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    • On this Day January 22, 2017
      English bass guitar player Pete Overend Watts and founding member of the 1970s rock band, Mott the Hoople died from throat cancer aged 69. Watts helped start the Buddies with guitarist Mick Ralphs, a band that evolved into Mott the Hoople after periods in which it was known as the Doc Thomas Group, the Shakedown Sound, then Silence. They became Mott the Hoop […]
    • On this Day January 22, 1994
      D:Ream had their first UK No.1 single with 'Things Can Only Get Better', it stayed at No.1 for four weeks. In 1997 the track was adopted by the UK Labour Party as their theme for the 1997 UK General Election. Keyboard player Brian Cox became a renowned physicist and science broadcaster on the BBC.
    • On this Day January 22, 1969
    • On this Day January 22, 1959
      Alone with an acoustic guitar and tape recorder in his New York City apartment
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    • 10 Best Songs of the Week: Mount Eerie, of Montreal, Gwenno, Yo La Tengo, Ought, and More
      2018 is coming on strong with lots of fantastic new tracks this week in our second Songs of the Week post of the year. Like last week, it was definitely a challenge to narrow it down to only 10. Preoccupations, The Spook School, Hinds, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, St. Vincent remixed by Kelly Lee Owens, Eels, and Hinds all could have easily made the Top 10, but […]
    • Bucket List: First Aid Kit
      Bucket List is our recurring feature where an artist provides a list of what they want to accomplish before they die. For this installment Swedish sister alt-country/folk duo First Aid Kit (Johanna and Klara Söderberg) submit their lists.
    • Bucket List: First Aid Kit
      Bucket List is our recurring feature where an artist provides a list of what they want to accomplish before they die. For this installment Swedish sister alt-country/folk duo First Aid Kit (Johanna and Klara Söderberg) submit their lists.
    • Fischerspooner Share NSFW Video for New Song “TopBrazil” and Announce Tour Dates
      Fischerspooner are releasing a new album, Sir, on February 16 via Ultra. Now they have shared a new song from it, "TopBrazil," via a NSFW video, and have also announced some tour dates.
    • Soundtracking the Resistance - An Interview with Mimicking Birds
      This week we're joined by Nate Lacy from Mimicking Birds who talks the wonders and dangers of nature, plus we have medicals, shutdowns, presidential racism, and a sad loss. 
    • Soundtracking the Resistance - An Interview with Mimicking Birds
      This week we're joined by Nate Lacy from Mimicking Birds who talks the wonders and dangers of nature, plus we have medicals, shutdowns, presidential racism, and a sad loss. 
    • 2017 Artist Survey: Marika Hackman
      For Under the Radar's 15th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2017 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions.
    • Watch Franz Ferdinand Perform “Always Ascending” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”
      Scotland's Franz Ferdinand are releasing a new album, Always Ascending, on February 9 via their longtime label Domino. Previously they shared its fun and dance-y title track, "Always Ascending," as well as a video for the song, plus the album's second single, "Feel the Love Go." 
    • Ariel Marx, Composer on Sundance films “The Tale” & “Hair Wolf”
      Ariel Marx has been busy. The composer has work on a handful of short films over the last several years, and now she's heading to Sundance for the first time with her scores for the feature film The Tale and the horror short Hair Wolf. Marx, who received her master's in music composition and film scoring at NYU, met The Tale's director Jennife […]
    • Hinds Announce New Album, Share Fun Football-Themed Video for New Song “New For You”
      Spanish all-female quartet Hinds have announced a new album, I Don't Run, their sophomore album, and shared a video for its first single, "New For You." Lucía Pardo directed the fun video for "New For You," which features the band engaged in a game of football (or soccer if you must). 
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    • Erasure Prepare Classical Collaboration January 21, 2018
      'World Beyond' will be released on March 9th...Erasure have detailed plans for a new classical collaboration on upcoming album 'World Beyond'. The idea seemingly came from Vince Clarke, who sought out the aid of revered Belgian post-classical outfit Echo Collective. Recorded in 10 days, 'World Beyond' adds an extra dimension to […]
    • Drake Drops Two New Tracks, Addresses J-Lo Split January 21, 2018
      ‘God’s Plan’ and ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ are online now...Drake has shared two new songs, ‘God’s Plan’ and ‘Diplomatic Immunity’. The rapper intends to release new EP 'Scary Hours' shortly, with this pair of new songs leading the way. Things get emotional, too, with ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ referencing his recent split from Jennifer Lopez. Never one to […]
    • Dead! - The Golden Age Of Not Even Trying January 21, 2018
