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Brainiac tribute happening in NYC with mems of GvsB, D-Plan, Wrens, much more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A tribute show to Brainiac is happening in NYC, and footage will be used in the upcoming documentary on the band. The show will feature surviving members of Brainiac, plus members of Girls Against Boys (who also headline), The Dismemberment Plan, The Wrens, Hole, Les Savy Fav, Hella, Chrome Cranks, and more…

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Ryan Adams, Craig Finn, Tanya Donelly, Carl Newman & more pay tribute to Grant Hart

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Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Ian Black, Colin Meloy, Ted Leo, Superchunk, Jesu, Future of the Left and more have also paid tribute to the late Husker Du member.

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2017 Emmy Nominations: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘Atlanta,’ Jack White, & more

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Plus: Chance the Rapper, Aziz Ansari, Common, Riz Ahmed, Snoop (and Martha Stewart), Portlandia, and more nominations.

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Fred Armisen gives drums to Seaway after robbery, drums in new movie (that’s screening at House of Vans)

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Fred Armisen was nice enough to give a band in need some help this week. Canadians Seaway had their trailer broken into while in Los Angeles…

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Rooftop Films announces 2017 Summer Series lineup

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It’s the 21st year of Rooftop Films in NYC with outdoor screenings all over the city.

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watch Ty Segall’s explosive “Break a Guitar” video ft. Fred Armisen, Jack Black & Henry Rollins

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When you make a video for a song called “Break a Guitar,” there is a certain audience expectation for guitars to get broken. Thankfully, Ty Segall and director Matt Yoka deliver.

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Jerry Seinfeld, Ice Cube, ‘Broad City,’ Tegan and Sara & lots more playing Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest

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The festival take place June 2-4 in San Francisco and also features Also on the lineup: Bob Odenkirk, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph’s Prince tribute act Princess, Ty Segall, Vince Staples, Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Pete Davidson, a live taping on the “How Did This Get Made?” podcast, Chris Gethard, and lots more.

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Sasquatch 2017 reveals daily lineups, adds Sleigh Bells & Benjamin Clementine

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Single-day tickets go on sale today too.

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‘The Bob’s Burgers Music Album’ coming in May w/ The National, St. Vincent & more

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Few shows currently on TV are as music and song filled, without being a “musical,” as Bob’s Burgers. The animated series’ many musical moments — 107 of them to be precise — have now been collected for The Bob’s Burgers Music Album which will be out via Sub Pop on May 12. In addition to the regular cast…

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Killer Mike, Kim Gordon, Solange, Big Boi & more lending their voices to Season 2 of HBO’s ‘Animals’

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Season 2 of HBO’s not-for-kids animated series Animals premieres March 17. The series takes a look at the critters that live in NYC, finding them very human but still very much of their species…

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Sasquatch! 2017 lineup: Frank Ocean, Shins, MGMT, American Football, Radio Dept, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Chance the Rapper, Kaytranada, Aesop Rock, Charles Bradley, Car Seat Headrest, Mount Kimbie, Thee Oh Sees, Foxygen, The Hotelier, White Lung, and more.

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Fred Armisen tells us his favorite drumming albums of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“These are my favorite drumming albums of 2016. I have to categorize this as my favorites as opposed to the best, because I am not familiar with enough records this year from different genres to make a fair list. It may seem limited, but this is just in my listening experience.” – Fred

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Sleater-Kinney, Haim, J Mascis, Steve Jones & more played Fred Armisen’s 50th birthday party (pics, video)

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His party was at a cemetery. Plus: Fred lists his heroes and favorite albums from his 50 years on this planet.

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Festival Supreme reveals “Music of Wet Hot American Summer” lineup ++ other additions & more

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“Music of Wet Hot American Summer’ will reunite much of the movie/series’ cast, along with Shudder to Think’s Craid Wedren who wrote the music.

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Fred Armisen, Bill Hader & Maya Rudolph parodied Talking Heads on ‘Documentary Now!’ (watch/listen)

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Maya Rudolph and Superchunk drummer Jon Wurster were also part of this spot-on sendup of the classic Talking Heads concert film.

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more New York Comedy Fest shows: Tina Fey, Fred Armisen, Mike Birbiglia, Big Terrific, Hannibal Buress & more

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The NYCF happens November 1-6.

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Fred Armisen and Bill Hader parodied Talking Heads on ‘Seth Meyers’ (watch); ‘Documentary Now!’ S2 premieres tonight

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Fred and Bill will parody Talking Heads concert film ‘Stop Making Sense’ in the upcoming season of IFC’s ‘Documentary Now!’

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Festival Supreme 2016 lineup: Flight of the Conchords, Mac DeMarco, ‘Music of Wet Hot American Summer’ & more

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Flight of the Conchords, Weird Al, Patton Oswalt, Mac DeMarco, Sarah Silverman, The Vandals, Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Nancy Whang, and more.

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watch Courtney Barnett play the guest-filled ‘SNL’ season finale (and teach Bobby Moynihan some Australian slang)

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The Fred Armisen-hosted ‘SNL’ finale also featured Larry David, a new Lonely Island digital short, Maya Rudolph…plus watch a web-exclusive with Paul Simon

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Courtney Barnett, Drake, Fred Armisen & more set for SNL

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Saturday Night Live has been on a roll with getting awesome rising musicians to perform lately. They just had Margo Price, and now they revealed the hosts and musical guests for the three final shows of this season, including indie rock breakout Courtney Barnett on the season finale (5/21)…

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