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APRIL 06: Russell Peters, Jully Black, Feist, and Michael Buble are interviewed by E Talk host Tanya Kim in the E Talk Lounge at the 2008 Juno Awards April 6, 2008 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Canada

A presale is now underway for the new Feist dates. More pics from Sunday's Juno Awards below.....

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Feist and 5 Juno Awards

Performer Feist holds five Juno awards during the Juno Awards in Calgary Sunday, April 6, 2008. Feist won five awards including Album of the Year.
As previously announced, Feist has a show coming up at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Now we know the exact date is July 9th and that tickets go on sale Friday. All dates below....

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Feist paper doll (sally grosart)
Feist

concerts scheduled in Prospect Park, Brooklyn (2008) (most free)
Jun 12 - Isaac Hayes (first show of the season)
Jun 19 - Medeski Martin and Wood, Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog (DEFINITELY FREE)
Jun 22 - Salif Keita
Jun 24 - Gilberto Gil (tix)
Jun 26 - Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dixie Hummingbirds
Jun 27 - Cold War Kids (info)
Jun 28 - LYRICIST LOUNGE: CROOKLYN DODGERS REUNION (info)
July 11 - Brazilian Girls (info)
July 12 - Beth Orton, Matt Munisteri (info)
July 17 - Jerry Douglas Band, The Holmes Brothers
July 18 - Deerhoof, Metropolis Ensemble (info)
July 25 - Philip Glass, Marta Topferova
Aug 01 - The Knights, Christina Courtin
Aug 02 - The Sippy Cups, Ariane Bass Bass Bass
Aug 03 - Daby Toure

ALSO from the NY TIMES:

Celebrate Brooklyn will open its 30th season on June 12 with a performance by Isaac Hayes. This summer's lineup for the free concert series at the Prospect Park band shell includes Miriam Makeba; Beth Orton; a screening of the Bruce Lee movie "Enter the Dragon," with live accompaniment by Karsh Kale; a tribute to the R&B singer Bill Withers; and a benefit by Feist.
The Bill Withers tribute is one of Hal Willner's multi-artist shows.

Feist is about to leave on a tour that also has her playing two shows at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC at the end of April.

Many of the Central Park Summerstage shows have also leaked out, not to mention some stuff happening at McCarren Pool.

This will be "Celebrate Brooklyn"'s 30th year of concerts in Prospect Park. Check out the multi-artist birthday video below.....

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DOWNLOAD: Deer Tick - Beautiful Girls (Sean Kingston Cover) (MP3)

Deer TicksAs each day goes by, I keep falling more and more in love with Deer Tick. Check out the non-album cover of a Sean Kingston song above. Check out Deer Tick with Doveman (who I also love) TONIGHT (Feb 15, 2008) @ Southpaw in Brooklyn (A Zombieville party). You can run back and forth between Southpaw and Union Hall where the Forms are playing (a Gothamist party).

I've got two pairs of tickets to give away to the Southpaw show tonight. To win, e-mail BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Dove Tick). Include your first and last name in the email. Two winners will be contacted soon.

DoveDoveman is also playing Saturday night (Feb 16th) at the Stone (or so says his website anyway).

Deer Tick is also playing Glasslands on February 28th, and my official SXSW showcase in Austin.

Doveman also listed some of his favorite things in 2007, and I accidentaly never posted it. The abridged version is below....

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nobody loves Kanye like Kanye
Kanye West and Grammys

finally posing with someone more her size *
Kanye West and Feist
* that dude doesn't count

Continue reading "Kanye West - updated 2008 Tour Dates, new videos, Feist"

aka Feist's Grammy performance was kind of boring

Feist & Mocky @ the Grammys - Feb 10, 2008
Feist at the Grammys

More photos below......

Continue reading "they should have done a live Cirque Du Soleil version of the "1234" video instead"

Tom Araya of Slayer arrives w/ family @ The Grammys - Feb 10, 2008
Slayer at the Grammys

Les Savy Fav @ McCarren Pool, July 2006 (Jonny Leather)
McCarren Park Pool

Slip n Slide @ McCarren Pool, August 2007 (Brunocerous)
McCarren Park Pool

Deerhoof @ McCarren Pool, August 2006 (Paul Bachmann)
McCarren Park Pool

As Gothamist and Curbed have pointed out, McCarren Park Pool will be back for at least one more summer of concerts in 2008. After that? Other stuff.

