October 18, 2017

Johnny KIlls: Not So Bad

UK rock trio Johnny Kills continue their quest to keep Britpop alive and well in the 21st Century with their latest single Not So Bad. They can only just reach the higher notes in the chorus, honouring the old adage of "no guts no glory". Once again mastered by Pete Maher and produced by Alex Greaves it can serve as last minute addition to Summer playlists.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds + Patti Smith: show in Dublin, Ireland

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds will play Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland on June 6th, 2018. Special guest: Patti Smith. Tickets on sale 23rd October at 9am. Fingers crossed for a full tour of this combination.

Low Society: first step to become Grammy nominee for "Sanctified"

Screaming blues band Low Society have a long way to go to actually win it, but their latest album Sanctified has been entered for consideration for a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album.

The Memphis based band's music may be way too sexy for the Academy Members, but stranger things have happened in American elections recently. First Round Voting is now open to them and since this is 2017 they are finally able to vote online. Caveat: the instruction video contains terrible background music.

October 17, 2017

Jim White: new album "Waffles, Triangles & Jesus" in November, stream "Far Beyond The Spoken World"

On November 10 country-noir singer Jim White will release his new album Waffles, Triangles & Jesus. It's been five years since his last solo record Where It Hits You. One of the album's track, Far Beyond The Spoken World can be streamed on YouTube and Spotify.

John Cale: Desert Daze Festival in Joshua Tree 2017/10/14 setlist

John Cale performed at at the Desert Daze Festival in Joshua Tree, USA - October 14, 2017.

The band:
John Cale: vocals, guitar, keyboards
Dustin Boyer: lead guitar, samples
Joey Maramba: bass
Deantoni Parks: drums, samples

Setlist (unconfirmed running order)

  1. Hedda Gabler
  2. The Endless Plain of Fortune
  3. Rosegarden Funeral of Sores
  4. Heartbreak Hotel
  5. Gun
  6. Hanky Panky Nohow
  7. Dirty Ass Rock 'n' Roll
  8. Fear Is A Man's Best Friend
  9. Leaving It Up To You
  10. I'm Waiting For The Man
  11. E: Gun > Pablo Picasso > Mary Lou

(Thanks: Gene Sobczak)

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