Sep 12, 2011

Hipstereo's MP3 Player Mix: September 12th

three mile pilot
what's in the air

canon blue
indian summer (des moines)

explosions in the sky
welcome, ghosts
look into the air

edge of the flood

two silver trees

melody day


Mp3s courtesy of temporary residence, city slang, and tapete records.

BONUS: Tom Waits - "Strange Weather"

Sep 11, 2011

Video: William Shatner "Rocket Man" + Stream: "Fuck You"

William Shatner - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

William Shatner - Fuck You

Sep 10, 2011

Hipstereo's MP3 Player Mix: September 10th

from bubblegum to sky
hello hello hi
the falcon

sebastian grainger & the mountains
american names
two gallants
the hand that held me down
bright eyes
eric bachmann
carrboro woman
the faint
the rural alberta advantage
don't haunt this place
frank, AB

mp3s courtesy of eenie meenie records and saddle creek records.

Sep 6, 2011

Feist To Present 'METALS' at CBC's Glenn Gould Studio

On October 8th Feist will be joined by special guests Mocky, Jeff Tweedy, Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), Bry Webb (The Constantines), Doug Paisley, Joel Gibb and more.

With her upcoming record Metals to be released on Arts & Crafts October 4 fans from across Canada can win the opportunity to visit Toronto for this unique performance celebrating it's release.

Portions of the concert will be broadcast during CBC’s 75th anniversary celebrations November 2nd on Radio 2 at 7PM. CBC Radio will also broadcast an exclusive video interview with Feist conducted with Rich Terfry (aka Buck 65), host of Drive on CBC Radio 2 on October 4th as part of CBC Radio 2’s Feist Day.

The only way to get tickets to the show is to win them.

Contests will be announced September 6 with tickets given away via online and on air properties.

CBC Radio listeners can win a package that includes airfare, hotel accommodations and two tickets to the October 8th show by sending in their answer to the following question:

“Tell us about the band or musician that you discovered thanks to the CBC.”

Enter to win here.

Winners will be announced on September 26 On CBC Radio 2 Drive.

Sep 4, 2011

Monthly Spotlight: Francis

From Dalarna in central Sweden, the band Francis is singer Petra Mases (Vocals, Piano), Jerker Henriksson (Guitars, Backing vocals), Petter Nygårdh (Drums), and Tim Grundtman (Bass, Backing vocals). With only two and a half months past since the release of their first full length record, Lekomberg, We Were Kin, the band is still working at getting noticed outside of Sweden. And I know you'll agree that all it'll take is people hearing this collection of songs. Francis may have the tasty and restrained musicianship of skilled players, but it's the human touch lent by Petra Mases' vocals that lights up the room. Even while toiling in the towering shadow cast by vocal greats such as Patsy Cline, Mases still casts enough throaty light to stand out.

1. Ten Thousand Times
2. Colossus
3. Judgment Day
4. Eternal Souls
5. Here Is The Key
6. Time On Our Side [MP3]
7. Until I Come Back Again
8. I Was Never Bored At All