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Sky Blue Sky, Wilco’s festival/”destination concert experience” at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya resort in Mexico, is returning for its second edition in January 2022. “The inaugural Sky Blue Sky shattered our expectations and we can’t wait to rekindle that experience with you all again,” Jeff Tweedy says in a statement.

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Kurt Vile has been a Matador recording artist ever since 2009, when the storied indie rock label released Vile’s Childish Prodigy album. Over the past 12 years, Vile has released six albums on Matador. Vile’s whole shambolic, laid-back everyman vibe seemed like a perfect match for a label that has long specialized in shambolic, laid-back everyman types. But no longer. Today, Billboard reports that Kurt Vile has left Matador for the Universal-distributed Verve Records. Next year, he’ll release his major-label debut.

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Dinosaur Jr returns next month with its fifth post-reunion album and 12th overall, the 12-song, pandemic-delayed Sweep It Into Space, which the trio will support with a 42-date North American tour that starts in September and will wrap up next February. Full details and tour dates right here.

The post Dinosaur Jr announces new album and 2021-2022 tour dates — hear single ‘I Ran Away’ appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie.

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“It’s just me and those thoughts you have late at night when nobody is around,” Kurt Vile once explained. “It is more a feeling than a statement — a general wandering feeling. It’s kind of a wandering record.”

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Band reunions aren’t supposed to go as well as Dinosaur Jr.’s. In the years since the original trio reformed, they’ve released some music that stands right alongside their classics from back in the day. It’s been a while since we’ve heard from them this time around; their last collection, Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not, came out back in 2016. Given, there were solo endeavors in the interim and we partially have the pandemic to blame for the long wait, since the group had an album originally slated for the middle of 2020. But here’s the good news: That album, Sweep It Into Space, is coming out in April.

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Benefit will raise money to feed New Mexico’s hungry and will also feature Jackson Browne, Lyle Lovett, Steve Earle, and many others For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

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A couple weeks ago, the Joe Biden campaign started holding a weekly online concert series called Team Joe Sings. Performers so far have included Matt Berninger, Ben Gibbard, Jim James, Kesha, and many more. Kurt Vile participated in the event on Thursday night and he brought two new covers along with him. He…

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