Wednesday, April 28, 2010

New Interpol - "Lights" Free MP3

What else can we say? It's new Interpol. It's awesome.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Stream CocoRosie’s Grey Oceans out May 11

CocoRosie weirdness returns with Grey Oceans dropping May 11. Try it below before you can buy it.

CocoRosie - Grey Oceans by subpop

Monday, April 26, 2010

Avi Buffalo Debut album drops tomorrow and tour dates!

Tomorrow, April 27, Avi Buffalo’s debut, self-titled album, which you can stream in its entirety here through Wednesday will be released (4/28/2010.) And I assure you after a few listens, it's pretty damn good.

Avi Buffalo - What's in it For? (MP3)

Avi Buffalo on the road:

Apr 29 Jensen's Mainstage (CA), Santa Barbara, CA

May 01 Troubadour, Hollywood, CA (record release show)

May 30 Sasquatch! Festival, Gorge, WA

Jul 01 Royal Oak Theater (MI), Royal Oak, MI *

Jul 02 Royal Oak Theater (MI), Royal Oak, MI *

Jul 03 Summerfest (WI), Milwaukee, WI *

Jul 06 Crossroads, Kansas City, MO *

Jul 08 Twlight Concert Series, Salt Lake City, UT *

Jul 23 Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR $

Jul 27 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN $

Jul 28 Turner Hall, Milwaukee, WI $

Jul 30 Pier 17 / South Street Seaport (NY), New York, NY ^

Aug 04 Majestic Theater (MI), Detroit, MI $

Aug 05 Vogue, The, Indianapolis, IN $

Sep 04 All Tomorrows Parties - NY, Monticello, NY

* w/ Modest Mouse

$ w/ Blitzen Trapper

^ w/ Neon Indian

Girl in a Coma - "Transmisions" (Joy Division cover)

Check out Girl in a Coma below and on Thursday 5/6 at Terminal 5 with Sia:

MIA "Born Free" Video

This new MIA video has caused quite a stir today while I was at work. Watch "Born Free" and see why (be certain no one is watching over your shoulder if you are at work). The album Born Free will be out on 6/29/10. A special day in our eyes.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

RIP Guru from Gang Starr

Guru from the legendary Gang Starr lost his battle with cancer. RIP Keith “Guru” Elam (July 17, 1966 – April 19, 2010).

Monday, April 19, 2010

Hold Steady Live at the Bowery Ballroom 4/17/20

The Hold Steady was not what I expected. Great and lively show.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Hannis Brown video and mp3 for "Oh Ah Ee"

If this track and eerie video is any indication of the rest of the album than this is one you don't want to put on before bed. Or maybe you do; if you're into eerie and awesome like me. Check out LA's Hannis Brown's new video for "Oh Ah Ee" below. Download the song here.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Apples in Stereo Hit the "Dance Floor" New Video and Tour Dates

The Apples in Stereo are back and this time they have Elijah Wood with them.


Apr 16 - Cosmic Charlies - Lexington, KY
Apr 17 - 123 Pleasant Street - Morgantown, WV
Apr 18 - Rock and Roll Hotel - Washington DC
Apr 20 - Johnny Brenda’s - Philadelphia, PA
Apr 21 - Bowery Ballroom - New York, NY
Apr 23 - Middle East Underground - Cambridge, MA
Apr 24 - Castaways - Ithaca, NY
Apr 25 - Bug Jar - Rochester, NY
Apr 27 - Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH
Apr 28 - The Pike Room - Pontiac, MD
Apr 30 - Lincoln Hall - Chicago, IL
May 1 - Turf Club - St. Paul, MN
May 3 - Turner Hall - Milwaukee, WI
May 4 - Billiken Club - St. Louis, MO

Monday, April 12, 2010

Josh Rouse Tour Dates

I don't know too much from Josh Rouse other than what I've hear on WXPN back in Philly but I continue to hear that I should know more. Anyway, he's touring and there are the dates. Take those people that told me about him's word or click play below.

Josh Rouse - Cafe de la Danse - Love Vibration from valerie toumayan on Vimeo.

Josh Rouse Tour Dates:

04-20-2010 Josh Rouse Seattle WA Triple Door

04-21-2010 Josh Rouse Portland OR Doug Fir

04-23-2010 Josh Rouse San Francisco CA Bimbos 365 Club

04-24-2010 Josh Rouse Los Angeles CA Largo

04-25-2010 Josh Rouse Los Angeles CA Largo at the Coronet

04-28-2010 Josh Rouse Brooklyn NY Bell House

04-29-2010 Josh Rouse Philadelphia PA World Cafe Live

05-20-2010 Josh Rouse Birmingham AL WorkPlay Theatre

05-21-2010 Josh Rouse Atlanta GA Variety Playhouse

05-22-2010 Josh Rouse Asheville NC The Orange Peel

05-24-2010 Josh Rouse Knoxville TN The Square Room

05-25-2010 Josh Rouse Nashville TN Bellcourt Theatre

05-26-2010 Josh Rouse Louisville KY Waterfront Park

05-27-2010 Josh Rouse Chicago IL Lincoln Hall

05-28-2010 Josh Rouse Milwaukee WI Turner Hall

05-29-2010 Josh Rouse Minneapolis MN Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant

New Video: "Tiny Light" - Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

New video from Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. Git it Grace.

