VIDEO: Militia Vox’s “We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)”


From her new EP Bait, Militia Vox creates a video for Tina Turner’s “We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)”, which may have been considered daring during a time when Turner was at another career high, but all you have to do is listen to the lyrics and understand what she, songwriters Graham Lyle and Terry Britten were trying to convey with it.

The EP consists of cover versions showing some of her influences and inspirations, and you can listen to it in full below. The EP is a preview of a double album to come next year called The Villainess.

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SOME STUFFS: Shag Rock want to shag with you and their “Cold Hands”

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What is Shag Rock? In this case, it’s the name of a five piece band out of Brisbane, Australia and they will be releasing a new single a month from today called “Cold Hands”, but you don’t have to wait 31 days to hear it. Press play now and see how it and their brand of shag rock moves you.

AUDIO: Mount Eerie’s “Ocean Roar”

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A new album from Mount Eerie is on the way, and Phil Elverum (b/k/a Mount Eerie) has decided to share the title track to Ocean Roar with fans and potential fans. Those potential fans will be able to see him when he goes on tour beginning next week, you can see his tour itinerary as posted here.

VIDEO: Mount Eerie’s “The Place Lives”


What would you do if you are a music artist but have never made a music video, but knowing it can be a means of promoting your music? In the case of Mount Eerie, you put that task in the hands of director Phil Elverum. In this case, Mount Eerie is Phil Elverum, and there lies the challenge. The end result didn’t end up in the recycle bin on his computer, but instead it’s here for you to see in the form of “The Place Lives”.

About a month from now, you’ll be able to see Elverum and Mount Eerie on the road, perhaps together, perhaps individually, we’re not sure, but it’s to promote his/their forthcoming album on his own P.W. Elverum and Sun label, Ocean Roar. It will be released on September 4th.

August 25… Rochester, WA – Helsing Junction Sleepover
August 26… Astoria, OR – Kala Hipfish Space
August 27… Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
September 2… Olympia, WA – Northern
September 3… Missoula, MT- Zoo City
September 5… Minneapolis, MN- CO Exhibitions
September 6… Madison, WI- University of Wisconsin, Music Hall
September 7… Oberlin, OH- Oberlin College
September 8… Albany, NY- Rest Fest, at St. Joseph’s Church
September 9… Buffalo, NY- 9th Ward at Babeville
September 10… Toronto, ON- The Great Hall
September 11… Syracuse, NY- Badlands
September 12… Montreal, QC- La Sala Rossa
September 13… Burlington, VT- Studio A at North End Studios
September 15… Brooklyn, NY- 285 Kent
September 16… Manhattan, NY- (le) Poisson Rouge *
September 17… Philadelphia, PA- First Unitarian Church
September 18… Washington, DC- Montserrat House
September 19… Durham, NC- Duke University
September 20… Asheville, NC- Grey Eagle
September 21… Louisville, KY- Quill’s Coffee
September 22… Chicago, IL- TBA
September 23… Ames, IA- the Orange Gentleman / Maximum Ames festival
September 24… Omaha, NE- DP Muller Studio
September 25… Lawrence, KS- Lawrence Arts Center
September 26… Norman, OK- Opolis
September 27… Austin, TX- the Parish
September 29… Marfa, TX- TBA
September 30… Tucson, AZ- Topaz #
October 1… Phoenix, AZ- Crescent Ballroom #
October 2… Los Angeles, CA- Public Fiction #
October 3… Los Angeles, CA – Eagle Rock Center for the Arts #
October 4… San Francisco, CA- Bottom of the Hill #
October 5… Oakland, CA- Lobot #
October 8… Chico, CA- Origami Lounge #

* = w/ Loren Mazzacane Connors
# = w/ Bouquet