November 30th, 2009

Monday Covers

Feist & Beck

MP3: Beck Feat. Feist & Wilco – Little Hands (Skip Spence Cover)
MP3: Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings – Take Me With U (Prince Cover)
MP3: Lykke Li – Will You Love Me Tomorrow (The Shirelles Cover – Live)

November 29th, 2009

Los Angeles Shows // November 30th – December 6th


Recommended Los Angeles Shows November 30th – December 6th

Monday, November 30th
The Growlers @ Origami Records In-Store 7pm
The Happy Hollows @ Spaceland

Tuesday, December 1st
Vic Chesnutt Featuring Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto and Warpaint @ Echoplex
The Swords of Fatima @ Echo
Bebel Gilberto @ The Music Box at Fonda

Wednesday, December 2nd
Warpaint @ Zero Film Festival @ The Standard Hotel (Downtown)
J. Tillman @ Troubadour
Corinne Bailey Rae @ Hotel Cafe
The Sonos Quartet @ Bootleg

Thursday, December 3rd
Brian Wilson @ Canyon Club
Andy Clockwise and Trixie Whitley @ Spaceland
Drummer @ Echo

Friday, December 4th
The Shys and Black Hollies @ Echo
John Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Fink @ Spaceland

Saturday, December 5th
Stellastar* @ Spaceland
Girls and Tamaryn @ Troubadour

Sunday, December 6th
Tamaryn @ Bootleg
Los Angeles Shows // November 30th – December 6th

November 28th, 2009

MOJO Magazine // Top 50 Albums of 2009

Mojo Stoned

MOJO Magazine – Top 50 Albums of 2009
50. Max Richter – Waltz With Bashir OST
49. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt II
48. Dan Auerbach – Keep It Hid
47. Bruce Springsteen – Working On a Dream
46. The Black Crowes – Before the Frost…
45. Cate Le Bon – Me Oh My
44. Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics – Inspiration Informaton
43. Dead Man’s Bones – Dead Man’s Bones
42. Doug Paisley – Doug Paisley
41. Mos Def – The Ecstatic
40. Antony and the Johnsons – The Crying Light
39. Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band – Between My Head and the Sky
38. Sonic Youth – The Eternal
37. BLK JKS – After Robots
36. White Denim – Fits
35. Portico Quartet – Isla
34. Wilco – Wilco (The Album)
33. Leonard Cohen – Live in London
32. Wild Beasts – Two Dancers
31. Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens – What Have You Done, My Brother?
30. Staff Benda Bilili – Tres Tres Fort
29. Mastodon – Crack the Skye
28. Vetiver – Tight Knit
27. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – I Speak Fula
26. Neko Case – Middle Cyclone
25. Alasdair Roberts – Spoils
24. Vieux Farka Toure – Fondo
23. Arctic Monkeys – Humbug

MOJO Magazine // Top 50 Albums of 2009

November 27th, 2009

Espers // The Sanctuary in Santa Monica – December 12th

Espers // The Sanctuary in Santa Monica – December 12th

The Philadelphia-based band Espers (Drag City), is going to be playing in Santa Monica next month. The band will perform at The Sanctuary for their only Southern California show of the tour. The venue is an old church that holds just over 200 people. Tickets are only $15.00, they can be purchased online by clicking here.

Espers – Mansfield and Cyclops

Venue Address:
Saturday, December 12th
The Sanctuary (AKA The Church in Ocean Park)
235 Hill Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Espers – II (iTunes)

November 27th, 2009

Friday Into Saturday // Volume #32

Friday Into Saturday // Volume #32

The Notwist – Boneless (Grizzly Bear Remix)
Grizzly Bear – Cheerleader (Neon Indian ‘Studio 6669′ Remix)
Grizzly Bear – Knife [Girl Talk Remix]

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November 27th, 2009

Artist To Watch // Regrets & Brunettes

Regrets & Brunettes

Regrets & Brunettes (Myspace)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Album: At Night You Love Me (Due Out 12/1)
Label: Unsigned
Los Angeles Show: 11/30 @ Echo
Regrets & Brunettes – Tough Love

November 27th, 2009

Blakroc // Black Friday Release

mos and dan
Mos Def and Dan Auerbach

The Black Keys
along with Damon Dash are set to release their debut album entitled BlakRoc featuring MC’s such as RZA, Mos Def, Q-Tip, Ludacris, Pharoahe Monch & Raekwon on Black Friday. I’m not sure what to make of this album. You can stream it here.

Blakroc – Blakroc (iTunes)

November 26th, 2009

Thursday Samples

Stoned To The Bone
Tommy Guerrero – Badder Than Bullets
Lyrics Born – I Changed My Mind (Stereo MCs Remix)
Gorillaz – 19-2000 (Remix)

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November 26th, 2009

Artist To Watch // The High Wire


The High Wire (Myspace)
Hometown: London, UK
Album: The Sleep Tape (March 2010)
Label: Grandpa Stan Ltd.
The High Wire – Odds and Evens