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Freelance Whales

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Ume's Lauren Larson On What It's Like To Get A Call From Perry Ferrell

    Like other bands before them, Ume (pronounced ooh-may), took to Kickstarter in order to help fund their next album. Raising the necessary funds faster than you can say "trip to Seattle," the indie-garage band is planning a quick turn-around, with the album slated to be released in 2013. Not ones to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Jake Hyman Of Freelance Whales Talks New Album, Channeling His Inner Justin Bieber

    With the release of their first album since 2009 and their second overall, it's safe to say that New York City's Freelance Whales are going to have a busy remainder of 2012. Currently on tour, the band will be playing at The Observatory on Wednesday night. Like most bands used to shitty east coast w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    The Best Five Shows in OC This Week: Big Business, Major Lazer

    Monday, October 15Big BusinessAlex's BarFor those not familiar with the genre Sludge Metal, meet Big Business. Hailing from Seattle and signed to Gold Metal Records, they traffic in crunchy, chugging jams with wonky, drop-tuned strings. Reminiscent of instrumental metal band Pelican, Big Business fe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2012

    Freelance Whales

    Observatory

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Top Five Bands with Animal Names to Watch at Coachella

    Freelance Whales​Coachella is two days away, so it's time for those attending to devise a plan to catch as many bands as they can during a three-day period. When it comes to festivals, it's all about timing--you'll either want to see a band you love, or take a risk and check out a new band you've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Don't Panic, it's Organic: Miniature Tigers Overcome their Own Hype

    www.myspace.com/miniaturetigers​When Rolling Stone magazine listed Miniature Tigers as one of the Top 25 Bands on My Space in 2006, Charlie Brand took it in stride. It wasn't that he didn't appreciate the ink. He did. But to him, it represented the difference between life in the virtual world and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2010

    Freelance Whales

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Listen to This: Shout Out Louds remix

    ​Can you ever have too much Swedish indie-rock? Can you ever have too many remixes by bands with umlauts in it? That would be no, and then I think so. Case in point: the Fontän take on the Shout Out Louds' single "Walls."  Like most remixes, it seems a little gratuitous and overdone. Howev ... More >>

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