2010年12月11日 星期六

Paul McCartney pays tribute to Lennon

Paul McCartney was on Jimmy Fallon the other day, a special interview and performance of the song "Here Today" as a  rememberance of John. What's more, Paul sang the original lyrics of "Yesterday" that is called "Scrambled Eggs"!


2010年12月7日 星期二

Mondo Amore

Over 3 years of waiting, Nicole Atkins is finally back with her second album Mondo Amore.“This is the record I’ve been wanting to make since I was 12,” says Nicole Atkins. “It has so many layers, it’s able to do whatever it wants without defining itself as one thing.” Her love for classic, layering of instrument and powerful vocal made her first album Neptune City one of my favorite album that year, after changing her band members a few years ago, I'm looking forward to the sound she's gonna bring us this time. The new album will be release on Jan 25,2011. And she will also be playing at Bowery Ballroom on Feb 9. 

'Mondo Amore' Track List:
1. 'Vultures'
2. 'Cry Cry Cry'
3. 'Hotel Plaster'
4. 'You Come to Me'
5. 'My Baby Don't Lie'
6. 'This Is for Love'
7. 'You Were the Devil'
8. 'War Is Hell'
9. 'Heavy Boots'
10. 'The Tower'

cheers

2010年12月6日 星期一

NME's Top 50 albums of 2010

Actually NMe listed top 75 (with pictures!), but I'm only gonna post the top 50s.

50 Frightened Rabbit – The Winter of Mixed Drinks
49 Surfer Blood – Astro Coast
48 My Chemical Romance – Danger Days
47 Pulled Apart By Horses – Pulled Apart By Horses
46 Paul Weller – Wake Up The Nation
45 Four Tet – There Is Love In You
44 Manic Street Preachers – Postcards From A Young Man
43 Everything Everything – Man Alive
42 Mystery Jets – Serotonin
41 Steve Mason – Boys Outside
40 Sleigh Bells – Treats
39 Magnetic Man – Magnetic Man
38 Big Boi – Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty
37 Lonelady – Nerve Up
36 Hurts – Happiness
35 Glasser – Ring
34 Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
33 Marina And The Diamonds – The Family Jewels
32 Islet – Wimmy
31 Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles
30 Klaxons – Surfing The Void
29 No Age – Everything In Between
28 New Young Pony Club – The Optimist
27 Best Coast – Crazy For You
26 Les Savy Fav – Root For Ruin
25 Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo
24 Vampire Weekend – Contra
23 Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today
22 Swans – My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky
21 Janelle Monae – The ArchAndroid
20 Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest
19 MGMT – Congratulations
18 Warpaint – The Fool
17 Factory Floor – Untitled
16 Grinderman – Grinderman 2
15 Yeasayer – Odd Blood
14 The Fall – Your Future, Our Clutter
13 Gayngs – Relayted
12 Caribou – Swim
11The National – High Violet
10 The Drums – The Drums
09 Liars – Sisterworld
08 Salem – King Night
07 Zola Jesus – Stridulum II
06 Foals – Total Life Forever
05 Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can
04 LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening
03 Beach House – Teen Dream
02 Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
01 These New Puritans – Hidden


Basically, I agree with their choices. It's just very NME!

Coldplay - Christmas Lights

2010年11月10日 星期三

Bring The Light


Beady Eye - aka, Oasis without Noel - released a new song called 'Bring The Light' yesterday.Well, I like this kind of tunes but I still want some witty and charming lyrics that only Noel can write; I've always hoped that Noel might just need a little break from his kid brother, but now the break has taken so long I'm not surpursed if Noel release his own solo album!
You can download this track from Beady Eye website.

2010年11月4日 星期四

Time of My Life

Patrick Wolf is back, with the second half of his project. The first part The Bachelor was out in 2009, with this second half still-untitled album at wrok, Wolf made this minimalist video of the song Time of My Life. In deed this sounds more optimistic and happy compare to the songs in The Bachelor, but what I can't wait to see is the  more enchanting video with those Wolf's signature mesmerizing visual stimulation.

Down By the Water


The Decemberistsis are giving out a new song "Down By The Water" from their new album!


