Tag Archives: Ryan Adams

Out This Week 10/11

It’s fitting that as KEXP broadcasts for the first time internationally from the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik, Iceland, that the most well-known singer from that country, Björk, would be putting out a new album and topping this week’s list of new releases. In what she’s described as “a multi-media project encompassing music, apps, internet, installationsRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh passed away this weekend in a Chicago hotel room. Welsh joined the band after Matt Sharp’s departure, recording on The Green Album and performing on the subsequent tour. He left the band in 2001 to pursue a successful career as a painter and visual artist. The news of his deathRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Guided By Voices have been touring all year, and while they’re supposedly wrapping up their reunion this month, they’ve also announced the imminent release of a new album. Let’s Go Eat The Factory is set for release on Jan. 1, 2012 and will feature the “classic” GBV lineup of Tobin Sprout, Mitch Mitchell, Kevin Fennell,Read more...

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Monday News Roundup

Radiohead has started to make headlines again this year, with the announcement of their appearance on a one-hour special edition of the popular comedy-satire series The Colbert Report. Colbert himself has said of the show, “I look forward to meeting the Radioheads and leveraging their anti-corporate indie cred to raise brand awareness for my sponsors.”Read more...

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City Arts Festival 2011 schedule announced: Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built To Spill to headline

After tremendous success last year, the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival has announced their lineup. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, 2011, and will feature headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at venues as varied as Benaroya Hall, The Paramount Theatre, Showbox SoDo,Read more...

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Thursday News Shakedown

Interpol just released the music video for their new song “Lights.” It is strange, odd, and offbeat. Could we expect anything less from Interpol?

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Thursday News Extravaganza

Austin City Limits announced their 2010 lineup. Among the acts include classic acts such as The Eagles and Phish along with M.I.A., The XX, Yeasayer, Monsters of Folk, David Bazan, and Balmorhea. Check out the full lineup. Austin City Limits happens October 8 - 10 in the Lone Star State.

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Thursday News Threads

We are sorry to report that songwriter/frontman Alex Chilton, of Big Star and other bands, passed away yesterday in New Orleans at the age of 59. He began his career when he was just 16 years old as the lead singer of the Box Tops. They had a No. 1 hit with “The Letter” inRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The 3rd Annual Record Store Day is looming around the corner (April 17th!) and wouldn’t you know the list of participants and goodies is beginning to unfurl. Factory 25 will be releasing the first two LPs from its History of Chicago Punk series featuring DA and Tutu & The Pirates. Throw a 12-inch single fromRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

    Ryan Adams, characteristically resistant to capital letters, has announced on his blog three things he’s cutting back: (1) smoking; (2) blogging; and (3) making music. In a long testimonial, he explains his decisions and discusses some of the recent difficulties he’s faced. On a more positive note, he describes himself as happy “forRead more...

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