Tag Archives: X Ambassadors

Eminem doesn’t sound revived at all on ‘Revival’ — a first-impressions review

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s nice that Eminem hates Trump, but that doesn’t forgive his current inability to write music that’s fun to listen to.

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Newsworthy: 3/12/17

Source: Fuzzy Logic

Newsworthy: 3/12/17

Have you heard the word? Here’s a few items of interest you may want to know about.

A big news item coming out of last week was the release of a new Blonde Redhead EP – the 3 O’Clock EP. It’s hard to believe they’ve been around for nearly 25 years, and still making their gorgeous, haunting dreamscapes. The video for “Golden Light” premiered on Consequence of Sound and is worth repeated views.
   

Also hard to believe is that Elliott Smith‘s Either/Or is 20 years old. To commemorate the 20th anniversary, Kill Rock Stars rereleased the record with ...

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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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Pandora’s “Top Thumb Hundred” of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There’s lots of Drake.

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Roots Picnic NYC is this weekend, set times revealed

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Saturday is the day The Roots headline with a collaborative set with D’Angelo and John Mayer. On Sunday they headline with a collaborative set with David Byrne, Nile Rodgers, and Wu-Tang Clan.

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Roots Picnic happening in NYC w/ David Byrne, D’Angelo, Wu-Tang Clan, Nile Rodgers & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After nine years in Philly, The Roots are finally picnicking it in NYC.

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Sasquatch Festival 2016 – Monday pics (Thunderpussy, Grimes, Florence, Oddisee & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The fourth and final day of our four days in the Gorge, in photos. Also check out.
day one pics HERE. Day two HERE. Day three HERE.

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Lollapalooza 2016 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Radiohead vs Ghost vs Major Lazer; Lana Del Rey vs The Last Shadow Puppets vs J Cole; Red Hot Chili Peppers vs Disclosure vs Vic Mensa; Bloc Party vs Vince Staples; and more.

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Modern Colour @ The Radio 104.5 Block Party at Festival Pier.

Source: Jump Philly

Text and images by Brianna Spause. The first time he heard Modern Colour‘s name on the radio, it gave drummer, Tom Weir goosebumps. Radio 104.5 has shown some love to the independent rock outfit recently, but it doesn’t end at the on-air shout outs. When Modern Colour opened the first of the free 2016 Summer […]Modern Colour @ The Radio 104.5 Block Party at Festival Pier.

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Best Weekend Ever: Pearl Jam, Battle of the College Bands, and Block Party!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Amanda Silberling

April is ending already and with May, comes warmer weather and outdoor shows! Don’t miss out on getting sun in as you enjoy some of your favorite bands!

Best Weekend Ever: Pearl Jam, Battle of the College Bands, and Block Party!

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The rockers of Pearl Jam are coming to the Wells Fargo Center for an unforgettably sold-out night. Pearl Jam is just one of many artists who cancelled their shows in North Carolina to show their support for the LGBT community after HB2 was put into place. Thankfully, the City of Brotherly Love is a place where discrimination is not tolerated and Pearl Jam can play ...

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Best Weekend Ever: Pearl Jam, Battle of the College Bands, and Block Party!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Amanda Silberling

April is ending already and with May, comes warmer weather and outdoor shows! Don’t miss out on getting sun in as you enjoy some of your favorite bands!

Best Weekend Ever: Pearl Jam, Battle of the College Bands, and Block Party!

Thursday 4/28:

The rockers of Pearl Jam are coming to the Wells Fargo Center for an unforgettably sold-out night. Pearl Jam is just one of many artists who cancelled their shows in North Carolina to show their support for the LGBT community after HB2 was put into place. Thankfully, the City of Brotherly Love is a place where discrimination is not tolerated and Pearl Jam can play ...

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Canadian Music Week announces 2016 schedule, including BV / M for Montreal showcase w/ Duchess Says & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan


Canadian Music Week
happens in Toronto from May 2 – 8 at venues all over the city. This year’s lineup includes Eagles of Death Metal, The Black Lips, Tegan & Sara, Bob Mould, Wild Nothing, Fat White Family, White Lung, Baroness, Tommy Stinson, Dilly Dally, No Joy and more. Fe…

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5 UArts Bands You Need To Know Now

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Brittany Salerno

At the heart of Philadelphia, The University of The Arts produces musical acts at an unprecedented rate thanks to an unparalleled creative community of artists unlike any other. One of few in the world to house all the arts under one roof, the school is a crucible of talent and incubator of collaboration that transcends every platform from basements and house shows to nationally televised events, award shows and even the silver screen. These hallowed halls have housed notable talents that include Academy Award winner/30 Seconds To Mars front man Jared Leto, double-platinum Bucks ...

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Bonnaroo announces single-day lineups

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Tennessee festival announced their single-day lineups today.

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Rihanna is Anti-Pop Star and Anti-Convention on ‘ANTI’

Source: Rock On Philly

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With about a decades worth of achievements and cultural milestones under her belt, Rihanna continues her growth as an artist with her latest release ANTI.  As the youngest solo artist to score a record-breaking amount of top singles on the billboard hot 100, Rihanna continues her winning streak with ANTI,  an unapologetic album lacking the average pop hooks and full of a dark angst that only the Good-Girl-Gone-Bad could bring alive. It’s no surprise that ANTI sounds nothing like the RiRi we’re used to: ANTI is her first album away from a major label. The Barbados ...

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Radio 104.5 Winter Jam 2016 Blasts off the New Year

Source: Rock On Philly

Photography by Mike Mauger

The Radio 104.5 Winter Jam 2016 had some of the same of 2015. Same venue (XFINITY Live!), one of the same artists (Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness), but, oh, what a difference a year makes! Last year’s party was complete with a snow/rain mixture and frigid temperatures, much to be expected in the dead of Philadelphia winter. This year, however, felt closer to spring. Temperatures reached well past fifty degrees and the sun shone down on everyone’s shoulders, as if reminding us that warmer weather and more outdoor concerts are on the way.

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