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Mar. 1st, 2008

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forward from Adam at Red Floor Records (Daniel's new indie thing)


Red Floor Records is very proud to announce the Goldtop Edition of 'Here Is What Is'.
This exclusive two disk set includes the cd and deluxe dvd with over an hour of extra footage.
This is a limited edition of 3000 copies in a special package that includes some cool surprises!

Check it out at http://www.redfloorrecords.com/HereIsWhatIs.htm

We will have Goldtop Editions of 'Acadie' and 'Shine' coming soon.
Each with unreleased material and new artwork.

We have also added the 1993 documentary 'Rocky World' and the rare bootleg 'Cool Water' to the catalog.

Please feel free to forward this email to your friends.


We've enjoyed bringing this project to you and hope that you enjoy it as well!


Feb. 3rd, 2008

brian eno


Here Is What Is

Hello, this is your friendly neighbourhood community maintainer here. I know this place is dead just resting pining for the fjords, but I have a question for anyone who's still around: Has anyone seen Daniel's movie, Here Is What Is?

Jun. 15th, 2007



Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno are in Fez Morocco with U2 this summer working on some ideas for the new U2 album. Sounds promising.

Nov. 10th, 2005



Giveaway to Daniel Lanois tonight in LA!

Tonight Spaceland is proud to have Daniel Lanois do an early performance at 9pm. If you missed him with Tortoise a couple of weeks ago, don't miss him again! Only $8!

And you can stay afterwards for Hell Ya! Night with Porterville, Tarzana, and Red Gun Radar.

Daniel Lanois
After going on to produce the likes of U2, Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan, Lanois has made an album that assimilates all of that experience, blending his peerless gift for evocative sonic texture with the soulful mysteries of blues, folk, country and gospel. Both timeless and futuristic, [i]Belladonna[/i] reasserts Daniel Lanois' rightful crown as king of musical inner space.

Buy tickets.

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Oct. 17th, 2005



An evening with Daniel Lanois and Tortoise @ Avalon, 10/22

An evening of collaboration and original works with Daniel Lanois and Tortoise @ Avalon (1735 Vine St, Hollywood, 90028)

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Buy tickets.
Tickets may be purchased without service fees at the Avalon box office (M-F, 12-5pm)

Oct. 8th, 2005




Just saw Daniel play last night in NYC with the band, Tortoise. Awesome show!

I related the experience over on my main blog - With A Shout, and pictures over at my Flickr Page.

Sep. 16th, 2005


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Any of you seeing Danny in SF on the 21st (Oct)?? I am.

Jul. 18th, 2005


Danny on Tour with Tortoise....

10/6 Boston - Sommerville Theatre
10/7 NYC - Irving Plaza
10/8 Philadelphia - Theatre of Living Arts
10/10 Chicago - Logan Square or Park West ( TBA)
10/11 Madison - Barrymore Theatre
10/12 Minneapolis - The Fine Line
10/14 Boulder - The Fox Theatre
10/15 Salt Lake City - Suede
10/17 Vancouver - Commodore Ballroom
10/18 Seattle - Neumos
10/19 Portland - Alladin Theatre
10/20 & 10/21 San Francisco - The Independent
10/22 Los Angeles - The Avalon

Tickets havent gone on sale yet but I cant wait to see him.

Jul. 8th, 2005



Just showing off my new icon

My kid made me this great icon for this community so I had to show it off.
She's so cool.

Jul. 4th, 2005



Daniel Lanois Concert

Daniel Lanois was a delight in concert here on Saturday night.

He played tunes off all four of his albums, especially Belladonna [purr], and in his quiet, humble way prefaced each tune with it's history or purpose.

As you'd expect, Lanois had two other musicians with him although I was too transported to remember their names. One on drums and one on piano and guitar. They were great. He was great. Played for 2+ hours with two encores and sporting a new guitar bought in Vancouver. All three stretched the boundaries of their instruments and demonstrated the vast difference between REAL musicians and the pop crap-heads that get to flood the airwaves by their cracker-jack management. A nice breather.

Two small regrets: audience members wandering in and out like it was a cocktail party instead of a chance to absorb supremely talented musicians; and he didn't play Death Of A Train, my all time favourite.
He did do The Collection of Marie Claire which was as disturbingly beautiful live as it is on the album.

Daniel Lanois paints vivid pictures with his music and lyrics: pictures of this country and our culture.
He also stands as a fine example of Canada: talented, humble, dedicated and connected to heritage.

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