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The next BlowUpRadio.com Free Concert @ Buddie’s Tavern is this Saturday, and it is a night of fun, rock and roll!
11pm - Sleepless Saints
Download their album for free here: http://sleeplesssaints.bandcamp.com/
10pm - Jason The First (formerly Jason & The Vikings)
Download their album for free here: http://jasonthefirst.bandcamp.com/
9pm - Jon Caspi
Download some of Jon Caspi’s music for free here: http://www.reverbnation.com/joncaspithefirstgun
Once you have heard how good their music is,you will want to come out and see them live this Saturday!
Buddie's Tavern is located at 277 Johnsons Lane, Parlin (Sayreville), NJ
This October BANDING TOGETHER – A BENEFIT WEBATHON FOR THE SPONDYLITIS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA will returns to BlowUpRadio.com. Over 50 bands are already signed up to perform live during the webathon as we try to raise money to a cause near and dear to me (my wife suffers from ankylosing spondylitis). If you are a musician and want to be involved, e-mail me. We would love to have even more bands involved!
We’ll have more info as we get closer to October.
ABOUT SPONDYLITIS (from http://www.spondylitis.org)
Spondylitis (pronounced spon-d-lie-tiss) is the name given to a group of chronic or long lasting diseases. These diseases are forms of inflammatory arthritis that primarily affect the spine, although other joints and organs can become involved. Spondylitis, unlike many other rheumatic (arthritic) conditions, affects young adults and commonly begins before the age of 35. Prominent researchers have stated that AS affects at least 1 in every 200 adults (approximately 0.5%) making it as common as rheumatoid arthritis.
Although there is currently no known cure, there is much you can do to educate yourself regarding Spondylitis and its treatments. There have been significant advancements in medical treatments during recent years and there are treatment options for those afflicted that can reduce the pain and symptoms of Spondylitis.
Juggling a lot of things this week so I don’t have time for in depth reviews, but here’s a few albums worthy of much more praise than I have time to properly give it
THE DROWNING MEN – “ALL OF THE UNKNOWN” ---- It comes as no surprise to me this band is currently touring with River City Extension, and signed to Flogging Molly’s label, “borstal beat”. All three bands have some similarities. Excellent songwriting, lots of energy, and songs that are both memorable and meaningful.
THE EXTRAS, INC. – “THE LONG WAY” --- Six songs in 20 minutes just breeze by and leave you wanting more. One of the catchiest albums I have heard so far this year. I challenge you not to get the hooks from these gems stuck in your head. A perfect hybrid of punk and upbeat folk. They are giving their album away for “pay what you want”. Don’t be cheap, or we’ll never get the full length album we deserve to hear from this NJ band.
ELEVATOR ART – “TENT CITY” --- I don’t know where the band’s name came from, but they are not typical art rock. Their music is very accessible and infectious. Often it really rocks with a White Stripesy sort of blues riff, but they really sound nothing like that. Fuck it. it is hard to easily define them, except to say, I like it! Stream the album here:
And I leave you this week with a live video from SKIPPING GIRL VINEGAR. Their new EP, “CHASE THE SUN”, is so much fun, as is their video for the title track.
You can download the song here:
This week on Lazlo's Den Presents New Music we have new music from:
ARTIST - ALBUM
Elevator Art - tent city
Wazu - Wazu ep
Romans - mystery girl
Bern & The Brights - war & games
The Extras, Inc. - the long way
Russ Rankin - Paper + Plastick summer sampler 2012
Diego Allessandro - no matter (how bad things get)
The Black Cadillacs - run
Todd Is New Each Moment - a thousand nights
The Orb featuring Lee Scratch Perry - the observer in the star house
The Tribe & Big Cats! - space
John Oates Band - the bluesville sessions
Full playlist with links to all the bands is at www.LazlosDen.com. Support Good Music!
Lazlo's Den Presents New Music airs on BlowUpRadio.com Tues @ 8pm, Wed @ noon & 10pm, Thurs @ 3am & midnight, Fri @ 9am & 3pm, and Sun @ 8pm (all times are eastern time zone)
Latest Updates on BlowUpRadio.com & LazlosDen.com
FREE MP3 DOWNLOAD: Romans - "mystery girl"
MUSIC NEWS: Chumbawamba - the end
MUSIC VIDEO: Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra - "Want It Back"
FREE ALBUM DOWNLOAD: The Extras, Inc. - "the long way"
FREE MP3 DOWNLOAD: Skipping Girl Vinegar - "chase the sun"
Our on air schedule at BlowUpRadio.com is
Here’s the BlowUpRadio.com programming schedule for this week:
Lazlo’s Den - Monday thru Friday at 8pm ET
The Bumpskey Show – Tuesday @ 9pm ET
Lazlo’s Den presents New Music - Tues @ 8pm ET, Wed @ noon & 10pm, Thurs @ 3am & midnight, Fri @ 9am & 3pm, Sun @ 8pm
‘Rock N Roll Gas Station’ hosted by Jim Testa - Thursday @ 10pm ET, Sun @ 7pm, & Mon @ 6pm
‘The Weekend Mix-Up!’ hosted by Mick Hale - Friday @ 9pm ET, Sat @ 9pm, Sun @ 1pm & 6pm
That's all for this week folks.