Update (1/9/12): Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is launching his own label, Chigliak Records. As the presence of major labels has begun to dwindle, a surge in independent, artist-owned labels and publishing houses has taken place to fill in the missing piece still needed to fulfill the many tasks and operations involved in releasing a record. [...]
Listen: Brendan Benson Covers David Bowie’s “Candidate”
On Black Friday (11/25), 453 Music will drop Volumes 1 & 2 of Upstairs at United, a new series of vinyl albums recorded at the historic United Record Pressing plant in Nashville, Tennessee. Established in 1949, URP is the country’s oldest vinyl record plant. Volume 1 will feature solo artist and Raconteurs member Brendan Benson, [...]
Watch: The Raconteurs Play “Consoler Of The Lonely” At The Ryman
Last night, The Raconteurs reunited to play a sold out, fist-pump worthy show at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, headlining a bill that also included Pokey LaFarge and local heroes JEFF The Brotherhood. It looked a little something like this.