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Sam Amidon releasing a new LP, touring (dates, stream)

Sam Amidon at SXSW 2011 (more by Tim Griffin) Sam Amidon is releasing a new album of re-imagined folk songs, Lily-O, on September 30 via Nonesuch. The album features jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, as well as past Sam Amidon collaborators...

Kayo Dot releasing a new LP (stream a track), announce Trans Pecos show

by Ian Chainey Kayo Dot at IO SXSW showcase, 2014 (more by Tim Griffin) Kayo Dot warned that Coffins on Io, their new album to be released on October 16 via The Flenser Records, was going to be different. In...

LA Font released debut album and new 7", playing East Coast show in August (dates, streams)

by Bill Pearis Los Angeles band LA Font make hooky guitar pop that's equal parts '70s powerpop and '90s indie rock. I caught them in Austin at SXSW this year and they're a pretty fun live band too. Their debut...

Black Cobra & Lo-Pan touring together, playing IO-presented show at Saint Vitus w/ Kings Destroy & Godmaker (dates)

by Ian Chainey Black Cobra at SXSW 2012 (more by Greg Cristman) Deafening duo Black Cobra will be heading out on the road for a month long tour with fellow thick-tone rockers Lo-Pan. The tour gets rolling at the end...

The Heavy Lowdown: Kayo Dot, Pestilence, Bölzer, Pelican, 1349, Decapitated, Midnight, weekend shows & more

by Ian Chainey Kayo Dot at IO SXSW showcase, 2014 (More by Tim Griffin) Looks like a lot of bands spent the spring making sweet, sweet albums in the studio. First up is Kayo Dot, the avant-garde concern of Toby...

Jungle touring North America, played 'Kimmel' (dates, video)

Jungle at SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) The semi-mysterious London funk band Jungle have been steadily growing their buzz folowing the release of 2013's The Heat EP, will release their self-titled debut full length on July 15 via XL....

Ascetic House celebrating Independence Day Weekend in NYC w/ Destruction Unit shows, related projects & more

Destruction Unit at SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Ascetic House is an ever-evolving group of people collaborating with each other. It started off as a handful of us, but it's grown to include people in different cities and countries....

Mew working on LP, get their old bassist back at Northside Fest (the one in Denmark)

Mew's bassist @ SXSW 2007 (not their bassist anymore) (more) Confusingly, there are two Northside Fests that happen the same weekend in different parts of the world. If you read this website, you're well acquainted with the one in Brooklyn....

Harvey Sid Fisher playing Northside Festival

Harvey Sid Fisher @ BVSXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Some of you may have come to the official BrooklynVegan SXSW showcase this year that was stacked with killer punk. If you got there early, you may have also seen...

Ten (somewhat smaller) Northside shows we're excited to see

by Bill Pearis and Andrew Sacher Eagulls @ SXSW 2014 (more by Tim Griffin) As you may well be aware, the The Northside Festival starts this week in Brooklyn, the music portion of which runs from Thursday - Sunday (June...

Silver Snakes released an album, touring with Vattnet Viskar (dates & LP stream)

by Ian Chainey Vattnet Viskar at SXSW in 2013 (more by Greg Cristman) New Hampshire's Vattnet Viskar will be embarking on another road trip this July. The atmospheric black metallers with a doom streak have been racking up the miles...

What's going on Sunday? (Governors Ball, Damon Albarn, IUD, Rough Francis, Blondes, Dinowalrus, Pygmy Lush, more)

Damon Albarn @ SXSW 2014 (more by Tim Griffin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Governors Ball @ Randall's Island< NYC's Governors Ball continues to grow and rival...

Univers made a new video, playing Primavera Sound

Barcelona's Univers were in NYC not too long ago, playing shows after their time at SXSW. The band have just released the video for their song "Travessant La Llum Del Sol" (from their debut album) which makes its premiere...

What's going on Thursday? (Pains, Death Cab, Ex-Cult, TEEN, Reigning Sound, Cass McCombs, Creation Records doc, more)

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart at SXSW 2014 (more by Steven Noreyko) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Fear...

Angel Haze playing a free House of Vans show before touring Europe (dates)

Angel Haze at SXSW 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Angel Haze has a European tour coming up in July following a Glastonbury appearance, but before leaving home the NYC-based rapper will play a free local show on June 7 at...

Perfect Pussy expand tour, playing VH1 Northside show before Pitchfork's show (updated dates)

Perfect Pussy at SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) The road-hungry Perfect Pussy are already set to bring their seemingly endless tour back to NYC for a Pitchfork Northside show on Friday, June 13 at Saint Vitus with Hop Along,...

Radioactivity touring w/ Bad Sports, playing Baby's (dates)

by Andrew Sacher Radioactivity on a bridge during SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Radioactivity, the band led by Marked Men guitarists/vocalists Jeff Burke and Mark Ryan, put out their self-titled debut LP last year which basically picked up where...

What's going on Tuesday? (Angel Olsen, Owen Pallett, Eagulls, Eddie Izard, Colin Blunstone, Lykke Li, Howler, more)

Angel Olsen at SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Son Lux, Rafiq Bhatia @ Le Poisson Rouge Son Lux has collaborated with...

La Femme wrap up North American tour at Austin Psych Fest, offer video for "Welcome America" (watch)

surfing, La Femme style, at Austin Psych Fest (via @spinalfantasy) La Femme just wrapped up their long North American tour that had them here from SXSW through last weekend's Austin Psych Fest, including a whole bunch of NYC shows including...

NXNE expands 2014 lineup again (Future Islands, Xiu Xiu, AraabMUZIK, Kirin J Callinan, Autre Ne Veut & more)

Viet Cong @ BV SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) The NXNE Festival happens in venues all over Toronto, Cananda from June 13 - 22. They've already had a few lineup announcements and have just released another round of artist...

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