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Band of Horses 2/17/2014
The new live Band of Horses album "Acoustic at the Ryman" has been released. It is available on CD MP3, and Vinyl.
Grand Archives 2/17/2014
There is an auction on Ebay for the Grand Archives demo CD.
Band of Horses
Sera Cahoone
Sera Cahoone will be opening for Band of Horses on a number of dates on their East Coast tour. For full info, see the Tour section of
Band of Horses 2/17/2014
The Hollywood Reporter has a concert review of a recent Band of Horses show at L.A.'s Immanuel Presbyterian.
Carissa's Wierd 11/12/2013
There is an auction on Ebay for the .
Sera Cahoone
S (Jenn Ghetto) has posted on Facebook that she will be playing a solo show December 7th at St. Marks Cathedral along with Sera Cahoone.
S 11/12/2013
S (Jenn Ghetto) has posted a live cover of "You Will Miss Me When I Burn" by Palace Brothers. A video for "Wait" from "im not as good at it as you" has been posted on YouTube.
Sera Cahoone 9/16/2013
Sera Cahoone will be touring in November across parts of the Midwest and South. (View dates here)

11/3 - Denver, CO / Hi-Dive (Sera headlining show)
11/6 - Iowa City, IA / Gabe's (w/ Joe Pug)
11/7 - Minneapolis, MN / 7th Street Entry (w/ Joe Pug)
11/8 - Chicago, IL / Lincoln Hall (w/ Joe Pug)
11/9 - Indianapolis, IN / Do317 Lounge (w/ Joe Pug)
11/10 - Akron, OH / Musica (w/ Joe Pug)
11/11 - Newport, KY / Southgate House (w/ Joe Pug)
11/12 - Columbus, OH / Rumba Cafe (w/ Joe Pug)
11/13 - Nashville, TN / The Stone Fox (w/ Joe Pug)
11/14 - Louisville, KY / Zanzabar (w/ Joe Pug)
11/15 - Urbana, IL / Canopy Club (w/ Joe Pug)
11/16 - St. Louis, MO / The Firebird (w/ Joe Pug)
11/18 - Fayetteville, AR / George's Majestic (w/ Joe Pug)
11/20 - Tulsa, OK / The Vanguard (w/ Joe Pug)
11/21 - Norman, OK / Opolis (w/ Joe Pug)
11/22 - Houston, TX / Fitzgerald's (w/ Joe Pug)
11/23 - Austin, TX / The Parish (w/ Joe Pug)
Carissa's Wierd 9/16/2013
There is a "buy it now" auction on Ebay for the "You Should Be Hated Here" single
S 9/16/2013
Silly Goose - a Blink-182 cover band fronted by Jenn Ghetto - has released their first EP on limited edition vinyl. On the EP they cover "Anthem Part Two", "All the Small Things", and "Dammit". Vol 1. Brooklyn has an interview with Jenn discussing the band.
Sera Cahoone 9/16/2013
Sera Cahoone was the first musician to play on the top of the Space Needle in Seattle on July 11, 2013, performing "Nowhere to be Found", "Only as the Day is Long", and "Nervous Wreck". The video is available on YouTube. KEXP did the broadcast with Sera, Mudhoney, and J. Mascis to celebrate 25 years of Seattle label Sub Pop.
Carissa's Wierd 8/7/2013
There is a "buy it now" auction on Ebay for the "You Should Be At Home Here" CD
SSera CahooneBand of Horses 8/5/2013
Band of Horses, Sera Cahoone, and S (Jenn Ghetto) will be playing this Wednesday (8/7) at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom in Portland, OR.
S 6/15/2013
S (Jenn Ghetto) will be playing July 28 at the Capitol Hill Block Party in Seattle, WA.
Sera Cahoone 6/15/2013
Sera Cahoone has three upcoming tour dates:
6/27 - Benefit for Rain City Rock Camp for Girls - Chop Suey (Seattle, WA)
8/4 - w/Gregory Alan Isakov - Boulder Theater (Boulder, CO)
8/23 - w/Gregory Alan Isakov - Great American Music Hall (San Francisco, CA)
Sera Cahoone 6/15/2013
Sera Cahoone is featured in the "Songwriters on Process" interview series.
