools...

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today in shirts: Disney stops carrying Joy Division design; another ex-Man is The Bastard member weighs in on Akron/Family issue

Aaron Kenyon with a current project, Djam Karet

Aaron Kenyon, a founding member of Man is The Bastard, has weighed in on the controversial appropriation of the iconic skull logo, and his views differ from that of his ex-bandmates...

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Akron/Family bassist says MITB skull use was a tribute; Israel Lawrence suggests they make a public statement UPDATED

Bastard Noise at Maryland Deathfest (more by BBG)

Isreal Lawrence of ex-Man Is The Bastard fame is in contact with Akron/Family regarding the logo issue and is writing about it publicly in a MiTB open group on Facebook...

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Bastard Noise’s Eric Wood accuses Akron/Family of theft

The offending shirt (left) with the offended party (right) (more Bastard Noise photos)

Eric Wood doesn't like Akron/Family too much, judging by his comment that band is "SCAB FUCKING MAGGOTS ...

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Akron/Family – New Years Eve @ Knitting Factory (with DEERHOOF?) & other 2008 Tour Dates

Thanks to Daytrotter for the above graphic of Akron/Family. Thanks anonymous for pointing out that Akron/Family are playing the show at Knitting Factory on New Years Eve with Deer Tick...

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Rhys Chatham & 200 guitars is tonight ++ pics from rehearsal

Rhys Chatham: A Crimson Grail (2008) for 200 Electric Guitars (Outdoor Version) (World Premiere)
Commissioned by Lincoln Center for Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Next, composer Rhys Chatham and section leaders John King, Ned Sublette, David Daniell, and Seth Olinsky (Akron/Family) lead an oversized orchestra of 200 volunteer guitarists and electric bassists in the world premiere of A Crimson Grail for 200 Electric Guitars (Outdoor Version) performed not on the Bandshell stage but along the sides of the audience at Damrosch Park, to heighten the work's polyphonic effect...

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Jenny Lind played Castle Clinton, Akron/Family free tonight

"The Grand Opening," middle section of a Nathaniel Currier lithograph (later Currier and Ives) celebrating Jenny Lind's first U.S. appearance at New York's Castle Garden on September 11, 1850...

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(<100) guitarists needed for a Rhys Chatham performance

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Castle Clinton 2008: Ted Leo, Mirah, Long Winters….

DOWNLOAD: Ted Leo & the Pharmacists - Colleen (MP3)

Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, Mirah, The Long Winters, Akron/Family, St Vincent and a few more people are playing free shows at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park in NYC this Summer...

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Akron/Family tour – NYU/Maxwells/SXSW/Castle Clinton

In October of 2007, it was announced that original member, Ryan Vanderhoof, departed the group "amicably sometime between the completion of (2007 release) Love Is Simple and the start of the band's U...

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