New Music From Lee Ranaldo & The Dust: “Ambulancer”

Lee Ranaldo

Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo is hitting the road with his own band, The Dust, this fall.  Madison fans will get to check him out at the High Noon Saloon on October 14, right after the release of his debut, Last Night On Earth.

If you can’t wait quite that long to enjoy the new tunes, you can check out a sneak peek with the just-released “Ambulancer” single.  Tell us what you think in the comments section below.  (We also posted Lee’s “Lecce, Leaving” here.)

Now Streaming: Lee Ranaldo & The Dust’s ” Lecce, Leaving”

Lee Ranaldo

Earlier this year, True Endeavors hosted Sonic Youth legend Thurston Moore at the High Noon Saloon.  That stage will once again host a member of the iconic indie band when Lee Ranaldo & The Dust perform live on October 14 (tickets here).

The band’s  album, Last Night On Earth, will be released the week prior, but you can check out a stream of the track “Lecce, Leaving” over at Pitchfork right now.  Take a listen, and tell us what you think!

Now Streaming: Chelsea Light Moving’s Debut

Chelsea Light Moving

 

Been wondering what Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore has been up to these days?  Well, he has a new band and a soon-to-be-released album, the self-titled Chelsea Light Moving, on the way, which the indie rock community has been buzzing about for quite some time now.

NPR recently made all of the album’s tracks available for your listening pleasure here.  Tell us what you think in the comments section below!

You can catch Chelsea Light Moving live in Madison at the High Noon Saloon on March 28.  Get tickets here.  

Just Announced Madison Concert + Win Tickets: Chelsea Light Moving, 3.28.13

Thursday, March 28, 2013

CHELSEA LIGHT MOVING

featuring Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth

Chelsea Light Moving

with Cave

High Noon Saloon – 8pm

$15 ADV $15 DOS – 18+

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Madison Concert Ticket Giveaway: Thurston Moore at The High Noon Saloon

Thurston Moore

“Moore does acoustic music as pastoral, cloudy-weather folk, at turns both bold and irresolute–in fact, it’s quite beautiful.”  -Boston Globe

The latest sounds from Thurston Moore may be a far cry from the beautiful art rock racket he roused with Sonic Youth, but the pensive acoustic numbers on Demolished Thoughts are being hailed as some of his finest work.

The living legend will be in Madison for a show at the High Noon Saloon this Saturday night (July 16, 2011).  Read on to find out how you could win a pair of tickets to see Thurston perform live!

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Music News Recap: Interviews and Oddities

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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Exene Cervenka, of the legendary punk band X, has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Exene Cervenka

Exene Cervenka

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Media Roundup: Interview Insanity and The Dearly Departed

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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Plans for Record Store Day celebrations on April 18th are being confirmed all across the nation.  The Cold War Kids are using the music lovers’ holiday to release a new live EP.   What’s more, the band will be in Wisconsin the following day.  Got your tickets to their Waukesha gig yet?!  In a similar fashion, The Breeders are releasing an EP of their own to celebrate the event.  How are you going to spend the day?  What are your favorite local record stores?

The Breeders

The Breeders

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It seems like everyone in the world made the pilgrimage to Austin last week for the indie rock Mecca of a festival, SXSW.  If you missed out on the sounds, you can still experience the sights with this photo gallery of performances.

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The Duke Spirit recently stopped by the The Current’s studios. Listen to their performance/interview here!

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Rolling Stone previews 45 (!) of the most anticipated Spring releases, including new albums from Green Day, Regina Spektor, Wilco, Sonic Youth, Black Moth Super Rainbow (who will be in Madison May 21), New York Dolls, Mos Def and The Avett Brothers.

Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor

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Have you become totally obsessed with Twitter yet?  You will be after reading Stereogum’s list of the Top 50 Rock Star Twitters!  While you’re at it, come Twitter with us.

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It has been a sad week in the music world.  Blues fans are mourning the loss of New Orleans-based pianist and singer Eddie Bo, who passed away from a heart attack last week.  Motown drummer Uriel Jones (who collaborated with the likes of Marvin Gaye, The Miracles, and Jimmy Ruffin) also died recently.

Eddie Bo

Eddie Bo

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Blender magazine announced that it’s shutting its doors.  The last line of this news story sums up the sentiments of so many music fans:  “R.I.P. Blender.  I wont miss you, but others will.”

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Listen to a brand new Death Cab For Cutie track here!

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Is streaming music online a bad thing?  This guy seems to think so.

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Listen to a great NPR interview with Black Joe Lewis! Aaaaand a not-so-great one from Sigur Ros.  In fact, according to NPR, it just might be the worst interview ever.  EVER.

Black Joe Lewis

Black Joe Lewis

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UWIRE wants to take you on tours of the music scenes in various major American college towns.   (Yup, Madison too!)

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