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Echo & the Bunnymen, Mountain Goats, Tegan & Sara, Cutout Bin, Slo-mo Kitty   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl

Karl

THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE:

...with ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN! Live in Berlin, circa 1983.  Your setlist includes: "Going Up," "With A Hip," "Gods Will Be Gods," "Show Of Strength," "Zimbo (All My Colours)," "The Cutter," "Rescue," "My White Devil," "Porcupine," "Crocodiles," "All That Jazz," "Back Of Love," "Heads Will Roll," "Heaven Up Here," "Over The Wall," "Do It Clean," "Villiers Terrace," "No Dark Things," and "A Promise."

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS stopped by the KEXP studio with a charged set of songs from their newest album.

TEGAN & SARA are advance streaming Heartthrob.

THE RUBY SUNS are advance streaming Christopher.

DUCKTAILS (a Real Estate side project) is advance streaming The Flower Lane.

AKRON/FAMILY drops "No-Run," seven minutes of raga rock ahead of Sub Verses.

THE MAMAS & PAPAS lip-synced "California Dreaming" really well o­n Hullaballoo, but not showing you the go-go dancers, who are worth the wait.

JEFF MANGUM: The Neutral Milk Hotel frontman's return is essayed by the Charleston City Paper. (Thx, LHB.)

THE WALKMEN: Hamilton Leithauser talks to Songwriters On Process.

YO LA TENGO: Ira Kaplan talks to Consequence of Sound about the band's biography, recording Fade, and eating in Chicago.

RILO KILEY: Jenny Lewis talks to BuzzFeed about those reunion rumors and what it was like scoring the film Very Good Girls, premiering at Sundance.

CUTOUT BIN:  From Pulp to Fats Domino, from Petra Haden to Dr. John, from Robyn Hitchcock to Otis Redding, plus Elvis Costello, David Bowie, Warren Zevon, The blasters and more -- this year's final fortuitous finds are streaming from the Pate page at the ol' HM.

NOW SHOWING: This weekend's wide releases include Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters; Parker; and Movie 43 The first two were screened for critics just last night; Movie 43 was not screened at all. Caveat Emptor.

MANTI TE'O tells Katie Couric he lied after discovering the dead girlfriend hoax. And he lied befrehand. But other than that, totally solid. He also released some voicemails supposedly from the fake girlfriend.

MILA KUNIS says she would love to star in the film version of Fifty Shades of Grey.

LINDSAY LOHAN's latest movie has been rejected by Sundance and SXSW.  Her new lawyer has never met her.

CHRISTIAN BALE talked Batman with an 8-year-old leukemia patient.

BEYONCE KNOWLES did sing to a backing track at the inaguration, a source confims to US Weekly.

MICHAEL BUBLE and Argentine actress Luisana Lopilato are expecting a child.

JJ ABRAMS will be helming the next Star Wars movie, according to Deadline."HAAAAAANNNNN!"

LIBYA: Western embassies warned their citizens to leave Benghazi over a "specific and imminent threat" in the city.

MALI: A group calling itself the Islamic Movement of Azawad (MIA) has split from Ansar Dine and offered to negotiate. Islamists hold Gao, Timbuktu, and Kidal as more African forces join the French military intervention. Belgium, Britain, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UAE are providing air transport for African and French soldiers in the country.

ALGERIA: An Algiers court postponed the trial of former al Qaeda emir Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who claimed the recent assault on the Id Amenas gas field.

IRAQ: An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed 42 Iraqis in an attack at a funeral in a mosque in Tuz Khurmatu. "Gunmen" killed an Awakening leader at his home in Samarra.

NIKITA THE KITTEN, in slow-motion.

ELEVEN LIVE OTTERS turned up in scanned baggage that someone had abandoned at the oversized luggage area of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

NYC's TOP DOGS: Small, unlicensed, and sometimes named Jeter... but more likely Max.

MORE THAN 15000 CROCS escaped from a reptile farm in South Africa.

