Tag Archives: Jonathan Richman

An Allusively Haunting New Album and a Low-Key Neighborhood Gig by Dark Songwriter Jaye Bartell

Source: New York Music Daily

Gothic Americana crooner Jaye Bartell sings in a deadpan but rather guarded baritone. He plays with a ton of reverb on his guitar, whether with a steady clang or more sparsely. His songs don’t typically follow any kind of predictable verse/chorus pattern. On his latest album, In a Time of Trouble, a Wild Exultation – streaming at Bandcamp – he often just vamps along on a couple of major chords, vintage Velvets style. Which has a lulling effect…until he gets to the punchline, or the suspense in his hauntingly imagistic narratives builds to breaking point. Bartell is off on a ...

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a guide to 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend events in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Read our day-by-day guide to the various events taking place around the city on Thanksgiving Weekend.

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Xylouris White prep ‘Mother,’ share “Only Love,” opening for Jonathan Richman in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cretan lute player George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White (of Dirty Three) are back with their third collaborative album, Mother, which will be out January 19 via Bella Union. “Mother is the extension of Goats and Black Peak,” says Xylouris…

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The Kitchen announces 2017 fall season

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The schedule includes a discussion with The Raincoats, a screening of a CBGB film, and live music by Jonathan RIchman (5 nights!), Laurel Halo, Greg Fox, Xylouris White, and more.

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The Growlers ditch Beach Goth, announce new festival in Los Angeles (lineup/tix)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Growlers Six, which happens the weekend before Halloween (October 28 & 29) at the LA Waterfront. As the name implies this is the sixth festival they’re throwing and the lineup includes Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Modest Mouse, Butthole Surfers, Dan Auerback, Danny Brown, Beth Ditto, Bad Brains, Geto Boys, Guided by Voices, Hepcat, Fear, Mike Watt & The Secondmen, Nice as Fuck, Rostam, Jonathan Richman, Fear, and tons more.

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FYF day 2 pics & review (Frank Ocean, ATCQ, Cap’n Jazz, Sleep, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Following day one, day two of FYF Fest had Frank Ocean (joined by Brad Pitt and Alex G), Cap’n Jazz (joined by Devendra Banhart), A Tribe Called Quest (joined by Raphael Saadiq), and more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 12, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

BrooklynVegan Blog Radio airs Wednesdays at noon and midnight on SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) and you can also listen OnDemand with the SiriusXM app.

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FYF Fest 2017 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

LA’s impressive 2017 edition of FYF Fest happens July 21 – 23 at Exposition Park,with Bjork, Missy Elliot, Frank Ocean, Iggy Pop, A Tribe Called Quest, Nine Inch Nails, Solange, Run the Jewels, and tons more…

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‘Baby Driver’ w/ Sky Ferreira, Killer Mike & more in theaters (stream the soundtrack)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: ‘Baby Driver’ writer/director Edgar Write has curated the ‘Heist Society’ film series which is now showing at BAM.

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FYF Fest 2017 day-by-day lineups ++ more acts added

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Missy Elliott and Bjork headline day one; Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest and Erykah Badu headline day two; Nine Inch Nails, Iggy Pop and Solange headline day three. Among the new additions is Kelly Lee Owens’ US debut.

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FYF Fest 2017 lineup (NIN, Bjork, Frank Ocean, Solange, Missy Elliott, Cap’n Jazz, Iggy Pop, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The stacked lineup also includes Erykah Badu, A Tribe Called Quest, Run the Jewels, Flying Lotus, MGMT, Anderson .Paak, Nicolas Jaar, Slowdive, Angel Olsen, and more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for February 1, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s show featured tracks by Future Islands, Mac DeMarco, Pixies, The xx, Cloud Nothings, Bleached, Ty Segall, Sampha, Austra, New Order, Thursday, Pinegrove and more.

