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Superchunk release acoustic version of ‘Foolish’ w/ Allison Crutchfield, Owen Pallett, more

”I didn’t want this to sound like ’acoustic demos recorded 25 years after the fact’ or a band trying to ’rock out’ except on acoustic guitars, though to be fair we do some rocking out.” - Superchunk's Mac McCaughan.

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The Dream Syndicate played 2 nights @ Mercury Lounge (setlists, pics, video)

The Dream Syndicate celebrated the release of their new album ’These Times’ with two intimate shows at Mercury Lounge. Both shows were opened by Stephen McCarthy of The Long Ryders...

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The Dream Syndicate announce new LP & tour, share “Black Light” video

Frontman Steve Wynn cites J Dilla’s ’Donuts’ as inspiration for the new Dream Syndicate album.

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Sharon Van Etten at ACL 2018 (more by Andy Sawyer)
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listen to Sharon Van Etten’s “SVE Soundtrack of ’18” playlist

”Wanted to share songs that have been the soundtrack of my life this year. Hope you all find some songs that can be the soundtrack of yours as well.” - Sharon Van Etten

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Titus Andronicus playing Rough Trade on Record Store Day (and Scottapalooza)

Titus Andronicus just wrapped an acoustic tour that concluded with a Brooklyn show at Murmrr Theatre. The've got a couple more appearances in NYC still to come, though this month.

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Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey performing their 1991 album ‘Mavericks’ in full in NYC and Philadelphia

While The dB's have been back in action for the better part of a decade (including a new album last year), frontmen Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey are going to revisit their lovely 1991 collaboration, Mavericks, which they made for Rhino records after the band had broken up (and long after Stamey had left the group)...

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watch the video for Chris Stamey’s “Lovesick Blues”

As one half of the songwriting core of The dB's, Chris Stamey has been the off-kilter ying to Peter Holsapple's twangier yang. Following The dB's 2012 comeback LP, Falling Off the Sky, Chris Stamey will release Lovesick Blues on February 5...

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The dB’s playing Maxwell’s before Hopscotch Music Fest

Like their Hoboken neighbors The Feelies, The dB's tend to be homebodies, not touring much -- even with a new album out, their first in 25 years...

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The dB’s released ‘Falling Off the Sky’ (stream); playing shows (LPR is Friday)

A number of your contemporaries, most notably, R.E.M., have been calling it quits. What made you guys want to do the opposite?

Chris Stamey: Peter and I were talking about making another record together back in 2005, but the songs we played for each other sounded more like dB's songs...

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The dB’s releasing first album 25 years, playing Le Poisson Rouge, Hoboken Music Festival and other dates

The dB's will release Falling Off the Sky, their first new album in 25 years, on June 12. It's the first in 30 years featuring the band's original line-up, including Chris Stamey who left the group after 1982's Repercussion...

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