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Marlon Bishop

WNYC Culture Producer

Marlon Bishop appears in the following:

Gig Alert: Uproot Andy

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tropical Bass beatsmith Uproot Andy brings hyped up Afro-Colombian dance sounds to Webster Hall on Tuesday. Download his "El Botellón" here.

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25 Years After Licensed To Ill, A New Album From The Beastie Boys

Monday, April 25, 2011

The three members of The Beastie Boys are well into their 40s, but that hasn't stopped them from releasing a new album: Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, which is due out in stores on Sunday, May 3.

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Gig Alert: The Five Deadly Venoms

Friday, April 22, 2011

The Jalopy Theater presents the Kings County Opry on Friday, featuring bluegrass whiz kids The Five Deadly Venoms. Download the band's "Toy Heart" here.

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Gig Alert: Electric Junkyard Gamelan

Friday, April 22, 2011

The Electric Junkyard Gamelan brings its homemade instruments and groove-based music to Brooklyn's Barbes Saturday night. Download the band's "Space Kitty" here.

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TV on the Radio Bassist Dies of Cancer

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Brooklyn-based group TV on the Radio announced on its Web site that its bassist, Gerard Smith, has died of lung cancer. Smith was born in Harlem, raised on Long Island and lived in Brooklyn. Before joining the band, he busked on New York streets, and was a regular at the Bedford Avenue L station.

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Gig Alert: Honeyboy Carencro

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Honeyboy Carencro is a retro-soul crooner from the great music city of New Orleans. Catch his show at Southpaw Wednesday, and download his down-home "Widowmaker"  here.

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More and More Broadway Musicals Start Out On the Silver Screen

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

“Sister Act”, the musical, opens on Broadway on Wednesday. It's one of several film adaptations on Broadway right now.

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Gig Alert: Malika Zarra

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Moroccan diva Malika Zarra brings her North African jazz-worldbeat sound to the Jazz Standard Tuesday night. Download her new track "Berber Taxi" here.

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Fifteenth Century Haggadah Displayed at the Met for Passover

Monday, April 18, 2011

Those celebrating Passover on Monday night are likely to be using a Haggodah, the prayer book that guides diners through the Passover Seder meal. But few can turn to a book that's over 500 years old.

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Gig Alert: O'Death

Friday, April 15, 2011

O'Death brings its American Gothic sound to the Knitting Factory in Williamsburg on Friday. Download "Bug," off the band's new album Outside for free.

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Gig Alert: Blue Cranes

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Blue Cranes is a Portland quintet with a truly unconventional approach to improvised music that puts other third-streamers to shame. Download "Ritchie Bros" here.

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President Obama's Sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, Publishes Children's Book

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

On Wednesday, Maya Soetoro-Ng, Obama's half-sister, read passages of her new children's book "Ladder to the Moon" to a packed hall at Columbia's Teachers College.

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Gig Alert: Tony Allen

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Fela Kuti once said "without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat." Catch the genre's second son at Le Poisson Rouge Wednesday night, and download his killer "Secret Agent" here.

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NASA Announces Intrepid Museum Will Get Enterprise Space Shuttle

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum will be home to the Enterprise space shuttle.

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Gig Alert: JP & The Gilberts

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

JP & The Gilberts makes high-octane bluegrass and country from the gritty borough of Brooklyn. Catch the band at Zebulon Tuesday night, and download "Woman (is for Real)" here for free.

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Brooklyn Judge Blocks St. Ann's Warehouse From Building New Dumbo Home

Monday, April 11, 2011

St. Ann’s Warehouse had hoped to relocate to a building located in the ruins of a mid-19th century tobacco warehouse.

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Gig Alert: Club d'Elf

Friday, April 08, 2011

Club d'Elf makes funky instrumental music infused with a taste of Moroccan Gnawa trance. The group plays Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday night. Download "As Above" here.

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Gig Alert: Young Empires

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Young Empires, the new indie-pop sensation out of Toronto, plays the Studio at Webster Hall Thursday night. Download "Rain of Gold" here.

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Gig Alert: Unsound Festival New York Opening

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Classical meets punk and the institutional meets the underground beginning on Wednesday night. Download tracks from the festival's participating composers Ben Frost and Daniel Bjarnason.

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Gig Alert: Jesse Harris

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Jesse Harris brings his laid-back jazzy songwriting style to Le Poisson Rouge Tuesday night. Download his instrumental track "Little Star" here.

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