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by Tyler Gould

16 Nov 2009


Wetdog
Frauhaus!
(Angular)
Releasing: 30 November

Angular guitar riffs. Angular guitar riffs. Angular guitar riffs. Any consumer of music criticism will know that there is surely no other way to describe this kind of song. It’s only fitting that Angular Records is putting out this album, which you can pre-order now, if it pleases you.

SONG LIST
01 Lower Leg
02 Trehorne Beach Song
03 Tidy Up Your Bedroom
04 Trees Fall
05 That Man Delivers Papers
06 Night Comes Down
07 Ethiopia
08 Wymmin’s Final
09 Fist Face
10 Snapper
11 Round Vox
12 Long Long Time To Go
13 Waiting List (intro)
14 New Year

by Tyler Gould

16 Nov 2009


Pink Skull put together a groove and a half here with “Ritualistic Bug Use”. This particular jam comes from Endless Bummer, which you can buy as an LP with a digital download of the full album plus some bonus tracks.

by Allison Taich

16 Nov 2009


The Beatles on Record will premiere in the U.S. Wednesday 25 November 10PM ET/PT on the History Channel. The documentary was originally released by the BBC in September and it covers the Beatles’ musical and creative journey from Please Please Me through Abbey Road. The Beatles on Record was narrated by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Sir George Martin and directed by Bob Smeaton, director of the Beatles’ Anthology series and creator of the mini-documentaries for the Beatles’ 2009 re-mastered albums.

by Eleanore Catolico

16 Nov 2009


Listen to Solange covering the Dirty Projectors’ definitive track, “Stillness Is the Move”, from the lauded Bitte Orca. Solange’s version is more mellow than the band’s signature herky-jerky rhythm, but it’s still a respectable nod to Dirty Projectors’ awesome-beyond-awesomeness in 2009.

And the original…

by Tyler Gould

15 Nov 2009


Morningbell
Sincerely, Severely
(Orange)
Releasing: 1 December

We thought Through the Belly of the Sea had a boatload of promise. See for yourself by buying some MP3s, streaming the album, or buying the disc when it comes out next month.

SONG LIST
01 Let’s Not Lose Our Heads
02 Marching Off To War
03 Hello, Dali
04 Soul Ma’am
05 Dancing In The Jaws Of A Lion
06 Stay In The Garden
07 The Blue Whale And The Fly
08 Sincerely, Severely
09 King Mango Strut
10 Pictures Of The Sun
11 Good Morning, I’m Here
12 Oh, Return
13 Shoot It Down
14 It Was All Mondays

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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