Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Julian Casablancas on the Tonight Show

The Tonight Show is cool. Julian Casablancas used to be (for a minute) . Proof below. Awwww, yah. This song is called "11th Dimesnsion" and it will be on Phrazes for the Young (out 11-3) . Try to dance to it, go ahead, fast or slow. Nah. Via Stereogum. Those guys like it.

Lilith Fair Returns

Party like it's 1997-1999. The Lilith Fair was the event to attend in those years. And guess what is happening this year, you guessed it another Fair! Who knows who'll be there but you can get news and sign up for a news letter that will keep you and your girls and your dudes that like girls and music posted.

First Round of Cities...
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Boston, MA
  • Calgary, AB
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Montreal, QC
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Portland, OR
  • Seattle, WA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Toronto, ON
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Washington, DC
  • London, UK

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Noah and the Whale Movie

How 'bout Noah and the Whale all tight with John Norris? Here's hoping the movie is as good as their new album. Additionally they will be playing music in NYC: residency at the Mercury Lounge November 2, 3 & 4th.

The First Days of Spring
An inspired film accompaniment to Noah and the Whale's second album

Join Noah and the Whale's Charlie Fink in NYC for an intimate screening of his directorial film debut The First Days of Spring with a special Q&A to follow.

November 1st @ 7pm

Hosted by John Norris

Piano's Upstairs Lounge

entrance is free - space is limited

158 Ludlow Street, New York, NY

Foo Fighters "Greatest Hits" Just arrived in my inbox

How exciting.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Surfer Blood at Piano's for CMJ via Stereogum and Rey Concepcion

Don't know much about this Rey Concepcion guy but he is super swell at making sweet videos. Especially when it comes to new rockers Surfer Blood. Check him out by clicking play and dancing or standing still and listening closely. Go Surfer Blood! Go Rey Concepcion (no relation). Thanks Stereogum!

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner: Surfer Blood [ Part 1 of 14] from Ray Concepcio├▒ on Vimeo.

Lissy Trullie - "Self Taught Learner" Video and Album Stream

More Lissy Truly news. Stream the full album via Spinner and watch "Self Taught Learner" below

Lissie Trullie - "Don't To Do" Mp3

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

El Perro del Mar: Change of Heart Video

El Perro del Mar tour dates follow her cool new video via pitchforkTV. We still haven't heard the new album but typically love her tunes.

11.07.09 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC*
11.08.09 – Theater of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA*
11.09.09 – Webster Hall – New York, NY*
11.11.09 – Phoenix Theatre – Toronto, ON*
11.12.09 – Metro – Chicago, IL*
11.13.09 – Gargoyle Club – St. Louis, MO*
11.14.09 – House of Blues – Dallas, TX*
11.15.09 – La Zona Rosa – Austin, TX*
11.17.09 – Rialto Theater – Tuscon, AZ*
11.18.09 – House of Blues – San Diego, CA*
11.19.09 – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA*
11.20.09 – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA*
11.21.09 – Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA*
11.23.09 – Hotel Cafe – Los Angeles, CA***

***Headlining show
* w/ Peter Bjorn & John

New Editors Record "In This Light and On This Evening"

Editors new album In This Light And On This Evening will be out January 19, 2010 via FADER Label. The Pre-release is available now.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Thao with The Get Down Stay Down - "Cool Yourself"

Thao's new album Know Better Learn Faster has been on heavy rotation at Musicology NYC. Watch "Cool Yourself" below. It's fun.

New Eels Album "END TIMES" Just six month after Hombre Lobo

The largely self recorded release will be Eels eighth studio album. It will include:

1 The Beginning
2 Gone Man
3 In My Younger Days
4 Mansions Of Los Feliz
5 A Line In The Dirt
6 End Times
7 Apple Trees
8 Paradise Blues
9 Nowadays
10 Unhinged
11 High & Lonesome
12 I Need A Mother
13 Little Bird
14 On My Feet

Hombre Lobo was good, but not as good as we expect things from Eels to be. Here's hoping End Times is better.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

New "Don't To Do" MP3 from LISSY TRULLIE! Album out Tuesday

Lissie Trullie will finally have a full length with a number of songs from her earlier EP "Self-Taught Lerner. The full length will have the same title. One of the new songs can be downloaded here.

