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SATURDAY AUG 16, 2014
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“I was exhausted,” says Todd Goldstein, reflecting on the years since the release of his band ARMS’ lush, ambitious 2011 album, Summer Skills. “I put...

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SATURDAY JUL 19, 2014
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Adrianne Lenker's debut album Hours Were the Birds is evocative of Lisa Mitchell, with soulful lyrics paired simply with an acoustic guitar.

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SATURDAY JUL 26, 2014
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AKUA DIXON, Cellist-composer-Conductor, is a native of New York City. A graduate of the famed H.S. of Performing Arts, she studied cello with Benar Heifetz and...

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SATURDAY AUG 9, 2014
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"Built on flickering runs of guitar harmonics and stretched melodies that wrap into spirals, the instrumentals of upstate New York guitarist Alexander Turnquist can...

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FRIDAY MAY 16, 2014
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"Hazy retro African pop from DJ Nickodemus' Wonderwheel Recordings...drawing on the sounds of 1960s and 70s Nubian music."

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THURSDAY MAY 29, 2014
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Bell’s Roar began with just a guitar and a voice. Over the years Sean Desiree has transformed her solo project by fully taking advantage of her skills as a...

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MULTIPLE PERFORMANCES
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Brooklyn, NY

Bird Courage met in dark spaces under New York City and together are now forging a new pastoral-astral sound that is drawn from the heart, the land, and the stars....

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FRIDAY AUG 8, 2014
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Brent Arnold uses the cello and a battery of experimental electronics to create songs that are both cinematic and intimate. He approaches his instrument with a...

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MONDAY AUG 4, 2014
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A songwriter who “knows how to leave an impression” with “elegantly celestial climaxes, emerald green-glowing guitar work”(Pitchfork) and “smoky” vocals...

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SATURDAY AUG 9, 2014
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NYC

Cleek Schrey is a fiddler and composer based in New York City. His compositions reach across disciplines, from musical performance to installation and performance...

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SATURDAY JUL 12, 2014
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"as founder and integral part of the fmly collective, klein’s music has always been aimed at something that necessarily leaves the bedroom behind, that transcends...

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SATURDAY AUG 16, 2014
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The latest addition to the I Love Vinyl crew, Shawn is a seasoned dj and collector with deep crates, from Long Beach, California. He moved to NYC a few years ago...

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SATURDAY JUN 21, 2014
SATURDAY AUG 2, 2014
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"Emily Reo is a nomadic musician, visual artist and community enthusiast, whose work is inspired by the connection of nature and futurism. She creates compositions...

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SATURDAY JUN 14, 2014
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In the Emotional Arcade there are no losers, only revelations. The only way to win is to feel. And everyone who plays gets a lollypop.

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TUESDAY JUL 1, 2014
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A native of Santa Cruz, California, Eva Salina Primack has been immersed in Balkan music and culture since she was a young child. She has studied with some of the...

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THURSDAY JUL 24, 2014
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Dominican Republic

“Franny & Zooey“, aka Juan Julio Peña and Victoria Linares, take their shared a love of 60’s pop music and affinity for surf rock rhythms and combine it with...

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SATURDAY AUG 9, 2014
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NYC

Gelsey Bell performs regularly as an experimental vocalist, culling from a wide range of techniques and styles to create her own performance works, to literally...

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THURSDAY JUL 31, 2014
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Glockabelle is Annabelle Cazes, an experimental musician and composer based in NYC.

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WEDNESDAY AUG 6, 2014
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NYC

Isaac Katalay is an artist and orator whose main objective is to promote the connection between human cultures. With the band, the artist wants to highlight the...

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FRIDAY JUL 11, 2014
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NYC

Suffused with the effortlessness of youth captured in ephemeral moments, Jack + Eliza have imagined a precise yet affably cool, warm and melodious sun-drenched pop...

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FRIDAY MAY 30, 2014
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The legendary "East Coast Rock'n'Roll" group John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band began their career in 1972 and achieved mainstream success in the 1980s with the...

