15 New York City Bands You Should Know

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By Gus Turner

New York may be best known as the birthplace of hip-hop, but there are a whole host of bands based in the city who are making it a musically vibrant and exciting place to be. This has always been the case, from Velvet Underground and Talking Heads to more recent bands like The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, and St. Vincent, but there's a lot ore going on besides the marquee names. Here are 15 bands from New York that you should know.

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