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Joe Buck’s Failed Super Bowl Promo [Watch]

Not sure if you’ve heard, but there’s one last football game to be played this season, as the NFL gives an outdoor stadium in a cold-weather city a go for the first time for the […]

01/31/2014

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Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch To Be Honored With Brooklyn Playground

Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he […]

05/02/2013

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Vampire Weekend Teamed Up With Steve Buscemi For NYC Easter Parade

It was a busy weekend for alternative rock acts looking to spend quality time with A-list actors. Radiohead/Atoms for Peace frontman Thom Yorke dished on everything from music to fatherhood in a wide-ranging interview with […]

04/29/2013

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Allman Brothers Kick Of ‘March Madness’ With Dylan, Beatles, Hendrix Covers

“It’s been twenty-four years!” declared Gregg Allman in a rare bit of on-stage banter at Friday night’s (March 1) kickoff to the Allman Brothers Band‘s annual “March Madness” at New York City’s Beacon Theatre. Of course, he […]

03/03/2013

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Neil Young Goes PG-13, Foo Fighters Retire (?) At Global Festival In NYC

The Global Citizen Festival in New York City was an event with a stated goal to “Celebrate the progress made in fighting extreme poverty, secure financial commitments for tackling extreme poverty and disease, and mobilise thousands of ambassadors for change.” But festival headliner Neill Young made sure that this wasn’t your average televised money and awareness raising concert: when he and Crazy Horse played “F***in’ Up,” it took the event straight into PG-13 (or R) territory.

09/30/2012

Kristen Schaal (wearing a Jon Lutz t-shirt) in Joey Ramone's "New York City" video

Inside Joey Ramone’s Posthumous Video With Anthony Bourdain, Kristen Schaal and Reggie Watts

Selling albums when the artist is no longer among the living, of course has its challenges. But a new music video for “New York City,” which features celebrities including 30 Rock cast members Scott Adsit, Jon Lutz and Kristen Schaal, chef/TV personality Anthony Bourdain, rocker/motivational speaker Andrew WK and original Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone, may bring some attention to the Joey Ramone’s posthumously released “Ya Know?”

09/28/2012

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Madame Tussauds Recreates The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ With Wax Figures

On the heels of performing at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee concert and news that he will be the last act at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics on July 27th, Sir Paul McCartney will […]

06/15/2012

Hall Of Fame: 51st Anniversary of Bob Dylan's NYC Debut at Gerde's Folk City

Today, April 11th, is the 51st anniversary of Bob Dylan‘s New York City debut at Gerde’s Folk City. Gerde’s Folk City was a performance venue in the West Village of NYC throughout the ’60s, ’70s […]

04/10/2011

Last.fm Discover: The Postelles Have Hooks That Will Grab You Immediately

From New York City we have [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Postelles,[/lastfm] who recently stopped by the Last.fm Discover studio for an interview and live studio session. The group’s debut album is scheduled to be out this spring–coming just […]

01/19/2011

Joey Ramone Place

Gotta love New Yorkers for this. The Department of Transportation had to install the Joey Ramone Place street sign in lower Manhattan for the fourth time. They had to raise it to 20 feet above […]

09/28/2010

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