MillionYoung cover Floyd’s “Us and Them” for Yours Truly

Anybody could cover Pink Floyd in the studio, layering tracks to create the sonic landscapes they classically reveled in.  If Live in Pompeii taught us anything, it’s that playing Pink Floyd songs live is an intricate process; one that lesser bands could never manage — at least until Macbooks.

MillionYoung recently took the reigns on Dark Side of the Moon’s “Us and Them,” and Yours Truly has captured it on video to share with you.  MillionYoung doesn’t get as bombastic as the coda of the original, which is probably a good thing, and treats the entire song as a fuzzed out jam.   The Flaming Lips could learn something from this rendition.

Check the video:


And MillionYoung’s SXSW shows:

3.15: Lucy the Poodle Presents @ Cheer Up Charlies @ 7:45 pm

3.15: Mix Agency Party @ The Mohawk @ 10:30 pm (MillionYoung DJ Set)

3.16: Storychord Party @ Cheer Up Charlies @ 3pm

3.16: My Old Kentucky Blog Party @ Peckerheads @ 6:30pm

3.16: Austin Psych Fest Party @ The Eastern @ 10pm (dj set) 3.17: Birddog Party @ The Aquarium @ 9:30 pm

3.18: East Invades West Party @ Sidebar @ 2pm 3.18: Yours Truly Showcase @ Malverde @ 8pm
3.19: Flatstock Showcase @ Austin Convention Center @ 1pm

Class Actress Announces SXSW Show


Brooklyn’s own Class Actress have announced a spring headlining tour that takes them right through SXSW.  The band’s first EP, Journal of Ardency is available now on Terrible Records.

A special extended version of the EP will be available at all shows. The CD features a cover of Neon Indian’s “Terminally Chill”. You can see Class Actress (with MillionYoung) right here:

Mar 9 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl

Mar 10 Savannah, GA @ Savannah Stopover

Mar 11 Miami, FL @ The Vagabond

Mar 12 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum

Mar 13 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth

Mar 16-19 Austin, TX @ SXSW

Mar 20 Dallas, TX @ Bro Fest 2011 @ Club Dada

Mar 21 Little Rock, AR @ Arkansas Community Arts Co-Op

Mar 22 Kansas City, MO @ Crosstown Station

Mar 23 Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s

Mar 24 St. Louis, MO @ Old Rockhouse

Mar 25 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall