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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/22)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Phoebe Bridgers’ must-hear debut album, Rapsody’s long-awaited sophomore album, Chelsea Wolfe’s latest triumph, and more.

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Afropunk 2017 Saturday pics (Solange, Soul II Soul, Little Simz, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Afropunk Festival kicked off its 2017 edition at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park on Saturday (8/26) with beautiful weather and a stacked lineup, including Solange, Soul II Soul, Macy Gray, Sampha, Sinkane, KING, Serpentwithfeet, and Little Simz.

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Afropunk 2017 set times (Macy Gray vs Thundercat, SZA vs Soul II Soul)

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Sunday is mostly free of notable conflicts, but you’ll have to make some decisions on Saturday. Fortunately Solange’s set only conflicts with a DJ set.

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listen to Jazmine Sullivan’s new song for ‘Insecure’ (and the great S1 soundtrack)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

HBO’s ‘Insecure’ always has incredible music, thanks to music supervisor Kier Lehman, the show’s composer Raphael Saadiq, and the show’s creator, co-writer and star Issa Rae. Season one also featured Solange as a music consultant.

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Solange officially playing Afropunk; Thundercat adds 2nd BK Steel show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Now that her co-headlining set at NYC festival Panorama is behind her, Solange has officially been confirmed for Brooklyn’s Afropunk Festival

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

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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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III Points Festival: 2017 lineup & tickets (Gorillaz, The xx, Nicolas Jaar & more)

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III Points Music, Art & Technology Festival takes place October 13 – 15 in Miami, FL.

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FORM Arcosanti fest releases free mixtape (Mitski, HEALTH, Father John Misty & more) ++ daily schedule

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of Hundred Waters’ festival, FORM Arcosanti, is coming up, happening May 12 – 14 with performances from Solange, James Blake, Future Islands, Father John Misty, Thundercat, Mitski, Chelsea Wolfe, Skrillex, S U R V I V E, Tycho, Deafheaven and more.

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Afropunk 2017 lineup (Mary J Blige, Soul II Soul, Dizzee Rascal, Sampha, Thundercat, more)

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This year’s Afropunk Festival has a St. Heron Stage (Solange’s label), a Kaytranada & Friends Stage, and tons more.

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Moogfest expands 2017 lineup (Flying Lotus, Animal Collective, Gotye, more)

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The 2017 Moogfest lineup includes Flying Lotus, Animal Collective, Gotye, Suzanne Ciani, Derrick May, 808 State, Jessy Lanza, Simian Mobile Disco, Moor Mother, Syrinx, Visible Cloaks, Princess Nokia, Pye Corner Audio, Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein of S U R V I V E, and more.

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Hundred Waters announce 2017 FORM Arcosanti lineup (James Blake, Solange, Future Islands, Deafheaven, more)

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The fest also includes Skrillex, Father John Misty, The Hotelier, Chelsea Wolfe, HEALTH, Mitski, Noname, Mount Eerie, and more.

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Pickathon 2017 lineup: Charles Bradley, Dinosaur Jr, Drive-By Truckers, more

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The lineup also includes Deer Tick, Ty Segall, Dungen, Jonathan Richman, Robyn Hitchock, Pinegrove, Xenia Rubinos, KING, and still much more.

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The Guardian’s Top 40 Albums of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As always, the UK publication gradually rolls out its end-of-year list, and now the whole thing is here.

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Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

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Both Knowles sisters are in the top 3. Can you guess which one is #1?

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John Darnielle’s Top 10 of 2016 & more ++ a Merge Records Holiday Sale

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The Mountain Goats frontman and author highlights a diverse list of 2016 releases from electronic to metal to hip hop and more.

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The Quietus names its Albums Of The Year 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In a see of samey year-end list, you can always count on UK based site The Quietus to come up with something different

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Pitchfork’s Top Pop & R&B Albums of 2016

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The definition of “pop and R&B” continues to blur, which is how Olga Bell and Beyonce can end up on a list that highlights the same genre.

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Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2016

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The “Top Albums of 2016” lists keep coming…

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Gene Ween & Scott Ian playing Zeppelin w/ John Medeski; Wood is in the hospital; Dean Ween on tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There’s a cool event going down this December for NYC-based Zeppelin fans (which is certainly a broad group of people). The Zeppelin Bowl tribute goes down at Brooklyn Bowl on December 28 with a great lineup that includes Gene Ween, Scott Ian and John Medeski, with several more guests promised to be announced later…

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2016 records overlooked by Pitchfork (according to Pitchfork)

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Like they do every year, Pitchfork uses the mid-year period to put out their list of Overlooked Albums of the year. The 2016 list includes Pinegrove, YG, KING, Steve Gunn, Stereolab offshoot Cavern of Anti-Matter, Kaytranada, Lil Uzi Vert and more.

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Cymande touring the US around Bonnaroo, playing two NYC shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

British psychedelic soul/funk legends Cymande returned last year with their first new album since 1981. This year they’ll tour the US, including Bonnaroo, a free NYC show with KING, another (not free) NYC show with Sinkane, and more.

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2016 free Central Park Summerstage shows (Feelies, UMO, Empress Of, Cymande, Kamasi, King Sunny Ade, more)

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Also: McCoy Tyner, Indigo Girls, Mbongwana Star, the Rock Steady Crew anniversary, La Femme, KING, Orlando Julius, Rodrigo Amarante, Boogarins, GoldLink, and still many more.

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SummerStage announces 2016 free show lineup: Feelies, Public Enemy, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Indigo Girls & lots more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Neon Indian, psychedelic soul legends Cymande with KING, DJ Kool Herc, the annual Duck Down BBQ, Kamasi Washington, Blonde Redhead, Chairlift, Just Blaze and many more.

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