Holy Fuck and Simian Mobile Disco shall ensure a night of worn out feet in Dublin tonight. The Fuck are hitting Whelan's. Should be an awesome gig. Really looking forward to it. SMD are playing a DJ set at Spy as part of Bud Rising with support sets from Anthony Remedy and Philth. Phantom will be broadcasting live from the SMD gig from 12.30, with Album Archive Supremo Derek presenting a special Bedrock programme before the gig featuring "remixes and mash-ups from some of your favourite Phantom artists, including [...]
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Bon Iver - Lump Sum THINK ABOUT LIFE @ CRAZY MAMA KINGDOM Holy Fuck - Milkshake (live at the MOD club)
They don't call Austin, Texas the live music capital of the world for nothing. The city is home to SXSW, City Limits, and of course, the Fun Fun Fun Fest. The lineup has arrived for this years FFFFest, and it's a goodie. The show goes down November 3rd and 4th at Waterloo Park, so get your tickets now. For more info, visit funfunfunfest.com . Here's the lineup... STAGE 1: Explosions in the Sky (Austin, TX) Cat Power and the Dirty Delta Blues (NY) New Pornographers (Vancouver, [...]
TuneCore , the DIY digital disto company, have put together a contest where you can win an all expense paid trip to record your album at a professional recording studio in the UK. Check out contest details here . Here's the official lingo... "Have you always dreamed of recording your music in a professional studio? TuneCore, Eventful and Solid State Logic (SSL) have teamed up to send one band (up to five people) on a one week all expenses paid trip to England to record [...]
In case you haven't noticed, Philly's own Spank Rock are on the front page of the Space promoting their new EP, Bangers & Cash , in which they teamed up with producer Benny Blanco to make some 2 Live Crew mashed up madness. Download the new single for FREE by following the link below. Then when you're done, keep that booty shakin' with this bangin' music video of the the new track from DJ Kentaro featuring Spank Rock . Free Download from Bangers & Cash : [...]
In 1965, The Beatles released their second of five films, "Help!" The comedy adventure begins as Ringo accidentally comes into possession of a cursed sacrificial ring which he cannot remove from his finger. Ringo and the band travel through London, the Swiss Alps, and the Bahamas, trying to evade Indian cult members and the great Swami who seek the magical ring back. The magical movie will be re-released October 30th as both a special edition double disc DVD set and as a [...]
Every last Friday of the month, the Dragonfly sushi joint hosts In Living Color , the hippest underground dance party in Vegas. For those who attended, you witnessed excellent electro/indie/funk/house music by DJ Shred , 8-bit , and Standing-8 (from TAO vinyl), band t-shirts galore, prize giveaways from Zia Records , and ridiculously fun drink concoctions from Ty-Ku Sake liquor. The winner of the "Wear A Band T-Shirt" contest went to a lovely lady who came to In Living Color sporting a NEW [...]
Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Mountain is the name of the new disc from indie folk rocker Devendra Banhart . The record hits stores through XL Recordings on September 25th, 2005. Until then, fans have opted to shave. The full US Tour kicks off this weekend. Dates below: 09-01 Vancouver, British Columbia - Commodore Ballroom 09-02 Seattle, WA - Bumbershoot Festival 09-04 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom 09-06 Santa Cruz, CA - Rio [...]
The large beard wearing dude and company lives!! The new Pinback record, Autumn of the Seraphs , comes out on September 11th. Here's the music video for the first single, "From Nothing to Nowhere". Watch it now or the terrorists win.
Seattleite indie rockers Band of Horses have a new record from Sub Pop called Cease to Begin , which is set to hit stores October 9th, 2007. This is the follow-up to their 2006 critically acclaimed debut album, Everything All the Time . The new single is simply amazing, and if the new record stays up to par, it should definitely put these guys on the map. Download it by following the link below. Free Download: [...]
Sweet Jesus the rumors are true.... purchase the specially marked 18-pack of Miller Lite for $11.99, bring the "special sticker" from the beer box AND your receipt to the Pearl Box Office, and RECIEVE A PAIR OF FREE TICKETS to see The Flaming Lips at Skin Pool in the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas on September 16th. You can purchase your specially marked Miller Lite case from participating Short-Line Express, Green Valley Grocery, or Speedee Mart stores, as well as the Palms Shop (where [...]
The new issue of FADER Magazine (September 2007, #48) has arrived and we got the link to download full PDF version below. On the cover are the mystic DJ Quik and the folk music idol Devendra Banhart . There are lots more goodies inside this new issue, so download it and kill some of your precious time. There's also a link to download the new FADER podcast below. And I'm spent... FADER Magazine Issue #48.pdf [...]
The new album from Interpol , Our Love to Admire , has been on repeat since I got my hot hands on it back in July. I know there are a lot of Interpol fans who read this blog, so how about a little contest? Send an email to BadicalBeatsContests@gmail.com for your chance to win the brand new album from Interpol . The first email in my inbox with the subject line "Interpol is Badical" will receive a limited edition (includes [...]
Happy Friday. Fridays are my favorite day because it's the start to another fun weekend in Vegas. Since it's Friday, I'm gonna hook you up with a free download of Beck 's new single, "Timebomb". I haven't heard of any plans of Beck releasing a new full length album in the near future, but I'm sure he's slaving away in his Silverlake studio making up some good music for you to purchase. In the meantime, grab all 4.12MB of this goodness and savor it! Beck - Timebomb.mp3
"Peacebone" is the name of the genre bending new single from Strawberry Jam , the 8th full length record from Animal Collective . The new release from Domino Records is set for September 2007, but they're giving us something neat to watch while we anxiously wait for it to arrive in the mailroom. Download the hi-res music video here or watch the semi-crappy YouTube video below.
As previously reported, the infamous indie/hip-hop producer Madlib is releasing a new record August 28th through Stones Throw Records called Beat Konductca in India: Vol 3-4. The Space has put the entire album up for your streaming pleasures. This is a goodie, so don't miss out. You can listen to the new record here .
It's Tuesday and you know what that means in this thing we call the music biz.... it means Badical Beats is hooking you up with the best new releases of the week. It also means you can whip out the spare change jar, roll some coins, and treat yourself to some new music. Head on down to the record store, or better yet, grab the new tunes online by following the links below. THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS 'Challengers ' (Matador) iTunes [...]
Have you heard about BUMBLEBEEZ?!? If not, I'm sure you will hear about them very soon. On their new record from Modular , Prince Umberto & The Sister of Ill , the BUMBLEBEEZ have forged quite a unique sound for themselves. Influenced by projects like Liars , !!! , M.I.A. , and Architecture in Helsinki , BUMBLEBEEZ have combined an array of electronic sounds, rock n' roll riffs, and dirty funked out beats, and sprinkled some crazy eclectic vocals melodies on top. [...]
This week was filled with lots of interesting bits of music news. Follow the headlines below and learn my students of rock... Dr. Dre Sues Death Row, Demands His Chronic Back... LimeWire Jumps on the Bandwagon with Digital Download Store... Pete Doherty Arrested for Smack Again!!! Flying Spy-Copter Busts Criminals at the 'V' Music Festival... Matador's New Philosophy to Sell Music: Buy Early, Get Now...