Tag: music

Musical Schmorgesborg: New Phish, Muse, Thom Yorke

“When it rains, it pours,” quipped some smart guy a long while back. It seems the same holds true for the music I enjoy. Starting last Tuesday (Sept. 8 ) and ending Sept. 21, three artists that I generally enjoy have/are releasing new material.
Phish released its first studio album – Joy – in over five …

MTV throwback: Radiohead – “Just” (1995)

Radiohead – New Music – More Music Videos

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Phish is NOT planning a Texas festival afterall

Rumors of a possible early fall Phish festival just outside Austin, Texas have been quashed. Last night, Austin’s local Fox News affiliate posted an interview with the farm owner who says there is no secret concert in the works.
Back to work, everyone…

Radiohead working on new material, planning summer tour

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien told the BBC that the band is working on new material and that “[they]’ll be doing some more recording. It’s business as usual.”
He went on to make a vague statement about how the band has finished the “bulk” of their In Rainbows touring, but that Radiohead “will be doing a little bit …

Phish: live & uncut @ Hampton Coliseum – 3.6.09 [video]

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Welcome back! / Fluffhead

As promised, here are the (raw) videos I “filmed” during Phish’s killer return to the stage last Friday, March 6, 2009 at Hampton Coliseum. …

Virginia is for (Phish) lovers

Off to Virginia for a (random) weekend of Phish and Colonial Williamsburg – catch ya on the flip side!

Phish thanks fans with free Hampton MP3s

Phish, the band that you generally either love or love to hate (I fall in the former, obviously) is reuniting for the first time in over four years this Friday night at Hampton Coliseum in Virginia (I’ll be there!).
In light of the upcoming 3 night stand at Hampton, the band sent out an email this …

Unwigged & Unplugged: Spinal Tap meets A Mighty Wind on tour

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Spinal Tap, the original 3 band members, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer, “are doing something they have never done before; performing a six week, 30 city multi-media acoustic tour without wigs and electric instruments.”
According to the official tour site:
UNWIGGED & UNPLUGGED: An Evening with Christopher Guest, …

Ticketmaster + Live Nation = The Devil

Update (Feb. 11, 2009): The AP is reporting that the Justice Dept. will indeed investigate the proposed merger to “see if the combined company would create an unfair monopoly in the ticket-selling business.”
And to think, as of last week I thought the (recently ended) slew of RIAA lawsuits against MP3-downloadin’ tweens were the worst thing …

Radiohead wins Best Alternative Album Grammy for In Rainbows

While they didn’t win the “top prize” at tonight’s 51st Grammy Awards (it went to fellow British rocker-extraordinaire, Robert Plant, for his collaboration with Alison Krauss), Radiohead isn’t going home empty handed. The dynamic British superband’s 2007 In Rainbows won two Gramophone trophies, one for best alternative album and one for best boxed …