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Riot Fest and Carnival Announces Initial Set of Artists, Festival Set For 9/14-9/16

May 15, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

After a landmark year in 2011, the eighth annual RIOT FEST–the music festival which celebrates rock, indie, punk and underground artists from every era–is expanding for the first-time ever into an outdoor music event and carnival in 2012. The RIOT FEST & CARNIVAL will feature a wide mix of artists ranging from Gaslight Anthem, NOFX, Alkaline Trio, Built To Spill, AWOLNATION, Gogol Bordello, Frank Turner, Coheed and Cambria, Less Than Jake and many more. It’s set for Friday, September 14, …

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Built To Spill Extend Summer Tour

May 8, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Built to Spill have announced that they will extend their current summer tour into the fall with dates scheduled around the recording of a new studio album that will be released by Warner Bros. Records next year.

In addition to previously announced dates in June, including the Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall’s Island in New York, Built to Spill will also appear at the High Sierra Music Festival in July, followed by a series of headlining shows beginning at …

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Built To Spill Announce New Tour Dates

January 9, 2012 drainu182 0

Built to Spill have confirmed their first tour dates for the New Year in support of the current Warner Bros. Records album, THERE IS NO ENEMY. Dates begin Feb 23rd in San Francisco. All confirmed dates are listed below.

There Is No Enemy is the band’s first album since 2006’s You In Reverse. Previous studio albums include 2001’s Ancient Melodies of the Future, 1999’s Keep It Like A Secret, and their major-label debut, 1997’s Perfect From Now On. In 2012 …

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Noise Pop Announces First Artists of 20th Anniversary Lineup

December 6, 2011 drainu182 0

Seminal independent music festival Noise Pop will be celebrating their twentieth anniversary this February, and – as is their way – they’ll be doing it in style, showcasing some of the most impressive names throughout the last twenty years of independent music. The festival, which will take place throughout San Francisco from February 21st to February 26th, 2012, will play host to the likes of established indie rock mainstays, such as Built to Spill, Archers of Loaf, and Cursive, as …

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Top 5 Last Call with Carson Daly Moments In 2010 From Music Producer Davis Powers

December 28, 2010 drainu182 0

Our favorite late night music show is Last Call with Carson Daly. Every episode has a cool spotlight feature on a little known artist (musical or not) that’s about to explode and a great live performance. This is all possible because of the addition of music producer Davis Powers who’s in charge of all the music that you see on the show. We recently spoke with Davis all about the show (our interview will be available later this week) …

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Today’s New Releases 10/6

October 6, 2009 drainu182 0

New albums out today from Air, Backstreet Boys, Horse, Lights, Mr. Hudson, Relient K, Kiss, Tokio Hotel and more. Click inside to see the rest of the list.

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Violent Soho To Tour With Built To Spill

September 20, 2009 drainu182 0

Violent Soho has just announced upcoming tour dates with iconic indie band Built to Spill. The Australian punk/grunge rockers will join Built to Spill and Disco Doom on 11 East coast tour dates, beginning October 8th in Ithaca, NY.

Look for Violent Soho’s US debut album in early 2010, but until then check out their MySpace page for a taste of what’s to come, including some tracks from their latest EP.

Listen to “Love Is A Heavy Word” (Windows

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Built to Spill, Thievery Corporation, Brandi Carlile and more join (RED)NIGHTS

August 21, 2009 drainu182 0

“As the lights dimmed before [Matisyahu and K’Naan] came on, the only light still visibly shining was the (RED)NIGHTS logo illuminated on the walls, a symbol that even amongst something as bleak and devastating like AIDS and HIV, there is still hope.” James Boyce, Huffington Post

(RED) and Live Nation today announce new dates for (RED)NIGHTS, an innovative series of 26 concerts in the U.S. to generate money and awareness for the ultimate goal of eliminating AIDS in Africa. The …