It's only fitting that we're doing this post from Iceland as we take in the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. Sigur Rós will release its second live concert film 'inni' via DVD and album form. You can pre-order 'inni' @ Vertigo Music and receive a free ticket to a screening of the film. Wealthy Theatre will be hosting the event on November 18th . You can purchase tickets here . To read more about [...]
Via AudioPerv . Ryan Adams hit the late night circuit last night to promote his latest album Ashes & Fire out - well - out today in fact.
Phantogram has just released a track from their forthcoming EP Nightlife out November 1st . Pre-order here . Listen/Download: Phantogram - Dont Move
NoiseTrade is offering up a 30 song Fall Sampler for FREE. Go download the goodness. The only thing required by you is to 'Like' them on Facebook .
One of our favorite local bands has recently released a video. Check it Ribbons of Song's 'Your White Hand': Then check out their archived Halfway House Session . The band is currently putting the finishing touches on their new album but you can purchase their debut effort Pocket Dream here . Ribbons of Song perform @ Hoi Polloi this Saturday night. Details .
We've been taking a break for a bit. Hopefully after viewing a few of these late night performances - all will be forgiven: Fleet Foxes - 'Grown Ocean' Radiohead - 'Lotus Flower' Radiohead - 'Staircase' Wilco - 'Born Alone' Telekinesis - 'Please Ask For Help' We heart the Audio Perv .
As previously mentioned - you can go enjoy Mr Palomo and company's forthcoming album Era Extraña here . Or you can pick it up on Tuesday September 13. Thanks AudioPerv .
Photo by Benjamin Gott Little Village's tunes have been soundtracking a better part of our summer so it was only fitting that we invited the fellows in for an end of summer Halfway House Session . You can pick up the Grand Rapids' band's self titled debut album over @ their bandcamp page . Little Village's last show of 2011 will take place @ The Pyramid Scheme on September 24th as part of the [...]
Phosphorescent provided us with one of our favorite albums of 2010. Watch Mr. Houck performance @ the NPR offices below: Then go pick up his latest album Here's To Taking It Easy .
NPR is offering up a stream of some forthcoming gems : A.A. Bondy - Believers (9/13) Neon Indian - Era Extraña (9/13) St. Vincent - Strange Mercy (9/13) Looks like you better save your nickels for next Tuesday.
Heavier Than Air Flying Machines aka HTAFM brought the noise when they passed through the Stone House. Guns a blazin'. Their album release show is set for September 17th @ the Pyramid Scheme . Fun awaits with Bars of Gold and Ghost Heart . Friction Records will distribute Siam , the debut album from HTAFM aka Heavier Than Air Flying Machines. They'll also be one of the many great bands participating in [...]
The schedule for this year's Prospecto is now available for your viewing(and planning). Schedule . Don't forget to purchase your 3 day passes !!! There is a limited quantity so hurry!!! Also - Prospecto is hosting a pre-party, along with AMI Entertainment , at Jukes Bar in Grand Rapids, MI this Thursday, September 1, 2011, where they will be raffling off passes to Prospecto and gift bags featuring music and other items from Prospecto artists such as The Walkmen, Gringo Star and more.
The 6th Annual Rock For Crash's will take place @ Founders on September 10. Musical guests include The Crane Wives , Alexis , Onn and Pistolbrides . Not too shabby for a $5 donation to Crash's Landing . You may purchase additional raffle tickets at $1 each for a chance to win many prize packages available from local sponsors. Tickets may be placed into each prize package bin and all winners will be announced between the 3rd and 4th bands of the evening. [...]
Cut Copy and Washed Out will share the stage @ Calvin College's Covenant Fine Arts Center on September 21st . Tickets . Cut Copy - "Need You Now" from stereogum on Vimeo . Yourstru.ly Presents: Washed Out "Far Away" from Yours Truly on Vimeo .
Washed Out offers up a different version of 'Far Away' for Yours Truly : Yourstru.ly Presents: Washed Out "Far Away" from Yours Truly on Vimeo . St. Vincent's new single from the forthcoming Strange Mercy (9/13): St. Vincent - "Cruel" Dolorean's 'Black Hills Gold'. Thanks to Slowcoustic . Be sure to check him out as part of [...]
Check out this collaboration - Bon Iver and James Blake:
Martin Scorsese directs this 3 and a half hour long documentary on George Harrison which will air in two parts. HBO will broadcast the film on October 5th and 6th.
As previously mentioned Wilco's new album The Whole Love hits record store shelves on September 27.
Blitzen Trapper and Dawes return to Grand Rapids on November 2nd . Tickets . Below is a FREE Tour EP courtesy of NoiseTrade .