(via @ julesdumdum ) Tickets for the Cat Power show at Terminal 5 go on sale today at noon. Tickets for the Alt-J show at Terminal 5 go on sale today at noon. Tickets for the newly-added Swans show at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on sale today at noon. Tickets [...]
Diciembre es el mes de la subjetividad, donde todos los medios realizamos listas sobre “lo mejor” del año que termina, recordando toda la música que sirvió como soundtrack de los días que vivimos. Este 10 de Diciembre de 2012, la redacción de RockandRadio ha decidido elegir los 25 discos que más sonaron en esta oficina [...]
Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the person who'll keep you warm all winter? If you've answered negatively to even one of these, you have some work to do. And so we have generated your season-ending soundtrack. It's a deluxe-sized monthly mix, spanning 20 songs and all your moods, courtesy of Black Hippy, Swans, Cat Power, Nicolas Jaar, and some smaller names leaving equally lasting impressions. Save your summer: Read More...
As you might have read yesterday , we're going quietly bananas over the new Swans record, which is definitely our favorite album of August and quite possibly our favorite thus far of 2012. It's also home to two tracks that clock in at above 20 minutes long, one other that's just over 19 minutes, and a couple more that push 10 minutes. Songs that long are always a risky proposition — the whole idea of the ultra-lengthy epic is often associated with prog and its multitude of sins, but the realms of a 10-minute-plus song are also home to [...]
Frank Yang I don't think Toronto necessarily has an international reputation as a destination for expatriate pop geniuses, but apparently Canadian women hold a certain appeal for them. Joe Pernice of Pernice Brothers has been up here for the better part of eight years while Norman Blake of Teenage Fanclub moved to Kitchener a couple years ago - both on account of their Canadian wives - and on Friday night, they were on stage together at The Dakota Tavern for a low-key show together. It had been advertised as a Joe Pernice [...]
Cat Power at Virgin Fest 2008 Photo : Tim Griffin ( more ) Aug 26 2011 Cat Power Webster Hall New York, NY 06:30 PM Buy Tickets Amex presale begins: Wed, 08/03/11 12:00 PM [...]
I just re-watched the Vinyl documentary with Nicci yesterday, and burnt a copy of it to CD for one of my bosses, so of course I feel compelled to speak about record collecting today. I'm not going to discuss the process of acquiring new albums, or the analyze the psychology of someone who attempts to fill holes in their life with material possessions. I'm going to rant about how more and more bands and record labels are engaging in "limited edition" releases as a last-ditch effort to make dwindling audiences more greatly appreciate their recorded output. [...]