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Bleeding Rainbow, Black Prairie, Erin McKeown, Dog vs Horse   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl

Karl

THE JOY FORMIDABLE drops "This Ladder Is Ours" on Fallon, and it rocks.

BLEEDING RAINBOW is advance streaming Yeah Right.

EX COPS are advance streaming True Hallucinations.

BLACK PRAIRIE, featuring three members of The Decemberists, plays a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR. 

ERIN McKEOWN talks digital rights, sports, and plays live at WNYC Soundcheck

JAKE BUGG: The charismatic 18-year-old singer-songwriter and his acoustic guitar hits America.

R.E.M.: "Losing My Religion," processed into a major key. (Thx, Sylvia.)

BIG STAR: Jody Stephens, Ardent Studios manager and drummer for Big Star, talks to World Cafe about recording with his now-deceased bandmates Alex Chilton, Chris Bell and Andy Hummel.

FIVE BANDS Who Pioneered Indie Rock. (Thx, Chromewaves.)

CONOR OBERST talks to Drowned In Sound about the the Desaparecidos' reunion and his forthcoming solo dates among a bunch of other things.

TRACEY THORN talks to The Observer about her new memooir, Bedsit Disco Queen.

LINDSAY LOHAN got dumped by her lawyer. And reportedly turned down the DWTS gig because her people fear putting her on live TV.

SHAKIRA and Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué welcome a baby boy.

KELLY OSBOURNE: Secretly engaged?

ARETHA FRANKLIN LOLed at the Beyonce lip-sync story.BTW, Mike Doughty makes the case that Beyonce sang live.

JESSICA SIMPSON's parents fight over 300 million bucks. Because 100 million was not enough for creepy ol' Joe.

GOOD GRIEF: The guy who voiced Charlie Brown in multiple Peanuts specials has been arrested in San Diego after authorities say he stalked someone.

BILL HADER reportedly will star in Paramount’s film reboot of “Baywatch,” the 1990s TV show starring David Hasselhoff as the leader of a team of lifeguards.

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: Could Marvel actually be seeking Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for this?

STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS -- A non-spoilery "What to expect."

NORTH KOREA's top military body warned Thursday that the regime is poised to conduct a nuclear test in response to UN punishment, and made clear that its long-range rockets are designed to carry not only satellites but also warheads aimed at striking the United States.

TUNISIA is "turning into a corridor for the passage of Libyan weapons to northern Mali," according to Pres. Marzouki.

FRANCE: A senior counterterrorism judge said the terrorist who masterminded the siege of the Id Amenas gas field "tried to recruit many French citizens in the past to make bomb attacks in France." The government has asked the US to provide refueling tankers as backup to support French warplanes in the Malian intervention. The foreign minister warned the Malian military to avoid human rights abuses.

DOG vs HORSE: Who you got?

SNAKE MASSAGES: No, with an actual snake. Get your mind out of the gutter.

HUNDREDS OF CHIMPS may be laid off by the National Insitutes of Health. Things are tough all over.

A DOLPHIN tangled in fishing line sought help from a diver in the waters of Hawaii.

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Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl

Karl

THE JOY FORMIDABLE drops "This Ladder Is Ours" on Fallon, and it rocks.

BLEEDING RAINBOW is advance streaming Yeah Right.

EX COPS are advance streaming True Hallucinations.

BLACK PRAIRIE, featuring three members of The Decemberists, plays a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR. 

ERIN McKEOWN talks digital rights, sports, and plays live at WNYC Soundcheck

JAKE BUGG: The charismatic 18-year-old singer-songwriter and his acoustic guitar hits America.

R.E.M.: "Losing My Religion," processed into a major key. (Thx, Sylvia.)

BIG STAR: Jody Stephens, Ardent Studios manager and drummer for Big Star, talks to World Cafe about recording with his now-deceased bandmates Alex Chilton, Chris Bell and Andy Hummel.

FIVE BANDS Who Pioneered Indie Rock. (Thx, Chromewaves.)

CONOR OBERST talks to Drowned In Sound about the the Desaparecidos' reunion and his forthcoming solo dates among a bunch of other things.