                       
The new album The King Is Dead will be out 1/18, 2011

2010年10月23日 星期六

Whip My Hair

You've probably already heard this a billion times, but Willo Smith's new song and video is really addictive! And Willo is a good singer, since she's only 9. I can't even recall what I was doing I was 9!

Mark Ronson covers Arcade Fire

The other day, Mark Ronosn was on BBC radio 1 Jo Whiley's show, he declared his love for Arcade Fire's new album and covered the song "We used to wait." His version is more simple and straight forward; I still like the original one better though, but I really appreciate their cover version and hopefully helped promote The Suburbs!

2010年10月18日 星期一

2010年10月17日 星期日

Na Na Na

Looks like MCR is into another kind of cosplay right now, at least they're still sticking to the concpet album thing.

Sounds interesting, but I'm not thrilled about it. Nov. 22 we'll see.

Holy Fuck - Red Lights

For all the cat lovers out there

2010年10月13日 星期三

Warpaint - Undertow

Warpaint is releasing their debut album The Fool on October 25. I saw them live the other week and I have to say they're a really good live band, the instrumental construction and each members' role in the band is very interesting. They can be soft, explosive and even gone to the extreme; the music is fresh and intricate. I'm really looking forward to the new album.

The xx on Jimmy Kimmel

2010年10月8日 星期五

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West finally annouced the title of this new album:
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
It will be out on 11/22.
And he also released a tailer for his video "Runaway"

Well...this is deep. So deep that I have no idea what it can be. 

2010年9月26日 星期日

LennonNYC

Went to see the documentary LennonNYC yesterday, at NYFF. Its' the world premiere of the film, many of John's old band mates and producers were there - and of course Yoko was there.The film documented the 10 years of John's post-Beatles life in NYC with Yoko, his fights for peace and the right to stay in the country that he truly feels at home -the United States. With each recording sessions, there was a story behind the songs and John's motivation; so many of the studio recordings and personal footages featured in the film were shown to the public for the first time. The chronological timeline help clear up many of my confusions over the years, and once again, John's mind and his music touched me just like they did 15 years ago. Before this film, I didn't really know Yoko that well, now I truly admire her as an artist, a woman and the wife of the most incredible man that ever lived.
Living in the city where John dearly loved, I cannot fathom how deep this means to me. I was changed because of his music, now I'm about to go through more changes in the city that changed John's life.

2010年9月19日 星期日

Disorder

The crazy New York Fashion Week is over and I had the privilege to be a very small part of it. New location, new tent and to me, a totally new experience. "New York is the center of Fashion," that's what people says and I couldn't agree more. The love-hate relationships of the life in the City started to grow on me and at times just the thought of "being here" overwhelmed me. I've been to some concerts, some film festivals and was exposed to many of my favorite things I called my life; To me, Fashion and music come together and I often randomly choose a song as the theme of my style-of-the-day. Apart from The Strokes' after party gig for Tommy Hilfiger, I've heard some songs during runway show that reminds me of a certain time in my life. So glad I'm here.

Blonde Redhead - "Not Getting There"

2010年9月13日 星期一

Florence And The Machine - "Heavy In Your Arms"

I have no idea Florence is big here in the US before I saw last night's VMA performance!

2010年9月9日 星期四

Write About Love

You can download a new Belle And Sebastian song from their new album "Write About Love" by signing up for the newsletter, the link is below:



"Write About Love" will be out October 25th.

2010年9月6日 星期一

2010年9月5日 星期日

John Lennon reissue albums on 70th birthday

On October 4, the 70th birthday of John Lennon, an collection of the digitally remastered Lennon albums will be released. Apart from the studio albums, there will also be a "stripped" version of the Double Fantasy, which is overseen by Yoko Ono. 
You can see the details here, and go back to check furthur releasing updates!

Chris Martin sings for Apple

Coldplay's frontman Chris Martin played a special small gig at the lastest Apple's Keynote. He debute the new song "Wedding Bells."
 

VH1 selected top 100 Greatest Artists of all time

 VH1 selected their pick of the top 100 greatest artists of all time, nor a surprising list.

