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2012/10/31

Deftones are the latest band to have their music turned into soothing lullabies by Twinkle Twinkle Little RockstarLullaby Versions Of Deftones is a great way to get the kiddies into Deftones, or even if you don't have kids, it's a fantastic way to listen to Deftones music in the office without getting your uptight coworkers annoyed.

Lullaby Versions Of Deftones was released earlier this week and is available as a physical CD and as a digital album download through Amazon and iTunes.  Take a look at the tracklisting below--interesting that the Twinkle Twinkle Little Rockstar peeps for included Deftones' covers from The Smiths and Duran Duran!

01.  My Own Summer (Shove It)
02.  Digital Bath
03.  Hole In The Earth
04.  Be Quiet And Drive (Far Away)
05.  Diamond Eyes
06.  You've Seen The Butcher
07.  Simple Man
08.  Change (In The House Of Flies)
09.  Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want
10.  Minerva
11.  The Chauffeur
12.  Passenger
13.  Cherry Waves
14.  Bored

Deftones (the real band!) are about to release their album Koi No Yokan on November 13th.  Pre-order the album here and enjoy their single, "Tempest" below:

Pearl Jam may be off the road for awhile, but Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament are both hitting the road tonight on separate tours. Vedder's solo tour kicks off in Las Vegas tonight, while Ament's band RNDM start their tour in Missoula, Montana. Both Vedder and RNDM premiered videos today to promote the launch of their tours, so check 'em out below. By the way, RNDM, which also features Joseph Arthur and Richard Stuverud, dropped their debut album Acts a few days ago.

Eddie Vedder "Sleeping With Myself"



RNDM "Throw You To The Pack"



RNDM official press video on Acts

Soundgarden premiered their new song "Non-State Actor" over at Yahoo! today.  Watch a short interview with Chris Cornell and Matt Cameron and stream "Non-State Actor" below:


"Non-State Actor"



Soundgarden return with King Animal on November 13th. The night before the band will play an hourlong concert for Live On Letterman at 8pm ET which will stream live on the net. After the webcast, the concert will be available for on-demand viewing. Soundgarden will also appear on Letterman's late night television show on November 12th.
Nitzer Ebb are preparing to release a live DVD next month titled Live at the Markthalle Hamburg. The tracklisting has not been revealed, however the release is likely to feature footage shot at the band's December 2011 show at the Markthalle in Germany. Fans interested in the release are encouraged to pre-order the DVD since only 5000 copies of the limited edition DVD will be made. Pre-order from Major Records.

"Let Your Body Learn" (fan filmed video from December, 2011 show at the Markthalle )



In more Nitzer Ebb related news, Douglas McCarthy will release his debut solo album Kill Your Friends on November 23rd on cd and limited edition colored vinyl. Both versions are available to pre-order now through Pylon Records and are scheduled to ship November 19th.

Stream a couple of tracks from Kill Your Friends below:

"Move On"



"Taken" (remix)

It is Johnny Marr's birthday today! Celebrate the legend with some awesome Marr music from over the years below.  FYI, Marr will be releasing his solo record The Messenger in February and is expected to release the first single in December.  Marr is also appearing with Dinosaur Jr for the band's celebration of the 25th anniversary of You're Living All Over Me at Terminal 5 in NYC.





The Smiths, live at Assembly Room, 1983



The Smiths in the Studio (BBC interview promoting Meat Is Murder, 1985)



Tony Wilson interviews The Smiths (1985)



Johnny Marr on 120 Minutes



Electronic "Getting Away With It"



Electronic interview with Bernard Sumner & Johnny Marr



Record shopping at Amoeba (2011)



Marr interview for Last Shop Standing documentary, 2012



Q Hero post-interview, October 2012



2012/10/30

Dead Milkmen have announced they'll stream three new songs on Soundcloud starting at midnight on October 31st. The titles of the songs have not yet been revealed, however the band has indicated the tracks are A-sides taken from the first in their series of limited edition vinyl singles. The songs will be available to stream for 24 hours starting at midnight tonight, so be sure to enjoy this free preview.  Head over to the band's official site at midnight, or just stop back here for the link.

