Monthly Archives: October 2012

All throughout the night the band was on a mission to entertain, and they certainly did. Every song seamlessly transitioned into the next, only stopping for the occasional instrument change and song introduction. They were ever so vigilant of the fact that they had recently played Tipitina’s and tried to plays songs they hadn’t last time. This mindfulness didn’t...
Ain’t no party like a MartyParty! Dubstep juggernaut Martin Folb is going to be hitting up The Fox this weekend for an epic Halloween show and we’ve got a pair of tickets to giveaway! We hear he’s got a brand spanking new projection rig and some heavy new whomp to drop so this will definitely be a show not...
Last night, Trey Anastasio and his band, better known as TAB, played Silver Spring, Maryland, the sixth stop on their Fall Tour. The show was highlighted by a second set combo of "Plasma" -> "Liquid Time." "Liquid Time" appears on Phish's Party Time album released in 2009 and packaged with the Joy Box Set. Surprisingly "Liquid...
The LMB Team has been digging all-things Tame Impala recently in light of their mindboggling, delightful and kaleidopsych'd (Not a word. Maybe it should be?) new record, one that is likely to end up in the Top 1 or 2 on my personal year-end list. Therefore, when we came across this particularly rad cover of "Feels Like We Only...
Photos and Review by Craig Sandor Pink, blue, red, yellow or even Australian…it was Floyd through and through. Starting with a ferocious opener of "In the Flesh" off of The Wall, it was evident this ensemble had really done their research. I’ve seen a lot of “tribute” bands in my time, but this was by far the best yet. Sitting...
Is that your hair, or a rug? Is that your hairora rug? - TAB "Windora Bug" (10/22/12) Trey Anastasio Band's fall tour continued last night in Stroudsburg, PA and notably included this particular lineup's first rendition of the TAB favorite "Windora Bug" (LTP by Phish on 9/15/00). You can hear the version here (via Hidden Track). Fans interested in enjoying...
Today is the day that many of us have been waiting for! AURA Music Events announced the full line-up for the 4th Annual AURA Music Festival to take place February 15th through the 17th 2013. In addition to the headliners - announced a little over a month ago, the festival will include two sets by Kung Fu including a...
Depeche Mode, one of the most influential bands of all-time, have announced their plans to return in 2013 to with their 13th studio album and a supporting trot around the globe, their first since 2009-10′s "Tour of the Universe", a run that notably brought them to the main stage in Grant Park at Lollapalooza 2009. The new album will...
WHAT: HARD Haunted Mansion Presents Day of the Dead featuring Justice, Knife Party, Major Lazer, Diplo and More WHEN: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 WHERE: LA STATE Historic Park, Downtown Los Angeles TICKETS: (PURCHASE LINK) HARD DAY OF THE DEAD LINEUP JUSTICE | KNIFE PARTY MAJOR LAZER | ZEDS DEAD DIPLO | TOMMY TRASH JACK BEATS | KILL THE NOISE DILLON FRANCIS |...
RZA and The Black Keys have released a new music video for "The Baddest Man Alive", a track taken from the official soundtrack to the RZA-directed kung-fu flick The Man with the Iron Fists (7.8/10 on IMDB.com). The highly entertaining video, directed by Chris Marrs Piliero (who also directed the video for The Black Keys 2010 breakout single "Tighten...
Sigur Rós have just released “Varðeldur", the latest video in their Valtari Film Experiment. This is the thirteenth installment in the series. Sigur Rós devised the competition in Summer 2012, asking fans, film makers and video directors to create a video for songs from their latest album Valtari. Check out the latest video directed by Clare...
Britt Daniel (Spoon) and Dan Boeckner's (Wolf Parade) sporty new band Divine Fits performed "Lost" from R&B star Frank Ocean's new album Channel Orange in Rhode Island week. Check out the cover and original version below. Also, check to see if Divine Fits' 2012 fall tour is stopping at a town near you. For more info on this still-new...
Over the weekend a new listing appeared in ADA Music's catalog. The info points to a release of Phish's Star Lake show from August 11th, 1998 in a 2-DVD set from JEMP Records, just in time for the holidays. Star Lake '98 is the only full show available in the band's archives. The 2-DVD set was created...
The guys over at Nectar's Presents brought together beloved reggae/funk group Spiritual Rez with support from Seed at The Arch Street Tavern in Connecticut's capital city of Hartford on Friday night. Seed is a four-piece band that sprouted up in Eastern CT about four years ago. They hit the ground running in the live and local scene all...
Trey Anastasio just wrapped things up at the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio. During the encore Trey acknowledged Dan Kanter's teasing of "First Tube" at a recent Justin Bieber show. You can read our coverage of the Phish/Bieber connection here. Check out the complete TAB setlist and tweets from Columbus! SETLIST: Trey Anastasio Band...
