Ok: third try to post. I hate the new google version of blogger, so far. I came to Pere Ubu late, but earlier than anyone currently in their twenties, I suppose, since I stole my vinyl copy of The Tenement Year from my college radio station in ’89 or ’90. Hey, I figure we’re even […]
First, I’d like to note: yesterday Prawnfork posted “Just as the Day was Dawning,” a new track from duo Big Business’s Here Come the Waterworks. I’d like to proudly point out that almost a frikking year ago J Frank Parnell posted for download and raved about the original version of this track, which appeared on […]
The Arcade Fire cancelled their Euro tour. In other news, there’s an entertaining article online in the New York Times about the death of the album as a selling vehicle. The article barely notes that this really only applies to labels with a majority of artists who make albums that plain suck. A more honest […]
Fitting today: Gruff Rhys – Lonesome Words From Mr. Rhys’s recent, 75% satisfying Candylion release, and I’m not a Super Furry Animals fan.
Not gonna accuse them, but I’m going to point out: Patchfork eagerly pushes an album in the forkast section, to the point of whipping up hysteria, and then pans it in their review section, or at least doesn’t give it the rave you’d expect. Hence: Panda Bear gets a 9.4, and while the forkast really […]
The newest post by superhuman festival maniac Bill: We haven’t hit the wall, but we see it looming. We could barely seestraight after the Yep Rock showcase last night, let alone compose coherentprose. We were there for Robyn Hitchcock and Peter Buck, Sloan and Apples inStereo. And so were a whole host of other people. […]
The newest post by superhuman festival maniac Bill: We haven’t hit the wall, but we see it looming. We could barely see straight after the Yep Rock showcase last night, let alone compose coherent prose. We were there for Robyn Hitchcock and Peter Buck, Sloan and Apples in Stereo. And so were a whole host […]