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Saturday, December 17, 2005

Now I've Seen Everything

Solid State Record superheroes Norma Jean have been thrown the curviest of curve balls. The band has been nominated for a Grammy Award. Say what? Their latest (and incredibly successful album) O God, The Aftermath was nominated for best Album Art/Packaging. If you haven't yet seen the artwork in question, check it out HERE.

Courtesy of - Despite having just released a collaborative effort with Iron & Wine, Calexico will be releasing a full-length album on April 11th entitled Garden Ruin. The disc reportedly plays down the Southwestern element of the band and plays up more pop sensibilities, their improvistational skills, and even tosses in a bit of a political slant.

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Monday, December 12, 2005

Sorry about the lack of posts lately, we're working hard on an end of the year Best Of list. So check back for that.

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