A Year End List from Joe Smyth of Nine Mile Records and Touring

Joe Smyth help us keep our Austin theme today, as he’s one of the folks helping get Austin acts (and others) out on the road. But, more importantly, he’s a scavenger of music news, so he’s given us a couple of great lists…one a shout out to the blogs that turned him onto great music…and the other just a general best of list. Peruse as you must, and if you have touring needs…check out Nine Mile Touring.

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Show Review: Friendly Fires @ La Zona Rosa

Rocktober continues!

La Zona Rosa Rosa plays host to a two night stand for ATH with Friendly Fires and The Rapture. Friendly Fires is up first bringing along Theophilus London as the opener. Having seen a condensed SxSW set of Friendly Fires and the early ACL set from Theophilus London, I had some expectations as to what we would get. So click through to see how things measured up and for a ton of pics.

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Show Preview: Friendly Fires @ La Zona Rosa (10/11)

Date 10/11/11
Location La Zona Rosa
Doors 8pm
Tickets $20 @ Frontgate

Indie dance hit makers Friendly Fires are stopping back into town this Tuesday at La Zona Rosa after lighting things up during SXSW in March.  Joining the boys on stage is Theophilus London which is sure to be entertaining as well.  Make sure you get there a bit early as this show starts a little earlier than usual.

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Download: Friendly Fires – Blue Cassette [MP3]

Friendly Fires @ Mohawk (11/19)

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Date 11/19/09
Location Mohawk
Doors 8pm
Tickets $10 from Frontgate

Front runners of the dance movement Friendly Fires are playing at Mohawk on Thursday night.  The show also includes buzz band The XX and Holly Miranda so the lineup is sick.  This also gives me an excuse to put up this XX song called “” which will probably be in my year end top songs list.

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Download: The XX – Crystalised [MP3]