Friday, May 25, 2012

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros "Here" - NPR Album Stream

NPR Music is hosting an advanced stream of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros' upcoming release, Here which you can listen to at the NPR site right HERE.

The album is available for preorder at the Itunes site right HERE.

Additionally, you can listen below to two tracks, "That's What's Up" and "Man On Fire" via soundcloud below...

SOTD: "Drive" - The Chevin

Thursday, May 24, 2012

SOTD: "Body Of Work" - The Mynabirds

Here's the latest from the Mynabirds off their album Generals , which will be out on June 5th. You can submit your email into the player to get a download of the song. Additionally, I've listed their upcoming tour dates below. Enjoy!

The Mynabirds Tour Dates

06/08: Omaha, NE – Slowdown
06/15: Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry
06/16: Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
06/17: Chicago, IL – Schuba's
06/19: Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
06/20: Cleveland, OH – Beachland Tavern
06/21: Harrisburg, PA – The Abbey Bar
06/22: New York, NY – Mercury Lounge
06/23: Washington, DC – Black Cat
06/24: Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda's
06/25: Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
06/27: Birmingham, AL – The Bottletree
06/28: Atlanta, GA – The Earl
06/29: Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
06/30: Columbia, MO @ Mojo's
07/01: St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
07/02: Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall
08/04-08/05: Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
08/11: Omaha, NE @ MAHA Music Festival

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

SOTD: "I Already Forgot Everything You Said" - The Dig

This track came across my inbox last night, what a great tune this is.....

If you want to stream & download via Soundcloud, you can do that HERE.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

SOTD: "Hurricane" - MS MR

MS MR tour dates:

* w/ Marina & The Diamonds
6/01 - Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands Gallery
7/10 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre*
7/11 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore*
7/13 - Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theatre*
7/14 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market*
7/15 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom*
7/18 - Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall*
7/21 - Chicago, IL @ Park West*
8/14 - Washington D.C. @ 9:30 Club*
8/16 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall*
8/17 - Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of the Living Arts*

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

SOTD: "Cold Cold Rain" - The Giving Tree Band

Here's the latest from The Giving Tree Band along with some tour dates that you can find below....

Upcoming Tour Dates:
* = w/ Joe Purdy

12 - Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop*
13 - Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace*
14 - Montreal, QC - Belmont (NXNE Festival)*
15 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East*
17 - Croton on Hudson, NY - Clearwater Festival*
18 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom*
20 - Philadelphia, PA - World Café Live*
22 - Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle*
23 - Atlanta, GA - Smith's Olde Bar*
25 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge*
26 - St. Louis, MO - Blueberry Hill*
28 - Columbus, OH - The Basement*
29 - Chicago, IL - Double Door*

Gaslight Anthem: New Single/Album, Tour Dates, TV Appearances

Lots of news this week on the Gaslight Anthem, including a live stream to their show tonight at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. From the press release below....


(May 15, 2012 - New York, NY) With their brand new single, "45," available now at iTunes HERE and Amazon HERE, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM will take the stage this week for two intimate sold-out gigs at Music Hall of Williams­burg in Brooklyn (on May 16) and the Roxy in West Hollywood (May 18). The shows are the prelude to a full schedule of tour dates, festivals, and television appearances through the summer in support of their fourth album, HANDWRITTEN, scheduled for a July 24 release on Mercury Records, a division of Island Def Jam Music Group.

On June 28, The Gaslight Anthem will appear (for the third time!) on CBS's The Late Show with David Letterman. The band will also make a return appearance on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on July 27. In addition to Letterman and Fallon, the band has appeared on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan, and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live.

The Gaslight Anthem will kick off the HANDWRITTEN album release campaign with a live stream of the Music Hall of Williamsburg show presented by Vans, starting at 9:00 p.m. on May 16, at HERE.

The Gaslight Anthem on tour:

05 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
07 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater
08 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile
11 - Minneapolis, MN - Fineline
12 - Lawrence, KS - Bottleneck
13 - St. Louis, MO - Firebird
14 - Cincinnati, OH - Bunberry Festival
16 - Toronto, ON - Opera House
18 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge
19 - Chapel Hill, NC - Cat's Cradle
20 - Washington, DC - U Street
22 - Boston, MA - Middle East
24 - New York, NY - Webster Hall

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Avett Brothers Presale: Boston & Baltimore

The Avett Brothers are having a presale today for their upcoming shows in Boston on 9/16 and Baltimore on 9/23, details are below. I just saw these guys last week in NYC and they were GREAT. Highly recommend seeing their show if you can make it. Good luck!

