Monday, May 9, 2011
[press release] Jane's Addiction will perform a live concert Tuesday, May 10 during the Google I/O Developer Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco, which will be streamed live in state-of-the-art HD. The performance will be part of the Google I/O After Hours party and will also feature San Francisco DJs Mark Farina and Miguel Migs, with music visuals by Sexyvisuals. Google will be live streaming the private concert from I/O Live from 7:30 - 9:30 PM PST.
The band will perform a set encompassing their classics as well as material from their upcoming album The Great Escape Artist, which will be released this August on Capitol Records. The album marks their first new studio album in eight years. A track from the album, "End To The Lies", can currently be heard on the band's Facebook page.
For The Great Escape Artist, Jane's Addiction are working with producer Rich Costey (Muse, Franz Ferdinand, Interpol), with TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek on the team. Sitek, best known for his production work on TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Foals, is writing, programming, and playing bass on the album. The band, with Chris Chaney on bass, will be touring throughout 2011.
Posted by Dan Goldin at 6:32 PM