Mixed Media

November 2009

Elvis Costello - “High Fidelity” (Live on Fallon) (video)

The Roots joined Elvis Costello for a performance of Get Happy! on Fallon, where he was promoting the second season of the Sundance Channel’s


The Illustrious 2009 American Music Awards (video)

The American Music Awards were last night, giving the most popular acts in the country and the suits that made them a venue on which


Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West (video collection)

Twelve years ago this week: future platinum-selling Modest Mouse released their second full-length album, The Lonesome Crowded West, one of the best albums of the ‘9


The Complete Miles Davis Columbia Collection (stream)

In celebration of Miles Davis’ 30 plus year stint with Columbia Records, Columbia/Legacy present Miles Davis: The Complete Columbia Album Collection. Exclusive to Amazon.com,


Savath y Savalas - The Predicate (Dub Version) (new album / MP3)

Savath y Savalas The Predicate (Dub Version) (Stones Throw) Releasing: January [CD] Now [digital] The Predicate (Dub Version) is a Guillermo Scott Herren (Prefuse 73) remix


Eels - “Little Bird” (video / MP3)

If there was a checklist for Eels archetypes, “Little Bird”, the first track to see the light of day from the band’s forthcoming LP


Ólöf Arnalds - “Englar og dárar” (MP3)

This song won me over in about 3 seconds with its springy guitar, and though some might find Olof Arnalds’ oohing a little too bold, a


Analog Singing Skull: Cassette Tape Skeletons

DesignBoom profiles artist Brian Dettmer who makes (via mysterious process) detailed skeleton scultpures with old cassettes: “Here was this thing that used to live, its


The World Is Going GAGA! (videos)

On Saturday night in LA, pop sensation Lady Gaga performed at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s 30th Anniversary Gala. She performed the new ballad “


Beach House - Teen Dream (new album / MP3)

Beach House Teen Dream (Sub Pop) Releasing: 26 January From their self-titled debut LP to 2008’s tragic Devotion, Victoria Legrand and Alex Scully have kept traction


October 2009

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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