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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

morning jam: Beat Connection “Reality TV” + Show this Sunday at Johnny Brenda’s!!!!

20 Nov

Beat Connection are playing Johnny Brenda’s this Sunday to support their new album Product 3 out now!


This is an exciting weekend for Philadelphia. Just when you thought your weekend would wind down, it’s actually getting wound up this Sunday night at Johnny Brenda’s- thanks to Seattle-based dream team Beat Connection.

Taking your dance workout to the next level, Beat Connection will be playing new tracks from their new album  Product 3 out now on ANTI- Records. The album has been years in the making and well worth the wait. The band has already released singles from the album including “Reality TV”, “So Good”, “Rosealene” and “Illusion” that lift your mood while making you move. The tracks promise to be even more special when experienced live, so get your tickets here or at the door.

Tickets are only $10 ($12 day of show) so make sure you get yours now before they sell out. This is 21+ show and doors open at 8PM with the show starting at 9PM. Bondage & Discipline will open the show at 9PM with Phantoms playing at 10PM followed by your boys Beat Connection at 11PM. Get there on time and don’t miss these awesome supporting bands.

Not from Philly? Check out Beat Connections’ tour dates below to see them in a city near you. You can find tickets and more show details on Songkick here. Going to see Beat Connection? Tag us in your photos and video [at]mylifeinsound so I can experience the show with you. Make sure you follow mylifeinsound on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to see my pics and video from the Philly show.

Listen to some of my favorite Beat Connection tracks below, and see you at the Philly show!

Beat Connection Tour:

11/20 – Great Scott – Allston, MA
11/21 – Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, NY
11/22 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
11/25 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY
11/27 – Theatre Fairmount – Montreal, QC
11/28 – The Drake – Toronto, ON
12/02 – The Blind Pig – Ann Arbor, MI
12/03 – Subterranean – Chicago, IL
12/04 – The Frequency – Madison, WI
12/05 – 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN 12/06 – Vega – Lincoln, NE
12/09 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
12/10 – Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT
12/11 – Watercolor – Boise, ID
12/12 – The Bartlett – Spokane, WA
12/17 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR
12/19 – Fortune – Vancouver, BC





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xx Cher


morning jam: Colleen Green “Pay Attention”

11 Feb


L.A.-based artist Colleen Green released her new track “Pay Attention” and I couldn’t be more obsessed. Lucky for me (and you) the track is available for free download now via her Soundcloud here.

“Pay Attention” is the first single from her upcoming album I Want To Grow Up due out 2/24/15 on Hardly Art records. You can pre-order the album now via Hardly Art, iTunes and Amazon!

Colleen Green has six upcoming shows on the West Coast, including next Thursday at Doug Fir Lounge in Portland and Sunset Tavern next Thursday in Seattle. Both shows are with Sonny & The Sunsets! For tickets and more information, or to track when Colleen Green is coming to a city near you, follow her on Songkick here.

xx Cher

lovelovelove xx: Red Bull Sound Select – 10 cities, 10 free shows… including Philly!!!!

11 Jul


Red Bull Sound Select is a program created to honor local music scenes and the music fans that keep them going. To celebrate, Red Bull is throwing 10 free concerts in 10 cities in the US from July 26th-28th including: Philly, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville, Austin, Atlanta, Dallas, Minneapolis and Seattle! Red Bull Sound Select local artists will open for headliners including: The Dandy Warhols, Metric, Yeasayer, Dirty Projectors, Theophilus London, The Gaslight Anthem, Black Lips, Juicy J, The Airborne Toxic Event, Erykah Badu (LIVE), Frightened Rabbit, and in Philadelphia: Azealia Banks.

Azealia Banks just dropped a new track “ATM Jam” with music man of the summer and total babe Pharrell, here’s hoping she brings him with her! The show will be at Voyeur on Friday July 26th with local loves and Redbull Sound Select Artists Mike Taylor and Khari Mateen opening.

To request tickets in your city you have to go to by tomorrow, register to the website through Facebook, and use your social media skills to show that you support your local music scene. Go now and good luck!


ATLANTA – Black Lips and Juicy J at Terminal West
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists $2 FABO, Noot D’ Noot and 4ize
Curated by Creative Loafing, East Atlanta Collective and V103’s DJ Jelly

PHILADELPHIA – Azealia Banks at Voyeur
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Mike Taylor and Khari Mateen
Curated by Veteran Freshman, Little Giant and Making Time

DALLAS – Erykah Badu (LIVE) and The Cannabinoids at Prophet
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Larry g(EE)] and Dustin Cavazos
Curated by Central Track and Spune


LOS ANGELES – Frightened Rabbit at the House of Blues
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Gothic Tropic, Tapioca and the Flea, and HOTT MT
Curated by IAMSOUND, Filter and Production Club/MFG

AUSTIN – The Dandy Warhols and Theophilus London at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists The Sour Notes and Gentleman Rogues
Curated By Good Music Club and Transmission Entertainment

CHICAGO – Metric at House of Blues
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Gemini Club and My Gold Mask
Curated by Fake Shore Drive, DO312 and Riot Fest

NEW YORK CITY – The Gaslight Anthem and Dave Hause at Irving Plaza
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Frances and the Foundation and The Scandals
Curated by The Gaslight Anthem

NASHVILLE – The Airborne Toxic Event at Marathon Music Works
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select artists Swayze, Alanna Royale, and The Electric Hearts
Curated By Lightning 100, Grimey’s and Full Service Music

MINNEAPOLIS – Yeasayer at First Avenue
Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Umami and Strange Names
Curated by and hosted at First Avenue

JULY 28, 2013

SEATTLE – Dirty Projectors at Neumos
Curated By Sub Pop, Adam Zacks and Capitol Hill Block Party
Red Bull Sound Select Artists Pure Bathing Culture, Eighteen Individual Eyes, and The Grizzled Mighty

sound select

mike taylor


xx Cher

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