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The Drag City Newsletter/January 25, 2010

posted January 25th, 2010

STILL DRAINING, STILL REAMING

Happy Next Year! There’s nothing really new about a new year, you know – we have a randomness with these sorts of delineations in our human world, with borders and time zones drawn over the face of the planet and a calendar grid superimposed over the endless and unknowable march of time. And yet – and this is the magic of our all-pervasive human way of life – these seemingly meaningless designations do eventually create a “vibe,” if you will; a... (read more)

Lights are switching on in 2010!

posted January 22nd, 2010

Lights are back out on the road again for another go round of raucous and wild live shows. Now a triumvirate of mystical ladies, Lights recently welcomed the addition of Alana Amram on bass. Have you heard their latest, Rites? Any band that mutates the powers of Jimi Hendrix, unicorns, Stevie Nicks, glowsticks, Prince, Indians and cowboys, Yoko Ono, red wine, Jem and Beyonce into their own smoothly flowing sound, has to be acting from the heart. They were born in rhythm, chanting their... (read more)

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Catching On to Larry Jon

posted January 19th, 2010

What a difference a day used to make! In one 24 hour period in 1970, Larry Jon Wilson purchased his first guitar, received the news of his father’s death, and found out that his wife was pregnant with his son. As somebody surely once said, life takes you down different highways, and at the age of thirty, Larry Jon Wilson was about to be detoured due to construction. Something new was building up - he started teaching himself on his new Martin twelve-string guitar and... (read more)

Artists in this story: Larry Jon Wilson

Louisvillians, Get healed on Gnawa

posted January 15th, 2010

On Tuesday, January 19th the Louisville Film Society, 21c, and Twos & Fews present:

New Films of the African Musical Diaspora "Ouled Bambara: Portraits of Gnawa" + "The Other Side of the Water"

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
at 21c
700 W. Main St.
Louisville, Kentucky

These two new films explore two very different iterations of the ritual and social music of the African diaspora. One in Morocco, among the descendants of sub-Saharan slaves, synthesizing West African animist traditions with classical Sufi Islam in... (read more)

@!?*(%$#!!

posted January 12th, 2010

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Everything Must Go...to YOU!

posted January 9th, 2010

Everyone must come! We want to get inside you!
Take a look at this year's models:
All our music is 100% Guaranteed.

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Joanna Newsom Takes A Walkabout Down Under

posted January 8th, 2010

Guaranteed to be Aussome! [Australian Joke Silo officially depleted]

1/16/10 - Tivoli Theatre - Brisbane, Australia
1/18/10 - Sydney Opera House Sydney, Australia
1/20/10 - Forum Theatre - Melbourne, Australia
1/21/10 - The Playhouse Theatre - Canberra, Australia
1/23/10 - Anita's Theatre - Wollongong, Australia
1/30/10 - The Harbourlight - Christchurch, New Zealand
1/31/10 - The Paramount - Wellington, New Zealand
2/2/10 - The Dorothy Winstone Centre - Aukland, New Zealand

Artists in this story: Joanna Newsom

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Bonnie "Prince" Billy to love the ladies; Neil Hamburger to pay tribute to Frank Sinatra Jr. in Los Angeles

posted January 6th, 2010

Bonnie"Prince" Billy is one buff film buff, in case you didn't know. On Thursday, January 7th at the Silent Movie Theatre in Los Angeles, the 'Prince' will present a hand-picked double feature of films that explore the wonder and the mystery of the sexier sex: A Woman's Secret and Alice in the Cities. Bonny won't be playing songs, but he'll be talking the talk of films for your very own wonderment.

In the last few years, Neil Hamburger, America's Funnyman was promoted to... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Neil Hamburger

London Internship Opportunities!

posted January 5th, 2010

Are you a young, strapping chap or bird looking to get your knickers dirty? We need you once or twice a week to handle all our grade zed promotional work (like stuffing envelopes with CDs, posters and other things that may help the hard-product industry rebound from these troubled times), assistance with stock handling and minor lifting (for those looking to add some muscle mass) and general errand running. You may never meet AZITA, but you'll get a face-full of music industry grit that will... (read more)

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Your first New Year's gift from Drag City

posted January 1st, 2010

The Howling Hex bring you the world debut of their 12-minute film "Sights From A Steeple".

Artists in this story: The Howling Hex