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2013 has been an incredible year for music, so naturally the year is ending with a string of highly-anticipated concerts in NYC. Whether you're looking for the next big artist or want to see a chart-topper, we've rounded up the shows we're most excited for. From Beyonce at Barclays Center to A$AP Rocky and The Black Keys sharing a stage at the Highline Ballroom, here's your December Concert Guide.
2013 was a big, no not big, huge year for music and the artists that delivered. Daft Punk made a comeback, Lorde gave the music scene of dose of their own medicine, Chvrches came out of nowhere and amazed crowds at music festivals all over the world. We can consider this past year to be a stepping stone in the music world branching out, yet allowing history to repeat itself with old school favorites. We have been more than impressed with the talent that has debuted this year, and we can't wait for more. In no particular order, click through to see our favorite albums of 2013.
It's finally the weekend, and you're ready to run, not walk, out of the office to celebrate the end of yet another week. As you venture out on the town, we've put together the freshest pregame playlist that is vital to your weekend's festivities. So pour yourself a drink, hit play on your iPod and get ready to go. Click through to hear this weekend's pregame tracks. More»
Beautiful cinematography is no longer exclusive to films. Instead, music videos have become more innovative and unique over the past several years, not only showcasing an artist's song but also turning it into a visual experience. From Coldplay to Lana Del Rey, check out these artists who have released aesthetically beautiful videos that are worth watching.
As fall rolls in and the weather gets cooler, we can wave the summer festival season goodbye. Gone are the days of outdoor concerts, but that doesn't mean you won't be singing and dancing along with your favorite performers this month. Whether you're a neon-wielding EDM fan or a head-nodding hip-hopper, you'll want to catch up on all the can't-miss live shows coming up in NYC in the coming weeks. More»
It's time to stop listening to your summer tracks and start listening to your fall playlist as the season comes into full swing. To help get you started, here's a list of songs to help you get ready for fall and keep your spirits up, despite the dropping temps. More»
Fall is once again upon us, which means the season for outdoor shows and festivals are over. But if you're a music fan, then there's still a lot to be excited for. In addition to a handful of amazing album releases, artists including Drake, Thom Yorke, and Vampire Weekend are all performing live in NYC. Click through for the shows we can't wait for this fall, along with a killer playlist to get you as thrilled as we are. More»
We've all had that moment. You're flipping through the radio and - "YES!" your favorite jam just started - only to find out that it's actually a different song entirely. Thanks to the popularity of sampling in today's music, some of the biggest chart toppers contain snippets from older songs. And you may be surprised to find out exactly who's sampling who. From Rihanna taking cues from an '80s classic to The Fugees' re-work of Enya (?!), here are 6 major hitmakers that have made some unexpected choices in their sampling.
Electric Zoo, one of the most anticipated EDM concerts of the year, returns to Randall's Island again this weekend. Take a look at last year's photo round up and get excited for the 2013 Electric Zoo Festival. More>>
Electric Zoo is only 5 days away - and for its 5th anniversary, the festival is returning to Randall's Island bigger than ever. This year, there will be 5 stages, 14 official after-parties, and a weekend of non-stop electronic music. Avicii, Tiesto, and Armin van Buuren are just a few of the DJs enlisted this year, but there will be dozens more that are bound to please every type of listener. We've rounded up all the acts we're excited to see, plus everything else you need to know to make sure you have an amazing festival experience on Labor Day weekend. More»
New York City has inspired hundreds of artists over the years. We all know the classics like Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" and even Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind," but we've created a playlist with the songs that are most influential to us. From Azealia Banks to The Strokes, click through for our favorite songs about New York. More»
Tuesday, December 10
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