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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

MJTV: Adele - Chasing Pavements

The latest UK indie-diva singer to hit US shores is going on tour too...



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Cheap Thrills: The Big Sleep - Pinkies

A free legal download of this great track (and recent playlist add) from Sleep Forever (courtesy of The Big Sleep)...

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Most Wanted: 4.30.08

The weekly Top 30 based upon Musical Justice's airplay...

Rank - Artist - Song - Album
1. Spoon - Don't You Evah - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
2. Vampire Weekend - A-Punk - Vampire Weekend
3. Tim Fite - Big Mistake - Fair Ain't Fair
4. The Black Keys - Strange Times - Attack & Release
5. R.E.M. - Supernatural Superserious - Accelerate
6. Death Cab For Cutie - I Will Possess Your Heart (Radio Edit) - Narrow Stairs
7. Gnarls Barkley - Who's Gonna Save My Soul - The Odd Couple
8. Against Me! - Stop! - New Wave
9. Nada Surf - Whose Authority - Lucky
10. The Raconteurs - Salute Your Solution - Consolers Of The Lonely
11. The Felice Brothers - Frankie's Gun! - The Felice Brothers
12. Kaki King - Pull Me Out Alive - Dreaming Of Revenge
13. Port O'Brien - I Woke Up Today - The Wind And The Swell
14. Radiohead - Reckoner - In Rainbows
15. Flogging Molly - Requiem For A Dying Song - Float
16. Aimee Mann - Thirty One Today - @ &! SMILERS
17. Weezer - Pork and Beans - Weezer (The Red Album)
18. Hard-Fi - Can't Get Along (Without You) - Once Upon A Time In The West
19. The Raveonettes - Aly, Walk With Me - Lust Lust Lust
20. Paddy Casey - Fear (Remix) - Addicted To Company, Pt. 1
21. Tokyo Police Club - Your English Is Good - Your English Is Good (Single)
22. The Gutter Twins - Idle Hands - Saturnalia
23. Nine Inch Nails - Discipline - Discipline
24. Chuck Prophet - Doubter Out Of Jesus (All Over You) - Soap And Water
25. Jens Lekman - The Opposite of Hallelujah - Night Falls Over Kortedala
26. Kate Nash - Foundations - Made Of Bricks
27. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Gardenia - Real Emotional Trash
28. She & Him - Why Do You Let Me Stay Here? - Volume One
29. Annuals - Sore - Wet Zoo
30. VHS or Beta - Burn It All Down - Bring On The Comets

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MJTV: Kate Nash - Merry Happy (live)

Live version of the follow-up to "Foundations"...



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Tour Dates: MGMT

The Brooklyn band heads to the UK in May...

April:
Wed 04/30/08 Brussels, BEL AB Club @ Ancienne Belgique

May:
Mon 05/05/08 Cardiff, UK Great Hall
Tue 05/06/08 Glasgow, UK ABC1
Wed 05/07/08 Dublin, IRE Academy
Fri 05/09/08 Edinburgh, UK The Liquid Room
Sat 05/10/08 Newcastle, UK Carling Academy Newcastle
Mon 05/12/08 Birmingham, UK Carling Academy Birmingham
Mon 05/19/08 Brighton, UK Digital - Brighton
Tue 05/20/08 Manchester, UK Academy 2
Wed 05/21/08 London, UK The Astoria
Thu 05/22/08 Leeds, UK The Cockpit
Thu 05/29/08 Barcelona, SPA Barcelona Forum

June:
Sat 06/07/08 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Thu 06/12/08 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival Grounds
Sat 06/14/08 Redmond, WA Marymoor Amphitheatre

July:
Sat 07/05/08 Werchter, BEL Festival Grounds

August:
Sat 08/02/08 Chicago, IL Grant Park
Mon 08/04/08 Montreal, QC Parc Jean Drapeau
Fri 08/22/08 Reading, UK Festival Grounds
Sat 08/23/08 Leeds, UK Festival Grounds

MGMT's website
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Tour Dates: Hot Chip

The UK electropop band adds a slew of new shows...

May:
Sat 05/10/08 Camber Sands, UK Camber Sands Holiday Centre
Sun 05/11/08 Maidstone, UK Mote Park
Sat 05/24/08 Northamptonshire, UK Turweston Aerodome

June:
Sat 06/07/08 Nurburg, GER Nurburg Ring
Sun 06/08/08 Nuremberg, GER Zeppelinfeld
Fri 06/27/08 Pilton, UK Worthy Farm
Sat 06/28/08 Pilton, UK Worthy Farm
Sun 06/29/08 Pilton, UK Worthy Farm

July:
Thu 07/03/08 London, UK Hyde Park
Fri 07/04/08 Werchter, BEL Festival Grounds
Sat 07/05/08 Arvika, SWE Festival Grounds
Sun 07/06/08 Roskilde, DEN Festival Grounds
Fri 07/11/08 Kinross, UK Balado
Fri 07/11/08 Naas, IRE Punchestown Racecourse
Sat 07/12/08 Kinross, UK Balado
Sat 07/12/08 Naas, IRE Punchestown Racecourse
Sun 07/13/08 Kinross, UK Balado
Sun 07/13/08 Naas, IRE Punchestown Racecourse
Fri 07/18/08 Benicassim, SPA Benicassim Festival Grounds
Sat 07/19/08 Benicassim, SPA Benicassim Festival Grounds


August:
Sat 08/16/08 Staffordshire, UK Weston Park
Sun 08/17/08 Chelmsford, UK Hylands Park

September:
Fri 09/05/08 Isle Of Wight, UK Robin Hill Country Park
Sat 09/06/08 Isle Of Wight, UK Robin Hill Country Park
Sun 09/07/08 Isle Of Wight, UK Robin Hill Country Park

October:
Thu 10/23/08 Southampton, UK Southampton Guildhall
Fri 10/24/08 Cardiff, UK Cardiff University
Sat 10/25/08 Liverpool, UK Carling Academy Liverpool
Sun 10/26/08 Leeds, UK Carling Academy
Tue 10/28/08 Sheffield, UK Carling Academy Sheffield
Wed 10/29/08 Birmingham, UK Carling Academy Birmingham
Thu 10/30/08 Cambridge, UK Cambridge Corn Exchange

November:
Sat 11/01/08 Manchester, UK Apollo Manchester
Sun 11/02/08 Glasgow, UK Carling Academy Glasgow
Mon 11/03/08 Leicester, UK Leicester University
Wed 11/05/08 Brighton, UK Brighton Dome
Thu 11/06/08 London, UK Carling Academy Brixton
Fri 11/07/08 London, UK Carling Academy Brixton

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Cheap Thrills: South - Better Things

A free legal download from You Are Here (courtesy of Bluhammock)...

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MJTV: The Felice Brothers - Frankie's Gun (Live @ SXSW)

After seeing this clip, I realize I missed one hell of a band at SXSW...



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Tour Dates: Jose Gonzalez

The Swedish folkie adds several dates...

April:
Tue 04/29/08 Lisbon, POR Aula Magna
Wed 04/30/08 Porto, POR Teatro Sa Da Bandeira

June:
Fri 06/13/08 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival Grounds
Sat 06/14/08 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall
Sun 06/15/08 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Mon 06/16/08 Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony
Tue 06/17/08 Northampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall
Wed 06/18/08 Boston, MA Museum Of Fine Arts Boston
Fri 06/20/08 Guadalajara, MEX Teatro Estudio Cavaret
Sat 06/21/08 Mexico City, MEX Lunario
Mon 06/23/08 Newmarket, NH Stone Church
Tue 06/24/08 South Burlington, VT Higher Ground
Wed 06/25/08 Quebec City, QC Le Grand Scene
Thu 06/26/08 Halifax, NS St. Matthew's United Church
Fri 06/27/08 Hamilton, ON The Casbah
Sat 06/28/08 Calgary, AB Sled Island Festival
Mon 06/30/08 Saskatoon, SK Broadway Theatre

July:
Wed 07/02/08 Winnipeg, MB Park Theatre
Thu 07/03/08 Ottawa, ON Lebreton Flats Park

September:
Thu 09/25/08 Costa Mesa, CA Samueli Hall
Sat 09/27/08 Austin, TX Zilker Park

Jose Gonzalez' website
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Tour Dates: Coldplay

A trickle of dates on the horizon with the upcoming Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends...

