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Gig Alerts: Meklit Hadero

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Meklit Hadero
"Leaving Soon"
Playing at: Le Poisson Rouge
(158 Bleecker St., Greenwich Village)
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Gig Alerts: Oneohtrix Point Never

Friday, May 21, 2010

Daniel Lopatin, the electronic producer who performs as Oneohtrix Point Never, plays Le Poisson Rouge Saturday night. Download his new track "Describing Bodies."

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GIg Alerts: Eluvium

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Ambient composer Matthew Cooper, who performs under the moniker Eluvium, performs tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his tranquil track "The Motion Makes Me Last."

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Gig Alerts: Recoil

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Alan Wilder, the man behind the electronic project Recoil (and former member of Depeche Mode), plays Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his classic track "Faith Healer."

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Front Lines and Headlines: A PEN Panel on Covering War

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Deborah Amos, Philip Gourevich, Arnon Grunberg, Sebastian Junger and Daniele Mastrogiacomo talked about the role of the journalist in war for a PEN World Voices Festival panel held at Le Poisson Rouge. Listen to their conversation here.

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Gig Alerts: Blitz the Ambassador

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Ghanaian-born, New York-based rapper performs tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his fiery, gospel-tinged track "Something to Believe."

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Gig Alerts: Hooray for Earth

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

The indie rock quartet celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a show at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their catchy, breezy track "Surrounded by Your Friends."

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Shots You Snapped

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Natalie Merchant, Hey Champ and Bad Buka just played shows in New York. WNYC music lovers were in the audience to capture all the action. See the slideshow.

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Gig Alerts: Cold Cave

Thursday, April 29, 2010

The dark synth pop band takes the stage at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their pulsing track "Theme From Tomorrowland."

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Gig Alerts: Susana Baca

Friday, April 23, 2010

The Afro-Peruvian singer songwriter takes the stage at Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday. Download her take on "El Bosque Armado (La Canoa)," penned by the Peruvian great Chabuca Granda.

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No Cover: Malachai

Monday, April 12, 2010

The enigmatically named Gee and Scott, better known as Malachai, brought their fuzzed-out patchwork pop to Le Poisson Rouge in March. Stream the whole show for free right here.

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Gig Alerts: Dorian Wood

Monday, April 12, 2010

This artist/musician with a taste for experimental, melodramatic song will be performing tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his grand track "Echo Round My Heart."

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Gig Alerts: Serena-Maneesh

Thursday, April 08, 2010

This Norwegian group is carrying on the shoegaze torch, and they'll be performing at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their otherworldy track "I Just Want to See Your Face."

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Talk To Me: Readings by Philip Schultz and Colm Tóibín

Monday, April 05, 2010

When poet Philip Schultz was preparing for a literary conference in Ireland a year ago, he turned to the works of Irish writer Colm Tóibín. Little did he know they would be flying to Ireland on the same plane, and that he'd be face-to-face with the author in the same cab. They reunited on Friday night at Le Poisson Rouge.

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Gig Alerts: Flying Lotus

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

This experimental producer and musician works in the electronic and hip-hop worlds, but he's a descendent of a jazz original. Download his cool, dusky track "Quakes," then see him tonight at Le Poisson Rouge.

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Gig Alerts: Harvey Milk

Monday, March 08, 2010

Download "Jim's Polish" by these forebearers of modern metal, then check them out at Le Poisson Rouge tonight.

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Gig Alerts: Efterklang

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

This Danish band is known for their lush take on pop. Download their grand track "Modern Drift," then see them tonight at Le Poisson Rouge.

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Gig Alerts: k-os

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

This Canadian emcee appeared at the closing ceremony for the Olympic Games. Tonight he's kicking of a U.S. tour at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his song "4, 3, 2, 1."

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No Cover: Four Tet

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Fresh off the release of his critically-acclaimed album There is Love in You, Four Tet played to a sold-out Le Poisson Rouge last week. Stream the whole concert here.

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Gig Alerts: Abraham Inc.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

This klezmer funk collective will play Le Poisson Rouge tonight to celebrate the release of their new album. Download their boisterous track "Moskowitz Remix."

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