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Screaming Females announce new album & NJ release shows, share video

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Shredding NJ punks Screaming Females have announced their seventh album, All At Once, which follows 2015’s Rose Mountain and comes out February 23, 2018 via Don Giovanni. Like Rose Mountain, they made this one with producer Matt Bayles

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women share details of former Real Estate member Matt Mondanile’s sexual misconduct

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last week, the news broke that the reason for Matt Mondanile‘s departure from Real Estate was that the band fired him after “allegations of unacceptable treatment of women were brought to [their] attention.” Details on the situation by seven women have now surfaced in a new SPIN article.

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Haircut One Hundred’s Nick Heyward released first solo LP in 18 years, touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Though he’s best known as frontman for the fabulously sweatered early ’80s pop band Haircut One Hundred, Nick Heyward went on to an acclaimed solo career, including 1993’s excellent and underrated From Monday to Sunday, and 1998’s The Apple Bed (which came out on Creation Records). He hadn’t put out a solo album since The Apple Bed, but that changed with Woodland Echoes

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Converge get their own vegan burger at Kuma’s, announce tour with Sumac

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chicago burger joint Kuma’s has been making burgers named after metal bands for over a decade now, and their latest is a vegan burger honoring Converge

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III Points Festival 2017 Friday pics & review (Gorillaz, Thundercat, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Miami’s art-focused music festival III Points began Friday, October 13 with an intense and impressive lineup. The festival’s focus is largely electronic music…

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Japanese Breakfast, Mannequin Pussy, The Spirit of the Beehive @ MHOW (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Japanese Breakfast has been touring all year behind her Dead Oceans debut, Soft Sounds From Another Planet, and just returned to NYC on Thursday (10/12) at Music Hall of Williamsburg with two solid openers…

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Stevie Wonder added to TIDAL X Brooklyn hurricane benefit concert

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Stevie will join Jay-Z, Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Princess Nokia, Tee Grizzley, Rapsody, Chloe x Halle and more at Barclays Center this week to benefit hurricane relief.

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The Soft Moon sign to Sacred Bones, share “Burn” from upcoming ‘Criminal’ LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Soft Moon have signed with Sacred Bones and will release new LP Criminal through the label on February 2. “Guilt is my biggest demon and has been following me since childhood. Everything I do strengthens the narrative that I am guilty,” says Soft Moon mastermind Luis Vasquez…

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The Movielife playing The Fest with Superchunk, NJ in Dec (BV presale)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Movielife have once again expanded their 2017 tour in support of Cities In Search of a Heart, their first album in 14 years….

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William Patrick Corgan played 2 nights @ Murmrr Theatre (pics, video, setlists)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Smashing Pumpkins’ William Patrick Corgan (as he wishes to be called now) began his solo acoustic tour with two shows at Brooklyn’s Murmrr Theatre over the weekend. Both nights featured two sets: first playing new solo album Ogilala as well as a cover of “If I Were a Carpenter”; and then returning for a second, career-spanning set heavy on Smashing Pumpkins songs (including deep cuts and rarities), plus a few Zwan songs as well as some more covers…

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Sound on Sound announces rescheduled shows (Grizzly Bear, Shins, Boris, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Artists from the cancelled Sound on Sound fest have announced Austin shows for that weekend, including Grizzly Bear, The Shins, Boris, Ariel Pink, Japandroids, Cloud Nothings, Cannibal Corpse, Power Trip, and more.

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Animal Collective playing ‘Sung Tongs’ in full at Pitchfork’s 21st anniversary

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Before Animal Collective broke out in a huge way thanks to 2009’s poppy Merriweather Post Pavillion, they were one of the leaders of the mid-2000s freak folk movement, and they’ll be revisiting those days very soon…

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Front Bottoms announce 2017 Champagne Jam w/ AJJ, White Reaper, Slaughter Beach Dog, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Front Bottoms have announced the 2017 edition of their annual holiday party Champagne Jam. This year it moves from NYC to the band’s home state of NJ…

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Nelly accuser drops charges, believes “the system is going fail her”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“We do not live in a society where a 21 year old college student can feel safe enough to pursue criminal charges against a celebrity for an alleged rape,” Karen Koehler, the accusers’ lawyer, wrote in an open letter.

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Flying Lotus says “the internet is a fuckin’ liar” before playing Gaslamp Killer song on stage

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In the wake of The Gaslamp Killer being accused of rape, his former label boss Flying Lotus said: “The internet is a fuckin’ liar. Ain’t nobody judge and jury but the fuckin’ law, okay?“

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Citizen strip down “Flowerchild” in new studio session (video + Q&A)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Citizen recently released their third album, As You Please, on Run For Cover. It follows 2015’s Everybody Is Going to Heaven, which was their heaviest, rawest album to date, and As You Please is probably their softest. It employs acoustic guitar, grand piano…

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Guns N’ Roses rocked MSG again (night 2 review & setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

If I am being honest, I wanted nothing more from this show than to hear the hits. And on that front, they not only didn’t disappoint, but they blew my mind into micro bits. Classics like “It’s So Easy”, “Welcome to the Jungle”, “Mr. Brownstone”, “Rocket Queen”, “Sweet Child O Mine”, “Nightrain”, and “Paradise City” were absolutely shattering…

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ACL Fest Weekend 2 Saturday pics: Chance, RHCP, Ice Cube, Spoon & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The second weekend of the 2017 Austin City Limits Festival continued on Saturday (10/14), pretty much just like it did the Saturday before, with headlining sets from Chance the Rapper, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ice Cube, and Spoon, plus performances by Angel Olsen, The Black Angels, Tove Lo (who flashed the crowd as she’s done before)…

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ACL Fest Weekend 2 Friday pics: Jay-Z, Ryan Adams, EODM, Lemon Twigs & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Weekend 2 of the 2017 Austin City Limits Festival kicked off Friday (10/13) and featured most of the same artists as weekend 1, including Jay-Z, The xx, Ryan Adams, Solange (who went on 40 minutes late due to travel issues)…

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Questlove responds to Keith Olbermann’s Eminem tweet, made him a playlist

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sports and political commentator/writer and current host of his own GQ webshow, Keith Olbermann got the music world talking about him when he tweeted, “After 27 years of doubts about rap I am now an @Eminem fan. Best political writing of the year, period” after Eminem’s Trump-bashing freestyle. People weren’t very happy with that freestyle being the one piece of rap music to affect Olbermann in 27 years, including Questlove, who responded to Olbermann in a series of tweets and made him a 201-song playlist of funk…

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