Entries tagged with: Jamie Lidell
Money Mark, Sinkane, more at Atomic Bomb! rehearsal (more by Rebecca Greenfield)
Yesterday we mentioned David Byrne's Luaka Bop label is celebrating 25 years with a few NYC events this October, and that one of those was the previously-announced Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor performance happening at Central Park's Modern Sky Fest (10/4-5) (which also includes Blood Brothers, Liars, Cat Power and more). Now the lineup for this edition of Atomic Bomb! has been announced and it includes hip hop vets Dead Prez, free jazz pioneer Pharoah Sanders, psych duo Peaking Lights (who also remixed Onyeabor), British soul/funk singer Jamie Lidell, DFA-signed Yeasayer/of Montreal collaborator Sinkane, Hot Chip singer Alexis Taylor, South African group The Mahotella Queens, Beastie Boys collaborator Money Mark, and "a FANTASTIC group of horn players and Nigerian percussionists" with still more TBA. Tickets, including single day passes and 2-day passes, are still available.
Stream their remix of William Onyeabor below...
by Andrew Sacher
Jamie Lidell at Glasslands in April (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
Still on the heels of his funky, maximalist R&B new self titled album, Jamie Lidell will be returning to NYC for his second time this year, this week. His tour has him arriving at Le Poisson Rouge tonight (8/1), his first of three shows in the area. Tonight's show is being opened by indie folk/hip hop mixer Emily Wells and DJ Shiftee. Tickets are still available.
Tonight will be his most intimate one, but if intimacy is less important to you than saving money, on Friday (8/2) at Prospect Park he plays a big, free Celebrate Brooklyn! show that also includes Baltimore weirdo Dan Deacon and Stones Throw-signed soul trio The Stepkids. Doors open at 6:30 PM and show starts at 7:30.
Then, a little farther out from NYC, Jamie plays one more free show on Saturday (8/3) at The Surf Lodge in the Hamptons. Doors open at 5 PM for this one.
These are his last three North American dates before two European festivals he plays later this month. All dates are listed, along with a stream of "What A Shame" from the new album, below...
MS MR @ MHOW this month (more by Toby Tennenbaum)
Montauk venue Surf Lodge's 2013 free Summer Concert Series has an impressive line-up that kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with Theophilus London and Portugal. The Man, and continues this weekend with MS MR on Saturday (6/1). This year's slate includes Bear Mountain (6/8), Willie Nelson (6/9), Django Django (6/16), Ra Ra Riot (6/22), Phosphorescent (6/30), Blonde Redhead (7/13), Father John Misty solo (7/28), Jamie Lidell (8/3) Autre Ne Veut (8/24), and the previously discussed YACHT show (8/31). Again, the shows are free.
Full Surf Lodge Summer Concert Series line-up below...
Jamie Lidell at Glasslands last month (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
In addition to the previously discussed FREE Jamie Lidell show scheduled to take over Prospect Park on August 2 with co-headliner Dan Deacon, the dance-y Englishman has scheduled another, far more intimate show the day prior at Le Poisson Rouge on August 1. Tickets are on sale. The show is one of a few select dates for Lidell, all of which are listed below.
Lidell was recently the subject of a short documentary, Jamie Lidell - What We See Is What You Get and you can watch it below too.
Meanwhile, Dan Deacon was recently announced as part of FYF in Los Angeles. Also, his Record Store Day 2013 single, "Konono Ripoff Nº1," recently got the video treatment, and the clip involves an interactive element courtesy Dan's smartphone app. Check that out, along with his and Jamie's tour schedule, below.
photos by Kyle Dean Reinford
Jamie Lidell @ Glasslands, 4/9/2013
With his show at Music Hall of Williamsburg sold out, electrofunk practitioner Jamie Lidell added a second show in the Brooklyn nabe at the much smaller, now-cloudless Glasslands on Tuesday (4/9). The show, which featured an opening set from Ludwig Persik, was the inaugural "NYC Popup" event thown by WillCall mobile app. (WillCall and Glasslands previously teamed up to help out on our first day party of SXSW 2013.) At the helm of a control deck worthy of the Millenium Falcon, Jamie let his magnetic personality and powerful pipes pilot the night.
