Category Archives: Brooklyn Vegan

Marilyn Manson bassist Twiggy Ramirez accused of rape and abuse

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jessicka Addams of riot grrrl band Jack off Jill accuses Jeordie White, also known as Twiggy Ramirez from his work with Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, and A Perfect Circle, of rape and abuse.

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Marco Benevento & Moon Hooch played Bowery Ballroom twice (night 2 pics)

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After six shows with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at Brooklyn Bowl, keyboardist Marco Benevento is out on his own, performing from New York to Florida through the end of October. Launching the tour at the Bowery Ballroom with two shows (October 18 and 19), Marco was joined by long-time drummer Andy Borger and now-regular bassist Karina Rykman…

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Tyson Meade (Chainsaw Kittens) preps new LP, shares “He’s the Candy,” touring

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Former Chainsaw Kittens and Defenestration frontman Tyson Meade will release new solo album, Robbing the Nuclear Family, on November 10. It’s his first since 2014’s Tomorrow in Progress.

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Sharon Van Etten, Feist, others share unreleased tracks for Planned Parenthood compilation

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Listen to the new compilation, which features unreleased material, live recordings, and covers from Mitski, St. Vincent, Bon Iver, Sleater-Kinney, and more.

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Matt Mondanile responds to sexual assault allegations: “I’ve been an insensitive creep”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“I am endlessly sorry for my inappropriate behavior. I took advantage of my position as a musician, though I never intended to hurt anyone emotionally or otherwise. I’ve been an insensitive creep,“ Mondanile’s apology begins.

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Swedish psych act The Presolar Sands explore thermodynamics on new single (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Stockholm’s The Presolar Sounds make dark, riffy, wailing psych-rock with a clear interest in the occult. Their debut album, The Big Noise, was released this past spring, and drew inspiration from the Witch Hunts of the 17th century…

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III Points Saturday & Sunday pics/review: The xx, Skepta, Nicolas Jaar & more

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Following a killer opening night featuring broadly popular acts like Danny Brown and Gorillaz, Miami’s III Points Music, Art, and Technology festival continued on Saturday (10/14) and Sunday (10/15) with prime headlining sets given to artists with more particular audiences.

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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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Battles, Cakes Da Killa & more playing Elsewhere’s Grand Opening on Halloween (tix on sale)

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This Halloween party will be your first chance to check out PopGun’s new multi-room venue in Bushwick.

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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)

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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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Grooms made a custom DbA guitar pedal for new LP ‘Exit Index’ (out today, listen)

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Grooms’ new album Exit Index is out today. Made at the now-shuttered The Magic Shop (they were the last band to record there) with the same lineup as 2015’s great Comb the Feelings Through Your Hair

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Nicolas Jaar wraps up his Brooklyn Steel run tonight (pics of night 3 with Actress)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Electronic musician, singer, and leader of the on-hiatus Darkside, Nicolas Jaar has been in the midst of a sold-out four-night run at Brooklyn Steel, which he says will be his last NYC shows for a while. The run wraps up tonight (10/20) with Eartheater, and we caught last night’s show with Actress

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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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watch trailer for Daptone doc ‘Living on Soul’; see it at Nitehawk in Brooklyn w/ BV-presented Q&A

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Filmed at the three-night Daptone Super Soul Revue at The Apollo in Harlem in 2014, documentary/concert film Living on Soul will be the next installment of the BV-Presented “Music Driven” series at Nitehawk Cinema.

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Fleetwood Mac, Lorde, Haim & more playing Grammy event at Radio City

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Grammys are coming back to NYC in 2018, happening January 28 at Madison Square Garden. With it come the official parties, including the MusiCares 2018 Person of the Year gala which happens January 26 at Radio City Music Hall and will honor Fleetwood Mac.

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

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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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