Archive for September, 2009

Hidden Track Picture Show: Those Darlins Rock the Underground (Literally)

Last weekend, I witnessed one of the coolest concert experiences ever. Hidden in the hills of McMinnville, Tennessee lies the Cumberland Caverns a national natural landmark. Inside the cavern lies the Volcano Room, which happens ...

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Last Week’s Sauce: September 20th – 26th

Last Week’s Sauce is a recurring column featuring recordings of shows from the previous week. Thanks to Kevin Browning for this week's photo.

Mic The River

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Wednesday Intermezzo: YouTube > MP3s

Have you ever watched a live video on YouTube that you really enjoyed and wanted to take the audio with you? Just copy and paste the URL of any video from YouTube at a new ...

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Video: Flaming Lips – I Can Be A Frog

The Flaming Lips – I Can Be A Frog

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Your Tax Dollars at Work: UC Santa Cruz to Receive $615K to Fund Grateful Dead Archive

Way back in April of 2008, the surviving members of the Grateful Dead held a press conference to announce a deal they struck with the University of Califonia at Santa Cruz to house the band’s ...

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Tour Dates: Blinded By The Light

2009 has shaped up to be quite a year for HT faves Blind Pilot. The Portland-based act have logged a lot of miles on the road over the course of the last six-plus months with ...

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Briefly: Langerado No More

When the producers of Langerado canceled this year’s festival in February we had a sinking feeling that was the end of the road for the annual event. Our friends at Consequence of Sound tipped us ...

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Cover Wars: Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ Edition

Oh! Sweet Nuthin' is the last track on the 1970 Velvet Underground album Loaded. Loaded would be the last Velvet Underground album before guitarist/lead singer Lou Reed left the group to start a ...

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Video: Lotus – Through The Mirror

Here’s the fourth video in the Lotus web series we told you about a few weeks ago. This installment features the world premiere of the band’s latest single, Simian, off the forthcoming EP, Oil on ...

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Review: Mike Gordon @ the Park West

Words and Images: Tim Hara The crowd buzzed with anticipation as they waited for Mike Gordon to take the stage at the packed Park West in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago this ...

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Phish Festival 8: House of Albums Revealed

As if Phish fans weren't riled up enough about Festival 8, the quartet has just upped the ante by unveiling a website with nearly 100 album covers of discs the band may potentially ...

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Wyllys and the World Party: House 101

Chicago, IL is the birthplace of House Music, and subsequently, the birthplace of Electronic Music. Sure, Tangerine Dream and Brian Eno were making synth based music before this, but nothing resembling the beats and rhythm ...

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Cactus Meets His Clone and Covers Cities

The Mike Gordon Band tour came through the Midwest this weekend for gigs in Chicago on Friday night and Madison on Saturday. We’ll have a full report on the Chicago show tomorrow morning. Today, we’ve ...

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Stormy Mondays: Rocktober Preview

Rocktober begins later this week, and we’re gonna kick it off in style with a short, partial set from Led Zeppelin in the prime powerhouse year of 1969  – a sonic picture of a band ...

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Pullin’ ‘Tubes: Avett Brothers Love You

While this fall is loaded with a number of highly anticipated albums, the one that seems to have gathered the most buzz over the last few months has been I and Love and You the ...

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