Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Music News

Gutter Twins release digital EP Adorata

In the midst of a summer tour through Europe, The Gutter Twins have announced they are releasing a digital EP titled Adorata. The digital only release contains covers and songs originally recorded during the sessions for their debut album Saturnalia. Whether or not Adorata will have a physical release remains to be seen.

A portion of the sales from Adorata will be donated to the Natasha Schneider Memorial Fund to help her family pay her medical expenses (www.natashaschneider.org).The tracklist is as follows:

Belles (Vetiver cover)
Down The Line (Jose Gonzales cover)
Deep Hit of Morning Sun (Primal Scream cover)
Flow Like a River (Eleven cover)
St. James Infirmary (Traditional)
Spanish Doors
We Have Met Before

Marc Ford Preps Neptune Blues Club for Release

Songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire Marc Fuckin' Ford (ex Black Crowes) is preparing to release his third solo album Neptune Blues Club on the Blues Bureau label on September 23rd. This is Ford's second solo release since leaving the Black Crowes in 2006. You can preorder the album here. Tracklist for Neptune Blues Club:

Main Drain
Locked Down Tight
Go Too Soon
Don't Get Me Killed
Last Time Around
Pay For My Mistakes
Shame on Me
Mother's Day
Keep Holdin On

Spectrum/Sonic Boom plans rare US tour, album release

Pete "Sonic Boom" Kember of original noise/drone rockers Spaceman 3 fame will be making a rare visit to the states this September for a series of shows. The shows will be billed under his Spectrum moniker and will see Kember and his band performing songs from his entire back catalog, including Spaceman 3 and Spectrum albums.

According to an article on Blurt, a new Spectrum album is slated for release in early 2009.

If you ever wanted to be aurally assaulted, this is the show to hit:

Saturday 20th Sept - Zipper Factory, New York w/ Dean & Britta
Sunday 21st September - All Tomorrow's Parties, Monticello, NY State
Monday 22nd September - The Dark Room, Chicago
Thursday 25th September - Midpoint Festival, Cincinatti
Friday 26th September - East End , Portland
Saturday 27th September - 12 Galaxies, ,San Francisco
Sunday 28th September - The Echo ( Part Time Punks) Los Angeles

Beck at Outside Lands Festival

Lastly, if you missed the innagural run of the Outside Lands Festival like we did, fear not music fiends, the magic of YouTube has already started to populate the interweb with high quality clips from the festival.

Watch Beck's performance here


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