Band of Horses 6/15/2013
Ben Bridwell and Tyler Ramsey from Band of Horses perfomed a couple of acoustic songs for Rookie Mag.
Band of Horses 6/15/2013
Band of Horses have a slate of upcoming tour dates in Europe, plus Lollapalooza in Chicago (8/2) and Downsview Park in Toronto (7/31). See their events page for full tour info.
S 12/12/2012
S (Jenn Ghetto) will be playing January 24 at Black Lodge in Seattle, WA. The other acts will be Pony Time and Chastity Belt.
S 12/12/2012
S (Jenn Ghetto) has posted additional songs on SoundCloud: "Cobra Starship", "Teenage Dream", and "Losers."
Band of Horses 12/10/2012
Band of Horses contributed a live version of "Dumpster World" to the soundtrack for "West of Memphis: Voices for Justice" The film was directed and written by Amy Berg, and co-produced and co-written by Peter Jackson. It analyzes the controversial case of the West Memphis Three, who were originally found guilty in 1994 of murdering three eight-year-old children and freed last year after 18 years in prison.
Band of Horses 12/10/2012
Band of Horses posted "Don't You Take It Too Bad (Townes Van Zandt)" on SoundCloud. The track was started by Band of Horses and finished by Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy).
Sera Cahoone 12/3/2012
Sera Cahoone's latest album, "Deer Creek Canyon", is only $5 for the MP3 download this month on Also, Denver Westword has an article on Sera Cahoone with an interview piece and a link to a video of her performing "Worry All Your Life" live on KEXP. NPR has a video clip of her performing "Deer Creek Canyon".
Sera Cahoone 12/3/2012
Sera Cahoone has announced a series of concert dates on the East Coast:
• 12/5 - Hoboken, NJ / Maxwells, w/ Chris Pureka
• 12/6 - Albany, NY / The Linda, w/ Chris Pureka
• 12/7 - Burlington, VT / BCA Center, w/ Chris Pureka
• 12/9 - Biddeford, ME / The Oak and the Ax, w/ Chris Pureka
• 12/10 - Allston, MA / Great Scott, w/ Rayland Baxter
• 12/11 - Philadelphia, PA / Johnny Brenda's, w/ Rayland Baxter
• 12/12 - Washington, DC / DC9, w/ Rayland Baxter
• 12/13 - Brooklyn, NY / Knitting Factory, w/ Rayland Baxter
Band of Horses 9/29/2012
The Global Citizen Festival is being streamed live. The concert includes Band of Horses, Foo Fighters, and more. Also, tickets are now on sale for a number of Band of Horses shows in the Eastern U.S.
Sera Cahoone 9/26/2012
Paste Magazine has the new video for "Naked", the lead single from Sera Cahoone's new album "Deer Creek Canyon" which is out now. Sera has also announced a number of Fall tour dates across Europe and Western and Central U.S. Rolling Stone has a free download of the title track "Deer Creek Canyon."
Figg 9/14/2012
Robin Peringer and Gilden Tunador (both formerly of Carissa's Wierd) formed a band named Figg. The official band site has info on the band and previews of 4 songs. Their self-titled debut is set to be released on Dissociated Press in Spring 2013; Mat Brooke and Sarah Standard provide background vocals and instrumentation on some tracks. The band is on Facebook, where they have some videos, and on Myspace where they have more song clips.
Band of Horses 9/11/2012
Band of Horses is currently streaming their new album "Mirage Rock" on SoundCloud.
Sera Cahoone 9/11/2012
Sera Cahoone will be performing at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle on October 26, with Grand Archives and River Giant as special guests!
Grand Archives 9/11/2012
On the Grand Archives Facebook page recently they indicated that although the band members have been involved in various businesses (Mat with The Oak and Jeff with 95 Slide) and other bands (Curtis in Trash Fire and Thomas in Spaceneedles), they do still get together to write new material and play. Regarding their next album, they said, "So though we don't know exactly WHEN we will release it, we do know that we WILL."
Sera Cahoone 8/28/2012
According to this article, there will be a live pre-Bumbershoot concert with Seattle artists including Sera Cahoone on Friday at noon in the old basement press room of the Seattle Times. They will stream the concert live on
Band of Horses 8/28/2012
YouTube has the official video for "Knock Knock", the first single from the upcoming Band of Horses album Mirage Rock.
