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Movie Gold CD Sale!

2017-07-21

Movie Gold is a rather mysterious reissue label based somewhere in Europe. They reissue rare LP, CD and other unofficial recordings that have fallen between the cracks of distribution. They release high quality CD-R's with high quality art-work. We never know what is in or out of print until we reorder again and see what we get.

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DMG Newsletter for July 21st, 2017

2017-07-21

ATTENTION DMG NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBERS: We are hoping to switch over to our new Mailing List Service Providers Early Next Week. Hence, we are only sending out 'Part 1' today. Not sure if we will have to cut anything from this mailing or not but the entire newsletter will be on line very quickly so you can read it at your leisure from the link on our homepage. - BLG

Hot and Steamy or Cool and Dreamy,
Will Creative Music Save us from Alternative Facts?!?
Let’s Find Out…
Check Out New Music from:

Tyshawn Sorey / Cory Smythe / Chris Tordini! Simon Nabatov / Max Johnson / Michael Sarin!
Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan! Noah Kaplan / Joe Morris QT! Rarities from Einstein Records: Jim Staley With John Zorn, Joey Baron, William Parker, Fred Frith, Elliott Sharp, Shelley Hirsch,

The Long Lost KMB Jazz Label Sale: Joe Morris Solo! Sabir Mateen & William Hooker! Ideal Bread! Matt Lavelle & Ras Moshe! Super-Rare New Unplayed Vinyl from: Polly Bradfield & Eugene Chadbourne! Don Cherry & Krzysztof Penderecki! Michael Garrick Quartet! Half Japanese! Dollar Brand! Robin Holcomb and Butch Morris!


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THE DMG 26TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES OF SONIC CELEBRATIONS Continue with:

Sunday, July 23rd:
6pm: BILLY MINTZ QUINTET: TONY MALABY/JOHN GROSS/ROBERTA PIKET/HILLIARD GREENE!
7pm: MAT MANERI & TANYA KALMANOVITCH - LP Release Set!

 Sunday, July 30th:
6pm: PABLO DIAZ and PAULA SHOCRON - From the Argentinian Underground - New CD on HATology!
7pm: JESSE DULMAN - Solo Tuba

Sunday, August 6th:
6pm: PAPER BALLS DUO: DAVID GROLLMAN / JEFF BARSKY!

Sunday, August 20th:
6pm: RAS MOSHE & MUSIC NOW!

DMG is located at 13 Monroe St. (between Catherine & Market Sts) in a basement below a small gallery. Take the F train to East Broadway or the 6 train to Canal or the B or D to Grand, or the M-15 bus to Madison & Catherine. Come on Down, the Sunday Music Series is Always Free & the Vibes are Always Cosy


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BIG HENRY KAISER CD SALE!!!

2017-07-15

Since our good pal HENRY KAISER is coming to visit DMG and play a rare performance here on Saturday, July 15th at 6pm, we thought we have a HUGE Henry Kaiser CD sale. There are dozens of discs listed below. In the store this weekend take anything from this list and get $1.00 off of each. Mail order customers, take 3 or more of any of these titles and take $1.00 off of each one. You can read reviews of practically all of these in the DMG database and since some of the titles are limited, you might want to have an alternative or two if you are trying to hit that minimum.

July 15th is HENRY KAISER DAY at DMG! Come on down and help us celebrate this wonderful musician!

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FIMAV 33 - Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville - May 18th - 21st, 2017

2017-06-17

Considering that I have been attending the New Music Festival in Victoriaville every year since 1988, this, the 33rd edition seemed somehow different. Ever since the unfortunate election of our fake president, there has been an ongoing vibe of denial: fear, frustration, confusion, anger and a disorienting feeling that we are living in a nightmare that will not end anytime soon. There are too many folks staring at their phones, computers and TV screens, trying to make some sense out of the incomprehensible.

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Spotlight on Downtown Music Gallery

2017-05-29

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Bruce and Makigami at Victo 2017

2017-05-28

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Very Nice USED CD List - DMG Spring Cleaning Sale!

2017-05-03

Many New titles added in the past couple of months. Special thanks to those of you who have contributed collections to DMG! We do appreciate it. There is a little bit of everything here: jazz, avant, progressive, modern composer, rock and roots.

Here’s the deal ...

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DOWNTOWN MUSIC GALLERY Turns 26 and Celebrates Longevity!

2017-05-01

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 music for serious listeners from around the world with New Sounds: on CDs, records, DVDs, magazines, T-shirts and even a few cassettes. This, our e-mail newsletter goes out to some 5,000 subscribers every week with an occasional sales update as well. We still get visitors from around the world and we are open 7 days a week, from noon til 6pm, later on Sundays when we have our free in-store series. See the schedule below. Thanks to all who have supported us through our long journey!

To help us celebrate our long & winding history, present and future, we are sponsoring a series of celebrations in the next few months. Please come visit us and help us usher in another era of Creative Music! Thanks to all of the musicians who are helping us to celebrate with their music. Here is the current schedule and we are working on even more events to come:

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Bruce Lee Gallanter’s Recommended Disc Picks for 2016. Five main lists & three label lists!

2017-02-11

2016. The year of Women as Heroes, Inspirations and Innovators. Although most of us will remember the painful, embarrassing and absurd moments of an election from hell, let’s not forget the women who inspired us through the year: Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren, are the two that come to my mind.

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5049 Records Podcast

2017-01-15

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.

Listen / Get It

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