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It’s the 4 most wonderful days of the year!! The 2016 Bonnaroo lineup is officially here!

20 Jan

Bonnaroo 15! Let the countdown begin! IMOO the best four days of the year are happening June 9-12 in Manchester, Tennessee and while the lineup leaked last week it was officially released last night on Conan.

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Pearl Jam
Dead & Company
LCD Soundsystem
J. Cole
Ellie Goulding
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Tame Impala
Death Cab for Cutie
M83
HAIM
Halsey
Ween
Jason Isbell
CHVRCHES
Miguel
Chris Stapleton
Judd Apatow & Friends
The Chainsmokers
SuperJam
Big Grams (Big Boi + Phantogram)
Band of Horses
Leon Bridges
Grace Potter
Father John Misty
Adam Devine
Purity Ring
The Claypool Lennon Delirium
Two Door Cinema Club
Sam Hunt
Flosstradamus
Zeds Dead
Tyler The Creator
Bridget Everett
Griz
Mavis Staples
Touchpants
Lamb Of God
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Kurt Vile & The Violators
Blood Orange
Adventure Club
Lord Huron
RL Grime
The Bluegrass Situation Superjam (Featuring Ed Helms and Friends)
X Ambassadors
Piff the Magic Dragon
Lucius
Vince Staples
Third Eye Blind
Cymande
Misterwives
Clutch
GoldLink
Lettuce
St. Lucia
Cashmere Cat
Goddamn Comedy Jam
FIDLER
Ibeyi
Keys N Krates
Sam Bush Band
The Wood Brothers
Saint Motel
Daughter
The Floozies
Marian Hill
Kamasi Washington
BØRNS
Post Malone
Shamir
Allen Stone
Brett Dennen
Oh Wonder
Boy & Bear
Dungen
Judah & The Lion
Steve Gunn
Steep Canyon Rangers
The Oh Hellos
The Internet
John Moreland
Andra Day
Anderson East
Twin Peaks
Bully
Natalie Prass
Chicano Batman
Givers
Hermitude
Jarryd James
Lizzo
Papadosio
Rayland Baxter
Vulfpeck
Sara Watkins
The Knocks
Waxahatchee
Beach Fossils
Whilk and Misky
Hundred Waters
The London Souls
Lolawolf
Civil Twilight
Roman Gianarthur
LANY
Con Brio
Flux Capacitor

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Music Monday: Brett Dennen – “Comeback Kid (That’s My Dog)” Official Video

25 Jul

Music Monday and what better than Brett Dennen’s new video for “Comeback Kid (That’s My Dog)” shot at the home of his favorite baseball team, the Oakland A’s as well as from shows on tour this summer!

Want to know more about Dennen’s love for the A’s and why it was shot at Oakland Coliseum?  Click HERE and read my friend Alyssa’s piece on ESPN.com Page 2. And if you don’t have Dennen’s new album Loverboy, go get it now!

 

“Comeback Kid (That’s My Dog)” Official Music Video from Brett Dennen on Vimeo.

It’s here! Your Summer Playlist

1 Jul

First day of July and heading into a festive holiday weekend, what a perfect time to unveil the DoYouHearTheMusic.com Summer Playlist.  If you are a frequent visitor to the blog you should be familiar with a lot of the selections and quite candidly, these are the songs you should be listening to this summer.  Without further adieu, the Summer Playlist:

The Dirty Guv’nahs – “Baby We Were Young

GROUPLOVE – “Don’t Say Oh Well

GIVERS – “Up Up Up

Walk The Moon – “Anna Sun

Young The Giant – “My Body

The Apache Relay – “Lost Kid

Mazes – “Summer Hits

Friendly Fires – “Hawaiian Air

Foster The People – “Warrant

The Belle Brigade – “Where Not To Look For Freedom

CULTS – “Go Outside

O.A.R. – “Heaven

Mat Nathanson – “Faster

The Civil Wars – “Barton Hollow

Fleet Foxes – “Grown Ocean

little hurricane – “Get By

DAWES – “Time Spent In Los Angeles

Brett Dennen – “Can’t Stop Thinking

Pepper – “Wake Up

Sublime with Rome ft. Wiz Khalifa – “Can You Feel It

Revisited: Brett Dennen and DAWES – 6 23 11 – Las Vegas

24 Jun

Last night was one of those concerts you really appreciate, intimate venue and musicians who you could tell were genuinely having fun.  Plus the venue, Veil at the Silverton, is a really great place in Vegas to catch a show.

I was super excited not only to see Brett Dennen in concert once again but also the opening act DAWES and let’s just say neither disappointed.  DAWES ripped through a 45 minute set playing a handful of songs off their new album Nothing Is Wrong, which came out two weeks ago, and work off their debut album North Hills including the crowd favorite “When My Time Comes.”  Two little side notes, last night bassist Wylie Gelber could have been mistaken for the Treme character Sonny played by Michiel Huisman and please if you haven’t already, check out Taylor Goldsmith’s side project Middle Brother which I still can’t get enough of.