Jamie Lidell and Empress Of's sold-out MHoW goes down Saturday night (4/13). More pics from Glasslands are below.
by Andrew Sacher
LA-imported NYC resident RL Grime dropped his impressive Grapes EP last year, which featured remixes from Salva, LOL Boys, and Shlohmo, but really began picking up speed a few months after its release when he teamed up with Salva for a remix of Kanye West's "Mercy" (which you can stream below). RL Grime and Salva teamed up again this year to give a similar treatment to "What A Shame" from Jamie Lidell's new self titled album. That remix came out in late March via Warp and you can stream it below as well.
RL Grime will be heading out on the "High Beams Tour" this May, which kicks off on the West Coast and includes a NYC show on May 9 at Le Poisson Rouge. Tickets for that show are on sale now. If you're wondering what seeing RL Grime live is like, check out the recording of his set at HARD Miami that was recently posted. It's a great, club-ready set full of bangers like his remixes of Chief Keef's "Sosa," and Rihanna's "Pour It Up," mixed in with pieces of Rustie, TNGHT, Baauer, and lots more. All dates on the "High Beams Tour" are listed below.
Meanwhile, collaborator Salva, who released the Odd Furniture EP earlier this year, has a bunch of upcoming dates scheduled including a NYC show as part of the Red Bull Music Academy NYC residency at Santos Party House on May 23 with a great lineup of Big Freedia, Drop the Lime, DJ Spinn & DJ Rashad, Afrika Baambata, and others. Tickets for that show are still available.
And speaking of Jamie Lidell, he plays Glasslands tonight (4/9).
All RL Grime and Salva dates are listed, along with the Jamie Lidell/Kanye remixes, below...
As mentioned, Jamie Lidell is currently on tour in support of his new, self-titled album. That tour hits NYC on April 13 at Music Hall of Williamsburg with Empress Of and Ludwig Persik, which is sold out. If you wanted to go and didn't get tickets, fear not: Jamie's just added another show in Williamsburg, playing a few days earlier at Glasslands on April 9 with opener Ludwig Persik. (That date was originally scheduled for Toronto which is now happening on 4/8.) Tickets can only be purchased through the WillCall mobile app that's available for iPhone/Ipad and Android.
Jamie recently released a remix of "You Naked" by Jimmy Edgar and you can stream that below. Updated dates are below too.
The 14th edition of Mutek, Montreal's annual "international festival of digital creativ and electronic music," will happen May 29 - June 2. The festival has released the initial line-up of performers, including Matthew Herbert, Andy Stott, Jamie Lidell, John Talabot, Martyn, Onra and more. Mutek Passports (good for the whole fest) and Weekend Passes (good for 5/31 - 6/2) are on sale now.
Matthew Herbert will have a very busy 2013. In addition to a new album, End of Silence, which was constructed from just one sound, he's got a 130 track compilation titled Herbert Complete which collects his house-oriented productions. That digital-only comp will be out in March and his new album a month later. He's also working with the England's Royal Opera House to create a work based on Faust that will premiere in 2014.
More info on Mutek 2013 is here and initial line-up is below.
Empress Of @ Glasslands, 2012 (more by Robert Altman)
The indie pop sound of Brooklyn's own Empress Of (aka Lorely Rodriguez) has been featured on Stereogum, Gorilla vs Bear, and FADER, and can be experienced live tonight (2/16) at the new Silent Barn, at SXSW in March and on tour with Jamie Lidell throughout April (Music Hall of Williamsburg included). Dates, songs and videos, below...
