SOME STUFFS: Fall tour dates for Hey Anna

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The good folks of Hey Anna will be rocking out throughout North American in the second half of October going through the first half of November, and they’re doing so by taking on the opening slot for The Boxer Rebellion’s tour.

October 19… San Francisco, CA (The Independent)
October 21… Portland, OR (Doug Fir Lounge)
October 22… Seattle, WA (The Crocodile)
October 23… Vancouver, BC (Biltmore Cabaret)
October 25… Salt Lake City, UT (The State Room)
October 26… Denver, CO (Bluebird Theater)
October 28… St. Paul, MN (Turf Club)
October 29… Chicago, IL (Lincoln Hall)
October 31… Toronto, ON (Mod Club Theater)
November 1… Montreal, QC (Bar le Ritz PDB)
November 2… Cambridge, MA (The Sinclair)
November 3… Brooklyn, NY (Music Hall of Williamsburg)
November 5… New York, NY (The Bowery Ballroom)
November 6… Washington, DC (U Street Music Hall)
November 9… Atlanta, GA (Terminal West)
November 10… Nashville, TN (Mercy Lounge)
November 11… Birmingham, AL (Saturn Birmingham)
November 12… New Orleans, LA (Gasa Gasa)
November 14… San Antonio, TX (Paper Tiger)
November 15… Austin, TX (The Parish)
November 18… Phoenix, AZ (The Crescent Ballroom)
November 19… Los Angeles, CA (Teragram Ballroom)

VIDEO: Rachael Yamagata’s “Over”

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Rachael Yamagata fans will not have too long to wait for a new album, in fact, you’ll only have a month before Frankenfish/Thirty Tigers release Tightrope Walker but you don’t have to wait to hear a song from it (you are able to pre-order the album below via This is called “Over” and no, that doesn’t mean she or her career is finished. Like Karen Carpenter, she has only just begun.

Also to begin very soon is a 5-week tour that will take her across the North Americas so check out the dates and then coordinate yourself:

September 19… Nashville, TN (Mercy Lounge)
September 20… Atlanta, GA (Vinyl)
September 22… Charlottesville, VA (The Southern)
September 23… Philadelphia, PA (Union Transfer)
September 24… Washington, DC (The Howard Theatre)
September 26… Brooklyn, NY (Music Hall of Williamsburg)
September 27… New York, (Bowery Ballroom)
September 28… Pawtucket, RI (The Met)
September 29… Portland, ME (Port City Music Hall)
October 1… Toronto, ON (Velvet Underground)
October 3… Pontiac, MI (The Pike Room)
October 4… Chicago, IL (Thalia Hall)
October 5… Madison, WI (High Noon Saloon)
October 7… Minneapolis, MN (Triple Rock Social Club)
October 10… Dallas, TX (Club Dada)
October 11… Houston, TX (White Oak Music Hall)
October 12… Austin, TX (Antone’s)
October 14… Denver, CO (Larimer Lounge)
October 15… Salt Lake City, (Urban Lounge)
October 17… Seattle, WA (Tractor Tavern)
October 18… Vancouver, BC (Fox Cabaret)
October 19… Portland, OR (Star Theater)
October 21… San Francisco, CA (The Independent)
October 22… Santa Ana, CA (Constellation Room)
October 26… Los Angeles, CA (Teragram Ballroom)

AUDIO: Wovenhand’s “The Hired Hand”

While Sargent House will be releasing a new album on September 9th called Star Treatment, it is the legendary Glitterhouse label that will be promoting it in Europe. But you’ll want to know “who is doing this Star Treatment album?” and that’s the part of the post where I say “they’re a band called Wovenhand. Have a listen to a song that has a rich taste of the early 80’s, if not mid-80’s, with “The Hired Hand”.

AUDIO: DJ Paul featuring Jon Connor & Yelawolf’s “Get Away”

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If you haven’t caught up with the latest efforts of DJ Paul KOM, you’ll want to know he has a new street album hosted by DJ Scream called Mafia 4 Life. Need to catch up? I’m here to help you out with a cut they call “Get Away” and you might be saying “they”? Yes, the song features Yelawolf and Jon Connor. Help yourself.

AUDIO: Smokey Brights’ “Not Enough Time”

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Hot Candy is the selected title for the forthcoming second album by Seattle pop rockers Smokey Brights, and what rockers they are. Freakout Records will release the effort on October 21st and you can hear a preview of it with one, just one, song. It’s called “Not Enough Time” but don’t waste it. Your time, that is. Listen to it now by going here.

VIDEO: Clipping.’s “Air ‘Em Out”

Deathbomb Arc in association with Sub PoP Records will be releasing a brand new album from Clipping. on September 9th called Splendor & Misery and the first dose of this warmth is what I want you to do yourself as well as with your underwear after you release something once hearing and seeing this. It’s called “Air ‘Em Out”, nicely directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada.

RECORD CRACK: Arab On Radar new record comes in metal picture sleeve

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The Yahweh Or The Highway Sessions is a new 7″ from Arab On Radar and if you are someone who feels record labels are getting more adventurous than ever with new releases, you’ll want to know about this one. It’s a screen-printed version that will be available in both aluminum and copper sleeves, which means it’s more than just getting aluminum foil and pressing it on your records. For the record (literally), the copper version is already sold out but you had to rush on obtaining it, as only 22 copies were made. True to the name, the songs on the 7″ are from the sessions that gave us The Yahweh Or The Highway album.

You’ll also be able to get this record with a CD as the “Ultimate Edition”, featuring all of the songs on the 7″ plus their Yahweh Or The Highway album. For more information on what’s on there, head over to Skin Graft Records.

SOME STUFFS: Light a candle, it’s time for Mannequin Pussy to get “Romantic” with new album

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The lass and lads of Philadelphia’s Mannequin Pussy have returned with a new album but they’re not ready to give it to you just yet, you’ll have to wait until October 28th to hear it in full. They are streaming one track from it to get you started and revved up to listen to “Emotional High” and perhaps get the song title in your life. Meaning, for you to get an emotional high from listening to it.