Band of Horses 8/12/2012
Mirage Rock (Deluxe Edition) is now available for preorder on The deluxe edition of the new Band of Horses album includes a bonus CD containing 5 songs from the band's sessions at Sonic Ranch Studios in El Paso, TX. The MP3 for the first song from the upcoming album, "Knock Knock", is available for purchase now.
Sera Cahoone 8/12/2012
Sera Cahoone's upcoming album "Deer Creek Canyon" is now available for preorder on and Subpop. Pre-order Deer Creek Canyon on CD or LP by September 25th on Subpop, and you'll get a limited edition 7" featuring two non-album tracks, “Dog Song” by Sera Cahoone, and “I Like to Fuck” by Toby and Skeeter (Featuring Sera Cahoone and Jason Kardong). Also, if you pre-order the album on vinyl LP, you’ll receive the limited, colored-vinyl Loser Edition of "Deer Creek Canyon".
Sera Cahoone 8/12/2012
An album trailer for Sera Cahoone's "Deer Creek Canyon" has been posted on YouTube.
Band of Horses 8/12/2012
Rolling Stone has a brief video clip and a Q&A with Ben Bridwell where he talks about the upcoming Band of Horses album and what it was like to work with producer Glyn Johns (The Who, the Rolling Stones, etc.).
Band of Horses 8/12/2012
Band of Horses, Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters Black Keys, and K’Naan will be performing on September 29 in Central Park (New York City) at the Global Festival 2012. This is a free ticketed event. To enter the contest to win a pair tickets, go to to register as a Global Citizen and find out more. Global Citizen is powered by the Global Poverty Project, a non-profit organization whose vision is to live in a world without extreme poverty.
Band of Horses 8/12/2012
This year's lineup of the Railroad Revival Tour includes Band of Horses, Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson and John C. Reilly. This tour travels town to town aboard 16 vintage, 1940's railcars, setting up open air, pop-up concert venues in parks, fields and lots around the railroad tracks where they stop. The tour travels across the Southern U.S. from October 20-October 28. See for a full listing of stops.
Grand Archives 7/16/2012
Grand Archives will be performing at the 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party which runs July 20-22 in Seattle, WA. They are scheduled to perform on Sunday. Scheduled on Saturday is Silly Goose which is described as "the best Blink 182 cover band you will ever see in your whole life" and includes Jenn Ghetto along with Thomas Wright and Jeffy Montano (Grand Archives).
Band of Horses 7/13/2012
The new Band of Horses album Mirage Rock is available for preorder on It is scheduled to be released September 18.
Sera Cahoone 7/13/2012
Paste has "Naked", a new song by Sera Cahoone available for streaming/download. The track will be on the upcoming album, "Deer Creek Canyon", which is scheduled to be released on September 25.
Sera Cahoone 5/10/2012
Sera Cahoone will be playing at Bumbershoot. The music and arts festival takes place at the Seattle Center in Seattle, WA on September 1-3.
Band of Horses 5/10/2012
Band of Horses has announced a series of tour dates with My Morning Jacket. Check out the official site for the full list.
Grand Archives 4/4/2012
Grand Archives posted a cover of "Cupid" by Sam Cooke on SoundCloud.
S 4/4/2012
S (Jenn Ghetto) has posted a new song entitled "15 04" on SoundCloud.
Grand Archives 2/12/2012
Grand Archives posted 2 previously unreleased songs on SoundCloud - "Cracks in the Road" and "Wake Up!" Both songs were written by guitarist Thomas Wright and feature him on vocals; they were recording during the sessions for "Keep in Mind Frankenstein."
S 2/7/2012
S (Jenn Ghetto) has posted a new song entitled "Balderdash" on SoundCloud.
Grand Archives 2/7/2012
Grand Archives are now on Tumblr and on SoundCloud. They've posted 3 of the 6 previously available demo songs from their upcoming album "Villains."
S 1/12/2012
S (Jenn Ghetto) has posted a new song entitled "Vampires" on SoundCloud. Also, they will be playing on January 21 at the In Arts North West in Seattle, along with Pony Time and the Creakies.
Sera Cahoone 1/12/2012
Sera Cahoone posted on her Facebook Page that she has booked studio time and is starting work on a new album. This will be her first record since Only as the Day Is Long from 2008.