100 Alicia Keys
99 Hall & Oates
98 Depeche Mode
97 Pretenders
96 Journey
95 OutKast
94 Mariah Carey
93 Pearl Jam
92 LL Cool J
91 Green Day
90 Elvis Costello
89 Beastie Boys
88 Bee Gees
87 George Michael
86 N.W.A.
85 The Band
84 Curtis Mayfield
83 Earth, Wind and Fire
82 Steely Dan
81 ABBA
80 Mary J. Blige
79 Eminem
78 Judas Priest
77 Lynyrd Skynyrd
76 Run-D.M.C.
75 Rush
74 The Cure
73 Van Morrison
72 Janis Joplin
71 R.E.M.
70 Def Leppard
69 Tupac Shakur
68 Otis Redding
67 Coldplay
66 Justin Timberlake
65 The Doors
64 Talking Heads
63 Notorious B.I.G.
62 Genesis
61 Cream
60 Whitney Houston
59 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
58 Cheap Trick
57 Iggy & The Stooges
56 KISS
55 Peter Gabriel
54 Public Enemy
53 Little Richard
52 Beyoncé
51 Billy Joel
50 Sade
49 Parliament-Funkadelic
48 Rage Against The Machine
47 Jay-Z
46 Ramones
45 Al Green
44 Joni Mitchell
43 Ray Charles
42 Metallica
41 Van Halen
40 The Police
39 The Kinks
38 Sly & The Family Stone
37 Fleetwood Mac
36 Paul McCartney
35 Johnny Cash
34 Tina Turner
33 Guns N’ Roses
32 Black Sabbath
31 John Lennon
30 Aerosmith
29 Radiohead
28 Elton John
27 Aretha Franklin
26 Neil Young
24 The Velvet Underground
25 Chuck Berry
23 AC/DC
22 The Clash
21 Bruce Springsteen
20 Marvin Gaye
19 U2
18 Pink Floyd
17 Queen
16 Madonna
15 The Beach Boys
14 Nirvana
13 The Who
12 David Bowie
11 Bob Marley
10 Stevie Wonder
09 James Brown
08 Elvis Presley
07 Prince
06 Jimi Hendrix
05 Rolling Stones
04 Led Zeppelin
03 Michael Jackson
02 Bob Dylan
01 The Beatles

2010年8月29日 星期日

Rolling Stone: Top 100 Beatles Songs


In the lastest issue of Rolling Stone, the picked their choice of Top 100 Beatles Songs, the Top 10 list are are like this:

01 “A Day in the Life”
02 “I Want to Hold Your Hand”
03 “Strawberry Fields Forever”
04 “Yesterday”
05 “In My Life”
06 “Something”
07 “Hey Jude”
08 “Let It Be”
09 “Come Together”
10 “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”

As a die-hard Beatles fans, my choices always changes according to my mood or just the time of the day. Though these kind of chartis a good for the new fans to know what songs they could target as an intro the Beatles-mania.

Interpol - Barricade


Interpol's self titled studio album out next week, can't wait!!

2010年8月19日 星期四

2010年8月16日 星期一

Two Door Cinema Club

Two Door Cinema Club is a band from Ireland, what I love about them is partly the dance-y music but most of all because of their fummy music videos. It's pretty apparent that they are fan of the visual stimulating arts. I was blown away by this video:


Heard that they're on tour in the UK right now, I wonder if their live performance can be this mesmerizing!

2010年8月4日 星期三

Jonsi - "Animal Arithmetic"


Finally I've got the chance to see Jonsi in November!

2010年7月21日 星期三

Klaxons - Echoes

Arcade Fire to braodcast their MSG concert

Arcade Fire is going to stream their August 5th Madison Square Garden concert live on Youtube! I'm not especially thrilled with this news because I'll be there, live in MSG! 

Mercury 2010 shortlist

It's this time of the year again!
Mercury Prize annouced its shotrlist for 2010

Dizzee Rascal – Tongue N’ Cheek (4/1)
The xx – xx (4/1)
Paul Weller – Wake Up the Nation (6/1)
Corinne Bailey Rae – The Sea (6/1)
Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More (6/1)
Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can (6/1)
Foals – Total Life Forever (8/1)
Wild Beasts – Two Dancers (8/1)
Biffy Clyro – Only Revolutions (8/1)
Villagers – Becoming a Jackal (10/1)
Kit Downes Trio – Golden (10/1)
I Am Kloot – Sky at Night (10/1)

The award ceromony will be held on September 7th.

