Saturday, January 20, 2007

odds and ends.

>>kings of leon will finally release their new album because of the times on april 3. more.

>>warped tour dates have been announced. great timing for atlanta, 7/18. looks like i’ll just be getting back from bonnaroo. dates here.

>>if for some reason i decide against the roo this year, i might do the pitchfork music festival july 14-15 in chicago. tickets are cheap, too. it’s only $25 for a one day pass or $35 for both days. more.

>>the decemberists have plotted some spring tour dates. think i’ll definitely attend this time around. dates here.

>>my favorite saddle creeker has set up some tour dates and announced album plans. bright eyes will embark on a small tour this spring (road trip, anyone??), which will be followed by a larger one this summer. the new album entitled, cassadaga, will be released on april 10. also, the first single, four winds, will be released as a cd/12” on march 6 and will feature five b-sides. i’m smiling from ear-to-ear. believe me.

>>brand new was on conan last night. they played “jesus christ” and it was pretty much awesome, but of course i’m biased.

>>denny doherty of the famed mamas & the papas has passed away at age 66. more.

>>epitaph turns 25. more.

>>sony bmg masterworks announced that yo-yo ma has become the first artist on their roster to sell more digital than physical copies of an album in its debut week, with itunes downloads accounting for 57% of all sales. can’t say i’m really surprised.

>>TONIGHT is the night. come out to vinyl for the showcase with the bridges, bang bang bang, and chainstereo. doors are at 8. don't be lame.
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