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by Tyler Gould

2 Nov 2009


“Dikembe Mutombo” is from Woodsman’s latest, Collages, out now digitally on Mexican Summer. This song is fairly raucous, and the connection to Mutombo is tenuous, but sometimes it’s hard to tell with instrumental music. It’s entirely possible he laid down some guitar on this track. I don’t know if we’ll ever find the truth.

Woodsman
Dikembe Mutombo [MP3]
     

by Katharine Wray

2 Nov 2009


Tim Burton’s highly anticipated interpretation of the Lewis Carrol/Disney classic promises to deliver with a clever mix of live action and computer animation. Disney’s animated classic entertains, but undershoots the creepy, ominous tone found in the book. We posted a teaser last month; here’s a trailer.

by Faye Rasmussen

2 Nov 2009


October 1984 marked the release of U2’s fourth album, The Unforgettable Fire. To honor its 25-year-anniversary, the band has re-released the famous album, remastered by the Edge, along with rarely before-seen video footage.  Check the video below to see Bono speak for a bit on the recording process of the album.

by Tyler Gould

2 Nov 2009


Retribution Gospel Choir
2
(Sub Pop)
Releasing: 26 January

This is the second album from Low guitarist Alan Sparhawk’s peppier, poppier other band. Stream versions of “Electric Guitar” and “White Wolf” over at the Retribution Gospel Choir MySpace.

SONG LIST
01 Hide It Away
02 Your Bird
03 ‘68 Comeback
04 Workin’ Hard
05 Poor Man’s Daughter
06 White Wolf
07 The Last of the Blue Dream
09 Something’s Going to Break
10 Electric Guitar
11 Bless Us All

by Katharine Wray

30 Oct 2009


Happy Halloween! LA-based band Sea Wolf just put out a campy, romantic video for “Wicked Blood”, and to round out the theme of the season, Sea Wolf will be contributing to a Twilight: New Moon event on November 6 at the Hollywood & Highland complex in LA with Death Cab For Cutie, Anya Marina, and Band of Skulls.

 

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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