Carissa's Wierd 11/14/2011
The setlist from the CW concert at NYU on 10/10 has been posted at
Sera Cahoone 11/14/2011
Sera Cahoone will be preforming at Tractor in Seattle, WA on December 29 (tickets). Opening acts will be Sons of Warren Oats & Jackrabbit. On Facebook, she indicates this concert will include new songs. Also, Musician On Musicians has an interview with Sera.
Band of Horses 11/14/2011
Band of Horses has announced the following dates: December 11 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, December 12 at Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA, and December 14 with My Morning Jacket at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY.
Band of Horses 11/14/2011
Pitchfork posted a video for a cover Band of Horses wrote and recorded for the Adult Swim show "Squidbillies" with original lyrics.
Grand Archives 10/23/2011
Grand Archives will be performing the following shows with a band from Los Angeles called Army Navy:
11/15 San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw Stop
11/17 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
11/18 Seattle, WA - The Crocodile
S 10/12/2011
S (Jenn Ghetto) will be playing tonight at Wacky Kastle in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, MA. The show is at 6pm with opening acts Christa Gniadnek and 'The New and Very Welcome'.
Carissa's Wierd 10/10/2011
Tonight's show at NYU will be at the Eisner & Lubin Auditorium (60 Washington Square South, 4th Floor). The show is 18+. Tickets are already on sale for those with NYU IDs ($4/ticket) at the Ticket Central box office (566 LaGuardia Place). Tickets for the general public will go on sale at 5pm tonight for $8/ticket at the NYU ticket central satellite box office (60 Washington Sq South, Room 206). The show starts at 6:30, with opening acts Arms and Sleepers and Kayo Dot.
S 9/30/2011
S (Jenn Ghetto) will be play at the Columbia City Theater in Seattle on October 6. The opening acts are Betsy Olson and Royal Eyes. She is also planning to play at Braur Falls in Brooklyn on October 11 and in Boston on October 12.
Carissa's Wierd 9/30/2011
The setlist from the CW concert at Neumo's on 9/24 has been posted at
Band of Horses 9/30/2011
Pitchfork reports that Band of Horses will be going to work on their next album once their fall tour is over.
S 9/15/2011
S (Jenn Ghetto) recorded a cover of the Ke$ha song "Tik Tok". She posted it on SoundCloud and it is part of a slit EP (with the group Exes) which can be purchased on limited edition vinyl at BigCartel.
Grand Archives 9/15/2011
Grand Archives will be performing along with The Hold Steady at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, WA on October 22.
Carissa's Wierd 9/14/2011
Hardly Art has announced that Carissa's Wierd will be performing at NYU in New York on October 10.
Carissa's Wierd 9/13/2011
The new Carissa's Wierd single "Tuscon" (with B-Side "Meredith & Iris") is available today. You can order the 7" vinyl or download the MP3 from The vinyl is also available from the Hardly Art store.
Sera Cahoone 8/27/2011
Sera Cahoone will be preforming at The Walnut Room in Denver, CO on Saturday, September 3 (tickets), along with Kal and Refectacles. Sera is also scheduled to be part of the "Bourbon & Broads" concert at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle on Friday, September 16 (tickets). Also appearing will be Betsy Olson, Maggie Bjorklund, Alessandra Rose, Side Saddle and Friends.
Band of Horses 8/27/2011
Band of Horses recently announced a couple new concert dates: September 4th in Denver, CO at the Ogden Theater (tickets) and September 5th in Boulder, CO at the Fox Theater (tickets). They will also be in the lineup for Voodoo Fest in New Orleans’ historic City Park over Halloween weekend; BOH are scheduled to play on Friday, October 28th (tickets).
Carissa's Wierd 8/4/2011
Hardly Art announced the first new Carissa's Wierd songs in 7 years will be released on September 13. The A-side, "Tuscon", was first played at their reunion show in 2010; the B-Side is "Meredith & Iris" which is streaming here.
Carissa's Wierd 8/4/2011
Hardly Art announced Carissa's Wierd will be playing a reunion show at Neumos in Seattle on September 24. Tickets are on sale here. They also have plans to "book a future show in New York".
This is an unofficial fan site and is not affiliated with Carissa's Wierd or Hardly Art. It was created and is run by David Long. Any information gathered on the web site will never be sold, traded, or otherwise transferred to anyone else.