2010年7月12日 星期一

2010年7月4日 星期日

2010年6月30日 星期三

The Dead Weather - Blue Blood Blues



Where have I seen this before?!

Tokyo Police Club - "Wait Up" @ Letterman

NPR : Listeners Pick 2010's Best Music (So Far)

NPR's All Songs Considered recently aired the episode where the NPR listeners voted for the Top 50 album of 2010 so far.The listings are as following:


50 David Byrne: Here Lies Love
49 Bettye LaVette: Interpretations: The British Songbook
48 Laura Marling: I Speak Because I Can
47 Sade: Soldier Of Love
46 Corinne Bailey Rae: The Sea
45 Kings Go Forth: Outsiders Are Back
44 Quasi: American Gong
43 Owen Pallett: Heartland
42 Erykah Badu: New Amerykah Pt. 2, Return Of The Ankh
41 Ratatat: LP4
40 The Flaming Lips: Dark Side Of The Moon
39 Blitzen Trapper: Destroyer Of The Void
38. Four Tet: There Is Love In You
37 Laura Veirs: July Flame
36 Jakob Dylan: Women And Country
35 Charlotte Gainsbourg: IRM
34 Freelance Whales: Weathervanes
33 Massive Attack: Heligoland
32 Hold Steady: Heaven Is Whenever
31 Gaslight Anthem: American Slang
30 Crystal Castles: Crystal Castles (II)
29 Dead Weather: Sea Of Cowards
28 Caribou: Swim
27 Dr. Dog: Shame, Shame
26 Surfer Blood: Astro Coast
25 Frightened Rabbit: The Winter Of Mixed Drinks
24 Janelle Monae: The ArchAndroid
23 Josh Ritter: So Runs The World Away
22 Joanna Newsom: Have One On Me
21 MGMT: Congratulations
20 Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings: I Learned The Hard Way
19 Broken Social Scene: Forgiveness Rock Record
18 The Knife: Tomorrow, In A Year
17 Jonsi: Go
16 Band of Horses: Infinite Arms
15 She & Him: Volume Two
14 Flying Lotus: Cosmogramma
13 The New Pornographers: Together
12 Yeasayer: Odd Blood
11 Local Natives: Gorilla Manor
10 Sleigh Bells: Treats
09 Spoon: Transference
08 Mumford And Sons: Sigh No More
07 Beach House: Teen Dream
06 Vampire Weekend: Contra
05 LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening
04 Broken Bells: Broken Bells
03 The Black Keys: Brothers
02 The National: High Violet
01 Gorillaz: Plastic Beach
Listen to the show here.

2010年6月25日 星期五

New Life

Hey guys! Sorry for not posting anything for so long. I've already moved to New York and was all settled. And guess what, I was in line yesterday for the new iPhone 4 which I thought would only take 1-2 hours but ended with four! This is my first iPhone so I'm still trying to make the most of it, this way I can update here whenever i like! Talk to you all later.
cheers

2010年6月16日 星期三

MGMT- It's Working

Klaxons reveals new album cover

My reaction: REALLY?

The new album titled Surfing The Void is out 8/23.

2010年6月14日 星期一

Mark Ronson & The Business INTL - Bang Bang Bang

It's the new Mark Ronson with an insanely catchy tunes and the 80's star track background, what's more, the meaningless French and Japanese! Absolutely love this!

2010年6月11日 星期五

The Strokes secret gig in London

The Strokes played their first gig since 2006 last night in London, under the name Venison. Possibly hinted the forth album is coming soon??

2010年6月7日 星期一

Show your love

Once again I came across this clip on Youtube, which I think is the best video that documented the Beatles mania in the early 60s. Funny moments aside, the way those girls screamed and cried during every seconds of the performance got me thinking--the crowd-surfing dudes nowadays all seems so calm and pulled-together compare to those shrieking girls!


Maybe next time during my favorite band's gig I'll bring a handkerchief and do the same thing.
Oasis? sure, I'll wait till Noel is not angry with his little brother anymore.
cheers.

2010年6月5日 星期六

STARS - Fixed

I can't wait to listen to the new album "The Five Ghosts"!!

