If you, like us, are a sucker for those hissy, you-are-there live tapes recorded from the back of dingy rock clubs, drop everything you’re doing and behold The McKenzie Tapes, a site that’s been sharing live recordings made in the ’80s and ’90s of bands that performed at the famed Maxwell’s club in Hoboken, N.J,
Tag: The Feelies
With their new album In Between now out, The Feelies have delivered a travelogue-esque music video for the record’s lead single, “Gone, Gone, Gone,” and announced a handful of tour dates this spring and summer that include an appearance at the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago and a headlining date in Detroit.
This week’s new releases include a pair of brand-new studio albums from seminal acts that have reunited in recent years (Modern English and The Feelies), plus the physical CD release of a David Bowie EP that collects the additional tracks that were recorded for ‘Blackstar’ but not included on that album last year.
Jangle-pop legends The Feelies return later this month with their first new album in six years and sixth LP overall, an 11-song set titled In Between that’s preceded by the track “Gone, Gone, Gone” — which you can stream here. The New Jersey-based act will release the new album Feb. 24 on Bar/None Records.
Yo La Tengo are part way through their annual run of eight Hanukkah shows at Maxwells in Hoboken, N.J., and, as usual, the events feature a variety of guests — including, on Night 3, an appearance by The Feelies, who helped close out the show by joining YLT for a 16-minute jam through The Velvet Underground’s “Sister Ray.”
The members of R.E.M. have made no secret about how influenced they were by The Feelies’ 1980 debut ‘Crazy Rhythms,’ and in this May clip, we see the reunited band salute their admirers with a high-energy run through ‘Carnival of Sorts (Box Cars)’ off 1982′s ‘Chronic Town’ EP.