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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 nominees: Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Kate Bush, Judas Priest, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Talking about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year, Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien said: “But if you ask me what I’d rather be doing that night, I’d rather be sitting at home in front of the fire or going to a gig.”

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Radiohead, Nina Simone and Kate Bush Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

Source: New York Times » Music

The shortlist for 2018 also includes Rage Against the Machine, Bon Jovi, LL Cool J, Judas Priest and more.

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The Meadows 2017 Saturday pics (Gorillaz, M.I.A., Erykah Badu, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Special guests from Gorillaz, LL Cool J, and Future, as well as sets from M.I.A., Erykah Badu, Tory Lanez, TV on the Radio, A-Trak, Antibalas, Big Boi, BadBadNotGood, Flatbush Zombies, Dams of the West, and more at The Meadows on Saturday.

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LL Cool J performed with ATCQ, DMC, Grandmaster Flash at The Meadows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

LL Cool J’s guest filled set at The Meadows included an appearance from members of A Tribe Called Quest, as well as DMC, Grandmaster Flash, and The Furious Five members Melle Mel and Scorpio.

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12 New York acts to see at The Meadows (and a chance to win tickets!)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC festival The Meadows reps its hometown hard. We’ve made a list of 12 New York acts to see on their home turf at the fest this weekend.

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ACL Fest weekend 2 day 2 pics (Kendrick, Conor Oberst, Anderson Paak & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

LL Cool J, Khruangbin, Margaret Glaspy, Joey Purp and more also played…

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ACL Fest weekend 1, day 2 in pics: Kendrick Lamar, AlunaGeorge, Andrew Bird & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: pics of Schoolboy Q, LL Cool J, Andra Day Kamaiyah, Lucy Dacus, and more.

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ACL Fest is the theme of this week’s BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This year’s Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) is gearing up for weekend number two (October 7-9). Once again, it is happening at Zilker Park in Austin,Texas. Like Coachella, when throwing a festival over the course of two weekends, promoters need to make sure the bill is packed, not only with big name headliners that could potentially draw repeat attendees, but the “undercard” has to be on point, as well…

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Austin City Limits Festival announces 2016 lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Kendrick Lamar, Willie Nelson & many more.

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Kanye West, Andre 3000, members of A Tribe Called Quest & more pay tribute to Phife at the Apollo

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The late Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest was paid tribute at The Apollo last night (4/5) by some pretty major guests, including Kanye West. (Tribe’s final shows were opening for Kanye.) He gave a speech, and here it is…

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Mr. Softee: Hip Hop’s Least Hard Moments

Source: All Things Go

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Hip hop’s storied history of macho posturing and chest-thumping braggadocio is unrivaled in pop music; there’s no genre that values “hardness” quite as much. So when its champions decide to…explore their softer sides, it can make for jarring, hilarious, and sometimes quietly subversive cultural moments. 50 Cent has been crowned the softie du jour these past 24 hours (although he already had it coming), but his wayward pitch has got us wondering: what are the softest moments in hip hop history? We included our top ones below. Let us know what else should be added to this list in ...

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The Best and Worst of the Live GRAMMY Nominations Concert

Source: Rock On Philly

The 2014 Grammy nominations (well, some of them) were announced December 6th on CBS during the one-hour live concert special “The GRAMMY Nominations Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night.” The broadcast seemed to be less about the nominations and more about the live music, but the performances were pretty underwhelming, the production was a pretty sloppy, and overall it was not nearly exciting enough to warrant the two exclamation points in the show’s title.

The show started off with a lot of energy thanks to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who worked the crowd effortlessly while performing their megahit ...

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