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On the Culture Front: Hill Town Plays, Pixies, Life and Times and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The Hill Town plays collectively are an epic portrait of rural poverty, displaced love, and the boundless angst that can propel someone into a different life while leaving a fragmented past behind.

England's The 1975 Get New York's Attention

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.01.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

The 1975, which took SXSW by storm, has been making waves thanks to their single "Chocolate" off their current EP, Music for Cars, which was released earlier this month.

Australia's Gold Fields Shine in NYC Debut

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

When their set at Mercury Lounge started, Gold Fields immediately proved they were unlike any band you have seen play before at the intimate venue.

Fanfarlo's New Frontier

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.29.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Rooms Filled with Light is already looking to be one of 2012's most anticipated albums.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Mutemath Perform and Discuss "Blood Pressure"

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Two days before Hurricane Irene, New Orleans rockers Mutemath and I took refuge in the lower depths of the historic rock venue Mercury Lounge in New York City.

The Perfect Balance of Art vs. Science

Taryn Haight | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Taryn Haight

I was reassured that not all was lost for live music the night I witnessed Art vs. Science rock a packed-out show earlier this year at Mercury Lounge.

Brother and The Dig Wow Mercury Lounge

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Seven songs, 30 minutes, a performance that we will be talking about for years to come. When we look back years from now on the music of this day and ...

Foo Fighter Chris Shiflett Takes the Road on the Show

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I spoke with Chris Shiflett in NYC last weekend and found him to be totally candid about the Foos, his new band, and everything in between.

Indie Bands Including Memoryhouse Play at Mercury Lounge

Dakota Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dakota Kim

Young and earnest. Clean and lacking even the faintest whiff of rebellion. More liberal arts than art school. That's how the indie bands of today a...

Maps & Atlases Surprise, Play Impromptu Acoustic Show At Mercury Lounge

Kim Gittleson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kim Gittleson

I have a confession to make. Last night, the first time in a long time--perhaps for the first time ever--I saw a band without having heard any of thei...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Neon Indian, Public Enemy, Grizzly Bear And More

Zara Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zara Golden

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance as...

A Bright Night For Up-And-Comers Dan Sartain and Mike's Pawn Show At The Mercury Lounge

Alex Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Thornton

For an early show on a typical Thursday night The Mercury Lounge had drawn in a decent-sized crowd, though a majority of them lingered at the bar de...

Jim Jones Revue Need All Show To Break Through At Mercury Lounge

Chase Hoffberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chase Hoffberger

Blame Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard: because of them, the American public has instilled into its psyche a belief that all piano based boogie ro...

The Love Language Whip Up The Mercury Lounge

Chase Hoffberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chase Hoffberger

You have to understand that Libraries just came out on Tuesday. But it rips, and I've probably spent fifteen of the last 48 hours of my life with ...

Small Black Stands Out At Mercury Lounge (FREE MP3, SLIDESHOW)

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

Small Black and Beach Fossils fit into an overcrowded genre of lo-fi Brooklyn-based indie bands; four guys, one with thick black frames, two in flan...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Wolf Parade, Caribou, Siren Music Festival, Konono No.1

Zara Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zara Golden

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assi...

WhoMadeWho Moves Crowd With Contemporary Disco (VIDEO, DOWNLOAD FREE MP3)

Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Hunter Stuart

Sometimes you have to take a chance on a band. Last night at Mercury Lounge in the Lower East Side, a young band from Copenhagen with the puzzling...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: We Were Promised Jetpacks, Beth Orton, She & Him And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assig...