Monthly Archives: May 2010

Jalin Roze w/ Dat Boi Dunn & Goodbar – Live from the 502 Remix

Here’s the brand new remix of “Live from the 502” from Jalin Roze featuring Skyscraper Stereo’s Dat Boi Dunn and Goodbar. Get it here. Thanks to SavingOurStyle. —Damien McPherson

Villebillies Post ‘Beast’ for free download

While the guys continue to write and record for their upcoming album, Villebillies decided to post their last long player, From The Belly of The Beast, for free download. This will only be up for a short while, so get it while it’s here. —Damien McPherson

Yim Yames, John Prine on Letterman May 26

John Prine and My Morning Jacket’s Yim Yames will perform for the first time May 26 on the “Late Show with David Letterman.” 11:35 p.m. EST, 10:35 p.m. CST. My Morning Jacket recorded Prine’s “All the Best” for Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine, out June 22 on Oh Boy. This celebration […]

Code Red, “Don’t Take Me Away”

Code Red debuts their first single from upcoming “Commercial Break,” available June 1 via iTunes. “Don’t Take Me Away” features the always impressive Soul River Brown on the hook.

The Roots & Yim Yames, “Dear God 2.0”

While Mat and I seethe with jealousy, the results of Jim James‘ collaboration with The Roots leaked late on Friday, as the single to The Roots’ latest, How I Got Over, due June 22. The song is a remake of sorts of the Monsters of Folk opener “Dear God” (the 1.0 is implied). —Damien McPherson […]

Jeffree Star

When I say that Jeffree Star’s “2 DRUNK 2 FUCK” tour is an assault on the senses, I don’t want it to seem like a bad thing. Not out of hand, that is. Have you fully considered this opportunity to be shaken out the gender-identity doldrums? Jeffree is simply an acquired distaste — and he […]

LEO Music ’Cast: Craig Wagner

Fingerstyle guitarist Craig Wagner has been a featured soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, played New Orleans Jazz Fest, spent the last 10 years as one-third of progressive jazz ensemble The Java Men, and collaborated with Liberation Prophecy. His new solo album is due later this year, and as an instructor, he’s passing on his […]

Foxy Shazam tours with Hole

Foxy Shazam has just booked the opening slot on Hole’s “Nobody’s Daughter” tour stops sans Courtney July 10 at Forecastle 9 in Waterfront Park with newly announced headliner Devo. Foxy Shazam is in stores now. —Damien McPherson June 22 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA June 23 – House of Blues – Boston, MA June 25 – Wellmont Thatre – […]

Yim Yames joins Ben Sollee, Daniel Martin Moore for “Appalachian Voices”

Yim Yames is stepping out from behind the producer’s chair to join Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore for a southeast tour. The three collaborated on Dear Companion, an ode to Appalachia that puts the fight against mountaintop removal front and center. “Appalachian Voices: Live On Stage” begins July 22 with at Lexington Opera House […]

Nappy Roots, “Ride” on MTVu

They aren’t resting for a minute. After debuting their mixtape last week, and a video for P.O.N., NR debuts the “official video” for “Ride,” off their upcoming “Pursuit of Nappyness.”