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The Alamo Draft house on South Lamar in Austin has been featuring $2 dollar music Mondays for quite some time now. Tonight the draft house will be showing one of the best rock concert films in history Stop Making Sense about 80s pop giants Talking Heads. For only $2, I suggest you make a point to stop by draft house tonight to check out the musical stylings of David Byrne and company. Even if you don’t enjoy the band, the price has got to sound nice if you have nothing better to do on a Monday night. Buy tickets at the Drafthouse’s website.
Sigur Ros just started streaming their entire new album online. Listen to the album now on the band’s recently uploaded widget and tell us what you think. You can also pre-order the new album in varying levels of deluxness on the Sigur Ros website.
So Trent Reznor just can’t seem to give us enough free stuff. After offering up a whole new album The Slip for free, Trent & company are now offering up a free Tour EP entitled Lights in the Sky. The EP features tracks from A Place to Bury Strangers, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Crystal Castles, Deerhunter, and of course NIN. Download the Lights in the Sky EP.
Want to hear Colplay’s new album Viva La Vida legally? Iheartmusic.com is offering up the album in its entirety.
We can’t think of a much better way to spend a boring Thursday night than at the Alamo Downtown rocking ’till your face melts. If you’ve never been to an Alamo sing-along, then this is clearly the one to start with. Visit Alamo Drafthouse to buy tickets… rocking every Thursday in June. And here’s a little something to get you in the mood.
Calexico’s newest full-length record “Carried to Dust” has been announced as hitting the shelves on September 9th. For more information visit Calexico’s website.
The first Radiohead retrospective ever hits the stands today. Stop by our favorite record store to pick up a copy on your way home from work. The band is releasing a special 2-disc edition, a DVD, and *gasp* a 4 LP vinyl box set. The vinyl box set is a bit pricey at $75 bucks, but it will easily be the centerpiece of your vinyl collection.
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