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Treepeople (pre-Built to Spill) reuniting for Treefort Fest!

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The initial lineup for Boise, ID festival Treefort has been announced. Like in past years, the lineup includes hometown heroes Built to Spill, but this time it also includes Doug Martsch’s pre-Built to Spill band Treepeople!

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Treefort Music Fest 2018 initial lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In addition to a Treepeople reunion and Built to Spill, the initial lineup includes George Clinton, Zola Jesus, Andrew WK, Titus Andronicus, U.S. Girls, Twin Peaks, and more.

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U.S. Girls covered “Blue Christmas,” announce 2018 tour, playing SXSW

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Meg Remy will release her new U.S. Girls album, In A Poem Unlimited, early next year that she made with a live band. Check out “Velvet 4 Sale” and “Mad as Hell” for a taste. You can catch Meg and the awesome eight-piece live band version of U.S. Girls on tour in 2018 as well.

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Pandora names Phoebe Bridgers, Kelela & more “artists to watch in 2018″

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Like last year, Pandora have followed their “Top Thumb Hundred” of 2017 list with their 25 artists to watch in 2018 list. It’s mostly heavy on pop, rap, and R&B…

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Igor Cavalera’s top 10 albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Igor’s list includes Integrity (whose Dwid Hellion included the new Cavalera Conspiracy album on his list), Godflesh (whose Justin Broadrick sings on the new Cavalera Conspiracy album), Converge, and more.

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NYC indie rock oral history ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’ becoming documentary series

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lizzy Goodman’s tell-all from the early ’00s NYC scene that gave us The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, and more will become a four-part series directed by Will Lovelace and Dylan Southern, who made the LCD Soundsystem concert doc Shut Up and Play the Hits.

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Snapcase playing hometown one-off with Counterparts

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Influential metalcore greats Snapcase‘s shows are few and far between these days, and they tend to stick to one-offs in their home state of New York and festivals (like The Fest, which they played in October). The Buffalo band are playing a hometown show in January…

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Buffalo Tom share “All Be Gone” from new LP, expand tour, add Housing Works show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Buffalo Tom have shared “All Be Gone,” the first single from Quiet and Peace, their upcoming ninth album (and first in seven years). They haven’t deviated from their gritty, heartland indie rock sound — which is a good thing.

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Levitation 2018 initial lineup: Slowdive, Black Angels, Ty Segall & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Having been rained out in 2016 and taking 2017 off, Levitation returns to downtown Austin in 2018 from April 26 – 29

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St. Vincent played “Los Ageless” acoustic on ‘The Daily show with Trevor Noah’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After playing “Slow Disco” with a string section on Fallon and two Kings Theatre shows (pics, review), St. Vincent appeared on ‘The Daily Show’ for an interview with Trevor Noah and an acoustic performance of “Los Ageless.”

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Complex’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As always, Complex’s list is heaviest on rap and R&B, so it makes room for great rap albums that you might not see on the big multi-genre lists.

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What’s going on Thursday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tonight’s NYC shows include Roni Size celebrating ‘New Forms’ 20th anniversary, Gary Numan, The Nightmare Before Christmas Live, Chris Rock, Hiss Golden Messenger, and more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for December 6, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU featured tracks from Nick Cave, Angel Olsen, Pulp, Kendrick Lamar, Wolf Parade, St. Vincent, The Hold Steady, Hot Snakes, The Jesus Lizard, Regina Spectkor, SAVAK, Wilco, and lots more.

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Bob Dylan concert doc ‘Trouble No More’ showing at Nitehawk w/ BV-presented Q&A

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The latest in Bob Dylan‘s “bootleg series” is Trouble No More, which pulls live recordings and demos from 1979 to 1981 — the “gospel era” during which Dylan became an Evangelical Christian…

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Tonya Harding is the subject of a new Sufjan Stevens song and new movie

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In an essay about the song, Sufjan Stevens says, “I’ve been trying to write a Tonya Harding song since I first saw her skate at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1991.”

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Night Shop is Justin of Babies/Kevin Morby (listen, see him w/ Waxahatchee)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Justin Sullivan, who was the drummer for The Babies and Kevin Morby’s band and currently plays in Flat Worms, also makes music on his own as Night Shop. This year he released an EP of demos, which finds him in good company with Morby, making a similar style of acoustic-y folk rock.

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Moogfest announces 2018 lineup led by female, non-binary & transgender artists

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 edition of Moogfest happens May 17 – 20 in Durham, NC and they’ve just announced its initial lineup, which is led by female, non-binary, and transgender artists, including Chelsea Manning SOPHIE, Jamila Woods, Kristen Kontrol, LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Rayna Russom, Ellen Allien, Lawrence Rothman, and more.

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Queens of the Stone Age & Run the Jewels played a holiday show in Chicago (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Queens of the Stone Age and Run the Jewels, two acts that have both been popping up on Best of 2017 lists, joined forces at WKQX’s ‘The Night We Stole Christmas’ concert at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom on Saturday…

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