Entries from September 2010

Blonde Redhead Not Getting There

September 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on Blonde Redhead Not Getting There

A new video from Blonde Redhead directed by Timothy Saccenti (via) While both halves of The Drawer are still having trouble reconciling the fact that this is the same band that birthed the brilliant In an Expression of the Inexpressible, this half has been enjoying the new album.

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White Hinterland’s Icarus in a Revlon commercial

September 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on White Hinterland’s Icarus in a Revlon commercial

Sigh.

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Great interview with Superchunk over at the Awl

September 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Great interview with Superchunk over at the Awl

“The physical world is still really important,” he said. “Not just for bands and labels and whatever–but as consumers of music. One of our jobs as a record label is to create music fans. And that’s harder to do without music stores.” – Mac @ The Awl

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Infinity Guitars

September 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Infinity Guitars

YES. (via TUG)

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No, All Shook Down Is Just As Bad As You Remember

September 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on No, All Shook Down Is Just As Bad As You Remember

When The Replacements’ All Shook Down came out in the fall of 1990, I was a junior in high school. I’d been a Replacements fan for exactly two years, but even as a 16-year-old, I knew that this was the sound of a band sucking. A few of my friends went out and bought this […]

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VIDEO: The Pretty Reckless “Make Me Wanna Die”

September 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

After reading what Tim Gunn had to say about his experience with Taylor Momsen on the set of Gossip Girl, all of my suspicions were confirmed: Taylor Momsen is just as insufferably annoying as one might expect. The concept for this video by her “band” The Pretty Reckless is, uh, swinging low on the cultural […]

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New Fiona Apple Record Due Next Spring

September 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on New Fiona Apple Record Due Next Spring

Fiona Apple doesn’t exactly follow the rules of the promotional machine, evidenced by her six year absence between 1999’s When the Pawn… and 2005’s Extraordinary Machine. Staying true to her terms, Apple is readying her fourth album for a spring 2011 release, according to reports via Billboard, which would make yet another six-year break between […]

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The Concretes are back

September 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Concretes are back

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