Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Beach House announce new album 'Depression Cherry,' 2015 tour

Dreamy Baltimore pop duo Beach House have just announced that their fifth full-length studio album titled Depression Cherry will be released this summer, on August 28. The band will hit the the road on a North American around the same time and will come to the Triangle in the fall.

Beach House will play the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw on Thursday, October 8. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 29, via Ticketfly for $26.

Check out the song "Lazuli" from Beach House's last album, Bloom, below.

Richard Buckner's 'The Hill' to get reissued this summer

It has been 15 years since the original release of Richard Buckner's The Hill, a collection of songs inspired by Edgar Lee Masters's collection of poems Spoon River Anthology which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

Merge Records will reissue the album on July 10 on CD, LP and as a digital download. Check out the song "Reuben Pantier" from the album below.

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Love Language, Bombadil & more to play Groove in the Garden

Later this summer a group of performers from around the Triangle will gather in Raleigh for an outdoor concert organized by the Pour House and Young Brother Productions dubbed Groove in the Garden.

The event will take place in the rose garden at the Raleigh Little Theater on Saturday, August 22. The lineup includes The Love Language, Bombadil, 6 String Drag, Laura Reed, Jack the Radio, Nuclear Honey, The Midatlantic and First Person Plural. Tickets are on sale now for just $10 via Ticketfly.

Destroyer announces new album 'Poison Season,' fall tour

Destroyer blew folks away at the Merge 25 Festival last year with their first full band performance in in a few years (see photos and a review HERE). The set featured some fantastic new songs which will be available on Destroyer's new album, Poison Season, out on August 28. Check out the album's second track, "Dream Lover," below along with the complete track list.

Destroyer will hit the road in support of the album this fall and will return to the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on Thursday, October 8. Jennifer Castle will open. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketfly for $15.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

New music video from the Mountain Goats - "The Legend of Chavo Guerrero"

The Mountain Goats release their latest album Beat the Champ last month and now they have released a new music video for the album's second track, 'The Legend of Chavo Guerrero."

The video features none other than the wrestler for which the song is named, Chavo Guerro, as well as Rob Corddry, Joey Ryan, Ray Rosas, Ryan Nemeth, Ted Travelstead, Sarah Walker and the band. Check it out below.

Check out our review of Beat the Champ HERE.

Lucinda Williams, Buddy Guy, McCoury & Grisman, more to play Carolina Performing Arts 2015-16 season

Carolina Performing Arts at UNC has just announced the lineup of their 2015-16 season and as we've come to expect, it is made up of quite the eclectic mix of musical genres as well as dance, theater and more.

Among the big musicians coming as part of the new season are Lucinda Williams on October 2, Buddy Guy on October 3, Del McCoury and David Grisman playing the music of Woody Guthrie on November 14, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Denzal Sinclaire on December 11, Steep Canyon Rangers on December 12, Count Basie Orchestra on February 20, and Abigail Washburn and friends on April 17. Check out the full schedule below.