Archive for the Hot Tickets Category

Dirty Projectors @ Scala, Sept 13th.

Posted in Gigs, Hot Tickets, Tracks with tags , , , on June 17, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Dirty Projectors

What? Dirty Projectors / Tune Yards. Dirty Projectors will be in town to play this Upset the Rhythm night. Dave Longstreth and band travel from Brooklyn to London in support of their new, critically acclaimed, album ‘Bitte Orca’. It’s their most accessible work yet and following publicity from collaborating with David Byrne on the Dark Was the Night compilation, expect this to be busy. For Fans Of: Grizzly Bear, Here We Go Magic, St Vincent. Continue reading

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Local Natives @ The Borderline, July 16th.

Posted in Gigs, Hot Tickets, Tracks with tags , , on June 11, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Local Natives

What? Chess Club presents Local Natives, one of the hits of SXSW this year, featured in Just For Kicks recently, I can’t get enough of their sunny harmonies and off kilter pop melodies. Live they feature tribal drumming and apparently those voices are killer. For Fans Of: Fleet Foxes, The Shins, Vampire Weekend. Continue reading

Bill Callahan (Smog) @ Union Chapel, Aug 20th.

Posted in Gigs, Hot Tickets, Tracks with tags , , on June 11, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Bill C

What? Bill Callahan a.k.a. the legendary alt.folk singer songwriter behind Smog has almost sold out one night at Union Chapel so he adds this second date the following day. Another chance to see a special performer in a special venue. For Fans Of: Smog, Horse Feathers, Bonnie Prince Billy. Continue reading

Grouper @ The Luminaire, Nov 5th.

Posted in Gigs, Hot Tickets, Tracks with tags , , on June 11, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Grouper

What? Grouper is Liz Harris of Portland, Oregon. She writes minimal folk tunes and delivers them with a sweet yet haunting vocal style. She had one of my albums of 2008, ‘Dragging a Dead Deer Up A Hill’. For Fans Of: Bon Iver, Vashti Bunyan, Natural Snow Buildings. Continue reading

Willkommen Collective @ Union Chapel, June 12th.

Posted in Gigs, Hot Tickets, Tracks with tags , , on June 11, 2009 by musicmuleblog

willkommen collective gnomes

Brighton based record label Willkommen Records bring us some of the finest folk acts in the land this Friday at the idyllic Union Chapel in Angel. The full lineup now including The Miserable Rich and running times have just been announced and tickets are still available. Continue reading

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, TONIGHT.

Posted in Gigs, Hot Tickets, Tracks with tags , , on June 9, 2009 by musicmuleblog

The Pains Of Being On A Roof

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart may be Brooklyn’s best new indie band. They play the White Heat night at Madame Jojo’s in Soho this evening, June 9th. Advance tickets sold out a while back but there will 50 on the door. Get there by 8 if you want to be one of the lucky few. Continue reading

St. Vincent & Blue Roses @ ICA, July 8th.

Posted in Gigs, Hot Tickets, Tracks with tags , , on June 8, 2009 by musicmuleblog

St. Vincent

What? St. Vincent a.k.a. Annie Clark of Brooklyn has been accumulating rave reviews all over the shop for her latest album ‘Actor’ which is up there with my records of the year so far. A sweet voice paired up with experimental guitar tunes ranging from pop to alt-folk to prog. Miss at your peril. For Fans Of: Feist, Dirty Projectors, Grizzly Bear. Continue reading