Today in Music: Deerhoof, the Arcade Fire, M. Ward, Tokyo Police Club, the Rosebuds

Satomi from Deerhoof, courtesy of thecorpo

Here’s a really nice video of Deerhoof performing ‘+81′ live at Irving Plaza in New York. Catch Deerhoof live on KEXP today at 2:30pm (PST).

  • The Arcade Fire covered ‘The Guns of Brixton’ by the Clash last night at St. Johns’ Church in Westminster. Here’s the set list for the final of three London shows.
  • The Record Production Month (RPM) Challenge starts today. A whole bunch of artists have signed on to record an entire album in 28 days.
  • Fat Possum will re-release a number of Townes Van-Zandt albums in May.
  • Northwest band Stars of Track and Field will be performing live on Conan O’Brien this Friday.
  • Interesting story about a sixteen year-old boy who’s being sued for for with online music piracy in New York. The really interesting part is that the boy “accused the recording industry of violating antitrust laws, conspiring to defraud the courts and making extortionate threats.” Originally reported by 1010 Wins
  • More and more tours are being announced…

  • After guesting on her new album Not Too Late, M. Ward will support Norah Jones on her upcoming tour.
  • Tokyo Police Club join forces with Cold War Kids for a bunch of shows, with a final stop in Indio, CA at Coachella on April 28.
  • Field Music will be joined by Land of Talk and Menomena for a number of east coast shows at the end of March.
  • Ladytron is set to tour with Nine Inch Nails.
  • The Strokes take some time off while Albert Hammond, Jr is on tour in preparation for the March 6 release of his solo debut.
  • The Rosebuds have a new record coming out in April and they’re playing a number of shows with Yo La Tengo next week.
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    1. Posted February 1, 2007 at 11:15 am | Permalink

      All that and it’s Rick James’s birthday, too!

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