Author Archives: Andrew Sacher

Talib Kweli reveals ‘Radio Silence’ artwork, more details, & release party

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Talib Kweli’s new album is set to feature Anderson .Paak, Robert Glasper, Waka Flocka, Kaytranada, Alchemist, BJ the Chicago Kid, and more. The first single featuring Rick Ross is out now.

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Terrace Martin’s band ft. Kamasi/Glasper playing NYC ++ DJ Quik & MC Eiht end feud with great new LPs

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kendrick Lamar collaborator Terrace Martin announced a NYC show with his supergroup The Pollyseeds (including Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, Problem, and more). In recent related news, longtime feuders DJ Quik & MC Eiht finally collaborated and both have great new albums out…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (10/20)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include the first Jeremy Enigk album in 8 years, Circuit des Yeux’s Drag City debut, Bell Witch’s 83-minute one-song album, and more.

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Brand New lit up Kings Theatre with Nada Surf (pics, review, setlists)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

I’ve seen some truly incredible Brand New shows (including headlining MSG last year), but the Kings Theatre show was easily the best I’ve ever seen them. With new songs to finally play, a new and absolutely killer light show, and Kevin Devine as a full-time touring member, Brand New looked and sounded rejuvenated…

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upcoming Tom Petty tributes in NYC (one with Walter Schreifels)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In the wake of Tom Petty‘s untimely death, there have been multiple tributes to the rock legend, and there’s a few more coming up in NYC…

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Kweku Collins & Femdot have new releases, playing shows together

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chicago rapper/singer/producer Kweku Collins deservedly picked up buzz last year for his debut album Nat Love, and he quickly followed it with this year’s Grey EP, which features Allan Kingdom, Kipp Stone, and cellist Sylvie Grace

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Land of Talk opening American Football tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

American Football recently added another incredible opener to their upcoming East Coast tour: back-in-action indie greats Land of Talk, who released their first album in seven years, Life After Youth, in May…

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Swingin’ Utters touring; guitarist Darius Koski opening & releasing new solo LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Swingin’ Utters guitarist and songwriter Darius Koski is releasing a new solo album and also touring as an opener for Swingin’ Utters (he’s pulling double duty). We’re premiering the new song “Black Sheep.”

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16 bands to see at Fest 16 (which is Halloween weekend)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tons of great punk and punk-related bands are playing Gainesville’s The Fest at the end of the month. We picked 16 that, for one reason or another, feel really exciting to us right now.

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Mastodon/Tool/OFF! supergroup tease LP, making live debut with Primus on NYE

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Legend of the Seagullmen is a nautical-themed supergroup formed by Mastodon vocalist/guitarist Brent Hinds, Tool drummer Danny Carey, OFF! guitarist (and Burning Brides frontman) Dimitri Coats, and film animator/director Jimmy Hayward…

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Anti-Flag prep LP, touring w/ Stray From the Path, The White Noise, Sharptooth

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Anti-Flag say: “Each band on this tour is predicated upon an ethic of caring about more than just themselves. To carve out a few hours in a day, in each city, where we can be comfortable in our own skin… free from racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, islamophobia, bigotry of any kind.“

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Pedro the Lion opening for Third Eye Blind on New Year’s Eve

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Pedro the Lion are finally reuniting. After six headlining shows with Advance Base, they’ll open for Third Eye Blind on New Year’s Eve in Santa Ana…

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Lean Year (Rick Alverson & Emilie Rex) releasing debut, playing shows (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Rick Alverson has directed films such as the Tim Heidecker-starring The Comedy and the Neil Hamburger-starring Entertainment; directed music videos for Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Strand of Oaks, and others…

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Budos Band playing NYE in NYC, opening for Nathaniel Rateliff at the Cap

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Daptone-signed instrumental band Budos Band will celebrate New Year’s Eve in their hometown of NYC with two shows.

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Pig Destroyer working on new LP, touring, added to Obnoxious Noise Fest

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The full lineup has been revealed for Long Island’s metal and hardcore festival Obnoxious Noise Fest, including Saturday headliners Pig Destroyer

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ODESZA release video ft. Leon Bridges, on tour (win tix to Barclays Center!)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dance duo ODESZA‘s latest album A Moment Apart came out in September on Ninja Tune. Leon Bridges lends his soulful vocals to one of the album’s softer songs, “Across the Room,” and also stars in its new video…

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Dipset and A$AP Mob playing NYC edition of Spotify’s “RapCaviar Live” series

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s been a couple years since Cam’ron, Juelz Santana, Jim Jones and Freekey Zekey last played together as Dipset, but they’ll team up once again for a Spotify “RapCaviar Live” show in NYC…

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Screaming Females announce new album & NJ release shows, share video

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Shredding NJ punks Screaming Females have announced their seventh album, All At Once, which follows 2015’s Rose Mountain and comes out February 23, 2018 via Don Giovanni. Like Rose Mountain, they made this one with producer Matt Bayles

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Screaming Females announce new album & NJ release shows, share video

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Shredding NJ punks Screaming Females have announced their seventh album, All At Once, which follows 2015’s Rose Mountain and comes out February 23, 2018 via Don Giovanni. Like Rose Mountain, they made this one with producer Matt Bayles

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