Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Music News

Sound the horn! There are some great new updates for all you music lovers out there, and we don't want you falling behind and getting lost! From album releases to ticket sales to things you just plain oughta know... Living With Music is here to make sure you remain as relevant to conversations about music as the Samba and Chuck Taylor have been to footwear.


Living With Music is busy watching the updated calendars at several live music venues, and here is the best of what we've found listed by venue.

Wonder Ballroom:
STATE RADIO: Jan. 17th, 2010

Doug Fir Lounge:
FANFARLO: Nov. 19th, 2009

DEASTRO: Nov. 26th, 2009

TEN OUT OF TENN: Dec. 6th, 2009

ST. VINCENT: Feb. 6th & 7th, 2010

Crystal Ballroom:
PASSION PIT: Dec. 7th, 2009

METRIC: Dec. 8th, 2009


VAMPIRE WEEKEND: Dec. 10th, 2009

SPOON: Dec. 11th, 2009

The Crown Room:
TYCHO: Dec. 4th, 2009

Wow Hall:
THE FRUIT BATS: Jan. 30th, 2010

Berbati's Pan:
THE THERMALS: Dec. 11th, 2009

The Hawthorne Theatre:
MIIKE SNOW: Apr. 14th, 2010

Other Concert Notes:
Get your tickets before they are gone to see Wilco perform Feb. 9th at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and tickets go on sale soon for John Mayer's Mar. 30th show at The Rose Garden. If you are in Bend... don't forget about The Ascetic Junkies, Nov. 21st performance at Silvermoon Brewery.

Album Releases~

Out NOW from Portland greats Loch Lomond is their new EP "Night Bats". Pick it up at Everyday Music or order it from Hush Records. Also with a November release date is John Mayer's "Battle Studies". In December expect albums from The Bravery, Animal Collective, & Shiny Toy Guns. While looking even further ahead to January, reveals expected releases from Vampire Weekend, OkGo, and Spoon.

Must Checkout WEB~

eMusic- Don't forget about this great music subscription site. Specializing in independent music, eMusic also has thousands albums by your favorite big label artists as well. With subscription prices as low as HALF the cost per song of i-tunes, eMusic is a must for all music lovers! This site typically has a great deal with free music for new subscribers and even a free trial if you're not sure about joining!

Pitchfork- Packed full of album reviews, special videos and exclusive information; Pitchfork is one of the premier websites delivering music news to a hungry connoisseurs.

Melophobe- One of Portland's best websites dedicated to great NW concerts and music reviews; Melophobe has content that compliments Living With Music nicely.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Don't Feed The Wildlife of Headlights, (let it feed you)

The second full album listening experience brought to you by Living With Music, is sure to supply you with all the whimsical indie rock you are hungry for on a fall afternoon. The 2009 release Wildlife, by uber talented Illinois band Headlights, drops you right into the middle of life's struggles without you even knowing it. Spend some time getting lost in the lyrics framed by the spiraling rock and drowning melodies, and you will find that much of what is discussed, involves the sometimes impossible tasks of finding love... happiness... and moments of successful bliss. Oddly enough... these elusive feelings can be found within most tracks on the album. The struggling lyrics in songs like Love Song For Buddy, Dead Ends, & We're All Animals are still able to offer a somewhat haunting notion that even within the undeniable difficulties present... hope exists and everything is going to be okay.

This album completely rocks and the entire thing is just a click away... However, I'm willing to guess it will take more than one click for you to be satisfied.