      Straight up rock ’n’ roll and punchy pop punk fuel their big ambitions...If you thought the exclamation mark at the end of Dead!’s band name insinuates that they’ve nailed the knack of concocting brash, ballsy and boisterous sonic burning effigies, then you’d be correct. Enter, ‘The Golden Age Of Not Even Trying’, the debut album from the aforementioned Lond […]
    • Cardi B Defends Migos' Offset Over Homophobic Row January 21, 2018
      "I’m not going to let somebody call him ‘homophobic’ when I know that he’s not..."Cardi B has defended Migos rapper Offset following a homophobic row. Offset made a guest appearance on YFN Lucci's song 'Boss Life', and used the word "queers". Later apologising, the row brought the rapper enormous criticism, with Cardi B now […]
    • Tom Petty Died Of An Accidental Drug Overdose January 21, 2018
      Family post moving statement online...Tom Petty's family have confirmed that the singer died of an accidental drug overdose. In a moving statement posted online the family of the rock 'n' roll icon confirmed his cause of death, and also the health problems he endured during his final years. It seems that decades of heavy touring took their tol […]
    • David Bowie's Berlin Trilogy Gains New Vinyl Pressing January 19, 2018
      It's coming later this year...David Bowie's legendary Berlin trilogy is set to gain a new vinyl pressing. The iconic artist's stint in the German capital has become the stuff of mythology, re-carving pop culture to suit his own ends. Parlophone are set to issue the trilogy - 'Low', 'Heroes', and 'Lodger' - on Febr […]
    • Clash DJ Mix - Jacques January 19, 2018
      A guide to a complete one off talent...French composer Jacques is playing by his own rules. Ruthlessly adventurous pop music of an electronic bent, each track seems to usher in a complete re-wiring of the way we approach listening to music. Ending 2017 with his avant-bubblegum electro melter 'In The Radio', the composer set about recording a demons […]
    • Where To Start: The Cosmic Genius Of Sun Ra January 19, 2018
      There are other worlds they have not told you of...In the pantheon of musical trailblazers, Sun Ra is a shooting star; with his huge ‘band’, the multi, multi instrumental Arkestra in tow, he bursts miles ahead of anyone else in terms of chronology, mythology, and straight up otherworldliness. Born in 1914, it was as early as the opening years of the 50s that […]
    • Premiere: Desert Sound Colony - 'Tethered' January 19, 2018
      A return to his roots in club culture...Electronic composer Liam Wachs has been through many phases, many creative iterations. Using the name Desert Sound Colony as an umbrella term for these projects, he recently completed an international tour with a three-piece line up. Deciding to strip things back, Liam Wachs re-engaged with the elements of club culture […]
    • Ashley Henry's Jazz Interpretation Of This Nas Classic Is Astounding January 19, 2018
      The World Is Yours, indeed...These are heady times for UK jazz. The scene is gaining international recognition, while the sheer diversity of sounds on display seems to reconfigure identity on a daily basis. South London's Ashley Henry & the RE:ensemble have just signed a major label deal, inking a new partnership with Sony. New EP 'Easter' […]
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    • EDDIE TRUNK’S INTERVIEW WITH GUITARIST VINNIE VINCENT POSTED ONLINE, LISTEN HERE January 20, 2018
      Eddie spoke with former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent at the the Atlanta KISS Expo on January 19th. Vincent discusses his life, his time in KISS, and his possible return to the music business, listen to the discussion below. Vinnie Vincent joined KISS in 1982, replacing Ace Frehley. As the “Ankh Warrior,” he toured with the... Read more
    • MYLES KENNEDY RELEASES LYRIC VIDEO FOR “HAUNTED BY DESIGN,” LISTEN HERE January 19, 2018
      Following the recent release of the music video for the first single, Year Of The Tiger, Myles Kennedy has released a lyric video for another song from the upcoming debut solo album. Haunted By Design is the second track released from Year Of The Tiger; the upcoming album available worldwide on March 9th via Napalm... Read more
    • RAPPER MACHINE GUN KELLY TO PLAY TOMMY LEE IN MOTELY CRUE’S “THE DIRT” MOVIE January 19, 2018
      Justin Kroll of Variety reports: Colson Baker, known by his stage name Machine Gun Kelly, has been tapped to play Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee in Netflix’s adaptation of the band’s biography The Dirt. Jeff Tremaine, who helmed the Jackass movies, is directing the film from a script by Rich Wilkes and Tom Kapinos. Julie... Read more
    • DEF LEPPARD AND JOURNEY ANNOUNCE SPRING NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES January 19, 2018
      Promising to be the Tour of the Year, two of the world’s greatest rock bands – Def Leppard and Journey – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour composed of both stadium and arena concerts, half the shows being closed by Journey and half by Def Leppard. The tour, promoted by Live... Read more
    • MICHAEL SCHENKER DISCUSSES KIRK HAMMETT’S APPEARANCE HIS “RESURRECTION” ALBUM January 19, 2018
      Resurrection, the new album from Michael Schenker’s Michael Schenker Fest project, will be released on March 2nd through Nuclear Blast. When asked how Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett came to be involved with the project, Schenker told Poland’s Interia.pl (as transcribed by Blabbermouth.net, “He is a fan. He always wanted to jam with me. He actually... Read […]
