Katy B Releases ‘On A Mission’ Today + NYC Show Tonight


Finally! Today marks the release of the endlessly talented Katy B’s debut album, On A Mission. You’re not going to be sorry with this one, folks – but we’re sure you already knew that.

Can’t get her voice out of your head like the rest of us, eh? Fret not, here’s a reminder that New Yorkers can catch the lovely lady at Webster Hall tonight! For event details, click here.

The Studio at Webster Hall
125 E 11th St
New York, NY

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Don’t forget to check out Katy B’s listening party on AOL, where she gives Giant Step a shout out.

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NYC: Katy B at Webster Hall – September 13


NYC’ers are going to have the very special privilege of celebrating Katy B’s U.S. release of On A Mission on release day!

On September 13th, the fast rising star will be gracing the stage of The Studio at Webster Hall for an unforgettable show. If her U.S. debut performance we hosted with Steve Madden was any indication of the dopeness to come, let’s just say that you should probably grab your tickets sooner than later.

Event Details
Katy B Live In Concert
Tuesday, September 13th
Show 9pm
Doors 8pm
Ages 19+
General Admission: $20

The Studio at Webster Hall
125 E 11th St
New York, NY

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Win Tickets to Cut&Paste Global Championship – 4/16

2010 saw Cut&Paste scouring the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America for the ultimate champion in each of these stops. Now they are bringing more than 30 winners from across the world to Webster Hall in New York City and pitting them against each other to reveal the ultimate winner of the Cut&Paste Global Championship. The mouse clicking will commence on Saturday, April 16th, at 7pm. As a special offer to our community, we are giving a lucky winner a chance to snag one pair of tickets to this ultimate design battle.

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Ellie Goulding’s Debut Lights Released Today

Having already conquered her native Britain with the biggest and fastest selling debut album of 2010, Lights, which premiered at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with four hit singles and earned a BRIT award, singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding is ready to make a similar splash in America. Lights, released in the US today, is infused with Ellie’s sparkling electro-folk-pop sound that mixes heartfelt emotion with other-worldly atmospherics.

While Ellie tours across North America from festival to festival, she’ll be stopping in New York, naturally. That Webster Hall show on March 24th is Sold Out, but you can enter to win a pair of lucky tix.

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Giant Step’s Resident 42: Peter Bjorn And John, Melo-X, Omar, Maiysha and Phil Asher

Photo of Phil Asher © Jaecyne Howell

A most curious thing occurred at the office one day. Ambling down the halls I happened upon a bin of unwanted swag. While it’s usually chock full of crap like cookbooks by convicted felons and posters of small-town yokels named Lil’ No No, this time teetering at the top of the heap were three albums from artists that apparently no one else in the office cared about: 88-Keys, Peter Bjorn & John and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ roiling SNL performance the week before was the highlight of my recent sojourn to Boston and I’ve been diggin’ the shimmery, disco gloss they’ve slathered on their signature reckless glammy rock. I’m all over the way the slightly sinister opening strains set up the rumbling and unexpectedly groovy “Dragon Queen.”

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