Jason Lytle records live set for Good Records as The Merchant begin printing PPE for NHS


Jason Lytle

The Districts are coming to Liverpool later this year as Ali Horn part of a new indie podcast, Getintothis’ Lewis Ridley with the news this week.

Jason Lytle has recorded a live set to benefit Dallas record store Good Records.

Lytle of California indie band Grandaddy played a special intimate piano centric performance at the grand opening of Good Records new, third location.

Fans can stream the performances for a limited time or choose to buy the set for good with all profits benefitting the store and continuing its now 20 year legacy.

Good Records has hosted a number of instore performances from a wide range of eclectic acts including Alice Cooper, Beach House, Death Cab For Cutie, Steve Earle, Daniel JohnstonQueens of The Stone AgeKurt Vile and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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Elsewhere this week, The Twilight Sad have announced the release of It Won’t Be Like This All the Time Live: a collection of live recordings captured across the band’s 2019 tours.

The band said: “We have been talking about recording a live album for a long time. We think this is the best we’ve been playing as a live band and wanted to document that. With five albums of material we felt now was the time.”

They play Liverpool’s Arts Club on Wednesday, 16 September as they warm up for two dates at Glasgow’s Barrowlands.

Gig news! EVOL were delighted to share this week the announcement of a date in Liverpol for Philedelphia band The Districts.

They’ll be supported by BRNS when they come to Arts Club on their UK tour on Friday, 16 October.

The Merchant

The Merchant has stepped up to the plate to offer support for the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.

The owners of the Liverpool city centre bar have launched an initiative to produce PPE masks for staff working on the frontline.

They have purchased a series of 3D printers which will enable them to produce 1,000 masks a week to send to hospitals free of charge.

The team behind the project have set up a Just Giving page for donations, which you can visit here.

Finally this week, Getintothis LIVE recent guest and Liverpool musician Ali Horn is part of the quartet behind a new podcast.

The Landfill Indie Podcast also includes Joe MulhallRob Powell and Rob Gordon who discuss the blissful rubbish of mid-2000s indie.

Our new track comes from Tom Lumley and The Brave Liaison, who drop their four track EP this week.

Having received praise from the likes of Huw Stephens, John Kennedy, they’ve recently supported Sam Fender and The Hunna, and head up the EP with Shrink.