• Sep 18 2012

    M83 Recorded Live At The Nine Thirty Club

    By Myles Crawley

    Currently streaming on NPR is a stunning live recording from the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. of French producer Anthony Gonzalez, aka M83. The band is currently on tour throughout the US (see below for dates).Their show is edgy and well crafted. The production is first rate and the musicianship displayed by the band is nothing short of phenomenal.

    Apr 11 2011

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Kicks off National Headlining Tour

    Detroit indie-pop duo Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. will kick off a headlining national tour in May behind their anticipated full-length debut, It’s A Corporate World, set for a June 7 release through Quite Scientific Records. The band has offered the first single off the album, “Morning Thought” for free download in exchange for an email address on the band’s website. Before touring with Tapes ‘N Tapes and playing several well-received SXSW ’11 sets in March, the band had the opportunity to stop by KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic for a live session. Watch their performance on NPR below as they play “Simple Girl“.

    On Saturday April 16, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. will appear at UHF Music Hall in Royal Oak in support of Record Store Day. Their acoustic set is scheduled at 5pm. The band will also play an exclusive benefit show for Detroit’s NPR affiliate, WDET on Friday April 22, at the Crofoot Ballroom.

    Mar 9 2010

    Album Review – Gorillaz “Plastic Beach”

    By: Daniel Ucko

    Virtual band Gorillaz releases its first album in five years Tuesday, just in time to transfix listeners before a headlining gig on the third day of Coachella in April. “Plastic Beach“, the third studio album from co-creators Daman Albarn and Jamie Hewlett is equally exotic, interesting, refreshing and weird. And you can stream the whole thing right now on NPR by clicking here.