October 22nd, 2009

Artist To Watch // The Megaphonic Thrift

The Megaphonic Thrift

The Megaphonic Thrift (Myspace)
Hometown: Norway
Album: A Thousand Years of Deconstruction (Buy)
Label: Spoon Train Audio, Deadly Records, Sounds Gold
The Megaphonic Thrift – Acid Blues



October 22nd, 2009

Those Darlins // Silverlake Lounge and Hotel Cafe – Free Tix

Those Darlins // Silverlake Lounge and Hotel Cafe   Free Tix

We have two pairs of tickets to give away for both Those Darlins’ Los Angeles shows. Beginning with tonight’s gig at Silverlake Lounge and tomorrow night’s 8pm show at Hotel Cafe. Please email us at rollogrady@gmail.com to claim tix.



October 21st, 2009

New Album Releases For Tuesday (10/20/2009)

New Album Releases For Tuesday (10/20/2009)
Get Back Guinozzi!

Rollo & Grady Recommended New Releases – Tuesday, October 20th

Dark Meat – Truce Opium (Buy)
DM
Label: Emergency Umbrella
Dark Meat – When the Shelter Came

Elvis Perkins In Dearland – The Doomsday EP (Buy)
EP
Label: XL
Elvis Perkins In Dearland – Slow Doomsday

Flight of the Conchords – I Told You That I Was Freaky (Buy)
FOC
Label: Sub-Pop
Flight Of The Conchords – Sugalumps

New Album Releases For Tuesday (10/20/2009)



October 21st, 2009

Reuters // Google Music

Reuters // Google Music
Via – Reuters

Google is partnering with major music labels to launch a new feature to make it easier to discover, sample and buy songs on the search engine, according to two people familiar with the plan.

The recorded music industry, struggling with plunging sales and fewer media outlets to break new acts, hopes that streaming songs or clips on the world’s most popular search engine will help stem the tide. Google has around 65 percent of all search queries in the United States, according to comScore.

Start-ups iLike and LaLa will facilitate the new feature, which will enable songs to be streamed on the Google page that will also include a “buy” button. This will help reduce the number of steps fans need to purchase their favorite songs or albums. Continue Reading



October 21st, 2009

Julian Casablancas // Downtown Palace Theatre – November

Julian Casablancas // Downtown Palace Theatre   November

The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas has announced details of an upcoming Los Angeles residency. Playing in support of his forthcoming debut solo album Phrazes For The Young, Casablancas will play four consecutive Friday night shows at the Downtown Palace Theatre, starting Nov. 6th.

The Downtown Palace Theatre will offer a residency pass for those of you that want to go to every Casablancas show in November for $150. Tickets for individual shows range from $35, $40, and $50. Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 23rd at 10:00am. For further ticket information click here.

Show Dates:
November 6th – on-sale Friday, October 23rd at 10am (Pre-Sale October 22)
November 13th – on-sale Monday, October 26th at 10am
November 20th – on-sale Wednesday, October 28th at 10am
November 27th – on-sale Friday, October 30th at 10am



October 20th, 2009

Amoeba, Waterloo and Other Music Records – Top 10 Sellers

Amoeba, Waterloo and Other Music Records   Top 10 Sellers
Amoeba Records – Hollywood

1.) Flaming Lips – Embryonic
2.) Where the Wild Things Are – Soundtrack
3.) Bob Dylan – Christmas In the Heart
4.) Air – Love 2
5.) The xx -XX
6.) Monsters of Folk
7.) The Beatles – Beatles in Stereo
8.) Muse – Resistance
9.) Raveonettes – In & Out of Control
10.) Built to Spill – There is No Enemy

Week Ending – 10/12/2009

Amoeba, Waterloo and Other Music Records   Top 10 Sellers
Waterloo Records – Austin

1.) Bob Schneider – Lovely Creatures
2.) Robert Earl Keen – The Rose Hotel
3.) Flaming Lips – Embryonic
4.) Rosanne Cash – The List
5.) Black Joe Lewis – Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is!
6.) Avett Brothers – I & Love & You
7.) Monsters of Folk
8.) Matt the Electrician – Animal Boy
9.) James McMurtry – Live In Europe
10.) Guy Clark – Someday The Songs Writes You

Week Ending – 10/17/2009
Amoeba, Waterloo and Other Music Records   Top 10 Sellers



October 19th, 2009

Scion Garage Fest Photos // Portland – October 17th

Images By Megan Mcisaac

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Joe Bradley – Almighty Defenders

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King Khan and Mark Sultan

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King Khan and Jared Swilley – Almighty Defenders

Scion Garage Fest Photos // Portland   October 17th