New LCD Soundsystem - "Dance Yerself Clean"

Holy awesome. Folks, if "Drunk Girls": isn't your cup of tea you gotta try "Dance Yerself Clean". If you don't like this one ya ain't got no heartbeat.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Thom Yorke "All for the Best" live acoustic in NYC 4/6/10

Got in at the last minute to see an amazing show last night. Good audio, but it may be hard to see but I promise it is the Atoms for Peace frontman Thom Yorke performing Mark Mulcahy's "All for the Best" solo at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC on 4/6/10.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Wolf Parade announces album details for their 3rd record: Expo 86

Read more here. Oh an also Wolf Parade whispered these tour dates to us:

Tour Dates:

04-03 Halifax, Nova Scotia - Paragon Theatre *
04-04 Fredericton, New Brunswick - The Market *
04-06 Kingston, Ontario - Ale House *
04-07 Toronto, Ontario - Phoenix Concert Theatre *
05-06 Pecs, Hungary - Europe Mania Festival
05-07 Krems an der Donau, Austria - Donau Festival
05-08 Leipzig, Germany - Pop Up Festival
05-09 Prague, Czech Republic - Matrix
05-11 Salzburg, Austria - Rockhouse
05-12 Bologna, Italy - Lokomotiv
05-13 Torino, Italy - Spazio 211
05-16 Brussels, Belgium - Le Botanique
05-17 Brighton, England - Concorde 2
05-19 Glasgow, Scotland - Oran Mor
05-20 Dublin, Ireland - Vicar Street
05-21 Manchester, England - Club Academy
05-22 Utrecht, Netherlands - Tivoli
05-25 Lubijana, Slovenia - Menza Pri Koritu
05-26 Zagreb, Croatia - Teatar & TD
05-27 Milan, Italy - Salumeria della Musica
05-28 Gallen, Switzerland - Palace
05-29 Dudingen, Switzerland - Bad Bonn
05-31 Paris, France - Nouveau Casino
07-08 Montreal, Quebec - Le National
07-09 Montreal, Quebec - Le National
07-11 Portland, ME - Port City Music Hall
07-12 Boston, MA - House of Blues
07-13 New York, NY - Terminal 5
07-15 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
07-16 Newport, KY - Southgate House
07-18 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
07-19 Winnipeg, Manitoba - Garrick Center
07-21 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Louis (University of Saskatoon Campus)
07-22 Calgary, Alberta - Republik
07-23 Edmonton, Alberta - The Starlight Room
07-25 Vancouver, British Columbia - Vogue Theatre
07-26 Seattle, WA - Showbox
07-27 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
07-29 Santa Cruz, CA - Catalyst Club
07-30 Oakland, CA - The Fox
07-31 Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
09-15 London, England - The Forum

* with We Are Wolves

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Band Of Horses - "Compliments" Video

Um, what happened, Band of Horses? Hoping this isn't reflective of the whole album. Or maybe I hold these dudes up to highly after Everything All the Time.

NAS & DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY Announce “Distant Relatives Tour” Set To Kick Off May 21st

Damian Marley and Nas are touring together and playing the Williamsburg Waterfront. Hipsters best watch out for these two. It will certainly be a great show. Nigerian-born Nneka to open.


May 2nd West Palm Beach, Fl Sunfest

May 21st Arcata, CA Arcata Community Center

May 22nd Eugene, OR Cuthbert Amphitheater

May 23rd Seattle, WA Showbox Sodo

May 25th Oakland, CA Fox Theater

May 26th Santa Barbara, CA University of California, Santa Barbara

May 28th Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern

May 29th Las Vegas, NV The Joint

May 30th Valley Center, CA Harrah's Rincon - Open Sky Theater

May 31st Los Angeles, CA UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival

June 2nd Santa Fe, NM Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre

June 8th Houston, TX House of Blues

June 9th Austin, TX Stubb's Waller Creek Outdoor Amphitheater

June 11th Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival

June 12th Atlanta, GA Tabernacle

June 13th Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues - Lake Buena Vista, FL

June 27th Brussels, BE Couleur Cafe Festival

June 28th Paris, FR Paris Hip Hop Festival

July 1st Arendal, NO Hovefestival

July 3rd Cologne, DE Summerjam

July 4th Gdynia, PL Heineken Opener Festival

July 6th Copenhagen, DK Vega

July 7th Hultsfred, SE Hultsfred Festival

July 9th Frauenfeld, CH Openair Frauenfeld

July 10th Montreux Vaud, CH Montreux Jazz Festival - Miles

July 11th Rotterdam Holland North Sea Jazz

July 13th Hamburg, DE Stadtpark

July 14th Munich, DE Tollwood Festival

July 16th Manchester, UK Manchester Academy

July 17th Dublin, IE Tripod

July 20th Hammersmith, UK Hammersmith Apollo

July 23rd Gräfenhainichen, DE Splash Festival

July 31st Brooklyn, NY Williamsburg Waterfront

August 1st Bridgeport, CT Gathering of The Vibes Festival