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MISS TAKEN IDENTITY

posted August 19th, 2010

We love AZITA. Her records grow firm and fine as they age - and a wonderful brood they are, four strong and aged one through seven. Still, we haven't heard anything from AZITA in a little while, and we can't really get a straight answer from her on Facebook...so can someone tell us what the is going on? We've just been informed of the existance of something called the JOE Festival (that stands for Joyous Outdoor Event, uh, Festival) that's gonna rocking Chicago's lakefront... (read more)

Artists in this story: AZITA

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Neil Hamburger Crosses The Pond

posted August 13th, 2010

As we speak, Neil Hamburger is floating his way across the Atlantic towards jolly England-- unable to afford a plane ticket, he's been reduced to paddling a second-hand life raft through the shark infested seas! Assuming he makes it, Neil will then embark on a hitchhiking mission in the desperate hopes of arriving in Edinburgh by Monday, where he'll begin his week-long stint as dishwasher and (oh, yeah) entertainer at Edinburgh's quite legendary Assembly rooms. After that, if his modest dishwashing fee is paid in... (read more)

Artists in this story: Neil Hamburger

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Hall Hail Joanna Newsom!

posted August 7th, 2010

Over the past five years, Joanna Newsom has given concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, the Barbican Hall, Town Hall, Royal Festival Hall, and even the Walt Disney Concert Hall (amongst many other famed halls round the globe), so it was only inevitable that the day would come when we would announce that Joanna Newsom will grace the stage of Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, November 23rd. Tickets go on sale Monday, August 9th.

But first! Joanna Newsom will hit the royal halls of Jimmy Kimmel... (read more)

Artists in this story: Joanna Newsom

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Bonnie/Cairo last all night long...

posted August 5th, 2010

Bonnie Prince Billy & The Cairo Gang are on their way back from gigging across Ireland and the UK, where the love was jolly, abundant, and sold out! Guess you actually can put a price on that stuff. Think they’re tired from their transatlantic travels? Well, you’re wrong! In fact, Bonnie & The Gang are in transit as we speak, ready to spread their love all over the Pacific Northwest with an appearance at the Pickathon Festival in Happy Valley, Oregon. Who needs rest when... (read more)

Artists in this story: Sir Richard Bishop, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & The Cairo Gang

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hide your children, RANGDA is coming to town!

posted August 5th, 2010

Traditional Balinese mythology says Rangda is a child-eating demon queen who leads an army of evil witches against the forces of good. We beg to differ! Rangda is actually a trinity of hardened men -- Chris Corsano, Ben Chasny, and Sir Richard Bishop-- who've combined forces to become the musical equivalent of a child-eating demon. OK, so they did take their name from the aforementioned myth. Who are we to say they aren't really, in actuality, channeling this terrifying creature? Well, I guess we just... (read more)

Artists in this story: Rangda

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hide your children, RANGDA is coming to town!

posted August 5th, 2010

Traditional Balinese mythology says Rangda is a child-eating demon queen who leads an army of evil witches against the forces of good. We beg to differ! Rangda is actually a trinity of hardened men -- Chris Corsano, Ben Chasny, and Sir Richard Bishop-- who've combined forces to become the musical equivalent of a child-eating demon. OK, so they did take their name from the aforementioned myth. But who are we to say they're aren't really, in actuality, channeling this terrifying creature? Well, I guess we... (read more)

Artists in this story: Rangda

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Doin' it Cats and Doggy Style!

posted August 3rd, 2010

Well sorta - we're not talkin' about gaining entry from the rear nor Snoop Dogg nor the lame-ass new film Cats and Dogs that's gonna have all your kids acting like full on tards for days on end 'til the next bit of animation garbage comes out of LaLa land - HELL NO! We're talking about Trux people, ROYAL TRUX.

August 24th 2010 sees the re-release of the Trucker's 4th seminal recording Cats and Dogs. Back in '93 (when some of you were... (read more)

Artists in this story: Royal Trux

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Calling All Frisco Fauns!

posted July 29th, 2010

THIS JUST IN: In preparation for their fall tour, Faun Fables will be performing a very special FREE last minute gig TONIGHT at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco!! Why is it so damn special? Well, they're doing it all inside the Dome installation in the Sculpture Court, ya turkeys! This one-off performance is part of the Charming Hostess curated New Frequencies: Bowls Project music series. DON'T MISS OUT, showtime is 6pm!

Artists in this story: Faun Fables

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Get Hamperd in Monteagle and San Francisco !

posted July 28th, 2010

Because one Hamper McBee event just isn't enough, join Drag City and Twos & Fews out in sunny San Francisco Saturday for a night of moonshine, music, film and spirits at Comstock Saloon! You can catch a short film about Hamper at 7PM and learn all about his whiskey-making methods and hear him hoot and holler. A few copies of the new album will be available for purchase. Speaking of purchasing things, Jim Oliver's Smoke House Restaurant, Lodge & Trading Post in Monteagle, Tennessee... (read more)

Artists in this story: Hamper McBee

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The Detroit Breakdown featuring Death!

posted July 26th, 2010

The music fanatics behind the Ponderosa Stomp have long championed the myriad sounds of the Motor City; on July 31st they partner with Lincoln Center to bring audiences The Detroit Breakdown, a multi-genre tribute to the city’s musical heritage. It is with great pleasure that we announce our very own Death will be taking the stage amongst The Gories, sixties garage icons Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, and ? & The Mysterians. The sounds of Detroit will bring their talents... (read more)

Artists in this story: Death