Thanks to the Live Music Blog for the heads up on the Live at Moog Video Series. The five-week video series, put together by Moog and Paste, features the likes of Medeski, Martin & Wood, Pretty Lights and moe. showing off their Moog gear during live performances at the Moog Factory in Asheville, NC. Episode 1 starring Yo La Tengo is available now.
Yo La Tengo – Episode 1 – Currently Available
White Rabbits – Episode 2 – December 2009
Medeski, Martin & Wood – Episode 3 – December 2009
Matisyahu – Episode 4 – December 2009
Jojo Hermann – Episode 5 – January 2010
Erin McKeown & Jill Sobule – Episode 6 – January 2010
Pretty Lights – Episode 7 – January 2010
moe. – Episode 8 – January 2010
Elsewhere, Spinner shares the news that two rare Jimi Hendrix recordings will finally be officially released in January. The first album features Hendrix & the Experience at the Paris L’Olympia on October 9th, 1967 along with portions of a show from the same venue on January 29, 1968 while the second release will be culled from material recorded in Ottawa on March 19, 1968.
Before we go, we wanted to let you know that the promoters of Coachella have officially released the dates for next year’s festival. Coachella 2010 – which our friends at Consequence of Sound feel that Pavement will headline – will take place at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, CA on April 16-18.