Update: here's the link to stream "Dark Clouds Over Middlemarch," "Ronald Reagan Killed The Black Dahlia," and "Little Rebel Mine."

The Dead Milkmen have been posting updates on the making of new material.  Check out the latest video below:

The Stone Roses announced three U.K. dates for 2013.  The band play London's Finsbury Park on June 7 & 8, and play Glasgow Green on June 15th.  Tickets for all three shows go on sale November 2nd at 9:30 am GMT

The Stone Roses are expected to announce more dates for 2013 in the weeks ahead. For now take a look at the full 2013 tour itinerary below.

03/02/13 Brisbane @ Doomben Racecourse
03/03/13 Perth @ Arena Joondalup
03/09/13 Sydney @ Royal Randwick Racecourse
03/10/13 Melbourne @ Flemington Racecourse
03/11/13 Adelaide @ Bonython Park
06/07/13 London @ Finsbury Park
06/08/13 London @ Finsbury Park
06/15/13 Glasgow @ Glasgow Green



Related news:

Stone Roses documentary update + Ian Brown boxset
Adam Ant released a new single "Cool Zombie" backed with "Gun In Your Pocket" on iTunes U.K. last week and will be available on 7" vinyl on November 19th.  A full album from Adam Ant is scheduled for a January 21st release in the U.K. and has the unique title Adam Ant is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner's DaughterSo far no word on when fans in North America will be able to purchase the "Cool Zombie" single or new album.  For now, enjoy a short preview of "Cool Zombie" below:

UPDATE: The "Cool Zombie" single is now available in the U.S. on iTunes and Amazon.



Bob Mould appeared on Conan last night.  Watch his performance of "Keep Believing" below plus watch an awesome three song session Mould did for WFUV back in September. Legend!



"If I Can't Change Your Mind" (WFUV session)



"Keep Believing" (WFUV session)



"The Descent" (WFUV session)



Bob Mould wraps up his 2012 tour this weekend at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin. Ahead of this weekend's performance he'll do a taping of Austin City Limits on November 1st. It's unknown when the episode will air, but we'll pass along updates as soon as the info is available! 

If you haven't checked out Mould's latest album Silver Age, you are missing out, so remedy that ASAP.
The Mudhoney documentary I'm Now - The Story Of Mudhoney enjoyed a very short run at theaters on the west coast earlier this year and now fans worldwide can finally view the film.  I'm Now - The Story Of Mudhoney is available as a streaming rental, plus a DVD version is available to order now.  The DVD includes deleted scenes from tours in Brazil and Japan and the music video for "I'm Now."  A limited edition DVD pre-order bundle adds a limited edition "I'm Now" guitar pick.  The DVD is scheduled to ship December 11th and (for the time being at least) will only be available to ship in the U.S.

I'm Now - The Story Of Mudhoney chronicles the band's history from the very beginning up through their most recent tour. The film is told through the band, their music, and those who were there - including Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Tad Doyle, Kim Thayil, Jonathan Poneman, and many more.

Watch the trailer for I'm Now - The Story Of Mudhoney, plus enjoy a deleted scene featuring Chris Farley as well as a few more videos below, and find out more about the film here.



