New Releases For Tuesday, March 31st:
Great Lake Swimmers – Lost Channels (Buy)
Jay Dee: Dillanthology – J Dilla’s Productions for Various Artists (Buy)
Kaki King – Mexican Teenagers EP (Buy)
PJ Harvey and John Parish – A Woman A Man Walked By (Buy)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz! (Buy)
U2 and the Black Eyed Peas are scheduled to perform October 25th at the Rose Bowl. Tickets go on sale April 6th. In related news, Radiohead is in discussions with Miley Cyrus to open their Los Angeles area shows.
Hope it “sells out”
This is very interesting.
According to The Washington Post:
“Google has expanded the breadth of its music search engine in China, signing deals with all four major record labels to put their tracks on the site. The service, launched in August, lets users look up songs by singer, song, album title or beat and then download MP3s for free. Initially, the search engine had about 350,000 songs. With the addition of EMI, Sony Music, Warner Music and Universal Music the site’s catalogue will jump to 1.1 million songs. “We were missing one piece … we didn’t have music,” Lee Kai-Fu, the president of Google in greater China, tells Reuters.
The music search engine is a major part of Google’s strategy to compete with Baidu, which dominates the search market in China. A substantial portion of Baidu’s traffic comes from searches for MP3s. But many of the MP3s Baidu links to are illegal, and Baidu has been sued by the major labels for linking to them. Google’s service promises to offer legal and higher-quality tracks.” Continue Reading
My Bloody Valentine, Beastie Boys, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Q-Tip, Heartless Bastards, Arctic Monkeys, MGMT, Elbow, The Black Keys, Silversun Pickups and Fleet Foxes are some of the artists confirmed to play the All Points West Festival this summer. The three-day event takes place on July 31st through August 2nd at Liberty State Park in New Jersey. For further details (click here)
MP3: Arctic Monkeys – Mardy Bum
MP3: The Heartless Bastards – Gray
Widespread Panic, The Black Keys and Buddy Guy are among the acts set to headline the Mile High Music Festival in Colorado this summer. Other notable artists include Lyrics Born, The Wailers, Ben Harper, Tool, Dead Confederate, Galactic and the Greyboy Allstars. The festival is being held in Denver on July 18th and July 19th. For more info (click here)