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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2012 Lineup Announced

May 22, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Austin City Limits Music Festival has announced its lineup for the 2012 edition of the festival. Set to headline this year’s lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The Black Keys and Jack White. Three day tickets and single day passes are still on-sale for the festival for the festival set for October 12th through the 14th. Pick them up here while they last.

Check out the full lineup below:

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and …

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New M. Ward “The First Time I Ran Away” Video

February 1, 2012 drainu182 0


M Ward’s forthcoming album A Wasteland Companion will be released on Merge Records on April 10th. The first taste of this stunning release comes in the shape of animated video for album track “The First Time I Ran Away” which premiered today on Pitchfork (watch it below)

The video was created by Joel Trussell, the same artist responsible for Ward’s video for “Chinese Translation”.

In the three years since Portland, OR-based troubadour M Ward released his last solo album – …

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M. Ward To Release A Wasteland Companion in April, Announces North American Tour

January 23, 2012 drainu182 0


In the three years since Portland, OR-based troubadour M Ward released his last solo album – the universally lauded Hold Time – he’s toured the globe, released two albums as one half of Grammy-nominated duo She & Him as well as one with the talented group of friends collectively know as Monsters Of Folk.

Merge Records will release Ward’s highly anticipated sixth solo album, A Wasteland Companion, on April 10th 2012.

Inspired by his increasingly itinerant lifestyle Ward …

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Music To Know Festival Announces Single Day Tickets and Daily Line-Ups

June 3, 2011 drainu182 0

MTK: Music To Know Festival presented by BingTM announces daily line-ups:

Saturday August 13: VAMPIRE WEEKEND, Matt & Kim, Tame Impala, M. Ward, Tom Tom Club, We Are Scientists, Francis and the Lights, Suddyn, and Nicos Gun.

Sunday, August 14: BRIGHT EYES, Cold War Kids, Chromeo, Ra Ra Riot, Dawes, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Naked and Famous, The Limousines, and the Young Empires.

18 of today’s most critically-acclaimed and successful new, emerging and well-known bands. The festival will be …

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Vampire Weekend and Bright Eyes To Headline MTK Festival August 13+14 in East Hampton NY

May 10, 2011 drainu182 0

MTK: Music To Know Festival announced its inaugural line up headlined by Vampire Weekend on Saturday, August 13th and Bright Eyes on Sunday, August 14th. Other confirmed bands include Matt & Kim, Cold War Kids, Chromeo, Tame Impala, Ra Ra Riot, Fitz & The Tantrums, Tom Tom Club, Dawes, M Ward, We Are Scientists, The Limousines, Naked and Famous, Francis and the Lights, Suddyn, Nicos Gun and Young Empires — 18 of today’s most critically-acclaimed and successful new, emerging and …

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Norah Jones Performs with M. Ward

November 10, 2010 drainu182 0

Norah Jones is gearing up to release an album chock-full of collaborations. …Featuring has a whole host of guest stars ranging from Belle & Sebastian, Herbie Hancock, Outkast, Talib Kweli, Ryan Adams, The Foo Fighters and more.

One of our favorites on the album is the closer “Blue Bayou” with M.Ward. Check out a video of Norah Jones performing alongside M. Ward, as well as Norah’s thoughts on on working together with the artists. Check it out below!

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Norah Jones to Release New Album of Star-Studded Collaborations on Nov 16

October 13, 2010 drainu182 0

On November 16th, Norah Jones will release …Featuring, an album of the multi-platinum selling, multi-Grammy Award winning singer Norah Jones’ musical collaborations from the past decade. The 18 songs on the album include duets with such legends as Ray Charles, Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton, and with 21st century icons from OutKast to the Foo Fighters.

“A lot of the people on this record are people I’ve worshiped since I was a kid, and some of them are younger …

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New Norah Jones “Young Blood” Video, Ellen 4/22, Charity Auction, New Tour Dates

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Norah Jones’ latest music video is for the song “Young Blood” from her critically-acclaimed, platinum-selling new album The Fall. The video was directed by Toben Seymour http://www.rsafilms.com/d/black-dog/companies/blackdog-us/337, a fantastical director and puppeteer who has worked with Moby, will.i.am, and Kanye West. The Grammy Award winning singer will also be making her first-ever appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show on April 22. A performance on KstrongPBS Soundstage will air later this spring.

Jones has just recently wrapped …