Some great new music coming out this week …
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Rumors of a lame duck tour season for arena-type acts has led to message board chatter that Rush may make another run through the states playing outdoor sheds. I passed on their arena tour last fall but would definitely consider a night under the stars to hear “Freewill”.
Darren from Bobby Best Creative says about this week’s pick:
What is there to say about Amanda Palmer and the GTO cover of Nirvana’s Polly apart from haunting, hypnotic and a video that scares the living shit out of me?
On April 21st and in partnership with Record Store Day a 7″ vinyl single of ‘Polly’ limited to 2,000 copies worldwide will be released and I for one will be trying to secure a copy.
Well, not only is she an actress, but she’s a singer too. Alexandra Socha posted the “Sara Sessions” on Bandcamp and says this about the songs: Once Upon A Time, Paul Fujimoto and I had a lot of time on our hands, a piano, some fancy recording equipment and two books of Sara Bareilles songs (beer may have also been involved). We saw then it was our destiny to record covers of her awesome songs and release them once a week for the next month. Enjoy “The Sara Sessions”!
From Neck of the Woods, in stores May 8, here’s the My Bloody Valentine-influenced “Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)” by the Silversun Pickups.
What do you think? I love the shoegazey guitars.