Entries tagged with: Halloween
Like he did last year, Tim Fite is giving away an awesome and free Halloween-themed EP on his website. Don't wait to grab it though. After today it will be gone (until next year at least because this year he is offering last year's again too).
Fite says ³I will be handing out more candy on Halloween this year, and all the bad kids are excited!!!²If you're in Philadelphia you can catch Tim Fite opening for Man Man at Starlight Ballroom tonight (Halloween). If you're in Texas, Tim, like many others will be performing at the Fun Fun Fun Fest next week. If you're in NYC, Tim is opening for the Constantines at Music Hall of Williamsburg in December. All dates below....
..This year Fite is adding a few more songs to his costume clad repertoire in the form of a brand new EP ding-dong, Ditch!!! - a bone crunching examination of the less savory rituals of Hallows Eve. If you have ever hurled an egg at a neighbor, stolen candy from a baby, dug a shallow grave, or been disappointed by a box of raisins ding-dong, Ditch!!! is the soundtrack for your Halloween mischief!
Dear Friends and Fans,Free MP3 and new video are both at Bruce's site until Sunday night. The lyrics to "A Night with the Jersey Devil" are below...
If you grew up in central or south Jersey, you grew up with the "Jersey Devil." Here's a little musical Halloween treat. Have fun!
the Last Shadow Puppets @ Sound Fix (more by Bao Nguyen)
today in NYC
* Cypress Hill @ Nokia Theatre
* MGMT & Suicide @ Webster Hall
* Henry Rollins Spoken Word @ Town Hall
* Professor Pez @ Public Assembly
* Justice, Busy P, Sebastian & So Me @ Webster Hall
* The Last Shadow Puppets @ Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom
* O'Death, Hoots and Hellmouth & La Strada @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Rachel Yamagata, Meiko, Thao Nguyen & Samantha Crain @ Bowery Ballroom
Halloween is tomorrow. Some classic videos below...
Yacht @ SXSW (more by Ryan Muir)
Blake & Amy Winehouse (more)
Halloween is Friday! NYC shows this year include Apes & Androids @ (le) poisson rouge, Ryan Adams @ the Apollo, World/Inferno Friendship Society @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple, Matt & Kim/Ponytail/etc @ Danbro, Danielson @ Knitting Factory, the Misfits @ BB King's, Cafe Tacuba @ Terminal 5, the Black Crowes @ Hammerstein, Phil Lesh @ Nokia, MGMT/Amazing Baby/Violens @ MHOW, and Voodoo Culture Clash @ Spiegelworld
Then of course there's the parade.
New York's Village Halloween Parade. The 95th Annual!The official parade afterparty is at Webster Hall.
Friday, October 31, 2008 Starting at 7 p.m.
This year's theme is Ghost. This year's Parade is dedicated to Rudie Berkhout --Merrymaker, Genius, Creator, Humanist, Lover, Composer, Artist, Holographer, Mentor,Explorer, Visionary, Mystic, Instigator, Teacher.
We truly miss him.
What else is happening that you recommend? Please post-anything going on Halloween-related in the comments.
Bradford Cox made some Halloween songs. Get them at the top of this post. Dancin Kim teaches you to do the Thriller....in the video below...
by Black Bubblegum
Is this like a tradition now? The Cardinals featuring a Ryan "Grizzly" Adams have scheduled a show at the Apollo on Halloween, thats the second year of Halloween shows for "Grizzly". Tickets go on sale Saturday, Oct 18th at 10AM (password = FIXIT). Post-Halloween, "The Griz" has a short UK tour mapped out before he hits the road with the Gallagher brothers (Oasis) including a show at MSG on Dec 17th. Tickets are still available.
Ryan Adams & The Cardinals are on the verge of dropping Cardinology, which hits store shelves/the interwebs on Oct 28th... you can preorder it here. The first single, "Fix It", is available for purchase now, but check out a snippet of it live below.
Grizzmiester R (OK, I'll be the the first to admit when something doesn't work) played Tulsa on Thursday Oct 16th. Peep the setlist below and peep all of his recent setlists, as well as why Danzig rocks his face off at his blog.
All dates below...
