Monday, March 26, 2007

The Indie News Round Up

Today is March 26th

and the Weather was a prefect 80*F
a record for this day

and i was a perfect week to see some local rock with troy Gregory and the stepsister and the volbeats with Mick Collins, Patrick and the one and only Ben Blackwell spinning the vinyl.

and on Saturday at the stick i saw a good show with The Grand Nationals, Saturday look good to me and the Paybacks, [i miss the displays because i went out late because i did the last of the Fansty Baseball draft on fox sports.]

speaking about the Displays, i for got to put this down on the gig guide because i forget it in the gig guide, this Saturday at the State theater at 1 P.M. will be the third annuls Detroit news battle of the bands where 10 bands will to the do battle down town to be the best young band of all of metro Detroit

the 10 band that are playing the battle will be:

Dangerous Pursuit
The Displays
The Electric Roots Band
The End of an Era
Final Domain
The Lovehandlers
Nerve Cluster
Nerver Turn Back
Plead the Fitth

the Door opened at Noon with the show begin at 1 P.M. and after the battle you can hang out side the fox as the red Carpet arrived for the WWE Hall of Fame [same day as the Battle of the bands] at the Fox Theater the same night, it should be a fun day.

Now it time for the indie News of the day

and on the heel of word that Spoon will played "Comerica CityFest" in support of there new album on July 10th have name there album and they Name it

"Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga"

here are the track listing:

01 Don't Make Me a Target
02 The Ghost of You Lingers
03 You Got Yr Cherry Bomb
04 Don't You Evah
05 Rhthm and Soul
06 Eddie's Ragga
07 The Underdog
08 My Little Japanese Cigarette Case
09 Finer Feelings
10 Black Like Me

The One and only David Bowie have announced the act for his High Line Festival in NYC on May 9-19, the Air, the Arcade Fire, and the Polyphonic Spree. Deerhoof, the Secret Machines, and Meow Meow, as well as Daniel Johnston, Bang on a Can All-Stars, and comedian Ricky Gervais of the U.K.'s The Office and Extras have been announced as performing acts for the festival

Ticket from the event will go to Friends of the High Line, a group of activists attempting to preserve the High Line.

stuff around the Web

The Free Press have a very good story online about the mood around "WDET" The Liz Cope Land Show which end it 12 years run on Friday night/Late Saturday Morning.

Pitchfork have photo of live set with
Amiina / Tom Brosseau and Dean & Britta

and if you know about the few news note
it was a slow news day

But on the top of this post i will treat you to a good short film that almost every blogger have a short film with the "Arcade Fire"

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