Author Archives: Bill Pearis

NYC comedy roundup: Aparna Nancherla, Max Silvestri, Josie Long & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There is never a shortage of comedy events to attend in NYC. Here’s a roundup of some of the funny things coming up in the next couple months…

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Bill’s Indie Basement (12/8): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week: a lost album from Television Personalities, former The Loft frontman Pete Astor, the debut solo album from Jackson MacIntosh of Sheer Agony, and LP #3 from Scotland’s The Spook School.

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Nadine (Phantom Posse, Ava Luna) share new single from debut LP, playing Baby’s

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NADINE is a collaborative project between Nadia Hulett (Phantom Posse) and Ava Luna’s Carlos Hernandez and Julian Fader, whose sound is jazzy, buoyant pop. Having worked on music over the last two years in Brooklyn and Austin, NADINE’s debut album, Oh My, will be out January 26…

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Julian Casablancas + The Voidz are now just The Voidz; new LP in 2018 (watch a teaser)

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Julian Casablancas has a new album coming out in 2018 with his band The Voidz and with it comes a slight name change. It’s now just The Voidz, no more “Julian Casablancas +.” Explaining the whys of this decision is a short film…

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listen to Belle & Sebastian’s ‘How To Solve Our Human Problems Pt 1′ EP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The first of Belle & Sebastian’s How To Solve Our Human Problems EP trilogy was released today (12/8) via Matador. It’s got more of a collaborative feel to than we’ve heard from B&S since perhaps Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant

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U.S. Girls covered “Blue Christmas,” announce 2018 tour, playing SXSW

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Meg Remy will release her new U.S. Girls album, In A Poem Unlimited, early next year that she made with a live band. Check out “Velvet 4 Sale” and “Mad as Hell” for a taste. You can catch Meg and the awesome eight-piece live band version of U.S. Girls on tour in 2018 as well.

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NYC indie rock oral history ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’ becoming documentary series

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lizzy Goodman’s tell-all from the early ’00s NYC scene that gave us The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, and more will become a four-part series directed by Will Lovelace and Dylan Southern, who made the LCD Soundsystem concert doc Shut Up and Play the Hits.

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Buffalo Tom share “All Be Gone” from new LP, expand tour, add Housing Works show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Buffalo Tom have shared “All Be Gone,” the first single from Quiet and Peace, their upcoming ninth album (and first in seven years). They haven’t deviated from their gritty, heartland indie rock sound — which is a good thing.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for December 6, 2017

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This week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU featured tracks from Nick Cave, Angel Olsen, Pulp, Kendrick Lamar, Wolf Parade, St. Vincent, The Hold Steady, Hot Snakes, The Jesus Lizard, Regina Spectkor, SAVAK, Wilco, and lots more.

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Bob Dylan concert doc ‘Trouble No More’ showing at Nitehawk w/ BV-presented Q&A

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The latest in Bob Dylan‘s “bootleg series” is Trouble No More, which pulls live recordings and demos from 1979 to 1981 — the “gospel era” during which Dylan became an Evangelical Christian…

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Night Shop is Justin of Babies/Kevin Morby (listen, see him w/ Waxahatchee)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Justin Sullivan, who was the drummer for The Babies and Kevin Morby’s band and currently plays in Flat Worms, also makes music on his own as Night Shop. This year he released an EP of demos, which finds him in good company with Morby, making a similar style of acoustic-y folk rock.

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Moogfest announces 2018 lineup led by female, non-binary & transgender artists

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 edition of Moogfest happens May 17 – 20 in Durham, NC and they’ve just announced its initial lineup, which is led by female, non-binary, and transgender artists, including Chelsea Manning SOPHIE, Jamila Woods, Kristen Kontrol, LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Rayna Russom, Ellen Allien, Lawrence Rothman, and more.

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Michael Stipe, Against Me!, Amanda Palmer & more artists co-sign open letter in support of Net Neutrality

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The FCC is voting on December 14 whether or not to repeal Net Neutrality which currently prohibits internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from speeding up, slowing down or blocking any content, applications or websites you want to use. Nationwide protests are happening December 7.

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Olden Yolk (Shane from Quilt) announce debut LP, share “Takes One to Know One”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Takes One to Know One” doesn’t stray too far from Quilt’s krauty psych-folk, which is just fine as this is pretty great, with skittering, Can-inspired drumming driving the delicate melody and arrangement.

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J Mascis, The Zombies, Bettye LaVette & more playing Zeppelin tribute at Carnegie Hall

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Music of Led Zeppelin tribute show happens March 7 at Carnegie Hall…

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Honey Harper (Will from Mood Rings) released debut EP (listen), touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

William Fussell, who you may remember from Mood Rings and Promise Keeper, is now making music as Honey Harper. While there is a still a dreamlike element to what he’s doing, with Honey Harper he’s exploring sad, lonesome, country-inspired sounds…

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Ty Segall preps new LP ‘Freedom’s Goblin’ (listen to new single) and 2018 tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Ty Segall has been releasing a string of singles this fall, and it turns out they’re all from his new album, Freedom’s Goblin, which is out January 26 on Drag City. The announcement was made Monday night on CONAN

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