Tag Archives: Jack Antonoff

review: St. Vincent’s ‘MASSEDUCTION’ is a thrilling, personal reinvention (stream it)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The songs on MASSEDUCTION have room to breathe in a way St. Vincent songs never really have before, and this is some of her most human-sounding music ever.

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St. Vincent shares “Pills” from new album

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Pills” is perhaps the craziest song on St. Vincent’s upcoming album, and it features Kamasi Washington, Jenny Lewis, TDE’s Sounwave, Jack Antonoff, and more.

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Brian Fallon, Titus Andronicus, & more playing Bleachers’ Asbury Park fest

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jack Antonoff’s annual one-day Jersey festival Shadow of the City returns in September to Asbury Park’s Stone Pony Summer Stage.

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The National donating online proceeds to ACLU, Planned Parenthood, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Count The National as one of many artists that are donating to various civil liberties causes in the wake of Donald Trump’s election…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/23)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include sludge metal legends Neurosis, heart-on-sleeve Paul Westerberg disciples Beach Slang, R&B shapeshifter How to Dress Well, and more.

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How to Dress Well announces new album & tour, shares “Lost Youth / Lost You”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

How to Dress Well (aka Tom Krell) will release his new album Care on September 23 via Weird World / Domino. It’s got a pretty interesting guest of co-producers, from alt-pop guy Jack Antonoff (Bleachers, fun., Taylor Swift, etc) to Night Bus guy CFCF to Jamaican dancehall artist Dre Skull to experimental Canadian composer Kara-Lis Coverdale

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Win tickets to Shadow of the City Festival featuring The 1975, BORNS, Carly Rae Jepsen, and more

Source: Rock On Philly

Spring is in the air and summer festival season is just around the corner. While many are making the trek to multi-day, destination festivals, there are plenty of cool local options to explore as well. One such option is the Shadow of the City Festival on June 18th in Seaside Heights, NJ.

Founded by Grammy award-winning musician, Jack Antonoff, the lineup for this year includes: The 1975, Børns, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hana, Shamir, Bishop Briggs, Frnkiero and the Cellabration, and last but certainly not least, Antonoff’s first band, Steel Train. 

Now in its second year, Antonoff says ...

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Grimes & Bleachers – “Entropy”

Source: Ryme et Reason

Grimes has been busy since she released her last album. This new song “Entropy” is from her collaboration with Lena Dunham‘s sweetheart Jack Antonoff, who they say is the next big thing. I’ll believe it when I see it. He’s… Continue Reading

Bleachers: Strange Desire

Source: Short and Sweet NYC » Music

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Strange Desire
(RCA)

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Bleachers is the side project of Jack Antonoff, widely known as the guitarist of fun. (and for dating Lena Dunham). His debut, Strange Desire, is packed with ’80s synth rock  influences, lyrics that sound as if they’re lifted straight from a diary page, and the song of the summer.

Throughout the album you’ll hear guitar riffs reminiscent of The Cure, modulated synth lines similar to Duran Duran, and echoing vocals modeled after Tears For Fears; it nearly sounds like you’re listening to a soundtrack from a John Hughes movie. With production tricks from John Hill ...

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Bleachers and Grimes (both playing MIA Festival 8/30 & 8/31) collaborate on new track, “Take Me Away”

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Bleachers, the solo project of fun.’s Jack Antonoff, has been attracting attention with poppy hooks and ’80s-injected melodies on his 11-track debut LP, Strange Desire. One track in particular, “Take Me Away,” stands apart as a dreamy cyber-hop tune that … Continued

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Bleachers – I Wanna Get Better (RAC Mix)

Source: All Things Go

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Here’s a pick-me-up for a post-Memorial Day Tuesday that feels like it’s moving like molasses: RAC‘s take on Bleachers‘ “I Wanna Get Better.” It’s not summer, yet, but this remix pushes us in the right direction. Not ever an invasive remix artist, RAC’s André Allen Anjos stays close to Jack Antonoff‘s anthemic, catchy original, adding just a little more technicolor, a little more kick. Bleachers’ debut is out next month via RCA. Until then stream this track below and dream of sunshine.

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Introducing: Bleachers

Source: All Things Go

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Jack Antonoff (of fun. and Steel Train fame) expands his prolific portfolio with new project Bleachers. His debut track “I Wanna Get Better” is both massive and homemade in sound, and borrows from all of Antonoff’s pop experiences since those Drive Thru days. And yes, he manages to show off his guitar chops with a firework-launching solo. Give “I Wanna Get Better” a listen below.

STREAM: Bleachers – “I Wanna Get Better”

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