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Zammutopult Stream Zammuto’s new album “Anchor” and watch new “IO” music video

After listening to a few tracks from Zammuto’s Anchor earlier this month, we knew the band’s new record would be a diverse and energetic affair. (Zammuto plays LPR on October 26, by the way.) Now the whole album is streaming over on NPR’s First Listen, and we highly…

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Marketa Irglova - photo by Hordur Sveinsson Watch the new video for Marketa Irglova’s “The Leading Bird”

SPIN just debuted a new video for “The Leading Bird” from Czech singer-songwriter Marketa Irglova’s forthcoming album Muna. The Swell Season member’s second solo record comes out September 23 on Anti Records, and she’ll be playing LPR on Friday, October 10.
Featuring Paraguayan dancer Maria Alejandra Jara De Marco and…

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Agnes Obel Listen to David Lynch’s remix of Agnes Obel’s “Fuel To Fire”

Danish singer-songwriter Agnes Obel, who plays LPR on November 9th, is releasing a deluxe version of her sophomore LP Aventine in October. The expanded addition of Obel’s 2013 album, which has achieved critical acclaim both in her native country and across Europe, includes three new tracks, live versions of some of the…

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yMusic Balance Problems Listen: yMusic – “Music In Circles”

yMusic has shared their recording of Andrew Norman’s composition “Music in Circles,” a preview from their upcoming sophomore release Balance Problems. The piece is breathy and beautiful.
We look forward to hearing much more from Balance Problems when yMusic opens for Blake Mills at LPR on October 1.
Balance Problems…

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MayaB_feat1 Mixtape Monday: Maya Beiser’s “Uncovered”

In anticipation of her performance at LPR on September 4th we asked cellist Maya Besier to do a guest post for us on the music that inspired her latest album. Check it out below and come join us at the show!

The first time I heard Janis Joplin I felt shaken…

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Bahamas aka Afie Jurvanen Stream the new Bahamas album “Bahamas Is Afie”

After previewing his new album Bahamas Is Afie with his friend Russ a few days ago, Bahamas’ Afie Jurvanen has shared a stream of the entire record, which is due out next Tuesday, August 19. His North American tour will get under way a couple weeks after the release, and Bahamas will play

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Paradise Garage Michael Musto recognizes Paradise Garage in his PAPER magazine column on NYC’s best clubs

Columnist Michael Musto recently gave a nod to seminal dance music club Paradise Garage in “The 13 Best NYC Clubs in History” for PAPER magazine.
While he doesn’t formally rank the Garage in his “glittering list of the 13 greatest nightspots I’ve ever known in this town,” that’s only because it wasn’t…

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Zammuto Listen to tracks from Zammuto’s new album “Anchor”

We’re looking forward to having Zammuto back at LPR on Sunday, October 26. In the meantime, we’re enjoying a few tracks that the band has shared from their forthcoming album Anchor, which comes out September 2 on Temporary Residence.
Formed by Nick Zammuto in 2011 after the end of his previous…

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Gregory Porter Watch Gregory Porter’s new video for “The ‘In’ Crowd” and Listen to his Newport Jazz Festival set

Captivating jazz vocalist Gregory Porter (who will be performing at Town Hall on February 14, 2015) recently debuted a new video for “The ‘In’ Crowd,” a song that appeared on last year’s Liquid Spirit, his much-lauded Blue Note Records debut.
Porter’s take on “The ‘In’ Crowd,” which was written by Billy…

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The Rock*A*Teens A Rock*A*Teens Mix by Okkervil River’s Will Sheff

Back in February, Okkervil River’s Will Sheff wrote a blog post about how much he likes The Rock*A*Teens, and this Sunday, August 10 he’ll be opening for the band at LPR. In his post Sheff included an 18-track Rock*A*Teens mix, so we decided to compile those songs as a Spotify…

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instarflyer Mixtape Mondays: Instar Books

Jeanne Thornton and Miracle Jones, the founders of Instar Books, have put together a quick Spotify playlist to celebrate their launch party tomorrow. They worked with the DJ for the party, Kevin Carter, to put together a playlist of what you can expect both musically and aesthetically on August 5th at

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Maya Beiser Watch the trailer for “Uncovered,” Maya Beiser’s new album of reimagined classic rock tunes

Cellist Maya Beiser will be celebrating the release of her new album Uncovered with a concert at LPR on Thursday, September 4th.
Uncovered features Beiser’s genre-shattering interpretations of classic rock tunes by Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, Howlin’ Wolf, King Crimson, Muddy Waters and AC/DC. Here’s a peak…

