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Ryan Adams, Craig Finn, Tanya Donelly, Carl Newman & more pay tribute to Grant Hart

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Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Ian Black, Colin Meloy, Ted Leo, Superchunk, Jesu, Future of the Left and more have also paid tribute to the late Husker Du member.

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Seaport Music Fest 15th Anniversary pics (Ted Leo + Pharmacists, Jean Grae, more)

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The free Seaport Music Festival concludes today with The Make-Up, James Chance & The Contortions, Suicide’s Martin Rev, Death Valley Girls and more.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/8)

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This week’s Notable Releases include The National’s massive new album, Zola Jesus’ return to Sacred Bones, Alvvays’ shiny sophomore LP, and more.

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Seaport Music Festival 15th Anniversary: final lineup and set times

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The Seaport Music Festival’s 15th Anniversary celebration is this week, happening Thursday (9/7) – Sunday (9/10) at NYC’s South Street Seaport with performances by Ted Leo, The Make-Up, James Chance & The Contortions, Suicide’s Martin Rev and more…

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Ted Leo, Craig Finn, Brian Fallon & more playing Joe Strummer tribute in Asbury Park this weekend

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The late Joe Strummer would’ve been 65 on August 21 and to celebrate his memory, Jesse Malin is throwing a benefit concert at Asbury Park’s Stone Pony Stummerstage on Saturday (8/19). Jesse is headlining “Summer StrummerJam 2017” but the real draw is an all-star birthday tribute set…

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17 anticipated indie rock albums of fall 2017

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A lot of the albums we had been anticipating for this year have since come out, and here’s 17 more dropping this fall that we can’t wait to hear.

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Ted Leo, The Make-Up, Martin Rev & more playing Seaport Music Fest 15th Anniversary

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The Seaport Music Festival, which was last held 2014, is returning to celebrate its 15th anniversary with a four-day event from September 7 – 10 which features Ted Leo + The Pharmacists, The Make-Up, Martin Rev, James Chance & The Contortions, Jean Grae and more.

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Ted Leo announces new album and Union Transfer show; shares “You’re Like Me”

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Ted Leo announces new album and Union Transfer show; shares “You’re Like Me”

Ted Leo | via Consequence of Sound

Ted Leo is back, and this time, he’s flying solo. Switching things up from serving as frontman for Ted Leo and The Pharmacists, and as the other half of The Both with Aimee Man, Leo has announced an album titled The Hanged Man, which will be available on September 8th via him, Kickstarter, and his generous fans.

Yep, you heard me — no label here. Leo evaded corporate music land by entirely funding The Hanged Man through a Kickstarter campaign back in February. Now we’re seeing the fruition of those efforts with the first ...

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My Boo Boo: New Toro y Moi, Broken Social Scene & Beach House on the Indie Rock Hit Parade!

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My Boo Boo: New Toro y Moi, Broken Social Scene & Beach House on the Indie Rock Hit Parade!

Toro Y Moi | Photo by Andrew Paynter, courtesy of the artist

The Indie Rock Hit Parade returns to (relative) normalcy tonight at 11pm on XPN. Shortly after the July edition of Making Time RADio with Dave P, listen for a full two-hour show that, let’s face it, will be anything but normal. We’ve got a few new releases to spotlight, namely Broken Social Scene‘s rousing Hug of Thunder, the return of Chaz B. as Toro y Moi on Boo Boo, and Beach House‘s career-spanning set of B-Sides and Rarities. Also in the mix, ...

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Ted Leo details new album ‘The Hanged Man,’ shares “You’re Like Me”

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Ted Leo revealed earlier this year that he’s releasing the long-awaited followup to 2010’s The Brutalist Bricks (Matador) this year, and now details and the lead single are here. The album is called The Hanged Man, and he’s self-releasing it on September 8…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (3/31)

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This week’s Notable Releases include Aimee Mann’s sad, slow new album; Falls of Rauros’ majestic, genre-defying metal album; Passion Pit’s self-recorded LP; and more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for March 8, 2017

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This week’s show features Cherry Glazer, Priests, Downtown Boys, Alex Lahey, Julie Byrne, Ted Leo, Future Islands, Savoy Motel, Grandaddy, Spoon, New Pornographers and more.

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Kickstart Ted Leo and the Pharmacists’ new record and hear a medley of teasers

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Kickstart Ted Leo and the Pharmacists’ new record and hear a medley of teasers

Ted Leo | photo by Cameron Pollack for WXPN

Ted Leo is joining his millennial counterparts and saying a big fat no to corporate music, announcing a Kickstarter campaign for his new record with his band The Pharmacists. After parting ways with Matador, Leo doesn’t want to stop doing the thing he knows and loves: making music.

I’ve thought a lot about this. I’ve always had my hands deep in the processes of making a record, promoting a record, touring on a record, etc. And I’m going to carry that knowledge, gained in the trenches, forward to keep doing this – ...

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Ted Leo + the Pharmacists releasing first album in 7 years (stream a clip)

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The album features longtime Pharmacists drummer Chris Wilson, Ted’s The Both partner Aimee Mann, plus Jean Grae, Adrienne Berry, and Jonathan Coulton.

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37 Album Covers with a Meitu Makeover (viral selfie app turns people into anime)

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Okay, fine… 36 album covers and a picture of Mark E. Smith.

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The National, Sleater-Kinney, Ted Leo, Tig Notaro & more playing official Women’s March afterparty benefit in DC

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Plus: we round up other Inauguration Week protest shows happening in DC this week.

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The National, Sleater-Kinney, Ted Leo, Tig Notaro & more playing official Women’s March afterparty benefit in DC

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Plus: we round up other Inauguration Week protest shows happening in DC this week.

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Angel Olsen, HTDW, Whitney, Mitski & more contributing to protest comp ++ Inauguration Week protest shows

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Plus: Common, The National, Antibalas & more playing protest concerts in DC during Inauguration Week.

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El-P, Killer Mike, Flying Lotus, Sad13, Win Butler, ANOHNI, Aaron Dessner & more musicians comment on Trump win

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Also: Best Coast, Wavves, Chuck D, Snoop Doog, Talib Kweli, Waxahathcee, PWR BTTM, Laura Jane Grace, Modern Baseball, Cloud Nothings, Spoon, St. Vincent, & more.

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10 must-have Lookout! Records albums

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With Green Day’s oldies-filled club tour, Pansy Division’s excellent comeback album, and the sounds of ’90s pop punk infiltrating modern-day indie rock, it’s a good time to revisit some Lookout! Records classics. Here are 10 gems the label dropped during its influential run.

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Ted Leo releases anti-Trump song and pens essay

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Ted says: “There’s been one thing that has always stuck in my craw, and that has thus always cropped up in my songwriting: racism and hatred of others because of their perceived “otherness.” AS FATE WOULD HAVE IT, this has also been a constant — if not THE MOST constant — theme in the political life of Donald Trump (other than the narcissistic advancement of Donald Trump). “

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It’s National Voter Registration Day ++ musicians, comedians & more weigh in on Trump-Clinton debate

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It was the most-tweeted debate ever, we’ve collected some of the best zingers.

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