Song of the Day Number 131 The Postal Service -...
Sufjan Stevens to play "Celebrate Brooklyn!" Event →
This piece of news offers a not-so-rare opportunity for me to brag about my music-related prospects — The frighteningly ambitious folk hero-turned-raver Sufjan Stevens is wrapping up a European tour right now, but those of us here in the United States need not wait long to see the singer/songwriter in his homeland again. Stevens has announced that he is playing an outdoor show in Prospect...
twentyfourbit: Video: Titus Andronicus Cover They Might Be Giants “We try to avoid songs that covered subject matter that most bands have already talked about,” Titus Andronicus drummer Eric Harm explained to the A.V. Club of the band’s choice to take on They Might Be Giants ’90s classic “Birdhouse In Your Soul.” “…or that would be inconsistent with the subject matter of our other songs,”...
ripbearwave asked: yeah patrick stickles has said he watched the fuck out of that documentary while writing the monitor
realfullbloom: lewisandhisblog: I’m in History class watching a documentary about the American Civil War, and the narrator is quoting Titus Andronicus lyrics EVERYWHERE. I guess Pat Stickles was a Ken Burns fan when writing The Monitor. You must be new. Not quite.
I’m in History class watching a documentary about the American Civil War, and the narrator is quoting Titus Andronicus lyrics EVERYWHERE. I guess Pat Stickles was a Ken Burns fan when writing The Monitor.
Download The Guru's Live Performance + Interview... →
The Guru stopped by the WNHU radio station for a live performance and interview on my show “Left of the Dial” last Friday. In case you missed it when it streamed live on Friday night, you can download a recording of the whole 2 hour show at the link above. They performed their soon-to-be-released new album Native Sun in its entirety using primarily acoustic instruments and minimal...
Song of the Day Number 129 The Mountain Goats -...
Anonymous asked: How many people run/contribute to this blog?
Tyler, the Creator Announces the Release of GOBLIN
oddfuture: 5.10.11 Tyler Will Be Releasing His Second Album ( Well, His First On A Major Scale, BASTARD Was The First Release) To The World. The First Odd Future Release Thats Bigger Than Our Tumblr, And We’ve Worked Our Fucking Ass Off For It. You Can Now Pre-Order The Album And The Deluxe Version ( which comes with some extra shit) Now. This Will Also Be Released On Vinyl For You Old...
Dirty Beaches (~15,000 Listeners)
Thanks at least in part to his recent spotlight on Pitchfork’s Rising section, Taiwan-born global nomad Alex Zhang Hungtai’s project Dirty Beaches has been receiving a decent amount of buzz lately among various independent music-conscious blogs. On his new album Badlands, Hungtai’s approach to music is fairly simple; using mostly just guitar, vocals, and occasionally looped...
Left of the Dial: The Guru Live + Interview: 6-8... →
I’ve been doing my radio show “Left of the Dial” on West Haven’s WNHU pretty much every week since November, but this week’s show is a first for me. The Connecticut indie rock band The Guru has decided to come on my show to perform a live acoustic set and do an interview with me on the air. They will be performing their currently unreleased new album Native Sun in its entirety, with the individual...