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Max & Igor Cavalera (ex-Sepultura) to form “metal version of the White Stripes,” produced by James Murphy

Cavalera Conspiracy at Irving Plaza in 2008 (more by Lori Bally)

Sepultura's Cavalera bros, guitarist Max and drummer Igor, have been talked into forming a "metal version of the White Stripes" by none other than James Murphy of DFA Records and LCD Soundsystem...

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YACHT played Shea Stadium and DFA 12th Anniversary, will be back in August for shows at MHOW and Surf Lodge

YACHT @ DFA 12th Anniversary (via @brooklynvegan instagram)

YACHT were just in town, having played both tiny Shea Stadium on Friday (5/24) and then the massive DFA 12th Anniversary Party at Grand Prospect Hall on Saturday night (5/25)...

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What’s going on Saturday?

Converge @ 'Decibel' party in Philly, January 2013 (more by Shaun Regan)

today in NYC
* Gaucho @ Joe's Pub
* Nervo @ Pacha NYC
* Cumbiagra @ Barbes
* Macy Gray @ City Winery
* Greg Proops @ The Bell House
* Wayne Horvitz: Duets @ The Stone
* The Denzels, Neighbors @ Glasslands
* Kurt Rosenwinkel @ Le Poisson Rouge
* Scott Kettner's Orgy In Rhythm @ Barbes
* Japanese Guy, XA @ Secret Project Robot
* Monocle, Liam Singer, Grg Ptrsn @ Union Hall
* Michael Scott, Ryan Hobler, Ellis @ Cake Shop
* Var, Pharmakon, DJ Antony Naples @ The Rink
* Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers @ Beacon Theater
* Born Loose, Birds of Avalon, Snails @ Union Pool
* Conspiracy of Beards, Tall Tall Trees @ Cloud City
* JD Samson (of Le Tigre), Average Jo (DJ) @ Littlefield
* The Gaslight Anthem, The Hold Steady @ The Stone Pony
* The Austerity Program, Nonagon, Risk/Reward @ Don Pedro
* Scratch Massive, MR NO, M/O/S/E/S, Cezaire (DJ) @ Glasslands
* Benoit and Sergio, Dave Harrington, Justin Strauss @ Cameo Gallery
* Claire's Diary, The Tablets, Tiny Tusks, Bad Behavior @ The Acheron
* Purmamarca, All the Parts of the Buffalo, Wild Leaves @ The Rock Shop
* Banquets, Signals Midwest, Nightmares For A Week, Crimes @ Maxwell's
* Converge, Meek is Murder, Trench Foot, Dead Serious @ Saint Vitus Bar
* denitia and sene, Pegasus Warning, Tamara Davidson @ Cameo Gallery
* Guerilla Toss, Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Skimask, Saralee @ Death By Audio
* Lemuria, Bridge and Tunnel, Jeff Rosenstock, Warm Slow Death @ Shea Stadium
* Celestial Shore, Weed Hounds, Potty Mouth, Slime Boyz, Brown Bread @ Big Snow
* Wayne Horvitz and the Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble, Doug Wieselman @ The Stone
* Honor By August, Stone Cold Fox, These Animals, White Lace, Flashlights @ Mercury Lounge
* The Motor Tom, The Rabbit and The Hare, The Bonesetters, Cheerleader, Kevin McWha Steele @ Pianos
* Amanda Palmer, Mina Caputo, Abel Ferrara, Spanking Charlene, Beautiful Small Machines @ Bowery Ballroom
* Aaron Dilloway, Clang Quartet, Gerritt Wittmer, Pod Blotz, Peter J. Wo...

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tix to DFA 12th Anniversary Party back on sale; stream a new Crystal Ark remix; win tix to see YACHT at Shea Stadium

The Crystal Ark @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar 2011 (more is this Saturday (5/25) at Brooklyn's wonderous Grand Prospect Hall featuring a cavalcade of the label's talent, including live performances from YACHT, Shit Robot, Black Dice, Planningtorock, Prinzhorn Dance School, Factory Floor and more; and DJ sets from James Murphy, Nancy Whang, Juan Maclean, Tim Sweeny and more...

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Holy Ghost! released new single, playing shows including Governors Ball and New Order tour (dates, video)

Holy Ghost!, who are playing the Governors Ball next month and touring with New Order this summer, are working on their new album, Dynamics...

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watch a short documentary about DFA Records narrated by Marc Maron

You can't throw a stick in this town without hitting something related to the Red Bull Music Academy's monthlong takeover of NYC. One of the most anticipated events is the sold-out DFA 12th Anniversary Party which happens May 25 at the rococco wonderland that is Grand Prospect Hall...

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YACHT, Prinzhorn Dance School & Larry Gus playing Shea Stadium before sold-out DFA 12th Anniversary party

YACHT @ T5, Oct 2012 (more by Diana Wong)
As mentioned before, DFA Records is throwing a 12th Anniversary party on May 25 at Brooklyn's spectacular Grand Prospect Hall, which is part of the Red Bull Music Academy's NYC takeover...

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Brooklyn’s amazing Grand Prospect Hall will host DFA’s 12th Anniversary party (James Murphy, YACHT & loads more)

NYCers might be familiar with the infamous commercials for the spectacular Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, with the proprieters finishing off the commercial by yelling "WE MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE" at the top of their lungs...

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Red Bull Music Academy reveals full NYC lineup (Oneohtrix, Lee Perry, Andy Stott, Laurel Halo, Skream, Le1f, Young Chop, Big Freedia, Pantha Du Prince, Congos/Sun Araw, more)

As mentioned, tickets went on sale today for the previously announced Red Bull Music Academy events, which take over NYC from April 28 to May 31...

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Photo by Greg Cristman |
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James Murphy suing DFA partner Tim Goldsworthy; tickets on sale for upcoming Red Bull Music Academy shows

James Murphy on SS Coachella 2012 (more by Greg Cristman)

LCD Soundsystem/DFA Records man James Murphy is suing Tim Goldsworthy, who he formed DFA with in 2001, but who moved out of New York to the UK three years ago...

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