Unsigned & Unleashed: No Doubt Close To Completing... →
unsignedunleashed: The highly anticipated album No Doubt has been working on since 2008 is finally close to being completed, according to Gwen Stefani, front-woman of the influential 90’s ska band. Gwen recently did an interview with Rolling Stone, where she discussed the progression of the new album, and how…
Motopony rocks Southwest Airline's 40th... →
tinyogre: Four airports. One Day. Coast to Coast. Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29, Motopony will perform intimate acoustic sets for Southwest Airlines Customers in Baltimore, St. Louis, Dallas and Los Angeles in celebration of Southwest Airline’s 40th Anniversary. Conceived by Southwest Airlines’ advertising partner GSD&M, the Southwest Airlines 40th Anniversary Tour featuring Motopony, will...
The Civil Wars podcast
NPR has a podcast of The Civil Wars performance. I saw the duo twice when they were in LA. I was impressed by both their vocal ranges and how effortlessly it was for them. Also, they both have this great chemistry as well as sense of humor that makes their show all the more entertaining. http://www.npr.org/2011/06/27/137392548/the-civil-wars-tiny-desk-concert&sc=nl&cc=sod-20110628
Paste magazine is back!!
An email sent out to Paste Lifeliners (that’s me!) details the return of the magazine in digital form. Here’s some info. “In September of 2011, each weekly issue of the mPlayer will sell for 99 cents per issue or $36 for a yearly (48-issue) subscription. We’re thrilled to be back producing the kind of substantial pop culture coverage you came to expect in Paste Magazine....
Arcade Fire Release New Short Film
unsignedunleashed: Arcade Fire have released a short film entitled Scenes From The Suburbs, directed by Spike Jonze. You guys can check it out here.
pitchfork: Arcade Fire perform a dramatically stripped-down version of “We Used to Wait” for “Sound Opinions”.
A fitting song for the start of the summer! ...
I’ve been meaning to post something about Brooklyn artist Lia Ices who has popped up in my Shazam app more and more in recent weeks. Here’s a trailer for here album “Grown Unknown” which is now out.
Google's tribute to Les Paul
Google is paying tribute to Les Paul, who would have celebrated his 96th birthday, by a creating playable guitar logo. Not only that, you can record yourself playing. AWESOME! And now Huffington Post has created a tutorial for the logo. Let’s see if I can figure this out before the end of the day. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/09/how-to-play-guitar-on-google_n_873895.html
The Head and the Heart perform live in The Current... →
I can never get enough of live performances from this band.
Tune in: Conan
From my FacebookConan O’Brien Presents: Team CocoTonight, we’ve got stuntman Steven Ho, actor Peter Sarsgaard and musical guestDeath Cab for Cutie. TBS 11/10 c.
Live at Hangout: Backstage with The Avett Brothers... →
Avett Brothers. Sigh.
Hear a New Bon Iver Song →
Take a listen to: Givers
Get possessed. It might not exactly be the motto of Louisiana quintet Givers but if you saw them live the aforementioned statement might make a little more sense (Hint: vocalist Taylor often rolls his eyes back -like he’s a man possessed- when he performs). Fortunately for me, I have seen them live. Twice. The first time I saw these guys was last year at a SXSW PASTe mag show and was...
NMBRS10 :: Jamie xx: Far Nearer / Beat For
Finally! disconaivete: We’ve been waiting for it for quite some time (legal issues apparently, blame Janet Jackson - around the 2:08 mark “I feel better when I have you near me”) but it’s finally out: NMBRS10. Jamie xx’ Far Nearer on the A-side backed with his Beat For on the flip. Head over to FarNearer.com to buy it digitally or physically (limited vinyls!). Steel drums for the win! ...
unsignedunleashed: Underneath The Sycamore //...
Check it, your plans for Monday night
it’s a school night will be featuring Agnes Obel on Monday night at Bardot. http://www.itsaschoolnight.com/ If you’re not sure who she is then listen to her performance on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic on Friday morning. Worth a listen. http://www.kcrw.com/music/programs/mb/mbe
Florence covers Buddy Holly
Here’s a link with a clip of Florence and the Marchine… a nice way to start the day. http://pitchfork.com/news/42698-listen-my-morning-jacket-cover-buddy-holly/
It’s been a while since Coldplay has released any new material but Pitchfork has a link to their new single. http://pitchfork.com/news/42704-hear-the-new-coldplay-single/
Agnes Obel releases new EP
stitchedsound: Agnes Obel has released a new EP iTunes Live From Paris which is now available. Also, check out a cover of Elliott Smith’s ‘Between The Bars’ that she did here.