A Little Tegan & Sara And Tom Petty On My Birthday

A couple of the songs that resonate most deeply: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Ezra Koenig Vs. The Black Keys On The Colbert Report

This was one of the most geekily glorious things ever: The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'MeTunes – Grammy Vote – Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney & Ezra Koenig<a> www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog</a> Video Archive And, for the record, The Black Keys [Read More...]

Camels With Hammers Goes To See The Rural Alberta Advantage

Tonight, Dave Smith (our trusty Camels With Hammers webmaster) and I will be heading to see the Rural Alberta Advantage live! Here’s their awesome music: Their first album is Hometowns. Their next album comes on March 1 and it’s called Departing. They have already released the song “Stamp”. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Menomena

One of the best bands going and a personal favorite: Their brilliant new album is Mines. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

“Surveillance”: A Video For The Liars Song “Scarecrows On A Killer Slant”

Liars’ most recent album, Sisterworld, is simply my favorite 2010 release so far.   It is just a great album.  Listen to a representatively great song from the album: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Jeff Tweedy Of Wilco Does Beyoncé’s Single Ladies

This is classic: Twenty Four Bit provides context: A Jeff Tweedy solo show is something to behold, and the Wilco frontman’s benefit gig at Chicago’s Vic Theatre in March was—by all accounts—a prime example. Tweedy performed a host of pre-submitted audience requests, including “Shakin’ Sugar,” a Wilco rarity that even he had to Google, Radiohead’s [Read More...]

271. Figurines

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

272. Frightened Rabbit

For whatever reason I think of these guys as sort of the Scottish Counting Crows with a little more aggressive emotional frankness. Songs don’t come much more brutally blunt than this one: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

289. Jesus Lizard

For a long time, to my discredit, I naively thought that Nirvana were either a singular phenomenon or a band whose closest cousin was Pearl Jam.  Only when I started really listening to music did I realize what different musical universes Nirvana and Pearl Jam really existed in.  And coming to this realization took some [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X