THEESatisfaction at Bowery Ballroom in 2011 (more by Toby Tenenbaum)
Woe @ Public Assembly, Sept. 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
SVIIB @ Doc Marten's Store, Jan. 2013 (more by Robert Altman)
today in NYC
* Ultra @ The Stone
* Lalana @ Joes Pub
* Lava Bat @ The Stone
* Sarah Alden @ Barbes
* ?uestlove @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Mavrothi Kontanis @ Barbes
* Gemini Club @ Mercury Lounge
* Emeli Sande @ The Living Room
* Kathleen Edwards @ City Winery
* The English Beat @ The Bell House
* SHOWPAPER Shows Off @ Roulette
* Woe, Anicon, Skullshitter @ Saint Vitus
* Company of Thieves @ Highline Ballroom
* The Vaccines, DIIV, San Cisco @ Terminal 5
* Gin Blossoms, Crash Boom Bang @ B.B King's
* Mr. Dream, Shark?, Sleepies @ 59 Canal Street
* Quicksand, Cymbals Eat Guitars @ Webster Hall
* Todd Terje, Danny Krivit, Walker & Royce @ Cielo
* THEESatisfaction, Njena Reddd Foxxx @ S.O.B's
* Hexvoid, Epicdemia, Twin Guns @ Public Assembly
* Keane, Youngblood Hawke @ Radio City Music Hall
* Kopecky Family Band, Eastern Sea @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Shovels and Rope, Andrew Combs @ Bowery Ballroom
* Celestial Shore, Krill, Leapling, Lost Boy? @ Silent Barn
* Christian Finnegan, Justin Silver @ Eastville Comedy Club
* The Chapin Sisters, Twigs, Condesa @ Pete's Candy Store
* Rumors, Cascading Slopes, Leverage Models @ Cameo Gallery
* Tony Quattro, Kuhrye-oo, Psychic Twin, Prism House @ 285 Kent
* Mystical Weapons, Devi Mambouka, No Bra @ Santos Party House
* Advaeta, Low Fat Getting High,Turnip King, Journalism @ Cake Shop
* My Radio, Arian Saleh, Delta Saints @ Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 1)
* Hooray For Earth, Ice Choir, DJ Jessica Zambri @ The Knitting Factory
* Seven Teares, Mossneck, Mad Osztrosis, Tody Driver @ Death By Audio
* The Harmonica Lewinskies, Samuel Cooper of Sunglasses, Luray @ Pianos
* School of Seven Bells, Prince Rama, Weeknight @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Diamond Doves, Tallahassee, Last Good Tooth, Papertwin @ The Bowery Electric
* Caged Animals, Phonetag, Qualms, Kissing Is A Crime, Naploean @ Shea Stadium
* Crocodiles (duo aet), Cassie Ramone, SISU, Punks on Mars (duo set) @ Glasslands
Seattle's THEESatisfaction play SOB's tonight and tickets are still available. The duo just dropped a new mixtape, THEESatisfaction Loves Erykah Badu, and you can stream it below or download it for free at their Bandcamp.
Mystical Weapons, aka the duo of Sean Lennon and Deerhoof's Greg Saunier, plays Santos tonight.
Tonight at 8 PM is the series finale of 30 Rock. Blergh!
SISU, which is fronted by Dum Dum Girls drummer Sandra Vu, play Glasslands tonight with stripped-down versions of Crocodiles and Punks on Mars, plus a solo set from Cassie Ramone. If you go tonight, be sure to wish Sandy a happy birthday.
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Jamie Lidell has a new video for his song "You Naked" and you can check that out below.
German neo-classical-meets-techno trio Brandt Brauer Frick are set to release their new album, Miami, on March 11. Unlike last year's instrumental Mr. Machine, the new LP features a host of guest vocalists, including Jamie Lidell, Nina Kraviz, Om'Mas Keith, and Gudrun Gut. You can stream Lidell's contribution, "Broken Pieces," below, along with a striking trailer for the album.
