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White Lung — "Down It Goes" Today is, officially, the third day of summer. It's that time of year when we're all teetering on the edge of oblivion: long days, longer nights, never-ending happy hours, open bars, and a new him or her around every single corner, just waiting to break our silly little hearts in two. It's a kind of controlled, bordering-on-apocalyptic chaos that Vancouver-based foursome White Lung would understand well. "Down It Goes"...
Forget the Monday blues — let's have the Monday Garage Rock instead. And, while we're at it, the Tuesday Punk, the Wednesday Guitar Solo, and the Thursday electro-smash. Just because it's the work week, doesn't mean there's not time to play. After the jump, five shows not to miss, one for every day of this week.  MONDAY: The Courtneys @ Rough Trade, Free The Courtneys make music that sounds the way summer feels: loose and reckless....
Hey, it's June. And it's Friday. Why are you still at work? Here, to help inspire you to GTFO for some TGIF, are some of the cool things that are going on around the city this weekend. Highlights after the jump (and we'll see you on Monday). 6/20 Little Dragon  + Lawrence Rotham @ Terminal 5 — 8:00pm, $30 Do you remember the summer of "Ritual Union?" We do: the sun was always out, we were constantly in...
When Jameson said they were going to premiere a highly-limited IPA they'd produced in partnership with Brooklyn-based craft brewer KelSo at last weekend's Northside Festival, we got our mugs ready and set our expectations high. The IPA — aged in 10 Jameson whiskey barrels over the course of two months —  had no trouble living up to them. A heady, floral brew with the distinctive, smoky undertones of Jameson whiskey, it was rich, complex, and (ahhh!) super...

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