The amount of news that surfaces in a 24 hour period is astronomical anymore; multiplied by 365, that’s an onslaught of information we present you with during the calendar year. But some items always rise above the fold and prove to be something bigger. Here are the ten stories from The Key that drew your collective attention (and eyeballs) in 2012. Continue reading
Get your riot grrrl on for The Corin Tucker Band album release show at Johnny Brenda’s tonight! Tucker was the vocalist/guitarist in the influential feminist punk band Sleater-Kinney alongside Carrie Brownstein in the nineties, but took a break from recording to start a family after the band’s split. She has since returned to the studio and releases her solo band’s sophomore album Kill My Blues today. Also billed are fishtown duo Trophy Wife. Doors for the 21+ show are at 8:00pm. Tickets and information can be found here. Watch the video for “Riley” below, off of The Corin Tucker Band’s 2010 album 1,000 Years.
Noisey premiered a new Florence & The Machine video for “Breaking Down” from her sophomore album, Celebrations released last year on Island Records. The British indie pop group is playing at the Susquehanna Bank Center on September 18th, with Canadian R&B artist, The Weeknd opening the show. You can purchase tickets to the performance here.
Florence and The Machine have announced a Fall tour that will bring them to the Susquehanna Bank Center on Tuesday, September 18th. Opening the show are The Maccabees and The Weeknd. The Weeknd, who made its American debut at Coachella and is currently touring the States, recently played a sold out show at the TLA. Tickets to the show go on sale this Friday, May 11th. Below, watch the video for “Lover To Lover” by Florence and The Machine and “Wicked Games” by The Weeknd.
The first weekend of Coachella wrapped up yesterday with the second weekend of performances next weekend. Watch some of the festival highlights below from Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, the Weeknd, Gary Clark, Jr., Bon Iver, Radiohead, the Black Keys and Dawes.
Canadian hip-hop/R&B musician Abel Tesfaye, best known as The Weeknd has announced a show at the TLA on Sunday, April 29th. The show is part of a tour that begins with a highly anticipated show at Coachella this weekend. The Weeknd released three albums – all for free – in 2011. The Weeknd’s debut, House Of Balloons, released in March, 2011, wound up on numerous music critics’ end of year lists as one of the best albums of 2011. You can download the album here. Go here for tickets and more information about the show. Tickets go on sale today at 10AM. Below, watch the video for “Wicked Games.”