Tompkins Square To Release 'Live At Caffe Lena : Music From America's Legendary Coffeehouse, 1967-2013'

Tompkins Square To Release 'Live At Caffe Lena : Music From America's Legendary Coffeehouse, 1967-2013'

posted September 16, 2013

Nestled in the quaint upstate town of Saratoga Springs, New York is Caffè Lena, the oldest continuously operating folk music coffeehouse in the US. Opened by Lena Spencer in 1960, this tiny room has played host to influential artists across diverse genres of music; traditional folk, blues, singer-songwriters, jazz and bluegrass. Luckily, many performances were caught on tape through the years, offering the listener a thrilling seat inside this hallowed venue. 'Live At Caffè Lena', a 3-CD box set, the result of years of investigative research, contains 47 tracks, all released for the very first time, alongside previously unpublished photographs. Images include selections from the archive of esteemed photographer Joe Alper, who captured many iconic, intimate portraits from the folk era of the 1960s.

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Have Gun, Will Travel Launch Tour, Free Digital EP

Have Gun, Will Travel Launch Tour, Free Digital EP

posted September 16, 2013

Have Gun, Will Travel's new album Fiction, Fact or Folktale? has just been released. Now the band are on their
fall/winter 2013 tour. The Florida-based roots-rock band offers fans a free seven-song digital EP through Noisetrade.

Bradenton, Florida's Have Gun, Will Travel have a natural instinct for combining folk, pop, rock and classic country influences to create a sound all their own. "Their music has a great energy to it with infectious, sing-along choruses and refrains" remarked NPR's Robin Hilton. American Songwriter called HGWT's music "organic, infectious Americana Pop. Their music has a refreshing immediacy to it."

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Aussie Newcomer Hamish Anderson Prepares To Release Debut EP

Aussie Newcomer Hamish Anderson Prepares To Release Debut EP

posted September 16, 2013

Having made a name for himself across the local scene in Melbourne, Australia for his impressive live show that encompasses a mix of blues, rock and folk with moments of loud, electric blues-soaked songs as well as delicate acoustic balladry, Hamish Anderson’s debut EP comes armed with a host of noteworthy tunes and a songwriting and vocal maturity well beyond his twenty-one years.

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Wild Belle Debut Video For "Another Girl," Start Headling Tour

Wild Belle Debut Video For "Another Girl," Start Headling Tour

posted September 15, 2013

To kick off the band’s first headline North American tour, Wild Belle has released a video for “Another Girl” on RollingStone.com. Wild Belle have recently set out on a headlining tour.  The Chicago based duo recently made their Lollapalooza debut before they headed to San Francisco to play Outside Lands.  After previously touring the states opening for Passion Pit and Toro y Moi, Wild Belle will travel across North America and back for over 25 headlining tour dates -making this their biggest headline tour to date.

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The Dismemberment Plan Ready Upcoming Album By Releasing New Track

The Dismemberment Plan Ready Upcoming Album By Releasing New Track

posted September 15, 2013

The Dismemberment Plan, the groundbreaking and influential indie rock four-piece, have released "Daddy Was A Real Good Dancer," following on the heels of two previously released tracks, "Invisible" and "Waiting," off of Uncanney Valley (out October 15th), the group's first album of new music in 12 years. 

Fans both old and new can catch The Dismemberment Plan on tour this fall, playing festival dates including Riot Fest (Chicago and Denver), Laneway Festival (Detroit), and Fun Fun Fun Fest (Austin) as well as clubs in major cities including New York, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

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ZTT Records Celebrates 30 Years With Art Of Noise, Grace Jones, The Buggles

ZTT Records Celebrates 30 Years With Art Of Noise, Grace Jones, The Buggles

posted September 15, 2013

Currently celebrating their 30th anniversary year, ZTT Records – Zang Tuum Tumb - began life in 1983 as the brainchild of record producer Trevor Horn. The home of futurist pop - A&R'd in its early days by NME writer Paul Morley - the label is home to a game-changing catalogue of electronic pop comprising 50 albums and a further 100 singles including chart-toppers like Frankie Goes To Hollywood ("Relax") Seal ("Kiss From A Rose") and Art of Noise ("Moments in Love"). After 30 Years in Existence, ZTT Records reveals tracklisting and art for Organization of Pop Compilation, set for release on October 15th. The release spans three decades of releases and exclusive catalog partnership for North America with Razor & Tie.

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Bob And The Monster, The Story Of Bob Forrest, To Be Released On DVD, CD, Blu-Ray

Bob And The Monster, The Story Of Bob Forrest, To Be Released On DVD, CD, Blu-Ray

posted September 15, 2013

Bob and the Monster is a documentary chronicling the life of charismatic singer/songwriter Bob Forrest, from his days as front man of the indie rock band Thelonious Monster, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his triumph and transformation into one of the most influential addiction counselors in the US today.

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The Casualties Announce Co-Headlining Tour With Negative Approach

The Casualties Announce Co-Headlining Tour With Negative Approach

posted September 15, 2013

Infamous New York City street punks The Casualties have announced a North American co-headlining tour with Negative Approach. The run, which begins on October 17th in Frederick, MD, will run for a month before ending in Denver, CO on November 23rd. The Casualties are touring in support of their latest album, 'Resistance.' The Zeuss-produced effort is their ninth, and arguably best, full-length album and can be streamed online.

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Aotearoa Announce U.S. Fall Tour Dates

Aotearoa Announce U.S. Fall Tour Dates

posted September 14, 2013

Known for their eclectic and energetic live shows, Aotearoa have just announced a lengthy tour across the United States. Kicking off the end of September, the dates will see the band traveling the country up until early December. Aotearoa are no strangers to living on the road, as the band has spent a great portion of the past three years traveling around the country to packed houses. The group has earned the praises of fans and dance-floor attendees alike with their striking blend of rock-meets-funk-meets-dance, a term the band refers to as "Jungle Funk."

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Solar Flare To Release First EP From Pigs

Solar Flare To Release First EP From Pigs

posted September 14, 2013

Pigs, featuring members of Unsane, from New York City will tour Europe this October. French label Solar Flare will release the Pigs tour 10" EP "Gaffe" for this tour. The release will be the American noise rock power trio's first EP. It's set for release on October 15th and will be available in two colors (black and solid red) with a screenprinted jacket.

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