Track Listing for Self-Taught Learner out on Downtown Records October 20th
01. Boy Boy
02. She Said
03. Self-Taught Learner
04. Money
05. Forget About it
06. Ready For The Floor
07. Don't To Do (New Track)
08. Hold Your Head (New Track)
09. Just A Friend (Duet w/ Adam Green - Biz Markie Cover)
10. You Bleed You (Unreleased Demo)

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Mayer Hawthorne - "Green Eyed Love " and Brooklyn Bowl Video

This new Mayer Hawthorne video reminded me of the video I took of him at Brooklyn Bowl (watch bothe below). Mayer still may be the front runner for Musicology NYC's album of the year. Take that, Grizzly Bear.

Fanfarlo's Reservoir out today on Canvasback!

We've been listening to Fanfarlo for some time, so we were surprised to find out that Reservoir just became available today. Get it here.

There are also some CMJ dates below.

CMJ Schedule

10/19 Syndicate Conflict of Interest party
10/20 The Music Slut & Sneak Attack party (daytime show)
10/20 Brooklyn Vegan party
10/21 Bowery Ballroom (official showcase)

& check out this video of Fanfarlo & First Aid Kit
covering "This Is The Way" by Devendra Banhart

Monday, October 12, 2009

Noah and the Whale - On Tour, The First Day of Spring out now

We've been listening to The First Day of Spring and we dig. Go see Noah and the Whale on tour. All dates are below.

Oct. 20 Los Angeles, CA The Roxy
Oct. 21 San Diego, CA Casbah
Oct. 22 San Francisco, CA Swedish American Hall
Oct. 24 Seattle, WA Crocodile Caf├ę
Oct. 25 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge (early show and BBQ)
Oct. 28 Madison, WI Majestic Live
Oct. 29 Chicago, IL Lake Shore Theatre
Oct. 30 Pontiac, MI The Pike Room
Oct. 31 Toronto, ONT Horseshoe Tavern

Nov. 2 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
Nov. 3 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
Nov. 4 New York, NY Mercury Lounge

Basement Jaxx - Scars (ft. Meleka, Kelis & Chipmunk) - Video by Jan van Nuenen

Basement Jaxx are back with a new tune called "Scars". Watch it below. It's awesome.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

New Grouper Video - "Hold the Way"

How creepily awesome is Grouper? Watch below to see. There last album Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill was amazing and from the sounds of "Hold The Way" there new one Vessel will be as well.

Grouper - Hold the Way from Weston Currie on Vimeo.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009


The Very Best’s—European production duo Radioclit and Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya—debut full-length Warm Heart of Africa came out yesterday! We haven't heard it yet but we loved the mix tape. They will also be on tour:

October 21 New York, NY CMJ Showcase—Le Poisson Rouge

October 23 San Francisco, CA 103 Harriet

October 24 Los Angeles, CA Echoplex

October 29 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge

October 30 Toronto, ON Wrongbar

November 1 Boston, MA Great Scott

November 2 Washington, D.C. DC9

November 3 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s

Monday, October 5, 2009


Big news from our good friends over at Kevchino! Be sure to check this show out. Sharon Van Etten will certainly be on our year end best of album list. And Natureboy has a shot too. is proud to present
our first ever live music showcase on Saturday November 7th at Union Pool. The show will feature Brooklyn's Sharon Van Etten, Natureboy, and Portland's Rey Villalobos. DJ Scot Bowman of DJ Scot Bowman of The Sky Report & will be spinning between sets. Artist Brad Nack will be hosting a reindeer art show in the lobby during the show. Doors open at 9pm. 21+ $12 The day of the show or purchase $10 advance online tickets here.