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Intro 10.7.13: Videos from Rodriguez, The Weeknd, AFI and more

"Searching for Sugar Man," directed by Malik Bendjelloul,

(Credit: Sony Pictures Classics )

Rodriguez, of “Searching for Sugar Man” fame, begins to net some of the fame he has long deserved at Barclays Center Wednesday and Radio City Music Hall Thursday.

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Governors Ball: Day 1 (soggy!) recap

Adam McHeffey and Kari Spieler from the Center

(Credit: AP)

Anyone looking for the right moment to pull the plug on the washout first day of Governors Ball could have done worse than the one right after Leslie Feist stopped her set after the first song because, to quote her, "I think they think we're going to get electrocuted." Instead, though, the festival trudged glumly, stubbornly forward, despite the fact that Randall's Island was effectively...

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