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Just Like Heaven festival sold out, expands to two days

Goldenvoice's new mid/late 2000s indie nostalgia fest Just Like Heaven already sold out and has now been expanded to two days (and Louis XIV was added)...

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for February 11, 2019

This week's episode of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio features songs from The Rapture, The Coathangers, Wand, Bikini Kill, Interpol, Andrew Bird, Lee Fields, Khalid, Fontaines DC, Health, Foxygen, and lots more.

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The Rapture reunion: “we plan to play two shows and see how it feels”

In other news: bassist/vocalist Mattie Safer, who parted ways with The Rapture in 2009, is not part of the reunion.

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The Rapture are back, playing Brooklyn before Just Like Heaven fest

”I hope there is a long future for us and we can build something new. Maybe you will join us someplace along the way again” - The Rapture's Luke Jenner.

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Just Like Heaven 2019 lineup (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Phoenix, MGMT, Passion Pit, more)

Just Like Heaven may be named after a Cure song, but the lineup looks like it was plucked out of someone's mid to late 2000s iTunes playlist during indie rock's popularity boom.

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BBC 6 picks its 12 “essential” NYC albums (no Velvet Underground)

Their list includes The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, The Rapture, Vampire Weekend and more (but no Velvet Underground, Sonic Youth, Ramones or Television).

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watch members of Juan Maclean, Les Savy Fav & more perform as Misfits at DFA Halloween party

Also: the classic DFA Compilation #1 was just released for the first time on vinyl.

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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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What’s going on Thursday?

New Order at Radio City, a Stooges tribute with J Mascis, Rob Crow of Pinback, Future Islands side project The Snails, and plenty more shows happening in NYC tonight.

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members of The Hold Steady, Guided by Voices, Swans, Autre Ne Veut, Rapture & more teaming for Brooklyn Rock Lottery 6

The 6th annual Brooklyn Rock Lottery will happen December 12 at Knitting Factory. The premise, as always, is this:The Rock Lottery premise is simple, but effective...

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