A Quick Run Down

Okay, so it’s been over a month since I’ve posted anything. Sorry. That in mind, I’m going to post a quick run down of some things that have happened between then and now.

1. My Bloody Valentine released their first album in 22 years.


2. Charlene Kaye released a new video for her song “Woman Up (Dave Scalia Remix). She also released her full remix album, Animal Love Remixes.

Animal Love - Remixes cover art

Get the album here.

3. WALK THE MOON released their Tightrope EP.

Here’s one track off the EP, “Anywayican”:

4. Bleached released a new video for “Next Stop”

5. James Blake released two tracks off his upcoming album, Overgrown.

Listen: Two New James Blake Tracks:

Check out the track “Digital Lion” at Blake’s Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/1-800-dinosaur/james-blake-digital-lion

And the second, “Retrograde” (includes an interview w/ BBC 1):

Blake also announced a tour.

Tour Dates:

04-14 Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
04-16-17 San Francisco, CA – Mezzanine
04-18 Santa Cruz, CA – Rio Theatre
04-21 Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
04-23 Seattle, WA – Neptune
04-24 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
04-25 Vancouver, British Columbia – Commodore Ballroom
04-27 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
04-28 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
05-01 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
05-02 Chicago, IL – Metro
05-03 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
05-04 Toronto, Ontario – Danforth Music Hall
05-06 Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis
05-08 Boston, MA – House of Blues
05-09 New York, NY – Terminal 5
05-11 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
05-12 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
05-13 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
05-14 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
05-24 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound
05-29 Madrid, Spain – Sala Capital

6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs released “Sacrilege,” the first single off their upcoming album Mosquito.

7. Amanda  Palmer (of the Dresden Dolls) did a kickass TED Talk. To watch, click here.

8. She & Him released “Never Wanted Your Love,” the first single for their next album:

9. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti announced a tour:

03/09 Monterrey, Mexico – Festival NRML
03/23 Santa Ana, CA – Burgerama Festival
05/17 Los Angeles, CA – The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
05/18 San Diego, CA – Casbah
05/20 Big Sur, CA – Henry Miller Library
05/21 San Francisco, CA – The Chapel
05/23 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
05/25 Vancouver, BC – Biltmore
05/27 Gorge, WA – Sasquatch! Fest
05/28 Missoula, MT – Badlander
05/31 Minneapolis, MN – Cedars
06/01 Chicago, IL – Do-Division
06/01 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle (late show)
06/02 Dekalb, IL – Pink Otto’s
06/03 Champaign, IL – Blind Pig
06/04 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
06/05 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar
06/06 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
06/07 Boston, MA – Sinclair
06/08 Northampton, MA – Pearl Street
06/09 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
06/10 Washington DC – U Street
06/11 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
06/13 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Festival
06/14 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
06/15 New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s
06/17 Dallas, TX – Trees
06/18 Austin, TX – Mohawk

10. Phoenix announced a new album, Bankrupt, which will be out on April 23.

Phoenix's New Album Bankrupt Will Feature 71 Bonus Tracks on Its Deluxe Edition

11. David Bowie released The Next Day. It’s so beautiful.


12. The Flaming Lips announced a new album The Terror and released the first single “Sun Blows Up Today”:









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