Download Live Talking Heads Circa 1981

If you know anything about anything, you should love the Talking Heads. To me, that's just a given. Over at Ear Farm (a very cool...

The Duo Gets Some Love

I just got through reading this nice little review over at ForThoseWhoKnow and I think that it needed it's own post... The Benevento/Russo Duo has...

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Umphreys.com has photos up from their New Year's Eve run, and some of them look really great. Death Cab for Cutie will be on Saturday...

The White Stripes Cancel Japanese Tour

The White Stripes have just announced that they have cancelled their upcoming Japanese Tour scheduled to start January 12. They're still planning on performing at...

Now Playing: The Mars Volta i.e. Bowel-Releasing Rock

I recently grabbed a copy of The Mars Volta's recent live release, Scab Dates, and I know it got some mixed reviews based on...

Umphrey’s McGee and Keller Williams Take Down Chicago

Umphrey's McGee Keller Williams December 30-31, 2005 Aragon Ballroom Chicago, IL My immune system certainly picked a good time to quit working right; suddenly I'm blasted with a nice...

Stream Morningwood’s Self-Titled New Album at AOL

I'm not sure that this would have normally deserved its own post, but I just have to admit that Morningwood's Nth Degree is about...

Jamcast #031 – Highlights from Umphrey’s McGee’s NYE Run

I've got a review coming later today of the always-epic Umphrey's Mcgee two-night New Year's Eve run that I've hit three years in a...

Radiohead to Play Chicago June 19-20

The rumors of Radiohead trying to get a headlining spot at Bonnaroo might be damn true if the following is correct. Anything coming...

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I'm going to try and get some stuff posted and then hopefully go back to bed--I'm sicker than a mofo right now. I've updated my...

Kraftwerk Intelligently Design Evolution

We're definitely giving credit where credit is due right now, as this dude has one of the most exciting scoops of the year for...

Phish “Live in Brooklyn” DVD — Where Is It?

A while back, we posted some grumblings that we were seeing regarding a pending and/or upcoming Phish DVD release tentatively titled, Live in Brooklyn....

Now Playing — The Secret Machines’ New Single

Earlier this year, I picked up a copy of the The Secret Machines' Now Here is Nowhere and was completely floored--easily one of the...

“Quick, get a picture before something else happens!”

I love this photo. It's exactly what everyone did when we saw Kraftwerk at The Riveria, including myself...

Come Be MyFriend on MySpace

Well, I know I teased it before ("dude, sick Vegoose webcast live-blog MySpace tease") but it's official... Live Music Blog on MySpace Come be my friend...

Now Playing — Welcome to the Dark Side

I'm in the process of writing up my Umphrey's McGee New Year's Eve reviews and I just have to share some of the magic...

Langerado Music Festival Update

With much excitement and anticipation building already, the Langerado Music Festival announces the late-night shows and one extra treat that would be just awesome...

You Like the Fugazi Live CD Series

Fugazi is one of those "godfather" bands. Like, they're the godfathers of indie rock or something. At least, that's how I think...

Phish Introduces LivePhish Videos

In a move that some would call innovative and some would call over-commercialization, Phish has announced that they will start offering downloadable videos through...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Finalizing New Album, Tour to Follow

For some odd reason, I've never seen the Red Hot Chili Peppers live in concert. I'm glad to see that I just might...

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Now Playing: Disco Biscuits - Camera B (12.31.05) I've updated my New Year's Eve Downloads and Torrents page with Railroad Earth, Disco Biscuits,...

Message Boards of Negativity

A short while back, there was an article in Relix discussing message boards and the overwhelmingly negative effect that they can have on a...

Advertiser Love

Special thanks to the American Cancer Society and Lexus for their recent support of the Live Music Blog. If you're interested in placing an ad...

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Yesterday (after the site redesign launch), I had to fix a bug on the individual posts regarding the "remember me" checkbox. It wasn't...

moe. Winter Tour Dates

With the news of Summer Camp 2006 coming out and now this, it looks as though moe. is already planning one very exciting year....