Some videos from past pool shows below...

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Cat Power live on WNYC

I mentioned seven posts ago about how Thao Nguyen ran into Cat Power at a radio station, and then in the last post I posted Thao's radio broadcast, and now here's Cat Power's. Cat Power (Chan Marshall) was also recently seen watching Radiohead with Feist and Mary J Blige.....

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The Reminder

Canadian singer Leslie Feist is the winner of the Seventh Annual Shortlist Music Prize for her album The Reminder. Feist is the second female artist to win the prize, following Cat Power who won the award last year.

Feist is the first Canadian winner of the Shortlist Music Prize, joining Irish singer Damien Rice and Icelandic band Sigur Ros as Shortlist winners who hail from outside the US. Previous winners also include American artists Sufjan Stevens, N*E*R*D and TV on the Radio.

Feist just announced some tour dates, and is playing the Grammys. RCRD LBL is giving away a Portishead-esque song by Readymade FC with Leslie Feist on vocals.

Cat Power (Chan Marshall) recently visited India, and visits NYC this Wednesday.

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Feist shirt

Blah, Hammerstein Ballrooom. Two dates there in April. Presale (username: feist, password: tickets). Catch her on the Grammys on Sunday. All dates below..

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Snoop Dogg"Multiple nominees Feist, Alicia Keys and Brad Paisley have joined the performance lineup for the 50th Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 10 at Los Angeles' Staples Center....The industry breathed a lot easier earlier this week after the Writers' Guild of America struck an interim deal with Grammy producers, ensuring the show would move forward despite the ongoing writers' strike." [Billboard]

Listen to Snoop Dogg's "Sexual Eruption" feat. Robyn (Fyre Department Remix), below...

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Leslie Feist & director Patrick Daughters (NY Times)
Feist and Patrick Daughters

Patrick also directed "1234", "Mushaboom (version 2)", and "My Moon My Man". "I Feel it All" below...

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Kimya is the new Feist, @ Europa, Brooklyn, NY - Jan 16, 2008 (CRED)
Kimya Dawson @ Europa

If you were wondering why Kimya Dawson and Adam Green never ended up reuniting on the Conan O'Brien show....

Well, we said yes initially because I didn't realize what the situation still was with the strike. Then John Darnielle emailed me and told me what the deal was with Conan being forced back on and when I realized that no agreement had been reached with the writers, I cancelled. [Kimya Dawson to Gothamist]
Kimya played Europa last night, and Southpaw and Sound Fix right before that. More dates TBA, and at her MySpace.

DOWNLOAD: Feist - 1234 (Vanshe Technologic Remix) (MP3)

Feist and Snoop Dogg

The Coen brothers' No Country For Old Men was the big winner at the Critics' Choice Awards in the US, taking home three awards including best film......Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood won a prize for the soundtrack to Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood, and its star, Daniel Day Lewis, won best actor......Awards came in pairs for two other films, teenage pregnancy drama Juno, and musical comedy Hairspray. [BBC]
Photo via Idolator UPDATE: a second picture is below...

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DOWNLOAD: Feist - Mushaboom (Postal Service Remix) (MP3)

Kevin Drew and Ben Gibbard

Death Cab For Cutie is coming out with a new album in May 2008. You can watch a trailer for it on their new website.

Also to look foward to in 2008: a collaboration between Death Cab frontman Ben Gibbard and Leslie Feist...

during a recent off day in Louisville, she and her touring band got the itch to roll tape. "We thought, day off? Let's just do something fun," she recalls. "Bowling? A hike? Instead, we rented a studio."

