Tag Archives: indie music

G&B January 2011 Free Mix Tape

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I know, I know, it’s been awhile since my last free mix tape.  I got kind of caught up in the holidays, and it takes a lot of work and time to put one of these together, believe it or not!  But I’m back now with hopefully another good mix.  This one’s a bit more soulful than the other ones, ...

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Foo Fighters Announce 2011 Garage Tour

Indie music tour dates–Seattle rockers Foo Fighters have announced their 2011 US Garage Tour, to go with their upcoming album, Wasting Light. Wasting Light is coming out April 12, 2011. Foo Fighters are also running a contest. Fans who want a shot at making their garage one of these eight intimate venues can either enter the contest directly by explaining, ...

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Indie Music Videos: Low–”Try to Sleep” (Feat. John Stamos)

Minnesota indie band Low premiered their video for “Try to Sleep”, the first single off their latest album, C’mon. C’mon was released yesterday, April 12, 2011 on Sub Pop Records. “Try to Sleep” features actor John Stamos and is directed by Travis Schneider. Says Stamos: “I’m actually good friends with their producer Matt Beckley, and he had played me some ...

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Indie Music Videos: Fleet Foxes “Grown Ocean” Video

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Seattle indie band Fleet Foxes premiered their video for “Grown Ocean” today on Vimeo. “Grown Ocean” is a track from their upcoming album, Helplessness Blues.Blues will be released on May 3, 2011 on Sub Pop Records. Says lead singer Robin Pecknold about the album: I think this music draws influence and inspiration from popular music and folk rock of the ...

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Bon Iver to play Radio City Music Hall

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Following their European summer tour, Bon Iver will play a pair of shows at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.  Tickets for the September 19 and 20 performances go on sale today. Tour Dates: 05/21/12 Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee w/ The Staves- SOLD OUT 05/22/12 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall w/ The Staves- SOLD OUT 05/23/12 Calgary, ...

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Indie Music Interviews: Kira Roessler of Dos

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Indie Music Interviews: Kira Roessler of Dos It has been 15 years, since Kira Roessler and Mike Watt’s two-bass tag team Dos have released a full-length album. The last installment in the Dos discography was in 1996, with their third full-length release on Kill Rock Stars, entitled Justamente Tres. Both bass players lead very busy lives outside of Dos, amidst ...

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Screenings Added to LCD Soundsystem Film: ‘Shut Up and Play the Hits’

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Tickets to the July 18 opening of the LCD Soundsystem film, Shut Up and Play the Hits, have sold out in approximately a dozen major cities. Therefore, Oscilloscope Laboratories has announced a number of encore showings that same night–and in the case of LCD Soundsystem’s hometown New York City, additional showings on July 19. Additional showings will be announced as ...

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