Amazing Baby - 2008 NYC tour dates
Sep 15 - MHOW w/ A Place to Bury Strangers (tonight)
Sep 18 - Roseland Ballroom w/ Bloc Party (free)
Oct 31 - MHOW w/ MGMT, Violens, Boy Crisis & Francis & the Lights
Bobb Trimble's Flying Spiders & Chrome/Helios Creed are opening the MGMT show at Webster Hall on October 30th. Tickets for both MGMT shows are on sale this Friday and the pre-sale begins this Wednesday at 10:00 am, ending at 10:00 pm the same day (password = congratulations). All AB tour dates below...
photos by Zach Dilgard
Soulwax recently remixed MGMT. Get the MP3 HERE.
One of the music stories of the summer was, like it or not, that MGMT drew huge crowds almost everywhere they played. Lollapalooza was one of those places. The (not yet posted) pictures in this post are from that performance.
MGMT start a tour with Beck later this month and play two shows with him in NYC on October 9th and 10th. Later that month they'll play two soon-to-be-announced NYC shows of their own. All dates (and more pics) below...
DOWNLOAD: Daft Punk - Human After All (Justice Remix) (MP3)
DAFT PUNK IS ON...
I'm sure you already know that Daft Punk recorded their 1st show on this latest string of live dates at the Paris Bercy back in June. I'm also sure that you know that Daft Punk just released this recording as Daft Punk Alive. What you might not have known (if you didn't read the live webchat on Wednesday) is that the INSANE (TOGETHER!) mashup that DP play as their encore is not included on Alive. It is available on the deluxe edition which is $15.99 here. And to celebrate....
DAFT PUNK'S ALIVE 2007: OFFICIAL LP RELEASE PARTYNote: I'm not in Faux Punk and I won't play a single Daft Punk track, but I'll (David Bruno) definitely be doing a special set for this party and it will be mental.
An All Night Dance Party with Faux Punk: A Daft Punk Cover DJ Crew
+ David Bruno (Slap You in Public) + giveaways & prizes
Friday, December 7, 2007, 10pm Doors - 18+
Celebrate the release of Daft Punk's Alive 2007 lp at Brooklyn's Studio B on Friday, December 7, 2007. The all night dance party will feature an extended set from Faux Punk, the world's best/worst/only Daft Punk cover dj crew, whom will spin Daft Punk music, remixes and surprises throughout the evening. There will also be tons of Daft Punk giveaways and prizes to be won!
CONTEST 1: The robots in Faux Punk have granted us the power to award 2 pairs of tickets to the release party. Email BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: PUNK) with your name. Two randomly selected names will be selected Thursday December 6th.
CONTEST 2: The rad doods from Fixed (JDH + DAVE P) have given us two pairs of tickets to the next edition of Fixed with Tiefschwarz on Saturday December 8th at Studio B. Email BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: FIXED) with your name for that random drawing. Same deal, Thursday winners will be emailed.
Tiefschwarz are two brothers from Germany that have been making house music since they were born. I first heard of them when they were putting out sublime deep house cuts around 1997 or 1998. Around 2002 - 2003, their sound turned a bit bigger, more electrofied, slightly insane, and clubby. They blew up. They also most likely influenced a lot of the crunchier music you are hearing in clubs these days (and your sweethearts Justice). You have no doubt caught drift of their remixes for Goldfrapp, The Rapture, Depeche Mode, Kelis, Freform Five, and their own massive tracks including "Warning Siren" with Mattie Safer from the Rapture on vocals. Party starting is not something Ali and Basti are opposed to... -David
Tickets are also on sale for two screenings of Daft Punk's film Electroma at Music Hall on December 22nd (you may have seen it already in August). The NYC shows are part of a movie tour. All dates, the trailer and a lot more pictures of people dressed like Daft Punk, below....
DOWNLOAD: Arcade Fire - Win Butler Rebelion against Nottingham (MP3) (via)
Alicia was Regine for Halloween (CRED)
I forgot the SNL appearance was happening...
"In the mid-90s, that's when I went indie." [Daryl Hall]
Hall & Oates, Halloween 2007
Also a popular Halloween costume, Daryl Hall & John Oates just added a 2nd NYC show at Beacon Theatre - part of their "Home For Christmas Tour 2007". The new date is December 11th. Tickets go on sale Saturday @ 10am ($150.00, $75.00, $40.00). December 12th is sold out. More Hall & Oates Halloween costumes, below....
I have to finish what I started, and I guess that would be compiling the world's biggest collection of people dressed as Amy Winehouse for Halloween. I was already up to 92 pictures. By the end of this post you'll have seen another 166. Some are great, and more than a few paired Amy with her boyfriend Blake Fielder-Civil. This photo falls into both of those categories....
