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Just Announced: John Prine will be joined by Kurt Vile at Merriam Theater this April

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Just Announced: John Prine will be joined by Kurt Vile at Merriam Theater this April

John Prine | photo by John Kurc | courtesy of artist

Not only will legend John Prine grace the Merriam Theater this spring, he’ll also bring Philly hero Kurt Vile along for the wise ‘n folky party on April 14th.

This year, Prine released a songbook titled John Prine Beyond Words through his own independent label, Oh Boy Records, which featured selected songs from Prine’s catalogue and the stories behind them. Kurt Vile has been rocking his incredible tour with Courtney Barnett, which recently brought an intimate-feeling gig to Philly at Tower Theatre.

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Just Announced: John Prine will be joined by Kurt Vile at Merriam Theater this April

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Just Announced: John Prine will be joined by Kurt Vile at Merriam Theater this April

John Prine | photo by John Kurc | courtesy of artist

Not only will legend John Prine grace the Merriam Theater this spring, he’ll also bring Philly hero Kurt Vile along for the wise ‘n folky party on April 14th.

This year, Prine released a songbook titled John Prine Beyond Words through his own independent label, Oh Boy Records, which featured selected songs from Prine’s catalogue and the stories behind them. Kurt Vile has been rocking his incredible tour with Courtney Barnett, which recently brought an intimate-feeling gig to Philly at Tower Theatre.

Tickets for the show go ...

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Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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#3 is the U2 album that isn’t even out yet. Can you guess #1 and #2?

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Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2017

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As usual, Uncut‘s list has some similarities to their sister publication MOJO, but they have some other surprises in store too.

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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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John Cale played ‘VU & Nico’ at BAM w/ AnCo, MGMT, Kurt Vile, Oh Sees & more (videos, setlist)

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Joined by Animal Collective, MGMT, Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio), Connan Mockasin, Caroline Polacheck (Chairlift), Thee Oh Sees, Kurt Vile, and Sky Ferreira, John Cale played all of ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ and half of ‘White Light/White Heat.’

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Animal Collective, Kurt Vile, Oh Sees & more joining John Cale for ‘Velvet Underground & Nico’ shows at BAM

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Sky Ferreira, Connan Mockasin, MGMT, Tunde Adebimpe and Caroline Polachek are also on the bill.

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile played a collaborative Beacon Theatre show (pics)

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Backed by an all-star backing band, The Sea Lice, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile played a combination of original material from the new album Lotta Sea Lice, covers of each other’s work, and other covers, including one of opener Jen Cloher’s songs, “Fear Is Like a Forest.”

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

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For our first SiriusXMU Blog Radio show of November, we played a bunch of brand new songs from the likes of US Girls, Fever Ray, Protomartyr, King Krule, Bjork, Julien Baker and more, plus songs ripped from BV headlines (Nick Cave, Sonic Youth, Chance the Rapper, Mazzy Star, and more)…

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile @ Chicago’s Rockefeller Chapel (pics, setlist)

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile are currently on tour in support of their collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice, and they just wrapped up a three-night stay in Chicago…

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile take Lotta Sea Lice to the seaside for Pitchfork Live

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile take Lotta Sea Lice to the seaside for Pitchfork Live

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile | photo by Danny Cohen | courtesy of the artist

The powerhouse collab that is Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile released their album Lotta Sea Lice earlier this month, and now we can watch a live performance of the duo’s chill and laid-back songs right where they belong — by the seaside. Hometown favorite Vile and Melbourne, Australia’s Barnett teamed up with Pitchfork Live to record a full 50-minute set comprised of their collaborative songs from the new album and some of each artist’s own solo work.

The video was filmed on the picturesque beaches of Malibu, California and provides ...

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Desert Daze 2017 Friday pics (Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Ty Segall, more)

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The 2017 edition of Desert Daze began on took place earlier this month at the Institute of Mentalphysics in Joshua Tree, CA. Things got underway proper Friday, October 13…

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for October 11, 2017

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Lots of brand new music on this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU, including songs from St. Vincent, Belle & Sebastian, Django Django, No Age, Prettiest Eyes, tUnE-yArDs, Sleigh Bells and more.

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Desert Daze fest announces 2017 set times

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Desert Daze takes place this weekend in Joshua Tree, CA with performances by Iggy Pop, Spiritualized, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Sleep (performing Holy Mountain), Unknown Mortal Orchestra, John Cale, Ty Segall, BADBADNOTGOOD, Panda Bear, Hope Sandoval, Eagles Of Death Metal, King Gizzard, Thurston Moore, The Make-Up, Ariel Pink, Liars, and tons more.

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Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett made a playlist of their favorite duets (listen)

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Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett‘s album of duets, Lotta Sea Lice, is out in two weeks (10/13) and in anticipation of that, the pair made a Spotify playlist of some of their all-time favorite duets. Their list includes Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty‘s “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around,” Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell‘s “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”…

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile provide comfort and compassion with their new single, “Continental Breakfast”

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile provide comfort and compassion with their new single, “Continental Breakfast”

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile | photo by Danny Cohen | courtesy of the artist

Indie singer-songwriter heavyweights Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile have returned with another teaser of their upcoming collaborative album, Lotta Sea Lice, coming out October 13th. The new “Continental Breakfast” is a worthy follow-up to Barnett and Vile’s lead single “Over Everything”; their vocal chemistry is great and they exhibit an ability to mix back and forth lyrical dialogue with seamless harmony-based choruses. Both artists have established themselves as two of the more influential songwriters in the indie rock scene, so this album is shaping up to be a tour ...

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17 anticipated indie rock albums of fall 2017

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A lot of the albums we had been anticipating for this year have since come out, and here’s 17 more dropping this fall that we can’t wait to hear.

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Watch Kurt Vile cover John Prine for Beyond Words

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Watch Kurt Vile cover John Prine for Beyond Words

Kurt Vile | still from video

In the grand scheme of American music, of influential musicians and genre-leaders, John Prine is undeniably one of the greats. The living legend recently published an autobiography titled Beyond Words: John Prine’s American Songbook on his Oh Boy Records label that is filled with memorabilia and stories from his childhood to the beginnings of his prolific career as a singer-songwriter, as well as original handwritten lyrics of some of his most famous songs.

The magnitude of the Americana-folk-country singer’s influence is clear, as next-gen (or much-later-gen) musicians come forward to celebrate John Prine. At this year’s ...

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

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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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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 5, 2017

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On today’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio, we’re peppering our playlist of new music (from the likes of Arcade Fire, Panda Bear, War on Drugs, St. Vincent, Liars and more) with a few Grateful Dead covers as a tip of the hat to Dead & Co’s recent shows in NYC and Chicago.

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Desert Daze 2017 lineup additions: Panda Bear, John Cale, The Make-Up, Liars & more

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The 2017 edition of Desert Daze happens October 12 – 15 at The Institute of Mentalphysics in Joshua Tree, CA.

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