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20 Best New(ish) Artists of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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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BrooklynVegan’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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From Perfume Genius to Kendrick Lamar to Power Trip to Julien Baker, here are our 50 favorite albums of 2017.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for December 20, 2017

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On this week’s show we look back at 2017 with songs from LCD Soundsystem, Glassjaw, Vince Staples, Bjork, King Krule, The National, The Feelies, Kendrick Lamar, Slowdive and tons more.

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SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Usual suspects like Kendrick, SZA, and Lorde, and some more surprising stuff too.

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Pitchfork’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

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Drake, Lana Del Rey, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Lorde, Julien Baker, Bjork, Fever Ray & more crack Pitchfork’s 50 best albums of 2017 list.

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Nadia Reid made her NYC debut w/ Suno Deko, Julie Byrne & John Andrews (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

New Zealand’s folky Nadia Reid released her excellent sophomore album Preservation earlier this year, and she just made her NYC debut last night (12/10) at Brooklyn’s gorgeous Park Church Co-Op…

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Pitchfork’s 100 Best Songs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kendrick Lamar appears on the list four times, including at #2 for “DNA.”… can you guess who beats him for #1?

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Kevin Morby tells us about his 10 favorite albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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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Nadia Reid making NYC debut after shows with Julie Byrne (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Earlier this year, New Zealand bare-bones folk singer Nadia Reid released her sophomore album Preservation, the followup to 2015’s Listen to Formation, Look for the Signs. It’s a gorgeous, instantly-great album…

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MOJO’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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Best of the Year Season continues, having begun last week with Rough Trade Shops’ list

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Big Ears 2018 lineup (GY!BE, Diamanda Galas, Bonnie Billy, Gas, Four Tet, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The awesome lineup also includes Jenny Hval, Juana Molina, Julie Byrne, Kelly Lee Owens, Laurel Halo, Lightning Bolt, Rostam, Sam Amidon, Steve Gunn, and still much more.

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Julie Byrne, Maria Usbeck & more playing Likeminds conference in Fishkill, NY

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Likeminds “brings together creative individuals from an array of disciplines for speakers during the day, music at night, incredible food, all you can drink beer/wine, yoga, swimming at the lake, and a site-specific pop-up shop.“

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Vagabon assembles special band for free NY show, playing Pitchfork Paris Avant Garde (lineups)

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Vagabon’s free NYC show this week has her backed by members of Mitski’s band, Mutual Benefit, Phantom Posse, and more.

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Steve Gunn on tour: West Coast w/ Heron Oblivion; Brooklyn w/ Julie Byrne & more

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Steve’s tour includes a free show in LA, Pickathon (where he’ll play four sets), and a free show in Philly with J Mascis.

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Julie Byrne played a church with Your Friend (pics), added to Summer Thunder

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Folk singer Julie Byrne released her gorgeous new album Not Even Happiness earlier this year, and she’s been playing a lot of shows in support of it. She just wrapped up a run with Kurt Vile, including a benefit show on Long Island (pics), and the day after that…

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Kurt Vile expands tour with Courtney Barnett, played Shine A Light (pics)

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Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett added NJ and DC shows to their collaborative tour (BrooklynVegan presale for the NJ show). Also check out pics of Kurt’s recent ‘Shine A Light’ benefit show with Julie Byrne.

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FORM Arcosanti 2017 in pics (Solange, James Blake, Skrillex, Father John Misty, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Hundred Waters‘ fourth annual FORM Arcosanti festival went down this past weekend (May 12-14) in Arizona. This year, Hundred Waters co-curated the lineup with Moses Sumney, and it boasted tons of impressive names…

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Folkadelphia Session: Julie Byrne

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Folkadelphia Session: Julie Byrne

Photo by Jonathon Bouknight

Julie Byrne‘s flawless new album Not Even Happiness is about travel, transition, journeys, and discovery. On the first track “Follow My Voice,” she leaves behind the city for the light, the sky, and the green and on “Sleepwalker,” which you can hear as part of our in-studio session, she “crossed the country and…carried no key.” Byrne is nomadic, but she treats it like destiny, as on “I Live Now As a Singer,” where she describes how she has “dragged my life across the country and wondered if travel led me anywhere.” She sings with an ...

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Waking Windows 2017: lineup and tickets for Vermont & Detroit editions

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Vermont edition includes Real Estate, Dan Deacon, !!! (Chk Chk Chk), Pond, Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief and more; Detroit’s Waking Windows has Car Seat Headrest, Whitney, Priests, Mount Eerie, Julie Byrne, Deradoorian and more.

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watch Kevin Morby & Waxahatchee cover Everclear’s “Santa Monica” ++ pics from NJ with Julie Byrne

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) and Kevin Morby played some solo shows together, and ended the run last night in Baltimore where they teamed up to cover Everclear’s 1995 hit “Santa Monica.”

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Weyes Blood & Julie Byrne played Music Hall of Williamsburg (pics, review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Before Weyes Blood took the stage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg stop of her tour last night (3/30), a cloaked man came out and lit the dark room with two candelabras…

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