Jethro Easyfields has his new CD Bloodletting available at Luna Records and Indy CD & Vinyl in Broad Ripple, and he is opening for two bands at Lizards on the Indy's Southside on Saturday night. We'll have a review of the new album soon, but wanted to give you a sneak peek here.
"Rumble Through Time" from Jethro Easyfields
Hear "Lydia" from the new record
Bobbie Lancaster's latest, self-titled album is getting some airplay at radio stations across the Midwest, including WDCB & WNUR Chicago, WEFT in Champaign, IL, WVPE South Bend, WXOU at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, and WFHB Bloomington. She's currently in the midst of a run of shows this month at Indianapolis Public Library branches, bringing her original children's music to the IPL. The shows are free and great fun for kids - and parents. Next week she is at the Southport, Glendale and Central branch locations.
see her schedule
The Kinks frontman Ray Davies has a new record due, called See My Friends, an album of classic Kinks songs turned into collaboration. It comes out November 1st. He collaborates with Lucinda Williams, Bruce Springsteen and Metallica, among other artists.
"This project came about almost by accident," says Davies wrote on his website. The project was started when he recorded a version of "Till The End Of The Day" in summer of 2009, with the late Big Star singer Alex Chilton. He went to Oslo to record with Metallica, New York to record with Jon Bon Jovi, New Jersey for Bruce Springsteen, and KONK studios in England for much of the rest.
1. Bruce Springsteen - "Better Things"
2. Jon Bon Jovi & Richie Sambora - "Celluloid Heroes"
3. Mumford & Sons - "Days/This Time Tomorrow"
4. Lucinda Williams & The 88 - "Long Way From Home"
5. Metallica - "You Really Got Me"
6. Paloma Faith - "Lola"
7. Jackson Browne - "Waterloo Sunset"
8. Alex Chilton & The 88 - "'Til the End of the Day"
9. Amy Macdonald - "Dead End Street"
10. Spoon - "See My Friends"
11. Black Francis - "This Is Where I Belong"
12. The 88 - "David Watts"
13. Gary Lightbody - "Tired of Waiting"
14. Billy Corgan - "All Day and All of the Night/Destroyer"
Old 97's new album came out October 12, and is called The Grand Theatre Volume One. The band recorded it in spring 2010 in Austin and Dallas with the same production team from Blame It On Gravity. Hear "Every Night is Friday Night" and "State of Texas on their myspace page.