Tag: Amoeba Music

Watch Gary Numan dig into ‘Splinter,’ rev up ‘Cars’ for Amoeba Music in-store

Watch Gary Numan dig into ‘Splinter,’ rev up ‘Cars’ for Amoeba Music in-store

Back on Oct. 16, Gary Numan dropped by Amoeba Music in Hollywood during his U.S. tour to plan an in-store set, video from which the independent record giant has just posted. ere, you can see Numan and his band perform two tracks off last year’s Splinter as well as his smash “Cars.”

Video: Paul Weller shows off his picks for Amoeba Music’s ‘What’s In My Bag?’

Video: Paul Weller shows off his picks for Amoeba Music’s ‘What’s In My Bag?’

For the latest installment of Amoeba Music’s series “What’s In My Bag?,” Paul Weller shows off the fruits of a recent trip to the indie chain’s Hollywood megastore, including two albums he declares to be must-owns: the Tropicalia: A Brazilian Revolution in Sound compilation and John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme.

Video: Watch They Might Be Giants’ 22-minute in-store set at Amoeba Music

Video: Watch They Might Be Giants’ 22-minute in-store set at Amoeba Music

Last November, They Might Be Giants stopped by Hollywood behemoth Amoeba Music to celebrate the release of their second album of 2011, the compilation ‘Album Raises New and Troubling Questions.’ The group jammed out an 8-song, 22-minute set that the record store recently posted on its website

Video: Peter Hook talks Joy Division’s ‘Closer,’ Martin Hannett at Amoeba Music

Video: Peter Hook talks Joy Division’s ‘Closer,’ Martin Hannett at Amoeba Music

During his last round of U.S. dates performing Joy Division’s two studio albums last September, Peter Hook dropped by Amoeba Music for an interview in which he discusses the making of ‘Closer,’ working with Martin Hannett, the band’s adoption of synths (‘I’ve never been interested in keyboards. I hate them’) and more.

Video: Peter Murphy goes DVD shopping at Amoeba Music for ‘What’s In My Bag?’

Video: Peter Murphy goes DVD shopping at Amoeba Music for ‘What’s In My Bag?’

Amoeba Music recently posted the latest in its ‘What’s In My Bag?’ video series, and this installment’s latest subject is none other than Peter Murphy — filmed, presumably, during the former Bauhaus leader’s June visit to the San Francisco outlet for an in-store performance promoting the release of ‘Ninth.’

Video: Watch OMD’s 30-minute in-store concert at Amoeba Music in Hollywood

As a prelude to tonight’s Los Angeles tour stop, synthpop vets Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark played a half-hour in-store set at Amoeba Music in Hollywood yesterday afternoon — and you can watch the whole thing right here, thanks to the indie record chain.

Video: Johnny Marr plays ‘What’s In My Bag?’ at Amoeba Music in Hollywood

The latest installment of indie behemoth Amoeba Music’s web series ‘What’s In My Bag?’ asks Johnny Marr the titular question during his recent visit to the chain’s Hollywood store.

Video: Robyn Hitchcock’s 8-song in-store performance, interview at Amoeba Music

Video: Robyn Hitchcock’s 8-song in-store performance, interview at Amoeba Music

Record-nerd mecca Amoeba Music this week posted video of skewed singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock’s eight-song, 37-minute in-store performance at the indie chain’s Hollywood megastore, as well as a 10-minute interview segment with the musician.