UK’s The Heavy will be returning to Minneapolis on 7/1 at the Fine Line Music Cafe, just off their big tour opening for Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings.
You know me. I’m a sucker for a horn section.
For example, here’s the group rocking “How You Like Me Now” . . . → Read More: The Heavy come to the Fine Line on July 1
What better reason to rock on . . . → Read More: Vets Aid Concert @ Fine Line, May 31
Duluth’s Trampled by Turtles have added a special New Year’s Eve show at the Fine Line. TBT are putting finishing touches on their upcoming studio record, Palomino, out April 13th, 2010 . . . → Read More: New Year's Eve with Trampled By Turtles
I was asked to help judge the Full Throttle: Battle of the Bands this weekend, and it was an insane experience.
A strange band line-up, stranger event program and general weirdness permeated the evening. I kept a running narrative of the events, and this is what I wrote as the evening transpired…
The Fine Line is gorgeous but expensive. I’m judging a battle of the bands here and had to come 2 hours before I normally hit a concert. The first band, Hollywood Burnout, was already playing when I came in and seemed to be hitting all covers.
They played a crazy 311-ish version . . . → Read More: My judging experience at the Full Throttle Battle of the Bands
Want to have your band’s song featured in the upcoming film Full Throttle, earn a grand and some recording time?
Here’s how to enter…
Listen to the current anthem as a frame of reference and watch the theatrical trailer.
Compose an original version of an anthem song OR submit an already composed song that fits the film’s theme. Your song needs to be a totally new version (your song cannot use any music or lyrics of current song). Keep in mind that the song is intended to be used in a mainstream feature film and is targeted at an audience between the ages . . . → Read More: Full Throttle: Battle of the Bands submissions due August 22
Boston’s The Main Drag are sharing a cool cover of LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends.”
LCD Soundsystem : “All My Friends” (cover by The Main Drag)
They’ll be playing Minneapolis’ Fine Line Music Cafe on June 23. Btw, all the members of the Main Drag work at Harmonix — the developers of the Rock Band and Guitar Hero games — although I expect they’ll be playing . . . → Read More: The Main Drag cover LCD Soundsystem, play Fine Line June 23