Trials + Tribulations


Apocalypse
March 29, 2011, 1:20 pm
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Bill Callahan is releasing a new album, Apocalypse, April 5th on Drag City. It’s a beautiful album that needs no description. Just take a listen to the track below.

♫ Baby’s Breath

He’ll be on tour supporting the album this spring, too.

04-10 Austin, TX – Book People (book reading)
05-02 Austin, TX – The Mohawk
05-05 Dublin, Ireland – Academy *
05-06 Manchester, England – Central Methodist Hall *
05-07 Glasgow, Scotland – School of Art *
05-09 London, England – Barbican *
05-10 Bristol, England – Bristol Trinity *
05-12 Cologne, Germany – Stadt Garten *
05-13 Frankfurt, Germany – Brotfabrik *
05-14 Hamburg, Germany – Cafe Keese *
05-15 Berlin, Germany – Astra Kulturhaus *
05-18 Amsterdam, Netherlands – De Duif *
05-19 Lille, France – Aeronef *
05-20 Paris, France – La Cafe de la Danse *
05-21 San Sebastian, Spain – Teatro Principal *
05-23 Barcelona, Spain – Bikini *
05-24 Madrid, Spain – Sala Heineken *
06-14 Albuquerque, NM – Launch Pad
06-15 Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room
06-16 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
06-17 Santa Barbara, CA – Soho
06-18 San Francisco, CA – The Independent
06-19 Big Sur, CA – Henry Miller Library
06-22 Seattle, WA – Neumo’s
06-27 Denver, CO – High Dive
07-01 Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center
07-03 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
07-08 Pittsburgh, PA – Andy Warhol Museum
07-10 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
07-11 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
07-12 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
08-05-06 Portland, OR – Pickathon

* with Sophia Knapp

 



The City
March 28, 2011, 12:37 pm
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♫ The City

Patrick Wolf’s new album Lupercalia is coming out May 30th but here’s the first single which is just as bombastic as Wolf usually is! Really excited for this one.



Utopia
March 25, 2011, 11:28 am
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You watched the record spin and heard the new song, now you can download it and listen wherever you go!

They’ve announced that their new album will be called Shangri-La and will be out on DFA June 21st!

01 Utopia
♫ Dystopia (The Earth is on Fire)
03 I Walked Alone
04 Love in the Dark
05 One Step
06 Holy Roller
07 Beam Me Up
08 Paradise Engineering
09 Tripped & Fell in Love
10 Shangri-La



Other Shoe
March 25, 2011, 10:02 am
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Fucked Up may not need any introduction if you’ve read any music blogs over the past two years. The Toronto-based group led by the often-shirtless Damian “Pink Eyes” Abraham is releasing their new album David Comes to Life June 7th and they’ve released a track from the album which you can download at this website or below. It looks like they may be releasing premiering four mp3s from the album before its release if the website is to be believe. Either way the concept/musical/rock opera album clocking in at 18 tracks (and 78 minutes) is sure to be grand.

♫ The Other Shoe



Contact High
March 25, 2011, 9:38 am
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White Horse
March 24, 2011, 9:19 am
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It’s been a minute since I’ve heard anything from Jessica 6, whose members all met while involved in Hercules & Love Affair’s first debut album (Nomi Ruiz sang several tracks on the album). They’ve released a cool sexy new single “White Horse,” which precedes their debut album See the Light which will be out May 24th. Check out the video for the song and a remix from Todd Terry below. They’re also on tour, playing a show at Miami Music week and on the east coast.

3/24 (Thurs): Miami @ Bardot (Ultrafest weekend)
3/28 (Mon): Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory w/Miami Horror
4/8 (Fri): Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
4/9 (Sat): Philly, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie (Broadzilla)



United Feeling
March 23, 2011, 11:27 am
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IT’S HUMP DAY YOU GUYS!

♫ Restless People – United Feeling (Sammy Bananas Remix)




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