Friday, Feb. 6:
"She hails from what seems to be the new home of indie classicalism, where sparsely tuneful arrangements extract criminally efficient hooks that conquer the Blogsphere, then advertising, then motion pictures and soccer moms."
"In our feature story, 'The World's Most Ambitious Cover Band,' CP detailed the lives of men who try to get inside the brains of Radiohead. One issue not covered in the story is the creation of the Ultimate Radiohead Set-List. CP had the members of 'What's That' (a Radiohead Project) create such a list, and it's freaking incredible."
Monday, Feb. 9:
"The ever changing tastes and whims of the blogosphere may have made them, but their own talent and formidable strength as a live band will carry them from here on out."
Tuesday, Feb. 10:
"In just three weeks, Andrew Broder has released three ambient albums for free download."
Wednesday, Feb. 11:
"A decade later has seen the long and colorful Radio K tenure of Cosmic Slop come and go, and, in 2009, the show's creators and producers Chuck Tomlinson and Joel Stitzel have resurfaced, as all worthwhile things do, on the internet."
"So it's mid February and I think we all know what that means. February 18th, the birthday of Andre Young, otherwise known as Dr. Dre is fast approaching!"
From the City Pages:
"City Pages had the chance to chat with Andrew Jansen and Kyle Sobcczek about laptop compositions, non-sequiturs, and condemned venues."
"Rapper K'Naan makes peace with Somalia, and pop for the world."
-- The Songs We Can't Escape: Metallica, Chris Corsano, Fleet Foxes, Mike Shiflet & Mike Waxx.
Next Week's New Releases (Feb. 17):
-- Abe Vigoda Reviver EP (PPM)
Abe Vigoda "Don't Lie" (mp3)
-- Alela Diane To Be Still (Rough Trade)
-- ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead The Century of Self (Richter Scale)
-- Asobi Seksu Hush (Polyvinyl)
-- Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (Lightning Rod Records)
-- M. Ward Hold Time (Merge)
-- Morrissey Years of Refusal (Lost Highway)
-- N.A.S.A. The Spirit of Apollo (Anti-)
-- Throw Me The Statue Purpleface EP (Secretly Canadian)
-- William Elliott Whitmore Animals in the Dark (Anti-)