Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Cactus Newsletter (April 13th-April 19th)

My Little 45s—

It’s that time of year again, everyone’s favorite new holiday, Record Store Day! So decorate the record player, put out the milk-and-cookies out for Ozzy, and head down to Cactus Records for a day of free live music, special indie-only releases, prizes, give-aways (including a USB turntable!), good vibrations and warm fuzzies.

As Official Record Store Day Ambassador Ozzy Osbourne put it: “Record Store Day [mumble, mumble] an important part of [mumble, something, something, mumble] history. That is why [mumble, mumble] will always [some more mumbling, followed by a word that sounded like “flugelhorn” but could have just been Ozzy clearing his throat] corn-dog! Sharron, where are my [edited] shoes? Has anyone seen my [edited] shoes?”

I couldn’t have put it better myself!

For a complete line-up, starting time, list of special releases, some more coherent quotes about record stores and much more click here --> Record Store Day!



            * Events:

--4th Annual Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 16th; and Cactus Records is celebrating in style! Music starts at noon with Little Jane and The Pistol Whips and continues all day, cumulating with very special headliners Hillstomp. There will also be prizes, give-aways, (including a USB turntable) special indie-only releases (these are limited and go on sale at 10am when we open) and so much more. Come down early and make a day of it. For more information, click here--> Record Store Day!

            *This Weeks Shows:

--On Thursday, Bozeman’s favorite “New-timey, old-timey” stringband, Pert Near Sandstone, from Minnesota, will be heading back to the Filling Station.

--Then on Friday country act, Aces Up, will be playing the Filling Station with special guests The Tom Cook Band.

--On Saturday, Record Store Day headliners Hillstomp will be following up their Cactus appearance with a full set of low-fi punk/blues at the ever popular Filling Station. Don’t miss out!

--On Tuesday the Bozeman Film Festival will be showing the award winning Japanese film Hula Girls at the Emerson. Proceeds from this show will help benefit victims of Japan’s recent tragedies.

--Finally, also on Tuesday, Mofro co-founder and guitarist Daryl Hance will be at the Filling Station for an evening of down-home blues. Special guest Till Wilis will open the show.

*For more details, and a complete list of upcoming shows on sale at Cactus
click here--> Ticket List


-- Ozzy in trouble with the IRS, Gucci Mane arrested, Stones reunite and White Stripes set to release final concert, all this and more in Rock News, click here---> Rock News


--Bob goes solo, Stills spills, Cher Gets an Oscar, and Sonny gets an office, all that in more here --> This Week In Rock History


--New picks from your favorite music authorities, the Cactus Records staff  here--> Employee Picks



            1) RadioheadKing of Limbs
            2) Kills—Blood Pressure
            3) Punch Brothers--Antifogmatic
            4) DJ Nu-Mark—Take Me With You
            5) G. LoveFixin' To Die
            6) Adele—21
            7) REM—Collapse Into Now
            8) Justin Townes Earle—Harlem River Blues
            9) Treme—Music From the Television Series
            10) Barton Hollows—Civil Wars


(All titles in the Isis listening station
Are $2 off all month long)

Aliexi Murdoch—Towards the Sun
Between the Buried and Me—Best of…
Ray Davies—See My Friends
Noah & the Whale—Last Night on Earth
Amos Lee—Mission Bell
Sucker Punch—Motion Picture Soundtrack
Beady Eye—Different Gear, Still Speeding
The Mountain Goats—All Eternals Deck
Joe Bonamassa—Dust Bowl
The Dears—Degeneration


Artists with NEW RELEASES for April 2011*

Check out New Releases Now for samples of this week's new releases. This week features tracks by Agnes Obel, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Azam Ali, Ben Allison, Conflicted, Cypherseer, Del McCouty & the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Garage a Trios, The Goldberg Sisters, Jamaica, James Leg, Joan as Police Woman, Meat Puppets, Monsta, Noel Gourdin, The One AM Radio, Paul Simon, Rebirth Brass Band, Red Fang, Sarah Jaffe, Too Late the Hero, The Threws 

This weeks new releases include: Paul Simon, Foo Fighters, Allison Krauss & Union Station, Atmosphere, Swollen Members, TV on the Radio, Bob Dylan (Live) and more, for a complete list of new releases here--> Cactus New Releases

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