We just finished watching our DVRed copy of PBS's Friday night telecast of the Met's HD film of its new production of Michael Mayer's Regietheater...
Thursday, 9th May, 2013 It was a party atmosphere at The Hop Pocket when Cry Baby & The Hoochie Coochie boys were live at BJ’s Rock in the Blues Show. This six piece band from the Stoke-on-Trent area are talented musicians of the highest order – I see them as often as I can, such [...]
Parisian producer Andrea might be reletively unknown but this should definetely change with the Moose Records release of the pay what you wish download of his beautiful new EP “Cruising”. The EP is full of slow, moody electronic sounds, traplike beats, sampled vocals etc. that all comes together for a perfect night-time listen when you’re [...]
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Drowned in Sound is very pleased to announce that we've taken over from The Guardian, as England's representative in a global network of bloggers who champion their country's local music scene known as the Music Alliance Pact (or MAP for short - see what they did there?). Read the full story on DrownedinSound.com
Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads, plus free and legal live sets from around the internet. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: The Antlers: 2009-01-22, New York [mp3,ogg,flac] The Antlers: "Harvest Moon (Neil Young cover)"...
Frank YangWho: Laura Marling What: English folk artist whose prodigious talent is dwarfed only by her prolific output; Once I Was An Eagle will be her fourth album in just over five years, and she’s barely 23 years old. Why: Eagle is out May 25, but Marling is kicking off her North American tour behind [...]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Daft Punk, Small Black Song: Le Roi Crocodile - Battles [download here] What's so good? Le Roi Crocodile is the moniker for a very talented 17-year-old located in Vancouver, and his track “Battles” deserves a listen. Show More Summary
Greetings from Laurel Canyon! Night before last, I came home tired from a long week of shuffling from meetings to gigs, gigs to studios, and back to more meetings. Although I thought about “hitting the hay,” this week’s Idelic Hour weighed heavily on my mind. The truth is I have my issues with the show. [...] Advertise here with BSA
The female four-piece look to carry the torch as the next great post-punk revival band for a new generation. “Savages’ intention is to create a sound, indestructible, musically solid, written for the stage and designed with enough nuances to provide a wide range of emotions,” reads the first line to the fmanifesto posted by the [...] Advertise here with BSA
We first heard about Lady Lamb the Beekeeper from fellow Brooklyn darlings Pearl and the Beard. As it turns out, word of mouth is a fabulous way to find new music and in the case of Lady Lamb, this suggestion offered us a musician who engages her crowd with her rawness, sheer musical prowess, and [...] Advertise here with BSA
“Roadshow Revival: A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash” is set to take over the Ventura County Fairgrounds on Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 15. The fifth annual event will feature outlaw country, rockabilly, bluegrass, rock ‘n’ roll, and Johnny Cash tribute bands, as well as a pin-up girl pageant, hot rods, custom cars, [...] Advertise here with BSA
It’s hard to believe but this weekend marks the 7th edition of the annual three-day music festival and celebration of Mid City. As usual, the organizers have some great music in store for you. Here are my picks. The full schedule is here. You can’t go wrong with the whole lineup on Friday afternoon and evening. Corey [...] Advertise here with BSA
Those with a serious jones for power pop might already be hip to the Numero Group label’s dandy 150-gm repressings of the early work from the killer Illinois group, Shoes. However, interested parties new to the band of John Murphy (vocals and bass), Jeff Murphy (vocals and guitar), Gary Klebe (vocals and guitar), and a [...] Advertise here with BSA
A starry cast is set to make waves in La Donna del Lago at Covent Garden. I had a brief chat with the director, John Fulljames, about why he thinks Rossini's rarity is - well, rare.He thinks it's all to do with the difficulty of theShow More Summary
Bray Jazz Festival Various Venues Bray, County Wicklow Ireland 3-5 May, 2013 For many years, the picturesque town of Bray's main claim to fame has been that it's the oldest inhabited seaside town in Ireland. That is, it was the mainShow More Summary
Doc Severinsen and the San Miguel 5 Musical Instrument Museum Phoenix, AZ May 1, 2013 Octogenarian bandleader Doc Severinsen has somehow added new fire to his legendary power and vibrancy in a sizzling coalition that melds Latin gusto with jazz zest. Show More Summary
"If I Had A Tail" featuring Boneface.
5 Questions With... is your chance to get to know a new or up-and-coming metal band. Tribulation are a Swedish death metal group whose second full-length is The Formulas Of Death. Guitarist Adam Zaars introduces us to his band.... Read Full Post