Review by Mark Wheeler || Photos by Michael Wren Like any of the behemoth American festivals dotting the calendar from April to October, the annual Austin City Limits Festival is a bear to take in, requiring a number of tough decisions to take in as much of the magic as possible. Continue below as the intrepid Michael Wren of the...
Photos by Oliver Walker Twin Shadow, led by George Lewis Jr. and his trademark coiffure played an FYF Productions Monday night show at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles earlier this week in support of his sophomore LP Confess. New LMB contributing photographer was there to capture some of the magic. Hear Twin Shadow's 2012 LP Confess on Rdio.
Trey Anastasio, strapped with a new Fender Jaguar, just hit the Chicago Theatre stage for a sold out show in The Windy City. This is the second show of the nine-date Fall tour behind Trey's new album Traveler. Pictured above is the official print by Jim Pollock, a small run of 300 only. Check out the...
Woods performed last night at the Echo in Los Angeles in support of their latest album, Bend Beyond. This was my very first time seeing the folksy-krautrockers and I was excited after having devoured their albums over the past few weeks thanks to @DogGoneBlog. Brooklyn-based Woods are made up of Jeremy Earl (vocals, guitar) Jarvis Taveniere (guitar)...
Fans of the Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke collaborations that went down a few years back (2002 & 2005) have something to get excited about again, thanks to this Boston Globe piece that Hidden Track reported on. Phish bassist Mike Gordon and the 67-year old acoustic guitarist, Leo Kottke plan to "get together" and make some music according...
The Disco Biscuits straight-up crushed the city of Philadelphia for two nights earlier this month known as City Bisco, leaving people and faces shredded and melted to pieces. The extraordinary, beautiful, amazing Mann Center in downtown Philly played host, and the turnout was amazing. I met people from all parts of the country who flew in to...
Trey Anastasio kicked off the first show of his Traveler tour at the Fillmore in Detroit by opening with new tune, "Corona." As reported earlier, he carried with him a new fender guitar which he played on a few tunes. Check out the full setlist, photos and tweets from Motown. Setlist: Trey Anastasio Band @ The Fillmore,...
Seattle’s annual City Arts Festival kicked off with the exciting new collaboration between David Byrne (Talking Heads) and St. Vincent (a.k.a. Annie Clark), performing their recent album Love This Giant. Clark’s blistering guitar work and Byrne’s theatrical style made for a highly charged, transformative event. Byrne and Clark were joined by a ten piece brass band of incredibly tight...
In recent years Colorado has seen a steady rise in ski resorts playing host to some epic winter concert events, and winter sports hotspot Vail Ski Resort will be no exception this season. To commemorate their 50th anniversary this year, the resort will be celebrating with Vail Snow Daze, a week long festival culminating in three nights of live...
Trey Anastasio hits the road in support of his new album Traveler on Thursday at The Fillmore in Detroit. Of special note is a just released Bowery Presents video of Trey's TAB rehearsals at The Wellmont. Trey is seen playing a brand new Fender guitar. James Casey from Lettuce has been added to the TAB lineup...
Review and Photos by Oliver Walker Diarrhea Planet are nothing if not active, as breakthroughs in wireless technology have allowed them to mount every perch and speaker in The Troubadour to engage in fast-fingered guitar solos. From the original three, Diarrhea Planet have expanded to a stage filling four guitarists, all of whom took their turns shouting lyrics into the...
Radiohead played in Strasbourg, France on Tuesday night. Check out the setlist and videos which have already surfaced from the show. SETLIST: Radiohead @ Zenith, Strasbourg, France 10/16/12 Lotus Flower, Bloom, 15 Step, Kid A, Staircase, I Might Be Wrong, The Gloaming, Separator, Videotape, Nude, Ful Stop, Reckoner, Planet Telex, There There, Feral, Bodysnatchers Encore: Give Up the Ghost, Exit...
The Newport Folk Festival has teamed up with Ryan Mastro Photography and Sopa Productions for a series called Behind the Walls. The first video episode of 2012 features @LiveMusicBlog favorite, Jonathan Wilson and his tune "Rolling Universe." The stellar cinematography really shows off the historic surroundings and community of the July festival. Check out the video...
Baltimore dream pop duo Beach House took Boston’s Wilbur Theatre stage last night in front of a sold out crowd. Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally opened the night with their song “Wild” off their newest album Bloom. The stage lights were a notch above completely off and a dim spotlight gradually brightened throughout the first song. Backlighting...
Review by Aaron Beyt Either a carefully crafted cult of personality or an accurate reflection of who the man is, Father John Misty, aka J. Tillman, has a bit of a reputation. After quitting drumming for the biggest folk band of the last decade, Fleet Foxes, Tillman has reinvented himself. He split from Seattle and the trademark Fleet Foxes Appalachian...

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