June:
Mon 06/16/08 London, UK Carling Academy Brixton
Mon 06/23/08 New York, NY Madison Square Garden Arena

July:
Sun 07/27/08 Pemberton, BC Festival Grounds

August:
Sat 08/09/08 Osaka, JPN Festival Grounds
Sun 08/10/08 Tokyo, JPN Chiba Marine Stadium

Coldplay's website
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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The Money Shot: Morrissey Saves Anti-Rascism Gig, Death Cab Says Roger Waters = Ringo Starr & Metallica Delivers Possible Lesson In Irony...

More news headlines...

Morrissey rescues Love Music Hate Racism (Times Online)
MS: “This is a historic event spreading an important, anti-racist, message so it must be allowed to go ahead. This is something I am commited to and we appreciate everyone coming together so quickly to make it happen.”


Ben Gibbard: "Roger Waters Doing Dark Side Would Be Like Ringo Performing Sgt. Pepper's" (Spin via Stereogum)
MS: NICK HARMER: We're going to do Dark Side Of The Moon ... but with David Gilmour.
SPIN: Awkward!
CHRIS WALLA: "We got a new record coming out in a week and a half, but we're gonna try something a little different this time..."
BEN GIBBARD: Roger Waters doing Dark Side of the Moon would be like Ringo performing Sgt. Pepper's.



Metallica to 'do a Radiohead'?
(NME)
MS: "We're looking at how we can embrace everything," Ulrich said. "We want to be as free players as possible. We've been observing Radiohead and Trent Reznor [of Nine Inch Nails] and in 27 years or however long it takes for the next record, we'll be looking forward to everything in terms of possibilities with the internet."


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MJTV: Gnarls Barkley - Who's Gonna Save My Soul (live)

IMHO the best track from their latest, The Odd Couple, live on SNL...



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MJTV: Radiohead - House of Cards (Live)

Live "green" performance on Conan O'Brien...



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Tour Dates: Beck

Beck's working on his next record with Danger Mouse...

June:
06-25 Arendal, Norway - Hove Festival
06-27 Berlin, Germany - Columbiahalle
06-28 St. Gallen, Switzerland - St. Gallen Festival
06-30 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg

July:
07-04 London, England - Hyde Park (O2 Wireless Festival)
07-06 Werchter, Belgium - Rock Werchter Festival
07-07 Paris, France - Olympia
07-09 Madrid, Spain - La Riviera

August:
08-22 San Francisco, CA - Golden Gate Park (Outside Lands Festival)
08-30 Seattle, WA - Bumbershoot Festival

September:
09-20 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
09-27 Austin, TX - Zilker Park

Beck's website
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Tour Dates: Modest Mouse

New dates including opening dates for the R.E.M. tour...

May:
Fri 05/23/08 Burnaby, BC Deer Lake Park
Sat 05/24/08 Quincy, WA Gorge Amphitheatre
Sun 05/25/08 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheater
Thu 05/29/08 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Sat 05/31/08 Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre

June:
Sun 06/01/08 Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre
Tue 06/03/08 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Fri 06/06/08 Chicago, IL United Center
Sun 06/08/08 Toronto, ON The Molson Amphitheatre
Tue 06/10/08 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
Wed 06/11/08 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
Fri 06/13/08 Mansfield, MA Tweeter Center For The Perf. Arts
Sat 06/14/08 Wantagh, NY Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Mon 06/16/08 Rochester, NY Main Street Armory
Wed 06/18/08 Philadelphia, PA Mann Center For Performing Arts
Thu 06/19/08 New York, NY Madison Square Garden Arena
Sat 06/21/08 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre

July:
Fri 07/04/08 Rothbury, MI Double JJ Resort

Modest Mouse's website
MM @ Myspace

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Cheap Thrills: Lykke Li - Dance Dance Dance

A free legal download from the upcoming Youth Novels (courtesy of LL Recordings)...

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MJTV: Mystery Jets - Two Doors Down

The latest video from Twenty One...



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Tour Dates: Wolf Parade

This tour will support their upcoming CD which is due in June...

July:
Mon 07/07/08 Pontiac, MI The Crofoot
Tue 07/08/08 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
Wed 07/09/08 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
Sat 07/12/08 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
Sun 07/13/08 Redmond, WA Marymoor Amphitheatre
Tue 07/15/08 Portland, OR McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
Thu 07/17/08 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
Fri 07/18/08 Los Angeles, CA Music Box @ Fonda
Sat 07/19/08 Los Angeles, CA Music Box @ Fonda
Sun 07/20/08 San Diego, CA Canes Bar & Grill
Mon 07/21/08 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
Thu 07/24/08 Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom
Fri 07/25/08 Austin, TX La Zona Rosa
Sat 07/26/08 Baton Rouge, LA Spanish Moon
Mon 07/28/08 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
Tue 07/29/08 Raleigh, NC Disco Rodeo
Wed 07/30/08 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
Thu 07/31/08 New York, NY Terminal 5

August:
Sat 08/02/08 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
Sun 08/03/08 Montreal, QC Metropolis
Sat 08/09/08 Toronto, ON Kool Haus

Wolf Parade @ Myspace

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Tour Dates: Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Costello's touring with the Police and doing some headline dates too. The new record, Momofuku, is due in May...

May:
Thu 05/01/08 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
Sat 05/03/08 Buffalo, NY HSBC Arena
Sun 05/04/08 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
Tue 05/06/08 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre
Wed 05/07/08 Louisville, KY Louisville Palace Theatre
Sat 05/10/08 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
Sun 05/11/08 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
Tue 05/13/08 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
Wed 05/14/08 Omaha, NE Qwest Center Omaha
Fri 05/16/08 Orlando, FL Amway Arena
Sat 05/17/08 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
Tue 05/20/08 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Wed 05/21/08 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Centre
Fri 05/23/08 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
Sat 05/24/08 Phoenix, AZ Cricket Wireless Pavilion
Mon 05/26/08 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Tue 05/27/08 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl

July:
Fri 07/11/08 Ridgefield, WA The Amphitheater At Clark County
Sat 07/12/08 Quincy, WA Gorge Amphitheatre
Mon 07/14/08 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Wed 07/16/08 Concord, CA Sleep Train Pavilion At Concord
Thu 07/17/08 Marysville, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Sat 07/19/08 Salt Lake City, UT Usana Amphitheatre
Mon 07/21/08 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Fri 07/25/08 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheater
Sat 07/26/08 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Mon 07/28/08 Burgettstown, PA Post-Gazette Pavilion
Tue 07/29/08 Philadelphia, PA The Wachovia Center
Thu 07/31/08 Mansfield, MA Tweeter Center For The Perf. Arts

August:
Fri 08/01/08 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Sun 08/03/08 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Mon 08/04/08 Wantagh, NY Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Tue 08/05/08 Wantagh, NY Nikon At Jones Beach Theater

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Monday, April 28, 2008

The Money Shot: MSN Music Gives U Reason 2 Buy An iPod Just In Time 2 Save Apple From The iPod Death Spiral or Explore Other Music Options Online

The latest headlines in a special digital music edition...

MSN Music Files Won't Play On New Devices After August (Information Week)
MS: As of August 31st, we will no longer be able to support the retrieval of license keys for the songs you purchased from MSN Music or the authorization of additional computers," Microsoft said in an e-mail that was sent Tuesday to former MSN Music customers.

That means consumers who purchased songs from MSN Music and who want to port their library to a new device -- in case of, say, a hardware failure or desire to upgrade -- won't be able to do so after the end of August.

Given the life of today's computer hardware and mobile devices, Microsoft's decision effectively places an expiration date of about three to five years on song libraries that MSN Music customers thought they had purchased for life.


How Apple Is Preparing for an iPod Slump (NY Times)
MS: Still, the number of iPods sold in the quarter grew only 1 percent from the same quarter a year ago. And sales of the low-end iPod Shuffle have been falling sharply. In response, Apple lowered the price of the 1-gigabyte shuffle from $79 to $49, helping to stanch the decline. Apple executives speaking on a conference call Wednesday afternoon gave few details, as is their custom.

For some companies, a mature market and downward pressure on prices could lead to a nasty death spiral. But Apple has used its amazing six-year run with the iPod to nurture enough new business lines that it will be able to withstand a collapse in the MP3-player market as well as can be imagined.


From Bricks and Mortar to Digital Music Master (Business Week)
MS: Music industry experts say small shops have some advantages over chains. Used CDs and vinyl records have higher markups and attract collectors, giving independent stores an edge, says Aram Sinnreich, co-founder of Radar Research, a Los Angeles media and technology consultant. "These small retailers are the kinds of places that build musical communities in ways that Wal-Mart (WMT) and Best Buy (BBY) and even Tower Records never really could," Sinnreich says. Tower went bankrupt in 2006 and closed its U.S. retail stores, including one just a block from Other Music.

