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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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Life is good Festival Day 1 Review (The Avett Brothers, Michael Franti & more)

September 25, 2011 drainu182 1

By Laura McWhorter

Someone sat on me on the T once. Yep. On my lap. The person was then quite bothered that I had the nerve to exist let alone sit in her desired seat. Boston doesn’t have the friendliest reputation. There are whole days that go by where I don’t interact with another human cordially. I, also, don’t drive (hence the T-sitting fiasco) so I never get to leave the city but yesterday I made an exception for Day …

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The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant Lead 4th Annual Popped! Music Festival

June 20, 2011 drainu182 0

The POPPED! Music Festival is back with a vengeance this fall in Philadelphia, PA. To take place Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, this is the first year the festival will be held outside on the lush grounds of FDR Park. The confirmed local and international artists to perform include: The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant, and Girl Talk, as well as Panda Bear, Elbow, The Hold Steady, The Pains of

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Chop Shop and Atlantic Records Announce The Dilemma Soundtrack (The Black Keys, Wolfmother & more!)

January 7, 2011 drainu182 1

Chop Shop and Atlantic Records have announced the forthcoming release of “THE DILEMMA—ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK,” (pre-order) the companion to the upcoming Universal Pictures comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The collection arrives digitally January 11 and hits stores January 18. The much-anticipated film, directed by Ron Howard and produced by Brian Grazer, opens in theatres across North America on January 14.

“THE DILEMMA—ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” features a brand new track from Brooklyn-based band The Hold …

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Wintersleep Confirms US Tour With The Hold Steady

July 14, 2010 drainu182 0

With a rousing new collection of songs and an inspirational live show that has captivated audiences and critics worldwide, Wintersleep are proud to extend their US touring schedule and join The Hold Steady for a three-week tour. Beginning September 20th in Richmond, VA and including a performance at The Beacon Theatre in New York City, this tour will see the band playing songs from their latest album, NEW INHERITORS, an intoxicating album full of meticulously crafted rock songs released this …

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June 2, 2010 drainu182 0

With the release of their brand new album, NEW INHERITORS, Wintersleep are very excited to hit the road and introduce fans to their new collection of songs. Praised as their “best release and playing to all of the band’s considerable strengths” No Depression raves “strong songs, great playing, daring arrangements, and impassioned singing throughout make this an indispensible album.” Beginning this Friday, June 4th in Philadelphia, PA, the Halifax rockers will join Matt Pond PA for a 4-week North …

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The Whigs Summer Tour, New Album Only $2.99 Today Only At Amazon

May 26, 2010 drainu182 0

The Whigs are currently getting ready for a massive tour that will include a headlining run and opening slots with old-touring mates Kings of Leon, The Hold Steady and The Black Keys. Beginning June 5th in Atlantic City, NJ, these 3-month of dates come in support of the band’s latest album, IN THE DARK

Anyone who hasn’t bought IN THE DARK yet should jump on the opportunity to get it for only $2.99 today only at Amazon MP3: CLICK

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Twin Tigers On Tour With Interpol

May 18, 2010 drainu182 0

Twin Tigers have announced that they’ll be supporting Interpol on a month long tour starting June 21st in Rochester, NY. Check out the dates below as well as their video for “Red Fox Run”. You can also download the tracks “Everyday” and “Passive Idol” for free.

May 22–The Social•Orlando, FL—w. The Hold Steady
May 23–The Social•Orlando, FL—w. The Hold Steady
May 25–Live Wire Music Hall•Savannah, GA—w. The Hold Steady
May 26–40 Watt Club•Athens, GA—w. The Hold Steady
May 27–Variety Playhouse•Atlanta, …

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Twin Tigers Announce Tour Dates with The Hold Steady

April 8, 2010 drainu182 0

Twin Tigers have announced a handful of dates opening for The Hold Steady. Check out the dates below as well as the video for “Red Fox Run” and download the track “Passive Idol” for FREE here

Tour Dates (dates with The Hold Steady marked **)
April 17–Give It Up State! Festival–Clemson, SC
April 20–Tin Roof–Charleston, SC
April 29–Neighborhood Theatre–Charlotte, NC
April 30–Nightlight–Chapel Hill, NC
May 1–The Fire–Philadelphia, PA
May 3–Cameo Gallery–Brooklyn, NY
May 4–Pianos–New York, NY
May 6–Garfield Artworks–Pittsburg, …