    • “JOE PERRY AND FRIENDS” ALL-STAR BAND PERFORM TWO-HOUR PLUS SET AT SOLD-OUT JANUARY 16 THE ROXY THEATRE SHOW IN CELEBRATION OF FORTHCOMING “SWEETZERLAND MANIFESTO” SOLO ALBUM OUT THIS FRIDAY (JANUARY 19TH) January 18, 2018
      Joe Perry–legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of Aerosmith–and his all-star band crushed it at a two-hour plus set this past Tuesday (January 16th) at The Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Joe was backed by guitarist Dean DeLeo and bassist Robert DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots), Buck Johnson (keyboards/vocals/Aerosmith) a […]
    • 1/17: JOE ELLIOT & NEAL SCHON IN STUDIO THIS MONDAY ON TRUNK NATION ON VOLUME, ZEBRA, RICK ALLEN, MORE. January 17, 2018
      Coming this Monday to Trunk Nation a big show with Joe Elliot of Def Leppard and Neal Schon of Journey joining me live in the studio! Don’t miss this show live this Monday. Joe and Neal in at 3P ET. Also 2P ET Randy & Felix from Zebra drop by! It all happens this Monday... Read more
    • THE DEAD DAISIES SET TO “BURN IT DOWN” IN 2018 January 16, 2018
      Burn It Down, the new album from the Dead Daisies, is a muscular tour-de-force, a tornado of pounding drums, pulverizing bass, screaming guitars and in-your-face raw vocals. Evoking the best of 70s Rock, with moments of Birmingham’s finest, blended with the early works of Boston’s best, Burn It Down will do just that: burn down... Read more
    • 1/15: ATLANTA KISS EXPO UPDATE, VINNIE VINCENT, MORE January 16, 2018
      Have some new info regarding the Atlanta Kiss Expo this weekend I will be appearing at. I can now confirm that Vinnie Vincent has agreed to an interview. I’ll be broadcasting my SiriusXM show live in channel 106 Volume this Friday 1/19 from the Expo from 2-4P ET. Vinnie will join me at aprox 3P... Read more
    • SPREAD EAGLE SIGN TO FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL January 16, 2018
      Frontiers Music and Spread Eagle are very proud to announce the planned release of a new studio album in 2019. The band has started pre-production in the Music Building, New York, NY which is the exact place where our debut album was written and rehearsed. Recording will take place at Studio E in Brooklyn, NY... Read more
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    • Sawdust City Music Festival July 27, 2017
      The inaugural Sawdust City Music Festival takes over Gravenhurst, Ontario this August long weekend. Running from August 4th – 6th the festival features performances from a plethora of talented artists from the area and all over Canada. Whether you want to check out the Muskoka music scene or experience the Jim Cuddy Family Band perform [...] Sawdust City Mus […]
    • Interview: Danko Jones July 21, 2017
      We sat down with John Calabrese, bassist of Danko Jones to talk about the band's impressive 20+ year career, most memorable moments and their newest album Wild Cat.  Interview: Danko Jones by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Interview: Kid Koala July 20, 2017
      Kid Koala chats with us about his chaotic party show Vinyl Vaudeville, his new album Music To Draw To: Satellite and working on . Interview: Kid Koala by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • The Lemon Bucket Orkestra July 19, 2017
      A Toronto music staple Lemon Bucket Orkestra had humble origins as buskers in Kensington Market, the band’s ringleader Mark Marczyk spoke to the Chart Attack team about the evolution of LBO and their drive to keep performing live for (and with) their ever-growing audiences. The Lemon Bucket Orkestra by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Interview: Mix Master Mike July 17, 2017
      Mix Master Mike put on an epic show in Quebec City on Friday and again in Toronto last night. We chatted with him about his tour with Metallica and his new Virtual Reality work. Interview: Mix Master Mike by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Interview: The Dirty Nil July 14, 2017
      The Dirty Nil played one of their biggest shows in Canada yesterday. We caught up with the band just before the show to talk about opening for The Who, touring and Minimum R&B. Interview: The Dirty Nil by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Interview: A Tribe Called Red July 13, 2017
      A Tribe Called Red played their biggest show in Quebec yesterday at Festival d'été de Québec. We caught up with Bear Witness just prior to the festival to talk about We are the Halluci Nation. Interview: A Tribe Called Red by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • FEQ in 2 Days! July 4, 2017
      Celebrating their 50th year this summer,  Festival d'été de Québec is throwing an epic bash from July 6th to July 16th. FEQ in 2 Days! by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Album Review: Prairie Cat’s Is Cary Pratt June 30, 2017
      The unconventional songwriter has been making waves with the release of his fourth album. Album Review: Prairie Cat’s Is Cary Pratt by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • REVIEW: !!! (ChkChkChk) June 17, 2017
      Wednesday, June 14th at the Horseshoe Tavern: dance-punk at its finest REVIEW: !!! (ChkChkChk) by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.

