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Photos: NOFX @ Irving Plaza: October 8, 2011

Photos: NOFX @ Irving Plaza: October 8, 2011

October 10, 2011

Little Dragon @ Avalon: October 6, 2011

Little Dragon @ Avalon: October 6, 2011

October 7, 2011, By

At its first of two sold-out shows at Hollywood’s Avalon, Little Dragon played for an hour straight sans setlist. Now bands play without setlists …

Austra, James Blake @ MHOW: October 6, 2011

Austra, James Blake @ MHOW: October 6, 2011

October 7, 2011, By

Opening for James Blake is a task for the brave and the confident. With anticipation hanging tight in the air at the Music Hall Of …

Blondie @ Club Nokia: October 5, 2011

Blondie @ Club Nokia: October 5, 2011

October 7, 2011, By

Sweat dripped from leather-jacket-clad men, middle-aged, chunky-jewelry-sporting women and young girls who wore bright leggings that complemented the dyed streaks in their hair. Debbie Harry, …

Stepkids, Horrors @ Webster Hall: October 4, 2011

Stepkids, Horrors @ Webster Hall: October 4, 2011

October 6, 2011, By

The Stepkids looks like the opening band for Jefferson Airplane at the Fillmore in San Francisco circa 1966, but the group is in fact warming up …

Explosions In The Sky, Antlers @ Wellmont Theatre, NJ

Explosions In The Sky, Antlers @ Wellmont Theatre, NJ

October 5, 2011, By

The Antlers was midway through a synth-drenched set of haunting, melodic dream pop by the time CMJ reached Wellmont Theatre. Michael Lerner’s drumming was …

Deer Tick @ Death By Audio: October 3, 2011

Deer Tick @ Death By Audio: October 3, 2011

October 4, 2011, By

Deer Tick played a free show last night at Death By Audio in Williamsburg to raise awareness for what the band feels was unprofessional conduct …

Zomby @ Glasslands: October 1, 2011

Zomby @ Glasslands: October 1, 2011

October 4, 2011, By

At nearly 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, U.K. dubstep womperkind Zomby is onstage, but he is not making any noise. “We’ve waited years …

Photos: ATP I’ll Be Your Mirror @ Asbury Park, NJ

Photos: ATP I’ll Be Your Mirror @ Asbury Park, NJ

October 4, 2011

ATP I’ll Be Your Mirror took place over the weekend, curated by Portishead. Photos of Anika, Battles, Public Enemy, Reggie Watts, Swans, the Horrors, …

Ben Harper, Grace Woodroofe @ Terminal 5: October 1, 2011

Ben Harper, Grace Woodroofe @ Terminal 5: October 1, 2011

October 3, 2011

Ben Harper and new Modular signing Grace Woodroofe (who plays Thursday, October 20 at the Living Room and Saturday, October 22 at the Aussie BBQ at the …