Almost two decades in, Mouse on Mars continue to be one of the most inventive and unpredictable groups in electronic music. Further proof comes with their first new album in six years, Parastrophics, out February 28 on Monkeytown Records. For the next week, leading into the album’s release, XLR8R will be streaming the album in its entirety.
Hardscrabble Appalachia is known for its bluegrass, moonshine and coal mines. Now, with the May 1 arrival of gut-honest singer-songwriter Chelle Rose’s second album Ghost of Browder Holler (Lil’ Damsel Records, street date May 1, 2012), add visceral rock ’n’ roll to that list.Rose brings her elemental power to the 12-song disc produced by legendary Texas songsmith Ray Wylie Hubbard in Austin.
Specific aromas have the power to transport me back to an earlier, more youthful time: the earthy redolence of decaying leaves, mesquite smoke wafting from a neighbor’s barbeque, and even the gamy stench of a hockey locker room. I also have triggers for my ocular, haptic, gustatory, and aural senses. All of us do. And I thought sensory recall was the closest thing I would ever have to a time machine. But on Friday night, Phil and Friends changed that – not once, but twice.
EOTO will kick off their spring ‘Bass Invaders Tour' this March with a bang. The dynamic duo will hit the road with a fully immersive 17 foot lotus flower stage design and custom 3D-mapped projections, built to completely envelop the duo in a visual odyssey, as they slice and dice their way through their 100% live improvisation show. The tour will launch in Philadelphia on March 31st and will travel throughout the southeast and east coast with a number of festival stops along the way.
Patrick Watson's Adventures in Your Own Backyard is set for release on May 1 on Domino in the United States, in conjunction with Secret City. As previously announced, Patrick and his band will play a headlining performance at SXSW, and select dates with Andrew Bird in May. Now, we are thrilled to share the news of Patrick’s extensive touring plans for the spring and summer.
Following its US theatrical release in 75+ cities and its national broadcast premiere on PBS the award winning documentary Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone will be available on DVD today, February 21st, 2012 by The Cinema Guild on SPARK, a new home video label dedicated to releasing quality documentaries on the arts.
As the first release to go out under SPARK Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone kicks things off by documenting the raucous history of the pioneering all-Black rock band Fishbone,
The All Good Music Festival & Campout continues its exhibition of diverse and internationally notable talent as over 40 renowned music artists take to the stages July 19-22 at the Legend Valley Concert Venue & Campground located 30 minutes east of Columbus, Ohio.The historic site, formerly known as the Buckeye Lake Music Center, has hosted a celebrated roster of famous performers and may be best known as the venue of several notable Grateful Dead performances in the late
Following 2010's critically acclaimed debut What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood and a year on the road touring as part of Bright Eyes, singer-songwriter Laura Burhenn teamed up with producer Richard Swift again and emerged with GENERALS, a sophomore album fully armed.