Tag Archives: Ramones

#TBT to when Sonic Youth encored with four Ramones covers in 1987

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Relive Sonic Youth’s now-legendary 1987 encore of all Ramones songs, including “Loudmouth” which Thurston introduced by saying “This song’s called ‘We’re Sonic Youth, and You’re Steve Albini.'”

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Daniel Romano pays tribute to Ramones with “The Pride of Queens” video (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Daniel Romano‘s new album Modern Pressure is out now on New West Records/You’ve Changed (order yours), and he has now made a video for the song “The Pride of Queens.” Presumably he’s talking about Queens, NY…

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2017 Record Store Day releases we’d actually like to own

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From The Doors and Grateful Dead to Super Furry Animals and Luna.

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Record Store Day announces list of 2017 exclusive titles

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 list includes releases from The War on Drugs, Pink Floyd, Andre 3000, Animal Collective, Big Star, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Creation, The Cure, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, The Grateful Dead, Iggy Pop, Julian Cope, Robert Johnson, and more.

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Jonathan Toubin tells us about his “Top 10 Party Platters of 2016″ (all 45s) ++ upcoming parties (Daddy’s, V-Day & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

King of the 45, DJ extraordinaire Jonathan Toubin will be saying goodbye to soon-to-close Williamsburg bar Daddy’s (where he’s DJ’d many times) tonight (12/14) with what he’s calling his “Last Stand”…

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get in the Halloween spirit with this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU

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You can also listen to a Spotify playlist of all the spooky songs on this week’s show.

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Record Store Day announces list of 2016 Black Friday exclusive releases

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Black Friday 2016 doesn’t just mean vegging out, eating Thanksgiving leftovers and binge-watching the new Gilmore Girls episodes. It’s also Record Store Day Black Friday…

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Dez Cadena & Ron Reyes playing Black Flag songs at shows with CJ Ramone

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Former Black Flag members Dez Cadena & Ron Reyes are teaming up for some shows (playing Flag songs) with support from CJ Ramone (playing Ramones songs). Brooklyn is announced and NJ is TBA.

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Deep Purple & Blue Oyster Cult: the quiet legacies of two loud bands

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Deep Purple and Blue Oyster Cult are two of heavy metal’s most legendary, influential bands, but does anybody realize it?

In 2016, they’re often reduced to the “the band with the song every beginner guitarist can play” and “the band with the cowbell song.” Here’s a look at their often-silenced legacies.

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Nouvelle Vague releasing ‘I Could Be Happy’ (stream the Altered Images cover title track)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Parisian group’s new LP also features bossa nova covers of songs by Cocteau Twins, Brian Eno, Ramones, The Cure, and Richard Hell.

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Pitchfork list their 200 best songs of the 1970s

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they’ve returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn’t make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith…

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Eric Ambel Brings His Expert, Purist Tunesmithing and Sizzling Lead Guitar Back to Brooklyn

Source: New York Music Daily

If a clinic in spine-tingling, dynamic. expert lead guitar is your thing, you could spend hundreds of dollars and make Ticketbastard rich and go see Richard Thompson at a place like City Winery. Or you could go see Eric Ambel and his band for free this Saturday night at 9 upstairs at Hill Country Brooklyn. The Brooklyn branch of the bbq franchise is 180 degrees the opposite of the Manhattan location. The staff are friendly and seem happy to be there, the crowd is local and multicultural, and while they don’t nceessarily come to listen, a lot of them do. ...

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Ramones, Heavens to Betsy, Big Star & more releasing stuff for Cassette Store Day 2016

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The initial list of 2016 Cassette Store Day releases also include an Elliott Smith tribute, a Sire Records compilation on Burger Records, Xiu Xiu’s ‘Plays the Music of Twin Peaks’ and more.

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World’s Fair’s Nasty Nigel releasing solo EP, celebrating w/ Cities Aviv & Sick Feeling (who also play Rockaway Beach)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Nasty Nigel of Queens rap collective World’s Fair is about to put out his first solo project, the El Utimo Playboy: La Vida Y Los Tiempos De Nigel Rubirosa EP. The rapper, who’s also featured on Wiki’s standout single “Livin’ With My Moms,” has released two songs off the EP so far…

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‘Please Kill Me’ 20th anniversary edition & tour announced; ‘Punk’ talk happening at Queens Museum

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Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain are putting out an expanded edition of their book ‘Please Kill Me’ for its 20th anniversary and celebrating on tour. Also, there’s a ‘Punk Magazine’ talk at the Queens Museum this weekend with co-founder/cartoonist John Holmstrom, photographr Roberta Bayley, and Blondie’s Chris Stein.

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A Clinic in Purist Guitar Rock from Eric Ambel and Esquela

Source: New York Music Daily

“Who needs pedals?” Eric “Roscoe” Ambel asked the party people in the house at a private event at Bowery Electric last week. His pedalboard was acting up, so he pulled the plug on it. Running straight through his amp, switching between a vintage black Les Paul and his signature Roscoe Deluxe Telecaster by Stonetree Custom Guitars, Ambel put on a clinic in lead guitar, playing a mix of old favorites and material from his new gatefold vinyl album, Lakeside. Behind the guitar icon and head honcho of the late, great Lakeside Lounge were Brett Bass on bass, Phil Cimino ...

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15 Record Store Day 2016 releases we would actually want to own

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Releases from David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, J Dilla, Lush, METZ, Miracle Legion, Ramones and more.

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Rolling Stone lists the 40 greatest punk albums of all time

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Last month, Rolling Stone ranked the 40 best emo albums of all time, and today they’re back with the 40 best punk albums of all time. Now, this is the same magazine that told you John Cougar Mellencamp, Sting and Jackson Browne all had some of the 100 best albums of the 1980s and Black Flag and Minor Threat did not, so it’d be understandable if you don’t care what they think the best punk albums of all time are, but this list is actually rock solid…

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