Del Takes a Page Out of NIN’s Book

Idelt looks like Del the Funky Homosapien didn’t need any of the money that was left in his wallet over in El Segundo…get it?nothing? Well, looks like he has gone with some “indie” album release formula ala Radiohead and NIN and has released his new album (number 14 by our count) for free download. The whole thing, not a mishmash mix-tape of previous releases, or a free stream, nope. The real deal. More after the jump.

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As SXSW Approaches Tomlab Teases

sxsw2009With SXSW starting up next week there are bound to be numerous “Parties” and “Release Parties” and “Special Release Sponsored by:” things all over Austin. Impossible City has been told that even Rachel Ray has a Sponsored event–Rose’s Mojito and Rachael Ray’s Feedback. Well there are sure to be many a post in the next coming weeks all over the interweb about the neverheardof bands that you will never hear about ever again. Like… Continue reading

Georgia’s Brittany Bosco

boscoSavannah, Georgia has been producing superb music and artists for as long as American Music has been American. Always tinged with a little gospel- a little soul,  Savannah and her Big Brother Atlanta continue to surprise not just us here at Impossible City, but those across the Atlantic as well. One such act is Brittany Bosco and she is turning out to be music’s Next-best-kept secrets.  The familiar-yet quite experimental-sound can be found in the music of Outkast and Janelle Monae and now here with Ms. Bosco. Continue reading

Sweet Melissa That’s a Lineup!

the allman Brothers bandWell, the ever-present-on-impossible city’s-playlist rockers the Allman Brothers Band will, just as they have for the past 3 years,  headline two nights at the fifth annual Wanee Music Festival in Live Oak, Florida, on June 5 and 6th. The Wanee fest is especially noteworthy this year as it coincides with the band’s yearlong 40th anniversary extravaganza, which includes a 15-night run at New York’s Beacon Theatre. Helping the “Best Rock Album of Our Mom’s Time” Eat A Peach rockers celebrate at Wanee are Gov’t Mule, the Doobie Brothers, Toots and the Maytals, the Drive-By Truckers and many more jam-type greatness that’ll twang over the fest’s two days. Plus, the Derek Trucks Band will perform a special midnight set on Friday night and the Wailers will perform Exodus in its entirety. Tickets go on sale March 7th.

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King me! I’m Vinyl

It seems that the “Record Nerds” that converge in a community center in Downtown Buena Park every month for the Vinyl Shows,  Impossible City included, are way ahead of the curve here. Or is it behind the future? Back to the fu??ture… Anyway, as recent studies have shown, vinyl records are the “new” savior of a declining music industry by actually being profitable. Probably because it’s hard to steal an LP online, let alone in a store. Try walking out of a Thrift Store with Crisis? What Crisis? by Supertramp (right). Virtually impossible! Continue reading