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Monday, Nov 30, 2009

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists dispel rumors that Sully Sullenberger is the Highlander with “Even Heroes Have to Die” from their upcoming album, The Brutalist Bricks, which we’ll get a look at in March of the new year. This song and “One Polaroid a Day” are enough to get you in a Ted Leo mood, all digging up his back catalog and throwing it on repeat all day.


Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Even Heroes Have to Die [MP3]
     



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Monday, Nov 30, 2009
1. Jay-Z - “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)”

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Monday, Nov 30, 2009

Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh joined forces with John Kadlecik (Dark Star Orchestra), Joe Russo (Benevento/Russo Duo), Jay Lane (RatDog), and Jeff Chimenti (RatDog, The Dead) to create the next chapter in Grateful Dead history. The band unleashed their craft at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California this past September. After much hype and anticipation the band is finally hitting the road, playing limited cities across the U.S. Stream some music over at their site, and check out the tour dates after the jump.


 


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Wednesday, Nov 25, 2009

I get the feeling that if it weren’t for music videos, we’d be really dry on chances to see any beautiful 2-D animation. Scott Marvel directed and illustrated this clip for Headlights’ “Love Song for Buddy”, from their recent Wildlife, and the color palette alone is commendable. I’ll commend it right now if I have to.



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Wednesday, Nov 25, 2009

Final Fantasy
Heartland
(Domino)
Releasing: 12 January


Owen Pallett’s first album since He Poos Clouds in 2006 is a concept album about a farmer named Lewis, who, if you’ll notice the track list, takes off his shirt at some point. Pallett has been jumping around the world to record Heartland, spending time in Reykjavik to lay down some tracks and Prague to record the Czech Symphony. He still has a couple dates left on his U.S. tour with the Mountain Goats (dates after the jump), and recently stopped by IFC’s Dinner With the Band to perform “Keep the Dog Quiet” and eat some lamb.


SONG LIST
01 Midnight Directives
02 Keep The Dog Quiet
03 Mount Alpentine
04 Red Sun No. 5
05 Lewis Takes Action
06 The Great Elsewhere
07 Oh Heartland, Up Yours!
08 Lewis Takes Off His Shirt
09 Flare Gun
10 E Is For Estranged
11 Tryst With Mephistopheles
12 What Do You Think Will Happen Now?



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