Author Archives: Andrew Sacher

Have A Nice Life playing shows with Planning for Burial (first NYC gig in 7 yrs)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Beloved cult act Have A Nice Life played their first show in seven years in Cambridge in June, and now they added dates in Brooklyn, Philly, and Olympia.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (8/18)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s been a truly insane past 24 hours of new music, with a surprise release of the first Brand New album in eight years, the first Grizzly Bear album in five years, the first Rainer Maria album in 11 years, and more.

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Review: Brand New’s ‘Science Fiction’ exceeds its insane expectations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

With the delays and teases that Brand New fans had to endure, the anticipation for this album was through the roof. That makes it even more remarkable that Science Fiction is an effortlessly enjoyable, intense listen.

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Cataldo has a new video for “Little Heartbeat,” touring, playing NYC tonight

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Long-running Seattle indie pop musician Eric Anderson released his sixth album as Cataldo, Keepers (which features guest vocals from Ben Gibbard), earlier this year. We’re now premiering the video for the very ’80s, synthpoppy “Little Heartbeat.”

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Jawbreaker doc screening at Nitehawk, BV-presented Q&A with Blake included!

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The BrooklynVegan-presented screening and Q&A with Jawbreaker frontman Blake Schwarzenbach comes ahead of the band’s reunion performance at Riot Fest.

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The Lillingtons releasing first album in 11 years on Fat Wreck (stream a song)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Nineties punk greats The Lillingtons returned with their first new music in 11 years, the Project 313 EP on Red Scare, this past June, and now they’re set to release their first new full length. It’s called Stella Sapiente, and it comes out on new label home Fat Wreck Chords…

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The Meadows 2017 set times (Gorillaz vs M.I.A., Weezer vs Nas)

Fortunately, there’s no overlap at all with Jay-Z.

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Racquet Club (Jealous Sound/Knapsack) announce album & tour, share new song

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The new Jealous Sound/Knapsack/Samiam offshoot Racquet Club have announced their debut album and headlining shows, and released the video for new single “Head Full of Bees.”

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Helms Alee playing headlining shows after tour with Boris

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Boundary-pushing metal band Helms Alee returned last year with the crushing and awesome Stillicide (Sargent House), and they’ve been busy touring all this year. They recently wrapped up a run with Mutoid Man and they’re set to open several dates on the upcoming Boris tour

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Third Culture Kings (ex-Dalek) releasing debut LP, made a creepy video

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Former Dalek member Alap Momin (aka Oktopus) is also one half of Third Culture Kings with Copenhagen singer Jan Johansen (of Glorybox and Ring Them Bells), and they’re releasing their debut album Is That Light You Carry? this Friday…

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Trophy Scars celebrating 15th anniversary with first show in 2 years

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Trophy Scars returned from a short hiatus in June with the single “Panic Machine,” and now they have announced their first live show in two years. The show is in celebration of the band’s 15th anniversary…

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