I’m sure you’ve heard “Slight Figure of Speech”, the latest single from the Avett Brothers, but have you seen the official video? Catch it now on Funny or Die, featuring The American Budget Network (TAB).
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Dream Get Together
Releasing: January 26
I couldn’t remember a single note from “Careful With That Hat” after I listened to it once through, but when there are a gaggle of people in your band and your most salient characteristic is guitar fuzz, that sort of comes with the territory. After another go, it’s less monotonous and muddled than I had originally thought. The groove is insistent, but there are a few morsels of goodness nestled in there, making it about as benign and harmless as their last record, Little Kingdom.
01 Careful With That Hat
02 Return From Silence
03 Dream Get Together
04 Secret Breakfast
05 Mirror Kisses
07 Fortunate Sun
Careful With That Hat [MP3]
The Polvo reunion was better than we could have imagined. In Prism is out now on Merge, and the album opener, along with its new video, oozes a refreshing quality of being from another time.
One of the innumerable upsides of playing minimalist post-punk is that people describe your records with words like confidence, maturity, subtlety, and the like, and it all fits for The xx, who seem to have emerged from the other side of the recording studio with an identity that is all their own. Their debut LP kills it, and so does this performance of “Basic Space”.
The San Miguel Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona, Spain has already booked an enticing lineup. Taking place in May 2010, the festival will be celebrating its 10th year with confirmed headliners the Pixies and Pavement. In recent days the bill has grown, boasting acts Wilco, Panda Bear, and the New Pornographers. Other announced bands and streaming music after the jump.
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