No North American tour dates on the horizon unfortunately, but European dates are listed below. Album art and track list below as well.
by Andrew Sacher
Pegasus Warning at Brooklyn Bowl in October (more by Sarah Gainer)
Pegasus Warning (aka NYC musician Guillermo E. Brown) is probably best known for the artists he's collaborated with, which include CANT, Das Racist, Twin Shadow, Spoek Mathambo, Saul Williams, Tortoise, Anti-Pop Consortium, El-P, Arto Lindsay, Jamie Lidell, and more. But there's a good chance that will change when he releases his debut EP, Woof Ticket, this February. The EP features the single, "Nothing2Show," a soul and rock inflicted electro cut that wouldn't sound out of place on Bloc Party's Intimacy. You can stream that single and a Gordon Voidwell remix of the track below.
Pegasus Warning will be playing a hometown show at The Bowery Electric TONIGHT (11/28) with Vernous and DJ Sexy Precious. Doors are at 9 and admission is $10 for tonight's 21+ show.
As mentioned, one of Guillermo's collaborators, Jamie Lidell has a new self titled album coming out this February too. If you were a fan of the abrasive R&B of that album's single, "What A Shame," you'll probably find something to like in Pegasus Warning also.
Streams are below.
by Andrew Sacher
As mentioned, English R&B singer Jamie Lidell will release his new, self titled album on February 19 via Warp. It will be his first album since 2010 and the lead single, "What A Shame" is a pretty exciting taste of what's to come. You can check out that song and the album tracklist below. The cover art is above.
Jamie will be touring internationally in support of the album in 2013, and while all of the dates have not been revealed yet, a few have begun to surface including a NYC show happening on April 13 at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (11/30) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (11/28) at noon.
A list of all currently known dates, album tracklist, and song stream, are below.
Trail of Dead at BV-SXSW 2011 (more by Chris Gersbeck)
today in NYC
* The Dan Band @ Gramercy Theatre
* Simon Amstell @ Theatre 80
* Super Hi Fi, Full Tang @ Zebulon
* Eli Young Band, JT Hodges @ Terminal 5
* Future Rock, Damn Right! @ Brooklyn Bowl
* The Hounds Below, Pomegranates @ The Delancey
* K'naan, City of the Sun @ Highline Ballroom
* Ash, Reputante, ANML @ Knitting Factory
* Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra @ Joe's Pub
* Phil Lesh & Friends @ The Capitol Theatre
* Ani DiFranco @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Grace Potter & the Nocturnals @ Beacon Theatre
* High Highs, Snowmine @ Mercury Lounge
* Mike Cooley (of Drive-By Truckers) @ Slipper Room
* The Death Set, Deathface, No Way @ Cameo Gallery
* Banning Eyre, Sam Dickey, Luke Quaranta @ Barbes
* Start Making Sense, The Great White Caps @ The Bell House
* Phutureprimitive, Space Jesus, Soulacybin @ Glasslands Gallery
* Liam Finn, Reuben and the Dark @ Glasslands Gallery
* Spirit Family Reunion, Adam Arcuragi @ Mercury Lounge
* Blondes, Maxmillion Dunbar, Holly Herndon @ 285 Kent
* Bassnectar, Gramatik, Gladkill @ The Wellmont Theatre
* Extreme Animals, Eric Copeland @ Secret Project Robot
* Mind Over Mirrors + Miguel Gutierrez @ Issue Project Room
* Midnight Magic, Something In Spanish, DJ Scribe @ Cameo Gallery
* Neon Piss, Shoxx, Nuclear Spring, Survival @ Death By Audio
* Viva Mayday, Chainwave, Johanna Glaza, The Veevees @ The Bowery Electric
* Vassals, T.H.E.M., Blank Paper, Little Racer @ Paper Box
* The Everymen, The Brooklyn What, The Skipjack @ Saint Vitus
* Lamb of God, In Flames, Sylosis, Hatebreed @ Roseland Ballroom
* Dr. John and The Blind Boys of Alabama @ Bergen Performing Arts Center
* Naomi Punk, G Green, Parquet Courts, Psychic Blood @ 285 Kent
* Taking Back Sunday, Bayside, The Menzingers @ Best Buy Theatre
* Radical Dads, Dinosaur Feathers, Laser Background, Dead Stars @ Big Snow
* Gold Streets, The Suicide Dolls, Passenger Peru, Thick Voltage @ Union Pool
* Friend Roulette, Flying Pace, Bright Brown, Katie Mullins @ Union Hall
