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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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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Luna share video for cover of The Cure’s “Fire in Cairo” starring Rose McGowan

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Luna have made a video for their take on The Cure’s “Fire in Cairo” which is from their forthcoming covers album, A Sentimental Education. Directed with a ’60s black and white style by Keven McAlester, the video doubles as a cinéma vérité short about actress and singer Rose McGowan

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17 anticipated indie rock albums of fall 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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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Luna share Mink DeVille cover from upcoming LP (listen), expand tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Luna have two new records coming out this year — an EP of instrumentals and an LP of covers — and they’ve just shared one of the covers, their take on Mink DeVille obscurity “Let Me Dream If I Want To”…

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Listen Luna cover a Fleetwood Mac deep cut, see them at Union Transfer

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Listen Luna cover a Fleetwood Mac deep cut, see them at Union Transfer

Luna | photo by Luz Gallardo | courtesy of the artist

When a band goes dormant for 13 years, it’s not uncommon for an eventual return to involve a recreation of their sound. Luna, the NYC-based guitar crew, took a bit of a different approach to their comeback — they’re recreating the sound of other acts. In the fall, Luna will release an LP of covers entitled A Sentimental Education, along with a six-song EP of original instrumentals called A Place Of Greater Safety. Both are due out on September 22 via Double Feature.

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Star Stuff: Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 LIVE on the Indie Rock Hit Parade!

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Star Stuff: Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 LIVE on the Indie Rock Hit Parade!

Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 | Photo by Lucky Banks Kenny, courtesy of the artist

You’re in for a real doozy of an Indie Rock Hit Parade tonight, friends! Listen at 11pm ET on WXPN, not too long after Making Time RADio with Dave P, for a full two-hour show that has special things galore. First up is a new IRHP Live Studio Session, as Chaz Bundick (Toro Y Moi) and the Mattson 2 perform selections from their new collaboration, Star Stuff. The album is a mind-expanding collection of psychedelic rock, electronica, jazz and just about ...

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2017 Record Store Day releases we’d actually like to own

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From The Doors and Grateful Dead to Super Furry Animals and Luna.

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Record Store Day announces list of 2017 exclusive titles

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 list includes releases from The War on Drugs, Pink Floyd, Andre 3000, Animal Collective, Big Star, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Creation, The Cure, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, The Grateful Dead, Iggy Pop, Julian Cope, Robert Johnson, and more.

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Happy Halloween, Y’all!

Source: Fuzzy Logic

Happy Halloween, Y'all!

It’s time once again for my most favorite of holidays: Halloween. I hope you’ve all got plans to dress up in all manner of costumes and have a spooky, kooky time all weekend long in celebration of the magic wonderfulness of this particular holiday. 

For some reason I’m feeling rather witchy this year, so below is an assortment of witch-centric jams – classics and covers. Enjoy, and happy haunting you dear ghouls and dolls. 













[posted 10.31.16]

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stream Sam Evian’s debut LP ++ tour dates with Luna, Whitney, Sad13, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sam Evian (aka Celestial Shore singer Sam Owens) will release his debut album Premium this Friday (9/30) via the trusty Saddle Creek, who’s been on a roll lately with releases by Big Thief and Hop Along

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NYC Memorial Day Weekend 2016 Events & Concerts

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Memorial Day Weekend is a good time to get out of town (maybe to a music festival like Maryland Deathfest, Boston Calling, Bled Fest or one of the free Surf Lodge shows in Montauk?), but for anyone staying in NYC, here’s a guide to some of the best shows this weekend.

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Britta Phillips playing free NYC show with Dean Wareham before opening for Luna

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After more than 30 years in music, Britta Phillips of Luna and Dean & Britta (both with her husband Dean Wareham) released her solo debut. Luck or Magic came out last month and to mark the occasion Britta will be playing a free show at…

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Luna touring in May, playing Bell House; Britta Phillips shares “Daydream” from new solo LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Luna, who reunited last year after a decade off, are still playing shows and have announced a short East Coast run over Memorial Day Weekend. That includes a show at Brooklyn’s The Bell House on Friday, May 27

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Growlers at Union Transfer; Luna at The Trocadero

Source: The Key (WXPN)

The last time the Growlers were in town, they sold out Johnny Brenda’s. Tonight, they’re playing at Union Transfer, and it is sure to be a fun show. The “beach goth” five-piece, who is known for blending surf guitar reverb … Continued

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A reunited Luna playing the Trocadero in October

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Luna | Stefano GiovanniniIn October of last year, one of the most acclaimed indie rock bands of the nineties, Luna, announced they were reuniting a decade after their 2004 breakup. Formed by singer, songwriter and guitarist Dean Wareham after the breakup of Galaxie … Continued

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Maitland Seeks Crowd Support for Debut Full-Length

Source: Rock On Philly

Local atmospheric indie rock band Maitland has recently been seeking crowd support on Indiegogo in order to fund the production of their debut full length album, Glimpse. Led by frontman Josh Hines, this young group of guys has showed promise in the past few years by serving up beautiful, soul-searching music in their 2012 EP (from a cabin in the woods)and more recent single, Luna, as well as putting on stunning performances around the city. Now, the band is looking forward to releasing their first full band, full-length album, and has admirable reasons for the choice of funding.

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Go under the covers on tonight’s Indie Rock Hit Parade!

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Luna | Photo by Stefano GiovanniniThis Friday night, XPN kicks off a special Under The Covers weekend, and the Indie Rock Hit Parade is getting in on the fun! Starting at 11pm, the Indie Rock Hit Parade kicks off 2015 with two hours of covers … Continued

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Bombay Bicycle Club Bring Grace, Humility to Union Transfer

Source: Rock On Philly

Bombay Bicycle Club have been itching to get back on the road, and their exuberant joy wasn’t lost on the crowd at Union Transfer Wednesday night. Touring in support of their latest album So Long, See You Tomorrow, the boys played a beautiful set, covering all ten tracks of So Long and throwing in popular songs from A Different Kind of Fix (2011) and I Had the Blues But I Shook Them Loose (2009).

The show started with So Long album opener “Overdone“, followed by second track “It’s Alright Now“. The crowd went wild for ...

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Indie Rock Hit Parade Live Session: Dean Wareham

Source: The Key (WXPN)

DeanOur latest Indie Rock Hit Parade live session features a pioneering figure of our namesake genre. Dean Wareham formed Galaxie 500 in 1987. The trio split after four very productive years, leaving Dean to form his next band, Luna. Since Luna’s dissolution nearly 10 years ago, Dean has operated as an artist in flux (often … Continue reading

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Dean Wareham Rocks Sold Out Show At Boot & Saddle

Source: Rock On Philly

On Sunday night, Dean Wareham brought out his true fans to Boot & Saddle to promote his first solo album which came out in March. Fans who couldn’t get tickets ahead of time begged the guy at the door to let them in, despite the sign that said in bold “Sold Out.” Following a trippy performance by The Vacant Lots, Wareham and his band members walked out calmly onto the stage of the venue packed with screaming fans. As he made small talk with his fans about Michael Vick leaving the Eagles and the audience missing the season premier ...

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Rock On Philly Interviews Dean Wareham

Source: Rock On Philly

For his upcoming show at Boot & Saddle on April 6th with The Vacant Lots, Dean Wareham took time with Rock On Philly for a short questionnaire as a preview of what we expect to be a great show.
ROP: Hi Dean, thanks for taking time out of your busy schedule to talk to us. First off, was there someone close to you or a musician you looked up to who guided you into becoming a musician?
DW: No one close to me. I looked at Joe Strummer as a teenager and thought it would be cool to be like ...

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