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Finn Wolfhard’s band Calpurnia brought screaming fans to Rough Trade

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Watch Finn Wolfhard’s band Calpurnia cover Weezer, Twin Peaks, Pixies, and The Velvet Underground at their debut NYC show, punctuated by the piercing screams of fans.

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52 of the best indie holiday songs (listen to a playlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Add an indie rock twist to your holiday season with festive tunes by Bright Eyes, Sufjan Stevens, Cat Power, Death Cab for Cutie, Low, The Shins, The Flaming Lips, Fiona Apple, Tegan & Sara, Cocteau Twins, Weezer, The Decemberists, The Raveonettes, Sharon Van Etten & many more.

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Finn Wolfhard’s band Calpurnia recording EP with Twin Peaks singer

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Calpurnia, led by Finn Wolfhard aka Mike Wheeler in ‘Stranger Things,’ have signed a deal with Royal Mountain Records (Mac DeMarco, Alvvays) for their debut EP.

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Weezer and Pixies announce 2018 co-headline summer tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Weezer and the Pixies have announced a co-headlining North American tour for summer 2018. Pixies’ influence on Weezer is undeniable, and head of this tour, Pixies’ Frank Black said, “We’re all big Weezer fans…

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The Meadows 2017 Sunday pics (RHCP, Nas, Ghostface Killah, more)

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The 2017 edition of The Meadows wrapped up Sunday with sets from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sleigh Bells, Weezer, Nas, Ghostface Killah, Broken Social Scene, Action Bronson, and more.

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The Meadows 2017 set times (Gorillaz vs M.I.A., Weezer vs Nas)

Fortunately, there’s no overlap at all with Jay-Z.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (7/28)

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This week’s Notable Releases include Manchester Orchestra’s best LP in years, Vic Mensa’s long-awaited debut, Arcade Fire’s disappointing ‘Everything Now,’ and more.

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Firefly on the Fly, Day Two: Weezer, Judah & The Lion, Sofi Tukker, Flume, Twenty One Pilots, and more

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Firefly on the Fly, Day Two: Weezer, Judah & The Lion, Sofi Tukker, Flume, Twenty One Pilots, and more

Weezer | Firefly Music Festival 2017 | Photo by John Vettese

Here’s a quick rundown of day two of the Firefly Music Festival. While there were over thirty bands on the schdedule on Friday, the big hits of the day were Twenty One Pilots — whose fans are the hypest people at the festival by far — and Judah & The Lion, who opened the main stage in the afternoon. Judah & The Lion joined Twenty One Pilots during their set to cover “Tubthumping” by Chumbawumba and “Jump Around” by House of Pain and the world exploded.

Sofi Tukker was ...

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more Boston Calling Sunday pics (Weezer, Run the Jewels, Mitski, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sunday at Boston Calling had sets from Weezer, Run The Jewels, Cage the Elephant, Piebald, Mitski, Converge, The Hotelier, Hiss Golden Messenger, and more.

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Boston Calling day 3 pics & review (Tool, Wolf Parade, Converge, Piebald, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Boston Calling wrapped up with Tool, Wolf Parade, Converge, Piebald, Run the Jewels, Weezer, Flatbush Zombies, Mitski, The Hotelier, and more.

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Firefly Festival 2017 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There aren’t really any major conflicts! Most headliners have no overlap at all.

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Boston Calling 2017 set times

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Chance the Rapper vs Sigur Ros? Run the Jewels vs Wolf Parade?

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The Meadows fest 2017 lineup & tix: Jay Z, RHCP, Gorillaz, Nas, Future, Weezer, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers & Gorillaz headline, with Future, Nas, Weezer, Run the Jewels, Erykah Badu, M.I.A., LL Cool J, Action Bronson, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Broken Social Scene, Migos, Blood Orange and more.

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Float Fest brings tubing, camping, Passion Pit, MGMT, Weezer & more to Texas

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 lineup for “the only festival in the world to combine the Texas tradition of floating the San Marcos river, live music, camping, and a carnival” is here.

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Firefly Music Festival 2017 daily lineups & single-day tickets

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Saturday probably has the most exciting headliners: The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, and Bob Dylan.

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Boston Calling 2017 day-by-day lineups

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Chance the Rapper, Bon Iver, Sigur Ros and Solange all on one day; Tool, Weezer, Run the Jewels, Converge, Piebald, and Wolf Parade all on one day.

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SXSW adds Wu Tang, New Pornographers, Polica, Joey Bada$$, more to 2017 lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This update features some of the biggest names yet, including New Pornographers, Future Islands, Wu Tang Clan, Grandaddy, Joey Bada$$, Polica, Sylvan Esso, Royal Trux, Weezer, and Julie Byrne.

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Firefly 2017 lineup: Bob Dylan, Muse, Weezer, Chance the Rapper, Shins, AFI, Busta Rhymes, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: The Weeknd, T-Pain, Flume, Miike Snow, Kesha, Franz Ferdinand, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Hamilton Leithauser, and more.

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The Grammys Play It Safe Again for the 2017 Nominations

Source: Rock On Philly

What’s safer: a kindergarten playground or the Grammy 2017 nominations?

If you chose the latter, you are correct. Once again, The Recording Academy has stuck to their usual favorites (especially in the major categories) and with few exceptions has ignored the vast array of talented musicians out of mainstream radio’s reach.

Roots rock singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson is the only outlier in the Best Album of the Year category, which also includes Adele, Beyoncé, Drake and Justin Bieber. Record of the Year and Song of the Year only features mainstream artists. The Recording Academy then uses those same artists for ...

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Artists list their top albums of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Check out lists from Into It. Over It., Jay Som, Chris Farren, Bob Nanna (Braid), Steve Bays (Hot Hot Heat), Amber Arcades, DOOMSQUAD, and more.

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this week’s playlist for BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on Sirius XMU

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s episode features songs from Mitski, Solange, Blood Orange, ANOHNI, Leonard Cohen and more.

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Forecastle 2017 lineup: LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey, Run the Jewels, Conor Oberst, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The festival also includes Weezer, Vince Staples, Charles Bradley, Modern Baseball, Cashmere Cat, Foxygen, and more.

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NPR’s Top 100 Songs of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Oathbreaker to Fifth Harmony to Mitski to Beyonce, here’s NPR’s 100 favorite songs of the year.

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