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SUNDAY MAY 25, 2014
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"Jus Post Bellum is the story of a man and a woman. An extended narrative. A character study, painted in broad strokes and finely etched. Jus Post Bellum is a man...

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FRIDAY AUG 8, 2014
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Lulu is a musical theater kid gone goth. Model, actress, burlesque performer, fetishist.

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SATURDAY MAY 31, 2014
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Composer / producer / singer Lydia Ainsworth has been secretly writing and recording songs over the past three years from bedrooms and basements between Toronto and...

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SATURDAY JUN 28, 2014
MONDAY JUN 2, 2014
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Mr. DePonto is many things. A surgeon, a pilot, a physicist, a billionaire, but mostly he’s a damned good liar. This Brooklyn based magician and mind-reader has...

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FRIDAY JUL 18, 2014
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Matthew Stoneman, a ‘white guy’ from New Hampshire, learned to play authentic and fluent Spanish songs while serving time in an LA prison for robbery.

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FRIDAY AUG 1, 2014
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Mavrothi Kontanis is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and teacher born and raised in the US, but with roots in Halkidiki, Greece.

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SATURDAY MAY 24, 2014
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Lightning-quick sledgehammer banjo stylings and flame-throwing violin mayhem form the backdrop of Mountain Animation. The Brooklyn-based power duo is composed of...

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FRIDAY JUN 27, 2014
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Brooklyn resident Nick Hakim’s music is an intimate conversation, vulnerable and bewitching–R&B born of the blues’ sensibility for soul-bearing.

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SATURDAY JUL 5, 2014
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Born in Moscow and raised in Alaska, Olga Bell is an American composer, producer and performer based in Brooklyn.

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SATURDAY JUN 21, 2014
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Oskar Nñ is resident DJ at PAPI JUICE, a monthly dance party and Kiki celebrating queer male identified people of color

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THURSDAY MAY 22, 2014
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Brooklyn, NY

Sugar, Spice and everything sassy Vocals/Guitar - Alex Ruiz Drums/Guitar - Abbie Jones Lead Guitar -Lena Mandolina Bass- Esme Ashley White

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FRIDAY JUL 25, 2014
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Pool Cosby is a sample-based electronic hip-hop band from Brooklyn, NY.

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WEDNESDAY MAY 21, 2014
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If being named after a small village in Argentina next to a seven coloured mountain conjures images of breathless beauty, dewy mornings and hazy afternoons, then...

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SATURDAY JUN 28, 2014
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Pusse Couture is a New York City based drag artist, performer, and nightlife personality.

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THURSDAY JUL 3, 2014
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Reggie Watts, internationally renowned vocalist/ beatboxer/ musician/ comedian/ improvisor, amazes audiences with his unpredictable performances, which are created...

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SATURDAY MAY 17, 2014
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Brooklyn, NY

New York natives John Paul Frank, Liz Ryan, Chris Bordeaux and Will Whatley began Rumors in 2013. Their music leans on catchy melodies, shimmering synths and dreamy...

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FRIDAY JUN 6, 2014
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Brooklyn, NY

"Music lovers near and far will bend their ears to pulsing indie-electronic sound of our newest music crush, Salt Cathedral. The Brooklyn-based band blends intricate...

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FRIDAY JUN 20, 2014
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If Hank Williams, The Andrews Sisters, and Beyonce had a sleepover.

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THURSDAY JUN 19, 2014
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The Woes is a song based group improvisational project led by Osei Essed.

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FRIDAY AUG 8, 2014
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Tombstone is a long-time kinkster and an experienced rope artist and bondage top.

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SATURDAY AUG 9, 2014
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NYC

William Lang is an Avant-garde Soloist, Chamber/Orchestral Musician, and New York Freelancer on Alto, Tenor, Bass Trombones and Euphonium (and sometimes Conch shell!)

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THURSDAY JUL 10, 2014
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Yellerkin is a rising indie duo from Brooklyn, comprised of Adrian Galvin and Luca Buccellati, two childhood friends who have known each other for over 20 years.

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FRIDAY AUG 15, 2014
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uxvie is Chelsey Bomar from Brooklyn, NY.

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