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Listen to The M Machine 'Superflat'

Between Ben Swardlick, Eric Luttrell, and Andy Coenen, there is an immeasurable quantity of combined creativity and ingenuity behind what goes into The M Machine. Whether it's creating incredible, genre-transcending music or designing spectacular visual installations and effects, The M Machine continue to be a group that explores the vast reaches of musical space to find new and unimaginable originality in their productions. Having closed the door on their two-part Metropolis album with a widely diverse remixes EP, the trio usher in the next chapter of their musical campaign with 'Superflat.'

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Oodles of Noodles: The Top 5 Ramen Spots in NYC

For serious eaters both here and especially in Japan, ramen noodles are a religion. Here are our favorite spots that have gained some serious slurping traction.

Ippudo

When temps dip, we instantly crave noodles. And, when noodles pop into our heads, we almost always turn to Ippudo. The hip, East Village noodle joint serves up serious ramen like the Akamaru ramen, a bowl of noodles with red miso, black garlic oil, and ivory slices of Berkshire-pork. Ippudo always has a line, but it’s also always worth the wait.

Ippudo is located at 65 4th Avenue New York www.ippudony.com.