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New York Fashion Week Parties: Lil Yachty, Pusha T, Cam’ron & more

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New York Fashion Week returns for its Fall/Winter 2018 season, and with it a plethora of special events, parties, and some appearances from notable musicians – if you can get into them.

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Essence Festival 2018 lineup (Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, more)

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This year’s lineup was curated by The Roots, and includes Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Snoop Dogg, Kelela, Miguel, dvsn, Idris Elba, and more.

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SXSW 2018 adds more artists (Kelela, Kyle Craft, Todd Rundgren & more)

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Another round of SXSW 2018 artists have been announced

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Governors Ball reveals 2018 day-by-day lineups

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Day one has Jack White, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more; day two has The Gaslight Anthem (playing ‘The 59 Sound’), Japandroids, Manchester Orchestra, The Menzingers, and more; day three has Eminem, N.E.R.D., and more.

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Governors Ball reveal James Blake on 2018 lineup

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The hidden name on the NYC festival’s 2018 lineup turned out to be James Blake.

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Just Announced: Kelela will headline the TLA next month

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Just Announced: Kelela will headline the TLA next month

Kelela | photo by Daniel Sannwald | courtesy of the artist

R&B / electropop singer and songwriter Kelela impressed us twice last year: first with an early afternoon appearance at the Made In America Festival, and later with the release of Take Me Apart, one of our Top 15 Albums of 2017.

Of the record, our Rob Huff wrote:

A masterclass in tension and release, it cuts to the feeling of finally knowing what you want, in love and in life, and not being willing to wait for it anymore. And it expresses that with a determination and ...

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Kelela expands tour, playing Irving Plaza before Coachella & GovBall

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kelela, who released one of our favorite albums of 2017, has already been announced for some major 2018 festivals including Coachella and NYC’s Governors Ball, and she has since added more tour dates…

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Best of 2017: Will Eastman’s Picks

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Best Remix The xx, “On Hold (Jamie xx Remix)” Jamie xx’s grasp of emotive song craft is indisputable, yet he always seems to shine brightest on the dance floor when remixing his own music. The greatest dance music is simple and appeals across genres. Add a dollop of emotion and Jamie has the recipe for something

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Best of 2017: Yvette Bailhache’s Picks

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Best Remix Snacks, “Order To The Senses (Kornél Kovács Remix)” When Berlin and Stockholm collided musically, it was pure magic. German producer Kornèl Kovács flipped “Order To The Senses” — a lovely house track by the Swedish duo Snacks — into one of the sexiest and addictive deep house jams of 2017. Honorable Mentions Men I Trust,

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Best of 2017: Kristina Westernik’s Picks

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Best Remix Kesha, “Praying (Oliver Nelson remix)” Swedish producer Oliver Nelson has a knack for making remixes sound even better than the original. If you like what you hear, stay tuned for an exclusive Blisspop interview with him ahead of his US tour. For fans of nu-disco bangers. Best LP/EP Tame Impala, Currents B-sides & Remixes Perhaps it

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Governors Ball 2018 Lineup Announced

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Eminem, Jack White, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Travis Scott get top billing at this year’s Governors Ball which takes place June 1 – 3 in NYC.

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Coachella 2018 Lineup Announced

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The two weekends of Coachella happen April 13 – 15 and April 20 – 22.

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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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SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

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

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Our Journalists Share Their Most Memorable Interviews of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Times reporters reflect on the conversations that stuck with them long after their assignments ended.

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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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Pitchfork’s 100 Best Songs of 2017

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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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Pandora names Phoebe Bridgers, Kelela & more “artists to watch in 2018″

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Like last year, Pandora have followed their “Top Thumb Hundred” of 2017 list with their 25 artists to watch in 2018 list. It’s mostly heavy on pop, rap, and R&B…

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Complex’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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As always, Complex’s list is heaviest on rap and R&B, so it makes room for great rap albums that you might not see on the big multi-genre lists.

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The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

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The Quietus’ Albums of the Year 2017

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Always one of the most unique year-end lists, UK site The Quietus have just revealed their Albums of the Year 2017. At #1 is Peasant by modern British Folk singer Richard Dawson.

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Gorilla Vs Bear’s favorite albums of 2017

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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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The FADER’s 101 top songs of 2017

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As usual, the list is heavy on rap and R&B, but there’s some other stuff in there too, like Phoebe Bridgers at #2!

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Bjork shares new flute-heavy DJ mix with new music from ‘Utopia’

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The mix features Arca, Steve Reich, Kelela and more. “it is most definitely flute and air themed and perhaps reveals the sonic environment my ears were in last year.” – Bjork.

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Rough Trade Shops’ Top 100 LPs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s officially End-of-the-Year list season as Rough Trade Shops — always first out of the gate — have announced their Top 100 Albums of 2017…

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