Social Work premieres new version of “Good Girls”

You know how some people say keep all your receipts? You might also want to keep all your files, if you don't already. You never know what you might find. Take, for example, Will Butler, aka Social Work. Back when he was 19, he aimlessly wrote the track below — "Good Girls" — and thought nothing of it. Now here we are almost 10 years later with a new version and a brand new guitar solo, released on Text Me Records. Butler explains: I first wrote and recorded this song when I was 19 – sang the vocals (same vocal [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Tallest Man on Earth, Will Butler and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering for in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Thursday, May 21st Mondo Drag, Mammatus, Art Nikels @ Great American Music Hall 8pm, $13, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, May 21st The Tallest Man On Earth, Hiss Golden Messenger @ The Fox Theater 2 pairs available 8pm, $35, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. [...]

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler to hit San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall next week

After ten years, Arcade Fire's Will Butler is finally treading his own path. The multi-instrumentalist (who plays bass, drums, synthesizer, and guitar) was nominated for his first Academy Award in 2014, and released his debut album, Policy, not long after in 2015 (via Merge, the same label that released Reflektor). And it's an ambitious album, too. Butler describes it as "in the tradition" of American musical icons of all genres, citing everyone from Smokey Robinson to Bob Dylan, the Violent Femmes, and even Ghostface Killah.  As he says, it's "music where the holy fool runs afoul of the casual world," [...]

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