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Trace Mountains – “Lost In The Country”

A couple years ago, Dave Benton released his debut album Trace Mountains, A Partner To Lean On. Since then, his band LVL UP played their last show and Benton moved to Kingston, NY. Today, he's announcing a new album, Lost In the Country, and sharing its lead single and title track. More »
Tags: Music, Benton, LVL UP, Trace Mountains, Dave Benton, Kingston NY Today

Stream The Glow’s Debut Album Am I

The LVL UP boys are all starting to do their own things: Dave Benton has Trace Mountains, Nick Corbo has Spirit Was, Mike Caridi has the Glow, and Greg Rutkin has been drumming for basically all of the projects that have been left in the New York band's wake. But losing … More »
Tags: Music, New York, Premiere, Album Stream, LVL UP, Greg Rutkin, Dave Benton, Mike Caridi, The Glow, Trace Mountains Nick Corbo

The Glow – “Weight Of Sun” & “I Am Not Warm”

Now that , Mike Caridi, one of that band's three primary songwriters, is devoting himself full-time to his solo project the Glow. Late last year, he released his first official single, "Beamer," and today, he's announcing his upcoming debut album. More »
Tags: Music, Beamer, LVL UP, Mike Caridi, The Glow

The Glow – “Beamer” Video

When LVL UP was still a thing, Mike Caridi -- one of the band's three main songwriters -- occasionally put out songs on his own as the Glow. Now that they're , Caridi is dedicating himself to his solo project full-time, and today he's released his first official single, "Beamer." There's an … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Caridi, LVL UP, Adam Kolodny, Mike Caridi, The Glow

Krill Reuniting For LVL UP’s Final Show

Krill called it quits back in 2015, but the beloved Boston-bred band is getting back together for one night to say goodbye to LVL UP, who announced earlier this year and have been on a farewell tour over the last couple weeks. It's just been announced (via … More »
Tags: Music, News, Boston, Krill, LVL UP

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Please wish our very own Gabriela Tully Claymore a happy birthday. She shares the date with North West, Ice Cube, Neil Patrick Harris, and Courtney Cox. If you'd like to wish them a happy birthday, you may do so as well. Donald Trump's birthday was yesterday; hopefully he had a shitass time! Dive into the … More »
Tags: Music, Neil Patrick Harris, Donald Trump, Low, The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, Deafheaven, Courtney Cox, Snail Mail, Muncie Girls, LVL UP, Gabriela Tully Claymore

LVL UP Break Up, Share One Last Song

LVL UP are breaking up. The project began at SUNY Purchase in 2011, when they released their first album, Space Brothers, and moved to Brooklyn after finishing school, where they'd go on to put out two more albums, 2014's Hoodwink'd and 2016's Return To Love, the latter of which was their …
Tags: Music, Brooklyn, Tour Dates, LVL UP, Suny Purchase, Space Brothers

Trace Mountains (LVL UP, Sheer Mag) releasing LP, touring (stream a track)

Trace Mountains is the solo project of LVL UP's David Benton, and for his first proper record, he made it with a band including members of LVL UP and Sheer Mag. Continue reading… [Author: Jeremy Nifras]
Tags: Music, Music News, Tour Dates, LVL UP, Trace Mountains, Jeremy Nifras, David Benton

Trace Mountains – “Turn Twice”

LVL UP's Dave Benton started Trace Mountains a few years ago with the intent to make some songs on his own. Those efforts coalesced in the wonderful 2014 tape, Buttery Sprouts, which was reissued with some additional songs in 2016, and now the project has morphed into a less solitary effort with the … More »
Tags: Music, LVL UP, Trace Mountains, Dave Benton

Market Hotel announces reopening night lineup

Bushwick DIY venue Market Hotel finally reopens November 1. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Music News, Bushwick, Venues, Samantha Urbani, Market Hotel, LVL UP, BrooklynVegan Staff, Gobbinjr, So So Glos

Stream EIS: Live At Shea Stadium Feat. Pile, Speedy Ortiz, Krill, LVL Up, & More

Back in March, after receiving a series of violation notices related to zoning and licensing, the beloved Brooklyn DIY venue Shea Stadium launched a Kickstarter in the hopes of raising enough money to get the space back up to code. Although the campaign successfully achieved its donation goal in short order, the building's landlord … More »
Tags: Music, Brooklyn, Premiere, Album Stream, Speedy Ortiz, Washer, Porches, Big Ups, Ovlov, Shea Stadium, Palehound, Krill, Baked, LVL UP, Bueno, Stove

tix on sale: Tallest Man on Earth, Josh Ritter, Blackalicious, Hot Tuna, more

Also: Colter Wall, Leif Vollebekk, LVL UP, Ducktails, Radiator Hospital, Open Mike Eagle, and more NYC shows on sale. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Radioactivity, Music News, Tour Dates, Open Mike Eagle, Ducktails, Josh Ritter, Milo, Radiator Hospital, Blackalicious, Hot Tuna, LVL UP, BrooklynVegan Staff, Tickets On Sale, Oxymorrons, Steve Kimock

Joey Bada$$, Vic Mensa, more to play inaugural Spaceland Block Party in L.A.