TRACEY THORN talks to The Observer about her new memooir, Bedsit Disco Queen.

LINDSAY LOHAN got dumped by her lawyer. And reportedly turned down the DWTS gig because her people fear putting her on live TV.

SHAKIRA and Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué welcome a baby boy.

KELLY OSBOURNE: Secretly engaged?

ARETHA FRANKLIN LOLed at the Beyonce lip-sync story.BTW, Mike Doughty makes the case that Beyonce sang live.

JESSICA SIMPSON's parents fight over 300 million bucks. Because 100 million was not enough for creepy ol' Joe.

GOOD GRIEF: The guy who voiced Charlie Brown in multiple Peanuts specials has been arrested in San Diego after authorities say he stalked someone.

BILL HADER reportedly will star in Paramount’s film reboot of “Baywatch,” the 1990s TV show starring David Hasselhoff as the leader of a team of lifeguards.

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: Could Marvel actually be seeking Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for this?

STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS -- A non-spoilery "What to expect."

NORTH KOREA's top military body warned Thursday that the regime is poised to conduct a nuclear test in response to UN punishment, and made clear that its long-range rockets are designed to carry not only satellites but also warheads aimed at striking the United States.

TUNISIA is "turning into a corridor for the passage of Libyan weapons to northern Mali," according to Pres. Marzouki.

FRANCE: A senior counterterrorism judge said the terrorist who masterminded the siege of the Id Amenas gas field "tried to recruit many French citizens in the past to make bomb attacks in France." The government has asked the US to provide refueling tankers as backup to support French warplanes in the Malian intervention. The foreign minister warned the Malian military to avoid human rights abuses.

DOG vs HORSE: Who you got?

SNAKE MASSAGES: No, with an actual snake. Get your mind out of the gutter.

HUNDREDS OF CHIMPS may be laid off by the National Insitutes of Health. Things are tough all over.

A DOLPHIN tangled in fishing line sought help from a diver in the waters of Hawaii.

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Calexico, Local Natives, Adam & Binki, Prince, Chihuahuas   Printer-friendly page   Send this story to someone
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl

Karl

MY MORNING JACKET covered Springsteen's "Hungry Heart" on New Year’s Eve on Boston; it surfaces here with a soundboard audio track.

CALEXICO stopped by Morning Becomes Eclectic for a session.

LOCAL NATIVES stopped by Apogee Berkeley St. Studios in front of a live audience for a Morning Becomes Eclectic session.

ADAM & BINKI are streaming their self-titled debut album (he's from Moldy Peaches, she's from Little Joy), which The Current likens to the classic Lee Hazelwood and Nancy Sinatra pairing.

GOLD PANDA is advance streaming the Trust EP.

PRINCE introduces a new band and a rocking sound on "Screwdriver."

DAVENDRA BANHART drops "Never Seen Such Good Things" ahead of Mala.

HUSKER DU streams the rare, less-hardcore single version of "Statues" ahead of a Record Store Day pressing.

THE DEL LORDS extend "How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live?" Circa 1990.

YO LA TENGO: Ira Kaplan talks to Interview about recording in Chicago, Hurricane Sandy, and what he's listenting to these days.

RICHARD THOMPSON talks to Folk Radio UK about his upcoming album and tour, humor, his kids, and more.... (Thx, Jon Hahn.)

DAVID BOWIE: Decade to Decade.

THE 15 ZZ TOP ALBUMS, Ranked in Order of the Band's Total Facial Hair. (Thx, Jon Hahn.)

LINDSAY LOHAN rejected a big payday on “Dancing with the Stars”, because she doesn't want to do reality TV.  However, she has no problem publishing an intimate photo of herself with Max George on the internet.

BEYONCE KNOWLES lip-synced the Star-Spangled Banner at Pres. Obama's inauguration. Le scandale, although they've been doing it for the Super Bowl since Whitney Houston at least. Kelly Clarkson gloats.

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is now going to the media in yet another attempt to save his marriage.

CHRIS BROWN was SWATted. Brown may be scuzzy, but one of these "pranks" is going to kill someone.

