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jill andrews "sinking ship" for live & breathing

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Jill Andrews – Sinking Ship from Live & Breathing on Vimeo.

this here performance was taped by the folks at live and breathing, a site i had never heard of before up until about an hour ago, but they got a shit load of what seem to be awesome live sessions. this track is from jill”s upcoming release, the mirror, which is due out on 6.7. i was hoping to have a copy of it by now, but was never sent. (sad face, drags branch) (338)

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two new songs from willy vlautin (richmond fontaine)

Posted by gregor on Thursday, May 19th, 2011

hey howdy hi! those first two tracks or actual videos, are from the forthcoming richmond fontaine record, the high country which is due out shortly, i believe. i def know the first one is cause its called “let me dream of the high country” and the second one entitled, “meet me on the logging road” doesnt sound familiar to me, so i can only assume. much thanks to sandy from slowcoustic for bringing this to my attention. if you click that link up a yonder you can download a free richmond fontaine show via their bandcamp site. (312)

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william elliott whitmore: legalize freedom

Posted by gregor on Sunday, May 15th, 2011

happy sunday morning peoples! one record that cant come quick enough is william elliott whitmore’s field songs which is being released by anti on july 12. its the follow up to one of my fave records of 09, animals in the dark. you can read more about the man/release via anti’s site, here. here be the first single from field songs and below that is a demo tape that goes by the name of legalize freedom. buy some whitmore records via amazon

William Elliott Whitmore – Everything Gets Gone by antirecords

1. old 49
2. trespassers will be eaten
3. forgive me
4. diamond in my pocket
5. lonely walk
6. run johnny run
7. shotgun
8. what u do
9. oh susanna
10. one glass at a time
11. evening

“who stole the soul” off animals in the dark

“dry” off song of the blackbird
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superchunk "crossed wires" video

Posted by gregor on Friday, April 15th, 2011

fucking pitchfork…. (290)

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stephen colbert and the roots "friday"

Posted by gregor on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

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strand of oaks "bonfire" on hear ya'

Posted by gregor on Sunday, March 27th, 2011

Strand Of Oaks – “Bonfire” – HearYa Live Session 10/3/10 from HearYa.com on Vimeo.

the entire strand of oaks hear ya session is going live this week, but they were kind enough to grace us with a little taste of said session. sounds amazing… (244)

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lucero live at the echoplex for last call with carson daly

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

when the hell did this happen? (287)

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the 4onthefloor at cafe prytania, new orleans, tonight

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

the 4onthefloor are playing here in new orleans this fine evening, and if i was such a wishy washy homebody i would definitely be hitting it up. they’re touring in support of their april 4 release, 4×4. i have not heard the new the record, but from what i can tell they’re right up my alley. also, i have not been to cafe prytania as of yet, but judging by these songs, it should be loud as hell – hope they have a good sound man. both songs are from said upcoming release.

bricklayer
lionhearted

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neko case for couch by couchwest and 826 national

Posted by gregor on Thursday, March 17th, 2011

[quicktime]http://captainsdead.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Neko_Case_Favorite_JasonCrepsPhotography.mov[/quicktime]

not going to muddy up this with a lot of words, but merely give ya the facts. neko was kind enough to submit a performance of “favorite” for couch by couchwest, but also wanted to let everyone know about raffle she has going on that benefits 826 national. details are below, but today is the last day to get your tickets. make sure you check out the auction site, linked below, and all the good work 826 national does, also linked below. btw, she’s raffling off the very same cougar that appeared on the cover of her most excellent, middle cyclone.


mercury cougar-rama muscle car- ‘splosion!

win neko’s 1967 mercury cougar and a trillion more amazing prizes while helping kids become great writers!

ticket on sale one last day!
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check out prizes here!

check out what 826national does for kids here

hotline! call now to buy your ticket! 415-730-7526 (1172)

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couch by couchwest: the movement

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

so south by southwest has apparently started, or at least thats what the folks on twitter and my calendar is telling me. well, yours truly, and a shit load of other awesome folks are not at sxsw, even though i know i would love to be, but it just wasnt meant to be. anyway, the couch by couchwest movement is for those of us that cant be at sxsw, but the beer is cheaper, the crowds are non-existent and theres never a line for the bathroom. couchwest, can be found here. we’re looking for artists who may or may not be attending the fest to record themselves performing one of their songs, or any song, on their couch. just upload it to youtube, and contact me or submit it over at the cxcw tumblr site. my submission is up there… i dont do a great job at faking it, i know…. (861)

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