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The Luyas Visit WFUV’s The Alternate Side


The Luyas visited WFUV’s The Alternate Side for an interview and live session, which will be broadcast tomorrow at 11AM EDT on 91.5 WNYE and streaming via the Alternate Side’s website. Watch the band perform “Canary” above, and if you have not seen Jessie Stein of the Luyas play her Moodswinger, this footage is fantastic. The band is on tour in the North America and Europe throughout the fall, check out all of the dates. Watch two more videos from the Luyas visit to The Alternate Side below.
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Vote For Phosphorescent! NPR’s All Songs Considered Best of 2010 (so far) Readers Poll

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NPR’s All Songs Considered has nominated Phosphorescent’s new album Here’s To Taking It Easy as one of the best albums of 2010 so far in their new reader’s poll. Click HERE and vote for Phosphorescent and up to four other albums by your favorite artists released this year. In other news Phosphorescent stopped by the Studios of KEXP earlier this week you can listen to the live session HERE.

The Tallest Man On Earth Visits Morning Becomes Eclectic

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The Tallest Man On Earth visits KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic Friday May 7 at 11:15 AM (PST). You can tune in via the powers of the internet by pointing your web browser here. If you can’t tune in and listen live, the performance will be archived on the Morning Becomes Eclectic website. Later that evening, The Tallest Man On Earth continues his long tour across North America, performing at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles. The rest of the tour dates can be found here.

AKRON/FAMILY Featured On Spinning On Air

Over the holiday weekend, AKRON/FAMILY returned once again to WNYC’s respected Spinning On Air, as part of the long-running program’s Independents Day feature, where the band was “celebrated for their musical adventurousness, the transcendental spirit in their music, and the crackling excitement of their marathon live shows.” AKRON/FAMILY discussed the music of its latest album, Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free, with host David Garland, as well as performed an intimate acoustic session. Have a listen at the Spinning On Air site HERE.

AKRON/FAMILY Do Improv Experimental Set For WFMU

While plenty of the tunes off AKRON/FAMILY’S latest, Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free, could get your dad’s toes tapping, the band has an experimental foundation that may leave pops a little puzzled now and again. Recently, Akron/Family was able to embrace these improvisational roots for WFMU’s The Frow Show, making use of instruments like a cigar-box guitar and a, uh, “space blaster.” WFMU is offering mp3 of the entire, hour-and-a-half freak out HERE.

To further stoke your fire, read the comments from host Jesse Jarnow, who bared witness to this cosmic performance: “The plans for Cobra-like cues and Oblique Strategies borne from the Love Room loft fell by the wayside, and very quickly Akron/Family shut off the lights in WFMU’s Studio B. Literally stumbling in the dark between their usual instruments, upright and toy pianos, Farfisa organ, space blaster, Scott Williams’ cigar box guitar, Bryce’s accordion, and other toys, the trio jammed for an hour-and-a-half straight, reconnecting with the experimental investigations that run beneath their current incarnation’s cosmic folk and Afrodelic dreaminess.”

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