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David Bowie's 'Low' at Brookfield Place
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members of Shearwater, Xiu Xiu & more played Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy (pics from ‘Low’ night, video)

David Bowie's Berlin Trilogy -- 1977’s ’Low’ and ’Heroes’ and 1979’s ’Lodger’ -- was performed live at NYC's Brookfield Place across three consecutive nights by an ensemble led by Shearwater/Loma's Jonathan Meiburg that also included  Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart, and many more...

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members of Shearwater, Deerhoof, Xiu Xiu & more playing Bowie’s “Berlin Trilogy” live in NYC

A whole bunch of cool musicians are coming together to perform David Bowie's ”Berlin Trilogy” (aka 1977's ’Low’ and ’Heroes’ and 1979's ’Lodger’, all of which he made in Berlin with Brian Eno and Tony Visconti) at three free shows in NYC...

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Loma (Shearwater + Cross Record) releasing debut on Sub Pop (hear a song)

Shearwater frontman (and former Okkervil River member) Jonathan Meiburg has a new collaborative project with Texas duo Cross Record, who Shearwater have toured with more than once...

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Okkervil River announce new album ‘Away’ & tour, share “Okkervil River R.I.P.”

Okkervil River have announced that they'll follow 2013's The Silver Gymnasium with a new album, Away, on September 9 via ATO. Main member Will Sheff recorded the album with an almost entirely different lineup, "most of them coming from the jazz and avant-garde world" (according to a press release). It also features Marissa Nadler, former Okkervil member and current Shearwater frontman Jonathan Meiburg, the yMusic ensemble, and more...

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Okkervil River’s three-night run of ‘Black Sheep Boy’ at Bowery Ballroom is underway, wrapping up tonight (night 2 pics)

Okkervil River are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their best album Black Sheep Boy with a reissue (due 12/4 via Jagjaguwar) and a tour that has them playing the album in f...

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Sharon Van Etten releasing new album, ‘Are We There?’ feat. mems of Shearwater, Torres, Lower Dens & Efterklang

Sharon Van Etten at GoogaMooga 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

Sharon Van Etten announced that she'll follow 2012's Tramp with a new album, Are We There...

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Mark Kozelek, Will Oldham, John Vanderslice, and more contributing to Jason Molina tribute album (stream a track)

Weary Engine Blues is the title of a forthcoming benefit album that pays tribute to Jason Molina who died last week. It will be released by Graveface Records and artists contributing Molina covers include Mark Kozelek, Will Oldham, Allo Darlin', Scout Niblett, John Vanderslice, Jeffrey Lewis, Damien Jurado, Jonathan Meiburg (Sheerwater), Hospital Ships, Wave Pictures, and more...

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Shearwater on tour, released some new stuff

Shearwater (more by Chris Graham)

Shearwater are multitaskin'. The band is currently on tour with Damien Jurado (hopefully following Thor's guidelines) but managed to squeeze out a new album of quirky instrumentals entitled Shearwater is Enron via their Bandcamp over the weekend...

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Xiu Xiu forms group w/ Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg, playing NYC w/ Merzbow, likes Talk Normal

Jamie Stewart @ Williamsburg Waterfront on July 11th (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)

Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart seems to be in an collaborative mood of late...

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Wye Oak & Shearwater recently toured, covered the Kinks, are playing the Whitney (sort of) (and other shows)

DOWNLOAD: Shearwater - Castaways (MP3)

Jonathan Meiburg @ All Points West 2009 (more by Chris La Putt)

Wye Oak's Andy Stack @ Pianos - BV CMJ 2008 (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)

Shearwater, who released their The Golden Archipelago LP on February 23rd (MP3 above), toured with Wye Oak earlier this year...

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