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R.E.M., Dead Confederate, Widespread Panic & More Present Veterans’ Charity Compilation

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A group of notable musicians from Athens, Georgia, have joined forces to raise funds for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial (founded by Lois Pope) and the CSRA Wounded Warrior Care Project. The bands, which include REM, Widespread Panic (featuring Vic Chesnutt), Drivin’ n Cryin’, Bloodkin, Brute, Dead Confederate, The Whigs, Futurebirds, Ruby Kendrick, Hope for Agoldensummer and Gift Horse, have all contributed singles to raise funds for a planned memorial to disabled veterans on the Mall in Washington, …

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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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Vic Chesnutt new album Skitter On Take Off (out 10/6), “Society Sue” free MP3

September 28, 2009 drainu182 0
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Vic Chesnutt’s has a new album coming out on 10/6 called Skitter On Take-Off. Check out Jonathan Richman’s commentary below on why he wanted to work with Vic Chesnutt. You can also download the track “Society Sue” (check lower in the post).
THE VIC CHESNUTT RECORD AND WHY ME AND TOMMY WANTED TO DO IT
by Jonathan Richman

My drummer Tommy Larkin and I were driving in the van across the United States as we do two or three …

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Vic Chesnutt – “Flirted With You All My Life” (Free MP3)

September 20, 2009 drainu182 1
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Because you demanded it, we’re giving it to you. We have yet another free MP3 from Vic Chesnutt’s upcoming album At The Cut available for you to download for free! Just go here (right click, save as). We know we said this before but this time we mean it: this is the absolute last free track we can offer you so make sure you get it now and go buy the album on September 22nd! Check out the album cover …

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Vic Chesnutt – “Philip Guston” (Free MP3!)

September 1, 2009 drainu182 0
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A few weeks back we told you about Vic Chesnutt’s new album At the Cut out September 22nd on Constellation Records. We also gave you a preview of the album by offering you the chance to download the track “Chain”. Because you asked for it, we can give you ONE MORE FREE SONG! You can hear the track “Philip Guston” by downloading it here (right click, save as). This is the last free track we can offer you so …

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Vic Chesnutt – “Chain” (Free MP3) & Tour Dates

July 28, 2009 drainu182 1
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Vic Chesnutt has announced a North American Tour starting October 23rd in Ottawa and ending in December 4th in Denton, TX. With a band consisting of members of Fugazi and Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Vic Chesnutt will be touring in support of his new record At The Cut out Sept 22 on Constellation records. You can download the track “Chain” here.

Tour Dates
October 23 Mavericks Ottawa, ON
October 24 Ukranian Federation Hall Montreal, QC
October 25 Sommerville Theater …

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Vic Chesnutt’s At The Cut drops September 22

July 22, 2009 drainu182 0
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Vic Chesnutt’s At The Cut comes out on September 22nd. At The Cut (Constellation Records) is the newest album from the Athens, GA based singer songwriter. It features a collaboration with Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto and members of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Silver Mt. Zion and was produced by former Arcade Fire member Howard Bilerman at Montreal’s Hotel2Tango studio. The album’s themes are of cowardice, courage, mortality, tenacity, defiance, mourning and memory. The first song, “Coward,” was originally written for …