Fun Facts w/ Tom Waits on Bob Dylan’s Radio Show

April 13, 2010
Fun Facts w/ Tom Waits on Bob Dylan’s Radio Show

I am not sure when this aired, but thanks to Aquarium Drunkard for finding it!  This is Bob Dylan playing tapes recorded by Tom Waits on his Theme Time Radio Hour.  Tom talks about birds, feet as sexual objects, Jewish curses and more.  This is great stuff in true Tom Waits fashion! Download, stream...
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Just A Track: Band of Horses – Laredo

April 13, 2010
Just A Track: Band of Horses – Laredo

Band of Horses have released track 3 of their new album, Infinite Arms, on itunes for $0.99.  Or you can just stream it below.  They have been performing Laredo as well as other songs from the new album on tour.  Having seen them both in Boulder and at SXSW, I can say I am...
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Just A Track: The National – Afraid of Everyone

April 13, 2010
Just A Track: The National – Afraid of Everyone

Yet another song from High Violet has been released.  Afraid of Everyone is track 5 on the album that comes out May 11th.  Only a month away!
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Roger Waters Takes 30 Year Old Wall On The Road

April 13, 2010
Roger Waters Takes 30 Year Old Wall On The Road

The Wall, Roger Waters‘ twisted masterpiece, turned 30 years old last November.  It was about 3 years later that Roger Waters left the band and tried to prevent Gilmore from using the Pink Floyd name.  The classic line-up did not perform together again until 2005 when Waters and Gilmore appeared onstage in Hyde Park...
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Those Pizza Hut/Taco Bell Guys Release Mixtape

April 11, 2010
Those Pizza Hut/Taco Bell Guys Release Mixtape

Shut Up, Dude is the first collection of songs to be released from the East Coast meets West Coast duo Das Racist.  The self-described Art Rap/Freak Folk/World Music partnership between Brooklyn’s Himanshu Suri and San Francisco’s Victor Vazquez went viral last year when their Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell single hit the web....
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Miike Snow w/Delorean @ Ogden, 04/09/10

April 11, 2010
Miike Snow w/Delorean @ Ogden, 04/09/10

What is it with the Swedish bands hiding their identity?  The Knife always covered their faces, jj hid who they were for the first year or so and now Miike Snow take the stage with their faces hidden behind white masks.  I’m not complaining, because all three bands make great music, I just find...
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Quick Quips: Freelance Whales, Gentle Friendly, Rocky Votolato, She & Him, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

April 8, 2010
Quick Quips: Freelance Whales, Gentle Friendly, Rocky Votolato, She & Him, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

There are some albums that I have had in heavy rotation lately that I just haven’t had time to review…these are those albums: Freelance Whales – Weathervanes Sure, they sound a lot like Death Cab and others, but even though this album won’t win any awards for originality, it’s so much fun I really...
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Beach House @ Bluebird, 04/07/10

April 8, 2010
Beach House @ Bluebird, 04/07/10

Teen Dream is the first Beach House album I have been able to get into.  And I really, really like it.  It’s a dream pop album that plays over and over again in my head when I’m trying to fall asleep at night.  But seeing them live is something I wasn’t sure I needed...
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Derailed: Taylor Swift Brings Fearless 2010 to My Daughter (and other people in Denver)

April 7, 2010
Derailed: Taylor Swift Brings Fearless 2010 to My Daughter (and other people in Denver)

We brought our daughter to the Taylor Swift concert last night.  She is 7 years old.  Her first concert was Outside Lands Festival in Golden Gate Park.  She saw Drive-By Truckers, Bon Iver, Broken Social Scene among others on Day 3 of that festival.  She saw Okkervil River open for Wilco at Red Rocks...
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Stars – Making New Album and New Single

April 6, 2010
Stars – Making New Album and New Single

Stars will be releasing their long (3 year) awaited follow-up to In Our Bedroom After The War in June.  The album will be titled The Five Ghosts and Stars have posted a couple ‘making of…” videos as well as a new single on their site.
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Broken Social Scene Teasers on YouTube

April 6, 2010

Broken Social Scene (or someone) has posted teasers of new tracks from Forgiveness Rock Record on YouTube.  These clips for Ungrateful Little Father, Sweetest Kill, Art House Director and Chase Scene are all set to scenes from films. All this AND you can still purchase or stream 3 other new albums from the new...
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