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    June 30, 2011

    Elastic Bond, Performing Two Shows in New York for LAMC Next Week

    ​You may have noticed quite a bit of coverage for this LAMC thing on Crossfade lately. Like this, this and this. But we've got a good reason. Going strong for over a decade now, the Latin Alternative Music Conference is the biggest of its kind, a sort of mecca for the indie scene's&nbs ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Elastic Bond, Suenalo and Mr. Pauer Headed to NYC for LAMC July 6 through 9

    ​July draws near, and with it, one of the biggest events for Latin music in the US. LAMC, or the Latin Alternative Music Conference, is an annual industry powow featuring events of all sorts -- panels, cocktails, and of course, a whole shitload of live shows by some of the badest Latin acts in the ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Twin Shadow and Phantogram Perform at Grand Central December 2

    Photo by Samantha West Twin Shadow.​George Lewis Jr. (AKA Twin Shadow) is Dominican-born, Florida-raised, and New York City-bred. What's in a name? Lewis was close to his sisters growing up, particularly to his twin. He has a thing for the nostalgic -- some of his lyrics for his debut album, ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    SXSW: Meat Rubs the Great Danes of Kashmir the Right Way

    Photo by Bradford SchmidtLead singer Kaspar Eistrup and keys/guitar Henrik Lindstrand​There are way too many bands at SXSW to catch even a small percentage of the good ones. If you were at Antone's this afternoon, you're good to go, because Danish rockers Kashmir played a 25 minute set that remind ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009

    Lady Gaga Brings Pop to Revolution

    She idolizes Warhol, but her pop nostalgia is far from factory-made.

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    July 10, 2008

    Latin Alternative Music Conference, Day 1

    Ernest Barteldes Cucu Diamantes, lead singer of Yerba Buena, performing at Central Park in New York. Latin Alternative Music Conference, Day 1 Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Central Park Summerstage & Mercury Lounge, New York An overcast sky over Central Park and a severe weather forecast that never came ... More >>

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    June 27, 2008

    Full Q&A with Locksley, live with Rooney and the Bridges tonight at Revolution

    The excellent New York quartet Locksley opens for Rooney tonight (along with the Bridges) at Revolution. Still unsigned, thanks to their catchy Brit-inflected power pop, and a fierce penchant for self-promotion, the band already boasts an enviable string of high-profile television appearances and to ... More >>

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    July 26, 2007

    Latin in Manhattan

    This year's Latin Alternative Music Conference was a genre-bending confluence of reggaeton, folk, prog rock, and beyond

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    January 17, 2002

    Pretty Punks

    The Strokes misbehave their way into rock critics' hearts

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