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A Dark and Grungy Rock and Roll Vibe for The Gaslight Anthem + More – Irving Plaza, NYC

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There’s something to be said about the dark and grungy rock and roll vibe at New York City’s Irving Plaza. Especially when it’s Jersey natives The Gaslight Anthem headlining the bill curated by Red Bull Sound Select.  Playing the third night of back-to-back-to-back NYC shows, The Gaslight Anthem played home court to a packed house with

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Photo Recap: Suicidal Tendencies, Sick of it All, D.R.I at NYC’s Best Buy Theater

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Suicidal Tendencies headlined a classic punk show with legendary bands Sick of it All and D.R.I at New York’s Best Buy Theater last weekend. TSI photographer David Turcotte was there to bring you the following images. “All I wanted was a Pepsi…and she wouldn’t give it to me!!!!” Enjoy!!! Suicidal Tendencies Sick of it All

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Artist to Watch: NEW HERO

WHO: NEW HERO NEXT SHOW:  3/16/2012 @ Emoda Gallery Dorian Love is NEW HERO.  The new project of Los Angeles bred and now Philly transplant Dorian Love is sure to shake things up with a genre bending style he likes to call “Post-apocalyptic Future Soul”.  Mixing the nostalgic with the new, he rocks raw and

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Company of Thieves play The Bowery Ballroom: Photo Recap

Company of Thieves rocked a nearly sold-out show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom last Tuesday night with openers Girl in a Coma and New York City’s own Hank and Cupcakes.  The Chicago based outfit did not disappoint in their return to NYC, playing to a hyper energized Tuesday night crowd. Local dance duo Hank and Cupcakes kicked

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The Lemonheads @ The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn: Photo Recap

Despite sloppy January weather and a late arriving weeknight crowd, The Lemonheads played a sold out show last Wednesday at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn . Opening for the Lemonheads was The Shining Twins, Food Will Win the War, and an electric set from New York’s Meeredeth Sheldon. Evan Dando and The Lemondheads opened with five

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August Burns Red @ The Starland Ballroom: Photo Recap

Words and images by:  David Turcotte August Burns Red completely obliterated a packed house at Dirty Jersey’s famed Starlight Ballroom Friday night.  Playing alongside openers Silverstein, Texas in July, and the LA based Letlive, ABR put on one of the best metal shows I’ve seen in ions. Although I only caught the last few songs

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Gogol Bordello Rings in the New Year at New York’s Terminal 5

Words and images by:  David Turcotte Gypsy-Punk legends Gogol Bordello rang in the new year with back-to-back sold out shows at New York’s Terminal 5. Brother Pedro (of Gogol Bordello) opened the show with his multi-flavored band Chicholina Sound System followed by Afro-Beat legends, Debo Band. Gogol Bordello’s performance was certainly electric, with lead singer

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DEVO @ Irving Plaza NYC- Photo Recap

Words and photos by: David Turcotte DEVO played to a sold-out Irving Plaza in New York City last Tuesday night with Japanese, avant-garde rockers Trippple Nippples.  DEVO kicked things off garbed in their white space suits rocking “Don’t Look,” “Peekaboo,” and the 2010 track, “What We Do.”  After switching to their traditional blue hats and

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The Kooks Headline a Sold-Out Webster Hall Last Thursday

Words and images by:  David Turcotte The Kooks played the second show of back-to-back sold out concerts at New York City’s Webster Hall last Thursday night.  Not only is this The Kooks first U.S. tour in nearly three years, the UK rockers  have also just released their latest album Junk of the Heart. Opening for

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CMJ Recap Part Deux: Music, Music and Beer.

Words and images by:  David Turcotte Last Friday’s set of CMJ showcases was just as crazy the night before.  Steph and I woke up sometime around 11am, ate a quick breakfast in Brooklyn, and headed down to the Knitting Factory to catch TSI favorites Radiation City.  We did a very quick and entertaining interview with

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