Quick Hits & Clips: Isobel Campbel & Mark Lanegan, WXPN & Philabundance, Dan Black, Girl In A Coma, Patrick Watson & The Wooden Arms

posted May 19, 2009

  • US fans of Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan will have to continue to wait patiently. The duo's first live shows in scheduled in the United States have been postponed until September. Writes Campbell on her MySpace page, “Due to unavoidable circumstances I am disappointed and sorry to announce that we have had to postpone NYC, San [F]rancisco and Los Angeles concerts until September this year. For anyone who has bought tickets, these tickets will still be valid in September. And I am sorry for any inconvenience. The good news is that there will be a more extensive U.S and Canadian tour at this time. Thanks for bearing with me! More information to follow….isobelxo”
  • Philabundance, the largest hunger relief organization in Philadelphia's Delaware Valley region, ShopRite and WXPN have teamed up to fight hunger in Philadelphia during XPN’s Spring Fund Drive. On May 13th, ShopRite started donating six meals to Philabundance for every XPN membership pledge that comes in during the on-air drive, which ends on May 21st. The community partnership could bring in nearly 25,000 meals for Philabundance, feeding those in need in the greater Philadelphia and southern New Jersey areas. To make a pledge to WXPN and donate to Philabundance, please visit http://xpn.org/.
  • Get a sneak preview of the track in Dan Black's road movie including the brand new "Symphonies" at YouTube. The new single "Symphonies" is out on June 29th; the debut album "((Un))" is out on July 6th.
  • Girl in a Coma's "Static Mind," the first single off of their sophomore album "Trio B.C.," is available for streaming. The album will be released June 2nd on Joan Jett's Blackheart Records label. Production credits on 'Trio B.C.' include Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna, Gabriel Gonzalez(formerly of Sparta) and Greg Collins (No Doubt, U2).
  • A new video has been posted for "Fireweed" by Patrick Watson & The Wooden Arms. There's also a Yahoo! video shoot of Watson & The Wooden Arms performing in a pinata shop in LA.