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Jukebox the Ghost Perform Catchy Rendition of Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerilla Radio’

Written by Christine Werthman on . Posted in Music, Posts

Jukebox the Ghost opened for the XYZ Affair at Mercury Lounge on Saturday night to a crowd that ate up the trio’s ear-pleasing piano pop tunes and on-stage repartee. The normally spunky group seemed short on enthusiasm compared to past shows, but despite this, the songs were served up in neat, catchy, pitch-perfect packages. Jukebox [&hellip
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Vampire Gaga

Written by Christine Werthman on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Last night at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Sara Schaefer celebrated the one year anniversary of her sketch and music video show, Video Gaga. The program featured a slew of humorous musical performers, but the night’s scene-stealer was Vampire Weekend, a Brooklyn-based quartet of clean-cut dudes. The guys play punchy, melodic tunes with a sharp, [&hellip
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Ratatat Raw

Written by Christine Werthman on . Posted in Music, Posts

If Brooklyn had a wrestling team competing in what was formerly known as WWF’s "Monday Night Raw" (now WWE’s "Raw," which doesn’t sound as cool), Ratatat would provide its entry music. This electronic-melodic, instrumental duo has an epic sound that resonated throughout Webster Hall last night. Only a trio of musicians—Mike Stroud, Evan Mast and [&hellip
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