Deleted scene



"I'm Now" (official music video)



"The Money Will Roll Right In" (with Kurt Cobain)



2012/10/29

Last week Depeche Mode held a press conference to announce the European leg of their 2013 world tour. A few weeks before the official press conference Dave Gahan was interviewed by Consequence Of Sound about the upcoming Depeche Mode album as well as his work on the latest Soulsavers album The Light The Dead See. As for the Depeche Mode portion of the interview, Gahan pretty much said what was revealed in last week's press conference - the album isn't finished, they've got about 20 songs, they're working with Anton Corbijn, etc.  Gahan did however, have a few more words to say about the rumors that Alan Wilder is back in the fold:

"I can say they are absolutely not true. I wish him all the best. It was great [having] him hanging out with us for a couple of days and playing with us at the Albert Hall. It was really a lot of fun and sort of a magical night...He was a real part of the puzzle and still remains on all that stuff that he worked on with us. Alan was really very, very instrumental in leading us in different directions."

Read the full interview over at Consequence of Sound.

A few other Depeche Mode video interviews conducted with European media in the hours after the band's October 23rd press conference are posted below:

Interview with Martin L. Gore



Interview with Dave Gahan



Croatian interview with Gore and Andrew Fletcher



Those who were disappointed over the lack of substantial info divulged at last week's press conference may enjoy this video: Hitler reacts to Depeche Mode's Tour 2013 Press Conference (parody)


Hitler Reacts to Depeche Mode's Tour 2013 Press Conference from Miss Leliel on Vimeo.

If you haven't already, stream the new (untitled) Depeche Mode song and watch an archive of the press conference below:



Full press conference

2012/10/28

Jane's Addiction wrapped up their 2012 tour at the Wiltern in Los Angeles on Saturday night.  Watch some fan shot video from the show:

"Mountain Song"



"Jane's Says"



"Three Days"



"Ocean Size"



"Stop!"




Time Warp airs Sunday from 8am - noon ET on 89X and streams live on the net.  For more on artists you hear on Time Warp be sure to visit my blog hang the dj which is updated daily with music news, video, and other kernels of awesomeness!

8am hour:

XTC "Dear God"
Echo & the Bunnymen "Bedbugs & Ballyhoo"
Police "Synchronicity I"
R.E.M. "Superman"
Skinny Puppy "Ode To Groovy"
Sneaker Pimps "6 Underground"
Sugarcubes "Birthday"
Beck "The New Pollution"
Cure "The Walk"
Talking Heads "Psycho Killer"
Specials "Ghost Town"
New Order "Thieves Like Us"

9 am hour:

Dandy Warhols "Bohemian Like You"
Buffalo Tom "Sodajerk"
U2 "The Unforgettable Fire"
Nine Inch Nails "Dead Souls"
Joy Division "She's Lost Control"
Soundgarden "Fell On Black Days"
Pearl Jam "State Of Love & Trust"
Majesty Crush "Boyfriend"
Catherine Wheel "Black Metallic"
Stooges "I Wanna Be Your Dog"
Beastie Boys "Sabotage"
Whale "Hobo Humpin Slobo Babe"

10 am hour:

Siouxsie & the Banshees "Peek-A-Boo"
Bauhaus "Bela Lugosi's Dead"
Clash "Train In Vain"
Pixies "Gigantic"
Placebo "Pure Morning"
Ramones "Pet Sematary"
Replacements "I'll Be You"
Smiths "Cemetry Gates"
Cure "Lullaby"
Depeche Mode "Blue Dress"

11 am hour:

Sonic Youth "Bull In The Heather"
Garbage "Only Happy When It Rains"
My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult "Waiting For Mommie"
Ministry "Everyday Is Halloween"
PJ Harvey "Down By The Water"
Stone Roses "Love Spreads"
Radiohead "Fake Plastic Trees"
Jesus & Mary Chain "Just Like Honey"
New Order "Perfect Kiss"
R.E.M.  "Nightswimming"

2012/10/27

Camper Van Beethoven return with their eighth studio album and first since 2004, early next year.   La Costa Perdida was produced by Camper Van Beethoven (lineup features reunited members David Lowery, Greg Lisher, Victor Krummenacher, Chris Pedersen, Jonathan Segel, and Michael Urbano) and was recorded in Oakland, California at Segel's home studio over a span of two weeks.  The album is the band's debut on 429 Records and will be released on January 22nd.  Take a look at the tracklisting below, listen to samples from the record here, and pre-order now through Amazon.

