Music

‘Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution’ Opens at the New-York Historical Society

Last modified February 21, 2020 at 7:36 am

For many who grew up in a certain era, the name Bill Graham sparks Proustian memories of life-changing rock-and-roll shows. And if you were in San Francisco or New York City, the music impresario’s Fillmore concert venues were the greatest places in the world to see live music. Starting in 1965, Graham was booking and […]

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The Strokes Taunt Cop with ‘New York City Cops’ at Bernie Sanders Rally

Posted February 12, 2020 at 5:00 am

On the heels of releasing a new single from its upcoming album, The New Abnormal, The Strokes are making headlines with a controversial song from its past. Yesterday evening, the five-piece played a Bernie Sanders rally during the New Hampshire primary. The event was attended by more than 7,000 people, who bopped along to a set capped […]

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Starbucks Endorses International Clash Day with Coffee Shop Playlist

Posted February 7, 2020 at 5:03 am

No flash in the pan, International Clash Day is here for the long haul. Today commemorates eight consecutive years celebrating the music and message of the “only band that matters.” This year, the event’s founding radio station, KEXP, is “celebrating artists around the world who are confronting the climate crisis as well as highlighting activists, […]

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The Strokes to Shill for Bernie Sanders at Upcoming Concert Rally

Posted February 3, 2020 at 5:06 am

The modern age, indeed. Last Wednesday, the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign confirmed that they’re hosting a Get Out the Vote Concert Rally in New Hampshire, and The Strokes will headline. Yes, really. The pairing might seem hard to explain (not to mention a PR nightmare, with Sanders pushing 80-years-old), but not to frontman Julian Casablancas. “We are […]

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Watch the First Teaser for Upcoming Beastie Boys Doc on Apple+

Posted January 28, 2020 at 5:04 am

Yesterday, Apple unveiled the first trailer for its highly anticipated Beastie Boys documentary. It’s a teaser in the truest sense, squeaking by at about thirty seconds. Beastie Boys Story is billed as a “live documentary experience” as told by surviving members Mike D. and Adam “Ad Rock” Horovitz. It’s based on the bestselling Beastie Boys Book […]

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Full GovBall Lineup Announced for Summer 2020

Posted January 17, 2020 at 11:41 am

This year marks the 10th anniversary of The Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island, and Founders Entertainment has tapped some big names to kick off the celebration. Headliners for this year’s festival are GovBall veterans Tame Impala, alongside New York indie darlings Vampire Weekend. New additions to the top slots include venerable Fleetwood Mac […]

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‘Station to Station’ David Bowie Tribute Appears at Broadway-Lafayette Subway Stop

Last modified January 10, 2020 at 9:49 am

It was four years ago today that we lost David Bowie. The pop-star chameleon passed away in 2016 after a secret eighteen-month bout with liver cancer. He died just two days after turning 69, and delivering a swan-song record called Blackstar. Now, the subway station one block from his old residence sports a streetside tribute. Someone […]

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Rockwood Music Hall Celebrates 15 Years on the Lower East Side

Posted January 8, 2020 at 5:12 am

To commemorate fifteen big ones in the neighborhood, a month-long birthday bash will commence at Rockwood Music Hall next month. The Allen Street venue first opened its doors in 2005 and has seen the likes of Amos Lee, Elle King, Lady Gaga, The Lumineers, Matisyahu, Norah Jones, Sara Bareilles, Ben Harper, and Sting with The […]

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Best of Boogie: The Year in Music [2019]

Posted December 27, 2019 at 5:09 am

Lots of new music hit the airwaves in 2019. Here at Boogie, these are the albums we wore out all year long. What did we miss? Leave ’em in the comments. Holly’s Picks 1. Pup – Morbid Stuff 2. The Whiffs – Another Whiff 3. Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell 4. Fontaines D.C. […]

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The Beatles are Headed to SoHo with New ‘Thread Shop’ Pop-Up

Last modified December 9, 2019 at 2:47 pm

The Beatles are headed to SoHo. Last week, the music press at large revealed that Sony Music Entertainment secured the North American merchandising rights to the Fab Four, and that a holiday pop-up is underway. The lucky neighborhood chosen for this marketing stunt is SoHo. The new store will be temporarily headquartered at 163 Mercer […]

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