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by Katharine Wray

11 Nov 2009


Backyard Tire Fire
Good To Be
(Kelsey Street Records)
Releasing: 16 February 2010

Backyard Tire Fire release Good To Be next year on their own label, Kelsey Street Records. This album is full of optimistic rock and roll—with an emphasis on roll. 

SONG LIST
01 Road Song #39
02 Ready or Not
03 Learning to Swim
04 Brady
05 Food for Thought
06 Estelle
07 Hell & Back
08 Good to be
09 A Thousand Gigs Ago
10 Piss & Moan
11 Once Upon a Time

by Tyler Gould

11 Nov 2009


Keeping the Beatle fest going with a selection of videos from With The Beatles.

“Please Mr. Postman”

“Till There Was You”

by Tyler Gould

11 Nov 2009


The inauspicious beginning of “Real Live Flesh”, from Merrill Garbus’ BiRd-BrAiNs is timid and thin, but makes perfect sense on a second listen, if only because the first time around it’s impossible to know the soulful voice waiting a few minutes around the corner.

 

by Tyler Gould

11 Nov 2009


The video is mislabeled as “Fire Dance”, which would have been a perfectly appropriate title, but the glitzy song is actually “Fire Night” from Lights’ (from Brooklyn, not Toronto) latest album, Rites.

by Katharine Wray

11 Nov 2009


The Bodies Obtained have released three MP3s from their latest album,Dead Plans. These tracks offer a lot of sound and not very much song, but there is something curious about the sparse sonic landscape this Detroit band creates.

The Bodies Obtained
The Death From Above [MP3]
     

Baby It’s Not a Sin [MP3]
     

She Wants What She Wants [MP3]
     

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Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "That's Entertainment"

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""That's Entertainment", the seventh track of Silkworm's seventh album, features a devilish Lothario and guitar solos straight from heaven.

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