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pics from the 2017 Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 35th annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade started off with some rain, but still brought 3000 revelers ready to let their freak flag fly. Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie presided over this year’s festivities as Queen Mermaid and King Neptune.

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Shirley Manson, Debbie Harry, Mark Lanegan & more feature on ‘American Gods’ soundtrack (listen)

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Shirley Manson of Garbage, Blondie’s Debbie Harry and Mark Lanegan all feature on the official soundtrack of American Gods, Bryan Fuller’s ambitious, phantasmagoric television adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed novel…

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Blondie share new song “Fun,” detail LP ft. Blood Orange, Laurie Anderson, more

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Blondie’s new album also features Joan Jett, Johnny Marr, Sia, Charli XCX, Dave Sitek, Nick Valensi, and producer John Congleton.

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David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption: Robert Plant, Mel Brooks, St. Vincent, ‘Music of Twin Peaks’ & more (pics, video)

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Lynch’s two-day festival had almost everything you’d want (except Lynch talking about ‘Twin Peaks.’)

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Blood Orange: Freetown Sound

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Blood Orange: Freetown Sound

Blood Orange: Freetown Sound

Freetown Sound may have a timeless sound, but it is a record that could only be made today. Devonté Hynes, who performs under the moniker Blood Orange, has compiled a collection of slow jams that infuse R&B with a bit more synth. It’s easy to let this album slip by and just enjoy the sound of it, but the lyrics are what make this such an important release.
“By Ourselves,” the first song on the album, sets the tone for social awareness. This track features a portion of Ashlee Haze’s “For Colored ...

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Blood Orange released new LP ‘Freetown Sound’ early (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dev’s new album also features appearances by Empress Of, Debbie Harry, Starchild, Nelly Furtado, Ava Raiin, Bea1991, Ta-Nehisi C, Kelsey Lu, Carly Rae Jepsen and more.

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David Lynch curating LA festival with Robert Plant, St Vincent, music from ‘Twin Peaks’ & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The ‘Twin Peaks’ music will be performed by Angelo Badalamenti with Sky Ferreira and Xiu XIu.

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June 13 in Music History: Frampton Comes Alive is recorded, Alanis Morissette releases Jagged Little Pill

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June 13 in Music History: Frampton Comes Alive is recorded, Alanis Morissette releases Jagged Little Pill

 

1958 – Frank Zappa graduates from Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster, California (also the alma mater of Captain Beefheart).

1969 – The Rolling Stones hold a photo session to introduce new guitarist Mick Taylor. The 20-year-old former member of John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers makes his live debut with the band the following month at a free concert in Hyde Park, London.

1970 – Grand Funk Railroad, supported by Steel Mill (featuring Bruce Springsteen), appears at the Ocean Ice Palace in Bricktown, New Jersey. Tickets cost $5.

1975 – Peter Frampton plays the first of two nights at the Hinterland Ballroom in ...

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St. Vincent working on new Blondie LP with Johnny Marr, Sia, maybe Kanye, exploring the future of musical medicine with Peter Gabriel

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Debbie Harry also says she’d “love to have Ludacris” on the new Blondie album.

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St. Vincent working on new Blondie LP with Johnny Marr, Sia, maybe Kanye, exploring the future of musical medicine with Peter Gabriel

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Debbie Harry also says she’d “love to have Ludacris” on the new Blondie album.

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Richard Hell, Ira Kaplan, Lenny Kaye & more performed at the first Ivan Julian benefit at City Winery (pics/video/setlist)

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Watch Richard Hell cover “Purple Rain”!

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Indie Rock musicians turned TV stars (a list!)

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From Death By Audio to Home Box Office, from ‘Gilmore Girls’ to ‘Game of Thrones,’ here are some indie rock musicians who showed up in popular TV shows.

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs played their first show in years at the Mick Rock doc afterparty (pics, videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

YYYs celebrated the legendary rock photographer with covers of Bowie and VU, and other performers included Marky Ramone, Eugene Hutz, TV on the Radio, and more. Debbie Harry was in the house too (but not to perform).

