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TVD’s The Idelic Hour with Jon Sidel

Greetings from Laurel Canyon! I fell deep, through the holes of your eyes / and what I found resembles dark signs / The kind of hell I’m in ain’t enough to keep me down / the kind of hell I’m in just ain’t enough / just ain’t enough to keep me down Still I cry […] The post TVD’s The Idelic Hour with Jon Sidel appeared first on The Vinyl District.

TVD Live Shots: Alter Bridge and Nonpoint at the Regency Ballroom, 2/20

Alter Bridge is out on the road for their The Last Hero Tour, aptly named after their most recent release on Napalm Records. While the band last passed through the Bay Area in 2016 with Breaking Benjamin, they haven’t done a proper headlining...Show More Summary

The Mardi Gras Indian Orchestra at the Hi Ho Lounge on Fat Tuesday!

Finding the black Indians of New Orleans on Mardi Gras is always a challenge. Hearing them sing their songs is even more of a mean feat considering all the photographers vying for the best shot as the tribes march and meet one another. Show More Summary

Brooke Moriber, The TVD First Date

“I grew up a few blocks from Tower Records on east 4th street in NYC when CDs were the thing. I always felt like a kid in a candy store sifting through the albums.” “What I didn’t know then was how much lush, uncompressed, instrumentation I was being deprived of by only listening to digital […] The post Brooke Moriber, The TVD First Date appeared first on The Vinyl District.

TVD Premiere: Dakota Blue, “Lavalike” EP

PHOTO: PRISCILLA MARS | Following some delay, emerging singer, guitarist, and visual artist Dakota Blue has released “Lavalike,” an intriguing five-track EP. Each of the tracks on “Lavalike” were written, played, and produced by Blue, an LA native. Show More Summary

Graded on a Curve: Poison, Open Up and Say… Ahh!

With a band as great as hair metal heroes Poison, where does one even begin? With the cover of their 1986 debut Look What the Cat Dragged In, on which the boys look cuter than any of the groupies they sleazed into the sack with? Or with...Show More Summary

In rotation: 2/24/17

Vinyl comes back in Davis fair: Little did Josh Chapman realize seven years ago that when he started the Vinyl and Music Fair he had created a monster. A nice, friendly, old-school monster. What began “as a little, 10 or 15-table swap” of music is now the twice-a-year Vinyl and Music Fair with more than […] The post In rotation: 2/24/17 appeared first on The Vinyl District.

TVD Live: Lee Fields & The Expressions at the Rock & Roll Hotel, 2/18

Round about showtime Saturday night as the young backing band the Expressions were churning out the cool and lightly funky sounds of the past the way serious students from Greenpoint, Brooklyn could do in their matching paisley tux jackets, out came the front man in his sparkly blue tux jacket. Show More Summary

TVD Radar: “Signal to Noise” WFDU Fundraiser at the Mercury Lounge featuring Monsterland, 2/24–2/25

“College radio” probably conjures up images of walls of records and pimply faced geeks gently dropping a needle on a Ramones record with WWII-era radar operator headphones on. For me it’s hard to update the image I have of college radio...Show More Summary

Tamar Eisenman, The TVD First Date and Premiere, “Easy Comes Free”

“Time to get a turntable! When I moved to New York City about a year ago, I was pretty obsessed with getting a new turntable. Moving makes one buy things. However, a few months later you usually realize you don’t need half of what you bought. Show More Summary

TVD’s The Idelic Hour with Jon Sidel

Greetings from Laurel Canyon! cheat /CH?t/ verb 1. to defraud; swindle 2. to deceive; influence by fraud 3. to elude; escape: to cheat death 4. to practice fraud or deceit 5. to violate rules or agreements: to cheat at cards 6. to take...Show More Summary

TVD Radar: Third Man Pressing shares grand opening details

VIA PRESS RELEASE | Third Man Records is set to open their highly anticipated pressing plant, Third Man Pressing to the public on Saturday, February 25th. Located in the heart of the Cass Corridor, Third Man Pressing brings a day filled with live music, freshly pressed all Detroit-centric limited edition vinyl, and tours. Show More Summary

TVD Radar: Bill Evans’ On A Monday Evening in stores 3/24

VIA PRESS RELEASE | In 1976, jazz pianist Bill Evans was in a class by himself. The New Jersey-born Evans had been recording as a leader for 20 years, and become a true force in modern music. When he went to perform in the Madison Union...Show More Summary

EBB and the Melodies play Chickie Wah Wah tonight, 2/17

Eric “Benny” Bloom is best known as the trumpet player for the high energy, touring band Lettuce, but he is a versatile musician interested in a wide variety of styles. On Friday night, he brings his local jazz ensemble to Chickie Wah Wah. Show More Summary

Laura Saggers, The TVD First Date and Premiere, “Surrender”

“So. I grew up surrounded by music. My dad, although lacking any form of actual musical ability at all, LOVED music and loved it LOUD. When I was a baby and crying in my bed for attention, my parents—who would throw big dinner parties...Show More Summary

Graded on a Curve: Mott the Hoople, Super Hits

I have always had a soft spot for crap “Super Hits” LPs. I know they’re déclassé exploitation packages designed to sucker the neophyte into parting ways with his hard-earned buck, and are the sort of thing your serious vinyl collector...Show More Summary

In rotation: 2/17/17

Doncaster town centre record shop closes down due to “personal circumstances”: The Notorious Aardvark in Waterdale shut up shop at the end of last week, announcing its demise via its Facebook page. Store owner Simon Saynor wrote: “So that’s it, give or take an hour. Show More Summary

The Dig, The TVD First Date–and your chance to see them live in the city of your choice!

“My first record store was called Exile on Main Street. It was cleverly named as it was located on Main street in Mt. Kisco, NY where David and I grew up.” “As a kid it was hugely intimidating. I didn’t feel quite cool enough to hang out there. Show More Summary

TVD Radar: John Carpenter’s The Thing OST by Ennio Morricone deluxe LP re-issued on Waxwork Records

VIA PRESS RELEASE | Waxwork Records is thrilled to present the deluxe soundtrack re-issue to 1982’s sci-fi horror classic, John Carpenter’s The Thing. Composed by the legendary Ennio Morricone, the soundtrack to The Thing is a landmark musical composition that is cold, dark, minimal, and effective. Show More Summary

Did The Stooges really play Falls Church, VA… with photos to prove it?

Filmmaker and archivist Jeff Krulik investigates. “When making my documentary Led Zeppelin Played Here, one of the great challenges was finding photographs of any bands playing on stage at nearby youth centers. There was simply very little documentation of either local bands or those that were on tour. Show More Summary

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