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Friday, August 29, 2014

Drinking Music: The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs have been getting crazy accolades for their new latest album Lost in the Dream. So put away the pillbox, grab your favorite cocktail, and take a look at the video for their single Under the Pressure.

WATCH THE WAR ON DRUGS' "UNDER THE PRESSURE" VIDEO -


The War On Drugs play "Red Eyes" on the Late Show with David Letterman -  

THE WAR ON DRUGS'TOUR DATES:
(newly added shows in bold)
Thu. Sep. 4 - Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Music Festival: The Lincoln Theatre [Tickets]
Fri. Sep. 5 - Sat. Sep. 6 - Chicago, IL @ Hideout Block Party/AV Fest [Tickets]
Sun. Sep. 7 - Boston, MA @ Boston Calling [Tickets]
Sat. Sep. 13 - Burlington, VT @ Grant Point North Festival [Tickets]
Sun. Sep. 14 - Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Folk Fest [Tickets]
Mon. Sep. 15 - Toronto, ON @ Phoenix - SOLD OUT
Tue. Sep. 16 -Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews [Tickets]
Wed. Sep. 17 -Columbus, OH @ Newport [Tickets]
Fri. Sep. 19 - Cleveland, OH @ Downtown Festival: House of Blues [Tickets]
Sat. Sep. 20 -Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre [Tickets]
Sun. Sep. 21 - Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theatre [Tickets]
Mon. Sep. 22 -Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave [Tickets]
Tue. Sep. 23 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave [Tickets]
Wed. Sep. 24 -Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room [Tickets]
Fri. Sep. 26 - Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater [Tickets]
Sat. Sep. 27 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues Houston [Tickets]
Sun. Sep. 28 - Austin, TX @ Stubb's [Tickets]
Wed. Oct. 1 - Pomona, CA @ The Glass House [Tickets]
Thu. Oct. 2 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre - SOLD OUT
Fri. Oct. 3 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre - SOLD OUT
Sat. Oct. 4 - Sacramento, CA @ TBD Festival [Tickets]
Sun. Oct. 5 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore - SOLD OUT
Mon. Oct. 6 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore [Tickets]
Thu. Oct. 9 - Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre [Tickets]
Fri. Oct. 10 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre [Tickets]
Sat. Oct. 11 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre [Tickets]
Sat. Oct. 12 -St. Louis, MO @ Ready Room [Tickets]
Mon. Oct. 13 -Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works [Tickets]
Wed. Oct. 15 - Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel [Tickets]
Thu. Oct. 16 - Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle [Tickets]
Fri. Oct. 17 - Saxapahaw, NC @ Haw River Ballroom [Tickets]
Sat. Oct. 25 - Stockholm, SE @ Munchen Brewery [Tickets]
Sun. Oct. 26 - Aarhus, DK @ Voxhall [Tickets]
Mon. Oct. 27 - Berlin, DE @ Heimathafen [Tickets]
Tue. Oct. 28 - Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso - SOLD OUT
Thu. Oct. 30 - Sat. Nov. 1 - Paris, FR @ Pitchfork Music Festival [Tickets]
Fri. Oct. 31 - Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten [Tickets]
Sat. Nov. 1 - Luxemburg, LU @ Rockhal [Tickets]
Sun. Nov. 2 - Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique - SOLD OUT
Tue. Nov. 4 - Liverpool, UK @ O2 Academy [Tickets]
Wed. Nov. 5 - London, UK @ Roundhouse - SOLD OUT
Thu. Nov. 6 - Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy [Tickets]
Fri. Nov. 7 - Manchester, UK @ The Ritz - SOLD OUT
Sat. Nov. 8 - Glasgow, UK @ O2 ABC - SOLD OUT
Sun. Nov. 9 - Reykjavik, IS @ Icelandic Airwaves Festival [Tickets]
Wed. Dec. 10 - Brisbane, AU @ The Zoo - SOLD OUT
Thu. Dec. 11 - Melbourne, AU @ Hi-Fi Bar - SOLD OUT
Sat. Dec. 13 - Sydney, AU @ Metro Theatre - SOLD OUT
Sat. Jan. 31 - Wed. Feb. 4 - Riviera Maya, MX @ Hard Rock Hotel [Tickets]

Lost In The Dream purchase links:
Secretly Canadian - http://www.smarturl.it/warondrugs 
Independent shops - http://smarturl.it/warondrugs_indies 


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

ADI Partners with New Holland on Whiskey Distilling Workshop

Wannabe distillers and those looking to learn the fine art of whiskey making would be wise to consider ADI's upcoming workshop. Presented in association with New Holland and based in part at their production facility, this will be an in-depth and hands-on introduction to whiskey distillation and production. And with only 5 spots left and 10 days to go, there is no time to wait.

