Monthly Archives: September 2008

CAT POWER: NEW EP OUT DEC. 9

by mikey k. Cat Power’s new EP is officially titled Dark End of The Street and will be out December 9th. It will be released in digital format as well as a 10” EP in gatefold sleeve. The EP was originally going to be called Sun but this record has been discussed for two years [...]

GIVE ART 4 GALVESTON RELIEF

by qc No death outweighs another in importance but it’s appropriate to acknowledge it when we can. Spending some time in Texas reminded me of how devastating hurricane Ike was to numerous cities in the Gulf, especially Galveston. Many of the deaths occurred after the storm due to falling trees and carbon monoxide poisoning due [...]

WOODHANDS VIDEO BY ASIF MIAN

video by asif mian for paper bag records: Check out Asif Mian’s intricate video for the Woodhands song “I Wasn’t Made For Fighting.” On Motionographer.com Asif details the production process and theme of the piece. He notes that “taking inspiration from the lyrics ”one more time” from the chorus of the song, the idea became [...]

THE LEGENDS ARE SECONDS AWAY

by vin diamo If My Bloody Valentine swallowed Peter, Bjorn and John, it might sound something like this. Swedish popster Johan AKA The Legends sent us this little gem. Burried in an avalanche of feedback and distortion is a pretty ditty, aparently about ‘the wonders of Tryptizol‘. That’s an anti-depressent, for all you well-adjusted people [...]

CARIBOU WINS POLARIS

by kevin diamond The Polaris prize: it’s like the Mercury prize for canucks. And who’s more deserving of canuck-of-the-year than The Artist Formally Known As Manitoba himself, Caribou. His psychedelic electronica album won the honors and the 20,000 dollars over bands like Stars, Plants and Animals, Holy Fuck and Black Mountain. We here at Quiet [...]

THE KNUX: REMIND ME IN 3 DAYS

by lolo brown Al and Krispy Millio are brothers separated by two years. Together they hope to separate themselves from generic hip-hop when their new album drops on October 28th. They call themselves The Knux and the disc is titled Remind Me in 3 Days set for release on Interscope Records. It’s an interesting sound born out of [...]

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: DAY 3

by zander (s) Alright so we’ll shut up about Austin for a while after we get through this one last ACL post. I feel battered after 3 toxic days of music, consumption, and connections. Not to mention the fact that reality bites and I’m back stuck in the middle. I finally made it to my [...]

TITUS ANDRONICUS WAKE UP DRUNK AT DAYTROTTER

by kevin diamond I won’t stop posting about these guys ’til all y’all are converts. Titus Andronicus brought the sloppy rock and roll to daytrotter, including this fantastic cover of Spider Bag‘s “Waking Up Drunk.” Whether you spent your weekend partying it up in the Austin City Limits media tent, or getting drunk off Hennessy [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 14 (SEP 21-27)

by bmac Crappy weather this weekend but I still managed to have a lot of fun. Hope you fools did too. I’d love to tell you that this week is going to be all sunshine, but I just checked the forecast and it looks like tomorrow may be the only day it doesn’t rain. Make [...]

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: DAY 2

by zander(s) Day 2. A late start. We got to the media tent – by the way, we must mention all of the awesomeness involved with the media tent. Not only does it function as a place of solitude and rest away from the masses, they also comp you sick drinks, delicious barbecue, and of [...]