Keeping Jersey Strong: A Hurricane Benefit Comp

For $5 (or more if you’re so inclined) you can purchase Keep Jersey Strong: A Hurricane Benefit Comp from Bandcamp. It includes 53 tracks by area artists, including Real Estate, The Everymen, Cinema Cinema, Nicole Atkins, and more. All of the proceeds go to the American Red Cross’s efforts to help victims of Storm Sandy.

Paul Banks: “Young Again” (YouTube)

Interpol’s Paul Banks has released a solo album, titled Banks, via Matador. Today the official video for album track “Young Again” was released. It points out that, when one puts aside the selective amnesia and nostalgia, some aspects of feeling “young again” aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.

Tour Dates
November
Saturday 03 – Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest
Friday 09 - Washington, DC – The Howard Theater
Saturday 10 – Philadelphia, PA - The Trocadero
Tuesday 13 – New York, NY – Studio @ Webster Hall
Thursday 29 – Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues (Las Vegas)
Friday 30 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory

December
Saturday 01 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
Monday 03 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues San Diego
Wednesday 05 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theater

Swans: “The Apostate” (live video)

Swans is celebrating their thirtieth anniversary in style. This year has seen the release of a 2xCD, The Seer, and a world tour, currently in progress. Even though Swans’s leader Michael Gira has reached sexagenarian status, the band still plays in a ferociously physical and thunderously intense fashion. Witness a sampling in the live video embedded below, an edited version of “The Apostate.”

the apostate (edit) from Marco Porsia on Vimeo.