Wednesday June 27th 2012, 2:18 pm
Snapshot: Neil Young
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Neil Young in Peter Tork’s pool.




Wednesday June 27th 2012, 2:17 pm
Video of the Day: Phosphorescent
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http://www.vimeo.com/22417147Phosphorescent- At Death, A Proclamation

Phosphorescent performing ‘At Death, A Proclamation’ live for La Blogotheque in April 2011.




Tuesday June 26th 2012, 5:43 pm
Interviewin’: Brent Rademaker of Beachwood Sparks
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It’s been eleven years since we’ve been able to say there’s a brand new Beachwood Sparks LP in the bins, and nearly four years since we last saw the band onstage – their L.A. reunion show at the Echoplex in late August 2008 was one of that year’s highlights for When You Awake’s very own Bryan Thomas, who has been a fan and friend to the band since practically the beginning of their existence, going back a dozen or more years. In this recent e-mail conversation he catches up with bassist and songwriter/singer Brent Rademaker (B-Rad if you’re into the whole brevity thing, man).
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Tuesday June 26th 2012, 5:06 pm
Video of the Day: First Aid Kit
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YouTube Preview ImageFirst Aid Kit- Emmylou

First Aid Kit performing an acoustic version of their song “Emmylou” live on the Swedish/Norwegian talk show Skavlan on February 3, 2012.

 

 




Friday June 22nd 2012, 3:35 pm
Album Giveaway: The Beach Boys COMPLETE OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY
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Ladies and Gentleman,  I am very pleased to announce one of the best giveaways that has ever happened on When You Awake (and in the history of the internet). In honor of the release of their latest record, That’s Why God Made The Radio and their Paint You Own Cover game, one very lucky winner will soon call The Beach Boys’ complete discography their own! That is TWENTY ONE albums in total (full list is after the jump). Not bad, eh? To win, just make sure you follow When You Awake on Twitter and tweet/retweet the following: “Want to win @thebeachboys complete discography? 21 classic albums. Follow @whenyouawake and RT to win! http://bit.ly/KS8QM2″. One US-based winner will be chosen at random. Good luck!

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YouTube Preview ImageJanis Joplin- Summertime

Janis Joplin and Big Brother and the Holding Company recording “Summertime” for their 1968 album, Cheap Thrills.




Friday June 22nd 2012, 1:29 pm
Snapshot: Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash
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Waylon and Johnny




Wednesday June 20th 2012, 3:37 pm
Video of the Day: Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers
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YouTube Preview ImageScott Avett- Where Have All The Average People Gone

Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers singing Roger Miller’s “Where Have All The Average People Gone” live in North Carolina in 2010.




Wednesday June 20th 2012, 3:30 pm
Snapshot: Merle Haggard
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Merle Haggard




Tuesday June 19th 2012, 2:52 pm
Video of the Day: Willie Nelson
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YouTube Preview ImageWillie Nelson- Always On My Mind

Willie Nelson performing “Always On My Mind” live in 1982.