* Eastern Hollows, Doubting Thomas Cruise Control, The National Rifle, Dances @ Cake Shop
* Dan Deacon, Height With Friends, Chester Endersby Gwazda, Alan Resnick @ Bowery Ballroom
* ..And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, The Coathangers, Hussle Club @ Irving Plaza
* Kool A.D., The Underachievers, Aaron Cohen, Kosha Dillz, Johnny Voltik, Chaz Van Queen, Illustrate & Niyre, DJ Obey City @ Littlefield
* John Wesley Harding's Cabinet of Wonders w/ Steve Earle, Loudon Wainwright III, Alec Ounsworth, Quincy Troupe, Gary Shteyngart, Mike Scott and Steve Wickham of the Waterboys @ City Winery
* #SandySucks w/ Flufftronix, Dirtyfinger, Cousin Cole, Tony Quattro, Tanner Caldwell, Furoche, Wckids, Don Cerati, Alt+Beast, Joey G, Skyway @ Public Assembly
The guests for John Wesley Harding's Cabinet of Wonders show at City Winery tonight include Steve Earle, Loudon Wainwright III, Alec Ounsworth, Quincy Troupe, Gary Shteyngart, Mike Scott and Steve Wickham of the Waterboys.
Check out Neon Piss at Death by Audio tonight with Shoxx, Nuclear Spring, and Survival.
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Jamie Lidell will release a self titled album on February 19 via Warp. Check out the awesome lead single, "What A Shame," below.
Yo La Tengo have some visual accompaniment for "Before We Run," the first single off their upcoming album, Fade. Check it out below.
photos bt Chris La Putt
Ted Leo / Big Freedia
Thanks again to everyone for an amazing extended CMJ 2010 weekend that started Thursday night at Music Hall of Williamsburg, continued Friday afternoon at Public Assembly followed by a loft party followed by the free Converse-presented show at Public Assembly on Saturday afternoon, 10/23 (the subject of this post), and which ended on a high, and heavy, note at Union Pool later that night.
This second set of pictures from the event continues below...
Jamie Lidell / Marnie Stern
"As a sucker for daytime events, I headed to Williamsburg's Public Assembly around noon for a show curated by BrooklynVegan. First up (and by "first", I mean, "the first artist I woke up in time to see") was Ted Leo. Performing skeletal, solo versions of his Pharmacists material, Ted more than compensated for the sparse arrangements with furious strumming and hilarious banter. It was nice to see an older, established artist opening a free show designed to showcase rising stars; it sort of set the tone for the rest of the day. His hit-heavy set spanned the full-duration of career, touching on high-water marks like "The High Party" and "Bottled in Cork", and closing with a cover of Euro-dance phenom Robyn's "With Every Heartbeat". This was a perfect set to open the day, and my only recommendation is that the next synth jam he covers be "Chewing Gum", by Annie...Thanks again to everyone for an amazing extended CMJ weekend that started Thursday night at Music Hall of Williamsburg, continued Friday afternoon at Public Assembly followed by a loft party followed by the free Converse-presented show at Public Assembly on Saturday afternoon, 10/23 (the subject of this post), and which ended on a high, and heavy, note at Union Pool later that night.
...Closing the show, metal prodigy Marnie Stern dominated stage two, directly opposite neo-funkster Jamie Lidell headlining the main room. While she reveled in the loose atmosphere, dropping hilariously lewd stage banter and slamming PBR's, Lidell tried a throwback set reflecting his early, robotic Warp Records catalog." [MTV Music Blog]
Hopefully you got there early on Saturday to catch Morning Teleportation who went on when we opened the doors around noon. If so, you may have also grabbed one of the free EarPeace earplugs we gave out, and grabbed a free V-Spot empanada. Hopefully you also had your fill of the free Firefly Vodka + Bourbon and Magic Hat beer we were giving out, snacked on free Raw Revolution bars, bought a free t-shirt or poster for charity (email if you still want one - we have more left). If you weren't there, maybe you caught the live stream (if we can ever make it available for podcast, I will let you know).