SHERYL CROW knew about Lance Armstrong's doping cover-up?

DANIEL RADCLIFFE talks to Esquire about his post-Potter project, which involves murder, history, gay sex, and literary royality.

DOMINIC MONAGHAN: The fmr  Lost star (and Hobbit) talks sleeping in brothels and facing down vipers.

ALGERIA: The American Interest has some interesting backstory to the hostage incident there.

MALI: The US began airlifting French troops to Bamako.

EGYPT: A coalition of opposition groups is forging a common electoral platform as it seeks to capitalize on setbacks for Islamists who have dominated the country's politics since an Arab Spring uprising.

PAKISTAN: MIT-educated Pakistani nuclear scientist Pervez Hoodbhoy writes that Pakistani army insiders in collusion with an external Islamic group could be plotting to appropriate nuclear assets, unknown to authorities entrusted with protecting these.

CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES enjoy a snow day.

LEMURS ON THE LOOSE, causing havoc in North Miami Beach.

GETAWAY DONKEY ruins a robbery.

AN ANCIENT SEA ANIMAL that looked like a flower had its anus right next to its mouth, a new fossil study finds.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 08:00 AM
Posted by: Karl

Karl

DIVINE FITS drop a video for "My Love Is Real."

NEW RELEASES from Ra Ra Riot, Bad Religion, Pogues, Parson Redheads and more are streaming this week at Spinner.

BEACH HOUSE sent an exclusive live session to The Current.

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE stopped by WTMD for a Sunny Side Up session.

THE LAST BISON stopped by World Cafe for a chat and mini-set. 

R.E.M., playing "Radio Free Europe" and "So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)" for their network TV debut ... and Twofer Tuesday.

AC NEWMAN talks to PopMatters about going his own way and blending in to the band, about wanting to write complex music through using simplicity, and about his good fortune in being an introvert who makes his living on a stage in front of people.

CALEXICO: Joey Burns talks to the L.A. Music Blog about the band's lusher new LP, and bringing the Calexico sound to other artists. (Thx, LHB.)

TEGAN & SARA talk to The Guardian about their "unrecognizable" new direction.

BECK's 10 BEST SONGS, according to Stereogum.

TAYLOR SWIFT, after writing numerous angry breakup songs, is getting chapped over all the public mockery and jokes made about her love life.

MANTI TE'O will do his first post-hoax on-camera interview with the hard-hitting Katie Couric.

DANIEL RADCLIFFE was... wait for it... caught canoodling with his Your Darlings costar Erin Darke at the Sundance Film Festival.

SELENA GOMEZ & JUSTIN BIEBER have both added Justin Timberlake's scorned lover's anthem "Cry Me a River" to their set lists.

BILL MURRAY reads poetry at a construction site. In a hard hat.

VIOLENT HOLLYWOOD and the Death of Creativity.

THE BATMOBILE sold at auction for 4.6 million, tying the 2010 record set by the Aston Martin DB5 driven by Sean Connery in "Goldfinger."

ALGERIA: Two additional Americans were killed in last week's hostage standoff at a natural gas complex in Algeria, bringing the final US death toll to three. The US had rejected an offer to swap hostages for two terrorists held in US prisons, "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdel Rahman and "Lady al Qaeda" Aafia Siddiqui.

MALI: French warplanes bombed Islamist camps around Timbuktu and Gao. French Foreign Minister Le Drian said the French-Malian force is seeking "total reconquest" of Mali.

IRAQ: Recent statements by al Qaeda and its historical enemies in the Sunni tribal Awakening movement reflect each group's attempts to assert its interests amidst the deepening sectarian political crisis between Sunni Arab parties and the Shia-dominated central government headed by Iraqi Prime Minister al-Maliki.

A HORSE engineers his escape from the stable.

NOBODY KNOWS how it happened: an indoor housecat who got lost on a family excursion managing, after two months and about 200 miles, to return to her hometown.

DOG MOUTHS may not be as clean as conventional wisdom has them.

A CONFUSED DEER has joined a flock of sheep.

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