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Ben Bromberg

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Deerhunter Breathe New Life Into Old Material, Blowing Away Pier 54

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2010 | 3:52 PM

This Thursday, Deerhunter headlined a free show at Pier 54 in Hudson River Park, part of the River Rocks concert series that take place every summer. Brooklyn locals Real Estate opened the show, hypnotically drawing in concert-goers towards the stage with their polished brand...

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Robyn and Kelis' All Hearts Tour Packs Webster Hall With Smoke Machines And Electropop

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2010 | 3:32 PM

This Thursday marked the last date in Robyn and Kelis' "All Hearts" tour, going out with a bang at the second of two shows at Webster Hall. The crowd was packed in the venue, providing little breathing room between what were probably 75% muscley,...

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Modest Virtuosos Avi Buffalo Perform At Southstreet Seaport

(0) Comments | Posted August 2, 2010 | 10:45 AM

Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg and his bandmates in Avi Buffalo may only be 19 years old (give or take a year), but their skill is impressive enough to make Chad VanGaalen blush. The 32-year old indie semi-veteran and opening act told the audience at this Friday's...

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Flaming Lips Performance At SummerStage Is Predictable, But No Less Impressive (SLIDESHOW)

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2010 | 12:08 PM

For anyone who has seen the Flaming Lips perform live before, they know there is nothing quite like sky-filling plumes of orange and yellow confetti being shot into the audience by cannon, especially when it syncs up with the question mark in bandleader Wayne Coyne's title...

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Best Coast Brings Sun-Soaked Sounds to Sweltering Seaport (FREE MP3)

(0) Comments | Posted July 26, 2010 | 10:22 AM

Last Friday, the South Street Seaport held another free concert as part of the River To River Festival, bringing free music to outdoor venues around the city every summer. Sadly, the weather wasn't so accommodating for concert-goers. High humidity and grey skies followed afternoon showers and...

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Dom's Songs More Appealing Than His Personality at Siren Festival (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2010 | 11:34 AM

This Saturday, Coney Island saw the triumphant return of Village Voice's annual Siren Festival, now in its tenth installment this year. Kicking off the festival in the early afternoon was Dom, the much-hyped, Pitchfork-approved Worcester, Mass. natives.

Although Dom has only existed as a...

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