Tag Archives: Rough Trade

Thurston Moore “Smoke Of Dreams” + Album Out This Friday + Philly show announced!

24 Apr


Thurston Moore’s new album Rock N Roll Consciousness is out this Friday, April 28th, and if new music wasn’t exciting enough, Moore announced a new tour as well! Thurston Moore will be going on tour in the US this May/July and will be heading to Philadelphia to play Underground Arts on July 22nd!

This week Thurston Moore released his new single “Smoke Of Dreams”, check out the video below! This taste of Rock N Roll Consciousness, starts off a bit melancholy and dark with captivating poetic lyrics, then brightens up when it weaves into upbeat drums, epic guitars and and mesmerizing bass lines that will have you dancing around your room before reminding you that this is a chill song… calm down. No, just me? That’s cool…


Rock N Roll Consciousness was recorded in London at The Church Studios with Paul Epworth and was mixed by Randall Dunn at Avast! in Seattle. You can pre-order your copy of the new record now on vinyl/cd via Rough Trade and digitally here!

Check out tour dates below and make sure to get your tickets to a city near you. Tag us in your pics at mylifeinsound so we can vicariously be at every show with you!


Thurston Moore Tour:
May 8 – Vancouver, BC – The Imperial
May 9 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
May 10 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
May 12 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel
May 13 – Los Angeles, CA – The Teragram Ballroom
May 14 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
May 17 – Austin, TX – The Mohawk
May 18 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada
May 20 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
July 12 – Minneapolis, MN – Turf Club
July 14 – Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival
July 15 – Detroit, MN – Museum Of Contemporary Art Detroit
July 17 – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
July 18 – Montreal, QB – La Sala Rossa
July 19 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair
July 22 – Philadelphia PA – Underground Arts
July 23 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
xx Cher

Philly show NOT to be missed: UK’s finest SLAVES play Milkboy TONIGHT!!!!

10 Mar
Slaves Cher Dunn

SLAVES head to Milkboy tonight to rock you into next week. Don’t miss this epic show!


U.K. Punk duo SLAVES are one of my favorite bands on record and off, putting on one of the best live shows you will ever see. They’re a band you will never get tired of seeing live, bringing so much raw energy and intensity to delivering their songs to a sweaty, body-thrashing crowd-because let’s face it, there’s no other reaction to their music. After releasing their new album Take Control Slaves are heading to Milkboy tonight, Boston tomorrow playing at Great Scott, and Rough Trade in NYC on Sunday before headlining a very sick lineup at Huw Stephen’s party via BBC Radio 1 Presents at Latitude 30 at 1AM on March 14th at SXSW. You don’t want to miss seeing Slaves perform this epic new album live.


Tickets to tonight’s show at Milkboy are $17 and available here or at the door while tickets last. The show kicks off at 8:30PM with Lion in the Mane as support, so make sure you get their on time to see both bands!


xx Cher

Philly Show NOT to be missed: SOAK at Boot & Saddle!!

11 Jul


Tonight, Northern Ireland’s brilliant and moving singer-songwriter Bridie Monds-Watson aka SOAK is playing for the first time in Philly at Boot & Saddle!

The 19-year-old’s debut album Before We Forget How To Dream released on Rough Trade Records is raw, moving and gorgeously relatable. With just her guitar and her stunning voice, let SOAK be your weekend release tonight at Boot & Saddle.

Tickets are only $12 and you can get them here or at the venue. Doors are at 8PM and the show starts with Abi Reimold at 8:30PM so don’t be late!

To order SOAK’s new album Before We Forget How To Dream click here!

xx Cher

afternoon jam: Years & Years “King”

11 Jan

years & years

Years & Years are on their way to having an excellent 2015, and deservedly so. Each stellar new release from the band has fans eagerly anticipating the release of their debut album. Years & Years new single “King” (out March 1st!) is a dark, dance floor hit about a relationship on the rocks. With gut-wrenching lyrics and instrumentals that will make your body move, you’re broken heart will get the dance workout of a lifetime.

Years & Years are finally heading to the US to play two sold-out shows in NYC on Monday, January 26th at Le Poisson Rouge, and Tuesday January 27th at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn. If you were lucky enough to get tickets, make sure you tag us @mylifeinsound in any photographic or video evidence on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Then, put your phone away and meet me on the dance floor.

Listen to “King” now below and make sure to follow Years & Years on Facebook, Twitter and Soundcloud.

xx Cher

morning jam xx: Strange Talk “Young Hearts”

5 May


Strange Talk released an epic new music video for their single “Young Hearts” from their debut album Cast Away! When were auditions? I would have loved to be the in this creepy, zombie, Levi’s ad-like music video. Cast Away is out now on CD & Limited Edition Vinyl and digital download for you to hear Strange Talk’s other great jams and to play this song on repeat.

Make sure to catch this super fun band from Melbourne, Australia live as they are currently on tour in the US! Strange Talk have a show next Monday, May 12th at Bardot in Hollywood, then play at various cities across the US, and end their tour with two shows in NYC on May 27th and 28th. For tickets and tour information click here!

xx Cher

afternoon jam xx: Eagulls “Tough Luck”

17 Dec


I’ll be the first to admit, I take pride in my ability to understand British accents of all sorts, but I will be the first to admit, the Leeds accent proves to be the most difficult for me. Yet language barriers fall fast when I am listening to the punk dream team from Leeds, Eagulls. The band’s newest single “Tough Luck” has been a favorite of mine for the past three months. The single is from their highly anticipated debut album which you can pre-order on iTunes, CD, or my favorite, vinyl. The double A-Side featuring “Tough Luck” and “Opaque” is out now on Limited Edition 7″!! You can order it via Rough Trade here or look for it in your local record store.

Eagulls will be playing two shows in NYC in January before heading on tour in the UK. The band will be playing Mercury Lounge on Wednesday, January 29th and Rough Trade NYC on Friday, January 31st!! For tickets and more tour information click here.

xx Cher

morning jam xx: Victories At Sea “Dive”

23 Jul

Victories At Sea

Today’s morning jam is brought to you by UK band Victories At Sea. “Dive” is one of my favorite tracks off their debut EP In Memory Of. The track starts out synth heavy and dark, then bursts into a warm, epic dance party. The entire song, just like the EP, takes you on a journey. In Memory Of is out now via Static Caravan Records on iTunes and on CD through Rough Trade, Piccadilly Records, and other independent UK record shops.

Victories at Sea are headlining Birthdays in Dalston, London on Tuesday July 30th so make sure you check them out if you can! If you can’t get to London but live in the UK, Victories at Sea will embark on a full UK tour in September, so make sure you follow them on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with their tour dates and ticket information!

xx Cher

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