The following shows scheduled to go on sale, TUESDAY May 15, at 12 p.m. local time:

9.16 - Boston, MA - Bank of America Pavilion
346 Reserved Total, Will Call Only

9.23 - Baltimore, MD - Pier Six
150 Reserved Total, Will Call Only

To purchase tickets please go HERE.

Username: theavettbrothers
Password: thefall

SOTD: "Lucky" - Make Do And Mend

Coachella 2013

The Coachella Festival announced it's 2013 dates yesterday along with on sale dates this week for early ticketing. As I've said before, if you're a music lover, do yourself a favor and make this trip sometime in your lifetime. You will not regret it.

Friday, May 11, 2012

SOTD: "Only Love" - Ben Howard

Here's the latest from Ben Howard, "Only Love". Ben's got some tour dates scheduled which you find listed below.

Ben Howard Tour Dates
May 26-28 - Sasquatch! Music Festival! - George, WA
May 29 - Wonder Ballroom - Portland, OR
May 31 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA (SOLD OUT)
June 01 - SOHO Restaurant & Music Club - Santa Barbara, CA
June 02 - The Loft @ UCSD, La Jolla, CA (SOLD OUT)
June 05 - Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA (SOLD OUT)
June 06 - Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA (SOLD OUT)
June 07 - Bonnaroo Music Festival, Manchester, TN

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

First Aid Kit on World Cafe: NPR Music

NPR Music's World Cafe is featuring a great session with Swedish duo First Aid Kit. You can hear the whole session at the NPR site right HERE. The setlist consists of "Emmylou", "Blue", "Wolf" and "The Lion's Roar". They'll be at Newport Folk Fest this summer so I'm hoping to catch them there.

SOTD: "Strange Attractor" - Animal Kingdom

Check out the latest single from Animal Kingdom, "Strange Attractor". You can also stream their new album, "The Looking Away" on Spinner, take a listen HERE.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

SOTD: "High Water" - Trampled By Turtles

Absolutely loving this track off the new Trampled By Turtles album, "Stars and Satellites".

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

My Morning Jacket 2012 North American Tour

My Morning Jacket has announced a bunch of North American tour dates for 2012. Supporting MMJ at various venues will be Band of Horses, Trombone Shorty, Trampled By Turtles and Shabazz Palaces. Dates and venues are listed below.

Also, the band is giving away a free download of "Wonderful (The Way I Feel)" live from MSG featuring Ben Bridwell (Band Of Horses) which you can get HERE.

My Morning Jacket North American Tour Dates

% = $1 from each ticket will be donated to the local charity listed
* = with Band Of Horses
^ = with Trombone Shorty
+ = with Trampled By Turtles
# = with Shabazz Palaces

5/04: Memphis, TN @ Beale Street Music Festival
5/05: New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
07/13: Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
07/14: Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival (performance)
07/15: Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
07/28: Newport, RI @ Newport Folk Festival
8/03: Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre^*% (
8/04: Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre^*% (Platteforum)
8/06: Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre*% (Operation Breakthrough)
8/07: Lincoln, NE @ Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater*% (Community Corps)
8/08: St. Louis, MO @ Peabody Opera House*% (Safe Connections)
8/10: Minneapolis, MN @ Somerset Amphitheater+*% (Free Arts and The Current Public Radio)
8/12: Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion*% (Franklinton Gardens and Wexner Center For the Arts)
8/14: Detroit, MI @ Meadow Brook*% (Do Foundation)
8/15: Toronto, ON @ Echo Beach at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre*
8/17: Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for the Performing Arts*% (Urban Blazers)
8/18: Washington, DC @ Merriweather Post Pavilion*% (826DC)
8/19: Brooklyn, NY @ Williamsburg Park#% (Sy's Fund)
8/21: Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE*% (Gateway To The Arts)
8/22: Chicago, IL @ Pritzker Pavilion*% (Advanced Art Education Program at Gallery 37)
8/24: Atlanta, GA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre*% (West Atlanta Watershed Alliance)
8/25: Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheater*% (Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation)
8/26: Raleigh, NC @ Raleigh Amphitheater*% (Charlotte Tree Fund)

Michael Kiwanuka: "Home Again"

Michael Kiwanuka's debut album "Home Again" will be released today on Itunes. This album was originally supposed to be released in late July here in the US but got bumped up a few months due to demand off recent performances. You can buy the album on Itunes HERE.

Here's a couple tracks from the album, "Home Again" and "I'm Getting Ready".

Michael Kiwanuka by CherrytreeRecords

"I'll Get Along" Video

"Tell Me A Tale" Video