December 30th, 2009

Rollo & Grady // Show Photos From 2009

Images By Carlton Beener

Vic Chesnutt & Guy Picciotto – Echoplex – December 1st, 2009

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Vic Chesnutt (l) & Guy Picciotto (r)

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Guy Picciotto (l) & Vic Chesnutt (r)
Rollo & Grady // Show Photos From 2009



December 29th, 2009

Repost: Rollo & Grady – Best Albums Of The Year

Repost: Rollo & Grady   Best Albums Of The Year

50. Electric Tickle Machine – Blew It Again
49. Black Joe Lewis – Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is!
48. Harlem – Free Drugs
47. Japandroids – Post-Nothing
46. She Keeps Bees – Nests
45. Califone – All Of My Friends Are Funeral Singers
44. Forest Fire – Survival
43. Black Lips – 200 Million Thousand
42. People Under The Stairs – Carried Away
41. The Black Atlantic – Reverence For Fallen Trees
40. William Elliott Whitmore – Animals In The Dark
39. Kurt Vile – Childish Prodigy
38. Wilco – Wilco (The Album)
37. Vetiver – Tight Knit
36. A.A. Bondy – When The Devil’s Loose
35. Bowerbirds – Upper Air
34. Pains At Being Pure At Heart – Self-Titled
33. The Antlers – Hospice
32. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz!
31. Deer Tick – Born on Flag Day
30. Blakroc – S/T
29. Woods – Songs of Shame
28. Floating Action – S/T
27. Memory Tapes – Seek Magic
26. M. Ward – Hold Time
25. Mayer Hawthorne – A Strange Arrangement
24. Yo La Tengo – Popular Songs
23. The Horrors – Primary Colours
Repost: Rollo & Grady   Best Albums Of The Year



December 28th, 2009

Los Angeles Shows // December 30th – December 31st

Los Angeles Shows // December 30th   December 31st

Wednesday, December 30th
The Growlers @ Pershing Square

Thursday, December 31st:
The Growlers and My Pet Saddle @ Echo
The Henry Clay People / Aushua / Le Switch @ Spaceland
Erykah Badu @ House of Blues Sunset Strip
Bootie’s LA New Years Eve Bootleg Ball @ Echoplex

Download:
MP3: The Growlers – Something Someone Jr.
MP3: Dj Moule – Hey C La Vie – Martin Solveig Vs Pixies Vs Hives Vs Peter Bjorn & John
MP3: A plus D – Beethoven’s Fifth Gold Digger (Kanye West vs. Beethoven)
MP3: The Henry Clay People – Rock and Roll Has Lost Its Teeth



December 27th, 2009

Artist To Watch // Futurebirds

Artist To Watch // Futurebirds

Futurebirds (Myspace)
Hometown: Athens, Georgia
Album: Futurebirds EP (Free Download)
Label: Unsigned
Futurebirds – Americle
Futurebirds – Breathe For Days



December 27th, 2009

Best Reissues of 2009

1. The Whitefield Brothers – In The Raw (Buy)
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Label: Now Again
Whitefield Brothers – In The Raw

2. Death – For The Whole World To See (Buy)
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Label: Drag City
Death – Keep On Knocking

Best Reissues of 2009



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December 26th, 2009

Rollo & Grady // Artist To Watch – 2009 Recap

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Bear Driver (Myspace)
Hometown: Leeds – United Kingdom
Album: Paws & Claws (Buy)
Label: Unsigned
Bear Driver – Thousand Samurais

Thee American Revolution

Thee American Revolution (Website)
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Album: Buddha Electrostorm (Buy)
Label: Garden Gate Records
Thee American Revolution – Electric Flame

Rollo & Grady // Artist To Watch   2009 Recap



December 25th, 2009

Fort Knox Five // X-Mas Time Dub

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MP3: Fort Knox Five – X-mas Dub Time



December 24th, 2009

Merry Christmas

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Redd Foxx – Merry Christmas
Morphine – Sexy Christmas Baby Mine
Neko Case – Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis
Deerhoof – The Little Drummer Boy
White Stripes – Silent Night (Meg White)
Ryan Adams – Hey Parker, It’s Christmas
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Eels – Everything’s Gonna be Cool this Christmas
The Rolling Stones – Cosmic Christmas
Sufjan Stevens – Hey Guys! It’s Christmas Time!
Christmas Island – Bed Island
MGMT – Come On Christmas
The Dirtbombs – My Last Christmas
Merry Christmas



December 23rd, 2009

Rollo & Grady // Best Shows 2009

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Here’s a list of our favorite shows from 2009.

1.) Grizzly Bear – Troubadour, LA (6/20/09)
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Grizzly Bear – While You Wait for the Others (KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic)

2.) King Khan & The Shrines – Emo’s, Austin (3/20/09)

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King Khan & The Shrines – Land of The Freak (Live @ Amoeba – LA)
Rollo & Grady // Best Shows 2009



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December 22nd, 2009

Crocodiles & Dum Dum Girls // Merry Christmas

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MP3: Crocodiles & Dum Dum Girls – Merry Christmas, Baby (Please Don’t Die)

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December 21st, 2009

Rolling Stone Magazine – 25 Best Albums of 2009

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Rolling Stone Magazine – 25 Best Albums of 2009
25 Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, Pt. II
24 Monsters Of Folk – Monsters Of Folk
23 Levon Helm – Electric Dirt
22 Franz Ferdinand – Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
21 Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
20 Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz
19 Bat For Lashes – Two Suns
18 Bob Dylan – Together Through Life
17 Mos Def – The Ecstatic
16 Wilco – Wilco (The Album
15 Girls – Album
14 Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
13 Drake – So Far Gone Mixtape
12 Mastodon – Crack The Skye
11 Pearl Jam – Backspacer
10 Sonic Youth – The Eternal
09 The xx – xx
08 The-Dream – Love Vs. Money
07 Neko Case – Middle Cyclone
06 Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
05 Green Day – 21st Century Breakdown
04 Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3
03 Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
02 Bruce Springsteen – Working On A Dream
01 U2 – No Line ON The Horizon