August 2012

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Playing the Hits and Shutting Up for LCD Soundsystem

Submitted by Jason Chiu on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 7:45 pm

On April 2, 2011, the band known as LCD Soundsystem ceased to exist. During a sold out show at Madison Square Garden, James Murphy, the founder of LCD Soundsystem, and a bunch of his best friends came together to play their last show ever. It was almost four hours in length, featuring special guests Reggie Watts, members of Arcade Fire, and many others.

Day 3 @ 2012 NedFest | Sunday Recap

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 6:46 pm

As I arrived at the festival grounds Sunday, August 26th, I regrettably walked in right as Grant Farm was playing their closing chords. I heard their forward-flowing jamgrass sound from the walk down. This Nederland and Front-Range mainstay band led by National Flatpicking Champion Tyler Grant is one of the hottest local bluegrass acts to catch.

KinFolk Celebration | Lyons, Colorado | Review & Photos

Submitted by Daniel Neubert on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 10:36 am

In case there was any confusion regarding Yonder Mountain String Band’s capacity for throwing down an amazing show that everybody can enjoy, the band brought out three little girls on stage during a cover of Danny Barnes’ “Funtime” who danced and whipped their hair with more fervor than Willow Smith herself.

Maria Muldaur Presents a Loving Tribute to a Blues Pioneer

Submitted by Mark Pucci Media on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 2:02 pm

Stony Plain Records, Canada’s roots music label, announces an October 9 release date for ….First Came Memphis Minnie, a loving tribute to the pioneering blues woman produced by multiple Grammy-nominee Maria Muldaur, featuring special guests including Rory Block, Ruthie Foster, Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Snow and Koko Taylor.

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