The Falcon’s Nest Weekend Playlist

Posted by falconi5 on July 27, 2014


playlistThe Falcon’s Nest Weekend Playlist is a video journey of the sights and sounds that are swirling around The Falcon’s Nest during a given weekend. Sometimes there is a theme, more often than not, there is no theme, just random meanderings from a sometimes unstable mind.

01. Bryan Ferry – All Along the Watchtower

This one is a series of live performance Roxy Music leader Bryan Ferry recorded in support of his highly excellent Bob Dylan covers album, Dylanesque, proving once again that Ferry is an interpreter of song of the highest order.

02.  Jack White – I’m Shakin

Jack White is hot right now with the release of his latest record, Lazarreto. This one goes back to the Blunderbuss and features White guitar dueling with himself. This one will keep your feet moving.

03.  Sturgill Simpson – Turtles All the Way Down

If you have not checked out his latest, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, check it out now.  It might be the album of the year, any genre.

04. Old 97’s – Let’s Get Drunk and Get it On

Rhett Miller and the boys show in 2014 that they still have it.  With Ryan Adams in hibernation until later this year, and Wilco softening up a it, The Old 97’s might be the best Americana band going.

05. John Fullbright – Happy

His new eloquently titled album Songs is an undiscovered gem.  Do your ears a favor, and discover it soon.

06. Paul Weller – My Ever Changing Moods

One of the favorites of The Falcon’s Nest, and part of our campaign to get Paul Weller knighted as well as inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There is still a lot of work to do, but we will never give up.

07. Secret Sisters – Rattle My Bones

Right up there with First Aid Kit, The Secret Sisters have crafted one of the best songs of 2014.

08. Paul McCartney – Early Days

From New, his latest album this song is loosely based on the early formative years of The Beatles going back to the time that Paul and John got together. As most everything Sir Paul touches, the video is first class all the way. We’re still not sure what Johnny Depp is doing there, but heck, he seems to be everywhere these days.

09.  Night Ranger – Knock,Knock Never Stop

Not a particularly great song or video from their latest release, but it’s Night Ranger, and it’s Rock and Roll, and it’s all good. “I need a long tall sally to keep me up all night, knock  knock never stop.”

10.  Holly Williams – Drinkin’

Somehow, this song seems a bit more pure coming from the pedigree of Holly Williams, the granddaughter of the king of Americana and Country music.

11.  Spoon – Inside Out

Waiting,waiting, the new Spoon album will be out soon.  Enough said.

12.  The Belle Brigade – Loser

Going back to 2011 when we were first introduced to the pitch-perfect harmonies of The Belle Brigade.

13.  Jackson Browne w Crosby,Stills, and Nash – The Pretender

Pimpin’ old-school here with a superb quality rendition of “The Pretender,”  a very underrated song, from a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performance in Madison Square Garden.

14.  Lee Fields – Just Can’t Win

You can’t spell soul without including Lee Fields, from the excellent Emma Jean.

15. Whitehorse – I’m on Fire

A sparse, highly emotive version of the Springsteen classic from husband and wife Blues/Rock/Americana duo Whitehorse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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