A quarter after 9 p.m. Dennen took the stage in Las Vegas for the first time.  He definitely had the crowd dancing throughout while jamming on both his acoustic and electric guitars to deliver a 90 minute set that spanned his catalog and also included a couple sing-a-longs.  As expected, he performed a lot of new material off his latest disc, Loverboy including “Dancing at a Funeral,” “Comeback Kid,” and “Sydney (I’ll Come Running).” The highlight of the show however was the four song encore which began with Dennen playing “Heaven” and “Ain’t No Reason” acoustically before being joined by his band and DAWES for a rocking cover of Steve Miller Band’s “Swingtown.”  Closing with “Blessed” the song that put him on the musical map was a perfect way to cap the night.

Brett Dennen – Las Vegas – TONIGHT!

23 Jun

After a couple months of anticipation I am excited that Brett Dennen rolls into Las Vegas tonight and takes the stage over at the Silverton.  I’ve seen Brett Dennen perform a handful of times but never as the headliner so definitely interested to see how he stretches the set from the usual opener time of 45 minutes.  Currently in support of his new disc Loverboy, a disc that I am addicted to, Dennen should run the gamut and blend a nice mix of old with the new .  It should be a great show and tickets are only $15 which means any music lover would be foolish to miss this.  An added bonus, DAWES is opening.

Playlist: May Music

5 May

The inspiration for this month’s playlist has to do 100% with the idea of hopping in the car, cranking up the volume and listening to these tracks with the windows down and wind blowing in your face.  There is some new music scattered in throughout the playlist and chances are good I’ve mentioned all the artists on the blog in some regard.

Hope you like May Music!

Cheers!

Craig

Ben Harper – “Burn One Down

John Butler Trio – “Zebra

The Walkmen – “Juveniles

Dawes – “Love Is All I Am

ALO – “Try

Ray LaMontagne – “How Come

Dispatch – “Bang Bang

The Belle Brigade – “Sweet Louise

O.A.R. – “Delicate Few

Paul Simon – “Rewrite

Dave Matthews Band – “Write A Song

Walk The Moon – “Anna Sun

Black Dub (Daniel Lanois) – “I Believe In You

Blue King Brown – “Come and Check Your Head

Lissie – “Record Collector

Brett Dennen – “Make You Crazy

Foster The People – “Helena Beat

Justin Townes Earle – “Christchurch Woman

Bobby Long – “Left to Lie

Delta Spirit – “Devil Knows You’re Dead

New Music: The Belle Brigade

3 May

I have to thank Brett Dennen, for the introduction to this band, The Belle Brigade. From the first time I heard “Sweet Louise,” I was hooked.  Comprised of brother/sister duo Ethan and Barbara Gruska, their sibling relation allows for a seamless transition in vocals and harmonious sound on each track.  An easy, breezy tone throughout the self titled debut album also makes for a perfect soundtrack to listen to under the summer sun.  I believe Paste Magazine sums it up best in their review which you can read HERE.  Be on the lookout for the rise of The Belle Brigade.

April 2011 Playlist

19 Apr

Here is a playlist for April.  I’m going to try and make a new one each month so be on the lookout.  These selections are a mix of the artists I’ve been listening to lately.  Let me know what you like, don’t like, want to hear more of.  Weather is getting nicer out so the need for driving and pool music is a necessity!

Cheers!

Craig

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April 2011

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour – “The Golden Age

Old Crow Medicine Show – “Wagon Wheel

The Avett Brothers – “I and Love and You

Angus & Julia Stone – “Paper Aeroplane

G. Love – “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

Freelance Whales – “Generator^First Floor

Mumford & Sons – “Lover Of The Light

Fleet Foxes – “Helplessness Blues

Brett Dennen – “Dancing At A Funeral

Donavon Frankenreiter – “Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

Anthony B – “Never Wanna Lose You” ft. Gyptian

Gyptian – “Take Me Higher

Kings of Leon – “Back Down South

Middle Brother – “Portland

Jenny & Johnny – “Big Wave

Bruno Mars – “Count On Me

Jack Johnson – “From The Clouds

The Beautiful Girls – “Running

Graffiti6 – “Free

New Music Tuesday: Paul Simon, Brett Dennen, Foo Fighters, Alison Krause, TV On The Radio and more

12 Apr

It’s no secret, I love and live for new music Tuesday.  Today may be a monumental one as many well known artists put out highly anticipated albums.  Paul Simon puts out some of his best work with So Beautiful or So What, Brett Dennen drops Loverboy with killer tracks including “Sydney (I’ll Come Running) and “Comeback Kid,” Alison Krause gets back together with Union Station to release Paper Airplane, the Foo Fighters return with Wasted Light and TV On The Radio release Nine Types Of Light. But wait, there is so much more.  Jessie J’s new album Who You Are, Panda BearTomboy, AtmosphereThe Family Sign, Jason Isabel and The 400 UnitHere We Rest, The FeeliesHere Before and k.d. Langk.d. Lang and The Siss Boom Bang: Sing It Loud are also out today.

Now Playing: Brett Dennen – “Comeback Kid”

8 Apr

Cannot wait for his new album to drop next week. Give a listen to another one of the tracks, “Comeback Kid.” If you haven’t had a chance to hear “Sydney (I’ll Come Running)” check out our post from January HERE.