Homeboys Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are throwing their hype behind an awesome cause: The Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls. The Camp, which will hold its third session this summer, teaches girls aged 8-18 not only how to play rock music, but how to make zines, promote themselves, and kick ass. It’s an all-volunteer […]
Archives for January 2007
Sound of Silver due March 20 Sounds like a good plan to us: [via Pitchfork] According to the LCD deacon [James Murphy], the soundtrack to the Beyonce-boasting, Golden Globe-winning musical Dreamgirls moved 60064 units last week and held on to the number one Billboard spot…. “straight up, if everyone who bought the first record bought […]
um…. just check it out, and be sure to listen to his tunes and watch his YouTube video. Hat Tip Lindsayism.
This is hilarious:
This looks much more hilarious than the retarded Spade/Farley movie.
With their new record, Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?, due to be released in February, Of Montreal is hitting the road to begin touring. If you’ve never seen them perform, we highly recommend checking them out: 03-09 New York, NY – Irving Plaza 03-10 New York, NY – Irving Plaza Here’s a hilarious B-side […]
From The Associated Press The Defense Department’s rules for upcoming detainee trials would allow terrorism suspects to be convicted and perhaps executed using hearsay evidence and some coerced testimony. The rules are fair, said the department, which released them Thursday in a manual for the expected trials. However, they could spark a fresh confrontation between […]
Mexican guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela have just announced a show at the Bowery Ballroom March 21st. You can pick up tickets here. If you’re not familiar, check out this amazing performance on Letterman. [Hat Tip BrooklynVegan]
The Apples In Stereo’s new record, New Magnetic Wonder, isn’t slotted for release until February 6, but we lucked into an advance copy and have been enjoying it immensely. Pitchfork has called it a “little too feel-good” but we’re not sure that’s possible. Check out “Energy,” our favorite single of 2007 thus far. Download “Energy” […]
De La Soul: 3 Feet High and Rising (press kit) From So Much Silence Fumbling around Google the other night while pretending to do some ‚”research,” I came across this amazing piece of hip-hop history via YouTube. It’s a video press kit (about seven minutes in length) for De La Soul’s seminal debut 3 Feet […]