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The Fashionably Late Top 66 of 2017: Hand Habits

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The Fashionably Late Top 66 of 2017: Hand Habits

It’s been a hell of a year. 2017 was exhausting, stressful, and at times just plain terrifying. But for all the mess that’s happened over the past 12 months, and there’s certainly been so much, there’s also been a lot of good going on in the world. From a musical standpoint, for instance, 2017 was rather exceptional. There were so many glorious new sounds to take in.

I’ve put together my list of favorites from the year that was, a touch fashionably late as always. Once again, I’ve decided to eschew a ranking system and instead give you an alphabetical ...

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Bill’s Indie Basement: Favorite LPs of 2017

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This week it’s the Indie Basement picks for best LPs of 2017, tilting heavily to classic indie, college rock, and more.

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20 Best New(ish) Artists of 2017

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It’s harder and harder to figure out what really qualifies as a ”new” artist, but here are 20 that we love that are at least new-ish, from Phoebe Bridgers to Vagabon to Cardi B.

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Kevin Morby tells us about his 10 favorite albums of 2017

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Kevin writes as eloquently about other people’s music as he does with his own lyrics. Check out his favorites of the year.

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Gorilla Vs Bear’s favorite albums of 2017

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Long-running music blog Gorilla Vs Bear’s year-end lists are always pretty different from your average Best Albums list, albeit in a way that fits in with its trippy dreampop tastes. Their 2017 top spot goes to Yaeji for her pair of 2017 EPs

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Rough Trade Shops’ Top 100 LPs of 2017

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It’s officially End-of-the-Year list season as Rough Trade Shops — always first out of the gate — have announced their Top 100 Albums of 2017…

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Noise Pop Festival: 2018 initial lineup

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The 2018 edition of San Francisco’s Noise Pop Festival happens February 19 – 25 and they’ve announced the initial lineup which includes Tune-Yards, Real Estate, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Parquet Courts…

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Sad13 on new benefit comp w/ Hand Habits, Sammus & more, playing shows

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‘Evergreen: A Benefit Compilation for Hour Children’ also includes Fraternal Twin (covering Songs: Ohia), Free Cake For Every Creature (covering Daniel Johnston), La Neve (Joey DeFrancesco of Downtown Boys), Jock Club (Andrew Flores of Destruction Unit), and more; and there’s a release show at Silent Barn.

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Kevin Morby celebrated ‘City Music’ at Bowery Ballroom (pics, review)

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“It’s a been a dream to headline and sell out Bowery Ballroom, so I’m glad you’re all here,” said a spirited Kevin Morby midway through his set at the NYC Lower East Side venue…

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Hand Habits touring in Kevin Morby’s band, playing solo shows in NYC & LA

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Meg Duffy released her first album as Hand Habits earlier this year on Woodsist which is a truly lovely record full of great songs and her skilled, understated guitar playing…

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BV/SOS Lost Weekend day 2 pics (Minus the Bear, Trail of Dead, PWR BTTM, more)

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After BrooklynVegan / Sound on Sound-presented Lost Weekend continued on Friday (3/17) at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin, where SXSW is in full swing. Minus the Bear, Trail of Dead, PWR BTTM, Joan of Arc, Allison Crutchfield & more played…

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BrooklynVegan/Sound on Sound SXSW Set Times (now with more OSHUN!)

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If the snow is not stopping you from getting to Austin this week, RSVP now for the FREE BrooklynVegan / Sound on Sound SXSW parties at Cheer Up Charlies. Here are the set times:

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BrooklynVegan/SOS SXSW lineups: Beach Slang, Priests, S U R V I V E, Minus the Bear & many more

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The lineups also include Downtown Boys, PWR BTTM, Trail of Dead, Girlpool, Cherry Glazerr, Robyn Hitchcock, Dave Monks (of Tokyo Police Club), Dams of the West (Vampire Weekend), Hurray for the Riff Raff, Vagabon, Jay Som, Allison Crutchfield, and lots more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for February 22, 2017

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This week’s show included songs from Ride, Spoon, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Dirty Projectors, Mac DeMarco, Real Estate, Ryan Adams, a tribute to Kurt Cobain, and more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for February 15, 2017

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The new music wagon train rolls on via BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU. This weeks’ show features songs from New Pornographers, Alex Lahey, El Michaels Affair, Spiral Stairs, Hand Habits, Jay Som, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Vagabon, Julie Byrne and more…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (2/10)

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This week’s Notable Releases include Jesca Hoop’s Sub Pop debut, promising new folk singer Hand Habits, a lively new direction for Sinkane, and more.

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stream Hand Habits’ debut LP ‘Wildly Idle’

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Hand Habits (aka singer/guitarist Meg Duffy) will release her debut album Wildly Idle, next week via Woodsist, but you can stream it right now via Hype Machine. She’s got a delicate, laid back style which makes this a great Sunday Morning type record…

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SXSW announces still more additions to 2017 lineup

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New additions include Mark Eitzel, Frankie Rose, Hand Habits, Meatbodies, Infinity Shred, Protex, Pujol, We Are Wolves, Snail Mail, Mother Falcon, Broncho and more. The music portion of SXSW happens March 13 – 19 in Austin, TX.

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Sharon Van Etten covered Leonard Cohen w/ Kevin Morby, debuted new songs at ACLU/PP benefit show (pics, video)

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Last night’s sold-out benefit for Planned Parenthood and The ACLU also had Beirut, Kevin Morby, Daniel Rossen, and Hand Habits.

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Hand Habits preps new LP for Woodsist (listen), playing ACLU/PP benefit tonight w/ Sharon Van Etten, Kevin Morby & more

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“Wildly Idle feels incredibly intimate, like a secret between her and the listener. It hits soft, like warm water, and before you know it it is all around you – a bath, and Meg’s whisper has made its way inside you.” – Kevin Morby.

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Singles Club: Hand Habits

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Singles Club: Hand Habits

“I’ll tell it to you softly/it’s so terrifying,” sings Meg Duffy (also known as Hand Habits) in a charmingly tentative offering. 

Duffy’s delicate tribute, “Flower Glass,” carries with it the burnished, late afternoon warmth of idyllic autumn days, gently wavering vocals stirring up memories while living and breathing in the here and now. What a very lovely song indeed.     

[posted 12.10.16]

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