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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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

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Remembering Cake Shop (pics, video, tributes)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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

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20 artists to see at Governors Ball 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Kanye West to Beck to Courtney Barnett, here’s the 20 artists we’re most excited about playing Governors Ball.

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Governors Ball 2016 (Kanye vs Death Cab, M83 vs The Killers, The Strokes vs Robyn)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC music festival Governors Ball returns to Randall’s Island from June 3-5, and now the set times have been revealed.

As always, there are some tough conflicts…

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Julien Baker at Boot & Saddle, Madalean Gauze at Kung Fu Necktie, Torres at Johnny Brenda’s and more…

Source: The Key (WXPN)

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Julien Baker | photo by Jake Cunningham | courtesy of the artist

Memphis native Julien Baker brings her debut solo LP to Boot & Saddle tonight. K. Ross Hoffman explored Sprained Ankle for a Key profile last week, noting that that the songs are “harrowing stuff; an impressionistic but unflinching annal of addiction, self-loathing and spiritual crisis…” set up against “unadorned but graceful melodies and simple, minimal acoustic guitar and piano arrangements.” Listen to “Something” below and pick up tickets to the 21+ show with Abi Reimold here.

Local singer-songwriter Madalean Gauze plays Kung Fu Necktie. You ...

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Download a 5 song sampler by Torres

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Torres | Photo by Shawn BrackbillTorres is Brooklyn based singer-songwriter Mackenzie Scott. In a stunning essay that NPR Music’s Ann Powers wrote about Torres’s music, Powers says, “Scott’s skill and ambition as a lyricist thrills, especially given her young age, 24.” Torres just released her … Continued

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Rock On Philly Interviews Torres at SXSW

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We had such a blast at SXSW this year and got to check out tons of awesome new artists. Check out our interview with Torres at the Culture Collide Showcase at Bar 96 on Rainey Street, sponsored by Dr. Martens.

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Torres announces new tour dates, shares video

Source: The Swollen Fox

TorresTorres, who opened for Strand of Oaks at Union Transfer last December, will return to Philadelphia to headline Boot & Saddle on Saturday, June 27. Tickets are on sale now here. You can find her full schedule here.

Torres’ sophomore album, Sprinter, will be out on May 5. She has just released a new video for the album’s lead single, “Strange Hellos.” Watch it below.

Finally, Out of Town Films has just released a session with Torres, during which she performed “Cowboy Guilt.” Watch that below as well.

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Nashville’s Torres is now Brooklyn based

Source: Deli Magazine NY

Catchy magazine headlines and conversations overheard on the train might lead you to suspect a mass exodus out of NYC, but recently Brooklyn snagged Mackenzie Scott of the songwriting project Torres away from Nashville. For many artists, nostalgia is an easy route, but Torres’ songs rarely allow that kind of distance — there is something dangerous and she’s touching it now, she has a fresh cut and she’s washing it now. Scott will sing a statement with grace and tolerance but repeat the line until it drives her mad enough to shriek it. Torres primarily utilizes guitar and drums with ...

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