Entries from July 2011

R.I.P. Amy Winehouse

July 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off on R.I.P. Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse was found dead in her apartment in London today. She was 27.

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Ryan Adams covers Vampire Weekend twice via webcam

July 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on Ryan Adams covers Vampire Weekend twice via webcam

Ryan Adams has just finished an acoustic tour of Europe. Upon his return he set up his webcam and let fly a few Vampire Weekend covers. First he dissects “Mansford Roof,” stripping the song from its original buoyant quirkiness and giving it the morose shellacking he gave Oasis’ “Wonderwall.” His take on Vampire Weekend’s “Oxford […]

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The Get Up Kids cover Blur’s “Girls and Boys” for A.V. Club

July 20th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Get Up Kids cover Blur’s “Girls and Boys” for A.V. Club

The Get Up Kids cover “Girls And Boys” by Blur Came into this expecting to hate on it pretty hard, given that it’s 90’s emo stalwarts The Get Up Kids covering Blur and all, but it’s really not terrible. Musically, it holds up, and, if I’m forced to gripe, my only concern is that the […]

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Lemonheads plan ‘It’s a Shame About Ray’ tour

July 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Lemonheads are gearing up for a tour supporting or celebrating (but more likely cashing in on) an album that came out 19 years ago. It’s A Shame About Ray is founding member Evan Dando’s unquestionable masterpiece. Never has he put together a collection of such effortless, memorable, and affecting folk-pop. Despite Dando’s notorious struggles […]

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Tags: news · touring

Pains of Being Pure at Heart – The Body

July 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Pains of Being Pure at Heart – The Body

via About Today.

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