Madell says he expected the chains to go under before independent stores. Casual customers more interested in singles than albums can download their fix more easily than the fanatics who haunt places like Other Music. And the Internet exposes more fans to artists beyond those played on the radio or MTV. "I think the market for interesting, underground, cutting-edge music is bigger than it ever was," Madell says. "How to capitalize on that market and make it a real business is another question."


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MJTV: Old 97s - Dance With Me (live)

Live track from the upcoming Blame It On Gravity...



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MJTV: Kaki King - Pull Me Out Alive

This video from Dreaming Of Revenge looks like a commercial for a certain mobile phone company that shall remain nameless...



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Tour Dates: Radiohead

The band adds Japanese dates...

May:
Mon 05/05/08 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
Tue 05/06/08 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre @ State Fairgrds.
Thu 05/08/08 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
Fri 05/09/08 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Sun 05/11/08 Bristow, VA Nissan Pavilion At Stone Ridge
Wed 05/14/08 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amph. St. Louis
Sat 05/17/08 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sun 05/18/08 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Centre

June:
Fri 06/06/08 Dublin, IRE Malahide Castle
Sat 06/07/08 Dublin, IRE Malahide Castle
Mon 06/09/08 Paris, FRA Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Tue 06/10/08 Paris, FRA Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Thu 06/12/08 Barcelona, SPA Barcelona Forum
Sat 06/14/08 Nimes, FRA Arenes
Sun 06/15/08 Nimes, FRA Arenes
Tue 06/17/08 Milan, ITA Arena Civico
Wed 06/18/08 Milan, ITA Arena Civico
Fri 06/20/08 Neuhausen ob Eck, GER Tuttlingen
Sun 06/22/08 Sheessel, GER Eichenring
Tue 06/24/08 London, UK Victoria Park
Wed 06/25/08 London, UK Victoria Park
Fri 06/27/08 Glasgow, UK Glasgow Green
Sun 06/29/08 Manchester, UK Lancashire County Cricket Ground

July:
Tue 07/01/08 Amsterdam, NET Westerpark
Thu 07/03/08 Roskilde, DEN Festival Grounds
Sat 07/05/08 Werchter, BEL Festival Grounds
Sun 07/06/08 Arras, FRA Festival Grounds
Tue 07/08/08 Berlin, GER Kindl-Buehne Wuhlheide

August:
Fri 08/01/08 Chicago, IL Grant Park
Sun 08/03/08 Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
Mon 08/04/08 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
Wed 08/06/08 Montreal, QC Parc Jean Drapeau
Fri 08/08/08 Jersey City, NJ Liberty State Park
Sat 08/09/08 Jersey City, NJ Liberty State Park
Tue 08/12/08 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
Wed 08/13/08 Mansfield, MA Tweeter Center For The Perf. Arts
Fri 08/15/08 Toronto, ON The Molson Amphitheatre
Tue 08/19/08 Vancouver, BC Thunderbird Stadium
Wed 08/20/08 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
Fri 08/22/08 San Francisco, CA Golden Gate Park
Sun 08/24/08 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Mon 08/25/08 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Wed 08/27/08 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Thu 08/28/08 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl

October:
Wed 10/01/08 Osaka, JPN Osakashi Chuoh Talikukan
Thu 10/02/08 Osaka, JPN Osakashi Chuoh Talikukan
Sat 10/04/08 Saitama-shi, JPN Saitama Super Arena
Sun 10/05/08 Saitama-shi, JPN Saitama Super Arena

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Tour Dates: Justin Townes Earle

J.T.'s latest, The Good Life, is in stores now...

May:
Thu 05/15/08 Saint Louis, MO Off Broadway Nightclub
Fri 05/16/08 Bloomington, IL New Lafayette Club
Sat 05/17/08 Nelsonville, OH Nelsonville Art & Music Festival
Fri 05/23/08 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe
Sat 05/24/08 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place
Sun 05/25/08 Toronto, ON The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
Mon 05/26/08 Wakefield, QC Black Sheep Inn
Tue 05/27/08 Montreal, QC Petit Campus
Thu 05/29/08 Saint John, NB Loyalist City Folk Festival
Fri 05/30/08 Saint John, NB Loyalist City Folk Festival
Sat 05/31/08 Saint John, NB Loyalist City Folk Festival

June:
Mon 06/02/08 Portland, ME One Longfellow Square
Tue 06/03/08 Northampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall
Wed 06/04/08 New York, NY Joe's Pub
Fri 06/06/08 Alexandria, VA Birchmere
Sat 06/07/08 Spartanburg, SC The Showroom
Thu 06/12/08 Kansas City, MO Knuckleheads Saloon
Fri 06/13/08 Oklahoma City, OK The Blue Door
Sat 06/14/08 Dallas, TX The Loft
Sun 06/15/08 Austin, TX Stubb's Bar-B-Q
Mon 06/16/08 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
Wed 06/18/08 Memphis, TN Hi-Tone Cafe
Thu 06/19/08 Birmingham, AL WorkPlay Theatre
Fri 06/20/08 Knoxville, TN World Grotto
Sat 06/21/08 Atlanta, GA Smith's Olde Bar
Sun 06/22/08 Nashville, TN 3rd & Lindsley
Wed 06/25/08 Auburn, AL Strutting Duck
Thu 06/26/08 Macon, GA The Hummingbird
Fri 06/27/08 Gatlinburg, TN Arrowmount School of Arts & Crafts

July:
Fri 07/11/08 Winnipeg, MB Birds Hill Park
Sat 07/12/08 Winnipeg, MB Birds Hill Park
Sun 07/13/08 Winnipeg, MB Birds Hill Park

August:
Sat 08/02/08 Portland, OR Pickathon
Sun 08/03/08 Portland, OR Pickathon

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The Money Shot: Music Industry Wants A Handout From Everyone, Paul Simon = Song Thief?, Is Pitchfork On The Mark or Jumping The Shark?

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Pitchfork separates the musical wheat from the pop chaff
(Guardian)
MS: Today, Pitchfork is more polished, more professional and more responsible than it used to be, and deservedly more popular. It is even making money. But it's also less idiosyncratic and has lost some of the roughness that helped give it a cutting edge. The same kind of thing happens to indie bands when they hit the mainstream.

Whether Pitchfork will turn into a rich dinosaur like Rolling Stone remains to be seen, but it looks like staying sharp for at least a few more years.


Hangin' With Steve Berlin (JamBase)
MS: "You don't like it? Sue me. You'll see what happens." We were floored. We had no idea. The record (Graceland) comes out, and he's a big hit. Retroactively, he had to give songwriting credit to all the African guys he stole from that were working on it and everyone seemed to forget. But that's the kind of person he is. He's the world's biggest prick, basically.



The Music Industry's Extortion Scheme
(Slate)
MS: Warner Music Group is trying to rally the rest of the industry behind a plan to charge Internet service providers $5 per customer per month, an amount that would be added to your Internet bill. In exchange, music lovers would get all the online tunes they want, meaning that anyone who spends more than $60 a year on music will come out way ahead. Download whatever you want and pay nothing! No more DRM! Swap files to your heart's content—we promise, we won't sue you (or snatch your ice-cream cone)!


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MJTV: Constantines - Hard Feelings

New video from their latest, Kensington Heights...



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Tour Dates: The Waco Brothers

June dates for the Bloodshot band...

June:
Mon 06/02/08 Cambridge, MA T.T. The Bear's
Tue 06/03/08 New York, NY HighLine Ballroom
Wed 06/04/08 Philadelphia, PA North Star Bar
Thu 06/05/08 Washington, DC Rock And Roll Hotel
Fri 06/06/08 Pittsburgh, PA Andy Warhol Museum
Sat 06/07/08 Saint Louis, MO Off Broadway Nightclub

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Cheap Thrills: Wolf Parade - Call It A Ritual

A free legal download from their untitled upcoming CD (courtesy of Sub Pop)...

MP3: Wolf Parade - Call it a Ritual

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MJTV: The Charlatans - The Misbegotten

The first single from You Cross My Path (due May 5th)...



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Tour Dates: Ingrid Michaelson

The indie-pop singer-songwriter adds dates in May & June...

