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Photos (for Impose): Sonic Youth, Grass Widow, and Talk Normal at Prospect Park

Oh Sonic Youth.  Right up there with George Clooney, they are the poster children for aging gracefully.  How many other bands can you think of that play seriously kick-ass live shows, actually make meaningful music contributions, and were one of the most influential bands of all time some twenty-five years ago?  The guitar gods rocked […]

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Recommended Saturday Show: Sonic Youth, Grass Widow, and Talk Normal at Prospect Park (Free!)

Free Sonic Youth!  Free Sonic Youth!  Sonic Youth at Irving Plaza in 2001 was the first concert I ever went to.  I was a very innocent 15.  I went with my older brother and sister, and a drunk girl passed out in front of me.  My only complaint about the show was everyone was just […]

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Recommended Weekend Shows: The Holiday Breakdown (plus four great MP3s)

Of course the one weekend when I decide I’m going to take a break from indie-rockdom and get out of this city is the weekend that someone decides to pack every sweet band into all at once.  Doesn’t it always seem to work that way?  If your 4th of July plans aren’t taking you away […]

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