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Uniqlo hosting Saturday events in Gansevoort Plaza; Danny Brown today, Michael K Williams later

Danny Brown @ SXSW 2013 (more by Dylan Johnson) Uniqulo’s UT Truckshop will be parked in Gansevoort Plaza every Saturday in April. “Live performances will feature Danny Brown, actor Michael K Williams,” and more. Saturday, 4/6, is rapper Danny Brown who you can see modeling in Uniqlo posters, and who maybe you caught at Knitting […]

soundtrack composer Clint Mansell played two Wordless Music shows at Church of St. Paul the Apostle (pics)

Photos by Greg Cristman Film composer (and former Pop Will Eat Itself frontman) Clint Mansell wrapped up two consecutive night performances at Church of St. Paul the Apostle last night (April 4) as part of the Wordless Music Series. Director Darren Aronofky, whose films have all featured Mansell scores, introduced the evening. Helping him realize […]

Paul Williams collaborated with Daft Punk on their new LP, doing residency at NYC’s Cafe Carlyle

by Bill Pearis Paul Williams, who wrote hits for The Carpenters, Barbra Streisand, Three Dog Night, and the songs for The Muppet Movie, Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas, and Phantom of the Paradise, is not only still alive (as confirmed by last year’s documentary) but he’s still making music. He’s one of the many collaborators […]

Hugh Masakela on tour, playing 3 NYC-area shows (dates)

Legendary jazz/afrobeat horn player Hugh Masakela is currently on a North American tour in support of his most recent album, 2012’s Jabulani. That tour comes to the NYC-area this month for shows at Tarrytown Music Hall on April 17, Wesleyan University’s Crowell Concert Hall on April 19, and Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the […]

Cold Cave streaming all of ‘God Made The World’ 7″

Again with the new videos? The Cold Cave singles onslaught continues with the new track “Dandelion” which comes from the band’s God Made The World 7″ due in June on Heartworm. Stream both sides of that 7″ below Continue reading “Cold Cave streaming all of ‘God Made The World’ 7″” at brooklynvegan – via

Big Country touring & releasing a new album w/ Mike Peters of The Alarm on vocals (dates)

by Bill Pearis Big Country are known as one-hit-wonders in America with “In a Big Country,” from their 1983 debut The Crossing, but had a nearly 20-year run of success in the UK and Europe. America chose U2 but I still listen to those first two Steve Lillywhite-produced albums — The Crossing and 1984’s Steeltown […]