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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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Freelance Whales Release Benefit For Japan EP

May 3, 2011 drainu182 0

Freelance Whales recently reached out to Sweet Relief Musicians Fund to offer support in their ongoing fundraising campaign for the Japan Disaster Relief initiative. Their collaborative efforts resulted in a new Freelance Whales Benefit For Japan EP. 100% of the funds raised from the EP will be donated to the Japan Society Earthquake Relief Fund. The Benefit For Japan EP will be available for purchase starting Tuesday May 3rd, on the official Freelance Whales website

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Freelance Whales Livestream Acoustic Set and Q&A Tuesday May 3rd

May 2, 2011 drainu182 0

Tomorrow night, that band you keep hearing in the Starbucks commercial, Freelance Whales, will perform a live acoustic set and chat with their fans from the Livestream Studio. Tune into (or below) at 7PM ET/4PM PT as the band plays songs from their latest album, ‘Weathervanes’ and answers fan questions live via Facebook and Twitter.

Watch live streaming video from freelancewhales at…
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Freelance Whales Announce Remix Competition

March 27, 2011 drainu182 0

Freelance Whales have just announced a remix competition for their song “Hannah”. The grand prize is probably the best we’ve ever seen. One skilled remixer will win 2 VIP COACHELLA TICKETS and 500 BUCKS IN CASH!

Freelance Whales also is featured in the new Starbucks commercial which is EVERYWHERE right now –

Wait, we have even more news for you. A deluxe version of Weathervanes will be released exclusively on iTunes on April 5th. The band will be celebrating …

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Freelance Whales Featured In New Starbucks Commercial, “Generator First Floor” Free iTunes Download

March 14, 2011 drainu182 0

Freelance Whales’ song “Generator First Floor”, from their debut LP Weathervanes on Mom + Pop / Frenchkiss Records, is featured in the new Starbucks espresso commercial now airing nationally. The commercial is part of Starbucks new ad campaign to celebrate their 40th Anniversary and the debut of their new logo.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, iTunes is offering a free download of the track at The track will be free on iTunes until March 29th.

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B.O.M.B. Fest Announces 3rd Annual Festival For May 28-29

February 28, 2011 drainu182 0

The 3rd Annual Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B. Fest) is back and bigger than ever! Bring Our Music Back, Inc. along with Frank Bombaci, Sr. and Frank Bombaci, Jr. are proud to announce the diverse group of artists that has been assembled for 2011. Watch the lineup announcement HERE. For the first time, this year’s festival, taking place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-29), will be at the Festival Grounds of B.O.M.B. Fest’s new site partner, Western Connecticut …

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Freelance Whales Announce Tour with Foals (The Naked and Famous To Support)

January 18, 2011 drainu182 0

Freelance Whales have announced a tour with Foals. The Naked and Famous will be supporting some of the dates. Check them out below:

Tour Dates
4/10 – Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC*
4/11 – The Showbox at The Market – Seattle, WA*
4/12 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR*
4/14 – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA (co-headlining with Foals)
4/19 – Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX*
4/20 – The Loft – Dallas, TX
4/21 – La Zona …

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New Freelance Whales Single “Day Off”

January 14, 2011 drainu182 0

Green Label Sound today releases, “Day Off,” its second exclusive single by New York City’s Freelance Whales. “Day Off” is the companion to the band’s previous single “Enzymes” – both of which head down the path of the band’s new, more mature and introspective direction. The band refers to the tracks as “twin siblings that don’t look too much alike.” Keyboardist/vocalist, Chuck Chris, who penned “Day Off,” describes them as “sounding a lot bigger and more live” than previous works. …

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New Freelance Whales “Enzymes” Video

January 7, 2011 drainu182 0

Green Label Sound today releases the music video for “Enzymes” by Freelance Whales. “Enzymes” is also available as a free download exclusively at

The track, ‘is a little more abstract lyrically than what we’ve done and so the video kind of matches that’, notes Judah Dadone of Freelance Whales who also adds that this is the only time in his life he’ll ever be wearing a cat suit. Chuck Criss, Doris Cellar, Kevin Read and Jake Hyman …