Summer is here, shows are back, and Jesse Malin has some music for the occasion. He's playing 7 & 9:30 PM shows at City Winery tonight (6/25), and ahead of the shows, he penned a short essay on the return of NYC nightlife and made us two playlists...
This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from Matt Sweeney & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Teenage Fanclub, Guided by Voices, Luke Haines (The Auteurs), Róisín Murphy, Paul Jacobs (Pottery), and more.
Split Single, the band led by Jason Narducy (Bob Mould, Verbow), that currently features Mike Mills (R.E.M.) and Jon Wurster (Superchunk, Mountain Goats), release their new album 'Amplificado' in June.
R.E.M.'s seventh album, ‘Out of Time,‘ turns 30 on March 12. “It was the biggest shot in the arm,“ Michael Stipe says of playing “Losing My Religion“ in front of audiences. “The most powerful feeling that I think I've ever felt."
This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from The Weather Station, TV Priest, John Carpenter, Crack Cloud side project Peace Chord, and a compilation from Athens, GA cult band Oh-OK (ft. Michael Stipe's sister, Lynda).
‘Going to Georgia' also features Will Butler, Lambchop, Wye Oak, Titus Andronicus and more all covering Georgia-themed songs to benefit the state's Democratic candidates in their upcoming Senate runoff election