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Former Catatonia singer and I'm A Celebrity contestant Cerys Matthews has reinvented herself as an award-winning radio host and Renaissance woman, and was rewarded with an MBE for services to music in June. Now she is staging her own festival.
I considered writing a standard review of Katy Perry's dizzying performance at the Moda Center on Friday night, but no amount of paragraphs could properly catalog the sheer sensory overload of what just hit Portland. Let's break this down.
Description: The Kooks release their eagerly anticipated new album 'Listen', produced by Luke Pritchard and young hip hop pioneer Inflo. It showcases a new direction and sound for the multi-platinum selling UK act.
With teen sensations 1D and The Vamps slipping into biker jackets and strapping on their six-strings, the Brighton lads are predicting a surprise rock revival. Frontman Luke Pritchard told me: "They sound like that because the guys who used to be in bands are now writing the songs.
Cerys Matthews is looking to throwing an axe next weekend, not to mention put down her mobile phone and make some sausages. And you could join her too.
Orange County's Pacific Festival was a big success this summer. A nearly sold out crowd ventured to the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Aug. 16 to enjoy live indie dance music while swimming in the ocean, dancing in the sand and soaking up the beach city's almost-too-perfect weather.
Tonight's Indie Rock Hit Parade is a special one indeed! Tune in to XPN at 10pm for a two-hour mix of brand new tracks and some old favorites, with a special spotlight on the newly released new album from Death From Above 1979 ! We'll also hear a brand new Indie Rock Hit Parade Live Session with the Philly quartet Literature ! Don't miss these new tracks, either: Philadelphia: Home to a rich musical history, a unique musical identity, and one of the nation's most thriving musical communities. In a scene filled with so many local bands worth listening to, there will always be new music to discover-and The Key is your source for finding it.
Sebastien Grainger, left, and Jesse F. Keeler of Death From Above 1979 at Warner Bros Records in Burbank. 'We don't talk about the past,' says Death From Above 1979's lead singer.
Hoboken trio Yo La Tengo is hitting the road for a mini-tour that celebrates the 30th anniversary of their very first show, which took place on December 2, 1984. The four-night tour kicks off at New York's Town Hall on December 3rd , and culminates here at home, at The Trocadero Theatre on Saturday, December 6th.
Death From Above 1979 have revealed the video for new single 'Train Wreck' The video begins with a girl attempting to learn how to play the song on her bass guitar before attending one of the band's gigs and then hearing the song as she skateboards around her home town. The song is also on the band's new album, 'The Physical World', which came out this week .
With Gilmore Girls making its Netflix debut on Oct. 1, we run down the top musical moments from the series. 8. The Shins made an appearance in the season four episode "Girls in Bikinis, Boys Doin' the Twist," playing at a club in Florida, where Rory and Paris attempt to make Spring Break memories by kissing on the dance floor.
The intention of the video is nice, if a bit obvious: center a boilerplate live video around the kind of person who's often overlooked or even shunned in the culture, like black women. It normalizes being a person of colour at an indie rock show far more than is the reality , but I'm sick of looking at white people on my computer today, so let's give them the progressive props they want.
A lot of what I do all day in my capacity as music editor at NUVO is interview prep: i.e. watching a lot of YouTube videos of artists I'm speaking with. I've got three lined up for today - one, already completed with Kenny Aronoff, which will go online before his talk tomorrow at Butler.
Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announce the release of the "December 21st" Visual by S.O.U.L. The music video project is currently available to stream on the Coast 2 Coast website. This single is off of S.O.U.L's second release "The Itis EP" which can be downloaded on DatPiff .
WYATT BLAIR, MR. ELEVATOR & THE BRAIN, FROTH and CORNERS, with THE MOLD, 9 p.m. Sept.
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