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What’s going on Saturday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

La Luz, Antibalas, American Nightmare, Now Now, John Mulaney, Polica + s t a r g a z e, Bardo Pond and more Saturday show options.

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John Maus celebrated Valentine’s Day @ Elsewhere (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

How did you spend your Valentine’s Day? If you are John Maus you spend it giving 110% on stage at Brooklyn’s Elsewhere. This of course is business as usual for Maus whose exuberant, sweat-soaked performances are what you come for…

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Jay Rock and Drake both share new videos, A$AP Rocky drops new song

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Catch up on some new rap videos/songs from Jay Rock (with Kendrick Lamar, Future and James Blake), Drake, and A$AP Rocky (with Gucci Mane and 21 Savage).

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‘Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami’ documentary hitting theaters in April

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A true iconoclast, Grace Jones has had a career like few others: a successful model, fashion trendsetter, Bond villain, and new wave musician, all while doing it her way. Jones’ life is explored in the new documentary Bloodlight And Bami

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Bill’s Indie Basement (2/16): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week in the basement: a new issue of beloved zine ‘chickfactor’ and a Kicking Giant reissue, plus Halo Maud, The Orielles, Bambara, Bonny Doon and more.

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Taake respond to NYC show cancellation: “once and for all, Taake is not a racist band”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

”So, once and for all, Taake is not a racist band. Never has been, never will be. Still claiming so is as ridiculous and unfounded as are the attempts at sabotaging our highly anticipated shows,” said Hoest.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (2/16)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Pianos Become the Teeth’s emotionally overwhelming ‘Wait For Love,’ U.S. Girls’ genre-defying feminist tragedy, American Nightmare’s first LP in 15 years, and more.

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Willie Nelson announces new LP ‘Last Man Standing’ (listen to the title track)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“It’s getting hard to watch my pals check out, cuts like a worn-out knife,” Willie Nelson sings on the title track of his new album, Last Man Standing. The country legend, who’ll release the album two days before his 85th birthday (4/29), is still going strong…

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Xiu Xiu “Deforms the Unborn” at The Guggenheim after solo tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jamie Stewart will be going on a solo Xiu Xiu tour this spring, including U.S. shows in the South ahead of European dates. Upon his return, Xiu Xiu will play a special show at NYC’s Guggenheim Museum on May 8 titled “Deforms the Unborn” as part of Danh Vo: Take My Breath Away exhibit…

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Dr. Octagon announces first album in 22 years, shares first single

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The first single is ”Octagon Octagon,” which has that same surreal, psychedelic sound that they had in the ’90s, and Kool Keith remains an unparalleled MC three decades into his career.

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Janelle Monae announces new album/film, ‘Dirty Computer’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In time since Janelle Monae released her last album, 2013’s The Electric Lady, she starred in two Oscar-nominated and one Oscar-winning films (Moonlight and Hidden Figures). Now she’s combining her music and film talents with the new project Dirty Computer

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tix on sale: Ozzy, Wonder Years, Joey Bada$$, Magnetic Fields, L7, Belly & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: Melvins, Descendents, Basement/Citizen, Dave East, Aimee Mann, Elvis Costello, Stephen Malkmus, Eleanor Friedberger, Okkervil River, Sum 41, Iceage and more tickets on sale.

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What’s going on Friday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tonight’s NYC-area shows include Superchunk, Wye Oak, John Mulaney, Robyn Hitchcock, Marilyn Manson, Bat Fangs, the Decibel tour, The Atlas Moth, and more.

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The Lemon Twigs, Jon Spencer, Shilpa Ray & more at Village of Love @ MHOW (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Music Hall of Williamsburg played host to 5th Annual Valentine’s Day Village of Love benefit in support of Planned Parenthood. The Jonathan Toubin and Panache Booking curated benefit featured a diverse lineup of NYC rock n’ roll, indie and soul performers doing short sets…

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Coachella announce 2018 sideshows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A Perfect Circle, St. Vincent, The War On Drugs, Fleet Foxes, Miguel, Brockhampton, Angel Olsen, Perfume Genius, Migos, and more playing ‘Goldenvoice Presents April 2018.’

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