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by Jessy Krupa

7 Mar 2011


August 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month full of teen talent and TV events.

The Jonas Brothers open their “Live in Concert” tour featuring Demi Lovato and other co-stars from the Camp Rock movies. The tour is considered unsuccessful, as cancellations due to weather and low ticket sales cut into profits.

 

by Timothy Gabriele

7 Mar 2011


If hypnagogic’s tape culture has a vinyl-only house-oriented equivalent, it’s Brooklyn-based Future Times Records. Their latest psychedelic pacakage by Protect-U is no exception. It’s one part Stan Brahkage and one part Light Brite. And the music’s pretty great too.

by Josh Antonuccio

4 Mar 2011


“We expect that Spotify will launch in the United States in the next few months.” Sound familiar? How about, “We are confident that Spotify will launch by the end of the year”? Whether it’s a Daniel Ek keynote speech at South by Southwest or some other Spotify spokesperson speaking to the press, the promise of certain arrival of Spotify in the U.S. has been regurgitated again and again, with few results, much to the chagrin of techies and music lovers in the United States. 

For over three years now, U.S. music consumers and fans have been left to salivate while over 16 million European users have been freely enjoying one of the greatest music apps on the planet. As each year passes, devotees in the U.S. silently wonder, “will this be the year that Spotify finally comes to America?” Well, as it is shaping up, 2011 might finally be that year.

by Eric Allen Been

4 Mar 2011


For the next six weeks, My Morning Jacket will be counting down to their sixth studio album entitled Circuital by releasing six free downloads on their website. The first five will be live songs from the band’s October 2010 residency at New York’s Terminal 5. On April 12th, the sixth and final offering will be a studio track from Circuital

You can download the first song, which is a live performance of “Butch Cassidy” from the MMJ’s 1999 album The Tennessee Fire, via the widget below or through the band’s website. Also below is the band’s confirmed tour dates and a YouTube clip of a live performance of the song entitled “Circuital”. 

 

by J.C. Sciaccotta

3 Mar 2011


To celebrate the release of their latest LP, Little Me Will Start a Storm, Portland’s acclaimed chamber-pop sextet Loch Lomond have delivered a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s classic Rumours album cut, “The Chain”. It’s more or less a straight cover, arrangement and all, but a welcome one. The band has a few remaining dates on their Northwest US tour, but plans are currently in the works for a more extensive tour this May.

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