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Michael Jackson: Live in Brunei

Get Michael Jackson’s Video Greatest Hits on DVD, featuring tracks from below! Once upon a time the most eccentric guy on Earth was a great performer, and BigO just uploaded a solid recording recently. This recording is a soundboard from Jerudong Park Garden, Brunei, on July 16, 1996. Apparently a Sultan paid $15-20 Million for [...]

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Vegoose 2006 Updates

The second round of Vegoose Updates have come around, and they’re a welcome boost to what I perceived as a lacking first-round of artists. Phil & Trey Ben Folds Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Mike Patton’s Peeping Tom The Yard Dogs Road Show Personally I think the first three additions help the lineup *a lot.* Phil [...]

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Some August News – Summer Camp, Google Music Trends, Last.FM, New Monsoon, Pygmalion Music Festival

Summer Camp is in the process of returning to Chillicothe, IL, after a rather hasty goodbye. Google releases Google Music Trends, a feature that uses their Google Talk software to track users’ music listening habits similar to Last.FM and combines it with a trends-like approach.  Nothing spectacular, but amusing, I’m sure I’ll try it out [...]

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Vince Herman: “Song Finder,” not “Song Writer”

A little something here by Vince Herman, The man behind the magic of Leftover Salmon and Great American Taxi. Here’s him with some other guys discussing improvisation and The Everyone Orchestra and some other crazy stuff.  From the 10KLF Mailing List: Relix’s Cold Turkey podcast came to 10KLF and captured this 10,000 Lakes Festival improvisational [...]

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New Pepper Song

Like I said, Pepper has released a track from their upcoming album, No Shame. The song is titled “No Control,” and you can check it out on the band’s MySpace page. It’s got the distinct Pepper sound, but definitely has some new feeling in it. No Shame will be the band’s first studio release since [...]

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10,000 Lakes – Friday

My review of the second day of 10,000 Lakes Festival is now up and available for your reading pleasure.  Check it out here.

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Pepper Album Art

Just a quick add-on to yesterday’s post about Pepper, I got another email featuring the album artwork for No Shame, which is set to be released on October 3rd on Atlantic Records. The artwork is a slight departure from the band’s first three studio releases and DVD, all of which feature a similar theme. It [...]

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VEGOOSE!

I just recieved this mailing list update about 2 minutes ago from Vegoose. Turns out the initial artist announcements will be made on August 2nd. This seems late, last year most were announced during June/July it seems. Speculation abounds, but so far only Galactic is confirmed for the festival. I’m guessing to see the likes [...]

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While I Was Away – Rolling Stones, Pepper, 311, The Wailers

The Rolling Stones announce another leg of their A Bigger Bang tour. “Tour promoter Michael Cohl says ticket prices will be about 10-15% less on the upcoming leg, with an additional $20 discount for students. As-yet-unannounced “young, contemporary opening acts” are promised, according to the band.” I think I might be checking out the Soldier [...]

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10,000 Lakes Festival 2006 Downloads

From bt.etree.org: Family Groove Company – Thu 07/20 – Saloon Stage (Get FLAC Torrent) Keller Williams – Sat 07/22 – Barn Stage (Get FLAC Torrent) Keller Williams Incident – Fri 07/21 – Main Stage (Get FLAC Torrent) Kimock/Perkins – Thu 07/20 – Field Stage (Get FLAC Torrent) Mike Gordon & The Duo – Sat 07/22 [...]

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