Alright folks, which new music are you most excited about releasing this January?
1/14 Big Ups, Eighteen Hours of Static (Dead Labour)
1/14 Broken Bells, After the Disco (Columbia)
1/14 Cherry Glazerr, Haxel Princess (Burger)
1/14 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Give the People What They Want (Daptone)
1/14 Bruce Springsteen, High Hopes (Columbia)
1/21 Bill Callahan, Have Fun With God (Drag City)
1/21 I Break Horses, Chiaroscuro (Bella Union/PIAS)
1/21 Damien Jurado, Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Sun (Secretly Canadian)
1/21 Mogwai, Rave Tapes (Sup Pop)
1/21 together PANGEA, Badillac (Harvest/Burger)
1/21 Warpaint, Warpaint (Rough Trade)
1/28 Dum Dum Girls, Too True (Sub Pop)
1/28 Tara Jane O’Neill, Where Shine New Lights (Kranky)
1/28 Strange Talk, Cast Away (Wind-Up)
Something not listed here? Let me know!
Besides having a few songs featured in Drew Barrymore’s Whip It , 2009 has been a bit quiet for JENS LEKMAN. But he’ll be starting 2010 out right by playing three shows at Chicago’s Empty Bottle starting New Years Eve.
12/31/09 Chicago, IL – The Empty Bottle (SOLD OUT)
01/01/10 Chicago, IL – The Empty Bottle
01/02/10 Chicago, IL – The Empty Bottle
Foreign Born’s upcoming release “Person to Person,” due June 23 on Secretly Canadian. If you didn’t hear about them back in 2007 you should go back and find their older music, too, because it is excellent.
Who would like it? Anyone who likes mellow, shoegaze, cymbal filled music.
Black Iris Records presents Foreign Born as part of their 7″ series
With studios in New York, Los Angeles and Richmond, Virginia, Black Iris is a talented collective of musicians rooted in the independent music scene, providing original compositions and scores for entertainment, advertising and media. Because of their deep attachment and connection with the musical underground, the Black Iris label continues to offer fresh and unique sounds that stay ahead of current musical trends. Stemming from the music stages of Virginia and Los Angeles, the group’s talent now has national reach, working across genres and actively touring the globe. Their composers include members of the Walkmen, Phantom Planet, Earlimart, Denali, Foreign Born and others.
Black Iris creates music for topline brands and internationally known ad agencies, including their work for the ESPN X Games, Cadillac, Hummer & Gatorade.
Foreign Born – “Vacationing People” (mp3)