April:
Wed 04/30/08 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle

May:
Thu 05/01/08 Charlotte, NC Visulite Theatre
Fri 05/02/08 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
Sat 05/03/08 Athens, GA The Melting Point
Sun 05/04/08 Birmingham, AL Bottletree
Tue 05/06/08 Nashville, TN The Belcourt Theatre
Wed 05/07/08 Nashville, TN The Belcourt Theatre
Thu 05/15/08 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center
Sun 05/18/08 Rochester, NY Lilac Festival
Wed 05/28/08 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
Thu 05/29/08 Northampton, MA Calvin Theater
Sat 05/31/08 Hunter, NY Hunter Mountain

June:
Sun 06/01/08 Philadelphia, PA The Fillmore - TLA
Mon 06/02/08 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small's Theatre
Wed 06/04/08 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall
Thu 06/05/08 Chicago, IL Park West
Fri 06/06/08 Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Cafe
Sat 06/07/08 Madison, WI Barrymore Theatre
Tue 06/10/08 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
Wed 06/11/08 Orlando, FL The Social
Thu 06/12/08 Saint Petersburg, FL The State Theatre
Fri 06/13/08 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits
Mon 06/16/08 Greenville, SC The Handlebar
Wed 06/18/08 Richmond, VA Toad's Place Of Richmond
Thu 06/19/08 Towson, MD Recher Theatre
Fri 06/20/08 New York, NY Terminal 5

July:
Thu 07/03/08 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest Grounds
Sun 07/06/08 Rothbury, MI Double JJ Resort
Sun 07/20/08 Commerce City, CO Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Tue 07/22/08 Omaha, NE Qwest Center Omaha
Fri 07/25/08 Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
Sat 07/26/08 Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
Tue 07/29/08 Columbus, OH Crew Stadium
Wed 07/30/08 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center

August:
Tue 08/26/08 Binghamton, NY Osterhut Concert Theatre
Sun 08/31/08 Seattle, WA Seattle Center

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Tour Dates: Mike Doughty

The latest, Golden Delicious, is in stores now...

April:
Tue 04/29/08 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
Wed 04/30/08 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre

May:
Thu 05/01/08 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern
Thu 05/15/08 Knoxville, TN Pilot Light
Fri 05/16/08 Columbia, SC Five Points
Sat 05/17/08 Wadmalaw Island, SC Charleston Tea Plantation
Sun 05/18/08 Charlotte, NC Milestone Club
Sat 05/31/08 Harrisburg, PA The Abbey Bar

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Sunday, April 27, 2008

Bootleg Justice: David Gray - Live @ The Murat Theater in Indianapolis, IN (03.06.2006)

The week's edition of our weekend bootleg series features a solid set from 2005's Life In Slow Motion...

David Gray
Murat Theater
Indianapolis, IN
03.06.2006

Disc 1:
01 - Intro
02 - Alibi
03 - Sail Away
04 - Hospital Food
05 - Lately
06 - Long Distance Call
07 - Please Forgive Me
08 - Nightblindness
09 - The One I Love
10 - Nos Da Cariad

Disc 2:
01 - Slow Motion
02 - Now & Always
03 - Alive
04 - My Oh My
05 - Freedom
06 - Encore Break
07 - Shine
08 - This Years Love
09 - Silver Lining
10 - Babylon

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Saturday, April 26, 2008

Cheap Thrills: Joseph Arthur - Nothin' 2 Hide

A free legal download from Arthur's latest EP, Crazy Rain (courtesy of Joseph Arthur)...

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MJTV: Gary Louris - True Blue

Sweet live acoustic track from his solo effort, Vagabonds...



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MJTV: Death Cab For Cutie - I Will Possess Your Heart

First video from the upcoming Narrow Stairs...



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Tour Dates: Over The Rhine

The classy Ohio band extends their tour...

April:
Sat 04/26/08 Dayton, OH Canal Street Tavern

May:
Sat 05/24/08 Cincinnati, OH National City Pavilion
Wed 05/28/08 Knoxville, TN Bijou Theatre
Fri 05/30/08 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
Sat 05/31/08 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse

June:
Tue 06/03/08 Charlottesville, VA Gravity Lounge
Thu 06/05/08 Sellersville, PA Sellersville Theater 1894
Fri 06/06/08 Pittsburgh, PA Diesel Club Lounge

July:
Thu 07/03/08 Bushnell, IL Cornerstone Farm
Fri 07/04/08 Bushnell, IL Cornerstone Farm
Sat 07/12/08 Oshkosh, WI Sunnyview Expo Center
Tue 07/22/08 Cleveland Heights, OH Cain Park
Wed 07/23/08 Kettering, OH Fraze Pavilion For The Perf. Arts

August:
Wed 08/06/08 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest Grounds
Sat 08/30/08 Pagosa Springs, CO Four Corners Folk Festival

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Tour Dates: Wilco

Tweedy and company are heading to Lollapalooza...

April:
30 - Rochester, MN - Mayo Civic Center

May:
1 - Fargo, ND - Fargo Civic Auditorium
2 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Burton Cummings Theatre
4 - Bozeman, MT - Emerson Cultural Center
5 - Missoula, MT - Adams Center
7 - Grand Junction, CO - Avalon Theater
8 - Colorado Springs, CO - Pikes Peak Center
9 - Albuquerque, NM - Pikes Peak Center
11 - Austin, TX - Stubb's BBQ
12 - Austin, TX - Stubb's BBQ
14 - Lawrence, KS - 10th & New Hampshire
15 - St, Louis, MO - The Pageant
16 - St, Louis, MO - The Pageant
17 - St, Louis, MO - The Pageant

July:
25 - Fairbanks, AK - The Blue Loon
26 - Anchorage, AK - The Moose's Tooth

August:
1-3 - Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
4 - Indianapolis, IN - White River State Park
7 - Charleston, SC - North Charleston Performing Arts Center
8 - Cary, NC - Koka Booth Amphitheatre
10 - Wilmington, DE - Grand Opera House
12 - Lenox, MA - Tanglewood
13 - Brooklyn, NY - McCarren Park Pool
23 - Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater
24 - San Francisco, CA - Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival

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Friday, April 25, 2008

Tour Dates: Billy Bragg

A handful of North American dates...

June:
5 - Vancouver, British Columbia - St. Andrews Wesley Church
6 - Seattle, WA - Moore Theatre
7 - Portland, OR - Pacific Northwest College of Art
10 - Los Angeles, CA - El Rey Theater
11 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
13 - Minneapolis, MN - Cedar Cultural Center
14 - Chicago, IL - Park West
17 - Toronto, Ontario - Harbourfront
18 - Montreal, Quebec - Club Soda

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MJTV: R.E.M. - 1,000,000 (live)

Sometimes it's we forget just how truly great a band R.E.M. was, but here's a reminder from the early years. The performance was at The Pier in Raleigh, NC on 10.10.82...



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Cheap Thrills: The Grand Archives - Miniature Birds

A free legal download from The Grand Archives' self-titled CD (courtesy of Sub Pop)...

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MJTV: R.E.M. - Hollowman

This is the second video from Accelerate...




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Tour Dates: James McMurtry

Just Us Kids is in stores now...

April:
Sat 04/26/08 Dallas, TX Granada Theater
Mon 04/28/08 Lexington, KY Kentucky Theatre
Tue 04/29/08 State College, PA Lulu's
Wed 04/30/08 Teaneck, NJ Mexicali Blues Cafe

May:
Thu 05/01/08 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
Fri 05/02/08 Somerville, MA Johnny D's Restaurant & Music Club
Sat 05/03/08 Northampton, MA Pearl Street
Sun 05/04/08 Bar Harbor, ME Criterion Theatre
Tue 05/06/08 South Burlington, VT Higher Ground
Wed 05/07/08 Toronto, ON The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
Thu 05/08/08 Ferndale, MI The Magic Bag
Fri 05/09/08 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom & Tavern
Sat 05/10/08 Chicago, IL Martyrs'
Sun 05/11/08 Chicago, IL Martyrs'
Mon 05/12/08 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon
Tue 05/13/08 Minneapolis, MN The 400 Bar
Wed 05/14/08 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room
Thu 05/15/08 Kansas City, MO Knuckleheads Saloon
Fri 05/16/08 Bloomington, IL New Lafayette Club
Sat 05/17/08 Madison, IN Ohio River Folk Festival
Sun 05/25/08 Asheville, NC Deerfields Ampitheatre
Sat 05/31/08 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live

June:
Fri 06/06/08 Alexandria, VA Birchmere

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Tour Dates; The Black Keys

The Akron duo adds Australian dates and some late summer festivals...

