Author Archives: Bill Pearis

The Posies reissuing ’90s LPs on vinyl, going on acoustic tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Posies are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year and are reissuing their three ’90s albums for Geffen — 1990’s Dear 23, 1993’s Frosting on the Beater, and 1996’s Amazing Disgrace — on vinyl and CD via Omnivore Recordings…

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Cavern of Anti-Matter (ex-Stereolab) preps new LP, share “Make Out Fade Out”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cavern of Anti-Matter, the current band from Stereolab cofounder Tim Gane, will release their new album, Hormone Lemonade, on March 23 via Duophonic and follows 2016’s terrific Void Beats/Invocation Trex

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Dr. Demento presents star-studded punk tribute LP (Misfits, Weird Al, William Shatner & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A whole bunch of punk, new wave, indie/alt rock artists have come together to pay tribute to beloved radio personality and novelty music guru Dr. Demento on a new two-disc tribute titled Covered in Punk. Artists such as Nobunny, Joan Jett, The Dead Milkmen, Colleen Green, The Meatmen, Shonen Knife, The Vandals, Fred Schneider, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Los Straitjackets, Misfits, and more have covered classic songs that were staples of Dr Demento’s radio show…

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Jonathan Toubin & Panache’s announce Valentine’s Day benefit shows in NYC & L.A.

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

While the NYC lineup hasn’t been announced, the LA show has Ty Segall, Best Coast, Nick Waterhouse and more.

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opera based on Fugazi stage banter coming to NYC in February

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“All of us were both blown away and disoriented by the work – it was well beyond anything we had anticipated” says Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto of the opera that is made up of Fugazi stage banter set to music.

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Insecure Men (Saul of Fat White Family) announce debut LP, share “Teenage Toy”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Insecure Men, the group led by Saul Adamczewski (Fat White Family) and his old friend and school chum Ben Romans-Hopcraft, will release their self-titled debut album on February 23 via Fat Possum.

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Hookworms share “Static Resistance” from new LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Hookworms will release their anticipated third album Microshift on February 2. While much of the album is in a new, dancier direction there are a couple songs on the record that hearken back to the screaming motoroik drone of Hookworkworms first two albums.

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Nap Eyes prep new LP, share “Every Time the Feeling,” touring this spring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Canandian band Nap Eyes will release new album I’m Bad Now on March 9 via Paradise of Bachelors in North America and Jagjaguwar in the rest of the world. They’re shared the opening cut, “Every Time the Feeling,” a song about existential dread set to some pleasing Lou Reed style jamming…

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for January 10, 2018

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

On this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU, our 32 Albums We’re Anticipating in 2018 list served as a starting point, playing new music from The Breeders, MGMT, US Girls, Hookworms, Superchunk, Hot Snakes, and more…

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U.S. Girls share “Pearly Gates” from new LP, expand tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

US Girls have shared “Pearly Gates” from their anticipated new album In a Poem Unlimited. A funky track with soulful backing vocals from James Baley, the song is about a woman who tries to seduce St. Peter to gain entry into heaven.

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Jack White shares “Connected by Love” & “Respect Commander” off new LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After teasing it, Jack White has announced his new album, which is indeed titled Boarding House Reach and will be released via Third Man/Columbia. While he hasn’t announced the release date, he has shared two songs from the album…

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SXSW adds over 500 artists to 2018 lineup (Low, Hinds, Girl Ray, La Luz & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 edition of SXSW will be here before we know it (March 9-18 in Austin, TX) and they’ve just announced a whole bunch more artists, including Hinds, Girl Ray, La Luz, A Place to Bury Strangers, Common Holly, Corridor, Flasher, Lali Puna, Lomelda, Low, Max Richter, Ought, The Shacks, Sloppy Jane, Smokepurpp, Spinning Coin, U.S. Girls, Wyclef Jean, and tons more.

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WHY? releasing ‘Moh Lhean’ remix LP (listen to Baths remix); Open Mike Eagle opening on tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

WHY? are releasing an expanded edition of last year’s Moh Lhean, in the form of a vinyl 7″ box set with remixes by Open Mike Eagle, Baths, Nick Diamonds, Paper Tiger, Deerhoof’s Greg Saunier, Kishi Bashi, Astronautalis, and Ó & Bellows.

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punk rock doc ‘D.O.A. – A Rite of Passage’ & ‘Sid & Nancy’ showing at Nitehawk

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cult classic punk rock documentary ‘D.O.A – A Rite of Passage’ followed the Sex Pistols on their sole U.S. tour, which ended with the band breaking up on stage at San Francisco’s Winterland on January 14, 1978…

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Pond postpone North American winter tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Pond’s winter North American tour was set to kick off in Brooklyn this Thursday (1/11) but has now been postponed “due to unforeseen circumstances.” The Brooklyn show will now happen right before Governors Ball…

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NYC comedy roundup: David Cross, Whiplash, Todd Barry, Butterboy, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: Aparna Nancherla, Janeane Garofalo, Rob Cantrell, and more upcoming comedy shows in NYC.

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