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Mick Jenkins shares “Spread Love” off ‘The Healing Component’ LP, touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After a run of mixtapes and an EP, Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins has announced a release date for his debut album The Healing Component, plus a Red Bull Sound Select-presented tour.

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Boys Noize touring North America, playing two nights at MHOW

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Berlin DJ and producer Boys Noize (aka Alex Ridha) just announced a 15-date North American tour. The tour is in addition to the world tour he is currently on in support of his most recent album, Mayday

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Lil Yachty & Leaf share “Nada,” playing Fool’s Gold Day Off at 34th St Heliport

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After being named one of XXL Magazine’s 2016 Freshmen, 18-year-old Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty continues to impress the rap world. Yachty recently dropped his new 15-song mixtape, Summer Songs 2, along with a short film “Keep Sailing”…

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more Panorama Festival 2016 Saturday pics

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC’s inaugural Panorama festival recently went down on Randall’s Island. You can browse the ‘Panorama’ tag for tons more coverage. Here’s more pictures and recap of Saturday (7/23)…

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Panorama Festival 2016, more day 3 pics & review (LCD Soundsystem, A$AP Rocky, Run the Jewels, Kurt Vile, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sunday was a good day for special guests. Joey Bada$$ joined Flatbush Zombies, Playboi Carti joined A$AP Rocky, Despot joined Run the Jewels, and Kevin Devine joined The Front Bottoms.

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Empress Of talks Blood Orange collab, 311; free SummerStage show w/ UMO this weekend

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Empress Of plays Saturday at Central Park SummerStage, a free show with Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Klaus Johann Grobe.

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Pfarmers (The National, Menomena) releasing ‘Our Puram,’ share a track

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Not to be confused with the other band featuring The National and Menomena members, Pfarmers — whose lineup includes Bryan Devendorf (The National), Danny Seim (Menomena) and horn player Dave Nelson (Sufjan Stevens, St. Vincent) — have announced they’re releasing a second album…

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Panorama 2016, more day 1 pics & review (Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, Broken Social Scene, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Friday got the momentum rolling with a performance from hip hop DJ and producer Madlib, who’s worked with MF Doom, Kanye West, Freddie Gibbs, and countless others. He of course had plenty of material to pull from on Friday, and the crowd was excited to hear all of it…

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Jamie Lidell releasing new LP, replacing BADBADNOTGOOD at Herbie Hancock Celebrate Brooklyn show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Due to unforeseen circumstances, BADBADNOTGOOD have had cancel their opening spot for the Herbie Hancock concert at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Prospect Park on August 11. Jamie Lidell, along with his band The Royal Pharaohs, will be the replacement…

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Sleigh Bells release single “Hyper Dark”, announce tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells have released a new single “Hyper Dark” and announced 2016 tour dates. This single follows the release of “Rule Number One,” a song the band shared earlier this summer. Sleigh Bells haven’t announced any info on a new album yet, but maybe this means one is coming soon…

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Lincoln Calling music festival 2016 initial lineup & tickets; Real Estate announce tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Nebraska’s annual music festival Lincoln Calling has announced its 2016 lineup. The festival is October 6-8, and headliners include Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Real Estate, Kali Uchis and Cloud Nothings.

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My Morning Jacket share anti-violence protest song “Magic Bullet” (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In response to the recent violence plaguing the country, My Morning Jacket has released a funky, anti-violence anthem entitled “Magic Bullet”. The song has some groovy synth, and in typical My Morning Jacket fashion, a powerful guitar solo…

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Rich Homie Quan prepping debut album, releases new song “Smile”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Rich Homie Quan’s highly-anticipated debut album Rich As In Spirit is set to release sometime this year, with Lil Wayne and Ryan Leslie as executive producers. There there isn’t much new info regarding the album, but Quan did just drop what is (probably) a non-album single, “Smile”…

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James Vincent McMorrow announces new LP ft. Drake producers, tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Irish singer/songwriter James Vincent McMorrow announced his new LP We Move will be released September 2 via Caroline. After his two previous albums Early In The Morning and Post Tropical took on very different sounds, his third is looking like yet another re-invention…

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