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RANDOM STABBINGS & ARTLESS CRITIQUE, JULY 2009

UFO, The Visitor (SPV Records) In this installment of SPV Records’s continuing missionary expedition to find survivors of the shredder and power-metal eras and throw them some studio time, we find UFO alive and well to a degree.   The hate-fights between current singer Phil Mogg and ex-guitarist/band-drunkard Michael Schenker long consigned to the gossip…

DAUGHTRY HEADS BACK TO CLUBS

Daughtry is headed back to clubs for a short tour in August.   The 13-date run kicks off August 2nd at the House of Blues in Orlando, Florida and wraps up August 22nd   at Pure in Las Vegas.   Tickets go on sale July 11th.   The band’s new album, Leave This Town, hits…

A.A. BONDY TO RELEASE WHEN THE DEVIL’S LOOSE

A.A. Bondy’s sophomore album, When The Devil’s Loose, will be released September 1, 2009 on Fat Possum. Recorded primarily in Water Valley, MS in April and May, When The Devil’s Loose expands upon the stripped-down and haunting sound of his debut album, American Hearts.   A full band now accompanies him on most tracks, lending…

FRANK TURNER TO SUPPORT THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM ON FALL TOUR

English folk-punk singer-songwriter Frank Turner will tour the US with The Gaslight Anthem this fall in support of his forthcoming album, Poetry of the Deed, due out in September.   In anticipation of the new album, Epitaph Records/Xtra Mile will be reissuing Turner’s critically acclaimed album Love Ire & Song on July 21.    …

Gilson, Lampiao

Whether you’re looking to entertain your guests for a dinner party or have a romantic evening with your significant other, Gilson Schachnik has you covered with Lampiao.   Gilson brings you the vibrant sounds from Brazil along with heavy doses of jazz, pop and even some funk.   Gilson provides elements from traditional Brazilian music…

TRACY CHAPMAN REVEALS SUMMER SCHEDULE

Elektra recording artist Tracy Chapman has unveiled an extensive slate of summer concert dates, her first full-scale North American itinerary in over three years.   The tour — which celebrates the multi-platinum, four-time Grammy-winner’s acclaimed 2008 release, “OUR BRIGHT FUTURE” — will hit the road on July 31st at Boston’s House of Blues.   From…

ASHER ROTH ANNOUNCES THE GREAT HANGOVER TOUR WITH KID CUDI THIS SUMMER

Asher Roth, the Morrisville, PA-born star, is heading out on his first headlining US tour this July alongside fellow peer and Universal Motown labelmate Kid Cudi.   Titling their crusade The Great Hangover Tour, Roth & Cudi are teaming up with B.O.B, 88 Keys, and Pac Div for a 19-date cross-country tour kicking off July…

Foster McGinty, Peach Red

This band is made up of Foster McGinty on guitar & vocals, voices and sound effects, Trifon Dimitrov on electric bass, David Butler on drums & percussion and Doran Danoff on organ & wurlitzer.   This record can be characterized as creative rock ‘n’ roll in the sense that classic rock meets a new age…

STOLI HEARS ADRIAN EMBERLEY AND LOVES IT

My next guest is a female musician by the name of Adrian Emberley. There is so much that I like about her that we had to get her on ‘Skoped Out.’ First of all she is a product of Berklee College of Music here in Boston. She also put out an EP last year named,…

MUTEMATH MOBILE LISTENING PARTY TO BEGIN THIS JULY

In a unique move to allow their fans the chance to hear their entire new album, ARMISTICE, in advance of street date, MUTEMATH has devised an intrepid plan to bring the music to the streets of your city via bus for a Mobile Listening Party (MMLP). These special events will begin July 6, leading up…

The Sue Menhart Band, Gypsy Soul

This record is so quick and punchy; seems it’s over before it’s even begun!   Not necessarily a bad approach for The Sue Menhart Band as they show a quick pace can actually work sometimes.   The end result is just a fun/rockin’ EP that can relate to many people as well as offer a…

Groove Kings, Blood Red

Howard Forman jammin’ away on guitar and Irene Marc belting out the vocals make up the heart and soul of Groove Kings.   These two musicians seem to have a special connection when it comes to creating a musical groove.   The combo between Forman’s precision on guitar stacked with Marc’s passion at the mic…

CHRIS ISAAK UPCOMING SUMMER TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

Chris Isaak and his longtime Silvertone band are about to embark on a 32-city Summer tour across the US beginning July 10th in Council Bluffs, Iowa in support of his new “Mr. Lucky” CD, it was confirmed today by Reprise Records. There will also be some preliminary shows in California in May prior to the…

THE STEPS OFFER FIRST SINGLE “COLD FLOORS”

On July 21, Austin rockers The Steps will release Take It All In, produced by Chris “Frenchie” Smith (JET, Dandy Warhols, Explosions in the Sky).   The EP distills the band’s 60’s influenced garage rock to its most potent and frenetic form.

