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Baroness expand tour, playing a suicide prevention benefit in Brooklyn

Baroness also play a few festivals, including Salt Lake City's Crucialfest, Mexico's Northside Fest, and San Bernardino, CA's Ozzfest Meets Knotfest. Continue reading…

The Best Things Keep Disappearing

17 hours agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Fluxblog

The Mynabirds “Golden Age” Even now, when musicians have the power to immediately release a new song to a variety of digital platforms, there’s usually a lag between a song being recorded and it being available to the public. This is part of why we haven’t had a lot of music responding to the election […]

Jay-Z played "Numb/Encore" for Chester Bennington at first '4:44? show, V Festival

Jay-Z played his first shows since releasing 4:44 at England's V Festival over the weekend. He headlined the festival's Weston Park stage on Saturday (8/19) and the Hylands Park stage on Sunday (8/20). The shows included the live debuts of several 4:44 songs... Continue reading…

AudioBoyz announce The Rise of Gqom on Hypermedium, premiere new track “Monster”

If you feel the earth moving under your feet just a little today — a subtle but definite rumble of “thick-freaky-nastiness” — don’t panic; you’re not alone. Last year — for late-coming Western audiences at least — the gqom bomb went off, and its wonky blast waves have been rolling out globally from the epicenter of Durban ever since. Show More Summary

Chappelle continued Radio City run w/ Lauryn Hill, Childish Gambino, Hannibal Buress, more

Dave Chappelle continued his 16-show Radio City residency over the weekend, having played shows with Trevor Noah on Friday (8/18), Childish Gambino on Saturday (8/19), and Lauryn Hill on Sunday (8/20). Surprise guests over the weekend included Hannibal Buress, Mo Amer, Pete Holmes, and more... Continue reading…

In rotation: 8/21/17

Kilkenny record store has the perfect response to those pesky bargain hunters: It’s pretty much the bane of retail workers across the country. Granted, dealing with suspect returns and grumpy customers is a bit of pain – but nothing comes close to reasoning with a haggler. Show More Summary

TVD’s The Idelic Hour with Jon Sidel

Greetings from Laurel Canyon! We are not like all the rest / You can see us any day of the week. / Come around, sit down, take a sniff, fall asleep / Baby you don’t have to speak. / I’d like to show you where it is / But then it wouldn’t even mean a […] The post TVD’s The Idelic Hour with Jon Sidel appeared first on The Vinyl District.

TVD Radar: Carol Burnett Sings reissue in stores 10/6

VIA PRESS RELEASE | It’s no wonder folks tend to forget that Carol Burnett was and is a heckuva singer; that’s what happens when you’re arguably the most talented and accomplished comedienne of your generation. Indeed, although Carol’s...Show More Summary

TVD Radar: We Were Going to Change the World: Interviews with Women from the 1970s and 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene in stores 8/21

“We thought we were going to change the world. I thought we were going to revolutionize the way men and women reacted with each other in politics, art, culture, and music.” —Exene Cervenka VIA PRESS RELEASE | The punk rock scene of the...Show More Summary

Gary Lucas, The TVD First Date

“I never fetishized vinyl. I mean I liked it fine, okay, when first introduced to those flat pancake discs—because, until the advent of the cassette and later its big brother the CD, what were the options? There weren’t none—so I just...Show More Summary

Graded on a Curve: Van Morrison, Blowin’ Your Mind!

Poor Van Morrison. Releasing your debut solo album is supposed to be a celebrity event, right? With all those months of needles and pins anticipation culminating in the birth of your first ever baby—your love child! Well, that’s notShow More Summary

In rotation: 8/18/17

Korean music fans turn to vinyl for vintage listening experience: Although Korea still lags behind in vinyl record sales compared to other countries, with no official figures tracking the sales yet, the people behind Machang Music & Pictures thought it was important for Korea to have its own pressing plant. Show More Summary

RVD Radar: L7: Pretend We’re Dead in theaters 9/1, Blu-ray/DVD 10/13

VIA PRESS RELEASE | The L7: Pretend We’re Dead documentary, produced by Blue Hats Creative will be released worldwide October 13 on VOD and Blu-ray / DVD. A multi-city theatrical screening tour of the film will kick off on SeptemberShow More Summary

Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers, The TVD Interview

“I wish I had a heart like ice,” Donald Fagen—or rather his character, uber-hip yet lovelorn jazz DJ Lester—yearns in “The Nightfly.” The track is a high point on an autobiography-infused nostalgiAlbum of high points. The Nightfly, Fagen’s...Show More Summary

Richard X Heyman, The TVD First Date

“There was always a lot of vinyl lying around the Heyman household. My father was into big band jazz as well as some classic comedy albums; my mother liked Broadway soundtracks and classical. My three older sisters were into this new...Show More Summary

What's going on Monday?

Midnight Oil, Sound of Ceres and more Monday show options. Continue reading…

Music Review: VIOLENCE - Human Dust to Fertilize the Impotent Garden

VIOLENCE Human Dust to Fertilize the Impotent Garden [PTP; 2017] Rating: 3/5 F ormer NON-affiliate Olin Caprison (VIOLENCE) isn’t shy about letting their hand bleed: this project is about power and the cosmetic machinations that mask...Show More Summary

Kesha Earns Second No. 1 Album with Rainbow

And the second-largest week for a female artist in 2017

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