Quick Hits: Iggy And The Stooges, Ólafur Arnalds, Amanda Palmer, Benicassim Festival, Gin Wigmore

posted April 27, 2010

  • Check out new video clips from the Iggy and The Stooges Raw Power Documentary now being streamed on Vevo.com.
  • Icelandic neo-classical artist Ólafur Arnalds has made the first single off his upcoming album available for MP3 download. "Þú ert sólin," is the first track off his forthcoming sophomore album, "...and they have escaped the weight of darkness," due out on Erased Tapes (Peter Broderick, Nils Frahm) in June.
  • Last week kicked off a new season of Live at Moog with Amanda Palmer. Check out a teaser video of the performance.
  • Lily Allen, Ray Davies and Peter Hook performing Unknown Pleasures have been added to the line-up at the Benicassim Festival.
  • Gin Wigmore has just released the video for "Oh My." Instrumentation on that song, as well as the rest of the album, is courtesy of The Cardinals (as in Ryan Adams and....). This rising New Zealand starlet is currently on tour in the US opening for Citizen Cope, and The Cardinals are joining her onstage for select dates.