I miss The New Frontiers

These guys broke up 3 years ago after releasing just one full length (my favorite release of 2008). A Google search for lead singer Nathan Pettijohn leads to a link that shows what appears to be a CD cover (a Pettijohn solo release?) but I can’t find anything else that indicates that this CD either exists or is even being made.

Tell me this song doesn’t inspire goosebumps.

Amazon’s got lots of affordable used copies of Mending in case you’re interested.

New R.E.M. video – “Every Day Is Yours to Win”

Didn’t the Foo Fighters do something like this for their new CD? R.E.M. asked artists and filmmakers to create videos (short films) for each of the songs on the band’s latest CD, Collapse Into Now.

The video for “Every Day is Yours to Win” was directed by Jim McKay, Chris Moukarbel and Valerie Veatch.

Band(camp) of the Week: The Woozies

Last time I checked a calendar, it said the year was 2011. Funny though, this new release by The Woozies sounds like a “Summer of Love” relic from 1967 and could easily be mistaken for something by Jefferson Airplane.

This is one of those “name your price” Bandcamp releases and while you could choose to download for free, why not throw The Woozies a couple of bucks so they can continue to put out quality material such as this?

Tour: The Cars

I think I was too young to see The Cars touring during their heyday so this is definitely something I’d love to check out (BOO … no Ohio dates … yet). In support of their brand new studio album, Move Like This, coming out on May 10, The Cars will hit the road in May to test the touring waters. If this thing doesn’t sell out every date, I’ll be shocked.

Tour dates:

5/10 in Seattle, WA @ Showbox @SODO
5/12 in Los Angeles, CA @ The Hollywood Palladium
5/13 in Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
5/15 in Denver, CO @ The Fillmore
5/17 in Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
5/18 in Chicago, IL @ The Riviera Theatre
5/20 in Toronto, ON @ The Sound Academy
5/23 in Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
5/25 in New York City, NY @ Roseland
5/26 in Boston, MA @ The House of Blues