Monthly Archives: June 2008

MP3 OF THE DAY: WEDNESDAY 6/26

by christos I found this a LONG time ago. Turns out it was just a demo and the band has re-recorded it. It’s really beautiful and tender and honest. i hope you all find some time this weekend to get lost. plant something. a real plant. an idea. a kiss. DO IT. “i lose track [...]

GIRL TALK FEEDS US

by eliana Had my first listen to Girl Talk aka Gregg Gillis’ new album Feed the Animals today, and I feel happy. I’ve been a big fan ever since I first heard the Pixie’s Where Is My Mind and Weezer’s Say It Ain’t So in the same song (Night Ripper’s Too Deep.) Unescapable ass-shaking abounded. [...]

COLD WAR KIDS’ SECOND, DUE IN FALL

by phil miller (photo by QC) Seems like everyone is putting something out in 2008. Southern California’s Cold War Kids just announced they will release their heavily anticipated sophomore album this September. The album is still without a title, but the band has been hitting the studio hard for the follow up to 2006’s Robbers [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY – THURSDAY 6/26

by christos The way this song swells and soars is a dream! I think this track in particular is alot more mellow than most of Malajube‘s stuff off of “Trompe-L’oeil” and I’m secretly curious to see them explore this side of their sound. Enjoy and oh, it’s french. ÉTIENNE D’AOUT BY MALAJUBE:

KANYE REACTS TO BONNAROO DISASTER

by @lex As we reported on QuietColor last Saturday, the Kanye West middle-of-the-night performance at Bonnaroo turned out to be a mini disastro. Well, Kanye pretty much lost his shit in response to all the criticism. Check out homeboy’s blog rant:

THE NOTWIST – THE DEVIL YOU AND ME

by thesis j The Notwist have been making music in Germany since 1989. Last week they released their 6th album, The Devil, You, and Me (Domino Records, Jun. 17, 2008), their first release since Neon Gold in 2002. The delay between albums may be partially explained by the formation of 13 and God, a collaboration [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY: WEDNESDAY 6/25

by christos This is what good pop music sounds like! I had forgotten… and I am sure a lot of you have as well. This guy is kinda sweet as hell. His album is called Lucky Boy – when asked why, he explains how lucky he is to have his parents and his wife. All [...]

SMASHING PUMPKINS TO ISSUE GISH BOX SET

by phil miller The Smashing Pumpkins will release a box set of their 1991 debut album, Gish. The band has not issued a release date or information on what material outside the original album will be included. However, a posting on the band’s website did confirm the release will coincide with a full on Gish [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY: TUESDAY 6/24

by christos (photo by chris anderson) this song is many things… First, i feel like (and i never thought i’d be saying this,) but to me it’s almost as if it’s alternative workout music – which fuck, I NEED LIKE WHOA. It’s a summer jam – its dirty – but above all it has a [...]

PLANET HOME

by libby hemming Life is round…