Speaking of the bands, hopefully Titus Andronicus's short set didn't bum you out. And if it did, hopefully Big Freedia cheered you right back up.
Like for the Friday party, there are two sets of pictures for this one. The second one is on its way. The first one, along with a bunch of videos, continues below...
For those keeping count, BrooklynVegan will be at Music Hall of Williamsburg Thursday night, Public Assembly on Friday day, and Sunday night at Union Pool. Add to that list (as previously mentioned): Saturday day at Public Assembly. And for this one we teamed up with Converse to bring you the following stellar 100% FREE SHOW....
The date: Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
The time: noon-6pm
The place: Public Assembly (70 North 6th St)
STAGE 1That's sixteen kick ass (yes, Big Freedia is performing) artists (including the DJ) in six free hours (yes, Ted Leo plays at 1pm). But that's not all... We'll have free alcoholic beverages (sorry, this event is 21+) and free food. And free EarPeace ear plugs to the first 50 people through the door (a $14.95 value). Get there for:
12:00 Morning Teleportation
01:00 Ted Leo (solo)
01:45 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
02:30 Wild Nothing
03:15 Titus Andronicus
04:15 Big Freedia
05:00 Jamie Lidell
DJ sets by SUNCELEb
* free EarPeace (while supplies last)No ticket or RSVP necessary. No badges. Just get there early and get inside. You won't need to spend any money, though we will have some schwag for sale to help raise some cash for Music Has Power (The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function). Moby talks more about what that is in a video we posted in our Friday party announcement.
* free V-Spot breakfast burritos & empanadas (while supplies last)
* free Firefly Vodka + Bourbon (while supplies last)
* free Magic Hat beer (while supplies last)
* free Raw Revolution bars
Can't make it? We'll be streaming select sets live on Converse Radio. Tune in.
Converse is doing a lot lately to help support music, and has especially hooked up Brooklyn. You might have heard about this:
"Converse announced details for an unprecedented initiative that directly supports artistic creativity and the music community in a unique way through the opening of a new, state-of-the-art recording studio in Brooklyn, NY later this year. Converse Rubber Tracks will provide emerging artists with the incredible opportunity to record music in a high-quality studio alongside a team of experienced local engineers at no cost. Converse Rubber Tracks will provide a platform for new musicians and directly help them overcome one of the biggest hurdles in their career-affording studio time."Musicians should apply for free studio time at the Converse Rubber Tracks site.
Stay tuned to @bvCMJ for even more CMJ news and updates than you'll find on BrooklynVegan.com.
Thanks to: Zach Jaeger of Tonally Dude Productions for the sweet flyer you see above, and to Vinny's Music for providing us with some sweet gear, and to Underground Press (who have their own day party on Thursday) for getting us some merch printed to help raise money for charity including screenprinted versions of the above poster that we'll have available at the show.
Some videos below...
photos by Toby Tenenbaum
Happy Birthday to Jamie
"Ladies and gentlemen, as Jamie Lidell calls his audience, Lidell has left most of the solo improvising and experimental layering behind, in favor of touring with a five-man band. Rather than balancing roles of producer and singer-performer, the strong support allowed for Lidell to simply sing a little bit of his British-born feel good soul in a tattered blazer and size 13 hobo shoes.That blurb comes from a review of an earlier show on Jamie Lidell's tour that came to Webster Hall in NYC on Saturday night (9/18), his birthday. More pictures from that show (which Bear Hands opened, but we missed them), with the setlist, below....
Most of the band adopted the homeless theme by adorning T-shirts ripe with holes or a faded tie-dye shirt, as was the case with the guitarist. Gone are the glitz and glam of previous shows -- the theme Friday at the Grog Shop was one familiar to Clevelanders.
