It was a beautiful ending to a day full of amazing music, fantastic performances and an enthusiastic audience that was there to fall in love with these musicians.
With everyone probably counting down the minutes till the long weekend which will either include opening some Christmas presents or chowing down on some Chinese food followed by at least one movie this weekend, we wanted to wish everyone Happy Holidays from all of us here at Hidden Track.
To keep everyone in the holiday spirit I’ve pulled together a batch of Christmas related links that would even get Santa to bring something to this Jew on Christmas, enjoy…
Finally, Christmas came a bit early for those who bought Julian Casablancas solo debut Phrazes For The Young when it hit stores in late October as The Strokes front man included a cover of the SNL song I Wish It Was Christmas Today as a bonus track on the album. During his recent appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Casablancas was backed by not only The Roots, but Fallon and Horatio Sanz – who both sang on the original version. Check out the video of the performance after the jump…
Jim Fairchild was the guitarist in Grandaddy. Once that band imploded, he formed something altogether more delicate and personal named All Smiles. After recording snippets of songs in borrowed spaces
Since forming in Modesto in ’92, Grandaddy has released some of the more interesting and beautiful albums in the indie genre. Stirring together a strange concoction of nature and technology, Jason Lytle and the boys always seem to drag a new emotion from its listeners.
Recent advances in technology have certainly made life a bit more comfortable, but California