September 22, 2017

The Bullfight: new live album "Whisper In The Dark For Me""in December

Dutch folk noir band The Bullfight thier Whisper In The Dark For Me on December 11 live album via Brandy Alexander Recordings. It was recorded in a living room in The Hague on June 18, with no audience present. They have posted a video of their rendition of Bamboo Knife Woman.

A new studio album, most likely Chapter 2 of their Shame, Guilt, Deception concept, will be released in 2018.

The Saxophones: Aloha

Oakland based husband and wife folk duo The Saxophones are back with a new single. Aloha Alexi Erenkov (guitar, vocals, saxophone, Crumar synthesizer;) and Alison Alderdice (percussion, vocals) tell the story of a relationship going through up and downs, self-doubt and fulfillment. That's quite a lot for just one song, but they managed to capture it all into a soft-spoken track with superb dynamics. Longtime friend Richard Laws helped them put, playing bass and vibraphone.

September 21, 2017

Kaki King: "Hababout" video from "Live at Berklee"

Watch Kaki King perform Hababout with the 12-piece Porta Girevole Chamber Orchestra. It was recorded at a special show at Cafe 939 in Boston in April 21 this year and is now available on the Live at Berklee album.

Phish: New Year's Run at MSG 12-28/12-31

Phish takes over NYC's Madison Square Garden again for a four-night New Year’s Run (12-28/12-31):

Phish announce their long-awaited return to Madison Square Garden to celebrate New Year’s Eve with a four-night run beginning Thursday, December 28th through Sunday, December 31st. This will bring the band’s total plays at the Garden to 56.

John Cale: two shows @ The Barbican in London

John Cale will be performing two career-spanning shows @ Barbican Hall in London (March 9-10) with the London Contemporary Orchestra. The shows are billed as John Cale (2018-1964): A Futurespective:

Since before his time as the Velvet Underground’s Avant-Gardist-in-residence, Cale has been a totally uncompromising artist, embracing manifold musical approaches across his remarkable career. Tonight, joined by the LCO, he's exploring the enormous scope of his musical output; playing selections from the Velvet Underground, the proto-minimalist songs of The Dream Syndicate – his collaboration with La Monte Young and others – and the richly enigmatic music from his landmark solo albums.