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Daniel Lanois Stream Daniel Lanois’ new album “Flesh And Machine” and listen to his remix of The Antlers’ “Doppelganger”

NPR’s First Listen is streaming the new solo album from Daniel Lanois, who’s curating and performing a full set for Anti-Thesis at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple on Monday, November 10. Lanois’ record, Flesh And Blood, comes out next Tuesday, and it “defies categorization,” according to NPR’s Bob Boilen. Here’s more…

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Back to the 80s - Best Dance Party Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl wins Best Dance Party in the Village Voice’s Best of NYC

Congrats to Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl on winning Best Dance Party in the Village Voice’s annual Best of NYC issue!
We’re not surprised, considering the immense levels of ’80s awesomeness they bring to LPR every Saturday night. Here’s what the Voice had to…

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Lily & Madeleine Stream Lily & Madeleine’s new album “Fumes”

Indiana folk pop duo Lily & Madeline (who play LPR Thursday 11/6) are set to release Fumes on Sufjan Stevens’ Asthmatic Kitty label next week, but you can stream the new album right now via NPR’s First Listen.
Fumes is the followup to the two siblings’ self-titled 2013 debut, and NPR’s…

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Zammuto's studio, February 2014 Nick Zammuto shares track-by-track notes on his band’s new album “Anchor”

Last week Nick Zammuto (formerly of The Books) started sharing a series of in-depth blog posts about his band’s new album Anchor. Covering a song per day, he’s current up to track 8, “IO.” In anticipation of Zammuto’s show at LPR this coming Sunday, October 26, we’ve highlighted some choice excerpts from his…

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FELABRATION8 Photos from Felabration w/ Debo Band, Chop & Quench, & Questlove!

Felabration last week was quite a hoot! Check out these fun photos of everyone getting down to the music of Fela Kuti! (photos by Steven Trotman) Continue reading

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nprCMJ-finalProof3 Our Favorite Fliers: NPR Music 2014 Fall Showcase

Another CMJ, another amazing showcase from NPR Music! This one features Elle Varner, Lia Ices, B.J. The Chicago Kid, and Cayetana. It’s free with RSVP, so get on it and check out this fantastic eclectic night of music on October 22! In the meantime though take in this great poster for the…

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A favorite from our buttons, our “sex, drugs, and classical music” design is now a t-shirt!
If you think rock stars have all the fun then you’ve obviously never hung out with the classical crowd at LPR. This shirt is dedicated to all the badass folks from the classical world who have…

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Secret Chiefs 3 - photo by Olivia Oyama Listen to “Base Phive Futur Cossacks,” a new song from Secret Chiefs 3

Secret Chiefs 3 bring their diverse and far-out musical explorations back to LPR next Tuesday, October 21. The band, who played LPR back in 2011, also just released a new record, Perichoresis, and you can listen to one of its tracks below.
Before you delve in, though, we should…

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La Femme - photo by Laurent Chouard Watch video of La Femme playing at France’s Levitation Festival

La Femme play LPR tomorrow! For an idea of what’s in store, watch this video of the French band performing at last month’s Levitation (a festival in France organized by the same people behind Texas’ renowned Austin Psych Fest):

La Femme boast “an addictive sound pulling from psychedelic pop, surf…

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vert Our Favorite Fliers: Daniel Lanois, The Antlers, Tinariwen, & Lonnie Holley

We love text-based posters and this one designed by Trevor Hernandez for theDaniel Lanois-curated Antithesis at Brooklyn Masonic Temple is one of the best we’ve seen come through in a while. This is going to be a fantastic night that any adventurous music fan should be sure to catch.
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@gretchenrobinette_rockateens #LiveAtLPR Instagram round-up: August & September

Flannels are on, leaves are crunching beneath our feet, and we’re ready for fall! But before we go, let’s take a look at our favorite shots on Instagram from the last of Summer… Continue reading

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101114_MIRAH_v3 Our Favorite Fliers: Mirah w/ Death Vessell

Talk about a design that fits the music. We love this poster that Danielle Lobosco made for Mirah and Death Vessel this Saturday October 11 at LPR. It’s like visual chamomile tea or something, so excuse us while we decompress and stare at it for a while.
(Ticket are still on sale. You know what to do.)
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Antithesis Listen to an Antithesis playlist featuring Tinariwen, Daniel Lanois and The Antlers

