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KCRW VR App

The fine folks at KCRW have introduced a VR app, which you can use with viewers like Cardboard and your Android or iOS phone, to view performances from…

New Mary Gauthier

Ben Sollee – The Hollow Sessions

Ben Sollee is a wonderful cellist from Kentucky who plays all kinds of music not traditionally played on the cello. The Hollow Sessions is a recent free download…

Anti Records Summer Sampler 2013

Not sure it is exactly a fair trade for the horrid heat wave we’re currently suffering in the Northeast, but Anti Records has released its 2013 Summer Sampler,…

Live from Newport Folk: Free Music from Paste

Via Noisetrade and Paste, an album of live tracks from the Newport Folk Festival: They’ve also got a set of videos from Newport at the Paste site.

Nirvana BBC Sessions

(via Muzzle of Bees) Although we lived in Seattle from 1992 to 1999, I have to admit I came to appreciate Nirvana late. I had no real sense…

Save Paste Magazine

I’m a great fan of Paste Magazine, and subscribe as a Paste Digital VIP. I’d thought of Paste as one of the success stories of publishing online –…

Anti- Records Sampler

For a limited time (doesn’t say when they’ll stop) you can get a wonderful 16-song sampler of ANTI- records artists at their blog Click on the image to…

Eels, eels, eels

Eels are coming to Boston! Playing the Somerville Theater on March 31st, 2008. If you don’t know Eels, you should check out Meet the Eels: Essential Eels 1996-2006,…

Nellie McKay at the Paradise tonight

<Update> – two photos on flickr from the show – sorry for the low quality but I only had the cellphone camera, and the way the stage was…

Can’t Get This Out Of My Brain

Can’t stop singing this song. Not sure if that’s a good thing or not, sometimes I do wish the chocolate rain was not crashing through my veins. “Wish…

Elvis Perkins, Dr. Dog, and Edward Hopper

Updated: See photos at Flickr. Way too hot. Dr. Dog brought out the indie kids dancing in the front row, and the mix seemed off – vocals too…

Sebadoh at the Paradise

Bradley’s Almanac has Sebadoh Live at the Paradise: Overall, great set, nice and long, and not super-tight… but if it was, it wouldn’t have been Sebadoh. Nice to…

Aquarium Drunkard

Another fantastic mp3 blog and podcast which has have been lamely late in recommending (this post has sat in draft mode for over six months now) is Aquarium…

Looking for a new WordPress Plug-in

Anyone know of a decent WordPress plugin for blogging about new music purchases? What I’m looking for is basically something to pull in the CD image and perhaps…

Andrew Bird Live at the Paradiso

Fabchannel.com is running a video of Andrew Bird live at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, from May 24th 2007.

The Internet Archives

This posting on the Mental Floss blog reminded me of a resource I often forget: the live music archive: The Live Music Archive currently contains nearly 40,000 recordings…

Je ne te connais pas

So I grabbed the FreeIndie.com web mix of Prototypes back in January, thinking it sounded like fun: Like baguettes and brie, Prototypes give us a reason to like…

Free Albums, no Guilt

Another great source of music online is FreeIndie.com – they make available full albums (usually more like an EP length – 5 or 6 songs) from independent artists…

Under Byen

As I’ve said before, KEXP rocks. Latest find, courtesy of KEXP’s live performances podcast, which recorded them at SXSW, is a Danish band called Under Byen. They remind…