Here’s another video clip of The Tattletale Saints performing at The 13th Floor. The duo has just released their new album, How Red Is The Blood and are currently touring New Zealand. Watch here as they perform Kathleen:
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The Tattletale Saints are Cy Winstanley and Vanessa McGowan. You may remember the Auckland-based duo as Her Make Believe Band. With the name change came a trip to Nashville to record their album How Red Is The Blood which is released on March 29th. Cy and Vanessa stopped by The 13th Floor to give a little sneak preview to the album. Listen here as they introduce several key tracks from How Red Is The Blood:
And watch Tattletale Saints perform Emily live at The 13th Floor here:
The Girls With Guitars tour came to Auckland’s Kings Arms on Tuesday night. Unfortunately Joanne Shaw Taylor was not there as she had to fly home due to a family emergency But, as guitarist Samantha Fish noted, “two out of three ain’t bad”. Here’s a clip of Samantha and Danielle Schnebelen performing Further On Up The Road. There are still three dates remaining on the tour. You can still catch them in Hamilton, Napier and Wellington.
New Jersey Punk Rockers The Bouncing Souls have returned to New Zealand for two shows. The 13th Floor caught up with the band this afternoon as they were sound-checking at Auckland’s Kings Arms. Watch the interview with Greg, Pete and Bryan of The Bouncing Souls here:
Watch the Bouncing Souls sound check at The Kings Arms here:
See The Bouncing Souls at Auckland’s Kings Arms, Sunday February 3rd and at Wellington’s San Francisco Bath House on Monday, February 4th
If you happened to be strolling along Queen Street this afternoon you may have come across the German duo Dos Hermonos banging out a few tunes in the Auckland sun. The band, who are currently touring with Delaney Davidson, caught the attention of passersby with their enthusiastic performance in front of Real Groovy Records. Watch here as they rip into a version of Walking In The Rain, a tune originally recorded by Australia’s Flash And The Pan:
Here are tour dates for Delaney Davidson with Dos Hermonos:
Feb. 1 – Wellington – Mighty Mighty
Feb. 3 – Masterton – Masterbowl
Feb. 4 – Motueka – Marahau Park Cafe
Feb. 7 – Golden Bay – Mussel Inn
Feb. 8 – Blenheim – Dharma Bums Club
Feb. 9 – Lyttelton – Wunderbar
After opening the show for Band Of Horses last night, Mike Noga will play his own gig tonight at Auckland’s Wine Cellar. Mike stopped by The 13th Floor yesterday to play a couple of songs. Here he is performing Ballad Of An Ordinary Man from his album, The Balladeer Hunter.
In addition to drumming for Australian rockers The Drones, Mike Noga has his own solo thing going on. Mike is in Auckland to open for Band Of Horses tonight at The Powerstation. He will also be performing a solo show tomorrow at The Wine Cellar. Mike Noga stopped by The 13th Floor this afternoon to play a couple of songs from his most recent album, The Balladeer Hunter. Watch here as he sings M’Belle, the first track from the album. We’ll post another tomorrow morning to get you in the mood for his Wine Cellar show.
As far as indie royalty goes, Regina Spektor is Queen Bee.
With all the mannerisms of a small woodland creature and a sound big enough to silence a rainforest, Regina Spektor was on form last night as she played to a packed out Auckland Town Hall.
Saturday saw Real Groovy Records hosting their Evolution event in which they released the new Toy Love LP. They also invited some of the country’s best bands and musician to perform live in the store. If you couldn’t make it, or just want to re-live the event, here are three live performances from Saturday afternoon. First up, here is Sal Valentine and The Baby Shakes with I Ain’t Seen Nothing:
Then, witness another incredible performance by Chris Knox with Rackets:
Finally, here is Heart Attack Alley with Cryin from their new album, Living In Hell:
Here’s all 5 members of Toy Love signing copies of their new album at Real Groovy.