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Lights, Ambassadors 3/2 Stone Pony Asbury Park Review/Photos

March 8, 2012 drainu182 0

By Keeyahtay Lewis

Sometimes I go to a show and I have almost no idea of what to expect. Friday March 2nd was one of those nights. I was at the historic Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ to cover Lights. I knew she was pretty. I knew she had tattoos. I knew she played keyboards. I had heard a couple songs. That is where my knowledge stopped. I really didn’t know what to expect. The show was sold out …

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New Lights “Banner” Video

February 12, 2012 drainu182 0

LIGHTS rolls out her new video for the song “Banner”, the second official single from her acclaimed album Siberia.

Directed and conceptualized by Sean Michael Turrell (MSTRKRFT, Tegan & Sara) the clip places Lights in a Road Warrior-inspired post-apocalyptic world. She travels through a vast desert and encounters a pick-up truck of dirty-faced young vagabonds who invite her to join them. They continue down a lonely highway until hitting a roadblock where gas-masked troops capture the youths putting Lights in …

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LIGHTS and Owl City Tour Dates Update

December 18, 2009 drainu182 0
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Keytar-wielding synth-pop sensation LIGHTS has extended her tour with Owl City. Beginning January 21st in Kansas City, MO, the dates will continue through May 2nd in Milwaukee, WI. The artists will also be making international stops in the UK, France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.

Twenty two year-old singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist LIGHTS crafts sparkling, otherworldly electro-pop that has already garnered her over 19 million plays on MySpace, a #1 hit in Canada and the 2009 JUNO for New …

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Jets Overhead w/ LIGHTS Canadian Tour Dates

November 3, 2009 drainu182 0
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Victoria B.C. atmospheric rockers Jets Overhead, are about to embark on a cross-Canadian tour as the support act for synthpop sensation LIGHTS. The 17-date tour begins in Vancouver on Saturday November 7th, travels as far east as Montreal and ends in London, Ontario on December 3rd.

Jets Overhead are touring in support of their sophomore album No Nations, out now on Vapor Records. Earlier this year the band travelled to Beijing, China for a series of festival dates and have …

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CD Review: LIGHTS – The Listening

October 19, 2009 drainu182 0
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Review by Kevin Kenny

A few months ago I heard the single “Saviour,” by LIGHTS and found it intriquing. I enjoyed it quite a bit but was afraid when she released her LP The Listening, it would be monotonous both in lyrics and musically like most pop music. As a listener of all genres of music, it’s difficult to enjoy newer pop music because much of it tends to vacillate between being annoying bubblegum pop cheese and obnoxiously hip/vulgar. …

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LIGHTS at Mercury Lounge NYC 10/6 (Review/Pics/Videos)

October 11, 2009 drainu182 0

On Tuesday night, we sent out some staff to go check out new pop (punk?) rock sensation LIGHTS at the Mercury Lounge on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Let’s see what they had to say:

After a strong set by the bass-less trio of Stars of Track and Field, on stage came up a young girl with two older brother types. Were they jumping up there for the thrill of it or were they the headlining band? For the next …

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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.