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TAP Exclusive Interview – Richard Wouters of Civil Twilight

August 28, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Hot on the heels of the release of their second album Holy Weather and just before the start of their two and a month long tour, drummer Richard Wouters of Civil Twilight spoke with our writer Cassandra Paiva about the band’s writing and studio process, the addition of a new member, favorite tour memories, and plans for the coming year.

Your second album, Holy Weather has been out for almost six months now. Compared to the debut, how does this

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Ticket Giveaway: Hot Chip, Passion Pit and Omar Souleyman 9/9 Hollywood Bowl

August 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

In a little under two weeks, there’s going to be an incredible show at the Hollywood Bowl. As part of KCRW’s World Fest, Hot Chip will be playing the Bowl on September 9th with Passion Pit and Omar Souleyman. You can still buy tickets but wouldn’t you rather win a pair from us?

To win, simply LIKE us on Facebook and email us at tapcontests AT gmail DOT com with the subject “I WANNA GO TO THE

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Sleigh Bells Release “End Of The Line” Video

August 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Brooklyn’s Sleigh Bells – a.k.a. Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss – have released the video for “End of the Line” off of their highly-acclaimed sophomore album, Reign of Terror (Mom + Pop Music). Watch the video, directed by Derek Miller and Gregory Kohn below:

In addition, the duo has announced that they will be featured on the premiere episode of the final season of “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations – The Final Tour” which will air on September 3rd at 9:00 …

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Smashing Pumpkins Pisces Iscariot Deluxe Edition CD Giveaway

August 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

The Smashing Pumpkins’ Pisces Iscariot is out now as a remastered Deluxe reissue from EMI Music (iTunes / Amazon). Originally released in 1994, the platinum-certified album of mostly B-sides features the band’s take on Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide,” as well as “a collection of odds and orphans from the dusky realms of Pumpkinland” as described by founding member Billy Corgan.

Both the physical and digital versions of the Pisces Iscariot reissue contain 17 previously unreleased or alternate versions of …

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Ume To Appear on Season Premiere of Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations Next Week

August 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Ume today announced that they will appear on the season premiere of the Emmy® award-winning series “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations – The Final Tour.” The episode will debut on Travel Channel on Monday, September 3rd at 9:00 PM ET / PT to launch the ninth and final season of the acclaimed series.

The one-hour season opener starts in Austin, TX where Bourdain soaks in all that is good in the hipster hotspot during the 2012 SXSW Interactive, Film, and Music …

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Joseph Arthur Teams with (Big Lebowski) Lawyer Ron Kuby to Locate Van/Equipment/Art Auctioned by the City of New York

August 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

“I want a fucking lawyer, man. I want Bill Kunstler, or Ron Kuby.” – the Dude

Famed civil rights attorney Ron Kuby has agreed to represent musician Joseph Arthur and help him locate his touring van filled with musical equipment and canvases of his artwork. The van was secretly auctioned by the City of New York on August 23, and Joseph has no rights to his property.

“Lord knows there are more important things in the world than a missing …

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No Doubt To Kick Off iHeartRadio Music Festival

August 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


No Doubt have announced they will kick off the festivities at the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, NV on September 21 and 22. The band will be featured first at this year’s live performance on Friday night at 7:30pm which will also mark the start of the live webcast and the subsequent television broadcast.

“Being asked to open a show like this is always an honor. Whether it’s an award show, a festival or any prestigious event, it …