01.  Come Down The Coast
02.  Too High For The Love-in
03.  You Got To Roll
04.  Someday Our Love Will Sell Us Out
05.  Peaches In The Summertime
06.  Northern California Girls
07.  Summer Days
08.  La Costa Perdida
09.  Aged In Wood
10.  A Love For All Time

A documentary on the Stone Roses by filmmaker Shane Meadows is in the works and is expected to be released in the spring. The still untitled film focuses on the band's reunion and was mostly shot during live gigs over the summer. Mark Herbert from Warp Films revealed to BBC Radio 6 that the Stone Roses are going to be given a rough draft of the project in December, and once the project is complete, it'll be shown in theaters before landing on DVD. Take a listen to Herbert's short update below:

The Stone Roses continue their tour in March with a handful of dates in Australia. More dates are expected to be announced soon (fingers crossed for North American dates!) and a new LP is most likely coming sometime in 2013.

Meanwhile, Ian Brown is releasing a limited edition career spanning boxset on December 3rd. Collected includes 10 CDs (all eight of Brown's officially released albums, and two extra discs with b-sides and remixes), a 12" LP with previously unreleased tracks, a DVD with promo videos, 60 page hard back book with photos and artwork, and a silkscreen print. View the tracklisting/contents of the set and pre-order Collected here.

If you missed Public Image Limited's live webcast from the Knitting Factory last night, watch the archive of the concert below.



In more PiL news, John Lydon was recently scheduled to be interviewed by Iowa station KRUU, however a fake Lydon was the one who called in for the interview! Turns out the imposter was comedian Doug Stanhope. Read how it all went down and stream the interview (that aired!) below. Hard to believe KRUU was duped since Lydon has such a distinctive voice. The fake interview was posted on the station's webpage but was taken down after they realized their error, however Stanhope has uploaded a copy of it which is posted below. 



Finally, take a listen to an interview with the REAL John Lydon with Jeff K over at KDGE - Lydon talked about his love for vinyl/record stores, reveals he's DONE with the Sex Pistols, praised Eddie Vedder, and dissed Marilyn Manson, calling him "a phony Alice Cooper ripoff."

2012/10/26


As reported earlier this week, Morrissey postponed four shows this week so he could fly to England to tend to his ailing mother.  The postponed dates include shows scheduled earlier this week in Columbus and Pittsburgh, as well as tonight's Detroit area show at the Whiting in Flint, and tomorrow's gig at the Chicago Theater in Chicago.  Make up dates for the shows are expected to be announced soon.  In the meantime wish Morrissey's mum well, and enjoy a few full Morrissey concerts below plus audio of unreleased BBC sessions:


UPDATE: The remainder of Morrissey's tour has been postponed. Makeup dates will likely be scheduled, ticket holders are urged to hold on to tickets. Visit True To You for more info.

Morrissey at Festival de Vina del Mar (2012)



Morrissey at Glastonbury (2011)



Morrissey at the Hollywood Bowl (2007)



Morrissey at the Hammersmith Odeon, 1991



BBC sessions



Fuse somehow managed to get John Lydon from Public Image Limited to review the Katy Perry film Part Of MeAs you would expect, the review features awesomeness like, "she shaves her armpits which gets me interested in other areas," and "whoever dyes her hair has got to stop it...she's using all the wrong stuff." Take a look at Lydon's review below:

John Lydon on Katy Perry's Part Of Me



Lydon has participated in a few instore appearances during the current North American tour.  Watch some video of Lydon being a good sport to a huge fan at a recent Amoeba Records instore:



Tonight's P.I.L. show in Reno streams live from the Knitting Factory at 12:15 ET.  Access the stream here.

