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August 31, 2008

Beginning today, I’m beefing up the links that I include in each post to give a bit more insight into each artist/album and some more choice in clickage.  Let me know what you think!

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The Walkmen – In the New Year

August 31, 2008

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From:  You & Me (Gigantic, 2008)

Buy:  Amazon | Insound | Emusic

Learn:  Wikipedia | Allmusic

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Social:  MySpace | Last.fm


Music Stuff Round-Up: 8.24-8.30

August 30, 2008

Barenaked Ladies‘ Ed Robertson survived a small plane crash on Sunday: Read

To celebrate their 20th anniversary Merge Records will release a series of compilations titled SCORE!, each curated by a different artistic type.  Curators announced include Peter Buck, David Byrne, Amy Poehler and Jonathan Lethem: Read

Dr. Dre‘s 20 year old son, Andre Young, Jr., was found dead in his home on Saturday: Read

Be Your Own Pet played their final show in London on Tuesday: Read

Rufus Wainwright has dropped his plans to compose a piece for the Metropolitan Opera: Read

Steve Foley, who drummed with The Replacements during their final year as a band, died at the age of 49: Read

The full line-up for this year’s All Tomorrow’s Parties festival has been announced: Read

The blogger who posted leaked tracks from Guns N’ Roses’ Chinese Democracy has been arrested: Read


Françoise Hardy – L’anamour

August 30, 2008

From: Comment Te Dire Adieu (Virgin, 1968)

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Marching Band – Special Treatment

August 29, 2008

From: Spark Large (U&L Records, 2008)

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Incredible Bongo Band – Apache

August 28, 2008

From: Bongo Rock (Pride, 1973)

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Acid – Hipguard

August 27, 2008

From: The In-Kraut, Vol. 3 (Marina, 2008)

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