October 22nd, 2014 at 3:13 am by
(photo courtesy Michael Katzif / WNYC)
Live versions of "Speak To The Wild", "Detonation" and "Grace Lake", recorded at WNYC, New York, Monday October 20. … Read more
October 21st, 2014 at 10:08 am by
“Anyone who ever said they liked our older records more than 'Painful', I just told them they’re wrong.” –Ira Kaplan
("From A Motel Six", directed by Hal Hartley)
1994 marked a number of huge world events ; OJ Simpson emerged from football retirement to claim the headlines in a most unfortunate manner. John Starks missed somewhere in the range of 300 shots en route to the Houston Rockets defeating the New York Knicks in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. CIA officer Aldrich Ames was charged with spying for the Russians, and figure skating's Tonya Harding put her own special spin on … Read more
October 21st, 2014 at 9:08 am by
Just a reminder - the new Thurston Moore album, 'The Best Day', proclaimed by the A/V Club's Chris Mincher to be "a palpably invigorated blend of brawny, sprawling guitar rock and meditative arrangements" is available today throughout North America (everywhere else yesterday) --- direct order details and updated tour dates are found below.
Thurston Moore Band on tour :
Tuesday, October 21 - Brooklyn NY --St. Vitus (with PCPC) (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, October 22 -Cambridge MA -- The Sinclair
Thursday, October 23 0-Hamden CT -- The Ballroom at The Outer S… Read more
October 20th, 2014 at 10:00 am by
(if you're based in Germany, you can watch the video here)
Thurston Moore's new album, 'The Best Day' hits shelves throughout Europe today (North America tomorrow), touted yesterday by The Observer's Kitty Empire as "a madeleine of a record" ("both comforting and discomfiting, 'The Best Day' recalls prime Sonic Youth, when their tense experimental attitude dovetailed with often sour but instantly accessible pop melodies") and with that, here's a video for the monumental "Speak To The Wild", directed by Santiago Mostyn.
"I have the image of a character, a woman who could be a mother… Read more
October 20th, 2014 at 9:02 am by
(Photo by Violeta Alvarez)
Following clips for "All The Rage Back Home" and "Twice As Hard", we're please to share the 3rd video from the new Interpol full-length, 'El Pintor', "My Desire", directed by Markus Lundqvist, shot at the Lower East Side's Fontana's and featuring actor Frank Grillo.
Interpol on tour :
Thursday, November, 6 – Jannus Landing, St Petersburg FL
Friday, November, 7 – House of Blues, Orlando FL
Saturday, November, 8 – Fillmore, Miami FL
Monday, November, 10 – The Tabernacle, Atlanta GA
Tuesday, November, 11 – Marathon Music Works, Nashville TN
Wednes… Read more
October 17th, 2014 at 1:46 pm
Last night The New Pornographers played "Dancehall Domine" for Conan O'Brien for those who still have cable. If you missed it, there is a clip of their performance above. Here is a photo of Kathryn Calder and a new, dear friend.
The band are currently making the rounds in Los Angeles. This is an URGENT reminder to tune in to kcrw.com or if you're in the LA area 89.9fm to hear the band perform LIVE on Morning Becomes Eclectic with Jason Bentley at 2:15pm est. Later tonight they will play The Wiltern with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Tickets here.
More tour dates can be found here.… Read more