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Eric Slick shares new single “You Are Not Your Mind” from upcoming solo LP

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Eric Slick | photo via Egghunt Records

Local musician Eric Slick has shared a third single from his forthcoming Palisades LP, an album set for release on April 21st via Egghunt Records. Best known for his roles in Dr. Dog and Lithuania, Palisades marks the multi-instrumentalist’s first official solo outing and was created during a year spent in the Asheville, NC woods.

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Michael Cormier announces debut solo LP Make Believe It’s Nothing, streams two singles

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Michael Cormier | photo via artist’s Facebook

We first met Michael Cormier as the drummer in Friendship, a trio of Mainers that officially rooted down in Philadelphia about two years ago. They won over our hearts with pensive songwriting and aching, soulful arrangements, anchored by Cormier’s expert percussion at live gigs and on their 2015 highlight You’re Going to Have to Trust Me. Now Cormier will step out from behind the kit, announcing his own debut solo LP Make Believe It’s Nothing and sharing a pair of lead singles.

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Watch Dave Hause & The Mermaid cover “Rearviewmirror” by Pearl Jam, see him at XPN Fest

Dave Hause | photo by Tiana Timmerberg | spotlightviews.com
Dave Hause | photo by Tiana Timmerberg | spotlightviews.com

While out on the road for a “very North” American tour (read: mostly Canada), Philadelphia musician Dave Hause and his band The Mermaid launched into a cover of Pearl Jam’s “Rearviewmirror” during an April 8th show in Winnipeg. The song was originally included on the Seattle outfit’s 1993 effort Vs.

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King Britt announces new album AFTER… featuring Moor Mother, Kate Faust

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King Britt | Photo by John Vettese

Following a run of reunions and reflections last year, King Britt is now looking forward with the announcement of a new album coming this summer. The legendary local DJ/producer will release AFTER… with his Fhloston Paradigm project on June 16th, a collaborative effort that features Moor Mother, Kate Faust, and more.

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Just Announced: Fleetwood Mac spin-off Buckingham McVie bring duet album to The Mann

Buckingjam McVie | via twitter.com/BuckinghamMcvie

Fleetwood Mac bandmates Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham have announced a joint self-titled effort, due out June 9th and accompanied by a national summer tour. The pair, who will also make appearances with the rest of their bandmates at the The Classic East Festival in July, will hit The Mann Center as Buckingham McVie on June 30th.

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Stream Silveeo’s Biggest Fish EP, spend a reminiscent evening at Ortlieb’s

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Silveeo | photo by Lindsay Jones | courtesy of the artist

In January, local musician Silveeo released his debut Biggest Fish EP – four tracks inspired by a man’s life on a lake that capture the peaceful joyfulness of a never-forgotten summer. Usually confined within the solitude of his home studio, on Wednesday, April 12th Silvio Navarro will bring his project in live-band form to Ortlieb’s for a night out with Chelsea Sue Allen and Josh Hines of Maitland.

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Matador Records to reissue “long out of print” Kurt Vile EPs this spring

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Kurt Vile | photo by Noah Silvestry for WXPN | silvestography.com

While we’re in the interim between b’lieve i’m goin down… and whatever he’s cooking up with Courtney Barnett, Matador is reissuing two “long out of print” Kurt Vile EPs this spring. A blue vinyl So Outta Reach (2011) and opaque colored vinyl Square Shells (2010) will be out on May 19th. The former features songs recorded during the Smoke Ring for My Halo sessions with John Agnello, while the latter is a collection of home and studio recordings. Preorder the records over at Matador and listen to a pair of tracks from the EP below.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Half Waif at Everybody Hits, Kneebody at Johnny Brenda’s, John Mayer at Wells Fargo Center and more…

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Half Waif | photo by Phil Randall | via artist’s Facebook page

Nandi Rose Plunkett brings her Half Waif project to Everybody Hits tonight. Doing double duty as keyboardist in Pinegrove, Plunkett’s solo project hones in on an electronic pop that was beautifully and intimately displayed on this year’s form/a EP. Stream “Severed Logic” below and pick up tickets for the all-ages show with Shannen Moser and Russel the Leaf here.

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