Friday, September 30, 2005
Nothing Is Sound
Relevant Magazine provides what is perhaps the most accurate CD review ever, about Switchfoot's Nothing Is Sound
. Check it out here.
8:59 a.m. *
Thursday, September 29, 2005
These Hands were made for playing
If you're in Saskatoon tomorrow make sure to catch These Hands, one of the provinces most exciting indie artists, at Cafe Vivant - 510 33rd St W. The show starts at around 7.30 and admission is free. But don't tell anyone. It's a secret. Just kidding, tell everyone. EVERYONE. You can hear a few songs at www.myspace.com/thesehands.
3:51 p.m. *
They're only chasing success
If you're in and around the Saskatoon metropolitan area, make sure to pick up a copy of this week's Sheaf, which contains a great spread in the B section featuring some great photography from The Used/Alexisonfire/Underoath concert by Liam Richards as well as a story on Underoath by BBV's Derek Turner. Just thought you should know.
12:55 a.m. *
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
90,000 downloads Break World Records
Thanks to brand new songs from Radiohead and Coldplay, not to mention a barrage of other amazing artists, the latest charity CD release by the War Child organization has become the fastest selling download album of all time. Help: A Day In The Life was recorded and mastered in 24-hours and features one of the most incredible line ups in the history of recorded sound.
6:02 p.m. *
Minus the Bear plus The City On Film equals success
Polyvinyl Records are releasing a split 7-inch on Oct. 11 between two amazing bands: Minus The Bear and The City On Film. There's more information at PolyvinylRecords.com and you can test the waters at Minus The Bear's PureVolume site.
- Radiohead 'I Want None Of This'
- The Coral 'It Was Nothing'
- The Zutons 'Hello Conscience'
- Elbow 'Snowball'
- The Magic Numbers 'Gone Are the Days'
- Maximo Park 'Wasteland'
- The Go! Team 'Phantom Broadcast'
- Emmanuel Jal 'Gua'
- Keane and Faultline 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'
- Kaiser Chiefs 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine'
- Bloc Party 'The Present'
- Hard-Fi 'Help Me Please'
- Belle & Sebastian 'The Eighth Station of the Cross Kebab House'
- Tinariwen 'Cler Achel'
- George And Antony ft. Boy George 'Happy Xmas (War is Over)'
- Gorillaz 'Hong Kong'
- Babyshambles 'Bollywood To Battersea'
- Manic Street Preachers 'Leviathan'
- Razorlight 'Kirby's House'
- Damien Rice 'Crosseyed Bear'
- Mylo 'Mars Needs Women'
- Coldplay 'How You See The World (No. 2)'
The monies raised by Help: A Day in the Life
will enable War Child
to provide both material and psychological support and rehabilitation to children on the edge of conflict and post-conflict societies through innovative projects across the world.
And for those not so technologically minded, the album is now available as a physical CD through recoed label, Independiente.
For more information visit the War Child site by simply by clicking HERE.
3:21 p.m. *
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
The Alternative Press website gave a shout out to Bring Back Vinyl's own Jordan Kurtz, in regards to the new Project 86 record. Check it out near the top of the page HERE.
8:43 p.m. *
Updates For Sleep
On November 15th, Armor For Sleep releases their DVD called A Comprehensive Guide to Touring through Equal Vision Records.
The percussion group at Minnetonka High School in Minneapolis rehearsed for two months and can now play two tracks from DJ Shadow's Endtroducing. Click the link to see them play 'Building Steam with a Grain of Salt' and 'Changeling'.
Planes Mistaken for Stars have offically signed to Abacus Recordings. The album is due out June 6th, 2006. Another New Thrice song! Another new Thrice song! Hit their MySpace page to hear it.
8:19 p.m. *
Death Cab For Conan
Make sure not to miss the inevitable Death Cab For Cutie tonight on Late Nite with Conan O'Brien.
3:24 p.m. *
New FUGEES Record???
MTV News reports that Lauryn Hill, Pras, and Wyclef Jean have been working on their new album for two months and now the first fruits of their labour have leaked to the internet. A small clip of the new single "Take It Easy" can be heard at www.thefugees.com. The Fugees long, LONG awaited new record could hit stores on December 27th. The album is still untitled and so far, there are no reports of who the group have been working with on the production side. The hip-hop supergroup first reunited at Dave Chappelle's Block Party, which took place in Brooklyn last summer and featured performances by Kanye West, Black Star, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott and Dead Prez.
3:13 p.m. *
Together again for the first time...
Check out this very necessary Lyrics Born/U2 smash up. So necessary.
3:07 p.m. *
Monday, September 26, 2005
Make sure to catch The Like Wednesday night on Last Call with Carson Daly. We recommend skipping the monologue or "yawn-o-logue" as it's also known.Also, Queens Of The Stone Age. This coming Friday. Jimmy Kimmel Live. We wouldn't recommend Kimmel unless it was going to be good. Be there AND be square.And if you're still up for it, make sure to stay up on Saturday to see what should be a great episode of SNL. First time host Steve Carell will be joined by musical guest Kanye West.
6:40 a.m. *
In A Coma
Check out Taylor Summach's review of the new Matthew Good record in the "Reviews" section.
6:34 a.m. *