No Picture

Titus Andronicus and Free Energy 8/19 Maxwell’s

August 20, 2010 drainu182 0

As usual, Titus Andronicus put on another amazing show. Returning to Maxwell’s for the second date of their late summer tour, the band played through a roughly 80 minute set that resulted in several stubbed toes, bruises, moshing, crowd surfing and pure joy for the crowd. It had been nearly four months since the band last played in New Jersey. Titus Andronicus is New Jersey’s favorite band that writes drinking songs and plays Misfits covers.

Free Energy opened the show. …

No Picture

Titus Andronicus Played Maxwells April 24 (Pics/Video), Playing Again Tonight August 19

August 19, 2010 drainu182 0

The last time we went to Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ, we saw the pride of New Jersey, Titus Andronicus. Though the band’s frontman Patrick Stickles no longer resides in Jersey, everyone from Glen Rock and Bergen County still loves him. The band returns to the “best” venue in New Jersey tonight (Starland Ballroom is really far and we hate going to Newark). Free Energy will be supporting on this tour (that’s either a “yay” or “boo” according to …

No Picture

Free Energy Release Free “Bang Pop” Remix MP3, Release Split 7″

August 19, 2010 drainu182 0

Free Energy will release a split remix 7” vinyl with Local Natives on September 14. Lewis Pesacov of Fool’s Gold did the remixes of both bands. The single is to be released on White Iris Records, the label counterpart to Black Iris, a premiere recording studio and music collective. You can pre-order the limited edition vinyl here.



The digital version of the “Bang Pop” Fool’s Gold remix premiered as a free download on Stereogum and is also …

No Picture

Bottle Up & Go To Play Exclusive Titus Andronicus Benefit Show Aug 18th At Glasslands

August 13, 2010 drainu182 0

Officially now a three piece, Bottle Up & Go has tightened up and grown new muscle. BU&G continue to pursue innovation through destruction, their raw performances leaving guttered candles and blood in their wake. After a brief hiatus and a productive writing season in the foothills of rural Oregon, the band is back and better than ever.

Comprised of Keenan Mitchell on Guitar, Fareed Sajan on Drums, and Andrew Carrico on Baritone Saxophone, BU&G brings their serious dose of psychedelic …

No Picture

Free Energy Launch US Tour W/ Titus Andronicus, Special 7″ Available On Tour!

July 29, 2010 drainu182 0

After a successful stint at Pitchfork Music Festival and upcoming performances at Summer Sonic, Reading and Leeds music festivals, Free Energy will continue to hit the road on a North American tour with Titus Andronicus! The two bands will be selling a spilt 7” exclusive to the tour as they travel the U.S. together. Both groups have recorded special covers for the record, Free Energy’s being Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m Going Down”. Be sure to pick one up when …

No Picture

Titus Andronicus Announce NYC Show 9/25 Webster Hall

June 28, 2010 drainu182 0

Titus Andronicus have announced a show at Webster Hall on September 25th. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday at 12pm EST HERE. It’ll probably be the band’s last area show on this tour. Free Energy is set to support on some dates (*noted)


07-10 Lilly’s Pad w/ Hallelujah the Hills New Haven, CT
07-11 Pearl Street w/ Hallelujah the Hills Northampton, MA
07-12 Valentines Albany, ny
07-13 Ninth Ward w/ Hallelujah the Hills buffalo, NY
07-14 Horseshoe Tavern w/

No Picture