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Touche Amore, Kate Tempest, Alvvays, Dead Meadow & more added to Treefort Fest 2017 lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Boise, ID’s Treefort Music Fest has announce more artists for their 2017 lineup. Among the just-announced additions…

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Treefort fest: initial 2017 lineup & tickets

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 lineup includes Mac DeMarco, The Growlers, Bouncing Souls, Deafheaven, Lower Dens, Meat Puppets, and more.

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Andy Warhol not so nice… in clip from rock doc ‘Danny Says’ (which is out today)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Watch a clip where music biz legend Danny Fields recalls being taught party etiquette by Andy Warhol.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Jonathan Richman at Union Transfer, Tinmouth at Johnny Brenda’s, Coal Town Rounders at Bourbon and Branch

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Tonight’s Concert Picks: Jonathan Richman at Union Transfer, Tinmouth at Johnny Brenda’s, Coal Town Rounders at Bourbon and Branch

Jonathan richman | photo courtesy of the artist

Rock and roll roadrunner Jonathan Richman has released heaps of material throughout his musical career, and he plays at Union Transfer tonight to support his new record, Ishkode! Ishkode! Richman is the Modern Lovers, and his gig at UT will surely mix old classics along with new material. Read our interview with Richman here; for tickets and more information, check out the XPN Concert Calendar.

Indie rockers Tinmouth perform tonight at Johnny Brenda’s, where they will be supporting Brooklyn’s High Highs. The band released their debut album Says last year, ...

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How Jonathan Richman – stone-mason, meditator and my personal rock’n’roll hero – became my pen pal

Source: The Key (WXPN)

How Jonathan Richman – stone-mason, meditator and my personal rock’n’roll hero – became my pen pal

Jonathan richman | photo courtesy of the artist

Jonathan Richman will forever be best known, among a certain perennial segment of cool kids, for The Modern Lovers, a collection of disowned demo tapes by his teenage rock band that, depending who you ask, possibly maybe invented punk music.  2016 happens to mark the 40th anniversary of that record’s 1976 release (although it was recorded several years earlier.) 

But it’s hard to imagine an artist less likely to commemorate such a milestone, in today’s customary, backward-gazing fashion.  Richman turned his back on anything resembling punk as we know ...

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia with Andrew Lipke at World Cafe Live, CRUISR at The Fillmore and Jonathan Richman at The Chameleon Club

Source: The Key (WXPN)

South African multi-instrumentalist Andrew Lipke will be performing with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia tonight at World Café Live. This exciting collaboration is part of the Intersect event which aims to celebrate the combination of genres by bringing together the … Continued

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Basia Bulat at Boot and Saddle, Aaron and the Spell at World Cafe Live, Jonathan Richman at Union Transfer and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

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Canadian singer/songwriter Basia Bulat performs at Boot & Saddle tonight. Bulat swings from playing autoharp to guitar to ukulele, and her resonant voice, which manages to be raw yet full, has garnered comparisons to Joni Mitchell and Stevie Nicks. For Bulat’s most recent album, Tall Tall Shadow, she co-produced with Arcade Fire’s Tim Kingsbury, who also played guitar and bass on some of the tracks. Find tickets and more information for the Boot & Saddle performance here. Download her performance of “Tall Tall Shadow” from her recent World Cafe session below.

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Preview tonight’s very special Indie Rock Hit Parade! (and recap last week’s ‘compact’ show)

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Cub Sport | Photo by Liam Kidston

Cub Sport | Photo by Liam Kidston

Tonight, we’ve got perhaps the most exciting, action-packed edition of the Indie Rock Hit Parade in history! Tune in tonight starting at 10 p.m. (after the November edition of Making Time RADio with Dave P) for a full two-hour show that will include these special features and more:

Our very first Indie Rock Hit Parade Live Session with Aussie popsters Cub Sport!

Selections from Arcade Fire’s fantastic new album, Reflektor!

An Indie Rock salute to the late great Lou Reed, featuring Luna, Jonathan Richman and a rare ...

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