Here are the details via Andrew Faulkner, VP at ADI:

Hands-On Whiskey Distilling Workshop
September 7 - 12, 2014
 
Greetings!

There are only 5 spaces left for the Hands-On Whiskey Distilling Workshop in New Holland, MI. Register NOW to be part of this event! 

Below is the 5-day itinerary, along with contact information. 
We hope you can join us!
Sun. 9/72:00 PMCheck in: Haworth Inn and Conference Center, 225 College Ave, Holland, MI 

5:00 PMOpening Night Reception, New Holland Brewing Pub, 66 East Eighth St, Holland, MI
Mon. 9/87:00 AMEarly Morning Walk with ADI President Bill Owens - Meet at the Hotel Lobby

7:30 AMContinental Breakfast, Haworth Inn and Conference Center

8:30 AM
Charging the Still - Sean Stark, New Holland Brewing and Distilling

9:00 AMDistilling Overview - Jordan Via

10:00 AM
Making the Heads Cut, Stripping Run

10:30 AM
Anatomy of a Still - Matt Haney, Hillbilly Stills

12:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM
Mashing and Fermenting Grain - Jordan Via

2:00 PM
Starting a Distillery - Kent Rabish, Grand Traverse Distillery

3:00 PM
Making the Tails Cut - Sean Stark

4:00 PM
Marketing Spirits - Brett Pontoni, Binny's Beverage Depot

5:00 PM
Sensory Analysis - Spirits Tasting Andrew Faulkner

6:00 PM
Open Night in Holland, MI - Enjoy the town!
Tues. 9/9
7:30 AM
Continental Breakfast, Haworth Inn and Conference Center

8:15 AM
Distillery Bus Tour

9:45 AM
Journeyman Distillery, Three Oaks, MI

12:00 PM
Lunch, Greenbush Brewery, Sawyer, MI

1:00 PM
Roundbarn Winery and Distillery, Baroda MI

5:00 PM
Return to Haworth Inn and Conference Center
Wed. 9/10
7:30 AM
Continental Breakfast, Haworth Inn and Conference Center

8:00 AM
Bus to New Holland Production Facility, 684 Commerce Court, Holland, MI 

8:30 AM
Charging the Still - Brad Kamphuis, New Holland Brewing and Distilling

9:00 AM
Mashing Demonstration - New Holland Staff

10:00 AM
Exploring Malted Grains

11:00 AM
Controlling Fermentation - Jordan Via

12:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM
Barrel Maturation - Nancy Fraley, ADI

2:00 PM
Your Package Tells Your Story - Josh Heintz, Heintz Global, and Molly Pearson, Tru Grit

4:00 PM 
Sensory Analysis and Blending Demonstration - Nancy Fraley, ADI

6:00 PM
Return to Haworth Inn and Conference Center
Thur. 9/11
7:30 AM
Continental Breakfast, Haworth Inn and Conference Center

8:00 AM
Bus to New Holland Production Facility

8:30 AM
Charging the Still - Brad Kamphuis

10:30 AM
Making the Heads Cut - Spirit Run

11:00 AM
Demonstration: Proofing - Jordan Via

12:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM
Types of Barrels

2:00 PM
Demonstration: Bottling - Brad Kamphuis

3:00 PM
Making the Tails Cut - Spirit Run 

4:00 PMMonthly Record-Keeping

5:00 PM
Artisan Whiskey Tasting - Andrew Faulkner, ADI

6:00 PM
Return to Haworth Inn and Conference Center

7:00 PM
Final Night Dinner Celebration
Fri. 9/127:30 AM
Continental Breakfast, Haworth Inn and Conference Center

8:00 AM
Shuttles to Airports

11:00 AM
Checkout 
 The cost of $3,500 covers instruction at New Holland Brewing and Distilling, local distilleries tours, presentations and tastings, and accommodations at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center, Holland, MI.

Friday, August 22, 2014

New Issue of MicroShiner Magazine Available Online

The latest issue of MicroShiner magazine is now available online.