Mystery Jets - Dreaming of Another World

2010年6月4日 星期五

The Coral - '1000 Years'


The Coral is about to release their new album Butterfly House on July 12th, check out the promotion video of the first single 1000 Years on NME.

2010年6月2日 星期三

An ordinanry night in June






Minipop
Automatic Love[EP]
Monsters












Fyfe Dangerfield
Fly Yellow Moon
Faster Than the Setting Sun










Karen Elson
The Ghost Who Walks
The Ghost Who Walks







Some albums that I should have noticed a few months ago resurfaced.
With The Dead Weather and Karen Elson's new album, I've been deeply in love with the music genius Jack White all over again(and this is like what, the third time I've said this in a year?).

2010年5月31日 星期一

Charlotte Gainsbourg - Time of the Assassins



After being forced to listen to this song for almost a month, I still love Miss Gainsbourg!

The Suburbs

Arcade Fire is about to release their new album The Suburbs on August 2nd, three years after the successful Neon Bible. Only three tracks has been confirmed and they've just recently reveal the album artworks. You can listen to the title track here or simply search it, they're everywhere since it's the most anticipated album of the year. I already love this song!

2010年5月26日 星期三

Flashover

The british band Klaxons is streaming their new song on the website. The song titled Flashover is the first song we heard from the long awaited second album 'Surfing The Void.' You can listen to it on their website or stream is below.

2010年5月25日 星期二

MUSE - Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever) [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Yeah, I get it, the song is on the new Twilight movie soundtrack. This video would be a lot cooler without the movie clips, I'd love it if there'd only be the three of them...

2010年5月23日 星期日

2010年5月21日 星期五

MUSE - Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)

Muse release thie new song Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever) for the new Twilight saga film.


I guess the songs fits the twilight film concept and the Muse fandome definitly loves it!

2010年5月17日 星期一

Wisdom Tooth

My cheek has been swollen for two days, dame those widsom tooth! Next time when your friends or dentist suggest you to take out the wisdom tooth that's not doing anything to you health and your normal life, then DON'T TAKE THEM OUT. Just give them peace and they're be as nice as your other tooth.





Tegan and Sara
Sainthood
Hell






Foals
Total Life Forever
This Orient








The Dead Weather
Sea of Cowards
Gasoline

2010年5月10日 星期一

I should be glad

All the things I could do had been done, now I'm ready to move to the next level. The big unknown scares the hell out of me, but I'll be ready, for this is my long-awaited future. How many times have I pictured myself living there and staring out the window to see the beautiful cityline? How many nights have I dreamt about going to endless gigs happening around the city? I'll report to you all when I'm there and living the dream, praying that it won't turn into a nightmare.




Camaromance-What Happens Next?








チャットモンチー(Chatmonchy)-やさしさ






cheers!

2010年4月25日 星期日

The xx - Islands

It'a a pretty awesome video, you'll have to watch till the end to see the story.

Broken Social Scene - "Forced to Love" @ Letterman

Broken Social Scene will release their new record "Forgiveness Rock Record " on May 4th.

2010年4月24日 星期六

2010年4月17日 星期六

Morning Benders - "Promises"

From my favorite album of of these few months.

2010年4月11日 星期日

Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You

Back in Feburary, the British artist Lightspeed Champion (aka Devonté Hynes) released his second album Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You after a two year hiatus and throat surgery. Like his first album, Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You is full of catchy melodies and cute lyrics that was woven together with delicately intricate strings -- but without the simplicity and added way too much sophistication. At one time there are moments that are extremly beautiful and others that you really just wanted to flash foward. No denying that Dev have one of the most distingtive voice of the generation but when the instruments become too overwhelming, his voice would lost its peculiarity.

