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Photo: Sachyn Mital
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Murphy’s Law, HR, Jesse Malin & more played Coney Island Baby’s Opening (pics)

Check out beer-filled photos and read more about the first show at Coney Island Baby, the new venue in the old HiFi/Brownies space on Avenue A.

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Bill’s Indie Basement (2/2): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

This week in the basement: essential Cocteau Twins vinyl reissues; a psych rock supergroup featuring members of Black Angels & The Horrors; the California sunshine pop of The Orange Peels; a compilation of obscure '80s Philly ambient synth trio The Nightcrawlers; and LP#2 from baroque-krautrock trio Lake Ruth.

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That time Bob Stinson of the Replacements was having sex on the dirty kitchen floor…

Happy Replacements fans in 2014 (more by P Squared Photography)

Tim Sommer has some issues with the Replacements. In the 2nd of two articles he's written about the recent reunion, he says:It is possible that my own archival experiences with the Replacements may have affected my ability to appreciate the pure delight people are feeling upon seeing the renascent Replacements in 2014...

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a college student @ CMJ (a College Music Jounal journal)

The 2010 CMJ Music Marathon took place in NYC from Tuesday, 10/19 through Saturday, 10/23. Here's what I did, broken down by day...

Tuesday

I started day one of CMJ, my first-ever CMJ, at the 'Future of the Music Business, Really...

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The Big Takeover, Avi Buffalo, CFCF, Amen Dunes, Grass Widow, Ducktails & more in This Week in Indie

DOWNLOAD: Avi Buffalo - What's In It For? (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: CFCF - Big Love (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Grass Widow - Shadow (MP3)

This weekend is The Big Takeover's 30th Anniversary celebration: two nights of shows at the Bell House put together by Jack Rabid who has been publishing the 'zine since 1980...

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Big Takeover celebrating 30 years @ The Bell House (lineup)

One of NYC most esteemed musical institutions, fanzine-gone-legit The Big Takeover turns 30 this year, and is having a two-day birthday party in Brooklyn at the Bell House on July 30-31...

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Magnetic Morning & Springhouse @ Southpaw – pics, setlists

Adam Franklin: Most of the earlier tunes were Sam 's, and mostly started with simple guitar lines, to which I would then place chord sequences beneath or counter-melodies on top...

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Big Takeover tour w/ Springhouse & Julie Ocean + other MAGNETIC MORNING (Interpol+Swervedriver+Album Leaf) tour dates

Before blogs, before the internet as we know it, Jack Rabid was writing up all the shows he attended, the records he listened to, and interviewing his favorite bands...

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Adam Franklin (Swervedriver) MP3s, album stream & 2007 Tour Dates

DOWNLOAD: Adam Franklin - Seize the Day (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Adam Franklin - Syd's Eyes (MP3)
Didn't see Byrne, Bowie or Reed in attendance at the Wilco concert at Warsaw last week, but Pavement's Stephen Malkmus was spotted, as was the slighly lesser known Adam Franklin...

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