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VIDEO: Pitchfork made a documentary on 285 Kent (watch)

Deafheaven at one of 285 Kent's last shows (more by PSquared)

As you probably know by now, Brooklyn DIY venue 285 Kent is closed for good. As the venue was hosting its final shows, Pitchfork filmed a documentary about the venue called "RIP 285 Kent...

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What’s going on Thursday?

Devotchka @ Fontana's during CMJ (more by Chris La Putt)

today in NYC
* Wally Shoup @ The Stone
* Bob Schneider @ City Winery
* Nellie McKay @ Feinstein's
* The Snowdroppers @ Southpaw
* Bag Raiders @ Santos Party House
* J Mascis, Kurt Vile @ Mercury Lounge
* Jarboe, Vampillia, Man's Gin @ Europa
* Donald Glover @ Union Square Theater
* Allman Brothers Band @ Beacon Theatre
* Ellie Goulding, The Knocks @ Webster Hall
* Brother, Devin Therriault @ The Rock Shop
* Cold War Kids, No Age, Baths @ Terminal 5
* Silje Nes, Yellowbirds, Ivana XL @ Glasslands
* Tik Tok, Feral Foster, Radio Jarocho @ Zebulon
* Diamond Doves, Last Good Tooth @ The Rock Shop
* DeVotchKa, Mariachi el Bronx @ Highline Ballroom
* The One & Nines, Fairmont, The Shake @ Maxwell's
* Daorum @ Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium
* East of The Wall, Meek Is Murder, Wizardry @ Union Pool
* Soft Circle, Lichens, Skint, Hiro Kone @ Public Assembly
* Alexi Murdoch, Sam Amidon @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Big Troubles, Twerps, Guy Blackman, The Hairs @ Cake Shop
* Delay, Nude Beach, New Creases, Big Soda @ Death By Audio
* The Bamboo Kids, 45 Adapters, The Mess Around @ Union Hall
* Keren Ann, Barbara Browning @ Barnes & Noble Union Square
* Glassjaw, Vision of Disorder, Mind Over Matter @ Best Buy Theater
* Mount Kimbie, Jamie Woon, Muramic, Com Truise @ Le Poisson Rouge
* The Black Swans, Woodsy Pride, Zachary Cale, Admiral Porkbrain @ Littlefield
* Vidulgi Ooyoo, Galaxy Express, Idiotape, Big Phony, Kite Operations @ Knitting Factory
* Controlled Bleeding, Whoarfrost, Black Cosmic Mother, Zilmrah, Casper Electronics @ Silent Barn
* Eddie Clendening & The Blue Ribbon Boys...

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Julianna Barwick played LPR w/ Eluvium & then DJ’d Monster Island w/ Blissed Out, Todd P, Ryan Schreiber & others (pics)

and Christopher Person

"Julianna Barwick started off the night and in very simple terms her set was incredible... Eluvium was next on the bill...

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MNDR playing 2 free Brooklyn Bowl shows but not playing w/ Ebony Bones who plays a free hotel show w/ Amanda Blank

DOWNLOAD: MNDR - I Go Away (MP3)

MNDR @ Mercury Lounge (more by Erez Avissar)

MNDR plays a free show with Restless People at Brooklyn Bowl tonight (Tuesday, 2/9), and then again at the same venue with WAVVES exactly one week later (also free)...

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Salem played Glasslands (pics), releasing CD on IAMSOUND

DOWNLOAD: Salem - Frost (MP3)

On a series of breathy, claustrophobic EPs and singles beginning in 2008, Salem-- the trio of John Holland, Heather Marlatt and Jack Donoghue -- has been honing an oozy, cold style; a pastiche of several strains of pessimistic music: there are hints of noise-rock and shoegaze, as well as the stamp of the Houston rap pioneer D...

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Vega, Tanlines, Pictureplane, Reading Rainbow & friends @ Market Hotel in Brooklyn – pics

"Leichtung moved from San Francisco four years ago to study music technology at NYU's Steinhardt School. While perfecting his scruffy college boy look - think black-framed glasses, beat-up Converse sneakers, lots of band t-shirts and a permanent five o'clock shadow - Leichtung also found himself getting sucked into the DIY scene...

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Neon Indian, Toro y Moi & MNDR played Mercury Lounge – pics

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Going by phone/digital camera clips I'd seen online, I wasn't expecting what I got from Neon Indian Tuesday night. This genre called "chillwave" seemed to me all but doomed to ever really work well in the live setting -- not only is it all lo-fi and bedroomy, but Alan Palomo's peers (Toro Y Moi, Washed Out, Memory Tapes) didn't make the decision to recruit a live band...

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Beach Fossils played Shea Stadium (pics), touring w/ Christmas Island & The Beets (dates) ++ MP3s

DOWNLOAD: Christmas Island - Bed Island (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Beach Fossils - Time (MP3)

Tickets are still on sale for the Crystal Stilts MHOW show on Saturday, February 20th...

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The Cool Kids, London Souls, Curren$y & friends (but not Blakroc) played Under 100 (pics) ++ a show there tonight

"Damon "Dame" Dash co-founded Roc-a-Fella Records, helped launch the career of Jay-Z and discovered Kanye West. He's produced or executive-produced about a dozen films, including the well-received 2002 urban flick "Paid in Full" and the 2004 movie "The Woodsman," starring Kevin Bacon...

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The Shaky Hands & US Royalty played Knitting Factory in Brooklyn w/ Takka Takka – pics & new show on sale

Tickets went on sale today for a January 16th Takka Takka / La Strada / Frances show at Mercury Lounge. Wednesday night (12/2), Takka shared a bill with tour-mates US Royalty and The Shaky Hands at Knitting Factory in Brooklyn...

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