My Old Kentucky Blog has the premiere of a new David Dondero video for the song “Rothko Chapel” from “Simple Love”! In addition, they have posted several tracks that Dave recorded for their Sirius Satellite Radio show. Check it out here, and check Dave out in a town near you in the coming weeks. Full itinerary below!
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Nik Freitas’ Team Love debut Sun Down — equal parts wry, warm and sonorous — is the end product of several years of ups and downs. Freitas writes, plays, engineers and produces every note on his records. Not that he’s got a lot of expensive gear. A visit to his Poppy Peak studio/shed reveals that Nik is working low-budget minor miracles, The kind of miracles one receives via hundreds of hours on Craigslist.
One listen to Sun Down and you know you’re hearing a certain hard-won grace.It all began several years ago for Freitas, when a co-worker sold him an antique piano that was “used by a street musician before the dawn of the Casio.” Nik taught himself how to play the thing, and it became the cornerstone of his three earlier records, Here’s Laughing at You, Heavy Mellow and Voicing the Hammers.
Sun Down is a succinct, concentrated record that will take the listener from Paul Simon’s Graceland to David Bowie’s Hunky Dory. Each song — each moment — is endowed with a striking mix of self-possession and gravity. There is no reaching, no going for the gold, just ten lovely four minute thesis statements.
Sun Down will hit stores on May 8. Pre-Orders (CD and 180g-LP) are now available and will ship two weeks early.
Sun Down (mp3)
All the Way Down (mp3)
A Weather‘s debut full-length came out a few weeks ago and has received some lovely reviews. If you did not have a chance to check A Weather out at SXSW, rest assured that they will be coming to a town near you soon. For now, enjoy their video for “The Feather Test” and a few tracks from “Cove”
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oh my stars (mp3)
screw up your courage (mp3)
spiders, snakes (mp3)
RECENT A WEATHER COVERAGE:
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David Dondero’s upcoming tour with a full band (first time with a band in five years!) kicked off this weekend!
Dave’s band dubbed “The Entire State of Florida” consists of Scott Selwood (wurlitzer, keys, Saturday Looks Good to Me), Eric Nail (bass , ex-Sunbrain), Ben Bogan (drums, ex-Woodenhorse), Johnny Pfirman (pedal steel/guitar, Radar Radar).
His most recent album, Simple Love, was released this past August. Full dates are available after the jump.
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Last night’s The Felice Brothers show was reviewed by the LA Times. Check it out here!
It was a night filled with guns and alcohol (the former just in songs, the latter in songs and on stage), flawed lovers and fallen dreamers, with redemption in there somewhere, but almost as an afterthought.
Daytrotter.com has posted a few songs from a session they recorded with our very own David Dondero. You can check out the article and songs here , and you can check out Dave on the road for the next few months. Full itinerary below the jump.
Spin.com has posted reviews and some videos from flowers forever and tilly and the wall’s respective sets from sxsw this past friday. Check it out! tilly review
Howdy from Texas. We’re all still recovering from last night’s Team Love/Polyvinyl showcase at SXSW. For those of you who did not make it down to Texas, please check out our shows section where you will find a plethora of new dates for The Berg Sans Nipple, The Felice Brothers, David Dondero, Nik Freitas and pretty much every other TL band. As for us, we’re in a van on the way to Atlanta with Tilly and Capgun.See you soon!!
03.14 Austin, TX Calle Habana 6 709 E 6th St @ 7:30
03.15 Austin, TX Lambert’s Downtown BBQ @ 12:00 PM
03.13 Austin, TX Sonny’s Vintage 2928 Guadalupe @ 5:30
03.14 Austin, TX Calle Habana 6 709 E 6th St @ 9:30
03.12 Austin, TX Austin Convention Center @ 12:30 PM
03.14 Austin, TX Calle Habana 6 709 E 6th St @ 11:00
The Felice Brothers
03.12 Austin, TX Pangae No Depression Showcase
03.13 Austin, TX Dog and Pony Show at Opal Devine’s
03.14 Austin, TX Frontgate Brunch
03.15 Austin, TX Mean Eyed Cat Mojo Bootleg BBQ
03.16 Austin, TX Full Moon Bardance
03.14 Austin, TX Calle Habana 6 709 E 6th St @ 9:00
03.14 Austin, TX Calle Habana 6 709 E 6th St @ 11:30
03.14 Austin, TX Calle Habana 6 709 E 6th St @ 8:30
Tilly & the Wall
03.14 Austin, TX Calle Habana 6 709 E 6th St @ 1:00 AM
Also available today from Team Love: