I LOVE the feeling of purchasing new vinyl, opening it, devouring it cover-to-cover and painting my room with noise from Side A to finish, as intended. It’s like tapping into my personal portal of emotions, inspirations and beauty that can only be accessed when I listen to a record. It’s like a drug that heals me and gives me strength. Kind of like a super power. A super power to create art, grow and become my dream.
This is why I buy music. Real hold-in-your-hands music. Vinyl preferably, but a CD will do.
I originally started writing this post for one reason; The Sound Awake (my husbands) band is releasing their latest album on vinyl and CD! I am so excited for him and want to find any way possible to get the word out. Please help spread the word and if you want dibs on some free stuff like Original Artwork Vinyl (created by me and a few other artist), House Shows (that’s right, they will come and play your house show!),hand written lyrics and more. Click on the video to the right to watch as The Sound Awake explains their campaign and gives you a taste of their sound.
I can’t get enough of this band WRITER. Check em out!
I am super pumped about the show tonight: The Sound Awake at The Chapter House at 10pm. Be there, your mind will thank you.
Los Angeles and New York City based pop/rock four piece, Dum Dum Girls , release their fourth EP, End of Daze. Reminiscent of 80′s Heart, with fuzz and crunch like Crystal Stilts, this album is a gem.
LIKE: Sounds like Vivian Girls, Heart, Crystal Stilts and Le Sara.
LISTEN: to it for free here.
LOVE: more about the them here.
LIVE: See them live here. (They’re coming to NY on October 18th)
I couldn’t wait to share with you this weekends show at The Chapter House on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 10pm. Headlining is local/Brooklyn based duo, LOFTS. Guitarist and singer Bruce Hyde together with Johnny Zachman on synth, create a palette of fuzz drenched guitars, bluesy vocals and perfectly executed synth. Sample their soon-to-be-released self-titled LP here.
A little about Hyde:
And opening the night with Steve Gollnick on guitar and vocals, Billy Cote on guitar and Walt Lorenzut on drums is the trio, Sunday Vipers.
I asked Gollnick the same questions: