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Concerts Series:

Sunday, February 24th: The REGGIE SYLVESTER Double Header: 6pm: ED KELLER / REGGIE SYLVESTER - Guitar Drums Duo! // 7pm: RETROGRADE ESP CD Set: MATT LAVELLE / REGGIE SYLVESTER!

Sunday, March 3rd: 6pm: AVANT GARDE WORKING CLASS: JOE DALEY / JESSE DULMAN - Tuba Duo Debut Set // 7pm: KAREN NG / HENRY FRASER - Sax, Clarinet / Bass

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Notes from Underground

Big Box Set Sale Three Big Bundles Sale: John Zorn's 'Book of Angels' / Braxton House / Gazell!


THE BIG BOX SET SALE!  There are some thirty plus box sets listed below.

If you spend $100 or more on any of the below titles, you will get a 10% discount. 

GEORGE ADAMS With DON PULLEN/CAMERON BROWN/DANNIE RICHMOND/JIMMY KNEPPER/HUGH LAWSON/MIKE RICHMOND - Complete Black Saint-Soul Note Recordings: Don't Lose Control/Hand To Hand/Gentlemen's Agreement/Live At The Village Vanguard Vol 1

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Mike Panico Memorial Concert and Celebration

Will Take Place at Roulette in Brooklyn on Monday, November 12th from 7:30 to 9:30

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The Great Big ReR Label CD Sale! The Great Big ReR Label CD Sale!


The ReR label started out as Recommended Records and was/still is run by Chris Cutler, drummer & lyricist for Henry Cow, the Art Bears, News from Babel, Hail… As far as documenting the history of truly creative, progressive music, there are tow labels which have long done the great job: ReR and Cuneiform. As a longtime proghead myself (3 faves of all time: Mothers of Invention/Soft Machine/Henry Cow), I collect everything that both of these labels have released. We just got in a large bunch of

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DMG History

Spotlight on Downtown Music Gallery

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DOWNTOWN MUSIC GALLERY Turns 26 and Celebrates Longevity!

Monday, May 1st was the 26th Anniversary of Downtown Music Gallery! That’s right, you heard right! We opened our doors on May 1st of 1991 in the East Village at 211 East 5th (between 2nd & 3rd Aves), having no idea how long we would last considering that there were upwards of a hundred record stores in Manhattan alone at that time. Now there are less than a dozen!?! We are in our third location (13 Monroe St in Chinatown), for eight years now, struggling to survive but still providing creative

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5049 Records Podcast

Episode 89, Bruce Lee Gallanter

For this conversation, Bruce and I go back to his hometown roots in New Jersey to the early days at Studio Henry, all the way up to the present.

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