- 12 Oct 12
Bask in the October sun with a soundtrack of The Stones, Bat For Lashes, and Matt Berninger doing 'Here Comes Your Man'.
The sun’s out, Enda’s on the cover of Time, Ireland are about to give Germany the tonking of their lives in The Aviva and to top it all off we have a bumper Free Music Friday for your listening delight.
We start with streams of the latest Tamaryn, Benjamin Gibbard, Patrick Wolf, Metz, The Mountain Goats, Tame Impala, Will Samson, Tweak Bird and C2C offerings. They are supplied, as ever, by our good pals over at 3voor12. Get listening right now by clicking here.
[link]http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/#/1[/link] pitch in with The Script, All Time Low, Converge, The Acadia Strain and The Cringe while sister site [link]http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/spinner#/1[/link] has the dibs on Freelance Whales, Bad Books, Boys Noize, Meshell Ndegeocello, My Jerusalem, former Hold Steady man Franz Nicolay and Electrospective, which includes Talk Talk, Neneh Cherry, Grace Jones, Inner City, Soul II Soul and Daft Punk among its compilation-y delights.
Not to be outdone, [link]http://www.npr.org/series/98679384/first-listen[/link] is the go-to place for the new Martha Wainwright, Jason Lytle, Lord Huron and Philip Glass remix albums.
A new Free Music Friday obsession is born! We are seriously loving the [link]http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/av/2012/10/album-stream-chelsea-wolfe---unknown-rooms-a-colle.html[/link] stream of Chelsea Wolfe’s Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs, which is out this month on Sargent House. Irish dates soon, please!
No one has been busier this week than Mmoths who remixes voth Villagers and Data Romance at [link]http://soundcloud.com/mmoths[/link]; [link]http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2012/oct/10/album-stream-bat-lasges-haunted-man[/link] has six of the tunes gracing the new Bat For Lashes album, The Haunted Man: meet new folk rock sensations Bellowhead at [link]http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2012/oct/09/bellowhead-broadside-album-stream[/link]; [link]http://www.spin.com/articles/coheed-cambria-the-afterman-ascension-album-stream[/link] is home to the new album by US tech rockers Coheed & Cambria; and [link]http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2012/oct/08/godspeed-you-black-emperor-stream?newsfeed=true[/link] has the exclusive first play of Gospeed You! Black Emperor’s Mladic.
Tori Amos fans catch watch the whole of their flame-haired heroine’s visit to Le Poison Rouge in New York below:
You can not only watch, but also download Afrobeat merchants Antibalas’ fine Tiny Desk Session for NPR .
We’re not entirely sure he was in on the joke, but Morrissey’s Stephen Colbert Report appearance is televisual gold.
Ever wondered what a boozed-up Matt Berninger doing a karaoke version of Pixies’ ‘Here Comes Your Man’ would sound like? Wonder no more!
He doesn’t (as far as we know) sing, but Anthony Bourdain is definitely a rock ‘n’ roll chef. Here’s a sneak peak at his new PBS series, which premieres Stateside on November 9.
The Rolling Stones are back with their first new single, ‘Doom & Gloom’, in seven years. And you know what? It’s rather good!
One of the least productive, but nevertheless most wonderful men in pop and/or rock, Scott Walker, has a new album out in December. This is the trailer:
Primal Scream brought their video diarist with them last month when they played two surprise Arthur’s Day shows. The resulting footage is pretty damn amazing and includes a cameo from Philomena Lynott and our woman Roisin Dwyer’s bopping head!
And that’s us done for another action-packed Free Music Friday. Send all your lovely links and streams to @stuartclark66 for inclusion in next week’s extravaganza.