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The Goon Sax
Alphaville, Brooklyn, October 25

There are those that say youth is wasted on the young, but then those armchair philosophers obviously don’t get it. They certainly aren’t the types

The Lost Record

As the frontman of such acts as Nation of Ulysses, The Make-Up, Weird War, and more, Ian Svenonius has never shied away from melding high concept with

House of Vans, Brooklyn, June 30

While life in the big city of New York can be frequently challenging, there are certain things that make you pause and remember why it’s still an incredible place

Warsaw, Brooklyn, June 28

Existing for just two short years (from 1982 to 1984), Tones on Tail were a brilliant flash in the pan. Consisting of former Bauhaus members Daniel Ash and

Depeche Mode
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, June 6

There aren’t a lot of bands that can fill an arena then make it seem like you wouldn’t want to see them in anything smaller. Depeche Mode is one of

Johnny Marr
Gramercy Theatre, New York, May 31

While his former songwriting partner in The Smiths has continued to grab most of the headlines—most recently

PlayStation Theater, New York, February 24

As we should all know by now, we’re living in the age of the reunion, a time when bands from disparate generations can coexist at

Simple Minds
Walk Between Worlds

With the band’s creative spark seeming to have dimmed many years ago, Simple Minds’ Big Music came virtually out of nowhere in 2014 as a

Dream Wife
Dream Wife

While it’s no secret that the Grammys have never been awarded to the most deserving artists, Recording Academy President Neil Portnow revealed how

Songs of Praise

With the recent passing of Mark E. Smith, The Fall frontman’s irascible nature has been recalled as much as his incredible body of work. Indeed, it’s hard to

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