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The Afghan Whigs and Young L Step Into The Black in LA

Last night, we concluded our Step Into The Black concert series with legendary ’90s alt-rockers The Afghan Whigs at brand new West Hollywood hot spot Bootsy Bellows. Part owned by David Arquette, the venue was … read more »

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Interview: The War on Drugs

When The War on Drugs’ Adam Granduciel fell in love with guitars as a teenager, he’d call his local shop just to have someone to talk to about them. In their Step Into The Black … read more »

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Video: The War on Drugs, “Baby Missiles (Live in Austin)”

The War on Drugs are a perfect accompaniment for a hot Texas night and an ice-cold beverage, so we invited them to perform at Step Into The Black in Austin. Watch this jangling, spirited rendition … read more »

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Interview: Ryan Leslie

For his Step Into The Black interview, rapper/producer Ryan Leslie discusses the details of his third studio album, Les Is More, and the record that most inspired him growing up, Thriller. He also has a … read more »

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Video: Ryan Leslie, “Breathe (Live in New York)”

Ryan Leslie rocked Converse Rubber Tracks with a full band at Step Into The Black in Brooklyn. Check out this charismatic performance of “Breathe” above and head over to Captain Morgan’s Facebook to download the … read more »

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The Walkmen Step Into The Black in Boston

Since it was held in the basement of Storyville restaurant and nightclub, guests literally Stepped Into The Black when they arrived at our party last night in Boston. Storyville was a thriving jazz club in … read more »

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GZA Steps Into The Black in Philadelphia

Last night, we Stepped Into The Black at the famous Sigma Sound studios in Philadelphia, where both David Bowie and the O’Jays have recorded. A set from 107.9′s DJ Caesar kicked off the night while … read more »

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Interview: Dam-Funk

Last week’s release of “Baby” by Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti confirmed that everything Dam-Funk puts his hands on comes out smooth. Even in this Step Into The Black interview, his voice sounds like butter melting … read more »

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Interview: Thee Oh Sees

Keyboardist, vocalist and tambourine-shaker Brigid Dawson was recruited by Thee Oh Sees’ founder John Dwyer when she was working at a coffee shop in the Lower Haight in San Francisco. In her Step Into The … read more »

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Solid Gold Step Into The Black in Minneapolis

Last night’s Minneapolis edition of the Step Into The Black concert series presented by Captain Morgan and FADER featured local synth-poppers Solid Gold and Portland psych darlings Unknown Mortal Orchestra. The evening began with a … read more »

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