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watch 3/4ths of R.E.M. reunite w/ mems of Sleater-Kinney, Decemberists & more for Scott McCaughey benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lots of R.E.M. songs were played, Colin Meloy, James Mercer and Scott himself (who’s on the road to recovery after a stroke in November).

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Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, etc) announce debut LP, share new song

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Corin Tucker (Sleater-Kinney) and Peter Buck‘s (R.E.M.) new band Filthy Friends have announced their debut album. It’s called Invitation and it comes out on August 25 via Kill Rock Stars. The announcement is accompanied by the release of new single “The Arrival”…

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Filthy Friends (Sleater-Kinney, REM, etc) streaming new 7″, playing shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Filthy Friends, the indie rock supergroup with members of Sleater-Kinney, REM, and more, put out a new 7″ on Record Store Day, and they’re playing the Bumbershoot festival in Seattle, the Project Pabst in Portland, and more shows…

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Alejandro Escovedo & The Minus 5 played Long Island after City Winery run (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Alejandro Escovedo’s tour with The Minus 5 hit NYC last week for a run of shows at City Winery. Following those, they hit Bay Shore, NY’s Boulton Center on Sunday night…

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Quasi releases protest comp ft. mems of Sleater-Kinney, New Pornographers, Built to Spill, Pavement, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Quasi (aka Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss) have put together a new compilation protest album called Battle Hymns that features tons of exciting guests. It’s a pay-what-you-want download, and proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and 350.org.

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The Minus 5 (R.E.M, Young Fresh Fellows) touring with Alejandro Escovedo

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Alejandro Escovedo’s new album was produced by The Minus 5’s Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey. They’ll be backing him, too.

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Filthy Friends (Peter Buck, Corin Tucker) debut with anti-Trump song “Despierata”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The song will also appear on Filthy Friends’ debut album, which comes out in 2017.

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members of R.E.M., Pavement, Posies, The Both & more helping complete final Game Theory LP (fund the Kickstarter)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We lost Scott Miller (Game Theory/Loud Family) in 2013. and at the time he was working on a new album, to be under the Game Theory name, titled Supercalifragile. Miller’s wife, Krtstine, has enlisted some of Scott’s friends to help finish the album, with Posies’ Ken Stringfellow producing…

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Haunting Noir Psychedelia and a Rare Williamsburg Show by Fernando Viciconte

Source: New York Music Daily

“Everything you’re saying turned out wrong,” Fernando Viciconte muses. “Busted and broken or dead and gone.” Then a Farfisa keens, way back in the mix. And then the song explodes. The song is Save Me, the opening track on his new album Leave the Radio On, streaming at Bandcamp. And it’s killer. Sort of the lost great Steve Wynn album.

Viciconte hails from Argentina originally. Got his start in LA twenty-odd years ago, fronting a band called Monkey Paw. Eventually landed in Portland, Oregon. Wynn heard him and gave him the thumbs-up, as does his Baseball Project bandmate Peter ...

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Another Gorgeous, Lushly Arranged Art-Rock Album and a Bell House Show from Chuck Prophet

Source: New York Music Daily

Chuck Prophet is one of the most exhilarating, purposeful lead guitarists in rock. He’s also a vastly underrated songwriter. Since his days in paisley underground legends Green on Red back in the 80s, he’s done everything from psychedelia to Americana to art-rock to what could be called a thinking person’s version of Tom Petty. He’s got a characteristically brilliant new album, Night Surfer – streaming at Spotify – which might be his darkest ever, and a show at the Bell House coming up this Friday, Nov 21 at around 8:30 PM. Cover is $15.

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The Baseball Project’s 3rd Album: As Much Fun As an Unassisted Triple Play

Source: New York Music Daily

The Baseball Project‘s new album, simply titled 3rd, sends you straight to Retrosheet. Baseball may not be the national pastime anymore, but this album is as deep and rich as the lore and the lure of the game. For fans, it’s pretty close to heaven – and for those who aren’t, it won’t alienate anybody because the tunes are so memorable and the playing is so flat-out excellent. What began as a one-off Steve Wynn side project has grown from a well-conceived novelty into a perennial World Series contender. The band is Hall of Fame caliber: Wynn (the ...

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