2010年3月28日 星期日

Noel's first post-Oasis gig

Noel Gallagher from Oasis performed live for the first time after the recent spill, for Teenage Cancer Trust in Royal Albert Hal. The setlist is dreamy, he performed many songs that were the Oasis classics and some of his best solo songs. People who got to see this performance is super duper lucky!I'm tearing up just listening to the crowds sings along with 'Don't Go Away.'
SETLIST
01 “It’s Good To Be Free”
02 “Talk Tonight”
03 “Fade Away”
04 “Cast No Shadow”
05 “Half The World Away”
06 “Don’t Go Away”
07 “The Importance Of Being Idle”
08 “Listen Up”
09 “Sad Song”
10 “Wonderwall”
11 “Rockin’ Chair”
12 “Slide Away”
13 “Digsy’s Diner”
14 “Whatever”
15 “The Masterplan”
16 “Married With Children”
17 “Don’t Look Back In Anger”

Don't Go Away


Don't Look Back In Anger

2010年3月23日 星期二

MGMT-Congratulations

People might be a bit disappointed about the fact that, unlike the previous album, MGMT's Congratulations is lack of singles that can stands out like 'KIDS' and 'Electric Feel.' Without the guaranteed popular elements, Congratulations still surprises me with amazing details and fun rythm. The opening song 'It's Working' keeps me wonder if I was really listenign to MGMT, and then the Beatles-like 'Someone's Missing' truly makes the next song 'Flash Delerium' worked and was blown away by the exploding power of the song. Every song seems like a new start and for me it's very MGMT; of course the sound is more mature, and of course it felt a bit different then the first time--maybe less dancey. As one of the most anticipated albums of the year, MGMT's Congratulations is a very pleasant and admirable piece of work.

2010年3月19日 星期五

2010年3月18日 星期四

The Lonely Island

The Lonely Island - consists of the SNL Digital Shorts writers and comedians Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone - release a studio album in Feburary. The collaborations with Jack Black, Norah Jones, Justine Timberlake and Julian Casablancas were all so amazing and hilarious. Now they've made my favorite song in the album into a video!

Boombox (ft. Julian Casablancas)


Fingerless gloves~!

We Are Scientists - Rules Don't Stop

With the budget of a 30 Seconds To Mars clip, the raw fx firepower of James Cameron's Avatar...it still looks good though!

Kate Nash - Do Wah Doo



Kate Nash's new album My Best Friends Is You release on 19 April.

2010年3月13日 星期六

Franz Ferdinand for Lady Dior

Marion Cotillard is the new face of Dior and for the new campaign the fashion house invited Franz Ferdinand to write and performed a new song with her. Marion Cotillard sings and starrs in the music video of 'Eyes of Mars,' but sadly for some reasons , the bands in the video were stand-ins for Franz. Their style would totally fit the video though.

She & Him - In The Sun

So the music video is out! Z is awfulling cute dancing around!

2010年3月9日 星期二

Paul McCartney - (I Want To) Come Home

The song was featured in the film 'Everybody's Fine.'

Talking about the writing process Paul explained, "When I saw the film originally, I was just watching and enjoying it, when at the end I found that the director had, unbeknown to me, put in the place where he wanted the new song another song of mine: 'Let It Be' sung by Aretha Franklin. I kind of left the theatre thinking well, I can't write another 'Le It Be' and I can't sing like Aretha much as I want to, so I might have to pass. But that evening, I came back from dinner and started doodling with some chords and I had an idea and it all grew from there."

2010年3月7日 星期日

2010年2月26日 星期五

jj - let go

'The Ghost That Walks

Karen Elson, a.k.a. Jack White's wife will be releasing an anlbum in the summer that was produced by no other than Jack White himself. You can download a song called "'The Ghost That Walks" on her website and see the live video for the song.

Atoms For Peace



Atoms For Peace is the name of Radiohead's frontman Thom Yorke's new band, with Nigel Godrich, Flea, Joey Waronker and Mauro Refosco in the band, this low-key super band was formed in a mysterious gig last year in LA.
And now they've announced a tour date!

04/05 New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom *
04/06 New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom *
04.08 Boston, MA – Citi Wang Theatre *
04/10 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom *
04/11 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom *
04/14 Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre *
04/15 Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre *
04/17 Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl *
04/18 Indio, CA – Coachella

Shane MacGowan, Johnny Depp, Nick Cave, Chrissie Hynde & Friends – “I Put A Spell On You” (For Haiti)

2010年2月17日 星期三

All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu

Rufus Wainwright announced details of his 6th studio album due out March 22. The album is titled All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu and features 12 new songs.

