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pics: The Ecstatic World of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda @ Knockdown Center

This tribute to the late, great Alice Coltrane was part of the 2017 Red Bull Music Academy.

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watch Doug Hream Blunt perform with David Byrne, The Rapture’s Luke Jenner & more at BV-presented show at Baby’s

Check out the somewhat steamy performance of "Big Top."

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Doug Hream Blunt, whose LP was reissued by Luaka Bop (listen), playing $3 BV-Presents Shabazz Palaces show

Doug will also play two other NYC shows while in town.

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SHABAZZ PALACES playing $3 SMALL show…. with DOUG HREAM BLUNT (BV Presents, RSVP!)

Rapper Finding Novyon is also flying in for this BrooklynVegan curated Red Bull Sound Select show.

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Brooklyn Flea Record Fair DJ lineup (sets streaming live on RBMA Radio)

The Brooklyn Flea Record Fair is coming up Saturday, May 14 at Smorgasburg in Williamsburg with booths from indie record labels, record stores and used vinyl dealers...

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David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label celebrating 25th anniversary w/ NYC events, releasing William Onyeabor box set

David Byrne w/ Arcade Fire at Barclays Center (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

David Byrne's Luaka Bop label is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and leading up to the Atomic B...

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David Byrne says Google is evil

David not worrying about his phone @ BAM (more by Chris La Putt)

David Byrne thinks Google is evil. He expresses this opinion, after having problems with one of his Android devices, in a post -- he's too even-keeled to write anything you'd call a rant -- on his website titled "Google is Evil": Poking around, it seems that the latest version of Android (KitKat) disables certain kinds of uses on these storage cards that I had purchased; Google (who helped develop the Android operating system, and later bought it) seems to have intentionally crippled my devices...

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cult-funk singer William Onyeabor releasing LP on Luaka Bop; release parties happening (NYC’s is w/ Steve Shelly & more)

If Fela Kuti was a child of James Brown, fellow Nigerian William Onyeabor is something like the next-generation musical offspring of Parliament-Funkadelic...

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Luaka Bop curation continues tonight w/ members of Yeasayer & friends @ The Stone; New Year’s Eve is a big improv jam

Anand Wilder with Yeasayer at Jones Beach in July (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

The record label David Byrne started in 1988, Luaka Bop, has been curating the club John Zorn started, The Stone, since December 15...

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PS1’s 2011 ‘Warm Up’ lineup announced

The full schedule for MoMa's 20l1 'Warm Up' season at PS1 has since been announced. The dance parties happen at the Long Island City location every Saturday from July 2 through September 3 from 2 PM to 9 PM...

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