Despite their humble appearance, Lidell and company went right to work bringing the funk on "The Ring." After, they sprang into "Wait for Me," which was about the hardships of a long-distance relationship, but Lidell assured us that his current girlfriend accompanies him on the road. [Cleveland Scene]
photos by Lionel D. Bergeron
Bear Hands @ Rockefeller Center - 9/10/2010
"As an additional bonus to all of his amazing and supportive fans, Jamie is offering everybody who has pre-ordered a ticket to any show on his fall world wide tour a special collection of remixes done by friends like Tiga, Micachu and Tuneyards, as well as from band mates Guillermo Brown and Andre Vida. This deal applies to all standard headlining shows September 6-November 20. Local promoters will provide all purchasers with a download link on the day of concert, and all hard ticket purchasers will receive a link from the box office on the show day by presenting their ticket. "All Jamie Lidell tour dates are below.
Savoir Adore, Brahms (who have some CMJ shows comin up), and Bear Hands played sets outdoors at Rockefeller Center as part of Fashion's Night Out last week. Lionel missed Savoir Adore, but shot the other two bands. Those pictures and all dates continue below...
Jamie Lidell @ MHOW (more by Leia Jospe)
Jamie Lidell just completed a tour that brought him to Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn earlier this month. He'll spend much of July in Europe and end that month at Osheaga in Montreal. In August he hits Lollapalooza, and then in September he'll start traveling around North America again with a stop at Webster Hall in NYC on September 18th. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale at noon (general sale starts Friday). All dates below...
photos by Leia Jospe
National Post: So you have a new album out, called Compass. Do you feel differently about this album than the rest of your body of work?Jamie Lidell played a show at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn Thursday night (6/10). More pictures and the setlist from the show below...
Jamie Lidell: I definitely feel differently about it. It's a lot more personal on all levels: sonically, lyrically, energy-wise, metaphysically, spiritually... It's more of a cross-section of what it is that turns me on. I definitely kind of focused myself when I was making Jim. I kind of took one section of myself, but I always felt like there was something missing, another side of me that needed to come out. I guess when I wrote this, I kind of tried to promote the idea that everyone's welcome to the party. It was really relaxing. I just trusted myself. It's kind of like wearing an outfit. People are going to think I'm an idiot, but do you know what I mean? It's richer than that hopefully, but the lyrics I tried to make not really superficial.
Memorial Day Weekend officially opened the summer, and for those in the Pacific Northwest it also brought Sasquatch Music Festival (pictures from all three days are coming soon). Now the lineup for its Labor Day cousin, Bumbershoot 2010, has been announced. That fest, happening at Seattle, WA's Seattle Center September 4th-6th, will include headliners Bob Dylan, Mary J. Blige, Weezer, Hole, Rise Against, Neko Case, The Decemberists, J. Cole and "one more very special guest to be announced soon."
Tickets (including non-Mainstage 'economy' passes) are on sale now. The rest of the lineup (by day) for the seven-stage festival is posted below...
Elvis Perkins @ MHOW in 2009 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
tonight in NYC
* Green Day @ Don Hill's
* Julia Nunes, BLEAK! @ 92YTribeca
* Rival Schools, Antelope @ Union Pool
* Hot Chip, Gang Gang Dance @ Terminal 5
* Karl Denson's Tiny Universe @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Jason Collett, Zeus (early) @ Mercury Lounge
* Holy Fuck, Rewards, Food Stamps @ Cake Shop
* Wormburner, Jake Winstrom, Tim Lee 3 @ Pianos
* Inlets, Sparrow House, A Weather @ Union Hall
* Cattle Decapitation, Mutant Supremacy @ Europa
* Dosh, White Hinterland (late) @ Mercury Lounge
* Harlem, Thomas Function @ Monster Island Basement
* Vivian Girls, The Grates, Reading Rainbow @ Maxwell's
* Avan Lava, LE1F, The New Thrill, Rat Boy @ Glasslands
* Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Dawn Landes @ The Bell House
* Adam Green, Savoir Adore, The Dead Trees @ Bowery Ballroom
* Elvis Costello (and the Sugarcanes) @ United Palace Theatre
* Knight School, Gross Relations, Sword and Sandal @ Bruar Falls
* Hot Chip (DJ), The Juan Maclean (DJ), JDH & Dave P @ Webster Hall
* Pilfers, Tsunami Rising, Karen Gibson Roc, Across The Aisle @ Knitting Factory
* The Sediment Club, NT, Martartar, Parasite Singles, Abraham Rubin @ Party Expo
* White Suns, Landlords,Wildfire, Yoni Gordon & the Goods, Sanitized @ the Charleston
* Project Jenny/Project Jan, Nyle X Naysayers, Nuclears, Deathrow Tull @ SheaStadium
* Phantom Orchid, Leslie Keffer, Noveller, Okkyung Lee, MV Carbon, Mi Or and The Pedestals @ Coco 66
Big Stereo says, "Avan Lava is a new project made up of singer Tom Hennes and music maker Le Chev (the bassist for Fischerspooner). The duo just put out their debut "Vapors" EP which is available to download from their site (free as of now). Of course, if you dig it you should be showing support by dropping the five bucks at iTunes." The show at Glasslands tonight will be their debut performance.