There, "we took turns and played together," she says. Feist "fooled around on some new stuff" and sang a Grizzly Bear song. She also recorded the basic track for a collaboration with Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, which will appear on the "Red Hot and Indie" compilation being produced by the National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner. [Billboard]

For a taste of what Gibbard & Feist sound like together, download the Postal Servce remix of "Mushaboom that is linked on the top of this post - right over that picture of Ben singing with Feist's Broken Social Scene band-mate (and boyfriend) Kevin Drew. That photo was taken by Chona Kasinger at a "Spirit If" show in October - a few weeks before a member of Pavement played with Kevin in NYC..

....Beck, Wilco, White Stripes, Kanye West, The Shins, Common & Jay-Z too

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse receives the nomination for Best Record (Mark Ronson), Album of the Year (vs Kanye West), Song of the Year, Best New Artist (vs Feist!), Best Female Pop Vocal Performance (vs Feist!), Best Pop Vocal Album (vs Feist!), and Producer of the Year (Mark Ronson)! I guess it's not weird she was on the cover of the Post.

Is this the Grammys or the Plug Awards?
All (50th annual) Grammy nominations HERE.

Jonathanpberger made the "Spooooky Hallowinehouse" you see above. More like it HERE. His inspiration HERE.

Now Feist has something else to talk about.

DOWNLOAD: Sidetrack (Dirty Projectors) - Too Much Pressure (MP3)

Sidetrack

This song will appear in the soundtrack for an independent film, 'Vernon Avenue' by Steffani Jemison and Amiel Melnick that takes place in Bed Stuy. The words are adapted from a scene in the movie where a man is teaching a girl how to play the guitar. I wrote the music, SideTrack and I co-produced. They are playing second at the Bowery on Tues, after Julianna Barwick and before White Williams." -Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors
This song is the perfect addition to one of my favorite albums of the year.

Tonight's show is still not sold out (Dec 4, 2007). Sidetrack was also scheduled to back Grizzly Bear on Conan O'Brien - the show that never happened due to the writer's strike. Grizzly Bear recently offered up these two sweet tracks.....

DOWNLOAD: Daniel Rossen (Grizzly Bear) - Too Little Too Late (Jo Jo cover) (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Grizzly Bear - Graceland (Paul Simon) (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Feist - Intuition (alternate version) (MP3)

Ed Droste top 15 albums of 2007 below.....

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Feist arriving to the Letterman show

Feist is big. See her talk about it with Jon Pareles on January 12th in NYC. Tickets are on sale. Many other 2008 "New York Times Arts and Leisure Week" are on sale too (the shows that disappeared after I posted them last time).

On December 12th (exactly one month earlier) - Feist performs "1234" ON THE TODAY SHOW. That's her arriving her for Letterman in the photo above.

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Kevin Drew & Feist

Gothamist: Broken Social Scene’s music has been featured on movies and TV shows. Have you licensed any of your songs for advertising?

Kevin Drew: No, we turned down a lot, a lot of commercials. And you have to understand that this was the last move we could make when we were starting out as a band, in terms of sort of making some kind of statement that we didn’t want to be an advertisement. But now, even compared to two years ago, it’s just completely different. There used to be a textbook you had to follow to be an independent band but that doesn’t even exist anymore.

Commercials are now the new mainstream radio and there’s not even an element of anyone suspecting a band is selling out anymore when you go and do commercials. That is now the way for you to get your music out there, that is the way for people to hear your music and purchase your records; it is the strongest force for getting your music out, which is fucking crazy! But it’s not my battle, you know. I think a lot of bands have been foolish about it and put their songs in really stupid commercials and I think a lot of people have been very smart about it and put their songs in very good spots.

Broken Social Scene (and very special guests) perform Kevin Drew's "Spirit If" (and other songs) at Webster Hall in NYC tonight (Nov 14, 2007).

BSS ("Spirit If") @ The Metro, Chicago - Nov 3, 2007 (CRED)
Broken Social Scene in Chicago

J. Mascis (Dinosaur Jr), Scott Kannberg (Pavement), James Shaw (Metric) and Emily Haines (Metric) will all be joining Kevin Drew & friends on stage tomorrow night at Webster Hall in NYC. (Nov 14, 2007). Arthur & Yu are opening. Tickets are still on sale. I definitely want to go now. Updated tour dates below...

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