01. Who Are You New York?
02. Sad With What I Have
03. Martha
04. Give Me What I Want and Give It To Me Now!
05. True Loves
06. Sonnet 43
07. Sonnet 20
08. Sonnet 10
09. The Dream
10. What Would I Ever Do With A Rose?
11. Les Feux d’artifice t’appellent
12. Zebulon

He'll start his UK tour April 11 in Southampton.
For details see here.

2010年2月16日 星期二

Music that tells the story of America

NPR aired the special concert hosted by President Obama in the White House that honored the Civil Rights Movement. Taking the stage were the legendary singers like Bob Dylan, Smokey Robinson, Joan Baez...and more.
The songs that best represents the time of the Movements and the ideals of the Nation, the songs that tells the times they are a changin'.

Listen to the concert on NRP Concert Special.

Oh, and btw, Happy Chinese New Year!

Muse - Resistance




The single Resistance will be out Feburary 22.
You can listen to the entire b-side "Popcorn" when you log in to Muse.mu

2010年2月6日 星期六

She & Him - Volume 2


The much anticipated album Volume 2 of She & Him!!!!

01 "Thieves
02 "In The Sun" (Feat. Tilly and the Wall)
03 "Don't Look Back"
04 "Ridin' In My Car" (NRBQ cover)
05 "Lingering Still"
06 "Me And You"
07 "Gonna Get Along Without You Now" (Skeeter Davis cover)
08 "Home"
09 "I'm Gonna Make It Better"
10 "Sing"
11 "Over It Over Again"
12 "Brand New Shoes"
13 "If You Can't Sleep"

Volume 2 is out 3/23.
Listen to the first single In The Sun


Can't wait!!

2010年2月2日 星期二

Jónsi announce North America Tour Dates

A "fan-only, password protected" tour.

April 6 Vancouver, Canada Vogue Theatre
April 7 Vancouver, Canada Vogue Theatre
April 9 Seattle, WA The Showbox SoDo
April 10 Seattle, WA The ShowBox SoDo
April 13 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre
April 15 Berkeley, CA Zellerbach Auditorium
April 16 San Francisco, CA Palace of Fine Arts
April 18 Indio, CA Coachella
April 21 Denver, CO Paramount Theatre
April 22 Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall
April 24 Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre
April 25 Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre
April 26 Milwaukee, WI The Pabst Theatre
April 27 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
April 28 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
April 30 Toronto, Canada Sound Academy
May 1 Toronto, Canada Sound Academy
May 2 Montreal, Canada Metropolis
May 3 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
May 5 Boston, MA House of Blues
May 6 Boston, MA House of Blues
May 8 New York, NY Terminal 5
May 9 New York, NY Terminal 5

For more information, go to www.jonsi.com

2010年1月29日 星期五

Hope For Haiti Now

After last Friday's charity concert, now you can pre-order Hope For Haiti Now at iTunes.

The Magnetic Fields - We Are Having A Hootenanny

The Magnetic Fields released their new album this week!

The xx - VCR

2010年1月22日 星期五

crazy


Sorry for the lack of update.

I've been living somewhere else recently, sometimes I do wonder if I should focus back to where I belong. Time has come for me to make the decision, since I always hope for something more, I'll stick to right now, when I'm the happiest.

flumpool-見つめていたい

Lightspeed Champion - Devil In Disguise

Jónsi - Boy Lilikoi

2010年1月6日 星期三

Freelance Whales

Being featured in some music magazines and NPR's All Songs, the NY Queens based band Freelance Whales was really under lots of attention. Almost always started with a simple rythme, you can feel a power slowly erupting that opens up your ears and mind. Layers and layers of melodies builds up a beautiful, tranquil yet sometimes eerie dreamland, you'll love them if you were once moved by the likes of Postal Service and Decemberists.

Freelance Whales - Generator ^ Second Floor


Freelance Whales' debut album "Weathervanes" will be release on March 16th.[MySpace]

2010年1月2日 星期六

Julian Casablancas - 11th Dimension

Kind of "WTFm" but at the same time pretty funny...cheers to you, JC.

Codeine Velvet Club - Hollywood

The Fratellis' frontman Jon Fratelli's new band "Codeine Velvet Club" release their new double-A side single last week. This song Hollywood proves to be interesting enough, wonder how far the "epic sound" could get.