June 2010
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“Yesterday’s Company” by Lookbook

I saw this band in Minneapolis, Minnesota at a club called First Avenue & 7th Street Entry. Anyone from Minneapolis will tell you that Prince was the local musician who helped to establish this venue during the 80’s.

Lookbook is a very fun dance pop duo made up of Grant Cutler and Maggie […]

“Where Foxes Hide” by Snowbird

Simon Raymonde, the former Cocteau Twins’ bassist and founder and owner of the Bella Union record label, has teamed up with Stephanie Dosen. They have worked together before as he participated in her 2007 release A Lily For The Spectre. This time the two decided to form a true duet. Thus, Snowbird […]

“Summertime” by Lana Mir

The Ukranian born Lana Mir, will release her self-titled debut album on August 24, 2010 via Unfiltered Records. You may also visit her feature on Volume 2, #17 of Direct Current.

Lana – Summertime from Unfiltered Records on Vimeo.

“Bang Bang Bang” by Mark Ronson (feat. The Business INTL)

Mark Ronson has a new video. The 2010 single “Bang Bang Bang” from Mark Ronson & The Business Intl is available on markronson.com.

It’s his next studio single, video appearance since “Just” with Phantom Planet from 2008.

“You and Your Heart” by Jack Johnson

AOL Music Sessions has offered up an NYC in studio performance of Jack Johnson performing “You and Your Heart.” The track can be found on his latest album To the Sea, which was released last Tuesday, June 1, 2010.

“Up on the Ridge” by Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley’s latest album Up on the Ridge was released on Tuesday. We’ve been hearing the title track single on the radio since April. Now, please have a look at the video.

I love the acoustic bluegrass assortment displayed here. It is unlike any other Bentley album. Another draw for me […]

“Alex” by Punch Brothers

The new album, Antifogmatic, from Punch Brothers will be released on June 15, 2010. Punch Brothers is Chris Thile’s new effort following the “farewell for now” of his other band Nickel Creek. He and Steve Martin will duel their mandolin’s as Punch Brothers are scheduled to support Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon […]

“Credible Threats” by The One AM Radio

This song was released on April 17, 2010 on Dangerbird Records. Only 500 copies of the “7 were produced. However, thanks to the Dangerbird Summer Sampler you may download “Credible Threats” for FREE.

Picture courtesy of So Much Silence

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“Credible Threats” by The One AM Radio

“Fools Rush In” by She & Him

She & Him have reconstructed a version of the classic “Fools Rush In.” The remake is featured on Levi’s® Pioneer Sessions: The Revival Records. Enter your email address to receive a free download.