Just heard this new track from We Landed On The Moon! and thought we’d share it with you. The song is called “Re: Your Letter” and will appear on the band’s latest effort These Little Wars due out on December 16th.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/wlotm_reyourletter.mp3]
Download: We Landed On The Moon! – Re: Your Letter[MP3]
Secretly Canadian offers up a new tune from Seattle band Throw Me the Statue entitled “Ship”. Stay tuned for a preview of their upcoming show at Emo’s next week. The song is from their Purple Face EP.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/throw-me-the-statue-ship.mp3]
Download: Throw Me The Statue – Ship [MP3]
We’ve talked about Dr. Dog so much on this site, we’re glad we finally have a show to tell you about. The boys from Philly will be playing Saturday night at The Parish in Austin for only $14. Buy your tickets to the show before they sell out or read our recent review of Dr. Dog’s latest album Fate.
If power pop ballads are more your speed, 101x will be showcasing Tokyo Police Club on the outside stage of Emo’s tonight. Tickets for this event are only $14 and can be bought from Ticketweb. Showtime is set for 10pm with an opening performance from The Whigs.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/04-juno.mp3]
Download: Tokyo Police Club – Juno [MP3]
Before you rush that decision to evacuate for Ike, be sure to check out some of the killer shows going on this weekend. Our first show to tell you about features a set by Sub Pop’s Death Vessel performing at the inside stage of Emo’s. Tickets for this Friday night show can be had for $10 from Ticketweb. Check out our recent review of Nothing is Precious Enough for Us to see what these guys are all about.
The Streets are streaming 7 new songs from their latest effort Everything is Borrowed. The album isn’t out till next week, so have a listen and try before you buy. Hip-hop fans, what do you think?
Another great Austin band, The Unbearables, are releasing a brand new EP and want your help celebrating the occasion tonight at Emo’s Lounge. Tickets can be bought at the door for only $5. New song “The Line” can be heard below or on our swanky new Media Player.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/03-the-line.mp3]
Download: The Unbearables – The Line [MP3]
The last of our posts leading up to the Xemumba Festival this weekend features another Austin Band, The Crying Monkeys. Consider the crying monkeys ambassadors of the amazing Brazilian formed musical style choro. They kick off Friday evening’s performances with what is sure to be an amazing set. Also, don’t forget to buy those tickets to Xemumba before time runs out.
Deerhoof is giving us a glimpse of their new album with a tune called “Offend Maggie”. The song will show up on an album of the same title due out in early October. This could be the band’s catchiest tune yet![audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/deerhoof-offend-maggie.mp3]
Download: Deerhoof – Offend Maggie [MP3]