Normally I avoid anything with the word “belly” in it. But, I love invitation belly bands! They are so adorable to me, and a perfect way to wrap up all the important paper in an invitation. I plan to use…
Yes please. Seems LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy used facebook to relay the message “record: march. tour: after.” And goes on to say that the band will be better than ever. Pitchfork has all the details. Earlier in the month he also talked to MOJO about the album: I’m working on a song called ‘Why Do You [...]
On these new tracks, ex-Outsider Liz Harris sounds like she's using smeary stars and the fall chill in a dark Northwestern forest as her backing band. Listen closely at MySpace (via GvsB)....
Chicago's musical landscape is ripe with indie bands who've built their careers and found success and acceptance on the city's streets and stages. There's a certain charm involved in watching a band blossom from obscurity, finding new fans in the faces populating your favorite local haunts and hangouts. Show More Summary
Fat? Achy? Frustrated by the lack of fashionable clothing in your size? Rarely fatal surgery could be right for you! I'm no fan of pharmaceutical advertising in general, but for better or worse, I've mostly learned to tune out "Ask your doctor if our expensive name brand is right for you and the illness you didn't know you had" commercials. Show More Summary
Photo by Drew Katchen James Murphy has discovered Facebook. Or, more accurately, the man behind LCD Soundsystem has figured out that his band already had a Facebook page, and he's now using it to drop all manner of intriguing news about the forthcoming LCD album. (Or at least we think it's him. Show More Summary
Scheduled to appear at the China Sky Festival: The Buzzcocks, The Futureheads, Radio 4, Regurgitator, British Sea Power, International Noise Conspiracy, Heartsrevolution, Terror Phgeon Dance Revolt!, Sissy Wish, and Free Energy not allowed...Show More Summary
“In addition, the guitar controller shipping with Band Hero in Europe will also feature an improved strum bar and the neck slider to help with accuracy when nailing those tricky solos. The guitar controller is finished off with chrome effect tuning pegs and a sleek red and white faceplate to let Band Hero players strum [...]
MTV was the first to go. The channel stopped playing music videos, maybe not because they wanted to replace them with shows that were really commercials, but maybe because videos aren't as good...
The title single from How I Got Over, the forthcoming album from Jimmy Fallon's house band The Roots, is a fantastic little slice of soul that's dragged along by a nimble organ part. The attendant video---in which we get to see the seedy...Show More Summary
Until we have full audio, there's this 80-second snippet of the band debuting their Twilight track with Victoria from Beach House at the Metro the other night up at YouTube. Sounds bloody nice. (H/T YANP)...
Pork, Barbecuing, Grilling, America, Meat, Soups/Salads, Local Eating, Fall BBQ ribs. Photo: biskuit, Flickr. Oktoberfests are ubiquitous this month. For those not interested in the chug-a-thons and oompah bands, check out this list of alternative options.Dixon Lambtown USA, Dixon, Calif., Oct. Show More Summary
With the nature of tips we've received on Freelance Whales -- both from the wide array of tipster-types (industry types, concert goers, streetwalkers catching them playing on a corner) and the neighborhood they all inhabit (Williamsburg)...Show More Summary
It's nice to see people appreciate Sunny Day Real Estate again, as they are back cranking out "Seven" for Jimmy Fallon. We could count all of the bands that SDRE have influenced over the last decade or more for about... ...
Photo: Miller/FilmMagic For five years, Metallica’s own LiveMetallica Website has offered up high-quality downloads of the band’s concerts spanning from 1982 to their current World Magnetic tour. However, fans were only able to purchase concerts as a whole, as opposed to the a la carte song options popularized by iTunes. Perhaps the Rock and Roll Hall [...]
Sunny Day Real Estate playing "Seven" on Jimmy Fallon: They play the Paramount on October 16th and it appears tickets are still available here. [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] ...
It’s come to our attention through reliable sources that Thom Yorke and his new LA-based band are, in addition to performing two gigs at the Orpheum this coming Sunday and Monday, doing a secret show at the Echoplex this Friday night, October 2. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal talks to roots rocker John Fogerty (John Fogerty Twangs Again) about the dissolution of his old band Creedence Clearwater Revival, the role country music played in shaping his sound, and his new release The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again. The 9513.com finds good things in the tough love of Miranda Lambert’s Revolution. Gillian [...]Show More Summary
Iconic indie rock artist Bob Mould has a new live album recorded at ATP NY Festival on September 21st, 2008. Originally recorded for live broadcast on WFMU, this is the first time that this blistering and cathartic performance has been made available since it aired live on air. The CD will be sold exclusively at [...]
Yesterday, ?uestlove, of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" house band the Roots, Twittered this: "Sunny Day Real Estate is reunited on the show today. real glad there is a show to give props to cats under the radar but influential." We, too, are real glad. Show More Summary