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Sled Island 2018 in pics & review (Owen Pallett, Grouper, The Body, Shabazz Palaces & more)

Check out photos from all days of the Calgary fest, along with the rest of reviews from the final two days.

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Sled Island Day 2: Ufomammut shatter brain cells, Wye Oak play a church, more

Well rested and no longer trapped in the throes of air travel hell, I was ready to take in the sites... and members of Deerhoof and friends playing an improv set to a World Cup game at noon.

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Sled Island begins (We caught 40 Watt Sun, missed Mount Eerie)

The multi-venue Calgary music festival is now underway. Day one for me included a quiet set by 40 Watt Sun in a noisy bar.

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Deerhoof list What They’re Listening To In The Van (in NYC now)

Deerhoof land in NYC this week for 2 shows (BrooklynVegan Northside showcase included) before heading to Canada for Sled Island Fest which they helped curate. Meanwhile, we asked the band what they've been listening to, and guitarist John Dieterich made us this very interesting playlist. Check it out...

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Life In Vacuum releasing ‘All You Can Quit’ (stream “Jazz”)

Toronto punks Life In Vacuum first caught our ear back in 2014 when they released their album 5. They're now set to release their first full-length since 5, titled All You Can Quit...

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Canadian proto-grunge band Slow are back, planning new music, playing shows

”Were Slow influential? Absolutely. When I was coming up in the early and mid-’80s, everybody went to every good show, and whenever Slow came to Seattle, they put on a great show,” Sub Pop co-founder Jonathan Poneman said.

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Sled Island announces initial 2018 lineup

Deerhoof is the this year's Guest Curator and the initial 2018 lineup includes Dirty Projectors, 40 Watt Sun, Wye Oak, John Maus, Shabazz Palaces, Cherry Glazerr, Mount Eerie, 2017 Polaris Prize winner Lido Pimienta, Wand, Grouper, Tyondai Braxton and more.

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Mike Watt, DJ Quik, Shonen Knife & more added to 2017 Sled Island fest lineup

Sled Island takes place June 21 - 25 in Calgary, Alberta. More newly added artists include Guitar Wolf, MONO, Meatbodies, DIANA, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Pinkish Black, Uniform, and more.

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Sled Island fest announces initial 2017 lineup

This year's lineup includes Cloud Nothings, Converge, Low, Waxahatchee, Weyes Blood, Land of Talk, Mothers and more.

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Photo: Steven Simko
Photo: Steven Simko
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Spiral Stairs (Pavement) shares “Dundee Man” ++ talks new LP, touring, golf, IKEA & more in BV interview

Spiral Stairs' will play SXSW, then West Coast dates in April, and the rest of the country later in the year.

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