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Marika Hackman signs to Sub Pop, releasing ‘I’m Not Your Man’ in June (watch “Boyfriend” video)

UK singing-songwriter Marika Hackman has signed with Sub Pop who release I'm Not Your Man on June 2. It's the follow-up to Marika's 2015 album We Slept at Last, and, like that one, was produced by Charlie Andrew (who's worked with Alt-J and others). This one has much more of a band feel, though...

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Julia Jacklin signs to Polyvinyl, played Great Escape

Australia's folky Julia Jacklin has been prepping her debut album, and she now announced that she's signed to Polyvinyl to release it...

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12 Artists We’re Excited About (who are playing The Great Escape)

We pick a dozen artists who will play this multi-venue fest in Brighton, UK in addition to our own showcase.

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Amber Arcades releasing ‘Fading Lines’ LP, shares video for title track

The Dutch artist's debut album was produced by Ben Greenberg of The Men and features members of Quilt and Real Estate.

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The Great Escape returns to Brighton in May, BrooklynVegan showcase included

The multi-venue Great Escape Festival takes place in the seaside resort town of Brighton, England from May 19 - 21. Like SXSW or Pop Montreal, the focus is really about discovering new bands, but some names already familiar to us include charismatic queer rapper Cakes Da Killa, Dilly Dally, the great Third Man Record-signed country artist Margo Price, Moshi Moshi-signed classical composer turned electronic producer Anna Meredith, Bleached, Chastity Belt, Diet Cig, Eagulls, Kero Kero Bonito, Kruangbin, Lady Leshurr, Mass Gothic, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Methyl Ethel, Michael Kiwanuka, Milk Teeth, Monika, Mothers, Mystery Jets, Nap Eyes, Night Beats, Pional, Soren Juul, Stormzy, Tiny Ruins & Hamish Kilgour (of the Clean), Teleman (ex Pete & the Pirates), The Parrots (from Spain, friends with Hinds), and Wesley Gonzalez (Let's Wrestle guy, now solo), and onetime Long Blondes singer Kate Jackson.

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Woodsist/CT Festival – final 2-day lineup, set times, tickets

DOWNLOAD: Woods - To Clean (MP3)"...it has been damn near impossible to keep up with Mike Sniper's Captured Tracks label, who have hit the ground running with eight releases since the start of the year and many more slated for the near future...

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Lightspeed Champion playing 3 unique UK gigs & Mercury Lounge, wrote a story (in a book) & new albums

Lightspeed Champion @ Knitting Factory (more by Faith-Ann Young)

Lightspeed Champion is playing the Mercury Lounge in NYC on Thursday, June 18th...

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Passion Pit played Bowery Ballroom w/ Cale Parks (pics) + the Great Escape’s initial 2009 lineup + tour dates

"The Great Escape has established itself as the leading event in Europe for showcasing new talent from around the world, aimed at 'export ready' bands and Industry Professionals...

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