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JS_credit-Ken-Schles-1 Mixtape Monday: A Jimmy Scott Playlist by Sam Mickens

We are very excited to have the immensely talented Sam Mickens and Mike Pride’s from Bacteria to Boys here on Friday July 25th to pay tribute to the legendary jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott.
If you’re not familiar with Jimmy Scott’s music it’s time to get acquainted.  Sam Mickens was awesome enough…

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Marketa Irglova Listen to “This Right Here,” a new track from Marketa Irglova

Marketa Irglova (half of The Swell Season and Academy Award-winning co-star of Once) is set to release Muna, her second solo record, this fall. Below you can check out “This Right Here,” a new track from the album, and come October 10th you’ll have the chance to see Irglova live at LPR.…

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S. Carey Listen to S. Carey covering The Pines’ “Shiny Shoes”

We’re excited to have S. Carey back at LPR on Sunday, September 7th. The last time he stopped by was in April with White Hinterlands, and this time he’ll be co-headlining with another great act, Califone.
Meanwhile, S. Carey has also been on the road with Minneapolis’ The Pines…

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OOIOO Stream OOIOO’s new gamelan-inspired album “Gamel”

“Something happens during the opening minutes of OOIOO’s new album Gamel that, in a canny sense, raises it above all other records released this year: It levitates,” Doug Mosurock writes for NPR Music’s First Listen.
Earlier this month we posted the excellent Gamel tracks “Jesso Testa” and “Atatawa,” and…

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Jon Hopkins Watch Jon Hopkins’ new video for “We Disappear” featuring Lulu James

After teaming up with Purity Ring last year to rework “Breathe This Air” from his acclaimed LP Immunity, British producer Jon Hopkins unveiled a new version of that album’s opening track “We Disappear” in May. Now he’s released the video for that cut, which features ethereal vocals from British neo-soul singer Lulu James. Check it…

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OOIOO Listen to new OOIOO tracks “Jesso Testa” and “Atatawa”

OOIOO, the group led by Boredoms drummer Yoshimi P-We, is coming to LPR on July 20th. They also have a new album called Gamel on the way, and what they’ve shared so far has us very excited.
Give “Jesso Testa” and “Atatawa” a listen and you’ll see why:


Here’s more on…

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FLOTE_1 Listen: “Island Bounce” by FLOTE

Philadelphia producer FLOTE, of the trio Damn Right!, has a new album in the works and he was kind enough to leak a track to us here at LPR. Continue reading

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Meshell Ndegeocello Stream Meshell Ndegeocello’s New Album “Comet, Come To Me”

NPR is streaming Comet, Come to Me, the new album from the multi-talented Meshell Ndegeocello. It’s out next Tuesday, June 3, and Ndegeocello will be celebrating with a special release show at LPR!
Check out a couple tracks below and listen to all of Comet, Come to Me

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Plaid Stream Plaid’s new album “Reachy Prints” and remix a track with their web app

The renowned British IDM duo Plaid (coming to LPR on July 18th) just released Reachy Prints, their first album since 2011′s Scintilli. It’s out on Warp, but you can stream the whole thing right now over at Clash, who also spoke with Plaid’s Andy Turner and Ed Handley.…

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Yoni Wolf Listen to Yoni Wolf’s new mixtape “Old Dope”

WHY? frontman Yoni Wolf recently released Old Dope, a new mixtape of material he’ll be performing on his current solo tour, which stops at LPR this Thursday, May 22.
Noisey notes that, ”rather than do the same old song and dance he did as the front-dude of WHY?, he’s retrofitting his songs…

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JH_feat Listen: Jon Hopkins’ “We Disappear” feat. Lulu James

Jon Hopkins puts a fresh spin on an old favorite, “We Disappear”.” Continue reading

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Andrew Jackson Jihad Stream Andrew Jackson Jihad’s New Album “Christmas Island”

Arizona folk-punk band Andrew Jackson Jihad (coming to LPR on June 14) are about to release their new album Christmas Island this coming Tuesday, but you can listen to it right here, right now (via The A.V. Club):

Here’s an excerpt from The A.V. Club‘s take

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Son Lux The Making of Son Lux’s “Plan The Escape”

We’re big fans of the intricate compositions of Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott), who’s playing LPR on Tuesday, May 13, so naturally we were excited to see Lott post “Plan The Escape” (from last year’s Lanterns) on Soundcloud along with “some royal geekery about the song.” Listen to the track below…

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