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Follow along as i guess i'm floating previews a new artist from SXSW every week in anticipation for the upcoming 2006 SXSW Music Festival....

Elvis Costello Symphony Tour Announced

I just passed this on Pitchfork and I thought it sounded pretty cool (even though they seem to think it's lame). Elvis Costello, Mr. Grandfather...

Chronicles of Narnia Rap Lyrics

Not that it's absolutely necessary considering how easy it is to follow along with the actual video, but I wanted to get it up...

Redesigned for Her Pleasure

For those that might not know, I've just put up a nice, refreshing, site redesign for the Live Music Blog. I like the...

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Stereogum readers think that Sufjan Stevens should hit up California for the next in his 50 States project. For those not keeping track,...

Summer Camp 2006 Lineup, Info

We've got some early news coming in about the Summer Camp 2006 Music Festival that will be held over Memorial Day Weekend in Chillicothe,...

New Year’s Eve Downloads and Torrents

One thing that is super great about the jamband scene is its full embrace of New Year's Eve as a time when musicians should...

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Download some classic Santana from 1980. (registration required) *THIS TAPE WAS STOLEN FROM CARLOS SANTANA'S LUGGAGE AT A HOTEL IN NEW HAVEN CT ALONG...

Top 20 Tours of 2005 (By The Dollars)

I know it's an age-old debate that might not be worth bringing up, but looking at the list of the top grossing concerts during...

2005 Live Music Blog Roundup

2005. The Year of the Live Music Blog. Okay, that's quite conceited, and I'm not one to let that go unchecked. I just...

Bonnaroo 2006 Early Lineup Rumors

Looking for 2007 lineup rumors? Update (2/1/06): Bonnaroo 2006 Lineup Announced! Coming straight from our own comments, there's a couple very exciting acts that are...

My Year-End Lists (or something like that)…

Well, it's funny. I thought I'd go without doing a real "year-end list" as part of the blog. I'm working on writing...

New Year’s Resolution #3 – Leap and Follow-Through

One thing that people tend to forget about new year's resolutions is that they are not the end-all be-all for self-improvement. They are...

Jamcast #030 – Final Secret Machines at Bonnaroo05

Sorry for not getting a podcast up last weekend--it was Christmas and all that jazz, so I had some things to take care of...

Studio News from Illinois Entertainer…

I know that we can expect the next studio effort from Umphrey's McGee sometime (hopefully) during early 2006. Here's a little more news...

New Year’s Resolution #2

This one is totally not music-related, but I figured I'd post it anyways... Taking notice from Kottke's recent best-of lists of links because I've been...

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biscoRADIO already has both Wednesday and Thursday night's Disco Biscuits sets available for streaming. Be forewarned, the server was full for a while...

Disco Biscuits Langerado Late-Night

I believe this is the first announcement to come out regarding the Langerado late-night shows, so correct me if I'm wrong... From DiscoBiscuits.com... We are excited...

Now Playing: The Duo Trio

When I read that The Duo covered Phish's theme song, You Enjoy Myself, I was not surprised in the least. However, I did get slightly...

moe. Announces Benefit Concert in Syracuse, NY

This looks like a good and worthy cause. Let's try and spread the word. It'd be a great gift to the community...

“Get ready for some botched solutions…and some New Year’s Resolutions”

I've been thinking about this a lot the past couple days, and I think it's time I actually have a year where I make...

Now Playing: Kraftwerk Again?

I guess I'm on a Kraftwerk kick right now ever since I found that great, soundboard download of their Coachella 2004 performance. However, I wasn't...

Tea Leaf Green Cements Early 2006 Tour Dates

I'm using this as my first chance to catch the band that everyone seems to think will bring down the house in 2006--Tea Leaf...

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Download Medeski, Martin & Wood's ESPN theme that they recorded for use on the popular, testosterone-laced channel. Or, listen to it right now... MMW...

Catch Broken Social Scene in NYC

If you weren't lucky enough to snag tickets to the Broken Social Scene shows in New York City, you have an extra chance now. They've...

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