Friday, January 25, 2008

NEWSLETTER from CMJ: Vineland Fest Called Off; Scarlett Lost In Waits Translations;


VINELAND FESTIVAL POSTPONED UNTIL '09 Vineland Festival, the new outdoor music festival originally scheduled to... (more)
DON'T FORGET TO FLOSSTRADAMUS Chicago-based DJ duo Flosstradamus have announced they're trading in sweaty... (more)
THRICE SETS FIRE TO 'EARTH AND AIR' While everyone else is doing taxes, Thrice will issue The Alchemy Index, Vols. III... (more)
PEGASUSES XL ROCKET INTO 'THE ANTIPHON' Athens, Georgia-based collective Pegasuses XL have been holed up... (more)
SCARLETT JOHANSSON'S MUSIC FEVER Heartthrob Scarlett Johansson may be better known for her acting career, but we'll... (more)
GAHAN POURS A 'GLASS' OF REMIXES Dave Gahan's second solo album, Hourglass, trafficked in dark themes and... (more)
THE BOAT PEOPLE WIN THIS WEEK'S SONICBIDS SPOTLIGHT The Boat People are the winners of this week's CMJ... (more)


BABY DEE
Safe Inside The Day
The music of transgendered performance artist, former sideshow entertainer and classically trained harpist Baby Dee is, admittedly, an acquired taste. Not everyone is ready for her shabbily graceful collection of (mostly) dusty torch songs. The heartrending pianos might be too nakedly emotional, the orchestral arrangements... (more)

DOWNLOAD "The Only Bones That Show"





"We got more than a couple e-mails explicitly citing The O.C. as first exposure. And there were no cries of 'sell out.'" (more)



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COME BACK TO SAN FRANCISCO, IT REALLY IS THAT PRETTY The Magnetic Fields must have been in some serious... (more)
HEY, WHAT'S WRONG WITH L.A.? There’s much more than meets the eye in L.A. Some refer to it as a concrete jungle of sorts... (more)
FOXY SHAZAM | KNITTING FACTORY | JANUARY 22, 2008 Channeling Queen, Andrew WK, and a host of others... (more)
GANG | EUROPA | JANUARY 20, 2008 On Sunday night, the energetic electro-dance group Gang opened up for Tay Zonday... (more)







Which of these Downtown Diversions cities has the best live music?

Miami
Boston
Chicago
New Orleans
San Francisco
Atlanta








RELEASE DATE
ARTIST
ALBUM
LABEL
01.29.08 ABLE BAKER FOX Voices Second Nature

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Scream Aim Fire Zomba

CHEB I SABBAH Devotion Six Degrees

CHRIS WALLA Field Manual Barsuk

DUB TRIO Another Sound Is Dying Ipecac

EMIGRATE Emigrate Strictly Rhythm

GHISLAIN POIRIER No Ground Under Ninja Tune

HELIO SEQUENCE Keep Your Eyes Ahead Sub Pop

HUMAN BELL Human Bell Thrill Jockey

IDA Lovers Prayers Polyvinyl

LOUIS XIV Slick Dogs And Ponies Atlantic

MARS VOLTA The Bedlam In Goliath Universal

NEMETH Film Thrill Jockey

RADAR BROS. Auditorium Merge

SHACKELTONS The Shackeltons Loveless

SHELBY LYNNE Just A Little Lovin Lost Highway

SONS AND DAUGHTERS This Gift Domino

SSM Break Your Arm For Evolution Alive

TAB THE BAND Pulling Out Just Enough To Win North Street

THAO NGUYEN We Brave Bee Stings And All Kill Rock Stars

XIU XIU Women As Lovers Kill Rock Stars

YOAV Charmed And Strange Verve Forecast

1 comment:

Hess said...

Emigrate is on Motor/Pilgrim
http://www.amazon.com/Emigrate/dp/B0010ZQZEO/ref=pd_bbs_sr_4?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1201741466&sr=8-4