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Great Western Plain on BTR

Maine dudes Great Western Plain recently stopped by Serious Business in NYC for this brand spankin’ new episode of Serious Business On BTR! Check it out!

Lady Lamb: Return To Maine documentary

We produced this video in collaboration with Aly Spaltro (Lady Lamb) and BreakThru Radio. Thanks to Jeff Beam, SPACE Gallery, WCYY, Bart & Greg’s, Bull Moose, and everybody else who helped out or let us film on those whirlwind couple of days back in March.

Enjoy.

When Particles Collide – “Ego” official video

Our favorite rock ‘n roll duo from Bangor, When Particles Collide, returns to the stage and the screen (they seem to have a thing for choreographed dance moves) with this brand new video for their track, “Ego.” Watch it now:

New video: “The Flattest Of Country” Jesse Pilgrim & The Bonfire

Check out more from Jesse Pilgrim & The Bonfire at Bandcamp.

Lady Lamb video for “The Nothing Pt. II”

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:

Olas Film Teaser

Olas is more than just a band: it’s music, dance, performance, and now a film! Debuting at SPACE Gallery on December 15, Olas The Film is a portrait of the music, the dance, the people, the lives, the partnerships and the friendships of Olas. Check out the trailer below, and mark your calendar to be there to see the film in its entirety, followed by a performance by the group.

Tickets are available here for $10.

Contrapposto video – “Cousinfriends”

There’s a whole lot of strange going on in this video for Contrapposto‘s single, “Cousinfriends,” but we like it.

What do you think?

The Rattlesnakes studio session: Serious Business on BTR

So many of our favorite Maine bands have managed to make their way down to NYC and found time to do sessions at Serious Business Music for BreakThru Radio: Kurt Baker, Sunset Hearts, Brenda, The Milkman’s Union, Marie Stella, etc… and now The Rattlesnakes! Watch the video below!

Listen to the whole interview and recording session here.

New Sontiago video – “Muscle Car” + Lady Lamb news

Today, VICE premiered the video for Sontiago‘s song, “Muscle Car,” featuring Therese Workman from Oh My Goodness (who we’ve been harassing forever to play a show, and will continue to do so). It’s a fun track and the video is just a big old Portland love fest for us with so many familiar faces making appearances (set partially at Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, light up disco dancefloor and all). The whole thing was directed by the amazing David Meiklejohn (of My Heart Is An Idiot fame). Watch it now:

Also, in somewhat related news (why? see this video from way back when for a little clarity, or something), the inevitable has finally happened. Lady Lamb The Beekeeper has signed to Ba Da Bing Records. Her album – Ripley Pine – will be out February, 19, 2013, as announced by BrooklynVegan yesterday. Stream the first track (which we think sounds pretty incredible!) from that below.

Kurt Baker on Serious Business on BTR!

Local powerpop superstar Kurt Baker joined the growing list of Maine musicians to hit up Serious Business in NYC to film a studio session for BreakThruRadio. Watch it here!

New TOUGHCATS video – “Some Old Days”

Our friends The Toughcats just released a new video for their song “Some Old Days,” which appears on their upcoming album, WOODENBALL.

WOODENBALL comes out on September 18th but you can preorder it now at Bull Moose.

A Severe Joy on BTR Hear & There

This is some pretty fun news to share. While I was in Maine for the recent week of HillyTown shows, I caught up with José Ayerve, aka A Severe Joy, to shoot a performance video in Portland for BreakThruRadio‘s video series, Hear & There. Check out the video of the song “Inside Out and Hand Grenades” below (and get the song itself here.)

Dilly Dilly – “How To Be Loved” video

Here’s a new video from Dilly Dilly!

When Particles Collide on BTR

This Way video premiere: “Take It All (Or Leave It All Behind)”

Portland roots band This Way return from a 9-month break from local shows with a headlining gig this Saturday (2/25) at Empire. Have you seen their new stage yet? We haven’t but are curious to see how the venue changed things up – from what we heard a few months back the plan sounded very promising. Joining them will be Boston’s increasingly popular Americana act, Kingsley Flood, as well as one of Portland’s finest bluegrass bands, Tricky Britches. This Way teamed up with Jacob Perry of My Name Productions to craft this brand new video for their track, “Take It All (Or Leave It All Behind)”, shot in downtown Portland and Peaks Island. Check it out below.


Watch the video on Youtube, and download the band’s album, Goodbye Forever, for name-your-own-price at Bandcamp. Tickets to this weekend’s show are on sale now for $7.