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Polaris 2015 Long List revealed (Drake, New Pornographers, DFA1979, Caribou, Alvvays, White Lung, Viet Cong, more)

The long list for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, Canada's annual award for a great album, has been announced. It includes Drake, The New Pornographers, Death From Above 1979, Caribou, Alvvays, White Lung, Viet Cong, METZ, Cold Specks, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld, Patrick Watson, Absolutely Free, Badbadnotgood & Ghostface Killah, Braids, Tobias Jesso Jr an...

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Sufjan Stevens shares another new song; Cold Specks, Naomi Shelton and Moses Sumney opening select tour dates

Sufjan Stevens already revealed "No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross" off his bare-bones new album, Carrie & Lowell (due 3/31 via Asthmatic Kitty), and now he's put out another, "Should Have Known ...

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Afropunk Festival 2014 in pics & videos (D’Angelo, Bad Brains w/ guests, Body Count, Fishbone, Shabazz Palaces, more)

After weeks of will-he-or-won't-he speculation, enigmatic R&B recluse D'Angelo made good on his promise to headline the 2014 Afropunk festival in Brooklyn on Sunday night...

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Cold Specks releasing new LP featuring Michael Gira, playing Afropunk Fest this weekend, touring this fall (dates, LP stream)

Cold Specks at Webster Hall in 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Canadian goth-inflected soul songwriter Cold Specks, who is playing AfroPunk this weekend in Brooklyn, will release Neuroplasticity on August 25, including two songs that feature Swans Michael Gira...

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AfroPunk 2014 expands lineup: Bad Brains (but no HR), Sharon Jones, Cro-Mags, King Britt, DJ Rashad tribute & more

Bad Brains at DeLuna Fest 2012 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

As discussed, the free 2014 AfroPunk Festival is going down in Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park from August 23...

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AfroPunk 2014 lineup (D’Angelo, Body Count, Trash Talk, SZA, Shabazz Palaces, Fishbone, Cold Specks & more)

D'Angelo at Brooklyn Bowl in 2013 (more by PSquared)

We already know Shabazz Palaces and clipping. would be playing Brooklyn's free AfroPunk Festival in Commodore Barry Park (8/23-24) and now many more artists have been announced...

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Swans announce new album, ‘To Be Kind,’ featuring St. Vincent, Cold Specks, and Little Annie

"Recording with Michael Gira and Swans was a dream come true. Proud to have been a part of an epicly great record. #johncongleton" - St. Vincent
Swans at Warsaw in 2013 (more by Caroline Harrison)

Swans are finally set to follow up their excellent 2012 LP The Seer with a new album, To Be Kind, on May 13 via Michael Gira's Young God label in North American and Mute worldwide...

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Moby announces new album featuring Wayne Coyne, Mark Lanegan, Cold Specks, Damien Jurado, more (listen to a song)

Moby at Moogfest 2011 (more by Diana Wong)

The last album from electronic musician Moby was the rather downcast Destroyed., which he put out in 2011...

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Jim James played Webster Hall with Cold Specks (pics)

It's a strange juxtaposition going from witnessing a caped James fronting My Morning Jacket at a packed Madison Square Garden, which holds roughly 20,000 during concerts, to seeing his dancing, up-close in a Blues Brothers-themed suit, 20 blocks south at Webster Hall, which fills with a little more than 1,400 at the main stage...

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