Music Notes: Springsteen, Black Keys, Occupy Musicians
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band to tour in 2012, New Album in the Works.
Sidenote: Happy Birthday Little Steven Van Zandt, 61 today (Nov 22)!!
The Boss announced the news on his website on Sunday, saying that theyâ€™ll tour Europe from the middle of May through late July, with dates being announced this week.Â Â He revealed there will also be an America trek with dates for that being announcedÂ â€œshortly.â€Â Bruce went on to say that the band isÂ â€œalmost doneâ€Â with their new album, which is as-yet-untitled and does not have a release date. Stay up to date by keeping an eye onÂ BruceSpringsteen.net.Â
Occupy Wall Street Spreads to Music World with Occupy Musicians
Musicians from across the board have gathered in support ofÂ OccupyMusicians.com, a website devoted to the global anti-consumerist, anti-capitalistÂ OccupyÂ movement.Â Lou Reed,Â Tom Morello, members ofÂ Fugazi,Â Tune-Yards,Â Dead KennedysÂ and more have all shown their support for the site and the cause. Musicians, sound engineers, sound artists, producers, DJs and more are invited to sign up to the website to be part of the movement.Â OccupyMusicians.comÂ will also serve as a place for people to find events in support of the global movement.
Black Keys on TV
December 6 will see the release of Black Keys’ highly anticipated Dangermouse produced record ‘El Camino’ and of course, a slew of tv appearances:
Dec. 3 – Saturday Night Live with host Steve Bushemi, set to include 2 tunes
Dec. 6 – Comedy Central’s Colbert Report
Dec. 7 – Late Night with Letterman
The Keys also celebrate a special Black Friday edition of Record Store day with the 12″ vinyl release of ‘Lonely Boy’ backed by ‘Run Right Back’. Preorder El Camino Here
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