Even more looked less like Amy, and then there were many Amys that decided to hang out with Pete Doherty instead of Blake - a pairing that makes a lot of sense from the English musician drug addict tabloid point of view. This picture falls into both of those categories....
Pete Doggerty & Amy Doghouse
In related news,
After Amy Wino's hideous performance at the MTV Europe Awards last night, she was booed when she accepted an award for Artists' Choice. Pete Doherty immediately came to her defense.Then there was Amy with Lily Allen...
He was asked what advice he would give Wino, "I wouldn't give her any. She's fine. It's all bollocks. People should leave her alone. I went for a drink with her earlier today and she's totally fine. Perfectly healthy and happy.
"People are saying she's out of control, but she's not. She's a sensible girl and she knows what she's doing. She ain't doing nothing wrong." [dlisted]
and even Amy with M.I.A....
Now we'll get to more Amy's in a second, but first: To answer my own question, "no", Amy is no longer playing the MTVu Woody Awards or Saturday Night Live due to visa issues. Oh well - not a big loss considering how scary her last live appearance was. That video, and a zillion more Amy impersonators, below.....
Morrissey's band dressed down for Halloween - Oct 31, 2007 (CRED)
I have nothing but love for Morrissey. That said, this quote is kind of funny...
...And while Morrissey has tended to stay off the road for long periods, the upcoming break will last only a few months, given the high demand to see the man in person.Previously
"He'll be back out in January," Mercuriadis says. "We'll take a short break and then start again in March." [Billboard]
* lots of fun Morrissey stuff
CONTEST: Win a pair of tickets to see Figurines & Dappled Cities at Mercury Lounge tonight now by emailing BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM(subject: Figurines). Include your first and last name. One winner will be picked right away and emailed back.
dick in a box @ Flavorpill Halloween party, NYC - Oct 31, 2007 (CRED)
* nurse your hangover
* Sufjan Stevens plays BAM
* Decemberists DO NOT play Terminal 5
* Crown Point Festival continues
* Shakey's Record Fair at APT
* Rogue Wave is playing Bowery Ballroom
* Tiny Vipers is opening for Rogue Wave
* Port O'Brien are opening for them too
* Q-Tip is DJing at Club Love
* Isis is at Irving Plaza Fillmore
* The Thermals are playing Warsaw
* The Coathangers are playing Death By Audio
* Be Your Own Pet are at Maxwell's
* Phil Lesh & friends are at Nokia Theatre
* Bon Jovi plays another show at the Prudential Center
* Figurines & Dappled Cities are at Mercury Lounge
So many big indie rock choices to choose from tonight (with now one less than there was) - not good considering I feel like I should not leave home for at least another day or two.
The Sex Pistols embarrassed punk rock on Leno. Then they did it again on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (kind of boring and horrible) Video below. What else?
Arcade Fire - Oct 31, 2007
Arcade Fire's Win Butler was hit in the face by a bottle during last night's (October 31) gig in Nottingham. The band, who were dressed in Halloween costumes (pictured), were playing 'Neighbourhood #3 (Power Out)' when he got hit. Butler changed the lyrics to: "Where'd you go? / No seriously/ Where'd you go you fucker?"See also: Will Butler vs. Sasha Frere-Jones
The band went off stage and returned for a performance of 'Rebellion (Lies)' and, according to a witness, "someone threw something again". Butler stopped playing for a second time and told the audience: "We''ll never play Nottingham again" before continuing with the song. [NME]
only one cardinal (CRED)
In spite of a supremely generous set length (3+ hours and roughly thirty songs), I left last night's Ryan Adams show sorely disappointed. In fact, out of the near-dozen times I've seen Ryan over the past few years, I would easily place this gig at the bottom of the list. I'm not certain if it was a lack of energy, the reinterpreted versions of Ryan's older tunes and/or a general longing for Ryan's incomparable stage banter, but something seemed slightly off. [says the Music Slut]Ryan Adams & The Cardinals played a Halloween show at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC last night (Oct 31, 2007). Set list below....
The B-52's @ Roseland Ballrooom, NYC - Oct 31, 2007 (CRED)
File under "REALLY?" -- "THE B-52'S TO RELEASE FIRST STUDIO ALBUM IN 16 YEARS ON ASTRALWERKS FEBRUARY 26, 2008". More below....
on the set of the new Sam Champion video (CRED)
Two new music videos that go well with Halloween (visually at least)....