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Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As usual, Uncut‘s list has some similarities to their sister publication MOJO, but they have some other surprises in store too.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Slowdive at Union Transfer, Arkells at Underground Arts, Plaque Marks at Kung Fu Necktie, and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Tonight’s Concert Picks: Slowdive at Union Transfer, Arkells at Underground Arts, Plaque Marks at Kung Fu Necktie, and more

Slowdive | photo by Ingrid Pop | courtesy of the artist

Slowdive, a perenniel 90s shoegaze favorite, is back on tour after releasing their first album in 22 years. The band hits the Union Transfer stage to show off their spaced out dreampop sound, which is still solid after their long hiatus. Listen to the self-titled new record below and get tickets and more information on the show at the XPN Concert Calendar.

Arkells have established themselves as one of the premiere live rock performers in today’s music landscape. Their work ethic and rigorous and tour schedule is ...

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Rough Trade Shops’ Top 100 LPs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s officially End-of-the-Year list season as Rough Trade Shops — always first out of the gate — have announced their Top 100 Albums of 2017…

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Slowdive and Cherry Glazerr at Terminal 5 (pics, setlists)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Having already played two Brooklyn Steel shows back in May, Slowdive returned to the city as part of their fall tour with Cherry Glazerr, hitting Terminal 5 Sunday night (11/12). Setlist was pretty similar to their last time through…

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FYF day 1 review (Angel Olsen, Slowdive, Oh Sees, Bjork, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Our review of FYF day one, which had the spectacle that is Bjork, the good-times Missy Elliott set, the much-needed punk scuzz of Oh Sees, the majestic back-in-action Slowdive, and more…

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FYF Fest Friday pics (Bjork, Missy Elliott, Flying Lotus, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

FYF Fest kicked off on Friday (7/21) with Bjork, Missy Elliott, Flying Lotus, Anderson .Paak, Slowdive, Oh Sees, Majid Jordan, Angel Olsen, Dave P, Hannibal Buress, Hundred Waters, Kelly Lee Owens, Horse Meat Disco, S U R V I V E, Royal Headache, Kamaiyah, Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals, Beach Fossils, and Kirk Knight.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 12, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

BrooklynVegan Blog Radio airs Wednesdays at noon and midnight on SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) and you can also listen OnDemand with the SiriusXM app.

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FYF Fest 2017 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

LA’s impressive 2017 edition of FYF Fest happens July 21 – 23 at Exposition Park,with Bjork, Missy Elliot, Frank Ocean, Iggy Pop, A Tribe Called Quest, Nine Inch Nails, Solange, Run the Jewels, and tons more…

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Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste made a playlist of his favorite songs of 2017 so far (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear made a playlist of his favorite songs of 2017 so far. Grizzly Bear’s three singles are on there (Ed says, “Yes I included us Bc I’m proud of those tracks”)…

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Slowdive: Self-Titled

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Slowdive: Self-Titled

If you’ve been following Slowdive since their inception in 1989, you’ll know that they had a rough ride when their sophomore album, Souvlaki (which included several collaborations with Brian Eno) was dismissed by critics, with no help from their US label SBK, who pulled funding for the tour and left the band holding the bag. Despite this, they tried to roll with the punches by releasing Pygmalion, which experimented with a more stripped-down aesthetic, only to be dropped from their label. By this point, several of Slowdive’s members had split off into a variety of ...

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Slowdive extend tour, announce Union Transfer show in November

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Slowdive extend tour, announce Union Transfer show in November

Slowdive | photo by Ingrid Pop | courtesy of the artist

UK shoegazers Slowdive bypassed Philadelphia on the spring leg of their Slowdive tour, but they couldn’t leave us out of the fun completely. Announcing another run of dates for the fall, the recently-reunited outfit will bring their new record to Union Transfer on November 15th. Tickets for the all-ages show go on sale this Friday, June 16th and will be available on the XPN Concert Calendar

Slowdive is the band’s fourth studio effort and marks their first new material in 22 years following 1995’s Pygmalion. NPR Music highlighted album single ...

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (5/5)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Perfume Genius’ gorgeous, ambitious new album, the first At the Drive In album in 17 years, the first Slowdive album in 22 years, and more.

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Roskilde Festival lineup + Arcade Fire European tour dates

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The lineup for Danish music festival Roskilde Festival has been released, and features a lot of the big names to be seen at other festivals this summer. The main headliners are Foo Fighters, A Tribe Called Quest, Arcade Fire, Justice, Moderat/Modeselektor, Solange, Trentemoller, The Weeknd, and The XX

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FYF Fest 2017 day-by-day lineups ++ more acts added

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Missy Elliott and Bjork headline day one; Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest and Erykah Badu headline day two; Nine Inch Nails, Iggy Pop and Solange headline day three. Among the new additions is Kelly Lee Owens’ US debut.

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Slowdive announce new LP, share “Sugar for the Pill” video

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Slowdive announce new LP, share “Sugar for the Pill” video

Slowdive | photo by Ingrid Pop | courtesy of the artist

After rumors of a new album began buzzing earlier this year, shoegaze stalwarts Slowdive have now made it official with the announcement of Slowdive, a follow up to their 1995 Pygmalion LP. The self-titled fourth effort from the UK act is scheduled for a May 5th release through Dead Oceans. A video for brand new song “Sugar for the Pill” accompanied the news, which you can watch below.

Slowdive make their way to the U.S. later this spring but will not stop in Philadelphia – you’ll need ...

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