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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Crowd-Filmed: Lucius “Strangers” Kinks Cover #liveatlagunitas

“We are not two, we are one…”

When Lucius played the Lagunitas LaguMiniAmphitheaterette there were so many iPhones out that Lagunitas put out a call for people’s footage. The result feels like you’re in the crowd with the band … without any phones in the way!

WILDEWOMAN DELUXE RE-ISSUE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:
Preorder the Lucius reissue
Pre-order their deluxe edition re-issue of “Wildewoman” coming out Oct 14. It’s got the same killer Lucius debut tunes but packed with practically a whole other album full of covers and goodies:

01 “Wildewoman”
02 “Turn It Around”
03 “Go Home”
04 “Hey, Doreen”
05 “Tempest”
06 “Nothing Ordinary”
07 “Two Of Us On The Run”
08 “Until We Get There”
09 “Don’t Just Sit There”
10 “Monsters”
11 “How Loud Your Heart Gets”
12 “Turn It Around” (Recorded Live at Sounds Like a Fire)
13 “Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Tears For Fears Cover)
14 “How Loud Your Heart Gets” (Spotify Session curated by Jim Eno)
15 It Doesn’t Matter Anymore” (Buddy Holly Cover) (Recorded Live in Brooklyn with JD McPherson)
16 “Wonderful” (My Morning Jacket Cover) (Recorded live at KCSN, Los Angeles)
17 “Don’t Just Sit There” (Recorded Live at Sounds Like a Fire)
18 “Genevieve”
19 “Until We Get There” (Vlad Lucan Remix)

Pre-order here »

 

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Musicless Elvis, David Bowie & Mick Jagger

You’ve probably seen the Shred videos, where the guy masterfully replaces—or reveals?—the music happening onscreen [see Creed]. These are in that vein of awesomeness, but with a whole other angle…





See more on Mario Wienerroither’s YouTube »

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Watch: Shakey Graves “Only Son” Live at Lagunitas

Shakey Graves treated the Lagunitas crew to a special, stripped-down and saddled-up version of “Only Son” off his yet-to-be-released LP, “And The War Came”.

There’s only a couple shows left at the LaguMiniAmphiTheaterette. If you’re in the area, hopefully you can make it in … most sell out in advance though. Don’t sleep!
Live at Lagunitas 2014 lineup

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WTF: Thundercat Vid Directed by Eric Andre “Tron Song”


If you’re familiar with Eric’s stuff, expect that you still don’t know what to expect. Whoa. (thanks, Mel)

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Watch: Mike Giant Stars in Major Lazer’s Aerosol Can Video

Love his lines. Love his lettering. Clang. Clang.

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Video Mashüp: Ravers Raving to Benny Hill

Proof of how funny this is? They used the Benny Hill tune and didn’t even have to speed it up.
I laughed so hard I spat out my glow-in-the-dark pacifier.

 

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New Music Vid: LA Takedown’s “Heatwave”

This new music video for the SoCal band LA Takedown is Michael Mann-ish in the most awesome of ways. Beyond the connection with the band name itself, the vid practically throws a pastel blazer on you and gives you a high five. Thankfully it takes its time pushing up the sleeves. Sit back and let it unfold.

Cheers to Director Matt Hewitt and crew.

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Listen: Phoenix, Wise Blood, Junip, Bass Drum of Death and Dinosaur Jr :: Friday 06.14.13

Some new-ish tunes that’ve been swirlin’ around the ÜÜ. The Wise Blood track just dropped a couple days ago and it’s been on repeat ever since. Enjoy thoroughly.

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Wise Blood “Alarm” [follow]

Junip “Suddenly” [follow]

Bass Drum of Death”Crawling After You” [follow]

Dinosaur Jr. “Entertainment”(Phoenix) [follow]

Follow ÜÜ on Facebook | Hear past FridayFives here »

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More Cowbell: Iron Maiden Beer is Coming

We’ll all be drinkin’ out of gold koozies when this stuff comes out…

This May, according to BeerPulse, thee Iron Maiden is releasing a branded beer called Trooper Ale.

Being a real ale enthusiast, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has developed a beer which has true depth of character. Malt flavours and citric notes from a unique blend of Bobec, Goldings and Cascade hops dominate this deep golden ale with a subtle hint of lemon.

While I love the Eddie artwork, I’m partial to the Maiden-inspired beer in the CRAFT BEERDS book; 668 by New England Brewing Company

Video of the real Iron Maiden beer w/ Bruce Dickinson below…
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Oh The Humanity: Meat Loaf Rips Apart America The Beautiful

I don’t want to knock enthusiasm but what the hell happened to Meat Loaf at this Mitt Romney event? If I was a Romney fan I’d probably think Mr. Loaf was an elaborate, malicious, extremely random plant. But I’m not. Yet I still can’t can’t stop watching. Volume way up.

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