- Austin’s The Band of Heathens will celebrate the success of their current album Top Hat Crown & the Clapmaster’s Son with a weekend of music in Denver on Fri.-Sat., October 7–8 at Cervante’s Other Side. The shows, which will be taped for a forthcoming live CD and DVD.
- Austin’s Reckless Kelly is streaming their new album Good Luck & TrueLove in its entirety free on AOL Music’s “Listening Party” beginning this week. Their their 11th album is out September 13 on their own No Big Deal Records.
- Also at AOL Music’s “Listening Party” take a listen to Lydia Loveless’ Bloodshot Records great debut album, Indestructible Machine.
Check out the lovely Toronto singer Lindi Ortega video for from her debut album Little Red Boots. The video was shot entirely on the iphone 4.