Antithesis, an evening of electrified shimmy and sonic wonder curated by producer and multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire Daniel Lanois, is coming to Brooklyn Masonic Temple on Monday, November 10. And here’s a great playlist of tunes by Lanois, Saharan blues band Tinariwen and chamber pop/indie rock conjurers The Antlers to get you ready. All…

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Fela Box Set No. 3 Buy advance tickets for Felebration! on 10/15 for a chance to win a Fela Kuti box set curated by Brian Eno

Chop & Quench (the Fela! band), Debo Band and Questlove are coming to LPR on Wednesday, October 15 for Felabration! That’s quite exciting news on its own, but now you’ve got another reason to grab your tickets for the show if you haven’t already.
All advance ticket buyers for Felebration! on…

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Tokimonsta_3 Photos: TOKiMONSTA w/ Made in Heights

TOKiMONSTA brought down the house this past Saturday with her sold out show here at LPR! Check out a few pictures, taken by Steven Trotman. Continue reading

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Screen Shot 2014-10-06 at 1.05.52 PM Watch Daniel Lanois live in Quebec City

We’re still a few weeks away from the official release date of Daniel Lanois’ eagerly awaited album Flesh and Machine but thankfully French-Canadian publication La Presse has a video of Lanois and his band performing in Quebec City last month! Unfortunately it’s not embeddable but trust us, you’ll want to head over…

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Tinariwen - photo by Marie Planeille Stream Tinariwen’s new EP “Inside / Outside: Joshua Tree Acoustic Sessions”

We’re excited to be presenting Grammy-winning Malian group Tinariwen at Brooklyn Masonic Temple as part of Antithesis, a very special event curated by Daniel Lanois on Monday, November 10.
Here’s a stream of the highly acclaimed Tuareg group’s new five-song EP Inside / Outside: Joshua Tree Acoustic Sessions:


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Daniel Lanois - Iceland video still Watch the video for “Iceland” from Daniel Lanois’ new album “Flesh and Machine”

Flesh and Machine, the new solo album from acclaimed Canadian producer, songwriter and musician Daniel Lanois, is due out on October 27, and on November 10 he’ll be coming to Brooklyn Masonic Temple to curate and perform in Antithesis. Presented by WFUV, Le Poisson Rouge & Anti Records, this not-to-miss evening of…

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whatsnext-cover Mixtape Mondays: Mehmet Ali Sanlikol & Whatsnext

For today’s installment of Mixtape Mondays we asked Mehmet Ali Sanlikol to put together a playlist of works that inspire his unique take on worldly jazz which he’ll showcase here on October 3rd. Here’s what he had to say:
The inspirations for my compositions which I will be presenting at LPR…

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yMusic Stream yMusic’s new album “Balance Problems”

yMusic is the opener for Blake Mills’ sold-out LPR show next Wednesday, October 1, and you can stream the group’s new album, Balance Problems, over at Pitchfork Advance.
Recorded in Vermont at Phish’s studio The Barn, the album was produced by Son Lux and features compositions by Timothy Andres,…

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RosemarysShakenBaby It’s Friday, drink up!

It’s Friday! Don’t you think you deserve a cocktail or….5? Take a look at some of the newer additions to the LPR liquids menu… Continue reading

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KNEEBODY_withkimbra Our Favorite Fliers: Kneebody w/ Kimbra

We love this fantastic poster drawn by Kneebody’s bassist Kaveh Rastegar almost as much as we’re going to love their set here on September 26 featuring a collaboration with Kimbra. This is mind-blowing experimental collaboration at its best!
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dessa02 Photos: WHY? w/ Dessa

We started off this week with a bang! Check out these photos from WHY? w/ Dessa on Sunday.
(Photos taken by Allison Specketer) Continue reading

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Darkside6_LS Photos: Darkside at Brooklyn Masonic Temple

We posted a teaser for you last week, but here are the rest of the photos from Darkside’s last show at Brooklyn Masonic Temple a few weeks ago! The photos were taken by the talented Lina Shteyn! Continue reading

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Marketa Irglova Stream Markéta Irglová’s new album “Muna”

We shared the track “This Right Here” in July and the video for “The Leading Bird” in August, and now you can listen to all of Muna, the new solo album from Markéta Irglová, half of The Swell Season and co-star of Once. The album stream premiered last

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