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by Faye Rasmussen

20 Oct 2009

Last Wednesday, the ubiquitous Phoenix continued to make the rounds by appearing on Last Call with Carson Daly. The band pulled out the fan favorite “1901”, which was not only played on Conan and Craig Ferguson, but it’s also the background music for the newest Cadillac commercials. 

This clip not only provides great live footage of the band at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, but it has a short documentary on the band, giving fans and new listeners background on Phoenix and their newest release, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.

by Tyler Gould

19 Oct 2009

The Flaming Lips stopped by KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic last Friday and performed a bunch of songs from their latest, Embryonic, as well as a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Eclipse”, because they’ll be covering Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety with Star Death and White Dwarfs.

by Tyler Gould

19 Oct 2009

Here are the Big Pink, live, on something called “French TV”, with two from their latest, A Brief History of Love.

by Tyler Gould

19 Oct 2009

This video could have taken all of twenty minutes to film, but everyone looks to be enjoying themselves. It’d be hard not to, the song being of the infectious sort that you sing in your head with made-up lyrics for days before you learn the real ones. “When We Swam” is from Know Better Learn Faster.

by Alan Ranta

19 Oct 2009

Say Goodbye to Useless
Releasing: 23 February

“Peanut Butter & Patience”, the first single from Deru’s third full-length release, is a doozy, contrasting sharp percussion with creepy, ambient electronic sounds. It belongs on a Samurai Champloo soundtrack. Say Goodbye to Useless is going to blow up 2010. Watch for it when it drops on February 23rd.

01 I Would Like
02 I Want
03 Peanut Butter & Patience
04 Hello
05 Basically, Fuck You
06 Walk
07 Fadeaway
08 Days, Then…
09 What Happens When You Ask
10 Cottonmouth Lothario
11 Goodbye

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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