Archive: March 23, 2008 - March 29, 2008

The Two-Minute Man, Episode 18: Long Awaited Return Edition

Breathe easy, Post Rockers. After a two-week hiatus, the Two-Minute Man is back. And there's even some Dylan and Neil Young to make for a nice return that not even Blues Traveler and a shockingly bad Beatles cover can ruin. 1. "Tangled Up in Blue" - Bob Dylan An...

By David Malitz | March 28, 2008; 6:30 PM ET | Comments (4)

Six Questions For ... Caribou

Every day is "Melody Day" for Dan Snaith. Arcade Fire and Feist got all the attention, but my favorite Canadian import of 2007 was Dan Snaith, the artist-composer-producer formerly known as Manitoba - until singer "Handsome Dick" Manitoba threatened legal action and Snaith switched to the nom-de-studio to Caribou....

By J. Freedom du Lac | March 28, 2008; 11:13 AM ET | Comments (0)

Questioning Keef

Yeah! What? Ehm, can you repeat the question? A Keith Richards interview is an exciting yet terrifying proposition. Richards is one of rock 'n' roll's greatest living* characters; but he's also a notoriously challenging interview subject, given his penchant for indecipherable, fragmentary speech. I love a good challenge, though....

By J. Freedom du Lac | March 27, 2008; 6:30 PM ET | Comments (15)

Official Virgin Festival Predictions, Vol. 3

At this point I half expect the Coachella 2009 headliners to be announced before this year's Virgin (Mobile) Festival lineup. Every other major summer fling has announced at least the big names but Seth Hurwitz and I.M.P. are taking their sweet time. For this latest round of predictions (here are...

By David Malitz | March 27, 2008; 2:16 PM ET | Comments (12)

Real Tales of San Francisco

I got into San Francisco late last Wednesday night and by noon on Thursday I was already at Amoeba Records. The San Francisco location isn't the original, but man, it sure is a sight to behold. It's a converted bowling alley and the vastness is unreal. I mean, they have...

By David Malitz | March 26, 2008; 10:50 AM ET | Comments (6)

PR Pitches We Never Finished Reading: Vol. 2, No. 4

NBA Basketball Icon Turned Bass Guitarist Wayman Tisdale New Album Out June 3rd (Blogger's note: Forgetting for a moment my distaste for smooth jazz, which is Tisdale's specialty ... the guy wasn't even an NBA icon in Sacramento, where the Kings were - and still are - the only show...

By J. Freedom du Lac | March 24, 2008; 1:58 PM ET | Comments (2)

 

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