Entries tagged with: Bob Mould
Merge Records 2014 SXSW ShowcaseOne of our favorite indie labels returns to the Parish this year for a night of indie rock headlined by the legendary Bob Mould of Husker Du and Sugar. Mary Timony's rocking new band Ex Hex is also on there, as is Wye Oak who have a new album due soon, and Hospitality who we just caught at Red 7 and who we recently recorded a live session with. Watch below...
Thursday, March 13
The Parish (214 E. 6th St.)
7:45 p.m. Vertical Scratchers
8:45 p.m. Saint Rich
9:45 p.m. Hospitality
10:45 p.m. Ex Hex
11:45 p.m. Wye Oak
12:45 a.m. Bob Mould
Bob Mould at Williamsburg Park, 9/7/2012 (more by Sachyn Mital)
As mentioned on BV, Bob Mould just announced a few shows in March including one in Austin at Mohawk on April 20. Tickets are on sale now. Meanwhile, Bob's appearance on Austin City Limits aired last weekend on PBS and while here for the taping he talked a little bit about his gear and you can watch video of that below.
photos by Glen Brown
RUN DMC / Black Lips with Val Kilmer /Against Me!
The best part about Austin's annual good time known as Fun Fun Fun Fest is diversity. While punk and metal are driving the tattoo-sleeved set nuts on the Black Stage (pics HERE and HERE), there is an entirely different festival going on at some of the other stages - legendary MCs to movie star cameros, punk legends to some of the best indie bands on the come-up. .
In this post are another set of pics from day one, this time from photographer Glen Brown, including shots of Black Lips with Val Kilmer and Rooney Mara (part of a Terrence Malick movie shoot, more HERE), Against Me!, and Run DMC, plus X, Not In The Face, Dum Dum Girls, Cursive, Diamond Rings, Sharon Van Etten, more Napalm Death, more Converge, Astronautilus, Bob Mould, and Tomahawk.
ACL TV announced two new tapings for Season 38 set for the first week of November:
We're pleased to announce two more tapings for Season 38 with a veteran and a rising star: Bob Mould on November 1 and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes on November 5.
For fans of alternative rock, Bob Mould scarcely needs any introduction. The singer/songwriter/guitarist rewrote the rules of punk rock in the 80s with his band Husker Du and defined the sound of melodic alt.rock with his 90s power trio Sugar. He's also released a line of critically lauded solo albums that have ranged in sound from acoustic reverie to electronic dance music and everything in between. Following his highly regarded memoir See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody and a successful tour performing the classic Sugar album Copper Blue in its entirety, Mould has release his acclaimed new LP Silver Age, a high-volume reminder of Mould's mastery of melody, power and passion. We're thrilled to bring this pioneering rocker to the ACL stage.
Check out videos of all three below.
words by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin
Scenes from Fun Fun Fun Lucky Lady Bingo via Adi Anand's Instagrams 7/11/2012
On 7/11 (Happy Slurpee Day!) Fun Fun Fun held their bingo-to-reveal-the-artists event, and while we already knew about Run DMC reuniting and some others, there were quite a few surprises in the massive list of musical acts and comedians announced (Public Image Ltd., Youth of Today, De La Soul, X, Bob Mould, Saul Williams, and Hannibal Burress to name a few).
The headliners (in addition to the aforementioned Run DMC reunion) are an electic-but-looked-forward-to group: Santigold, Refused, and for Comedy David Cross.
Three-day and PIP passes go on sale on Thursday at 10AM CST and will no doubt move fast. Get them here once the clock passes 9:59...
See the full line-up below.
Fan at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 (more by BBG)
Recent leaks of the Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 lineups revealed names like Atlas Sound, Baroness, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Starfucker, Rakim, Lagwagon, andThe Head and The Heart , and now round three of lineup leaks have arrived! The names include Danny Brown, David Cross, Bob Mould, Tomahawk (who are back in action), Against Me! and, possibly/most importantly, a Taco Cannon Gatling Gun. Early bird tickets are now sold, out, but P.I.P. (aka VIP) Passes just went on sale. Regular sale starts when the whole lineup is announced.
View the third teaser below.
by Andrew Frisicano
Future of the Left @ Hotel Vegan (more by Tim Griffin)
After King Tuff (read more about it at BrooklynVegan), my other top act of SXSW 2012 has to be Mikal Cronin. The Bay-area rocker played with a four-piece band, with Ty Segall on lead guitar at both of the two shows I saw: Friday night at Beerland and Saturday afternoon at Trailer Space Records (where Bill also caught the set). The tunes off his great self-titled record sounded poppy and sweet with the right amount of pissed-off swagger, and Ty shredding on guitar definitely helped.
Videos and more below....