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  • Coming November 11 : Body/Head - 'No Waves'

    October 21st, 2016 at 11:32 am
    photo by Annabel Mehran and Andrew Kesin
    album art by Raymond Pettibon
    Body/Head, the duo of Kim Gordon (CKM, Sonic Youth, Free Kitten, etc.) and Bill Nace (X.O.4, Vampire Belt, Ceylon Mange, etc.) will be releasing their new record, 'No Waves', on November 11th. The live record documents a single show (Big Ears Festival in 2014 in Knoxville, TN) from a band renowned for clearing pathways of possibility using great waves of amplification and voice. Body/Head's debut release for Matador Records, 'Coming Apart', was arguably the heaviest record of 2013 and received with open a
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    October 19th, 2016 at 10:46 am
    TONIGHT Lucy Dacus will be found playing a headlining show at Mercury Lounge (late show, 11pm). It was only a couple weeks since Lucy and her band opened up for Car Seat Headrest for a back-to-back Bowery Ballroom shows. This show should not be missed as it's your last chance to see the band in North America the rest of 2016. If you're in the UK or EU, you're in luck. There is a nice long list of tour dates up the road.
    In other Lucy Dacus news there is a gorgeous Blogotheque "A Take Away Show" session out earlier this morning. This can be seen at the top of this post.
    Wednesday, Octob… Read more

    October 17th, 2016 at 7:22 am
    CSH Kenny Sun(photo credit: Kenny Sun)
    This past spring and summer Car Seat Headrest found themselves playing sold out headlining shows across UK/Europe in addition to slots to Glastonbury and Primavera. They will be back in the UK next March with three shows that were announced this morning. Details and ticket links below:
    Thursday, March 23 - Electric Ballroom, London, UK
    Friday, March 24 - Gorilla, Manchester, UK
    Sunday, March 26 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK
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  • Steve Gunn - "Ancient Jules" 12" EP For Black Friday ; NPR "Field Recordings" Session Premieres Today

    October 12th, 2016 at 7:14 pm by Gerard
    OLE-1112 Steve Gunn Ancient Jules
    On November 25 we'll be releasing a limited edition 12" of Steve Gunn's "Ancient Jules" + two songs that didn't feature on the recent, 'Eyes On The Lines', "The Handshake" and "The Soloist".    You can watch Steve performing "Full Moon Tide", "Night Wander" and "Ark" via the auspices of NPR, starting tonight. 
    Tour Dates : 
    Saturday, October 15 - Logan Square Food Truck Social, Chicago IL (SG w/ Jim Elkington)
    Friday, October 28 – K4, Nürnberg (D)
    Saturday, October 29 – Aalhaus – Hamburg (D)
    Sunday, October 30 – Mejeriet – Lund (S)
    Monday, October 31 – Atlas – Aa… Read more
  • WATCH: Lucy Dacus - Amoeba Green Room Session

    October 12th, 2016 at 3:15 pm
    The last time Lucy Dacus was in LA, she and her band taped a session with our friends at Amoeba Hollywood. Today the "Green Room" session is available in full above.
    In other Lucy news, she capped off this relentless year of touring with a celebratory homecoming show last Friday in Richmond at the city's iconic theater, The National. A couple great photos from said show below. 
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    (photo credit: @joey_wharton)
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    (photo credit: @eliseledon)
    You can order No Burden from the following:
    The Matador Store
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    October 11th, 2016 at 3:17 pm
    bodyheadps1 copy(photo courtesy of @kimletgordon - "Body/Head reunited for a ny moment")
    Body/Head (Bill Nace and Kim Gordon) have not toured in nearly a year, so it's with great pleasure that we here share the news of new tour dates coming up fast. Details and ticket links (for most) below.
    Thursday, November 10 - Ottobar, Baltimore, MD
    Friday, November 11 -PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA
    Saturday, November 12 - National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY
    Thursday, November 17 - Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA
    PS - If you have not already done so (and even if you already have), listen … Read more