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Lee Ranaldo and The Dust will be performing "Lecce, Leaving" - Rolling Stone's #99 Song Of The Year, from their album Last Night On Earth - on Conan tonight! Also appearing on the show is The Sexiest Man Alive, Tim Conway (humor is sexy, people!), and a nice man named Adam Levine. Conan airs on TBS at 11:00pm. photo by Markus Thorsen… Read more
Some of the rescheduled dates from this year, some brand brand new. All on sale now, so go get 'em.
Wits : Game Show ("I Wast Into Their Earlier Stuff"), with Paul F. Tompkins and Yo La Tengo. (video courtesy American Public Media) Have you ever noticed that sometimes after an enormodome show has long been sold out, at the very last minute, the promoter release a small quantity of premium tickets after it's been determined, for instance, that Passion Pit don't need an orchestra pit, or Porno For Pyros are forbidden from using pyro (and in some municipalities, the porno's off the table, too). Well, in a scenario that has almost nothing to do with the above examples, the Bell House hav… Read more
(photo : Erika M. Anderson) In early 2014, Matador will be releasing the 2nd album from Portland-based EMA, 'The Future's Void', the followup to 2011's widely acclaimed 'Past Life Martyred Saints' (Souterrain Transmissions) (*- City Slang will be releasing 'The Future's Void' in Europe). The first publicly available track from the new album, "Satellites", is available today via iTunes.
"Satellites" hints at a further emboldened Erika M. Anderson, without forgoing the industrial-noise sound and glorious fuzz of her solo debut and previous work with Gowns. Crucially, she still… Read more
Yo La Tengo - posing for their Press Pop photo shoot
Given that James, Georgia and Ira have been on tour for pretty much the entire year since Fade was released back in January, you'd think we might have let up on twisting their arm for promotional opportunities, but with the promise of a good meal after, we persuaded them to record a BBC 6music session for Marc Riley last night. Playing Ohm around the 46 minute mark, they followed with some chat and two more songs, with renditions of Paddle Forward and I'll Be Around from the 1:16 mark - listen to all of those here.
Gideon Coe's 6music s… Read more