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Zappa Plays Zappa | Ogden Theatre | Denver | 2/14/14 | Review

I had the pleasure of catching up with guitarist and bandleader Dweezil Zappa, who is in his eighth year of leading Zappa Plays Zappa, the tour de Frank.

Pimps of Joytime Announce April Tour Dates!

Today, the Pimps of Joytime announce a string of April 2014 tour dates in honor of their new single "Booty Text" and forthcoming 2014 studio album, Jukestone Paradise.

The exotic five-piece will bring their all-analog dance tunes up the East Coast to Baltimore, MD; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; Burlington, VT; Syracuse, NY; Fairfield, CT; Boston, MA and New York, NY before Midwest performances in Columbus, OH; Chicago, IL; Omaha, NE and Minneapolis, MN.

Grateful Web Interview with Dweezil Zappa

When guitarist Dweezil Zappa, son of guitarist, composer, bandleader, actor, social activist, and pseudo-comedian Frank Zappa created the Zappa Plays Zappa project in 2006, he intended it as a tribute to his father’s legacy, a one-off that might reconnect some old fans and breed some new ones in the process. Eight years down the road his project is more popular than ever.

Media

Robby Hecht | New Music Review

Living up to its self title, Robby Hecht’s third album is chocked full of personal sentiment that’s immediately relatable, backed up by simple-sounding, perfectly timed acoustic melodies.

Hecht’s hazy sound draws a lot of James Taylor comparisons, and rightfully so. It hit my ear like a warm blanket with tracks that feel like reuniting with an old friend who lost touch. It’s the kind of music that will make you smile at sad thoughts.

Electric Forest 2014 Artist Lineup Revealed

Today, Electric Forest released its initial artist lineup for the festival’s eagerly awaited return to the legendary Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Mich. on June 26-29, 2014.  The groundbreaking music and camping festival will give fans the chance to experience a diverse lineup of music while being surrounded by the beauty and magic of Sherwood Forest and its many colorful surprises.
 

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2014 Headliners: Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel

The 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival happening Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20 at Chicago's Union Park is incredibly excited to announce this year's headliners: Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel and Kendrick Lamar, as well as the first round of acts.

SnowBall Music Festival: First Wave of Artist Announcements for 2014

SnowBall Music Festival – rolling into the Mile High City in 2014, landing at The Park at Mile High at Sports Authority Field on April 4, 5, and 6 – today unveils its first wave of artist announcements. 

Catch The Garcia Project @ Garcia's Tomorrow Night!

The Garcia Project is dedicated to recreating the sounds that were once heard at a Jerry Garcia Band show. In executing that purpose the band uses the same equipment that Jerry Garcia used. The Garcia Project has spent many laborious hours of love reconstructing and matching the instrumentation and electronics that The Jerry Garcia Band performed with.

The Trouble With Templeton Announce "Rookie" LP

Bella Union are thrilled to announce the signing of acclaimed Australian quintet THE TROUBLE WITH TEMPLETON whose debut album Rookie will be released May 12th

Lost & Nameless Releases New CD, 'Empty Space,' March 18

Of course there’s a hint of humor behind a band moniker like Lost & Nameless, which belongs to an Austin-based foursome that deserves anything but anonymity. And with the March 18 release of their new CD, Empty Spaces, the irony is likely to grow right along with this contemporary folk-rock band’s renown.