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Austin City Limits to Replay Classic 1978 Tom Waits Episode This Weekend

Posted 19 Dec 2011 in Uncategorized

Back in 1978 I had a chance to see Tom Waits in a small venue near the lovely town of Valparaiso, Indiana.  I didn’t really know much about him at the time. I went with a friend from work. The reason we went was actually to see the opening act, Leon Redbone. Leon had laryngitis that evening.  He never spoke a word. His still did his full show, just everything was instrumental. He would then hold up a little sign that read “Thank You” after each song.  He was still enjoyable, but I wish I could have heard the “real” version of  Champagne Charlie! After a short delay to change the stage set up, Tom Waits made an appearance.  I’ve seen...

PJ Harvey to Stream Halloween Show Live.

Posted 24 Oct 2011 in Music + TV News, Uncategorized

  OK, PJ Harvey fans? Have you ever wanted to see her live? Better yet, have you wanted to see her on Halloween Night? No, we don’t have tickets and airfare in our back pocket for you, but we do have news that PJ will be streaming her Halloween show live, in real time. The show will be available at from none other than the Royal Albert Hall. It will be the second show of two sold our shows at the venue. The show, which will be streamed in HD quality, will begin at 8:15 UK time, for those in the States that would be 3:15 ET, 2:15CT, 12:15 on the west coast. It will be available world-wide.  Sites...

John Fogerty to Perform ‘Green River’ and ‘Cosmos Factory’ Albums in Their Entirety.

Posted 04 Oct 2011 in Uncategorized

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The Jimmy Fallon Show to Feature “Pink Floyd Week”

Posted 23 Sep 2011 in Uncategorized

  For quite some time now, The Jimmy Fallon show has been doing some great things with his musical guests. If you haven’t seen his Neil Young impressions then you’re really missing out.  The brilliance of it is in its subtleties.  He’s also had The Vanilla Fudge and The Zombies are recent guests.  Those were indeed fun to see. Now he’s taking it to another step.  Next week he’s featuring the Pink Floyd. No, the band will not reform and perform.  Sit back down.  Nick Mason will be an interview guest on Monday, Sept 26. The Shins will perform The Dark Side of the Moon’s”Breathe” on the same show.  That will be followed the next day by Roger Waters....

Sammy Llanas Officially Leaves The BoDeans.

Posted 06 Sep 2011 in Music + TV News, Uncategorized

  Sammy Llanas, who along with Kurt Neumann was one of the last two founding members of The BoDeans, has left the band. Sammy informed the band recently and did not show up for a performance in Colorado. He has been replaced in the band by guitarist Jake Owen. Kurt has claimed that it was “differences in opinion” that led to the split. He told the Milwaukee Journal recently “I think Sam and I worked together as long as we could,” Neumann said. “It was a relationship you try to hash it out as long as you can, and then you can’t. I think it was time. . . . I wished him good luck, and I hope he can move forward.” Sammy...

Lollapalooza Webcast Schedule Released

Posted 02 Aug 2011 in Music + TV News, Uncategorized

It’s just a few days before the show, and we now know which acts will be streamed for the 2011 Lallapalooza music fest. Quite a few of the favorites will be on there as well. Highlights include, Big Audio Dynamite, My Morning Jacket, Coldplay, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals,  Imelda May, White Lies, Bright Eyes, Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses, The  Cars and Foo Fighters.  There are many, many more as you can see below. Ah, so where is this stream which you speak.  Well you can get there by clicking HERE   Read below and make sure you keep this list handy!!! (These times are Central Time) Friday, August 5th: 01:30 – The Vaccines 01:45 – TAB the Band 02:15...

Jim Jones Revue “Jim Jones Revue”

Today’s Cool Album of the Day (#433 in the series Series) is the Jim Jones Revue. Imagine just for a minute. You are a mad scientist in the rock and roll laboratory. You fuse the DNA of Jerry Lee Lewis , Little Richard, and the New York Dolls. What do you get? London’s Jim Jones Revue. Jim Jones (ex-Thee Hypnotics) and his band push the term rhythm and blues to its furthest limits. While Jones is the undeniable star of the show, the band fights Jones for every bit of the spotlight. The album is produced by Jones which produces shocking results. This record is very loud. Undoubtedly, the needles on the sound board were well into the red...

‘Cool Album of the Day’ adds a Forum Section

Posted 12 Jul 2011 in Uncategorized

We’re pleased today to announce that the Cool Album of the Day Website has added a Forum Section.  It’s available to all our readers and should be a great way for people to share there thoughts. It will be broken into various sections. The first section will be General Discussion. Here you can say what on your mind, give suggestions on albums that you’d like to see us feature or even make suggestions in other areas. The next section is where some of the fun will happen. At least we’re hopping so. This will be the Desert Island Disc area. We’re asking that people stop by, click on NEW TOPIC and give us the ten albums that you would...

New Bruce Springsteen Album ‘Wrecking Ball” to be released March 6th. Here’s the First Single.

Posted 21 Jan 2011 in Uncategorized

      New Bruce Springsteen Album Coming Soon. European and American Tours planned. Bruce Springsteen has announced on his site that he indeed, will be releasing a new album with the E-Street Band in 2012. There will be a European tour from  May thru July with an American Tour to follow. This is from Bruce’s website  www.brucespringsteen.net In his own words: “Well, things are starting to heat up down on E Street. A lot of you have been hearing that Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will be on tour in 2012. That is absolutely correct. The European dates run from the middle of May until end of July and are being announced this week. Info on...

“Cool Album of the Day” Favorite Albums of 2011

Posted 31 Dec 2010 in Uncategorized

  One of the things that many music websites do this time of year is publish what they call “The Best Albums of year..blah blah blah.” All I have to say is, if you claim your list is a best of, then you better have heard every album that was released. I read a ton of these lists and I know for sure, these people have are deciding on what is a best of and they’ve haven’t come close to doing enough homework. Yes, we’re putting out a list as well. But we’re calling it our “Favorite Albums of 2011. I know darn well that I didn’t hear nearly enough to think that I what I have to say...

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