Videos: Lady Lazarus – “Via Elysian Fields: Lake Pontchartrain” / “Kurosawa’s Dreams and Me”

As she kicks off a West Coast tour, Lady Lazarus has released two new videos for songs from 2011's Mantic. Above, check out a stripped-down, haunting live performance of "Via Elysian Fields: Lake Pontchartrain" in a Savannah, Georgia church. Below, you can view an abstract journey through a hospital in a video for "Kurosawa's Dreams and Me," and see Lady Lazarus' upcoming West Coast dates. December 15 – Le Voyeur – Olympia, WA December 16 – Twilight Cafe & Bar – Portland, OR December 18 – The Business – Anacortes, WA December 21 – Luna’s Cafe – Sacramento, CA December [...]

By |December 15, 2011|Tags: |

Lady Lazarus – “The Eye in the Eye of the Storm”

Lady Lazarus' Mantic came out in early 2011 - a spare, haunting album available as a free digital download. For those who missed Melissa Ann Sweat's singer-songwriter moniker at the Uptown last week, there's another chance this week: she'll be at the Hemlock tomorrow night, 11/29/11 (9:00 pm, $6, joined by Pregnant and Jib Kidder). The Eye in the Eye of the Storm by Lady Lazarus "What It's Like" by Lady Lazarus [Official Music Video] from LADY LAZARUS on Vimeo.

By |November 28, 2011|Tags: |

Recommended, 3/28-4/3: Hunx and his Punx, Salem/The Soft Moon, Lady Lazarus and more

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Hunx and his Punx celebrate Too Young To Be In Love Hunx and his Punx are throwing a record release show on Saturday night to celebrate the band's new album, Too Young To Be In Love. The group's first studio album, Too Young was recorded in New York by Ivan Julian of Richard Hell and the Voidoids, [...]

Lady Lazarus: Live on One Night Music, Upcoming Shows

Lady Lazarus "Master and Servant" (4 of 4) - Low-Fi Minimalist Folk - ONM#32 from One Night Music on Vimeo. Lady Lazarus, the musician, not the poem, is San Jose's Melissa Ann Sweat, and the demos we received earlier this year definitely put her experimental folk-rock on our radar. Last September, Sweat filmed/recorded an intimate solo session for One Night Music in front of a small group of people in a Mission District dining room. The session features songs from Lady Lazarus' Home Recordings, available on CDBaby, and you can download all four songs (and see more videos) at [...]

By |June 11, 2010|Tags: |

May 2010 Monthly Mix (Podcast #215)

The Bay Bridged Podcast - May 2010 Monthly Mix (Podcast #215) Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from eight Bay Area bands, including a number of submissions and some recently blogged-about artists. Check it out! Subscribe to the The Bay Bridged weekly podcast to get each new episode downloaded free to your iTunes the moment it's published! About this week's bands: San Jose's Melissa Ann Sweat is Lady Lazarus ("The Eye in the Eye of the Storm"), whose debut album Mantic is currently available in demo form, with a final version out later this summer. [...]

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