She sat in with The Roots on an episode of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon recently, and I forgot to look for the video then. I saw it posted on a forum and thought “YES, NEW NIKKA COSTA!” This is it, from her new EP Pro*Whoa!, and you can download the song for free from Amazon for a limited time by clicking the box below.
Good ol’ Valiant Thorr are rocking out in a fashion that reminds me a bit of good ol’ NWOBHM, which is very awesome. This is “Sleeper Awakes”, a video that shows you can rock out with your cock out but still have a sense of humor about yourselves.
The group will be on tour starting in mid-August, leading up to their Bumbershoot show in Seattle in early September.
Aug 16 – Columbus, OH @ Ruby Tuesday*
Aug 17 – Toledo, OH @ Frankies*
Aug 18 – Chicago, IL @ Reggies Rock Club
Aug 19 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s Downunder
Aug 20 – Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
Aug 21 – New York, NY @ Les Poisson Rouge
Aug 22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie*
Aug 24 – Jermyn, PA @ Eleanor Rigby’s*
Aug 25 – Reading, PA @ Reverb
Aug 26 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
Aug 27 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
Sep 02 – Portland, OR @ Dante’s w/Lord Dying*
Sep 03 – Seattle, WA @ Bumbershoot Festival
*Dates without Pentagram/Jeff the Brotherhood
Rock on, gentlemen, and welcome back to Earth.
A nice experimental piece by Lumerians, the Oakland group who are always pulling out some unique things from unique places, be it the mind or otherwise. The group are doing a small hanndful of shows in the Pacific Northwest this weekend.
July 22… Vancouver , BC, CA (The Media Club)
July 23… Portland, OR (Doug Fir Lounge)
July 24… Seattle, WA (Capitol Hill Block Party) *
* with TV on the Radio, Kurt Vile, Explosions In The Sky, Fucked Up, Les Savy Fa