It’s mid-April, so that means that we’re back with yet another (our third, in fact) HillyTown Belfast Free Range Fest Sampler! This year, we’ve collective tracks from 21 bands playing next weekend’s festival (April 27) to make this free album for you to stream, embed, and download! Check it out below or at Bandcamp. (If you just want a zip of the MP3s, go here).
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Check out more from Jesse Pilgrim & The Bonfire at Bandcamp.
Kyle Gervais (Grand Hotel, Cosades) has a new project called KGFREEZE Here’s his first video, for the song “Can’t Get My Mind Off Of You,” of the debut album, Sociopath.
Here’s the fourth – and final – installment in our BTR Hear & There video collaboration with BreakThru Radio. For this one, we joined Tyler from Foam Castles in the band’s basement practice space in Portland for the song, “Underground Interiors.”
. . . → Read More: BTR Hear & There MAINE #4: Foam Castles – “Underground Interiors”
More goodness from Lady Lamb The Beekeeper! This time, a video directed by the one and only David Meiklejohn, for the song “The Northing Pt. II.” Keep reading for Aly’s upcoming headlining tour dates, with opener Xenia Rubinos.
Lady Lamb on tour:
. . . → Read More: Lady Lamb video for “The Nothing Pt. II”
Lately it seems like we’ve got another Maine-related video from BTRtv to post every day! The fun will just keep going with more coming soon, too!
Here’s Endless Jags being interviewed by the dude who runs this site. Enjoy!
. . . → Read More: Endless Jags on BTR Live Studio
For this, the third installment of our collaboration with BTR Hear & There, we stopped by Lisa/Liza‘s apartment in the West End of Portland on a chilly, foggy day, for an intimate, solo performance of her song, “There In The Water.”
The video is also available on YouTube.
Upcoming tour dates: 2/14 @ Precinct . . . → Read More: BTR Hear & There MAINE #3: Lisa/Liza – “There In The Water”
This one has been a very long time coming. Lady Lamb The Beekeeper‘s big debut LP, Ripely Pine, comes out next Tuesday (2/19) on Ba Da Bing, but you can stream the whole thing today.
Head over to WNYC Soundcheck for individual tracks, or listen to the whole thing right . . . → Read More: Stream Lady Lamb’s Ripely Pine Now!
We’re back with another installation of this 4-part BTR Hear & There video series with Maine artists. Last week, we gave you if and it performing “Undone” at Bunker Brewing Company in Portland. Today, we take things down the highway to Biddeford, dropping in at one of our favorite venues, The Oak + The Ax, . . . → Read More: BTR Hear & There MAINE #2: Rural Ghosts – “Limbo”
Sometimes we just like to spring fun things on you. Today marks the beginning of a series of video collaborations as part of BreakThru Radio‘s BTR Hear & There series, presenting bands performing in interesting locales. For this MAINE-themed series, we spent a week in and around Portland working with some of our favorite local . . . → Read More: BTR Hear & There MAINE #1: if and it – “Undone”
Predictably, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper had an excellent, crowded show at SPACE Gallery, which she always talks about as being her home venue (we’ll never forget that time she hushed a sold out, talkative crowd there before she was even very well-known locally). It’s always great to see her back on that stage, and . . . → Read More: Lady Lamb and Kaki King Played SPACE [12.4.12]
We’re starting to really get used to – and enjoy – these shows where bands take it to the crowd, be that on the floor, or on chairs, benches, bars, etc. Last night at SPACE Gallery was certainly one of those. Though Brooklyn band Lucius had to cancel, the two acts still on the . . . → Read More: Pearl And The Beard and You Won’t Played SPACE [12.2.12]
What, did you think that just because it’s Sunday and a soggy day that you get to stay in for the night? Think again. Two shows in the Arts District are sure to get the crowds out. Port City has Trampled By Turtles (whose name we just can’t get past, but they do seem quite . . . → Read More: Slippery Sunday, What To Do Tonight
I’m actually in town for a bit so we’ll be paying even more attention to what’s happening in Portland this week.
Tonight the big show is obviously Smashing Pumpkins at the State. Not sure what their shows (or lineup) are like these days, but if they play at least 5 songs pre-1999, it’ll probably . . . → Read More: Tonight in Portland!
Dinosaur Jr are back in town tonight, headlining a show at the State Theatre. You probably already knew that.
Now for a bit of shameless self-promo: If you’re still up for fun (and have some hearing left) head over to Slainte after the show for a free party with Mount Sharp (ex-Marie Stella . . . → Read More: Dinosaur Jr Tonight, Late Show With Mount Sharp