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Miguel: War & Leisure

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War & Leisure
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Miguel: War & Leisure

Miguel’s War & Leisure starts of with “Criminal,” a track that rocks. It’s simultaneously heavy and light, and an irreverent ode to a perfect romantic match. Rick Ross’ verse is both unexpected and unnecessary, but this intro track leads smoothly into the next.

“Pineapple Skies” brings on the Prince influence and comparisons. This track lives up to its title with upbeat rhythms as Miguel shows off his vocal power.

The chorus of “Sky Walker” (“I’m Luke Skywalking on these haters”) is playful, cocky, and carefree, and Travis Scott’s verse fits into this trap flavored, but ...

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Notable Releases of the Week (12/15)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include the conclusion of Brockhampton’s ‘Saturation’ trilogy, PacNW indie rock newcomers Special Explosion, the return of N.E.R.D., and more.

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The Best Albums of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our critics picked St. Vincent and Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole, Julien Baker and Taylor Swift, Nicole Mitchell and Tyshawn Sorey — and many more.

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Notable Releases of the Week (12/1)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Glassjaw’s first album in 15 years, Chris Stapleton’s second album of 2017, Miguel, and more.

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Made in America 2017 Saturday pics (J. Cole, Solange, Migos, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of Made in America Festival kicked off on a rainy Saturday (9/2) this Labor Day weekend with sets from J. Cole, Solange, Stormzy, Vic Mensa, Migos, Sampha, Cardi B, Francis and the Lights, Lizzo, Rapsody, and more.

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Made In America 2017 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tigers Jaw vs Run the Jewels and Japanese Breakfast vs Pusha T are among the conflicts at this weekend’s Philly festival.

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J Cole joined Kendrick in Detroit (watch), hitting NYC w/ Anderson Paak & J.I.D soon

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kendrick Lamar is currently on The DAMN. Tour, and he had a big surprise in store at last night’s (7/26) Detroit stop…

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Anderson .Paak opening J Cole tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

J Cole just wrapped up the first leg of his tour supporting last year’s 4 Your Eyez Only, and after a short break, he’ll begin the second leg in July. He since revealed that Anderson .Paak, who made not one but two of the best albums of 2016, will support on several dates…

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Heavyhitters Jay Z and J. Cole join Solange, Sampha, Lizzo and more at Made In America 2017

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Heavyhitters Jay Z and J. Cole join Solange, Sampha, Lizzo and more at Made In America 2017

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Christmas comes only once a year? False. See: Made in America announcement day. Philadelphia’s Labor Day party is back for another round, and with the announcement of this year’s lineup, we imagine the entire city is excited.

Headlining performances from Jay Z (obviously), J.Cole and The Chainsmokers top of the list of 50+ artists, with featured performances from Run The Jewels, Solange, Lizzo, SamphaMigos, and a heck of a lot more. The local scene is also well represented, as PNB RockBeach Slang, Mannequin Pussy and Queen of Jeans ...

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Made in America Fest 2017 lineup/tix: Jay Z, Solange, Migos, Run the Jewels, Little Dragon & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of the Made in America Festival takes place Labor Day Weekend at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia

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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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The Playlist: Arcade Fire and Gorillaz Return, With Money and Power on Their Minds

Source: New York Times » Music

Our pop critics on the week’s most important new songs, from Diamanda Galás’s “O Death”” to J Cole’s “High for Hours.”

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Tiny Engines bands’ top LPs of 2016 (Signals Midwest, Look Mexico, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also check out lists from label co-founder Will Miller and label employee Karl Kuehn (who fronts Museum Mouth).

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Drive-By Trucker Patterson Hood’s Favorite Music of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

He also has some book and movie recommendations.

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The Meadows fest Saturday pics (J Cole, Grimes, Savages, Kamasi & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

J Cole, Grimes, Savages, Kamasi Washington, Sylvan Esso, Damien Marley and more played the first day of inaugural NYC music festival The Meadows (but not The Weeknd).

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The Meadows 2016, Day 1 in Photos

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Photos of the bands are coming soon, but check out these shots of the venue and people.

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