2 posts categorized "empire of the sun"


Beastly Bits #64

Ready to get rowdy? Strike that...we're a little more subdued than normal today, thanks to a smack of soothing tunes coursing through our headphones right now.




Regardless...we've got some o' the bits, just like any ol' day.


Twin Sister performed a cover of Daft Punk's Something About Us on a Brooklyn rooftop. link


Tickets for Empire of the Sun's first NYC show go on sale this Friday at noon. link


Sade revealed the artwork for next single, Babyfather. The video will be out May 4. link


Tom Petty announced a massive summer tour. link


Sean Paul vs Moloko? GonZo does it again with a fine smash'n'mash. Free below.


mp3: Sean Paul vs Moloko - We Be Singin It Back (GonZo Mash)



Kate Miller-Heidke Announces Tour Dates

Classically-trained Australian singer, Kate Miller-Heidke has been a recent addition to many of my repeated "songs to spin when I'm feeling down" playlist. The songwriter, who now calls the genre of alt-pop home, released her last album in 2008, with a number of singles and re-releases dotting up over the course of the past 2 years.



Opening for Ben Folds, as well as playing a handful of the current Lilith Fair dates, Kate is set to rock the States with her intriguing blend of charismatic pop tunes.


All dates for the tour, along with a fantastic album cut and bonus cover song are below.


May 7 - Austin, TX - Stubb's*
May 8 - Houston, TX - House of Blues*
May 9 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues*
May 11 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues*
May 12 - Los Angeles, CA - Henry Fonda Theatre *
May 13 - Los Angeles, CA - Henry Fonda Theatre*
May 14 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues*
May 16 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theatre*
June 22 - San Francisco, CA - Cafe Du Nord
June 24 - Los Angeles, CA - Hotel Cafe
June 25 - San Diego, CA - Casbah
June 27 - Calgary AB - McMahon Stadium**
June 28 - Edmonton AB - Edmonton Expo Centre**
July 1 - Vancouver BC - Pit Meadows Airport**
July 6 - St. Louis, MO - Old Rock House
July 7 - Chicago, IL - Schubas
July 9 - Philadelphia, PA - Side Chapel
July 10 - Charlottesville, VA - PVCC Maxwell
July 11 - Vienna, VA - Jammin Java
July 13 - Cambridge, MA - Passim
July 14 - New York City, NY - Le Poisson Rouge

* Ben Folds 
** Lilith Fair 



mp3: Kate Miller-Heidke - Walking On A Dream (Empire Of The Sun Cover)

mp3: Kate Miller-Heidke - I Like You Better When Youre Not Around


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