BY Web Intern in Music Stuff on Apr 17, 2009 |
Hey, Midwesterners, here’s something for you. The Soundest Festival is at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN on May 24.This is an all-day music fest featuring a bunch of independent hip-hop artists. Some of the artists that will be there include Atmosphere, The Pharcyde, MF Doom, Brother Ali, Freeway Jake One and a few dozen others.The tickets are $30 and you can get them online at the Rhymesayers site. You can also see the full line-up and listen ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on Apr 13, 2009 |
Multimedia can be tricky to pull off in the theater, but HERE Arts Center does it masterfully, especially in Christina Campanella's new production Red Fly/Blue Bottle. Eye candy, fantastically creepy music, and an expert dash of steampunk fill the stage in this deliciously haunting concert exploring what happens in the dusty parlors and back rooms of empty houses, long after the minutes have ticked away your life, stealing everyone and everything that matters. A ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Music Stuff on Apr 09, 2009 |
In the world of iTunes and BitTorrents, it's nice to give local records stores some recognition. Enter Record Store Day . On April 18, over 1000 indie record shops across the U.S. will participate with appearances by all sorts of awesome bands.
Among the participating bands, The Breeders' Kim and Kelley Deal will be at Shake It in Cincinnati, Chris Cornell and The Bad Plus at Electric Fetus in Minneapolis, Erykah Badu and the Cannabinoids at Good Records in ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Music Stuff on Apr 03, 2009 |
My band Royal Pink couldn't be more excited to be playing with two AWESOME girly acts, Bunny Rabbit and Nicky Click tonight in Brooklyn at The Glasslands ! For indie lady music connoseurs, it's a must-see! So come on ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Feminizzle on Apr 02, 2009 |
I have Frances Blaisdell to thank.It seems a little bizarre to me to think that the flute was ever off-limits to women, because today it's such a female-dominated instrument, but that's how it was. Women weren't really allowed anywhere in orchestral music when she was young, but she managed to play her way in and open a lot of doors.I started playing the flute when I was 9 and continued all the way through college. I haven't really played since I graduated, ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Music Stuff on Apr 01, 2009 |
Last night my friend (and perennial concert companion) asked me if I've seen the newly released All Points West festival line-up . I hadn't, so I checked it out. It's pretty fantastic.Day 1 includes the Beastie Boys, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, Fleet Foxes, the National and Ra Ra Riot.The last time the Beasties played in the NYC area the tickets were $75 a pop for just them. A one-day pass to All Points West is just under $100 for about 20 ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Music Stuff on Mar 27, 2009 |
Rapper Lady Sovereign will be appearing at Hot Topic stores in support of her new album Jigsaw before she goes on a U.S. tour. She will also have a record release part at Tribeca Grand in April.
Visit her website or her MySpace page for more information. Details after the jump.
4/09/09 - Hot Topic @ Roosevelt Field (630 Old Country Rd, Garden City, NY)
6:00pm in-store signing, copies of JIGSAW available and exclusive new Lady Sovereign t-shirt designs
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BY Web Intern in Music Stuff on Mar 27, 2009 |
Former BUST cover girl Jenny Lewis is going on tour. She's starting with a few dates in Australia before she gets to the U.S. on April 10. For venue and ticket information go to her website. A full list of dates (and a list of opening acts) is behind the jump.
Lewis is supporting her album Acid Tongue as well as her upcoming film Welcome to Van Nuys, which is a documentary chronicling the making of her album.Sat 3.28 Sydney, AUS V Festival - Centennial ... Read More
BY Susan in Music Stuff on Mar 25, 2009 |
Well, not really.
Calling all you Lily Allen lovers, not only is she our April/May cover girl (on newsstands NOW), but you now have the chance to win a copy of her newest album, a special remix cd and even a Lily Allen Myspace secret show t-shirt!! PLUS, two lucky winners will get an original vinyl record of her new album 'It's Not Me, It's You'. This contest begins now, so do not delay and get your entry in ASAP! Winners will be randomly chosen after April ... Read More
BY Sara Graham in Music Stuff on Mar 23, 2009 |
So, this is the last SXSW post I'll do, promise. I'm still reeling from the residual excitement! I'll leave you with this amazing performance I recorded of King Khan and the Shrines gospel of being reborn. Khan puts a whole new meaning to wanting to be inside his ... Read More