The Silversun Pickups have been around since 2005 but the summer of 2009 has brought a new level of success for the band! Check out this hypnotic sample of the indie darlings, live on stage. It's another exclusive live performace brought to you by your friends at X1FM! www.x1fm****
Here at X1FM we don't just play your favorite artists, we hunt them down with cameras and microphones to get exclusive performances like this! The same holds true for this exclusive video with Cage the Elephant and shows why they rank in as our favorite band from Kentucky! www.x1fm****
L.A. Riots emerged in 2007 with a succession of remixes and by the time the year was over, they were everywhere! Now the duo is a renowned live act as you can see from this exclusive X1FM live performance. Don't forget if you're in the mood to get your Electro fix, click on over to X1FM/Electronic, for the perfect mix of L.A. Riots and their dance-minded comrades. www.x1fm****
X1FM loves Of Montreal for several reasons. First of all they're not from Montreal at all. They are from Athens, Georgia (the spawning ground of REM). Second they mix indie pop, psychedelia and vaudeville into one delicious musical soup. Third, they are CRAZY on stage! So when we had the chance to get our cameras a live performance from Of Motreal, we thought should share it with you. Check it out, it's our exclusive live performance and it's yummy! www.x1fm****
“This Week’s Greatest Band Ever” topped the end of the year charts in Time, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, and just about every blog out there. Phoenix is the band we’re talking about! They will be touring through the world so be on the lookout for when they come to your hometown, or catch them at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Lisztomania, their newest single is in full rotation at X1FM and can be requested to any of our DJs. www.x1fm****
This week’s New Music Report brings you all you need to know about the special edition releases for Recod Store Day! This past Saturday, limited edition music from Cage the Elephant, Deftones, Gorillaz, Hole, MGMT, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and many more was available in Independent record stores nationwide, for that day only. Follow Andrew as he goes over 26 amazing releases for this year, on X1FM****. www.x1fm****
BAND ATTACKS ATTORNEY
No arrests made
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 18 September 08: Pop Evil, the five-piece rock band from Grand Rapids, Michigan who have just released their debut CD Lipstick on the Mirror on Pazzo/Jar'd Star/Fontana/Universal and single, "Hero" on a cross-section of active rock and alternative radio stations across the country, have been questioned in the alleged assault of their attorney.
Pop Evil's Leigh Kakaty (lead vocals), Dylan Allison (drums), Dave Grahs (guitar), Tony Greve (guitar) and Matt DiRito (bass) are shown on camera at a Grand Rapids nightclub identified as The Whiskey Lounge, where the band is rehearsing for their upcoming fall tour with the rock band, Tesla.
That same footage shows an attack on Pop Evil attorney, Jay Kakaty. Also identified on tape are members of the band's road crew and friends, as well as a gentleman identified as Don Pazzo, allegedly with ties to both the Pop Evil management team and an unnamed organization based overseas.
The tape was posted on the Internet late Tuesday (16) night, traced back to the computer of one Jason Honeycutt, a video director know for his work with such artists as Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Mary J. Blige.
No charges have been filed and no arrests have been made.