2012/10/25

The Waterboys' new album An Appointment With Mr. Yeats features the poetry of W.B. Yeats set to music composed by the Waterboys.  The album was released internationally last year and it will finally be available in the U.S. on March 26th through Proper American.  To prepare for the launch, Mike Scott from The Waterboys has announced a handful of promotional U.S. dates taking place next month.  The dates feature Scott reading from his memoir Adventures of a Waterboy, followed by a 40 minute acoustic set with Waterboys fiddler Steve Wickham.  The set will include songs from the new album as well as classics from the band's catalog.  Take a look at the dates below plus watch a short interview with Scott explaining his love of Yeats and how the collaboration (of sorts) came about.

11/11  Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live
11/13  New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall
11/14  New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall
11/18  Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
11/19  Brooklyn, NY @ Williamsburg Music Hall
03/20  New York, NY @ Town Hall (record release gig)



Last month the Waterboys played a reunion charity show in Spiddel.  Take a look at a short documentary and video from the gig here.


2012/10/23

Peter Gabriel was interview at the Google studios recently to talk about his Back To Front tour. Watch the full session which includes some questions from fans below:



Meanwhile, Peter Gabriel has asked fans to recreate his classic "Sledgehammer" video. Details on that are posted here.
Noel Gallagher released his first solo DVD, International Magic Live at the O2 last week.  Gallagher has done a few interviews to promote the release and in a new interview with RTE he confirmed the second solo album recorded with Amorphous Androgynous has been scrapped because "it didn't sound great," and revealed he'll play fewer Oasis songs on his next world tour.  Of course the subject of Beady Eye came up and Noel had a few nice things to say. Sort of:

"I think their album is pretty good to be honest. They're fantastic musicians...I think they've done alright but it's evident that I'm the one who wrote all the singles in Oasis before we split so it's evident that somebody in that group has got to step up and write some singles. But it's good for a first album. it's not as good as my first album though."

Gallagher also talked about the recent Stone Roses' reunion and reported that from what he's observed (he played a lot of the same festivals with them this summer), he's never seen them so happy. 

Read the full interview with Noel Gallagher here.  Gallagher's DVD International Magic Live at the O2 is out now.   

"Everybody's On The Run" (International Magic Live at the O2 DVD)




Johnny Marr has revealed his new solo album is finished and will be released in February. The album will be preceded by a single, which is expected to drop in December. The new album was written in 2010 while on the road with The Cribs and was recorded in Manchester and Berlin to give the album a European feel.

Marr was in London yesterday for the Q Awards where he was named Q Hero. He accepted the award onstage and quipped, "If this is a reward for 25 years of stupid reunion questions, I'll take it. Thanks very much Q." After the awards Marr spoke with the British media and a few short interviews are posted below.

BBC Radio 6 interview with Marr discussing the new solo album:

Video interview with Q where Marr talks about his heroes, the Smiths' reissues, and how the Smiths will really reform if David Cameron's coalition (current British government) steps down:



Video interview with Absolute Radio where Marr talks about being named a hero and getting a pat on the back:


Updated after the press conference:

The Depeche Mode press conference took place earlier today via the official Depeche Mode website and You Tube. Depeche Mode officially announced dates for their European tourThe band will play North America, though they did not announce the dates at the press conference.  A new album will be released next year, according to the band it'll sound like a hybrid of Violator and Songs Of Faith & DevotionDepeche Mode also debuted a new song (still untitled!) which is posted below along with the archive of the full press conference.


New song (untitled)



Full press conference



2012/10/22

The countdown is almost over! Depeche Mode's press conference in Paris streams live tomorrow at 1:30 pm Paris time (7:30 am ET), and they'll finally divulge info about their new album and 2013 tour, plus they'll answer fan submitted questions. A few dates for the 2013 tour have been announced already and a trailer for those shows are posted below (via modefan). Ticket info is posted here (translated version).



