Monthly Archives: March 2013

Watch Dark Rooms (Daniel Hart, Rachel Ballard, Casey Trela,…

Watch Dark Rooms (Daniel Hart, Rachel Ballard, Casey Trela, Bobak Lotfipour) perform their “Achilles Heart (Hanuman Steals the Bow and Arrow)” during their one and only show of this year’s SXSW…yes that would be Blue Sky Over Austin at The Firehouse Lounge on March 14th.

They are an outstanding band, so please check them out:
danielhartmusic.bandcamp.com/
facebook.com/thedanielhart

And check out more work from our talented Miss Breanna Granzow at:
http://vimeo.com/breezy

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Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown – “Last One…

Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown – “Last One Leaving

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Best of SXSW ’13

[in no particular order really]

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1. BITE THE BUFFALO The British born brothers recently moved back to the UK for the opportunity to take their music to an international audience. Growing up in the mining towns of The Copperbelt, Zambia, the two got good tans and nice accents. Their debut album ‘Blue Lips’ was written in a Lighthouse off the coast of Dorset and recorded in a garage in Bath. The electric energy and demanding stage presence makes these guys stand out and we bet you’ll be seeing them soar to the top.

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2. BULLET MADE STATUES With their psychedelic blend of indie rock grit , r&b grooves and punk rock energy, Bullet Made Statues makes music that is fresh, inspiring and heart-felt. While the band’s sound evokes comparisons to artists such as The Flaming Lips, Whitest Boy Alive, The Grateful Dead, Incubus, and Jamiroquai, Bullet Made Statues stands on its own. With Wes Pagano’s engaging lyricism floating atop a driving fusion of lush piano textures, funky rhythms and searing guitar, the band creates a genuinely refreshing sound you’d expect to find blaring through sold out stadiums around the globe- and perhaps you soon will.

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3. SUPER WATER SYMPATHY

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4. MIME GAME

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5. COUNTLESS THOUSANDS

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6. ED TULLETT

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7. LEFTMORE

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8. FUNERAL SUITS

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9. SKINNY LISTER // ONWARD ETC.image

10. DANIEL HART // DARK ROOMS
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11. SCHEMATIC // COIN

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12. THE SKINS

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13. THE GREY AREA

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14. TRISH HOSEIN

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15. UNLIKELY CANDIDATES

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16. THE PHOTO ATLAS

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17. TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWNimage

18. NORTHERN FACES

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19. HRVRD

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20. THE DOLLYROTS

New Arcade Fire Record in the Works

Arcade Fire are currently working on their new album at James Murphy’s DFA studio in New York.

This will be the band’s fourth LP. Their last album, The Suburbs (2010) topped charts in 6 countries, going Gold in America and Double Platinum in Canada.

The title and release date have yet to be announced.

List of RECORD STORE DAY 2013 Releases

  • Big Star documentary, Nothing Can Hurt Me.
  • The Black Lips / Icky Blossoms split 7” limited to 1,000 copies.
  • Bob Dylan, double-sided single featuring a demo version of ‘Wigwam’.
  • Brian Eno, Grizzly Bear, and Nicolas Jaar split remix 7″ Burger Records mixtape, The Taste of Burger Records.
  • The Cure reissue 1987′s Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me on 12″ red vinyl.
  • Daniel Johnston’s Fun issued on 12″ vinyl for the first time.
  • David Bowie ‘The Stars Are Out Tonight’ and ’Where Are We Now? on 12″ single.
  • Destroyer release limited edition vinyl of 2002′s The Night.
  • Elliott Smith outtakes album, Alternate Versions from Either/Or 7.
  • Gil Scott Heron and Brian Jackson collab ‘The Bottle’ reissued on 7″ green vinyl.
  • Grizzly Bear reissue debut album, Horn of Plenty, on vinyl.
  • GZA releases vinyl box set of album Liquid Swords.
  • The Hold Steady release a 7″ single featuring two unreleased tracks.
  • Hüsker Dü release 7″ of rare 1980’s recordings.
  • John Coltrane’s Newport Jazz Festival performance from 1961 pressed on 12″ vinyl.
  • King Crimson release Going Schizoid With King Crimson: Collectibles Set featuring live recordings and more.
  • Moby teams up with Mark Lanegan for a collab track on 7″ vinyl.
  • Mumford and Sons release Scarborough in-store 7″.
  • The Notorious B.I.G. debut Ready to Die to be reissued on 12″ white vinyl.
  • Phoenix release Bankrupt! title-track on grey 7” vinyl.
  • Phosphorescent will reissue second album Aw Come Aw Wry.
  • Pulp release new single ‘After You’, with Soulwax remix.
  • Rhye’s ‘Open’ issued on vinyl, with live version.
  • The Rolling Stones Five by Five EP pressed on 7″ vinyl.
  • Sigur Rós reissue the previously out-of-print Agaetis Byrjun.
  • Soundgarden release 10″ demos collection.
  • Sub Pop Records release compilation, Sub Pop 1000.
  • The Thermals release 7″ demos collection.
  • Thurston Moore teams up from 12″ with Loren Connors.
  • Titus Andronicus release three-track 12” featuring unreleased cuts.
  • Ty Segall to release second T-Rex covers album.
  • Jamie xx releases 12″ of The xx edits.