Author Archives: Andrew Sacher

Mission Creek Festival 2018 lineup (Carrie Brownstein, Built to Spill, Julien Baker, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The music, literature, and more festival also includes Wye Oak, Margaret Glaspy, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Algiers, Jamila Woods, and much more.

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Notable Releases of the Week (12/8)

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This week’s Notable Releases include the second album of 2017 by rising West Coast rapper G Perico, Statik Selektah’s latest guest-filled LP, Tee Grizzley & Lil Durk’s collaborative mixtape, and more.

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Legend of the Seagullmen (Mastodon, Tool) announce debut LP, share song

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As recently mentioned, Mastodon/Tool supergroup Legend of the Seagullmen will make their live debut opening for Primus in Oakland on New Year’s Eve, and now the Seagullmen have also announced their debut album

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Cardi B & Nicki Minaj join Migos & more on new mixtape ++ other related news

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cardi B also plays the big the big Hot 4 the Holidays show at Prudential Center with Lil Kim, Remy Ma, Tee Grizzley, Dave East, and more.

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Dave Hause lists his top 10 LPs of 2017, playing shows

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Dave Hause plays NJ with Jared Hart around the holidays, and tours Europe with Brian Fallon in 2018.

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Life of Agony’s Mina Caputo lists her top 10 albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Life of Agony had been making a comeback over the past few years, and this year they returned with A Place Where There’s No More Pain. It was their first album in 12 years…

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Brooklyn Museum displaying SZA, Metro Boomin & 21 Savage sculptures

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Spotify’s RapCaviar is a popular playlist, a concert series, and now also a museum exhibit. The “RapCaviar Pantheon” will feature live-size sculptures of RapCaviar’s three breakthrough artists of 2017, SZA, Metro Boomin and 21 Savage, at the Brooklyn Museum…

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Punk Rock Bowling 2018 lineup (NOFX, ATDI, L7, Against Me!, Bosstones & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 20th annual Punk Rock Bowling also includes Rise Against, Steve Ignorant playing Crass, GBH, The Partisans, Angelic Upstarts, The Marked Men, and more.

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Treepeople (pre-Built to Spill) reuniting for Treefort Fest!

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The initial lineup for Boise, ID festival Treefort has been announced. Like in past years, the lineup includes hometown heroes Built to Spill, but this time it also includes Doug Martsch’s pre-Built to Spill band Treepeople!

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Treefort Music Fest 2018 initial lineup

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In addition to a Treepeople reunion and Built to Spill, the initial lineup includes George Clinton, Zola Jesus, Andrew WK, Titus Andronicus, U.S. Girls, Twin Peaks, and more.

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Pandora names Phoebe Bridgers, Kelela & more “artists to watch in 2018″

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Like last year, Pandora have followed their “Top Thumb Hundred” of 2017 list with their 25 artists to watch in 2018 list. It’s mostly heavy on pop, rap, and R&B…

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Igor Cavalera’s top 10 albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Igor’s list includes Integrity (whose Dwid Hellion included the new Cavalera Conspiracy album on his list), Godflesh (whose Justin Broadrick sings on the new Cavalera Conspiracy album), Converge, and more.

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Snapcase playing hometown one-off with Counterparts

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Influential metalcore greats Snapcase‘s shows are few and far between these days, and they tend to stick to one-offs in their home state of New York and festivals (like The Fest, which they played in October). The Buffalo band are playing a hometown show in January…

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St. Vincent played “Los Ageless” acoustic on ‘The Daily show with Trevor Noah’

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After playing “Slow Disco” with a string section on Fallon and two Kings Theatre shows (pics, review), St. Vincent appeared on ‘The Daily Show’ for an interview with Trevor Noah and an acoustic performance of “Los Ageless.”

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Pandora reveals 2017 “Top Thumb Hundred”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yesterday, Spotify revealed year-end stats for 2017, and today Pandora did the same. Their third annual “Top Thumb Hundred” — a list of the most thumbed-up songs of the year — is out now…

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Laura Jane Grace’s Top 10 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Against Me! have been having another great and busy year. They’ve been doing tons of touring in continued support of last year’s great Shape Shift With Me, and they celebrated the 15th anniversary of their debut Reinventing Axl Rose

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