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Endless Boogie prep new LP (listen), playing shows; frontman Paul Major releasing book ‘Feel the Music’

Plus: Stephen Malkmus will talk with Paul Major about the book right before Endless Boogie take the stage at Bowery

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Tinariwen prep new LP ‘Elwan’ (ft. Kurt Vile, Mark Lanegan & more), touring with Dengue Fever in 2017

Malian Tuareg band Tinariwen are prepping for the release of a new album called Elwan, due out February 10 via ANTI-. The album, a follow-up to 2014's Emmaar, features contributions from Kurt Vile...

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Lou Reed's Love Songs: photo by Sachyn Mital
Lou Reed's Love Songs: photo by Sachyn Mital
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Anohni, Yo La Tengo, Laurie Anderson, David Johansen & more paid tribute to Lou Reed @ Lincoln Center (pics + video)

'The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed' was an all-day event as part of Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival.

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ANOHNI, David Johansen, Lenny Kaye, Emily Haines & lots more appearing at Lincoln Center’s all-day Lou Reed tribute

This free all-day event, features films, live music, art, and meditation, and more. More names: Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley, Doveman, JG Thirlwell, Jon Spencer, Mark Kozelek, Victoria Williams, John Zorn, Kim Cattrall (?!), Steve Buscemi and still more.

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Iggy Pop & his QOTSA/Arctic Monkeys band played SXSW (review, setlist)

No question the true highlights were times like when Iggy and this ace band took "Nightclubbing" into "The Passenger" into "China Girl" to end the pre-encore set, but then when they came back out to "Break Into Your Heart," it was just about as satisfying. As anyone who's seen Iggy recently knows, he is still unstoppable live in ways that almost seem physically impossible.

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Har Mar Superstar was on ‘Broad City’ premiere, releasing new Julian Casablancas-produced LP, touring (dates, streams)

Har Mar Superstar (aka talented wildman Sean Tillman) will release his new album, Best Summer Ever, on Julian Casablancas' Cult Records on April 15...

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Bonnie “Prince” Billy collaborated w/ Watter, playing pop-up shows at NYC bars on Saturday, made a video for RSD single

Bonnie "Prince" Billy (aka Will Oldham) and Watter (mem Grails, Slint) are teaming up as Bonnie Stillwater and will release The Devil Is People next week (4/28) via Termporary Residence ...

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Tinariwen releasing a new LP, touring (SXSW & 2 NYC shows)

Tinariwen at Austin Psych Fest 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)

Malian band Tinariwen have announced that they'll release a new album, Emmaar, on February 11 via ANTI-, who also released their last album, 2011's Tassili...

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Dylan Fest returning to NYC for 2 nights in 2013

Like in previous years, Bob Dylan tribute Dylan Fest is returning to NYC, this time happening at Bowery Ballroom on November 11 and 12. It features many of the usual suspects (who also bring us Stones Fest and Petty Fest, including Patrick Carney (Black Keys), Doyle Bramhall II, Jason Isbell, Dhani Harrison Erika Wennerstrom (Heartless Bastards), Elvis Perkins, Ruby Amanfu, Craig Finn & Tad Kubler (The Hold Steady), Jessie Malin, Grouplove, rock photographer Danny Clinch, Matt Sweeney, Amanda Shires, Chase Cohl, Jack Dishel, Steve Schiltz, Mike G, Josh Lattanzi, Sammy James...

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Endless Boogie releasing ‘Long Island’ (stream a track), playing NYC release show

How do you like your Boogie? In short blasts or do you want it to go on longer, preferably forever? If you fall in the latter camp you are probably already familiar with longrunning NYC act Endless Boogie...

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