05/07 - Tel Aviv
05/25 - Bratislava
06/01 - München
06/03 - Stuttgart
06/05 - Frankfurt
06/09 - Berlin
06/11 - Leipzig
06/17 - Hamburg
07/01 - Prague
07/03 - Düsseldorf
Morrissey has postponed four dates on his North American tour including the Detroit area show October 26th at the Whiting Auditorium in Flint.  Make-up dates are expected to be announced shortly, so hold on to your tickets.  From the press release:

"Events for this forthcoming week are postponed - but not cancelled - as Morrissey has returned to England where his mother has been hospitalized and is unwell.  Those who have already purchased tickets for the dates in Pittsburgh, Columbus, Flint and Chicago are encouraged to hold on to their tickets and look out for the rescheduled dates. The new dates will be announced within the coming days. The remainder of the US tour will be unaffected, resuming in Minneapolis on Oct 29."

The postponed dates are listed below:

10/23 Pittsburgh, PA @ Heinz Hall

10/24 Columbus, OH @ LC Indoor Pavilion

10/26 Flint, MI @ James H Whiting Auditorium

10/27 Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre


Check back later for updates!  In the meantime, enjoy Morrissey's performance of "Sweet & Tender Hooligan" from Friday's show in Niagara Falls.  This is the first time Moz has performed the song since 1988!

"Sweet & Tender Hooligan" (October 19th) 

2012/10/21

Earlier this month Alison Moyet played three Rare & Obscured gigs at Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London.  Watch fan filmed video from the October 9th show below:

"Head"



"One More Time"



"La Chanson Des Vieux Amants"



"Ski"



"Home"

Time Warp airs Sundays from 8am until noon ET on 89X and streams live on the net.  For more on artists you hear on Time Warp be sure to visit my blog hangthedj which is updated daily with music news, video, and other kernels of awesomeness!

8am hour:

David Bowie  "Fashion"
Jam  "In The City"
Depeche Mode  "People Are People"
INXS  "New Sensation"
Jane's Addiction  "Been Caught Stealing"
Clash  "Straight To Hell"
Red Hot Chili Peppers  "Knock Me Down"
Faith No More  "Epic"
Cure  "The Blood"
Church  "The Unguarded Moment"
Love & Rockets  "No New Tale To Tell"
Orb  "Little Fluffy Clouds"

9 am hour:

Echo & the Bunnymen  "Lips Like Sugar"
Blondie  "Hanging On The Telephone"
Waterboys  "The Whole Of The Moon"
Veruca Salt  "Volcano Girls"
Smashing Pumpkins  "Bury Me"
Inspiral Carpets  "Commercial Rain"
Soul Asylum  "Somebody To Shove"
Goo Goo Dolls  "Long Way Down"
Sonic Youth  "100%"
Bjork  "Army Of Me"
R.E.M.  "So. Central Rain"
Sinead O'Connor  "Nothing Compares 2 U"
Smiths  "Sweet & Tender Hooligan"

10 am hour:

Generation X  "Dancing With Myself"
Sex Pistols  "God Save The Queen"
Buzzcocks  "Ever Fallen In Love"
Social Distortion  "Under My Thumb"
Breeders  "Cannonball"
Ned's Atomic Dustbin  "Grey Cell Green"
Radiohead  "My Iron Lung"
Primus  "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver"
English Beat  "I Confess"
B-52's  "Strobe Light"
Erasure  "Chains Of Love"
Pearl Jam  "Black"
Dinosaur Jr  "Whatever's Cool With Me"

11 am hour:

U2  "Where The Streets Have No Name"
Material Issue  "Valerie Loves Me"
Portishead  "Sour Times"
New Order  "Round & Round"
Siouxsie & the Banshees  "Kiss Them For Me"
Depeche Mode  "Policy Of Truth"
Cure  "Boys Don't Cry"
Morrissey  "Disappointed"
Stone Roses  "I Wanna Be Adored"
James  "Sometimes"
Catherine Wheel  "Texture"