Spaceland Block Party will debut in LA this September with sets from Joey Bada$$, Vic Mensa, The Horrors, Black Kids, Wavves, Preoccupations, Porches, Tijuana Panthers, Oddisee & Good Compny, LVL UP, Slothrust, Bayonne, Mourn, Dude York, Palm, Wilsen, Alex Cameron, and others. Continue reading… [Author: Amanda Hatfield]
Tags: Music, La, Sales, Music News, Palm, Tour Dates, Pop Noir, Wavves, Porches, Djds, Amanda Hatfield, Bayonne, Tijuana Panthers, Joey Bada, Rafferty, Dude York

Japanese Breakfast releasing new LP in July, touring with (Sandy) Alex G

Japanese Breakfast reveal that their new album will be out in July, in a new interview with Slowdive's Rachel Goswell. Also: listen to a new (Sandy) Alex G song. [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Crying, Music News, Tour Dates, Half Waif, Pinegrove, Porches, Japanese Breakfast, Quinnipiac University, Slowdive, Rachel Goswell, Alex G, LVL UP, BrooklynVegan Staff, Cende, Sandy Alex G

(Sandy) Alex G shares "Proud," announces tour with Japanese Breakfast

Alex G now officially goes by (Sandy) Alex G (presumably not to be confused with the other Alex G). [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Crying, Music News, Tour Dates, Half Waif, Pinegrove, Porches, Japanese Breakfast, Quinnipiac University, Alex G, LVL UP, BrooklynVegan Staff, Cende, Sandy Alex G, WQAQ Spring Fest

LVL UP – “Blur” Video

Tags: Video, Music, LVL UP, Ryan Schnackenberg, Doug Martsch

FADER Fort @ SXSW 2017 pics (2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, D.R.A.M., Young MA, more)

Kodie Shane, Lil Yachty, Little Simz, Lizzo, Mase, Mike WiLL Made It, Noname, PnB Rock, PWR BTTM, Priests, Downtown Boys & more played. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Dave, Hoops, Music News, DRAM, Sxsw, A$ap Rocky, Little Simz, 2 Chainz, Tommy Genesis, Mike Will Made It, Cardi B, White Denim, Downtown Boys, Dj Esco, Lizzo

Stereogum’s Austin Oasis 2017 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class Of 2017! For the third year in a row, Stereogum presented a marathon show at Austin's Hole In The Wall. This year's event was called Austin Oasis, because it felt like a break from the typical downtown festival chaos and because we thought maybe we could will an … More »
Tags: Music, Photo, Austin, Sxsw, Half Waif, The Spook School, Priests, PWR BTTM, Snail Mail, Nick Hakim, Emily Reo, Jay Som, Muncie Girls, Yucky Duster, Alex Lahey, LVL UP

BV/SOS Lost Weekend day 1 pics (Beach Slang, Priests, Downtown Boys, Jay Som, more)

The BrooklynVegan / Sound on Sound-presented Lost Weekend is underway at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin, where SXSW is in full swing. Day 1 had Beach Slang, Priests, Downtown Boys, Jay Som, Vagabon, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Le Butcherettes, and many more... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Austin, Music News, Sxsw, Downtown Boys, Andrew Sacher, She Devils, Frankie Rose, Beach Slang, Priests, Le Butcherettes, Vagabon, Photo Galleries, Dave Monks, Tokyo Police Club, Jay Som

BrooklynVegan/Sound on Sound SXSW Set Times (now with more OSHUN!)

If the snow is not stopping you from getting to Austin this week, RSVP now for the FREE BrooklynVegan / Sound on Sound SXSW parties at Cheer Up Charlies. Here are the set times: Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Austin, Merchandise, Music News, Vampire Weekend, Sxsw, Survive, Half Waif, Speedy Ortiz, Phoebe Bridgers, Downtown Boys, Sad13, Robyn Hitchcock, Joan of Arc, She Devils, Frankie Rose

Tonight in L.A.: Japandroids, Warbly Jets, Dead Sara, Ghostface Killah, Greg Graffin, Imelda May, Youngr, G. Love & Special Sauce, LVL UP, Death by Unga Bunga, Surf Curse, Daya, Charlie Wilson, the Soft White Sixties, Bebe Rexha

