Monthly Archives: August 2008

FELICE BROTHERS NEWS

by rory clark The Felice Brothers continue their rise to success with a fall tour kicking off on September 4th in Burlington, Vermont. Having dominated the festival circuit this Summer, their tour takes them through over 25 states with the likes of A.A. Bondy and Deer Tick. Anyone who has seen them live is an [...]

THE FIRST DATE BREAK-UP

by tiddlywink Let me ask you a question. Is there really, I mean really, a good way to end a not so good date? You go out, you have an eh time, and then you say the inevitable: “Well, had a great night. Let’s talk soon!” God, I wish I had the f’ing cojones to [...]

JOSH ROUSE ANTHOLOGY 9/9

by mondo Rhino Records is releasing a 32-track Josh Rouse anthology on September 9th. The record features songs from his seven years with the Rykodisc label before it was acquired by Warner Music in ’06. The collection also includes seven unreleased demos and outtakes. If you’re unfamiliar, Rouse blends a Midwest song style with intelligent [...]

THE POOL PARTIES DRY UP

by kevin diamond For the last two weeks, the world has sat riveted, glued to their television sets, as the nations of the earth competed against each other in events such as Swimming, Running, Throwing Things, Playin’ Some B-Ball Outside Of The School, Riding Horsies, and Throwing Other Things, Only, These Things Are Sharp. This [...]

RED BASKET

by pelly Something great just happened. As I walked home from the market with a bag of limes, I saw a broken red basket with some paper back books and some scratched up cd’s in the grass. I grabbed a disc marked in sharpie with the words: lions mix. At home I discovered that it [...]

PHILLY’S CONCERTS IN THE PARK

by phil miller I know it’s already Tuesday, but I wanted to give a warning and also apologize for not covering this sooner. Philadelphia Weekly’s Concerts in the Park series continues this Wednesday night and features indie retro/dance band Jotto and Bitter Bitter Weeks. I have not seen Jotto live yet, but they’ve been building [...]

NEW MATT & KIM

by compartment glove Infectiously fun duo Matt and Kim dropped a new single. Check out the track off their upcoming album Grand. You can see Matt’s letter to Rcrdlbl.com slash myspace blog after the jump. Here’s a link to the jam to stream or download.

QC ALBUM REVIEW: DAVID BYRNE/BRIAN ENO

by kevin diamond David Byrne is one of the longest-lasting loves of my music fan-boy life. He was the leader of one of my favorite bands of all time (Talking Heads), he wrote my favorite song (“This Must Be The Place”), starred in my favorite concert film (Stop Making Sense), wrote AND directed my favorite [...]

CAPAREZZA WILL BRING YOU BACK FROM THE DEAD

by kevin diamond This song, by Italian rap-rock artist Caparezza, was playing 24/7 on MTV when I was in Italy. The hook-laden chorus and the entertaining video ensured the song would remain stuck in my head like gum in hair. VIENI A BALLARE IN PUGLIA BY CAPAREZZA: Though I don’t speak Italian, I’ve been able [...]

BJORK VS. PRESS XXVI

by pt On 8/22, Bjork responded to credits claims by the Icelandic newspaper the Grapevine. She sites incorrect credit attributions to sexism in the media industry and loose sources. Vespertine (one of the most beautiful albums of all time), is one of the chief victims of the mis-crediting Bjork speaks of. Check out her letter [...]