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In the wee hours of the morning, I posted my review of "Shoreline Sessions" a new EP and video project from Weapons of Minor Disruption which features Rob from #E2TG favorite The Danbury Lie. Please check it out. It is really cool (that is the short version of my review, btw).
Last night another of those quintessential East Nashville musical happenings. Hanging out in a kind of funky, kind of divey space with awesome people (many of them incredible musicians) listening to top notch music. Last night, it was the East Room with Kent Eugene Goolsby, Lew Card, and Joey Kneiser and the Living Flames.
Tonight, #E2TG Artist of the Year Jon Latham is playing a FREE show at Soulshine Pizza beginning at 7:00. It is a wrap up to his being Local Artist of the Week for Lightning 100.
On to the Featured Friday Shuffle....
"Anyone's Game" by Leapfrogtown
Leapfrogtown are a London based band. This song is from their forthcoming album Dreaming on Public which is due out in a few weeks. This was my first listen, and I really dug this. Expect more....
"Pinyin" (MIDI Version) by Batkhi Dahn
So far, we have played the Instrumental Version, the regular version, and now the MIDI version. One more version of the latest Batkhi Dahn single to go. Autotune version coming soon.
"Soft Apocalypse" by Smokey the Firebear
Between the Weapons of Minor Disruption review, the Batkhi Dahn song, and now this one - it is kind of like Connecticut day around here. I have never been to Connecticut. Seems like I need to remedy that. "Soft Apocalypse" is rough mix from the album Ohm Atlanta which is due out in February. The rough mixes have been taken off of Bandcamp in anticipation of the release of the completed album, but there is a ton of music and sounds still out there. Including the CD version of BNGFKR for the incredible price of just $420 (only six remaining - they are going fast... okay probably not).
"Shot in the Dark" by Le Folli Arie
Le Folli Arie are a Prog-Pop band from Milan. A very interesting sound that I like quite a bit. Check them out.
"Sinking Ship" by Killing Kuddles
Of late, I have been rocking my Killing Kuddles swag around East Nashville. He has been a favorite around here for a long time and continues to be. This is a single released last year that I think you will like.
"Harperia" by vod
We featured the instrumental version of this political song from Canada. Here is the version that features the vocal abilities of Gabriel of The Gabriel Construct whose album Interior City was featured heavily here a couple of years ago. I could not find a video for this song, so in the Video Playlist below you will find footage from the live debut of The Gabriel Construct from last October.
"Get It" by Daphne Willis
A ridiculously infectious and upbeat song from Nashville singer-songwriter Daphne Willis. It is the title track of her recent EP. So, do like the title says - get it!
"Alien's Trip" by Le Folli Arie
We close with another cool track from Le Folli Arie.