Mon, 09/12/2011 - 1:53 pm
It's been four years since Deerhoof posted one of their free web albums. In that time they've added guitarist Ed Rodriguez to the band, released two full-length LPs, and a slew of singles, compilations appearances and remixes, topped the college music charts, formed a new band with Konono No1, curated a Belgian music festival, and racked up one accolade after another in the music press. They have also toured the world relentlessly, which brings us to this web album. Many say that to experience Deerhoof on stage is to be instantly converted to their singular style. 99% Upset Feeling is arguably the first honest attempt to document the drama and intensity of their live show into a well-recorded package. 11 songs, 33 minutes of raw Deerhoof from their Deerhoof Vs. Evil tour. And our favorite foursome is giving these front-row tickets away for free. Just go to deerhoofvsevil.com to stream or download 99% Upset Feeling.
sep 15 - San Francisco, CA - Atrium at SFMOMA (Adam Pendleton & Deerhoof present BAND)
sep 20 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg (White Suns, Mick Barr)
sep 21 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live (Joshua Stamper)
sep 22 - Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theater (Gull, Invisible Hand)
sep 23 - Cincinnati, OH - Know Theatre (Midpoint Music Festival)
sep 24 - Champaign, IL - Polyvinyl's 15th Anniversary Party at Pygmalion (Braid, Xiu Xiu, and many more)
sep 25 - Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge (Trin Tran, The Cloak Ox)
sep 26 - St. Louis, MO - Luminary Center for the Arts (Sleepy Kitty)
sep 28 - Ithaca, NY - The Haunt (Keir Neurings, Powerdove)
sep 29 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East (The Toughcats, Fat Worm of Error)
oct 01 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club (Benjy Ferree)
oct 02 - Asbury Park, NJ - ATP - Asbury Park Convention Hall & Paramount Theatre (w/ Portishead, Mogwai, Battles, Earth, and more)
Mon, 09/26/2011 - 2:46 pm

CASH Music is a nonprofit organization that builds open source digital tools for musicians and labels.They've been hard at work doing this virtually unfunded for the past four years working with over 100 different artists, labels, and management companies on various projects built to spec. They are now building an easy to use platform featuring their more popular tools built to date including, but not limited to, download codes, email collection, paid downloads, and secure streams. The platform will be completely free and available for all AND simple enough for even the most non-technical people to install and use. This finished platform will be ready for release in mid November. 

In the meantime, CASH has been doing weekly releases of the platform with new additions, documentation, and demos. For every major element added there is a demo showing how a real, working band has actually utilized the tools.  The email collection demo release shows two different ways that the code can be utilized. A Portugal. The Man microsite highlights a download of the track "When the War Ends" from their American Ghetto album in exchange for an email address using the basic email collection code. Iron & Wine's demo shows that with just a little JavaScript they could easily enable an email contest for tickets. Fans got to choose one of three shows in the Pacific NW that they were interested in receiving a guest list spot to and were entered to win in exchange for their email address.  

This week's demo features Merge Records' supergroup Wild Flag showing off the tour date element, powering upcoming dates on their site and in a downloadable code demo. 

CASH Music believes that the voice of the artist has, to date, mostly been missing in the tech sector of the music business. To help fix this they are building up a membership of artists, indie labels, and management companies that they are looking to for feedback, guidance, and input. Membership is free and growing every week.  


To date it includes:

Brendan Benson 

Boy & Bear 

Kim Boekbinder 


Chinese Stars 


Jonathan Coulton 

Family of the Year 

The Frames 

The Go! Team 

Rebecca Gates 



Kristin Hersh 

Marketa Irglova 

Iron & Wine 

Paul Q. Kolderie 

Steve Lawson 

Ted Leo 


Erin McKeown 

Amanda Palmer 

She Makes War 

Donita Sparks

The Swell Season 

Throwing Muses 

Urge Overkill 

Sydney Wayser 

Xiu Xiu 

Zola Jesus 

Anchor Brain 

Army of Bad Luck 



Domino Record Co 

Fast Weapons 

Fat Cat Records 

Favorite Gentlemen 

Fenway Recordings 

Frenchkiss Records 

Kill Rock Stars 

Lovepump United 

Memphis Industries 

Overcoat Management 


Sacred Bones 

Saddle Creek 

Simple Social Graces 


Whitesmith Entertainment

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 10:49 am
This March, Deerhoof will join of Montreal on a west coast tour, which will include performances at SXSW!
March 13 – Santa Fe, NM – SOL at Santa Fe Brewing (w/ AU)
March 15 – Austin, TX – Emo’s East (Polyvinyl Records Showcase w/ of Montreal, Someone Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Owen, Casiokids, more)
March 18 – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls (w/ of Montreal, Kishi Bashi)
March 19 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto (w/ of Montreal, Kishi Bashi)
March 20 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern (w/ of Montreal, Kishi Bashi)
March 21 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s (w/ of Montreal, Kishi Bashi)
March 22 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore (w/ of Montreal, Kishi Bashi)
March 23 – Portland, OR – The Crystal Ballroom (w/ of Montreal, Kishi Bashi)
March 24 – Seattle, WA – Showbox Market (w/ of Montreal, Kishi Bashi)
And early 2012 finds them down under:
Jan 7 – Auckland, NZ – Whammy Bar
Jan 8 – Wellington, NZ – Bodega
Jan 9 – Sydney, AUS – Sydney Festival
Jan 10 – Brisbane, AUS – Woodland
Jan 11 – Melbourne, AUS – TBA
Jan 12 – Adelaide, AUS – Jive Bar
Jan 13 – Perth, AUS – The Bakery
Jan 14 – Melbourne, AUS – The Forum (Sugar Mountain Festival)
Tue, 11/19/2013 - 10:29 am

In the case of psychedelic freakrock group Moon Honey, depth is the name of the game. Whether it's in the heightened lyrics—"When Edvard was sixteen, he beamed through the flap of a mask" references painter Edvard Munch as a teenager—or the restless path of the songs, Moon Honey is utilizing the psychedelic adjective to good purpose, giving us something in the veins of both Dirty Projectors and Deerhoof but with a side of Yes and Joni Mitchell.--Download "Self-Portrait Beneath Woman's Mask" on IMPOSE now!Tour Dates:nov 21 - Austin, TX - Red 7nov 22 - Laredo, TX - The Derbynov 23 - San Antonio, TX - The 1011nov 24 - El Paso, TX - LowBrow Palacenov 25 - Santa Fe, NM - The Undergroundnov 26 - Albuquerque, NM - Sister Barnov 27 - Tucson, AZ - Plushnov 29 - San Diego, CA - TBAnov 30 - Los Angeles, CA - Origami Vinyl in-storedec 01 - Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg Theatredec 02 - San Jose, CA - Cafe Stritchsdec 03 - Oakland, CA - The Night Lightdec 04 - San Francisco, CA - Hemlock Taverndec 05 - Chico, CA - Cafe Codadec 06 - Portland, OR - Kelly's Olympiandec 08 - Seattle, WA - Lo-Fidec 09 - Boise, ID - The Cruxdec 10 - Salt Lake City, UT - Shred Shed + Late Bar Showdec 11 - Denver, CO - Seventh Circle Music Collectivedec 12 - Lawrence, KS - Jackpot Music Halldec 13 - Springfield, MO - Outland Ballroomdec 14 - Fayetteville, AR - JR's Lightbulb Clubsdec 15 - Hot Springs, AR - Low Key Artsdec 16 - Dallas,TX - Three Linksdec 18 - Houston,TX - TBAdec 19 - Lafayette, LA - Blue Moondec 20 - New Orleans, LA - Gasa Gasa