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PLUS EXCLUSIVE LISTENING PARTIES TO ROCK INDEPENDENT RETAILERS THROUGH ALBUM’S RELEASE
The Dead Weather have released the second of four technique and instrument-based videos. In this second episode, bass deconstructionist, Jack Lawrence, reveals the secrets of how he achieves his distinct bottom end sound for The Dead Weather. Lawrence demonstrates some of his most head nodding bass lines and leaves no question that without the bass, there would be no Dead Weather. The video, directed by Jack White, concludes with an incendiary live performance of "Mile Markers" from the new album Dodge And Burn. Each band members' technique videos showcases a different song from the band’s career, including tracks from their forthcoming album Dodge and Burn (out September 25th). Stay tuned in the coming weeks for the remaining two videos of the series from The Dead Weather and Third Man Records.
The Dead Weather and Third Man Records have also announced a series of exclusive listening parties at select record stores across the country, with attendees also getting the chance to win limited edition DODGE AND BURN prizes. Full details – including a complete list of participating retailers – are below. Additional locations will be announced soon. Contact your local retailer (listed below) for additional details.
DODGE AND BURN LISTENING PARTIES
Fingerprints - Long Beach, CA - 7pm
Origami Vinyl - Hollywood, CA - 7pm
Silver Platters - Seattle, WA - 6pm
Used Kids - Columbus, OH - 6pm
Dearborn Music - Dearborn, MI - 5pm
Lunchbox Records - Charlotte, NC - 7pm
Neptoon Records - Vancouver, BC - 5pm
Cabin Fever - Toronto, Ontario - 9pm
Obsolete Records - Halifax, NS - All Day
Soundscapes- Toronto, Ontaio - TBD
Touch Vinyl- Houston, TX - 3-5pm
Cactus - Houston, TX - 3-5pm
Landlocked - Bloomington, IN - 2pm
Boo Boo Records - San Luis Obispo, CA - 4pm
Darkside Records & Gallery - Poughkeepsie, NY - 7pm
Everyday Music - Portland, OR - 12pm
Good Records - Dallas, TX - 8pm
Songbyrd Record Café - Washington, DC - 7pm
Upper Playground - Portland, OR - 5pm
Mindbomb Records - St. Catherines, Ontario - TBD
Cherry Cola's - Toronto, Ontario - 12am-2am
Hum On King - Sydney, Australia - 5:30pm
Goldmine - Melbourne, Australia - 4:30pm
Exiles Records- Buenos Aires, Argentina - 7pm
Amoeba - San Francisco, CA - 5pm
Ear Candy - Missoula, MT - 6pm
Park Ave CD - Orlando, FL - 8pm
Waterloo - Austin, TX - 1pm
The Odd's And Sods Shoppe - Ottawa, Ontario - 7-9pm
Dead Dog Records- Toronto, Ontario - 7-9pm
Baby's All Right - New York, NY - 7pm
Criminal Records - Atlanta, GA - 7pm
Gallery of Sound - All 3 PA Locations - 7pm
Seasick Records - Birmingham, AL - 6pm
Radio-Active Records - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - 6pm
Strictly Discs - Madison WI - 6pm
Cheapies - Hamilton, Ontario - 6-7pm
Ditch Records - Victoria, BC - TBD
Listen Records - Edmonton, Alberta - TBD
Kops Records- Toronto, Ontario - 5pm
Plus, many more to be announced soon, including:
Aux 33 Tours - Montreal, Quebec
Blackbyrd Myoozik - Edmonton, Alberta
Compact Music - Ottawa, Ontario
Encore Records - Kitchener, Ontario
Frequences Le Disquaire - Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
Grimey's - Nashville, TN
Looney Tunes - Burlington, Ontario
The Record Centre - Ottawa, Ontario
Tonality Records - Toronto, Ontario
September 18th marks the second year of Americana invasion of our Blue Room, and we couldn't be more excited to host up-and-coming American Roots acts as well as Americana Music Association members a night of music. Miss Margo Price will do a special in store set at 7pm in the storefront to kick off the evening, to be followed by Barna Howard, William Elliot Whitmore, John Paul Keith, Low Cut Connie and Steelism in the Blue Room.
This AMA event requires a wristband for entry, but space-permitting, we will be selling tickets for $15 at the door the night of the show.
8pm - Barna Howard
9pm - William Elliot Whitmore
10pm - John Paul Keith
11pm - Low Cut Connie
11:59pm - Steelism
Now THAT'S Americana!
Feast your ears on the latest piece of infuriated gloom from the Wolf Eyes camp. The second peek at their upcoming full-length, I Am A Problem: Mind In Pieces is called “T.O.D.D.” and it’s now streaming over at NPR’s All Songs Considered. It’s a song inspired by the life and work of Tod Dockstader, the mastermind musique concrète composer who passed away while the album was being recorded. Just another taste of majesty to ease the common ache. The first single, "Enemy Ladder" is now available HERE and it includes the equally stunning anti-groove anthem of “Dull Murder 2” as an exclusive, non-album b-side. It’s my personal favorite and it’s TRIP METAL APPROVED.
According to Viking’s Choice at NPR: ”T.O.D.D.” sounds like a crumbling Velvet Underground bootleg that's been burned to ashes and smeared into Pentagram frontman Bobby Liebling's banshee eyeliner. Now two years after declaring noise over ("Completely, 100 percent"), here Wolf Eyes embraces the metallic side of its self-christened genre/lifestyle "trip metal" with a washed-out, doomy guitar buried under a monotone chant and the most primal kick drum imaginable."
Well, I’m not sure I could have said it any better myself. This will hold us over until the next wave of unreleased material is posted on to the Wolf Eyes Bandcamp. I wonder what else they have planned… In the meantime, head over to All Songs Considered...
Finally, a kick-ass video game based on poetry rather than FIFA or Seal Team 6. Now all you gamers out there can experience what pixilated, dark haired poet Sampson Starkweather experiences: PAIN. So, no more can society argue that video game culture has usurped activities such as reading. Play the game. Taste the PAIN. Then, inflict more PAIN on your-self-abusing-selves, sitting in your dark rooms, cathode blue computer colored faces, still arguing Atari vs Intellivision, or the processing power of this-or-that latest console, and Pre-order PAIN: The Board Game by Sampson Starkweather, the fourth title from Third Man Books.
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"[Starkweather’s] poetry is so real, so stunning, so emotionally accurate and strange…I find with each poem I’m laughing out loud. But also putting my hand over my heart, in a futile effort to keep the damn thing still.” —Bianca Stone, author of Someone Else’s Wedding Vows
The Dead Weather has announced an array of activity leading towards the release of their eagerly awaited new album DODGE AND BURN which is out worldwide September 25th.
“Cop and Go,” the latest track released from DODGE AND BURN, is on sale today at all digital retailers worldwide. It is also available as an instant grat download with all digital pre-orders, along with single “I Feel Love (Every Million Miles).” The track – recently hailed by NME for its “hypnotic, snakelike groove” – can be heard now in full via the official Third Man Records SoundCloud.
The Dead Weather will celebrate DODGE AND BURN with a hugely anticipated visit to CBS’ Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The appearance – which marks the band’s first official live performance in five years – airs Monday, September 14 at 11:35/10:35c (check local listings).
Pre-Order your copy of DODGE AND BURN on Vinyl or CD HERE.