Los Angeles concerts for Thursday: ► Canadian duo Japandroids do the first of two nights at the Fonda Theatre in support of their new album “Near to the Wild Heart of Life.” Craig Finn and the Uptown Controllers open. ► Warbly Jets rock the Bootleg Theater, joined by Twin Temple, Gutxi Bibang and Starcrawler. ► Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin, whose new album of Americana, “Millport,” comes out on Friday, plays the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever. ► Showcasing new music, roars into the second w...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Chile, Davis, Preview, Dead Sara, Surf Curse, Bootleg Theater, Ghostface Killah, Frankie, Molly Malone, Sims, Rudy de Anda, Warbly Jets, Masonic Lodge

BrooklynVegan/SOS SXSW lineups: Beach Slang, Priests, S U R V I V E, Minus the Bear & many more

The lineups also include Downtown Boys, PWR BTTM, Trail of Dead, Girlpool, Cherry Glazerr, Robyn Hitchcock, Dave Monks (of Tokyo Police Club), Dams of the West (Vampire Weekend), Hurray for the Riff Raff, Vagabon, Jay Som, Allison Crutchfield, and lots more. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Merchandise, Music News, Vampire Weekend, Sxsw, Tour Dates, Survive, Half Waif, Speedy Ortiz, Phoebe Bridgers, Downtown Boys, Sad13, Robyn Hitchcock, Joan of Arc, She Devils, Frankie Rose

This Week’s Shows: March 6-12

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Spoon, Korn, Tashaki Miyaki, Vallis Alps, La Bouquet, Helado Negro, Midnight Sister, Geordie Kieffer, the Diamond Light, Benjamin Booker, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dr. Octagon, Bash & Pop, Six Organs of Admittance, X Ambassadors, Night Talks, Half the Animal, Thrice, Isaiah Rashad, Blackalicious, Charlie Wilson, Bebe Rexha, Bon Jovi, Milky Chance, Dude York, Naomi Greene, Goon, Leah Capelle, Big Thief, Saba, Abby Travis, the Drums, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, J...
Tags: Preview, Abby Travis, Alex Lahey, Andrew McMahon, Ann Wilson, Bash & Pop, Bebe Rexha, Benjamin Booker, Big Thief, Bird Concerns, Blackalicious, Bon Jovi, Cafe Tacvba, Charlie Wilson, Chastity Belt, Chief Keef

Cloud Nothings played Webster Hall with LVL UP (pics, setlist)

Last week, Cloud Nothings returned with their killer new album Life Without Sound. They played almost the full album last night (2/1) at NYC's Webster Hall... Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Music News, Cloud Nothings, Webster Hall, Photo Galleries, LVL UP, BrooklynVegan Staff, Webster Hall Continue

Green Man Festival: 2017 lineup & tickets

PJ Harvey, Ryan Adams and Future Islands headline this festival which takes place in Wales in August. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Wales, Shame, Future Islands, Ryan Adams, PJ Harvey, Music News, Conor Oberst, Tour Dates, Jessica Pratt, Sunflower Bean, Field Music, Michael Chapman, Angel Olsen, Jon Hopkins, Richard Dawson

Artists list their top albums of 2016

Check out lists from Into It. Over It., Jay Som, Chris Farren, Bob Nanna (Braid), Steve Bays (Hot Hot Heat), Amber Arcades, DOOMSQUAD, and more. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Crying, Rihanna, Mothers, Deerhoof, Charles Bradley, Radiohead, Charli Xcx, David Bowie, Bruno Mars, Solange, Fury, Wife, Mindset, Brian Eno, Chance The Rapper

Front Bottoms, Screaming Females, Ezra Furman & more played Champagne Jam @ Webster Hall (pics)

The Front Bottoms took over all three rooms of Webster Hall again on December 18th for their recurring Champagne Jam holiday party... Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Music News, Webster Hall, Kevin Devine, Ezra Furman, Photo Galleries, LVL UP, The Front Bottoms, Diet Cig, BrooklynVegan Staff, Screaming Females

LVL UP touring with Cloud Nothings and Palm in 2017

LVL UP will open for Cloud Nothings at Webster Hall in February. Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, Music News, Palm, Tour Dates, Cloud Nothings, Bill Pearis, Webster Hall, LVL UP

Modern Baseball's favorite LPs of 2016

All four members made their own lists. Sean's is the heaviest on punk (NOFX, PUP, So So Glos, Bayside), Brendan's is the heaviest on pop (Beyonce, Rihanna, Solange, Frank Ocean), and Jake and Ian both mostly have indie rock... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Crying, Beyonce, Rihanna, Solange, Parquet Courts, Music News, Modern Baseball, Frank Ocean, Frankie Cosmos, The Pooches, Japanese Breakfast, Andrew Sacher, Mitski, Brian Fallon, Jake

Rolling Stone's Top 50 Songs of 2016

Rolling Stone's favorite songs of 2016 include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Britney Spears, Kanye West, Beyonce, Rae Sremmurd and more. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Paul Simon, Wilco, Kanye West, Bob Dylan, Ariana Grande, David Bowie, Rae Sremmurd, Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Drake, Rolling Stone