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At the Drive-In @ 9:30 Club - 3/20/2017

At the Drive-In @ 9:30 Club - 3/20/2017

After being forced to cancel their previous date due to singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala’s vocal issues and a January announcement that the El Paso band would be releasing their first new album in 16 years, in•ter a•li•a,  it was clear that excitement was in the air at the 9:30 Club when they returned for the make up date. Armed with new songs and a whole lot of old favorites from their first three albums, their performance made it clear that even though the band and its fans have aged quite a bit since their last album (2000’s Relationship Of Command), there wouldn’t be any holding back at the sold-out 9:30 Club. A nostalgia act? Not tonight.


Best Of 2011 (so far)

We are now officially half way through the year folks, and it's turning out to be a pretty damn good one for music. Stylistically, the releases this year have been all over the place, but each and every one that we're going to talk about over the next two days are great, if not special in their own right. Don't believe me? check out the list of just the runner ups:

 

  • Gillian Welch – The Harrow and the Harvest
  • Other Lives - Tamer Animals
  • Peter Bjorn and John - Gimme Some
  • Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring For My Halo
  • Generationals – Actor-Caster
  • Tame Impala – Innerspeaker
  • Cass McCombs – Wit’s End
  • Jill Scott -  The Light of the Sun
  • Cults - Cults 

 

See what I mean? Impressive right? And some of those won't be staying out of the top 10 before the year is over. So now that you've seen what didn't make it,  let's get on with what did, shall we?


Daily Listen: Le Butcherettes - Dress Off

We're letting loose our best of 2011 (so far) list later on this morning, and this may or may not be a preview of one of finalists. Regardless, this song is one ferocious, frightening assualt of a rock bomb, and for my money, there is no moment finer in the entire Le Butcherettes catalog. So strap in, turn it up and get ready to have your face rocked off. Then run for cover because Le Butcherettes are coming for you and they're coming NOW!

 

Le Butcherettes - Dress Off

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New Releases: 5/10/11 - You now have permission to move in stereo!!

      

What do these three albums have in common? NOTHING!!!! Except may that they are out TODAY!!! Stylistically this week is sort of a freakshow, big-ish releases from old new wave bands, grrrrrrrl punks, weird folkies and this guy.

Sailing on the seas of WTF!!?!

So all of that AND a Sloan album? A week full of win indeed.

Here's the rest of your list. Now go out and BUY something!!

 

The Antlers - Burst Apart

Birds and Arrows - We're Gonna Run

Black Label Society - The Song Remains Not the Same

The Cars - Move Like This

Christopher Cross - Doctor Faith

Delay Trees (Finnish dream-pop group) - Delay Trees

Farewell Continental - ÁHey, Hey Pioneers!

The Felice Brothers - Celebration, Florida

Gardens - Gardens

Globes, The - Future Self

Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule co-founder) - Man in Motion

Here We Go Magic - The January EP

Hey Champ - Anything At All 

Russell Hitchcock (Air Supply singer) - Tennessee: The Nashville Sessions

Booker T. Jones - The Road From Memphis

Le Butcherettes - Sin Sin Sin

Liturgy - Aesthethica

Lonely Island, The (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone) - Turtleneck & Chain

Magnetic Man (British dubstep supergroup) - Magnetic Man

Manchester Orchestra - Simple Math

Matthew Morrison (actor-singer who plays glee club director Will Schuester on Fox's "Glee") - Matthew Morrison

Moving Mountains - Waves

ohGr (Skinny Puppy's Ogre and Mark Walk) - unDeveloped

Okkervil River - I Am Very Far

Other Lives - Tamer Animals

Christina Perri - lovestrong.

Lee Scratch Perry - Rise Again

Andy Petr (19-year-old electronic whiz) - Rapper Turned Singer 

Psychedelic Horseshit - Laced

Sam Roberts Band - Collider

Raphael Saadiq - Stone Rollin' 

Skold - Anomie

Sloan - The Double Cross

Spindrift - Classic Soundtracks, Vol. 1

This Will Destroy You - Tunnel Blanket

Tyler, the Creator (leader of hip-hop collective Odd Future) - Goblin

Steven Tyler - (It) Feels So Good 

Urge Overkill - Rock&Roll Submarine

Wave Pictures, The (British trio) - Beer in the Breakers

Wilderness of Manitoba, The - When You Left the Fire

ZOMBI - Escape Velocity

  


Daily Listen: Le Butcherettes - Kiss and Kill

These guys have got a new album coming out next we so I figured we'd give them a little love. Because I am SO not hip, the first time I heard them was in reports from SXSW this year. Not from actually BEING at SXSW mind you. By listening to REPORTS from SXSW.

Yeah.

Anyways, the reports were true and they are pretty damn excellent. In fact, if there were a genre of music called angrybilingualpunkgrrrrrlrock, then they'd probably be the queens of it. But don't believe me, check out this title track of their 2010 release Kiss and Kill for yourself and remember, Sin Sin Sin is out next week!

 

 

Le Butcherettes - Kiss and Kill

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