Jamie Lidell introduces his new band in a new video. Below...
"The 2010 Lollapalooza line-up is official: Soundgarden, Green Day, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, and Phoenix will headline, joined by Social Distortion, MGMT, Jimmy Cliff, Hot Chip, and The Black Keys. With 130 bands on this year's bill, its sure to be a weekend long feast for the ears.After extremely accurate early leaks and then much teasing, Lollapalooza oficially announces this year's lineup. Check it out below...
It's a monumental year for Lollapalooza, filled with homecomings, reunions, and first-times. Soundgarden, 1992 and 1996 Lollapalooza alumni, return to the Lollapalooza stage for their first performance since 1997. Green Day will rock Grant Park sixteen years after their first Lollapalooza appearance. While Lady Gaga will headline the festival only three short years after playing the BMI stage at Lollapalooza 2007.
Arcade Fire returns to Grant Park, having played the reincarnated Lollapalooza in 2005. This is the first Lollapalooza for The Strokes - and also their first show in four years. And making their Lollapalooza debut: Phoenix." - Lollapalooza
Shearwater @ Sasquatch 2009 (more by Chris Graham)
today in NYC
* Kraut @ Cake Shop
* Mr. Gnome @ Union Pool
* Bitch @ Knitting Factory
* Norah Jones @ The Theater @ MSG
* Miike Snow, Delorean @ Webster Hall
* Nada Surf @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Beaches, Flight, Total Slacker @ Death By Audio
* Love is All, Crystal Stilts, Beachniks @ Maxwell's
* Lymbyc System, Slow Six, Glass Ghost @ Glasslands
* Hawk and Dove, Pearl & The Beard @ The Bell House
* Basia Bulat, Sam Izdat @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show)
* Little Dragon, VV Brown @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show)
* Shearwater, Wye Oak, Hospital Ships @ Bowery Ballroom
* Mike Doughty & Christina Courtin @ (le) Poisson Rouge
* The Grates, Savoir Adore, Dappled Cities @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Extra Life, Zs, Skeletons, Nine 11 Thesaurus @ Silent Barn
* The Pack A.D., Cherie Lily, Zuzuka Ponderosa @ Santos Party House
* Erykah Badu, Spank Rock, MNDR, The Tony Castles @ Good Units
* Keren Ann, Joseph Arthur, Chris Garnaeu, Elysian Fields, Dayna Kurtz (Haiti benefit) @ City Winery
Tonight's Grant Hart / The Octagon show has been postponed to May 28th.
Though they still haven't made an official announcement, Nebula's break up is further confirmed by the cancellation of tonight's show at Pianos. Quest For Fire and Dangeroo won't be there either.
Delorean played two shows last night. First Music Hall of Williamsburg and then Coco66. Tonight they do it at Webster Hall (with Miike Snow).
Pere Ubu is at LPR Sunday.
A whole bunch of tickets recently went on sale.
Jamie Lidell's new video for "The Ring" below...