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Under the Covers With Yo La Tengo at Kings Theater: Concert Review

Tracy Ketcher/Live Nation Yo La Tengo The Bottom Line One of NYC’s most ornate venues hosts a set mellow enough for a living room. Venue Kings Theater, New York City (Saturday, October 10) An unassuming array of Outsider artwork (some by the bandmates themselves, some by friends including Jad Fair and Gary Panter) was the only backdrop hanging ...

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Tame Impala Brings Happy Daze to New York's Radio City Music Hall: Concert Review

Courtesy of Matthew Allen The Bottom Line The Aussie psych-rock outfit delivers blissed-out psychedelia with a killer light show. Venue Radio City Music Hall New York City (Tuesday, October 6) The giant green oscilloscope projected behind it and a keyboardist’s knee-length white jacket might have suggested a laboratory of sound, but there was nothing sterile or scientific about ...

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Jamie XX Scores Dazzling Ballet Inspired by Jonathan Safran Foer Book: Concert Review

Courtesy of Stephanie Berger The Bottom Line Olafur Eliasson’s dazzling set highlights a multi-layered collaboration. Venue Park Avenue Armory New York City(Monday, Sept. 21) When Everything Is Illuminated author Jonathan Safran Foer published Tree of Codes in 2010, it was already an unusual work of adaptation: He had taken the 1934 Bruno Schulz book Street of Crocodiles and painstakingly cut ...

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