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Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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#3 is the U2 album that isn’t even out yet. Can you guess #1 and #2?

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Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2017

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As usual, Uncut‘s list has some similarities to their sister publication MOJO, but they have some other surprises in store too.

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MOJO’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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Best of the Year Season continues, having begun last week with Rough Trade Shops’ list

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile played a collaborative Beacon Theatre show (pics)

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Backed by an all-star backing band, The Sea Lice, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile played a combination of original material from the new album Lotta Sea Lice, covers of each other’s work, and other covers, including one of opener Jen Cloher’s songs, “Fear Is Like a Forest.”

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for November 1, 2017

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For our first SiriusXMU Blog Radio show of November, we played a bunch of brand new songs from the likes of US Girls, Fever Ray, Protomartyr, King Krule, Bjork, Julien Baker and more, plus songs ripped from BV headlines (Nick Cave, Sonic Youth, Chance the Rapper, Mazzy Star, and more)…

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile @ Chicago’s Rockefeller Chapel (pics, setlist)

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile are currently on tour in support of their collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice, and they just wrapped up a three-night stay in Chicago…

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile take Lotta Sea Lice to the seaside for Pitchfork Live

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile take Lotta Sea Lice to the seaside for Pitchfork Live

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile | photo by Danny Cohen | courtesy of the artist

The powerhouse collab that is Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile released their album Lotta Sea Lice earlier this month, and now we can watch a live performance of the duo’s chill and laid-back songs right where they belong — by the seaside. Hometown favorite Vile and Melbourne, Australia’s Barnett teamed up with Pitchfork Live to record a full 50-minute set comprised of their collaborative songs from the new album and some of each artist’s own solo work.

The video was filmed on the picturesque beaches of Malibu, California and provides ...

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Desert Daze 2017 Friday pics (Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Ty Segall, more)

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The 2017 edition of Desert Daze began on took place earlier this month at the Institute of Mentalphysics in Joshua Tree, CA. Things got underway proper Friday, October 13…

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Courtney Barnett, Twerps & more Australian artists contributing to marriage equality mixtape

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The Australian government is currently conducting a national survey to see whether its citizens think same sex couples should be allowed to get married. To drive the “Yes” message, Australian artists like Courtney Barnett, Twerps, Beaches, Hockey Dad, Terry and more are contributing to the mixtape.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for October 11, 2017

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Lots of brand new music on this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU, including songs from St. Vincent, Belle & Sebastian, Django Django, No Age, Prettiest Eyes, tUnE-yArDs, Sleigh Bells and more.

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Desert Daze fest announces 2017 set times

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Desert Daze takes place this weekend in Joshua Tree, CA with performances by Iggy Pop, Spiritualized, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Sleep (performing Holy Mountain), Unknown Mortal Orchestra, John Cale, Ty Segall, BADBADNOTGOOD, Panda Bear, Hope Sandoval, Eagles Of Death Metal, King Gizzard, Thurston Moore, The Make-Up, Ariel Pink, Liars, and tons more.

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Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett made a playlist of their favorite duets (listen)

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Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett‘s album of duets, Lotta Sea Lice, is out in two weeks (10/13) and in anticipation of that, the pair made a Spotify playlist of some of their all-time favorite duets. Their list includes Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty‘s “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around,” Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell‘s “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”…

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile provide comfort and compassion with their new single, “Continental Breakfast”

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile provide comfort and compassion with their new single, “Continental Breakfast”

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile | photo by Danny Cohen | courtesy of the artist

Indie singer-songwriter heavyweights Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile have returned with another teaser of their upcoming collaborative album, Lotta Sea Lice, coming out October 13th. The new “Continental Breakfast” is a worthy follow-up to Barnett and Vile’s lead single “Over Everything”; their vocal chemistry is great and they exhibit an ability to mix back and forth lyrical dialogue with seamless harmony-based choruses. Both artists have established themselves as two of the more influential songwriters in the indie rock scene, so this album is shaping up to be a tour ...

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17 anticipated indie rock albums of fall 2017

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A lot of the albums we had been anticipating for this year have since come out, and here’s 17 more dropping this fall that we can’t wait to hear.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 12, 2017

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio airs Wednesdays at noon and midnight on SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) and you can also listen OnDemand with the SiriusXM app.

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Desert Daze 2017 lineup additions: Panda Bear, John Cale, The Make-Up, Liars & more

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The 2017 edition of Desert Daze happens October 12 – 15 at The Institute of Mentalphysics in Joshua Tree, CA.

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Kurt Vile expands tour with Courtney Barnett, played Shine A Light (pics)

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Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett added NJ and DC shows to their collaborative tour (BrooklynVegan presale for the NJ show). Also check out pics of Kurt’s recent ‘Shine A Light’ benefit show with Julie Byrne.

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Desert Daze initial 2017 lineup: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Spiritualized, more

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The 2017 edition of festival Desert Daze happens October 12 – 15 at The Institute of Mentalphysics in Joshua Tree, CA.

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile made a record together, are touring together, playing the Tower Theater in November

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile made a record together, are touring together, playing the Tower Theater in November

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile | photo by Danny Cohen | courtesy of the artist

This is just too much good news in one shot, so we’ll do our best to keep our excitement in check.

Remember that story this spring about Philly’s Kurt Vile being spotted in Melbourne’s Newmarket Studio with Courtney Barnett? Yeah, well they weren’t just tracking a one-off single or doing some for-funsies collab…it was part of a full record they recorded together.

Better still: they’re taking the album on tour together across north America this fall.

And they’ve an all-star group of players, or what Vile ...

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