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  • Art for Progress wants to say goodbye to 2017 with the best electronic music albums of the year.Below you find our year-end top ten AFP picks that we have selected especially for you. The list includes a video and the label info where the records have been published.2017!  It was a great year for music in the world with many awesome, high quality albums created by the most talented artists from across the world.Enjoy the new year and may your 2018 be full of good music!Happy 2018!1. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream. DFA and Columbia Records.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKeJFxwuBBE 2.  Björk - Utopia. One Little Indian Records.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sqbv7cCM5AI 3.  Laurel Halo - Dust. Hyperdub. 4. Four Tet - New energy. Text Records.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWInZ4N6C2g&t=2357s 5.  Bonobo - Migration. Ninja Tune. 6.  James Holden - The animal spirits. Border Community.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pj35YNtP3IE 7. Powerdance - The Lost Art of getting Down. Powerdance.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHrBXKtc0Sc 8.  Charlotte Gainsbourg - Rest. Because Music.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRwgL_PrQYQ 9. Errorsmith - Superlative Fatigue. Pan.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fsCgZh6E8k 10.   Arca - Arca. XL Recordings.https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZqsyBiYZFQ3bQ6wAHoeYkkt[...]
  • 1. Governor's Ball June 5-7, 2015 Randall’s Island ParkThe sunburn of Warped Tour meets the popular appeal of Coachella at this NYC concert series. The Governors Ball Music Festival began in 2011 as a one-day affair on Governor’s Island featuring among others Girl Talk, Reptar, Big Boi and a DJ set by Passion Pit. After a healthily-attended inaugural year, Gov Ball has grown to be the concert series to wear your snapback to each summer.This year the festival will bring dozens of bands to Randall’s Island for the weekend, but there are definite stand out that you should make a point of seeing each day: Friday: My Morning Jacket, Ratatat, The Decemberists, St. Vincent, Twin Shadow will take the stage along with Drake, Florence + the Machine Saturday: Future Islands, Marina and the Diamonds, Conor Oberst, Ryan Adams, Deadmau5, Bjork Sunday: Lana Del Rey, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The War on Drugs, The Black Keys, Hot Chip, Echosmith,"Weird Al" Yankovic.Be sure to arrive early to secure a good spot. Buses and ferries beginning shuttling concert-goers to the island at 11:00AM. Gates open at 11:45 and the music starts at 12:15 (and doesn't stop until 11:00PM!)Don’t forget/lose/damage your wristband. Gov Ball, like many of the bigger music events, distributes wristbands to ticket holders via the mail (or via the box office for late purchases.) They are your ticket in and are what allow you to re-enter the festival each day. Mind you can only re-enter o[...]