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Yoko Ono, Neil Young, Best Coast & more participated in Women’s Marches (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cher spoke at Women’s March Anniversary: Power to the Polls in Las Vegas, NV, while in NYC comedian Aparna Nancherla was a co-host and Halsey delivered a powerful, moving poem.

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Duran Duran, Ted Leo, Amanda Palmer, Michelle Branch, Frank Turner & more pay tribute to Dolores O’Riordan

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Following her unexpected death at the age of 46, tributes to The Cranberries’ singer have been coming in from fellow musicians, including Ted Leo, Amanda Palmer, Land of Talk, Michelle Branch, Nicole Atkins, Frank Turner, Holly Miranda, Wavves, Questlove, PAWS, Liz Phair, Duran Duran, and more.

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The 7 Best Electronic Records of 2017 by Emerging NYC Artists

Source: Deli Magazine NY

The 7 Best Electronic Records of 2017 by Emerging NYC Artists
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With an appreciation for the jubilance of pop music and the willingness to explore new sounds that NYC is known for, in 2014 the city’s electronic musicians created music that could soundtrack all-night dance parties or pensive nights alone. Beshken captured that contrast best on For Time Is The Longest Distance Between Two People ...

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Buzz Alert: Torres’ video of “Skim” makes The Guardian’s Best of 2017 List

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Torres‘ musical path could be used as an ideal example of what should happen to a musician who dares to move from Nashville to NYC – something she did in 2015, soon after releasing her sophomore album Sprinter. Her 2017 follow up, Three Futures, reveals a more daring artist with an uber-edgy sound that makes abundant ...

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Courtney Barnett made a tour playlist (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The playlist includes music by Big Thief, Camp Cope, Lizzo, Waxahatchee, Torres, St. Vincent, Bjork, Aldous Harding, Sheer Mag, Vagabon, Angel Olsen, Joni Mitchell, and more.

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Shaky Knees 2018 lineup (Jack White, QOTSA, The National, Distillers, David Byrne & more)

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Jack White, Queens of The Stone Age, and The National headline. It’s the first announced reunion date for The Distillers, and the lineup also includes David Byrne, Fleet Foxes, The War On Drugs, Courtney Barnett, and much more.

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NPR’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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As always, NPR’s list mixes the pop/rock/rap/electronic/etc choices that most lists have with jazz, contemporary classical, and other stuff you may not have heard of.

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Kevin Devine lists his top LPs of 2017, announces 2018 solo shows

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Kevin also has a few shows coming up before the year ends, including two special shows in NYC.

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Torres, Lenny Kaye, Kevin Devine & more participating in Brooklyn Rock Lottery 8

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As in years past, 25 hand-picked musicians will gather early that Saturday morning, put their names in a hat which will then be drawn to form “bands” who then must write songs, rehearse and perform them that night.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for October 11, 2017

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Lots of brand new music on this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU, including songs from St. Vincent, Belle & Sebastian, Django Django, No Age, Prettiest Eyes, tUnE-yArDs, Sleigh Bells and more.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/29)

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This week’s Notable Releases include a huge artistic jump for Torres, the powerful and unique as ever TWIABP, Knapsack/Jealous Sound offshoot Racquet Club, and more.

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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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Torres reveals LP details & title track, playing NPR ‘Greatest Albums by Women’ show

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Torres’ 4AD debut is called ‘Three Futures’ and the title track and its video are out now. Before her tour, Torres will play a free NYC show in celebration of NPR’s upcoming list of the 150 Greatest Albums by Women with Hurray for the Riff Raff, Lizzo, Ronnie Spector, Rickie Lee Jones, and more.

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Angel Olsen, Michael Stipe, Madonna, and more participated in Women’s Marches (pics)

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Among the participants in the marches included many musicians, like Best Coast, members of The National, Haim, Amanda Palmer, Merrill Garbus of tUnE-YaRdS, Grimes, Michael Stipe, Tegan & Sara, Madonna, Janelle Monae, Regina Spektor, members of Wilco, Perfume Genius, Kim Gordon, Chelsea Wolfe, Britt Daniel of Spoon, Eleanor Friedberger, Torres, Mary Timony, Angel Olsen, Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak, Dan Deacon, and more.

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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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Remembering Cake Shop (pics, video, tributes)

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The Lower East Side indie rock venue closed on New Year’s Eve weekend.

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Mac DeMarco, Torres, Naughty by Nature & more playing Libera Awards this week in NYC

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This week in NYC is A2IM’s Indie Week, a music industry conference for Independent labels and service providers. It’s mostly panel discussions and workshops (such as “Reality 101 in the Land of Sync”)…

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Governors Ball 2016 day 2 pics (M83, De La Soul, Against Me!, Haim, Miguel & more)

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Check out pics from what turned out to be the final day of GovBall 2016.

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