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Bowie tribute @ Radio City Music Hall: Blondie, Pixies, Michael Stipe, Amanda Palmer, more (pics / setlist / video)

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After starting at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, the second of the “Music of David Bowie” tribute concerts moved to the much bigger digs of Radio City Music Hall on Friday (4/1).

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pics: David Bowie Tribute @ Carnegie Hall (Michael Stipe, Flaming Lips, Debbie Harry, Robyn Hitchcock, Pixies & more)

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photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin

Last night’s fun David Bowie tribute at Carnegie Hall featured performances by The Flaming Lips, Cat Power, Heart’s Ann Wilson, Robyn Hitchcock, Gogol Bordello’s Eugene Hutz, Michael Stipe, Jakob Dylan, The Mountain Goats, and many, many more…

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XPN MusicNotes: See David Bowie Tribute highlights from Debbie Harry, Michael Stipe and The Flaming Lips, plus Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Drummers

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Last night at Carnegie Hall artists and fans alike gathered for the first of two: “The ...

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Flaming Lips, Michael Stipe, Pixies, Cat Power & more paid tribute to David Bowie at Carnegie Hall (pics / review / setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The first of two David Bowie tribute benefit concerts happened at Carnegie Hall on Thursday night (3/31). These “Music Of…”, produced by Michael Dorff, happen every year but this year, with Bowie’s Death being announced mere hours after this show was announced, made it more anticipated than most…

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J Mascis, Patti Smith & more added to this week’s big David Bowie tributes; Radio City show will be streamed live

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Those already star-studded David Bowie tributes at  Carnegie Hall and Radio City happening this week have added even more artists to their lineups. Thursday’s show at Carnegie (3/31) now features Patti Smith and Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello, while Friday’s Radio City show (4/1) has added Esperanza Spalding, Ron Pope and TV on the Radio’s Kyp Malone

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Ivan Julian diagnosed with cancer; Richard Hell, Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye, The Dictators & more playing a benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

To benefit Voidoids guitarist Ivan Julian, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, a concert will go down with his former bandleader Richard Hell, fellow New York punk icons Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) and The Dictators NYC, plus Mott the Hoople’s Ian Hunter, Living Colour’s Vernon Reid, post-punk vets Bush Tetras, and more.

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Countdown to Hollystock 2015: Soraia Introduces You to Their Favorite Artists

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image via Jeff Smth, YouTube

Soraia are reviving classic punk rock with their edgy melodies and vocals up to par with icons Joan Jett and Debbie Harry. The group has received wide acclaim for their cover of The Kinks’ “(I’m Not) Like Everybody Else,” with recognition as one of the coolest tracks of the year by SiriusXM channel Little Steven’s Underground Garage and rock legends, such as Michael Des Barres of Power Station. Soraia is back at it with a new single underway and a highly anticipated performance at the upcoming Hollystock Music ...

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Girl Power! Epic Moments in Female Music History

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Jean-Luc Ourlin via Flickr

Throughout history music has played a large role in storytelling through cultural and thoughtful expression. Music has moved and evolved with history like an epic soundtrack to society as we know it. Some amazing feminist moments and female musicians have come to be thanks to the artistic expression that music allows. Women have continued to use music as an outlet to break through stereotypical expectations and barriers and have created amazing moments in music history in our own lifetime.

Ella Fitzgerald: From the Apollo to the Grammys, Winning Against Discrimination

Take Ella Fitzgerald for instance, the “First Lady of ...

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Women’s History Month: Female Pioneer Punk Rockers

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Happy Women’s History Month!  To continue this onslaught everything empowering-ly awesome for so-called fairer sex, we’ve chosen to share a few of our favorite female pioneers of punk.

Siouxsie Sioux

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This list and music today probably would not be what it is without the venerable Siouxsie Sioux.  She was one of the first punk rockers and maybe the only female to emerge like a shining beacon from London’s D.I.Y. Punk days. Inspired by the Sex Pistols, she and her band (and realizing they could do it, too) quickly rose to fame because of ...

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