The Black Crowes, Warpaint Live

Often the main benefit of the live album is its ability to capture a dynamic that is either lost in post-production studio work or overlooked all together. The raw, organic sound, the tendency for improvisation and the extended play times of the tracks are live disc staples and none are lost on The Black Crowes…

Lee Villaire, Blonde Intuition & Other Good Voodoo

To first set the record straight, the artist formerly known as Lee Villenueve now goes by Lee Villaire.   For Villaire, the new name just has a better ring to it and is a lot easier to pronounce.   The new record features 13 songs that are solely written by Villaire herself with the exception…

TAKING BACK SUNDAY SET TO RELEASE NEW AGAIN JUNE 2ND / DATES

Taking Back Sunday are set to release their new album on June 2nd, 2009 on Warner Bros. Records. The album, entitled New Again, was recorded in New York City with producer David Kahne, whose production credits include Paul McCartney, The Strokes and Sublime. Headline Dates: 5/19- Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue 5/20- Milwaukee, WI –…

DRUMS OF DEATH US DATES WITH PEACHES

Drums of Death came to be after an encounter with a dark priest on a sorrowful night in Haiti. A musician known as Colin Bailey emerged from this near fatal encounter as you see him now: dark, dishevelled and disfigured. Cursed by magick, Bailey’s heart was cut out and as he lay on the brink…

Lucia Seas, Keep The Drive Alive

Lucia Seas is coming from the land of The Bronx Bombers with a new studio release titled Keep The Drive Alive.   The new record caters to ALL people and stresses positivity even during hard times.   Besides Keeping The Drive Alive, Keep The Hope Alive & Keep The Dreams Alive are also underlying themes…

THREE AUDIO STREAMS FROM ‘CLASSIC SINATRA II’

On June 2, Capitol/EMI Records and Frank Sinatra Enterprises will release Classic Sinatra II, the long-awaited follow-up to the double platinum Classic Sinatra released in 2000. Featuring 20 classic recordings spanning from 1954 to 1961, the CD also offers a previously unreleased recording.  

PASTE OFFERS WILD LIGHT REMIX “LAWLESS RIVER”

Click below to listen to the the Bodega Girls’ Remix of “Lawless River” from Wild Light. If you like it, keep it! If you’ve been reading our magazine, you know Paste staffers caught Wild Light Fever some time ago. Turns out, it’s spreading. The quartet hit the road with The Killers last month, and the…

PRIMAL SCREAM TO GO DIGITAL ONLY ON NEW ALBUM

‘BEAUTIFUL FUTURE’ is Primal Scream’s ninth studio album. The bulk of the album was produced by Björn Yttling [Peter, Björn and John] and Paul Epworth (Bloc Party). The album features guest collaborations from Lovefoxx of CSS, Josh Homme from Queens Of the Stone Age and folk legend Linda Thompson. As you would expect from one…

Mike Clinco, Neon

Composer and jazz guitar extraordinaire Mike Clinco certainly has a passion for melodies, which is evident throughout all of the tracks on Neon. An impressive musician in his own right, he assembled an extraordinary band for this project that transforms smooth, often deceptively simple melodies into a treat for the ear. Regardless of whether or…

SUGAR RAY IS BACK WITH ALBUM & TOUR

“MUSIC FOR COUGARS,” the long-awaited new cd by multi-platinum rockers Sugar Ray, is set for release on July 21st.   The band will debut the music for new label home Pulse/Universal/Fontana. This is the sixth release for the Southern California-based quintet whose career has been marked by sales of over 12 million cds and a…

BONERAMA RELEASE FIRST EVER STUDIO RECORDING “HARD TIMES” / DATES

Seasoned with unrivaled soul that only native New Orleans’ artists can boast, Bonerama spins a three-trombone frontline into heavy hitting rock ‘n’ funk.   In celebration of New Orleans’ famous Jazz & Heritage Festival, where the band will perform this Saturday on the Gentilly Stage, Bonerama is releasing their first ever studio recording, “Hard Times”…

Kicksville, The Singles – Season 1

Welcome to Kicksville. Your tour will last roughly an hour and will consist of an episodic journey into a genre-bending society. Before diving into Kicksville’s The Singles — Season 1, take a look at the art inside the CD booklet. Each track has a corresponding cover by illustrator Andy Ewen, with the recurring themes of…