I fucking love this band. And they’re from my hometown of Cincinnati. It’s nice to see what amazing music can be created on a Skyline Chili and UDF milkshake diet, assuming they dig that shit like I did!
One of my favorite things about them is their obvious influence from another Ohio band, the James Gang. Buffalo Killers’ harmonies are beautiful, the melodies take you on a ride and the songwriting is unique and assured.
Today, they’ve decided to share a free tune that they just recorded last week. Hot off the press, if you will.
Buffalo Killers are on tour now with North Mississippi All-Stars. Dig the dates here. And grab their insanely-good new album 3 on vinyl, right here. And watch out for the Buffalo Killers on the January Bang Bang Boogaloo/Beyond Beyond is Beyond compilation! More on that later. For now, dig Buffalo Killers brand-new “Oh My Word”…
Right-click on it to download.
After marching with Occupy Wall Street the last two days, my baby and I took some time to blow off steam and relax with some friends last night. Well, in the cab ride home, Franny cues up the perfect James Taylor song on her iPhone. Even more appropriate 35 years later…and a fun jam. Nice one, Fran :) Dig.
(and yes, my ‘JT’ is James Taylor, not Justin)
Talk about power-trio! Fuckin’ A, Radio Moscow is the shit. THE GREAT ESCAPE OF LESLIE MAGNAFUZZ is the Californian-based band’s third album for the highly-regarded Alive Naturalsound Records. It’s out October 11th, but you must taste you some now…and do yourself the favor of CRANKING IT!
From their upcoming Thrill Jockey debut release, West, out in September…
(download it here… http://www.thrilljockey.com/assets/freedownload/Wooden_Shjips-Lazy_Bones.mp3)
I’m really psyched to welcome the Donkeys to Beyond Beyond is Beyond on Thursday, May 26th. The Californian’s are on an East Coast tour to bring some sunshine jammery to our rainy metropolis…and other Eastern metropoli. Here are the NYC dates:
THURSDAY 05/26/2011: (with Citay!)
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow
New York, New York 10002
The Rock Shop
The Donkeys new Dead Oceans release, Born With Stripes is a phenomenally-textured listen, which starts with this tune below…and proceeds to take you on a fantastic hazy, psych-tinged, country-rock safari over the next 45 minutes. An album that truly plays as an album.
So check them out for an in-studio live performance and chat on Thursday’s Beyond Beyond is Beyond show on East Village Radio, Thursday from noon to 2pm (EST)…
I love the F&O’s and they’ve gonna a new long-player coming out on October 12th on In the Red Records called Play It Strange. They’ve also got a big tour coming up that you can check out dates right here. And here’s the NYC shows:
11/02 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
11/03 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
And dig their new single ‘Waterfall’ below…
Hey there, Beyonders!
I’m happy to report that we will have a kickass live performance from a kickass new band called The Main Street Gospel, in the EVR booth on Beyond Beyond is Beyond this Thursday. Their beautifully fuzzed-out classic rock style shines bright on their Tee Pee Records debut, Love Will Have Her Revenge. Dig ‘I Won’t Be Stayin” below…
Here’s a great quick intro to the band from Dan Epstein at Shockhound (where you can also download the free mp3):
Here at ShockHound, the only thing we love more than getting turned on to killer new music is when we can turn you on to it before anyone else does.
Which is why we’re so stoked to present the world premiere of “I Won’t Be Stayin’,” a fuzz-caked track from Love Will Have Her Revenge, the forthcoming full-length debut by the Main Street Gospel. Lodged somewhere between the bluesy scuzz of the Black Keys and the haunted highway ramblings of Neil Young, “I Won’t Be Stayin’” is one of those rare cuts that sounds both oddly familiar and intriguingly fresh. And you can only download it for FREE from ShockHound, baby!
Formed in Columbus, Ohio in 2005 by former Brian Jonestown Massacre tambourine shaker Barry Dean (vocals, guitar), Ryan “Tito” Ida (bass) and Adam Scoppa (drums), the Main Street Gospel’s brand of “mystic trip-rock” caught the ear of fellow bearded Ohioan (and Black Keys guitarist) Dan Auerbach, who produced and pressed up a couple of their songs on an indie seven-inch back in 2008. One thing led to another, and the band signed to Tee Pee Records early this year. Love Will Have Her Revenge, a wonderful album which touches upon everything from Byrds-y country rock to Spiritualized-type psychedelic mantras, will drop June 29.
But hey, you don’t need to wait until then to bathe in the cosmic vibes of the Main Street Gospel. Just click on the link above, and grab that free MP3 before it’s gone like a late spring breeze.
— Dan Epstein
So tune in Thursday to Beyond Beyond is Beyond and here the Main Street Gospel live in the iconic East Village Radio booth!
- Main Street Gospel’s Love Will Have Here Revenge on Amazon
- East Village Radio
- Beyond Beyond is Beyond archive page
And if you’re in the NY area, be sure to see them play live, along with the excellent Hopewell and White Hills Thursday night at Perfect Prescription at Secret Project Robot!
Tim Bluhm of The Mother Hips is gonna be on Beyond Beyond is Beyond for the second time this Thursday! ‘Member his visit from exactly one year ago on 5/14/09? Here’s a reminder…
*photo by Mike Newman live at EVR 5/14/09
The Hips will be rockin’ the Bowery Ballroom on Friday, May 14th…and they are at their absolute best onstage. And if you haven’t checked out their most recent Pacific Dust album, you should. I even chose it as one of the best of 2009.
So tune in to Beyond Beyond is Beyond on East Village Radio at noon eastern on Thursday and we’ll chat with Tim Bluhm and he’ll rock a tune or two for us. And as usual, there will be tons of other jams without boundaries throughout the show!
I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be interviewing Exmagma’s Andy Goldner on the next Beyond Beyond is Beyond show! I’ve been diggin’ Exmagma since I stumbled on their first and second albums from ’73 and ’74 a few years ago. And then my mind completely blew when I heard Exmagma 3, which was done in ’75 and never released until 2006!!! Then the pieces of my blown mind got together to form another human being who now lives inside my head, when I heard Andy Goldner’s 1978 solo album, Infinity.
If you don’t know Exmagma, get acquainted with this one… Exmagma-Box 25
And check out this amazing Andy Goldner promo video from ’78!
And you can find all the Exmagma and Goldner albums at Anthology Recordings
And tune in to East Village Radio at noon eastern on Thursday to hear my interview with Andy!
Ariel Pink and his Haunted Graffiti outfit have a new album coming out June 8th called Before Today. I’m totally diggin’ the first song, ‘Round and Round,’ which you can dig below. It’s kinda nice that they’ve stepped out of that super lo-fi production. I always liked Ariel Pink songs but always wanted to hear them with a little more sound quality…and Before Today looks to be just that. Cool album cover too, no?