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Say Anything playing ‘In Defense,’ ‘Is A Real Boy’ & self-titled in full on tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Say Anything‘s followup to 2004’s now-classic Is A Real Boy, In Defense of the Genre, turns 10 this October. If you’re unfamiliar with the album, it’s a guest-filled double album with contributions from Caithlin De Marrais (Rainer Maria), Hayley Williams (Paramore), Chris Conley (Saves the Day)…

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R. Kelly accused of underage sex, abuse in new report/interview

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jim DeRogatis’ report detailing “abusive cult” allegations against R Kelly has spurred another woman to come forward who claims to have been involved with Kelly. She broke the terms of her non disclosure agreement to speak about her experiences with underage sex and abuse.

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Morrissey announces new LP ‘Low in High School’ & Hollywood Bowl show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Morrissey will release a brand new studio album, titled Low in High School, this November via Etienne, a new label he has started through BMG. The album was produced by Joe Chiccarelli, who was also behind the boards on 2014’s World Peace is None of Your Business

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Mike Patton got into an accident; Dead Cross cancel LA show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Heavy supergroup Dead Cross — featuring Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle), Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer), Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox), and Mike Crain (Retox) — are on tour now but had to cancel last night’s (8/21) concert in LA after Mike Patton got in an accident on the way to the show…

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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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Lee Ranaldo, Bridget St. John & more playing upcoming Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Wesley Stace has announced the lineups for the next three editions of his “Cabinet of Wonders” music/comedy/literature series at NYC”s City Winery. Bridget St. John will be performing the songs of Kevin Ayers with Ayers’ daughter Gaylen at the November edition.

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The Trashcan Sinatras announce acoustic tour, taking requests

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Scottish band The Trashcan Sinatras are celebrating their 30th anniversary by going on an acoustic tour where they’re “going to play all 100 of our original songs,” with a focus on their 1993 album I’ve Seen Everything. They’re not going to play all 100 at every show, obviously, but fans are encouraged to post requests…

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John Maus and his new live band played Baby’s All Right w/ Gary War (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

John Maus hasn’t toured in five years, and hasn’t released an album in even longer. While his fashion sense — oxford shirts — and manic, sweaty, high-energy stage presence hasn’t changed since then, he is now playing for the first time with a live band…

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DIIV went “unplugged” at Murmrr Theatre (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

DIIV played a special “unplugged” show at Brooklyn’s new (old) Murmrr Theatre on August 17 where they promised “new arrangements, covers, new music, maybe even some new clothes (but probably not).” There were definitely a bunch of interesting covers…

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James Murphy says NYC “doesn’t feel interesting,” talks more about LCD’s 2011 breakup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“The city doesn’t feel interesting. It’s too expensive. There’s a lot of really normal people here which is fine, but when I moved here [from New Jersey] in the late ‘80s all my friends were like, ‘You’re fucking crazy.’ Nobody thinks you’re crazy for moving here now. Like, zero people. Instead they’re like, ‘Oh, that’s interesting. Why are you moving?’ ‘Well, I got a job with Schwab.'”

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Staring at the Sun: a Solar Eclipse playlist

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Bonnie Tyler to The Knife, from Iron Maiden to TV on the Radio, we offer a soundtrack to today’s very rare celestial event.

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Amber Mark shares “Heatwave,” touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC’s Amber Mark describes her sound as “a mix of alternative R&B mixed with a little tribal and topped off with a little soul.“ Listen to her new Latin-inspired single “Heatwave“ now…

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Weird Owl prep ‘Bubblegum Brainwaves’ — listen to “You (Sometimes Not You)”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Brooklyn’s Weird Owl have been making tripped-out, poppy space rock for more than a decade now, having released platters on Tee Pee and Anton Newcombe’s A Records. They’re set to release their new album, Bubblegum Brainwaves, on October 13…

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Baroness expand tour, playing a suicide prevention benefit in Brooklyn

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Baroness also play a few festivals, including Salt Lake City’s Crucialfest, Mexico’s Northside Fest, and San Bernardino, CA’s Ozzfest Meets Knotfest.

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Jay-Z played “Numb/Encore” for Chester Bennington at first ‘4:44′ show, V Festival

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay-Z played his first shows since releasing 4:44 at England’s V Festival over the weekend. He headlined the festival’s Weston Park stage on Saturday (8/19) and the Hylands Park stage on Sunday (8/20). The shows included the live debuts of several 4:44 songs…

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