The Thermals kicked off the brand new Noisevox site this June with four live tunes and a set of interviews.
Noisevox is a new live music site, focused mainly on indie rock and they’ve come out of the gate with an impressive array of weekly live performances within that genre with Animal Collective and Moby headlining a few of the June shows. In this episode, Dan Deacon runs through a bunch of tunes and chats with Noisevox. You can get to the interviews here, but the songs are below.
Japandroids recently played a live set at Pianos in NYC and the proceedings were caught on film by Noisemakers on Noisevox. The band runs through four of their tunes here: “Heart Sweats”, “Rockers East Vancouver”, “Young Hearts Spark Fire”, and “No Allegiance to the Queen”.
Two years after Beth Arentsen debuted her solo album, Sap (2007), the NYC-based singer-songwriter is preparing a follow-up EP entitled Nicer. The six-song set, produced by Arentsen with Lenae Harris and mixed by Eric Yoder, will drop next month and feature all new original material, including “Gossip Queen”, “Earthquake”, and “He Knows (My Heart)”.
This summer, Arentsen has debuted many of the new songs in a series of concerts held throughout New York entitled HopeStock: Music to Bailout Your Soul. Presented by Nona Hendryx and Spirit Sings, the next HopeStock show is slated for Sunday, July 26th at S.O.B.‘s in lower Manhattan and will feature a roster of artists that includes Arentsen, along with Maya Azucena, Bobby Long, iLLspoKinN (of Spokinn Movement), and a special appearance by Nona Hendryx with her band of Gypsies. At the show, Arentsen will also reunite with her former bass player in P-1, Tim Deuchler, along with her trio members Lenae Harris (cello) and Brian Wolfe (drums).
Later in August, Beth Arentsen will open for Ari Hest at Comcast Songwriters in the Park in Red Bank, NJ.
In this clip, Arentsen sings “He Knows (My Heart)” from a recent, sold-out appearance at Joe’s Pub in NYC.
For more information, visit www.myspace.com/betharentsen.