Iggy Pop & Zig Zags - 'If I'm In Luck I Might Get Picked Up' (Betty Davis cover) [Listen]
Iggy Pop and Zig Zags have joined forces to cover 'If I'm In Luck I Might Get Picked Up' by Betty Davis. The 7" single, which will be released October 2nd and can be pre-ordered here, celebrates the tenth anniversary of Light In the Attic Records. It's part of a series that will include singles by Charles Bradley, the Menahan Street Band, Sweet Tea (which features members of the Black Angels and Heartless Bastards), and more.
Listen to the track here via Soundcloud.
Only words such as 'mind-blowing', 'mesmerizing' and 'fantastic' can describe the music of The Black Angels. This now four-piece from Austin, TX have managed to incorporate and revisit the psychedelic sonorities of late 60s bands such as The Velvet Underground, The Doors, The 13th Floor Elevators and The Beatles, creating their own distinctive, incredible sound. Maas took time to discuss his favourite five albums in between SXSW and their US tour. [read more]
Today's roundup includes The Twilight Sad, Lissy Trullie, Polaris Prize, Heartless Bastards, Casiokids, Latitude Festival, Maps, Miike Snow, Oneida, Richmond Fontaine and The Datsuns. The Twilight Sad The Twilight Sad (pictured above) have announced that their new album, Forget The Night Ahead, will be released on the 5th of October. Horrah! http://www.myspace.com/thetwilightsad Lissy Trullie Lissy Trullie will be returning to these shores in September! Full dates ... (continued) [read more]
It's been a while since we've done a 405 TV Time post so I decided to breathe life into the dying dinosaur of an idea! This week it's the turn of Manchester Orchestra & Harrison Hudson and the Heartless Bastards! Expect a couple of videos every Sunday from The 405 team. The Heartless Bastards: Live at Austin City Limits 2008 Manchester Orchestra & Harrison Hudson: Stay [read more]