Saturday, August 19, 2017

Rival Sons - Soul


The Blues Rockers RIVAL SONS was formed in 2009 from the ashes of guitarist Scott Holiday’s previous band Black Summer Crush (which featured Michael Miley on drums and Robin Everhart on bass). The band took shape when singer Jay Buchanan was persuaded to come in as vocalist on the re-recording of Before the Fire. The band currently features bassist Dave Beste after Robin Everhart left in August 2013.




And now with a total of five albums in the luggage and successful performances around the world, they returned yesterday to Stockholm and Gröna Lund for a sensational night in the rock's characters and I mean that, once again I was totally blown away. That these dudes from Long Beach, California is one of the most important band on this timeline, I'm really looking forward to their next chapter of music and if the history speaks the truth the next album should come during summer next year.

Today's tune "Soul" is taken from the first self released EP by the band, enjoy. The clip is Recorded live on the Bob Bauer Show@ UDetroit Media Cafe October 24 2011 Recorded and Mixed by Mark Pastoria



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Friday, August 18, 2017

The Darkness - Solid Gold


British rockers THE DARKNESS have released their expletive-drenched new single, "Solid Gold", accompanied by a video of the self-proclaimed rock legends performing in a huge aircraft hanger amongst a mass of glam-rock lighting and Marshall speaker stacks.

"Solid Gold" is the latest single from THE DARKNESS's forthcoming album, "Pinewood Smile", due out on October 6 through Cooking Vinyl. The record finds THE DARKNESS on electrifying form, delivering some of the most sharp-witted, infectious, humorous and downright brilliant songs of their career. The album is also the first to feature the drumming and vocal talents of new band member Rufus Tiger Taylor, son of QUEEN legend Roger Taylor, who shares vocal duties with Justin on two of the tracks.




Pre-order our new album 'Pinewood Smile' at https://thedarkness.lnk.to/PS set for release on October 6 and get "Solid Gold" and "All The Pretty Girls" immediately!

The album will be released on CD, limited edition Deluxe CD (featuring four bonus tracks), Gatefold Heavyweight Vinyl, Cassette and in both Standard and Deluxe digital versions.

The band will hit the road and will be touring the new album throughout Europe and the UK from October through to December so grab your tickets from our website. (http://www.thedarknesslive.com)

Enjoy today’s tune!



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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Ryan Adams - Blank Space


Time to wrap up Way Out West and post the last one from the festival. This time it was my 10th Way Out West of 11 :) The weather was pretty good, only two days with rain, site was in good condition and easy to build on, the volunteers was awesome as always in Gothenburg and made the life easy for us in the crew. The music was ok, even if I would love to have some more Rock than the festival supply´s. The vegetarian food was really good this year, good mix of various dishes. My favourite this year of all the artists is Ryan Adams and PIXIES. Both bands deliverd great music.

Here comes a batch of some live and odd pictures from the almost 2 weeks that I spent over there.

First picture i took, a shot of the small lake in the Dungen area.

The Secret bar in the Dungen area, day before the opening.

Some love at the Boneyard

Decorations of giant gold balls.

A well packed car 🚙 

11th version of the signs at the entrance.

A bar table from the amazing bar at Höjden.

A ballon customise IT car.

The load out of the Chiefs car!

Frank Ocean’s - Panalux Molebeam Spotlight

1 of 4 parts of Frank Oceans surround set with speakers and the Panalux light.

Frank Ocean set up, with a mirror ball in the middle of the surround set.

Frank Ocean live set, pretty odd and cool layout at a festival.

Feist live at Azalea

Band Of Horses live at Flamingo

Band Of Horses live at Flamingo

Lana Del Rey live at Flamingo


Lana Del Rey live at Flamingo

Regina Spector live at Azalea

Ryan Adams live at Flamingo

Ryan Adams live at Flamingo

MØ live at Flamingo

Pixies live at Azalea

Graveyard live at Linné

"Blank Space" is a song by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from her fifth studio album 1989 (2014). It was written by Swift, Max Martin and Shellback. The song was released to the radio by Republic Records on November 10, 2014 as the album's second single, after "Shake It Off" and is the second track on the album. Musically, "Blank Space" is an electropop song with lyrics that satirize the media's perception of Swift and her relationships.

Ryan Adams' cover version of the song was featured on his Taylor Swift tribute album, 1989 (2015). Father John Misty released a cover version of the song in the style of the rock band The Velvet Underground in 2015. The cover is a reinterpretation of Adams' version and is built on the melody of the song "I'm Waiting for the Man."




Today's tune "Blank Space" is taken from the fifteenth studio album "1989" by American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, released digitally through his own PAX AM record label on September 21, 2015. The album is a track-by-track cover of Taylor Swift's album of the same name. It debuted at number 7 on the US Billboard 200 chart, one position ahead of Swift's 1989, which was in its 48th week on the chart.

Adams first became interested in Taylor Swift's album while coping with the collapse of his marriage to Mandy Moore. On what attracted him about Swift's album, Adams stated "There's just a joy to 1989," describing the album as "its own alternate universe." Adams initially described the album as being in the style of The Smiths. When recording the album, Adams said he found a sound somewhere between Bruce Springsteen's Darkness on the Edge of Town and The Smiths' Meat Is Murder.



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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Hindi Zahra & Fatoumata Diawara - Dounia


Olympic Café Tour is the story of two great friends, women, artists, and Africans whose life rhymes with nomadism, openness, and freedom. Hindi Zhara has roots in Morocco and has released two acclaimed album’s, been compared to great artists such as Billie Holiday and Patti Smith and has been on stages all over the world.



Fatoumata Diawara was born in Ivory Coast to Malian parents, and has also released two albums, acted in tons of films and collaborated with names such as Bobby Womack and Mulatu Astake. They met artistically and personally twelve years ago, on the stage of the Olympic Café in Paris. After twelve years of building bridges between cultures, and spreading modern Africa through the world in their own way, they wanted to be back on stage again. During this tour they will sing songs for each occasion, as well as songs chosen for our pleasure, and of course their own.





Hindi Zahra & Fatoumata Diawara played at Way Out West on the tent scene "Linné" on Friday. Today's tune "Dounia" is a tune they do together.



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Sorry no Spotify yet on this, hopefully they will record something together in the near future.

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