December 31, 2012 The Audio Perv 16

So here we are, the end of the year. We’re done and thrilled. Hope that you all have a Happy New Year (please drive safely). Just because we’re done blogging doesn’t mean that you should stop visiting music blogs. There are several out there and we approve of Some Kind Of Awesome, Antiquiet and Consequence of Sound as the best of all the quality sites out there. Print is pretty much dead but much respect to Rolling Stone for …

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Jimi Hendrix: Live At Woodstock Set For First Ever Theatrical Release

November 13, 2012 The Audio Perv 2

In Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s Birth, for the first time ever, see Jimi Hendrix’s unforgettable August 1969 Woodstock concert in select cinemas globally.

This special edition theatrical presentation, under the auspices of Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. has been carefully reassembled from the extensive archive of film footage helmed by Academy Award winning director Michael Wadleigh and his hand picked team of skilled camera operators and support personnel under the auspices of Experience Hendrix, LLC, the Hendrix family …

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Nicole Atkins Re-records “Neptune City” for Hurricane Relief

November 12, 2012 The Audio Perv 3

Nicole Atkins has released a re-recorded version of her song “Neptune City” to benefit her native Jersey Shore in its relief efforts to overcome the destruction from Hurricane Sandy. This version of “Neptune City,” which originally appeared as the title track on her debut full-length on Columbia Records, was recorded with Lucero pianist Ricky Steff at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis, TN, engineered by Matt Ross-Spang. The track is currently available for download at

All donations received …

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Mumford & Sons And Friends Release Daytrotter Session

October 4, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Mumford & Sons along with some summer tourmates recorded a session for Daytrotter at their Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in Dixon, IL this past August. The session is now available for streaming here.

The songs range from songs off the band’s new album Babel, traditional songs, and covers of The Stanley Brothers, Bruce Springsteen, Guy Clark, Roger Miller, Bob Dylan and others. Participating musicians included: Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall Ted Dwane of Mumford & Sons, Ross …

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Dave Grohl Addresses Foo Fighters Rumors

October 2, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

(via press release)

Hey everyone…

Dave here. Just wanted to write and thank you all again from the bottom of my heart for another incredible year. (Our 18th, to be exact!) We truly never could have done any of this without you…

Never in my wildest dreams did I think Foo Fighters would make it this far. I never thought we COULD make it this far, to be honest. There were times when I didn’t think the band would survive. …

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AWOLNATION Unveil the AWOL “NATION” Fan Project

September 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

AWOLNATION and Red Bull Records are proud to unveil the latest in fan-to-band-to-fan networking called The AWOL “NATION” Project, an innovate new community-driven site that creates a living, breathing interactive experience centered around fan-contributed content. Fans can post anything they want on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or Vimeo and if it’s tagged with the hashtag #awolnation, it will show up on the new AWOL “NATION” fan site in real-time.

As fans around the world talk about AWOLNATION and tag their …

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Joseph Arthur Found His Van!

September 7, 2012 The Audio Perv 1

Musician and painter Joseph Arthur has been reunited with his 2003 Dodge Ram touring van and all of its contents, including musical instruments and many paintings (full statement from Joseph is below). The van and possessions had been sold at auction by the City of New York on August 23rd while he was out of the country. It had been seized for unpaid parking tickets Joseph believed had been paid.

Read the full story on the recovery here

Famed civil …

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Joseph Arthur Teams with (Big Lebowski) Lawyer Ron Kuby to Locate Van/Equipment/Art Auctioned by the City of New York

August 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

“I want a fucking lawyer, man. I want Bill Kunstler, or Ron Kuby.” – the Dude

Famed civil rights attorney Ron Kuby has agreed to represent musician Joseph Arthur and help him locate his touring van filled with musical equipment and canvases of his artwork. The van was secretly auctioned by the City of New York on August 23, and Joseph has no rights to his property.

“Lord knows there are more important things in the world than a missing …

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Dee Snider Wants Paul Ryan To Stop Using “We’re Not Gonna Take It”

August 22, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

A message from Dee Snider’s Management:

It was brought to the attention of the management today that Paul Ryan has been using tour client Dee Snider’s composition “We’re Not Gonna Take It” in his political campaign to become the Vice President of The United States of America. Dee does not support Paul Ryan. Accordingly, Dee has released this statement to Benjy Sarlin, campaign reporter for TPM in Washington, DC:

“I emphatically denounce Paul Ryan’s use of my song “Were Not …

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Silversun Pickups Send Cease and Desist To Romney Campaign

August 15, 2012 The Audio Perv 1

Seems as if the GOP is once again whimsically ignoring our great nation’s laws to do whatever it wants to do, and shooting itself in the foot in the process. Without any regard for copyright or intellectual property laws, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has, without permission, begun to use Silversun Pickups’ 2009 smash “Panic Switch” at campaign stops across the country. Neither the band nor its representatives were contacted to gain permission for the use of the song and …