May:
Mon 05/12/08 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Tue 05/13/08 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Thu 05/15/08 New York, NY Terminal 5
Fri 05/16/08 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
Sat 05/17/08 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
Mon 05/19/08 London, UK The Astoria
Wed 05/21/08 Manchester, UK Manchester Academy
Thu 05/22/08 Glasgow, UK ABC1
Fri 05/23/08 Leeds, UK Leeds University
Sun 05/25/08 Amsterdam, NET Melkweg
Tue 05/27/08 Paris, FRA Le Bataclan
Wed 05/28/08 Birmingham, UK Carling Academy Birmingham
Thu 05/29/08 London, UK The Astoria

June:
Tue 06/17/08 Brisbane, AUS The Tivoli
Thu 06/19/08 Melbourne, AUS Palace Theatre
Sat 06/21/08 Sydney, AUS Manning Bar
Sun 06/22/08 Perth, AUS Metro Theatre

July:
Sat 07/05/08 Rothbury, MI Double JJ Resort

August:
Fri 08/01/08 Chicago, IL Grant Park
Sat 08/02/08 Toledo, OH Headliners
Sun 08/03/08 Toronto, ONT Phoenix Concert Hall
Mon 08/04/08 Montreal, QC Parc Jean Drapeau
Thu 08/07/08 Brooklyn, NY McCarren Park Pool
Sat 08/09/08 Norfolk, VA The NorVa
Thu 08/21/08 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Sat 08/23/08 San Diego, CA SoCo Music Experience
Tue 08/26/08 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival


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Thursday, April 24, 2008

MJTV: She & Him - Why Do You Let Me Stay Here? (live)

Performing live on Conan with Yo La Tengo...



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Tour Dates: Old 97's

The Dallas boys have a new one, Blame It On Gravity, due May 15th...

May:
Fri 05/30/08 Houston, TX The Meridian
Sat 05/31/08 Dallas, TX House Of Blues

June:
Sun 06/01/08 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom
Tue 06/03/08 Omaha, NE Slowdown
Wed 06/04/08 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
Thu 06/05/08 Chicago, IL Metro / Smart Bar
Fri 06/06/08 Saint Louis, MO The Pageant
Sat 06/07/08 Lawrence, KS Wakarusa Festival
Tue 06/10/08 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
Wed 06/11/08 Salt Lake City, UT Club Paladium
Fri 06/13/08 Vancouver, BC Richard's On Richards Cabaret
Sat 06/14/08 Seattle, WA Showbox At The Market
Sun 06/15/08 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
Tue 06/17/08 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
Thu 06/19/08 Los Angeles, CA Crash Mansion LA
Fri 06/20/08 San Diego, CA House Of Blues

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Tour Dates: A Place To Bury Strangers

Adding dates in Spain...

May:
Wed 05/07/08 London, UK Barfly
Thu 05/08/08 London, UK The Legion
Fri 05/09/08 London, UK Koko
Mon 05/12/08 London, UK The Social
Tue 05/13/08 London, UK Madame Jo Jo's
Thu 05/15/08 Hull, UK The Welly
Fri 05/16/08 Brighton, UK TBA
Sat 05/17/08 Leeds, UK The Faversham
Mon 05/19/08 Glasgow, UK Captain's Rest
Tue 05/20/08 Nottingham, UK Bodega Social Club
Wed 05/21/08 Birmingham, UK Jug Of Ale
Thu 05/22/08 Luton, UK Club NME
Sat 05/24/08 Paris, FRA Le Nouveau Casino
Mon 05/26/08 Amsterdam, NET Paradiso
Wed 05/28/08 Brussels, BEL Botanique
Thu 05/29/08 Barcelona, SPA Primavera Sound
Fri 05/30/08 Barcelona, SPA Barcelona Forum

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Cheap Thrills: American Princes - Real Love

A free legal download from Other People, in stores this week (courtesy of Yep Roc)...

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MJTV: M.I.A. - Paper Planes (live)

Recorded live on the Kala tour...



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Tour Dates: Adele

Real deal or latest flavor de jour? See her live and decide...

April:
Thu 04/24/08 Newcastle, UK Tyne Theatre
Sat 04/26/08 Edinburgh, UK The Queens Hall
Mon 04/28/08 York, UK Grand Opera House
Wed 04/30/08 Manchester, UK The Lowry

May:
Thu 05/01/08 Cambridge, UK Cambridge Corn Exchange
Sat 05/03/08 Southampton, UK Southampton Guildhall
Sun 05/04/08 Birmingham, UK Alexandra Theatre
Tue 05/06/08 London, UK Shepherds Bush Empire
Wed 05/07/08 London, UK Shepherds Bush Empire
Fri 05/16/08 Dublin, IRE Vicar Street
Wed 05/21/08 West Hollywood, CA The Roxy Theatre
Thu 05/22/08 San Francisco, CA Bimbo's 365 Club
Sun 05/25/08 Vancouver, BC Red Room
Tue 05/27/08 Seattle, WA The Triple Door
Thu 05/29/08 Portland, OR McMenamins Mission Theater
Sat 05/31/08 Chicago, IL Martyrs'

June:
Mon 06/02/08 Minneapolis, MN Theatre De La Jeune Lune
Fri 06/06/08 Toronto, ON Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Sat 06/07/08 Montreal, QC Theatre Outremont
Tue 06/10/08 New York, NY HighLine Ballroom
Fri 06/13/08 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival Grounds
Sun 06/15/08 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Tue 06/17/08 Washington, DC Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Sat 06/21/08 Boulder, CO Fox Theatre
Fri 06/27/08 Paris, FRA La Cigale

July:
Sun 07/06/08 Werchter, BEL Festival Grounds
Sat 07/12/08 Montreux, SWI Miles Davis Hall

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Tour Dates: Jose Gonzalez

New post-Bonnaroo dates...

April:
Wed 04/23/08 Poznan, POL CK Zamek
Thu 04/24/08 Warsaw, POL Palladium Club
Tue 04/29/08 Lisbon, POR Aula Magna
Wed 04/30/08 Porto, POR Teatro Sa Da Bandeira

June:
Fri 06/13/08 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival Grounds
Sat 06/14/08 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall
Sun 06/15/08 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Mon 06/16/08 Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony
Tue 06/17/08 Northampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall
Wed 06/18/08 Boston, MA Museum Of Fine Arts Boston
Fri 06/20/08 Guadalajara, MEX Teatro Estudio Cavaret
Sat 06/21/08 Mexico City, MEX Lunario
Tue 06/24/08 South Burlington, VT Higher Ground
Wed 06/25/08 Quebec City, QC Le Grand Scene
Thu 06/26/08 Halifax, NS St. Matthew's United Church
Fri 06/27/08 Hamilton, ON The Casbah
Sat 06/28/08 Calgary, AB Olympic Plaza
Mon 06/30/08 Saskatoon, SK Broadway Theatre

July:
Wed 07/02/08 Winnipeg, MB Park Theatre
Thu 07/03/08 Ottawa, ON Lebreton Flats Park

September:
Thu 09/25/08 Costa Mesa, CA Samueli Hall

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Tour Dates: Maria Taylor

On the road with the up & coming singer-songwriter...

June:
Thu 06/05/08 Pomona, CA Glass House
Fri 06/06/08 Phoenix, AZ The Clubhouse
Sat 06/07/08 Tucson, AZ Club Congress
Mon 06/09/08 Dallas, TX Granada Theater
Tue 06/10/08 Austin, TX Emo's
Wed 06/11/08 Baton Rouge, LA Spanish Moon
Thu 06/12/08 Birmingham, AL WorkPlay Theatre
Fri 06/13/08 Atlanta, GA Smith's Olde Bar
Sat 06/14/08 Athens, GA Caledonia Lounge
Sun 06/15/08 Mount Pleasant, SC Village Tavern
Mon 06/16/08 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle
Wed 06/18/08 New York, NY Knitting Factory
Thu 06/19/08 Washington, DC Rock And Roll Hotel
Fri 06/20/08 Philadelphia, PA The Barbary
Mon 06/23/08 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
Tue 06/24/08 Hamden, CT The Space
Thu 06/26/08 Toronto, ON El Mocambo
Fri 06/27/08 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
Sat 06/28/08 Chicago, IL Beat Kitchen
Mon 06/30/08 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry

July:
Tue 07/01/08 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room
Wed 07/02/08 Denver, CO Hi-Dive
Thu 07/03/08 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court
Fri 07/04/08 Boise, ID Neurolux
Sat 07/05/08 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge
Sun 07/06/08 Seattle, WA Tractor Tavern
Tue 07/08/08 Visalia, CA Cellar Door
Wed 07/09/08 San Francisco, CA Bottom Of The Hill
Thu 07/10/08 Visalia, CA Cellar Door

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Most Wanted: 4.23.08

The weekly Top 30 based on Musical Justice's airplay...

