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The Jezabels Play Sold Out Mercury Lounge [11/21/11]

Last modified January 31, 2012 at 1:05 pm

The Jezabels, the four piece hailing from Sydney, Australia played to a full house at the Mercury Lounge this past Monday.

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The Suzan, Exitmusic, & Oberhofer at Mercury Lounge [8/25/11]

Posted August 30, 2011 at 11:24 am

During Thursday night’s Spotify-sponsored show at Mercury Lounge, three groups rocked our faces off one last time before Hurricane Irene nearly wrecked the city.

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Bowery Presents Expanding to Philadelphia

Posted May 26, 2011 at 10:08 am

The indie music juggernaut that is Bowery Presents is further extending its east coast footprint with another venue outside city limits.

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Artist Profile: Jump Into the Gospel

Posted April 22, 2011 at 10:18 am

Jump Into the Gospel has quickly garnered attention for their highly infectious tunes and energetic live shows.

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Alec Gross, Mercury Lounge [4/13/11]

Posted April 18, 2011 at 10:44 am

Alec Gross plays sweetheart music for doods. We saw as much during last week’s Mercury Lounge show. More after the jump!

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LCD Soundsystem Presale Line [Updated]

Last modified February 9, 2011 at 3:26 pm

This scene harkens back to the old days of ticket-buying, waiting in line for hours to fetch the best seats available.

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Dubai Advertising Above East Houston

Posted December 14, 2010 at 6:28 am

Dubai is injecting some unneeded advertising dollars into the Lower East Side.  Draped across the ad space where the Shastone Monuments ghost signage once lived, a new billboard banner serves as another stark reminder of the direction in which the neighborhood is headed.  Dubai, with a capital D. Gold rush attitudes abound in this ego-driven […]