Posted on January 5, 2010 by Shelley Peckham
I don’t often use the blog to rant about the injustices in the music world, but this piece of news struck me as completely ludicrous:
Recent visitors to the official Best Buy site may have noticed a link targeted to unsigned artists, informing them that they have an opportunity to have their album stocked by local stores, if they’re willing to pay–-ahem—$250 to get things rolling.
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Posted on November 30, 2009 by Shelley Peckham
Did you catch Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros’ electrifying show at the High Noon Saloon on Saturday night? You’ll probably want to check out this great interview from The A.V. Club‘s Jessica Jardine with the band’s frontman, Alex Ebert.
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Posted on November 23, 2009 by Shelley Peckham
“This is intoxicating psych-indie for heady days in unbroken sunshine.” — The Observer
There’s just one show coming up this week, but it’s a big ‘un! The sounds of California’s quirky, utopian musical collective of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros are more infectious than the swine flu, and show no signs of slowing down anytime soon. They’re heading to Madison for a show at the High Noon Saloon on Saturday, the 28th and we want you to be there. Read on find out more about the group who put out one of the best records of 2009 and enter to win a pair of tickets to the show.
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Posted on November 18, 2009 by Shelley Peckham
Get a preview of the upcoming Madison show from Edward Sharpe and Co. (November 28th at the High Noon Saloon) with the latest addition to NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series. How could you not want to see these guys? So fun! Get your tickets now, ‘cus they won’t be around for long!
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