RANK - ARTIST - TRACK - ALBUM
1. Death Cab For Cutie - I Will Possess Your Heart (Radio Edit) - Narrow Stairs
2. Against Me! - Stop! - New Wave
3. Spoon - Don't You Evah - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
4. The Raconteurs - Salute Your Solution - Consolers Of The Lonely
5. Gnarls Barkley - Who's Gonna Save My Soul - The Odd Couple
6. Vampire Weekend - A-Punk - Vampire Weekend
7. R.E.M. - Supernatural Superserious - Accelerate
8. The Black Keys - Strange Times - Attack & Release
9. Tim Fite - Big Mistake - Fair Ain't Fair
10. Nada Surf - Whose Authority - Lucky
11. Weezer - Pork and Beans - Weezer (The Red Album)
12. Kaki King - Pull Me Out Alive - Dreaming Of Revenge
13. Port O'Brien - I Woke Up Today - The Wind And The Swell
14. Adele - Chasing Pavements - 19
15. The Felice Brothers - Frankie's Gun! - The Felice Brothers
16. Aimee Mann - Thirty One Today - @ &! SMILERS
17. Bishop Allen - Click, Click, Click, Click - The Broken String
18. Hard-Fi - Can't Get Along (Without You) - Once Upon A Time In The West
19. Yael Naim - New Soul - Yael Naim
20. Radiohead - Reckoner - In Rainbows
21. Chuck Prophet - Doubter Out Of Jesus (All Over You) - Soap And Water
22. Kate Nash - Foundations - Made Of Bricks
23. Kate Nash - Merry Happy - Made Of Bricks
24. Gary Louris - True Blue - Vagabonds
25. Jens Lekman - The Opposite of Hallelujah - Night Falls Over Kortedala
26. Thao - Swimming Pools - We Brave Bee Stings And All
27. The Kills - U.R.A. Fever - Midnight Boom
28. Ike Reilly - Fish Plant Rebellion - Poison The Hit Parade
29. Flogging Molly - Requiem For A Dying Song - Float
30. Jack Penate - Spit At Stars - Spit at Stars

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Discipline - Free NIN Single Online

The new Nine Inch Nails single mentioned yesterday here is available as a free download here. The track was finished on Monday and rushed to radio and online to beat the inevitable leaks...

Cheap Thrills: Elf Power - Spiral Stairs

A free legal download from In A Cave (courtesy of Rykodisc)...

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MJTV: The Futureheads - Radio Heart

Another video from the upcoming This Is Not The World...




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Tour Dates: Son Volt

The band heads to Alaska in June...

April:
Wed 04/23/08 Charlotte, NC Visulite Theatre
Thu 04/24/08 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre
Fri 04/25/08 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Sat 04/26/08 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Theatre

May:
Sat 05/24/08 Boston, MA Museum Of Fine Arts Boston
Sun 05/25/08 North Adams, MA MASS MoCA

June:
Thu 06/05/08 Anchorage, AK Bear Tooth Theatre Pub
Fri 06/06/08 Anchorage, AK Bear Tooth Theatre Pub
Fri 06/06/08 Talkeetna, AK Sheldon Community Arts Hangar
Sat 06/07/08 Anchorage, AK Alaska Oceans Festival
Sat 06/07/08 Anchorage, AK Bear Tooth Theatre Pub
Fri 06/27/08 South Elgin, IL Vasa Park

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Tour Dates: Richard Thompson

Rescheduled shows after Thompson's date with a scorpion...

May:
2 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

June:
25 - Boulder, CO - Chautauqua Auditorium
26 - Denver, CO - Denver Botanical Garden
28 - Lowell, MA - Boarding House Park/Summer Music Festival
30 - Brownfield, ME - Stone Mountain Arts Center

July:
1 - Camden, ME - Camden Opera House
3 - Montreal, Quebec - Theatre Maisonneuve/Montreal Jazz Fest
5 - Ottawa, Ontario - Ottawa Cisco Systems Blues Festival
6 - Toronto, Ontario - The Music Hall

August:
31 - Santa Fe, NM - Thirsty Ear Festival

October:
16 - Wolfeboro, NH - Anderson Hall
17 - South Portland, ME - South Portland Auditorium
18 - Newburyport, MA - Nock Auditorium
19 - Cambridge, MA - Club Passim
21 - Rochester, NY - The German House
23 - Poukeepsie, NY - Bardavon 1869 Opera House
25 - Great Barrington, MA - Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
26 - Brattleboro, VT - Latchis Theater
28 - Princeton, NJ - McCarter Theatre
29 - State College, PA - State Theatre

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Tour Dates - The Von Bondies

Support for the upcoming Love, Hate and Then There's You...

May:
15 - Chicago, IL - Subterranean
16 - Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon
17 - Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room
19 - Denver, CO - The Falcon
21 - Tucson, AZ - Hotel Congress
22 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah
23 - Los Angeles, CA - Safari Sam's
25 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
27 - Portland, OR - Dante's
28 - Seattle, WA - High Dive
30 - Victoria, British Columbia - Sugar Night Club
31 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Richard's on Richards

June:
3 - Boise, ID - The Bouquet
7 - Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theatre

The Von Bondies' website
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Cheap Thrills: MGMT - Destrokk

A free legal download from MGMT's Time To Pretend EP (courtesy of MGMT)...

MP3: MGMT - Destrokk

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MJTV: The Black Keys - I Got Mine (live)

The Akron duo turns up the heat on late night TV...



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Tour Dates: Modest Mouse

On their own and opening for R.E.M...

May:
Fri 05/23/08 Burnaby, BC Deer Lake Park
Sat 05/24/08 Quincy, WA Gorge Amphitheatre
Sun 05/25/08 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheater
Thu 05/29/08 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Sat 05/31/08 Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre

June:
Sun 06/01/08 Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre
Tue 06/03/08 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Fri 06/06/08 Chicago, IL United Center
Sun 06/08/08 Toronto, ON The Molson Amphitheatre
Tue 06/10/08 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
Wed 06/11/08 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
Fri 06/13/08 Mansfield, MA Tweeter Center For The Perf. Arts
Sat 06/14/08 Wantagh, NY Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Mon 06/16/08 Rochester, NY Main Street Armory
Wed 06/18/08 Philadelphia, PA Mann Center For Performing Arts
Thu 06/19/08 New York, NY Madison Square Garden Arena
Sat 06/21/08 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre

July:
Fri 07/04/08 Rothbury, MI Double JJ Resort

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Tour Dates: CSS

A new record is due in July...

July:
30 - Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
31 - Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall

August:
1 - Chicago, IL Lollapalooza
4 - Montreal, Quebec Osheaga Festival
5 - Toronto, Ontario Kool Haus
8 - Jersey City, NJ All Points West Festival
9 - Worcester, MA The Palladium
10 - Atlantic City, NJ House of Blues
14 - Morrison, CO Monolith Festival
15 - Salt Lake City, UT In the Venue
17 - Vancouver, British Columbia Commodore Ballroom
19 - Portland, OR Roseland Theater
22 - Los Angeles, CA Mayan Theatre
23 - Los Angeles, CA Mayan Theatre
25 - Tucson, AZ Rialto Theater
26 - Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival

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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

New NIN

In what may be the future of digital music releases, NIN surprised everyone with a new single today. The track is called "Discipline" and it looks like it was finished just yesterday...

It appears this song was sent to radio stations across the United States, and most of them played it between 2:30 and 2:45pm Eastern Time, resulting in a bit of a flood of very surprised emails headed our way. The song was mastered by Alan Moulder yesterday afternoon, and turned over to radio stations less than 24 hours later!


This kind of instant digital release may be the only way to beat the leaks. If anyone's got a copy they wouldn't mind sharing so we can put it on the air, let me know...

Cheap Thrills: My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges

A free legal download and the title track from the upcoming release due in June (courtesy of ATO Records)...

MP3: My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges

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Tour Dates: Kaki King

More Australian and Japanese dates for the guitarist...

