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Melissa Locker

Melissa Locker appears in the following:

The Best Web Series on The Internet Right Now

Friday, August 26, 2016

Go beyond Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. 

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You Need to Stream These Shows Before the Fall TV Season Starts

Friday, August 19, 2016

Culture reporter Melissa Locker fills us in on the best shows currently on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and beyond.

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From Bjork to Whitney: A Brief History of Olympic Theme Songs

Friday, August 05, 2016

Explore some of the well known, as well as more obscure, theme songs that were commissioned for the Olympics of the past.

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Keep Calm and Watch Hacker Movies

Friday, July 29, 2016

As questions about spying, hacking, and secret emails enter the 2016 election, Culture Reporter Melissa Locker gives us her picks for the best Russian spy and hacker movies.

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The Best of Comic-Con 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Comic-Con International will open a window into the Harry Potter spin-off "Fantastic Beasts," the new "Justice League" film, and a glimpse at Season 7 of "The Walking Dead."

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Five Podcasts For Summer Getaways

Friday, July 15, 2016

Whether you're traveling or taking a day off at home, you may want to kick back and relax this summer with a podcast. With so many options, where do you even start? We're here to help.

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When Television Cancellations Get You Down

Friday, July 01, 2016

Often a spring ritual, television cancellations come fast and furious whether or not the fans love the show or the critics hate it.

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We've reached a new, more progressive era of country.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Country artists like William Tyler, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Stapleton, Margo Price, and Jason Isbell are taking a toned down, less glitzy approach to the top of the charts.

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If the Presidential Candidates Were 'Game of Thrones' Characters

Friday, April 22, 2016

You win or you...get a spot in the cabinet? "Game of Thrones" comes back Sunday, and it's hard not to draw comparisons between the fictional chaos in Westeros and the 2016 election.

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A Musical Time Machine

Friday, April 08, 2016

A musical time machine can be found at radiooooo.com, bringing you anywhere in the world to different music of different times and places.

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Bands to Watch in 2014: Diane Birch, Chance the Rapper, Lizzo

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

It's never too early to start looking for the next big thing, and Time's Melissa Locker joins Soundcheck to talk about her picks for up-and-coming artists and bands for 2014. Her list includes groups that haven't even yet released an EP -- to artists who are already signed to major labels.

Among others, Locker predicts 2014 will be a breakout year for Diane Birch, who was plucked out of a hotel lobby by Prince and has already released two albums. Locker also picks two rappers -- Chance the Rapper and Lizzo -- who each have a unique sound that she thinks will change the direction of R&B. Plus, hear the band that Locker crowns "the next pop overlords."

Read Melissa Locker's full list of artists to watch in Time.

One of Locker's picks for 2014: Lizzo

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A Scariest Musician Smackdown

Thursday, October 31, 2013

All this week in Soundcheck's House of Horrors, we’ve been posing this question: Who is the scariest musician of all time? Today, it’s time to pit some of your nominees for scariest musician against each other in a quickfire Soundcheck Smackdown

Chris Weingarten, senior editor for Spin magazine, and Melissa Locker, freelance music writer for outlets like Time and Rolling Stone, help decide who's the scariest in each round of our smackdown, from Ozzy Osbourne and Alice Cooper, to Insane Clown Posse and Slipknot, to Kenny G and Michael McDonald. 

Who do you think wins each matchup? Who did we leave out? Tell us below. 

 

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New Yorkers Head Southwest to Get Indie Music Fix

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New York music fans traveled to Austin, Texas this week to see their favorite New York bands play the annual South by Southwest Music Conference. The festival kicked off Tuesday night and runs through Monday.

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The Whitney Biennial Strikes a Pose

Monday, February 01, 2010

Get a sneak peek of the Whitney Biennial with a short film by artist Rashaad Newsome. Here, dancers explain what it takes to be a Vogue performer. Watch the video.

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The Whitney Highlights Aki Sasamoto

Monday, January 25, 2010

During the Biennial, Sasamoto will perform alongside her sculptures. In this short video, produced by the Whitney, she talks about tubes and dreams.

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Behind the Scenes at the Biennial : Ari Marcopoulos

Monday, January 25, 2010

Watch this video game within a video from the Whitney, featuring artist Ari Marcopolous.

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Gig Alerts: Avi Buffalo

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Download the country-tinged track "What's In It For?" by Avi Buffalo.

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Gig Alerts: Dinosaur Jr.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Dinosaur Jr.
"I Want You To Know"
Playing at: Brooklyn Bowl
(61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg)
Get: Tickets | Directions

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Download This: Ecstatic Sunshine

Monday, January 18, 2010

Download the Baltimore band's mellow track, "Turned On."

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After-Air: DJ Spooky and Keith Shocklee on 30 Years of 'Rapper's Delight'

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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WNYC
Celeste Headlee sits down for an after-air conversation about the first mass-market rap single, "Rapper's Delight," which was released by The Sugarhill Gang 30 years a...
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