Dead Weather, a rock band composed of people with really good hair, announced this morning that they have a new album done and in the can and ready for release in September. It's called Dodge & Burn, named for a technique employed in (analog) darkroom photography.
Listen to the track here.
We found out too late that the following show had moved venues to change it in print, so here's the spiel about it with all the proper, updated information.
When it opened in 1922, the Graystone was the city's largest ballroom, able to accommodate 3,000 guests. In its heyday, the club hosted the likes of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Count Basie.
The crowd at the Loving Touch was everything a home crowd could be to Winston.
In the spirit of freedom, the venue Freedom Hill announced today a special sale, a "Buy One Get One" ticket offer for all upcoming shows. The special offer starts tomorrow, July 2, at 7a.m., and runs through to one minute before midnight on July 5.
You the consumer can get discounted tickets to the following shows. The sale runs from July 1-July 5, and some of these are really actually shows you'd want to see: Neil Young, Alice Cooper, Smashing Pumpkins, Kelly Clarkson, Run DMC, and a bunch more.
After a spring spent touring Europe with the Gories, Danny Kroha is doing a quick solo tour throughout the South in mid August— because he enjoys mosquitoes, we guess?
Don't mess with DeJ Loaf.
They duo performed at the large British festival this weekend, in the John Peel tent, which makes perfect sense as Peelie would likely have loved this band.
"Lament for Charleston" is a remarkable, strong work. I spoke with Carney on the phone today about how it came together, what the inspirations were, and future plans for the song.
Recently, one of our favorite YouTubers, BobSeger1981, posted two short audio clips, radio station bumper IDs recorded for Lansing's WKAR for Dick Rosemont;'s "Audio Aftermath" show on April 17, 1974 by Don Van Vliet aka Captain Beefheart, after he'd played a spot called the Brewery in Lansing.
Tonight, at 8 p.m., that guy you like from that show about the computer people in California plays the Royal Oak Music Theatre.
The calendar tells us that Terry Riley is 80 years-old today, though, something that's being justly celebrated with a series of concerts, releases and events worldwide. Let's celebrate with eight separate live performance and interview clips, shall we?