April:
Thu 04/24/08 Hindmarsh, AUS Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Fri 04/25/08 Melbourne, AUS Rod Laver Arena
Sat 04/26/08 Melbourne, AUS Rod Laver Arena
Sun 04/27/08 Richmond, AUS Corner Hotel
Tue 04/29/08 Boondall, AUS Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Wed 04/30/08 Boondall, AUS Brisbane Entertainment Centre

May:
Thu 05/01/08 Sydney, AUS Oxford Arts Factory
Fri 05/02/08 Sydney, AUS Acer Arena
Sat 05/03/08 Sydney, AUS Acer Arena
Fri 05/09/08 Tokyo, JPN Blue Note Tokyo
Sat 05/10/08 Tokyo, JPN Blue Note Tokyo
Sun 05/11/08 Nagoya, JPN Nagoya Blue Note
Wed 05/14/08 Istanbul, TUR Indigo
Sat 05/17/08 London, UK University Of London

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Tour Dates - My Morning Jacket

Upcoming summer shows for MMJ...

April:
Sun 04/27/08 Indio, CA Empire Polo Field

June:
Mon 06/16/08 Toronto, ON Kool Haus
Tue 06/17/08 Montreal, QC Le National
Fri 06/20/08 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall
Wed 06/25/08 Sheffield, UK The Leadmill
Thu 06/26/08 Bristol, UK Carling Bristol Academy
Fri 06/27/08 Manchester, UK Manchester Academy
Sun 06/29/08 Pilton, UK Worthy Farm

July:
Tue 07/01/08 Hamburg, GER Grunspan
Wed 07/02/08 Cologne, GER Gebaude 9
Fri 07/04/08 Werchter, BEL Festival Grounds
Sun 07/06/08 Paddock Wood, UK Hop Farm Country Park
Tue 07/08/08 Amsterdam, NET Melkweg
Wed 07/09/08 Paris, FRA Trabendo
Fri 07/11/08 Nottingham, UK Rescue Rooms
Sun 07/13/08 Kinross, UK Balado
Tue 07/15/08 London, UK The Forum
Sat 07/19/08 Benicassim, SPA Benicassim Festival Grounds
Sat 07/26/08 Pemberton, BC Festival Grounds

August:
Sat 08/16/08 Louisville, KY Louisville Waterfront Park

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MJTV: The Black Lips - Treat Me Like A Man (acoustic)

An acoustic version from the "Take Away Show"...




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Monday, April 21, 2008

Cheap Thrills: No Age - Erasure

A free legal download from Nouns (courtesy of Sub Pop)...

MP3: No Age - Erasure

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Tour Dates: Vampire Weekend

The Vamps hit the summer festival circuit...

April:
Fri 04/25/08 Indio, CA Empire Polo Field

May:
Thu 05/01/08 Bristol, UK Bristol Bierkeller
Fri 05/02/08 Bristol, UK Carling Bristol Academy
Sat 05/03/08 Edinburgh, UK The Liquid Room
Sun 05/04/08 Glasgow, UK Oran Mor
Tue 05/06/08 Newcastle, UK Northumbria University
Wed 05/07/08 Leeds, UK The Cockpit
Thu 05/08/08 Manchester, UK Academy 2
Mon 05/12/08 Portsmouth, UK Wedgewood Rooms
Tue 05/13/08 London, UK Electric Ballroom
Thu 05/15/08 Brighton, UK TBA
Sun 05/18/08 Cologne, GER Luxor
Wed 05/21/08 Hamburg, GER Knust
Thu 05/22/08 Berlin, GER Maria
Fri 05/23/08 Munich, GER Atomic Cafe
Thu 05/29/08 Barcelona, SPA Barcelona Forum

June:
Sat 06/07/08 Orlando, FL The Social
Sun 06/08/08 Saint Augustine, FL Cafe Eleven
Mon 06/09/08 Miami Beach, FL Fillmore Miami Beach At Jackie Gleason Theater
Wed 06/11/08 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
Thu 06/12/08 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival Grounds
Sat 06/14/08 New York, NY Central Park SummerStage

July:
Sun 07/06/08 Arras, FRA Festival Grounds
Mon 07/07/08 Montreux, SWI Miles Davis Hall
Sat 07/19/08 Chicago, IL Union Park
Fri 07/25/08 Seattle, WA Festival Grounds

August:
Fri 08/22/08 Reading, UK Festival Grounds
Sat 08/23/08 Leeds, UK Festival Grounds

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Tour Dates: The Raconteurs

The four-piece adds NY and European dates to the Consolers of the Lonely tour...

April:
Tue 04/22/08 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
Wed 04/23/08 San Francisco, CA Bimbo's 365 Club
Fri 04/25/08 Indio, CA Empire Polo Field
Sat 04/26/08 Las Vegas, NV The Joint
Mon 04/28/08 Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium
Tue 04/29/08 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theater

May:
Thu 05/01/08 Dallas, TX House Of Blues
Fri 05/02/08 Austin, TX Stubb's Bar-B-Q
Sat 05/03/08 Austin, TX Stubb's Bar-B-Q
Sun 05/04/08 New Orleans, LA Fairgrounds Racetrack
Wed 05/14/08 London, UK Apollo Hammersmith
Thu 05/15/08 Liverpool, UK Carling Academy Liverpool
Tue 05/27/08 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Wed 05/28/08 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Fri 05/30/08 New York, NY Terminal 5
Sat 05/31/08 New York, NY Terminal 5

June:
Sun 06/01/08 New York, NY Terminal 5
Tue 06/03/08 Boston, MA Bank Of America Pavilion
Wed 06/04/08 Montreal, QC Metropolis
Thu 06/05/08 Toronto, ON Ricoh Coliseum
Sat 06/07/08 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit
Sun 06/08/08 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit
Mon 06/09/08 Columbus, OH Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
Tue 06/10/08 Cincinnati, OH National City Pavilion
Thu 06/12/08 Saint Louis, MO The Pageant
Fri 06/13/08 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival Grounds
Thu 06/26/08 Arendal, NOR Tromoya

July:
Fri 07/04/08 Gdynia, POL Festival Grounds
Sun 07/06/08 Werchter, BEL Festival Grounds
Mon 07/07/08 Montreux, SWI Miles Davis Hall
Sat 07/12/08 Kinross, UK Balado
Sun 07/13/08 Naas, IRE Punchestown Racecourse

August:
Fri 08/01/08 Chicago, IL Grant Park
Sat 08/23/08 Reading, UK Festival Grounds
Sun 08/24/08 Leeds, UK Festival Grounds

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MJTV: Ssion - Day Job

The KC band at their trash punk best...



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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Bootleg Justice: Alejandro Escovedo String Quintet - Live @ World Cafe (12.09.2006)

The latest weekend bootleg is Alejandro's 2006 performance on the World Cafe Live...

Alejandro Escovedo String Quintet
World Cafe Live
Philadelphia, PA
12.09.2006

01 - Intro
02 - Inst. Intro
03 - Baby's Got New Plans
04 - Way It Goes
05 - Arizona
06 - Everybody Loves Me
07 - Banter
08 - Juarez
09 - Rosalie
10 - Evita’s Lullabye
11 - I Was Drunk
12 - Notes On Air
13 - Five Hearts Breaking
14 - Break this time
15 - Castanets
16 - Put You Down
17 - Slow Down
18 - Irene Wilde
20 - Deer Head
21 - I Wish I Was Your Mother
22 - Outro

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Friday, April 18, 2008

R.I.P. Danny Federici

The E Street keyboardist passed away Thursday after a 3 year battle with melanoma. He was just 58...

In a band with larger-than-life characters such as saxophonist Clarence Clemons and bandana-wrapped guitarist "Little" Steven Van Zandt, Federici was content to play in his familiar position to the side of the stage. But his playing was as vital to Springsteen's live show as any instrument in the band.


Here's some rare video from 1978 with a bearded Federici on accordian during the classic "Sandy"...



And here's the same song from his last appearance with the band in Indy last month...



R.I.P "Phantom" Dan...

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

MJTV: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with Alejandro Escovedo - Always A Friend (live)

I guess I should have seen this one-off performance coming when Alejandro signed with longtime Springsteen manager, Jon Landau. But still, even with their distinctive voices not used to blending, it gave me goosebumps to see these two icons on stage together in Houston performing a track from Escovedo's upcoming Real Animal...



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Most Wanted: 4.16.08

The weekly Top 30 based on Musical Justice's airplay...

