Top 5 shows of the weekend

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Since the last “Top 5 shows of the weekend”, we’ve crossed the first official day of summer, I’ve somehow managed to survive another full orbit of the sun, and best of all, finally made it out to Hometown BBQ. It hasn’t all been good though, just to add to the rotten run of form 2016 has been on, The Acheron is also closing down soon. Finally, by the time this goes out, you’ll only have a couple more days to make a final purchase at Other Music before it closes on the 25th, so do make some time for that in between catching some great shows.

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House of Vans announces 2016 line-up with Sleep, Battles and more

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Beginning May 19, they have six shows planned for their location in Greenpoint. Personally, we can’t wait to see Sleep. Brooklyn Vegan has more:

It kicks off on May 19 with an electronic show featuring a good bill all around: Jon Hopkins, The Black Madonna, The Field and FIXED DJs. RSVP for that one is open now. Like with all HoV shows, entry is first come, first served. [Read more…]

Battles release mini-documentary about new record

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Their latest, La Di Da Di is out September 18 on Warp. Check them out at Saint Vitus next month!

Battles: Africastle

Battles: “My Machines”

Yep, that’s Gary Numan.

Battles – Ice Cream (Featuring Matias Aguayo)

Despite the tired, American Apparel, barely legal porn aesthetic, we’re loving the new song and video by Battles. Kinda NSFW.