As we mentioned earlier this week, Firewater's Tod A suffered a fall after a sold-out show in Istanbul and had to have immediate knee surgery. The tour dates for the month were cancelled, but we're happy to report Tod is on the mend and the cancelled tour stops have been already been rescheduled...Read more
CORDERO, Brooklyn's favorite bilingual indie rock dance band, will appear on a US midwestern tour beginning October 3rd with a free concert at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk beginning at 8:30pm--featuring two sets of Cordero, and an ongoing Obama presidential debate drinking game. Cordero will be debuting songs from an upcoming collaboration album with Os Mutantes leader...Read more
So, we thought we'd take this opportunity to highlight some of the initial press surrounding the record---the interviews, the reviews and lots of video:
-An interview with Tod A and an embedded...Read more
This weekend, the grandaddy of summer music festivals, Lollapalooza, pulls into Chicago's Grant Park. Our very own JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound will be one of the dozens of bands to take the Lolla stage reppin' Chicago -- here, Red Eye catches up with Jayson to talk about their upcoming show, while NBC Chicago...Read more
We are extremely pleased to announce that Murder By Death has signed with Bloodshot Records. The Bloomington, IN quintet has been on our radar for some time with their unique brand of brooding, anthem-riding balladry and orchestral roots-inflicted indie rock, as found on defining albums such as In Bocca al Lupo (2006) and Good Morning, Magpie...Read more
Cory Branan is gearing up to release his Bloodshot debut, Mutt, on May 22 (pre-order now!)--to whet your appetite, you can listen the new single "Bad Man" via out pals at PASTE. Also just announced: Cory's headlining US and European tour:
18 - Montreal, Quebac @ Underworld
19 - Champlain, Ontario @ Beau's All Natural Brewing
23 -...Read more
Exene Cervenka is a founding member of punk legends X. Perhaps you knew that.
They are hitting the road this fall and will be playing their seminal LP "Los Angeles" in its entirety. The shows will open with a screening of the super cool movie "X- The Unheard Music."