Rank - Artist - Song - Album
1. Vampire Weekend - A-Punk - Vampire Weekend
2. Tim Fite - Big Mistake - Fair Ain't Fair
3. Spoon - Don't You Evah - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
4. Death Cab For Cutie - I Will Possess Your Heart (Radio Edit) - Narrow Stairs
5. Yael Naim - New Soul - Yael Naim
6. The Black Keys - Strange Times - Attack & Release
7. Gnarls Barkley - Who's Gonna Save My Soul - The Odd Couple
8. R.E.M. - Supernatural Superserious - Accelerate
9. Kate Nash - Foundations - Made Of Bricks
10. She & Him - Why Do You Let Me Stay Here? - Volume One
11. Nada Surf - Whose Authority - Lucky
12. Against Me! - Stop! - New Wave
13. The Raconteurs - Salute Your Solution - Consolers Of The Lonely
14. VHS or Beta - Burn It All Down - Bring On The Comets
15. Flogging Molly - Requiem For A Dying Song - Float
16. Port O'Brien - I Woke Up Today - The Wind And The Swell
17. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Gardenia - Real Emotional Trash
18. Hard-Fi - Can't Get Along (Without You) - Once Upon A Time In The West
19. Bishop Allen - Click, Click, Click, Click - The Broken String
20. Eddie Vedder & Ben Harper - No More (live) - Body of War: Songs That Inspired an Iraq War Veteran
21. Chuck Prophet - Doubter Out Of Jesus (All Over You) - Soap And Water
22. Tokyo Police Club - Your English Is Good - Your English Is Good (Single)
23. LCD Soundsystem - Big Ideas - Music From The Motion Picture 21
24. Kate Nash - Merry Happy - Made Of Bricks
25. Langhorn Slim - Rebel Side of Heaven - Langhorn Slim
26. Bob Mould - Stupid Now - District Line
27. Adele - Chasing Pavements - 19
28. The Gutter Twins - Idle Hands - Saturnalia
29. Sea Wolf - Winter Windows - Leaves In The River
30. James McMurtry - Cheney's Toy - Just Us Kids

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The Boss Says Barock's Born To Run...

This just in from Springsteen's website. Somehow this endorsement seems a bit more authentically working class than Hillary's shot and a beer and it could have a big impact on the Philly voters who've always considered Bruce one of their own...

In Bruce's words:

Dear Friends and Fans:

LIke most of you, I've been following the campaign and I have now seen and heard enough to know where I stand. Senator Obama, in my view, is head and shoulders above the rest.

He has the depth, the reflectiveness, and the resilience to be our next President. He speaks to the America I've envisioned in my music for the past 35 years, a generous nation with a citizenry willing to tackle nuanced and complex problems, a country that's interested in its collective destiny and in the potential of its gathered spirit. A place where "...nobody crowds you, and nobody goes it alone."

At the moment, critics have tried to diminish Senator Obama through the exaggeration of certain of his comments and relationships. While these matters are worthy of some discussion, they have been ripped out of the context and fabric of the man's life and vision, so well described in his excellent book, Dreams of My Father, often in order to distract us from discussing the real issues: war and peace, the fight for economic and racial justice, reaffirming our Constitution, and the protection and enhancement of our environment.

After the terrible damage done over the past eight years, a great American reclamation project needs to be undertaken. I believe that Senator Obama is the best candidate to lead that project and to lead us into the 21st Century with a renewed sense of moral purpose and of ourselves as Americans.

Over here on E Street, we're proud to support Obama for President.

Bruce Springsteen

Cheap Thrills: Neva Dinova - Clouds

A free legal download from You May Already Be Dreaming (courtesy of Saddle Creek)...

MP3: Neva Dinova - Clouds

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MJTV: Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter

I've been a little surprised to find out that this Damien Rice bootleg from our weekend Bootleg Justice series has been one of our most frequently visited pages over the past couple weeks. So, for all you Damien fans out there, here's a simple vid for one of his vintage tracks...



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MJTV: Hot Chip - One Pure Thought

The latest video from Made In The Dark...




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Tour Dates - Sebadoh

The reunion tour continues across Europe...

April:
Tue 04/22/08 Galway, IRE Roisin Dubh
Wed 04/23/08 Dublin, IRE Whelans
Fri 04/25/08 Glasgow, UK Classic Grand
Sat 04/26/08 Manchester, UK Manchester Academy
Sun 04/27/08 Brighton, UK Concorde 2
Mon 04/28/08 Paris, FRA Trabendo
Tue 04/29/08 Ghent, BEL Handelsbeurs
Wed 04/30/08 Groningen, NET Vera

May:
Thu 05/01/08 Copenhagen, DEN VEGA House Of Music
Fri 05/02/08 Stockholm, SWE Debaser Medis
Sun 05/04/08 Berlin, GER Festsaal Kreuzberg
Mon 05/05/08 Istanbul, TUR Babylon
Wed 05/07/08 London, UK Koko
Fri 05/09/08 Minehead, UK Arena at Butlins
Fri 05/30/08 Barcelona, SPA Primavera Sound

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Cheap Thrills: Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Think I Wanna Die

A free legal download from the just-released Pershing (courtesy of Polyvinyl Records)...

MP3: Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Think I Wanna Die

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The Money Shot: 10 Great Rock Docs, The Late Great No Depression and Labels Heavily Taxing New Music Services...

Some "tax day" headlines...

Some Depression (Nashville Scene)
MS: Not only did No Depression cultivate high-quality writing over the years, it also widened the focus declared on its masthead from “Alt. Country (Whatever That Is)” to “Surveying the Past, Present, and Future of American Music (Whatever That Is).” (Obviously, the parameters have never quite been crystal clear.) Coverage-wise, that meant it gradually cast the net a bit wider, drawing in performers more diverse in age, race and style than strictly alt-country bands.

“The editors had that conversation about what direction to take the magazine at a time when a lot of the real darlings of the first couple years were kind of relinquishing their alt-country roots,” Friskics-Warren says. “Wilco was getting experimental, and the Jayhawks were saying, ‘We’re a pop band.’ The old guard sort of moved on, or at least didn’t want to be associated too closely with the alt-country movement. Those conversations we had were really interesting. A couple of us were pushing for what folks referred to as the American Mojo. We didn’t go that direction. But the magazine did broaden to a more general roots music publication with an emphasis on American musical vernacular.”


Top 10 Rock Docs (IGN.com)
MS: 5. The Filth and the Fury

Twenty years after making The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, Julien Temple gathered together the surviving Pistols to chart the 26 months in which the band actually existed - a period shorter than the prog rock albums that punk would help eradicate - and the social and cultural misery that spawned it. The new interviews are brutally honest and often hilarious, while Temple ensures that his cinematic collage is doused in the mischievous spirit of '77. And then set on fire.


Digital music firms pay heavy price for labels' support (Reuters)
MS: "They're trying to match every dollar against a lost dollar, not nurturing new markets," Digital Media Assn. executive director Jonathan Potter said at Billboard's Music & Money Symposium in March. "That's not helping build a business. You need each party to have an equal incentive."

Yet one of the more controversial label demands -- an equity stake -- may in fact prove advantageous for services entering into such a deal. Labels receive dozens of partnership requests almost daily, many of which they don't think have any chance of surviving with or without their help. As such, they are only too happy to forget about them once the check clears.

But if the labels have an equity stake in the company, they have more skin in the game and a greater incentive to nurture the company along.


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MJTV: Tim Fite - More Clothes (live)

A live performance from the demented Fite at the Anti showcase at SXSW...



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Tour Dates - Joan Jett

Jett's hitting the road with The Blackhearts this summer...

April:
Sat 04/19/08 El Centro, CA Stark Field
Fri 04/25/08 Laughlin, NV Harrah's Rio Vista Amphitheatre
Sat 04/26/08 Stockton, CA Asparagus Festival

May:
Fri 05/02/08 Memphis, TN Tom Lee Park
Wed 05/21/08 Santa Fe, NM Camel Rock Casino

June:
Sat 06/07/08 Fairfax, VA Celebrate Fairfax!
Sat 06/21/08 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sun 06/22/08 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Centre
Mon 06/23/08 Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre
Wed 06/25/08 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre
Fri 06/27/08 Alpine, CA Viejas Concerts In The Park

July:
Wed 07/02/08 San Rafael, CA TBA
Sat 07/19/08 Fond du Lac, WI Fond Du Lac Fair
Thu 07/24/08 London, ON Harris Park
Fri 07/25/08 Oswego, NY Harborfest
Sat 07/26/08 North Tonawanda, NY Gateway Park

August:
Fri 08/01/08 San Jose, CA TBA
Fri 08/22/08 Niagara Falls, NY Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel
Sat 08/23/08 Syracuse, NY New York State Fair
Thu 08/28/08 Milwaukee, WI Miller Park
Sat 08/30/08 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest Grounds

September:
Mon 09/22/08 Bakersfield, CA TBA

October:
Fri 10/31/08 Cedar Falls, IA Gallagher Bluedorn PAC

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