Oh man… Weird Wednesday has quite a doozy in store for you tonight. The Alamo Ritz (downtown) will be showing academy award deserving film Kidnapped Coed at midnight as part of their Weird Wednesday series. Read the Alamo’s description of this cult classic or check out the IMDB rating/description. As always, the Weird Wednesday showing is free so show up early to stake out a spot.
A few weeks ago we told you about a new song by Jenny Lewis that you could stream for free. Now you can stream Jenny’s entire new album “Acid Tongue” on her myspace page. Feel free to be the first to give us your thoughts.
You may be sick of all the new dance music making a resurgence, but you’ve gotta admit that French duo Justice are at least doing it right. The Frenchman continue to do it right with a new 4 part project entitled Planisphere which can be streamed on the Justice myspace page. It’s pretty rad.
We may be a tad late on this, but I couldn’t resist when I found this little gem from The Appleseed Cast. Below is a demo version of “Road West” which is said to appear on the band’s recently completed album Sagarmatha. Members of AC have also said that a pre-ep will be out in November with a full length due sometime in January. The new track clocks in at over 8 minutes with no vocals in sight. A new direction for the Lawrence boys?[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/the-appleseed-cast-road-west-demo.mp3]
Download: The Appleseed Cast – Road West(demo) [MP3]
Spinner has been outta site with all the full album streams they post up each week. This week they have all kinds of goodness, like new Calexico, The New Year, Chad Vangaalen and a whole slew of others. Check out the full album streams and feel free to tell us what you think about any of ’em.
A new Oh No Oh My song has been posted up on the band’s myspace page. New song “Be a Star” solidifies the band as one of the best acts coming out of Austin right now. Check it out and tell us what you think.
We’ve been waiting for the right time to post this new Matt & Kim track, and a Monday morning feels like the right time. “Good ol Fashion Nightmare” will appear on the duos newest album Grand. We hope this happy tune gets you through your case of the Mondays.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/good-ol-fashion-nightmare.mp3]
Download: Matt & Kim – Good Ol Fashion Nightmare [MP3]
Dave Monks of Canadian pop-punk outfit Tokyo Police Club recently did an acoustic set for the Interface on AOL. The solo performance features four tracks from the very surprising 2008 album Elephant Shell from Mr. Monks band. Watch the video and download the live songs for free.
Yes Muhoney is still around and yes they can still bring the rock! Help celebrate the 16th anniversary of Emo’s on Saturday night with a sure to be killer set by oldie but goodie Mudhoney. Doors at 9, show at 10. Buy your tickets ahead of time from Ticketweb.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/imnow.mp3]
Download: Mudhoney – Im Now [MP3]
Check out this new song by Brooklyn outfit Parts & Labor “Nowheres Night” that’s been getting some heavy rotation on the iTunes recently. You can find this tune on upcoming release Receivers due out October 21st on JagJaguwar.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/nowheres-nigh.mp3]
Download: Parts & Labor – Nowheres Nigh [MP3]