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Monterey Pop screenings, photo exhibit & more Summer of Love stuff

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Catch the restored documentary in a theater near you, head to Morrison Hotel Gallery to check out a photo exhibit, and read a recap of a recent Q&A with D.A. Pennebaker. Also: watch Michelle Phillips play “California Dreamin'” at Monterey Pop 50 with The Head and the Heart.

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1967’s best rock bands still touring (The Who, Dead, Beatles, Clapton, Floyd, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A companion guide to our list of the 50 Best Psychedelic Rock Albums of the Summer of Love. Catch one of the many great artists still playing clubs and stadiums in 2017….

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The 50 best psychedelic rock albums of the Summer of Love

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Monterey Pop Fest and the Summer of Love, here are the 50 best psychedelic rock records of 1967, from Jefferson Airplane to Love to the Bee Gees to Pink Floyd to Donovan, and yes, The Beatles.

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watch John Cale, The Kills, Gruff Rhys, Wild Beasts, Clinic & more play ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ in Liverpool

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 50th Anniversary tribute to the first Velvet Underground happened as part of Liverpool Sound City festival. Cale will hold similar concerts this fall in NYC.

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Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The “Top Albums of 2016” lists keep coming…

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Nick Cave, John Cale, Donovan, Beck & more pay tribute to Leonard Cohen

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Cat Stevens, Judy Collins, Elton John, Questlove, Win Butler & more

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Velvet Underground news: a special John Cale show, Nico biopic, Andrew Bird+Matt Berninger covered Perfect Day & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: check out Andrew Bird and Matt Berninger’s cover of Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day,” and also a Nico biopic is coming.

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Pop Montreal reveals full 2016 lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2016 edition of Pop Montreal happens September 21 – 25 at venues all over the city. It’s the 15th anniversary of the festival and they’ve just announced the finalized lineup…

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XPN MusicNotes: Stream The Beatles Anthology tonight, watch John Cale Play The Velvet Underground with Animal Collective and The Libertines

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN MusicNotes:  Stream The Beatles Anthology tonight, watch John Cale Play The Velvet Underground with Animal Collective and The LibertinesThe Beatles Anthology Volumes 1-3 will finally be available for streaming tonight at midnight.

The collections were originally released as CDs in 1995 and 1996 and have been remastered at Abbey Road Studios by the same team who remastered Beatles albums in 2009. The Beatles, one of the last holdouts in the streaming wars, released their catalog on all major music streaming services this past Christmas Eve. Tonight’s midnight streaming release of Anthology Volumes 1-3 also inclduies: three chronological collections of rare Beatles recordings (including outtakes and alternate versions) that were originally released on CD in 1995 and 1996. All ...

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John Cale performing VU’s debut LP in Paris with Animal Collective & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Animal Collective, Mark Lanegan, members of the LIbertines and many others to help VU member John Cale play the classic album in full.

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XPN MusicNotes: Check out Pitchfork’s guide to new music for winter 2016: Jeff Buckley, David Bowie, MIA and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

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2016 will bring new releases from dozens of artists. Take a look at Pitchfork’s guide to fresh music coming this winter.

January:

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David Bowie: ★ [Columbia]
Hinds: Leave Me Alone [Mom & Pop/Lucky Number]
Joseph Trapanese: Straight Outta Compton: Original Motion Picture Score [Universal]
Various Artists: Straight Outta Compton OST [Capitol]

01-15

7 Year Bitch: Live at Moe [MOE]
Anderson.Paak: Malibu [OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club/EMPIRE]
Daughter: Not to Disappear [Glassnote]
Keys N Krates: Midnite Mass EP [Dim Mak]
Lycus: Chasms [Relapse]
Various Artists: Rubble Kings: The Album [Mass Appeal] [compilation]
Wall: Wall EP [Wharf Cat]
Witchcraft: Nucleus [Nuclear Blast]

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Adrien Reju Takes Our Breath Away on ‘Strange Love and The Secret Language’

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image, Album Art courtesy of the Artist

What do you think of when it comes to love songs? Does “It’s Gonna Be Me” by N*SYNC pop into your head? Or does something like Foreigner’s “I Want to Know What Love Is” or Beyonce’s “Crazy In Love” seem more fitting? Well, singer/songwriter and Philly-affiliate Adrien Reju has compiled an album of tracks and covers that aren’t your ordinary love songs.

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Strange Love and The Secret Language, released today through Zip Records, is a calm, folky compilation of original songs and covers of unconventional love songs by artists, including David Bowie ...

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The Velvet Underground – I’m Not A Young Man Anymore

Source: All Things Go

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With the recent passing of Lou Reed, it’s easy to assume that a previously unreleased song by The Velvet Underground must be an attempt to cash in on his presence in the public psyche. Actually, Reed and John Cale had already been putting together the special 45th anniversary addition of White Light/White Heat and chosen to include “I”m Not A Young Man Anymore,” the live track that they had supposedly only played a single time. For completionists and casual fans alike, the song is a good addition to an already sterling catalogue and an enjoyable listen. The humming bass and ...

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