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The National reveal initial lineup for Homecoming (FJM, Feist, Breeders, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The National are throwing their own Homecoming Festival in Cincinnati and playing two ”completely different” sets each night, plus Father John Misty, Feist, Future Islands, The Breeders, Julien Baker, and more will perform.

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BrooklynVegan’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Perfume Genius to Kendrick Lamar to Power Trip to Julien Baker, here are our 50 favorite albums of 2017.

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Bandsintown 2017 year-end data, including “fastest growing new artists”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

J. Cole-signed rapper J.I.D. and Led Zeppelin lovers Greta Van Fleet are among the ”artists Bandsintown predicts will have an amazing 2018.”

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SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Usual suspects like Kendrick, SZA, and Lorde, and some more surprising stuff too.

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NPR’s Top 100 Songs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NPR Music’s list includes tracks from Cardi B, Big Thief, King Krule, Drake, Harry Styles, Father John Misty, and more.

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Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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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Feist, Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello & more played Leonard Cohen tribute in Montreal (pics/video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Today (11/7) marks the one-year anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death, and Monday night (11/6) in his hometown of Montreal a cavalcade of stars honored his memory and sang his work at the Belle Centre for “Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen” — including Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello, Courtney Love, Sting, and more.

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Good Cover Version: Feist Does Leonard Cohen

Source: Fuzzy Logic

Good Cover Version: Feist Does Leonard Cohen

Pulp gave the world the song “Bad Cover Version.” But seeing as I’m a sonic optimist, I’m of the belief that there’s more likely than not more good cover versions floating around than bad ones. Good Cover Version celebrates the good, and leaves all that bad and ugly stuff alone.

I’m such an emotional masochist that I’ll listen to Leonard Cohen on repeat for hours, just because. And I know I’m not the only one. It brings me great joy to hear a good cover of a classic Cohen song, and many noteworthy folks have given that very challenge the ...

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David Byrne shares “One Year Later” mix ft. Jlin, Arcade Fire, Frank Ocean & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Artists on David’s new mix include Frank Ocean, St Vincent, Arcade Fire, Arca, Sylvan Esso, Perfume Genius, Lorde, Radiohead, alt-J, and more. “Something tells me some of this music relates to how these artists are feeling in the world these days. The tone can be hopeful, yearning and is often a source of solace.”

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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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XPN MusicNotes: Listen to Morrissey’s new “Spent the Day In Bed”; watch Leonard Cohen’s posthumous music video

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN MusicNotes: Listen to Morrissey’s new “Spent the Day In Bed”; watch Leonard Cohen’s posthumous music video

Morrissey | Photo by Joe Del Tufo | joedeltufo.com

Morrissey is getting ready to debut his new album, Low in High School on November 17th, and in advance he’s just released its first single, “Spent the Day In Bed.” 

Low in High School was recorded at Ennio Morricone’s Studios in Rome, as well as studios in France Listen to the single below.

Morrissey is also preparing to release a novel called List of the Lost, and has announced a U.S. tour behind the new album. Though the exact dates and venues have yet to be announced, Morrissey has confirmed he’ll ...

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Staring at the Sun: a Solar Eclipse playlist

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Bonnie Tyler to The Knife, from Iron Maiden to TV on the Radio, we offer a soundtrack to today’s very rare celestial event.

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2017 Polaris Prize shortlist: Leonard Cohen, Feist, BADBADNOTGOOD & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Canada’s The Polaris Music Prize has whittled down its longlist into its ten-LP shortlist who will vie for the 2017 award. Can anything beat Leonard Cohen‘s You Want it Darker? Should anything?

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (7/7)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include the highly-anticipated, long-awaited Broken Social Scene album, Melvins’ new double album, and more.

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Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste made a playlist of his favorite songs of 2017 so far (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear made a playlist of his favorite songs of 2017 so far. Grizzly Bear’s three singles are on there (Ed says, “Yes I included us Bc I’m proud of those tracks”)…

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Eaux Claires 2017 pics & videos (Wilco, Paul Simon, Feist, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The third edition of Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires festival was heavy on collaborations between performers, including Vernon and Dessner themselves. Paul Simon was joined by a classical ensemble, and many artists covered John Prine. Chance the Rapper, Danny Brown, Feist, Perfume Genius, Sylvan Esso, and Francis and the Lights were among others who played the festival.

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Feist played all of ‘Pleasure’ at three Town Hall shows (pics, setlists)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Feist recently released her first album in six years, Pleasure, her darkest, rawest, and most challenging album yet. Feist brought her tour in support the album to NYC for three nights at Town Hall…

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2017 Polaris Music Prize longlist

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Nominees include Leonard Cohen, Drake, Feist, The New Pornographers, Mac DeMarco, Japandroids, and more.

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Broken Social Scene will bring Hug of Thunder to The Fillmore in October

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Broken Social Scene will bring Hug of Thunder to The Fillmore in October

Broken Social Scene | photo via artist’s Facebook page

Broken Social Scene has been away for a little while — a whole seven years of a little while — but made a return this past March with a new single, “Halfway Home.” Now, details have finally surfaced at TheMusicToday.com on an upcoming album, titled Hug of Thunder.

Set for a July 7th release date, the album will feature twelve tracks. In addition to the band’s plethora of members, this LP will also feature collaborations with Feist, Emily Haines and James Shaw of Metric, and Amy Millan and Evan Cranley from ...

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Broken Social Scene announce new album ‘Hug of Thunder,’ playing The Meadows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Broken Social Scene released their new single “Halfway Home” in March, and today they announced their first album since 2010’s Forgiveness Rock Record. It’s called Hug of Thunder, and it features Feist plus members of Metric and Stars.

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Montreal International Jazz Festival 2017 lineup (Bob Dylan, Feist, King Crimson, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The indoor, ticketed lineup for the 38th Montreal International Jazz Festival also includes Buddy Guy, Joey Bada$$, Robert Glasper, Tanya Tagaq, Xenia Rubinos, and many more.

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Too Much Pleasure: New Feist, Sylvan Esso, The Black Angels on the Indie Rock Hit Parade

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Too Much Pleasure: New Feist, Sylvan Esso, The Black Angels on the Indie Rock Hit Parade

Feist | still from the “Pleasure” video

This week and last have seen so many new album releases that I feel it’s proper to declare tonight’s Indie Rock Hit Parade as Revenge of the Night of Far Too Many New Albums! Listen for a full two-hour show starting at 11pm ET on WXPN (that’s right after Land of the Lost with Robert Drake, okay?) for loads of album spotlights and scattered new tracks. We’ll dig into long-awaited new releases from Feist and Sylvan Esso, plus new albums from The Black Angels and The New Year that shouldn’t ...

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