Archive: November 23, 2008 - November 29, 2008

Friday Fall-ies: Oh! Brother

Song: "Oh! Brother" Album: The Wonderful and Frightening World of the Fall (1984) Number of other compilations/live albums it appears on: 2 (shocking low number) Possible Band Names Derived From Lyrics to This Song: Disinformation, The D-Jackets How-ah many times-ah does MES add his famous suffix-ah: 14 (1 every 17.2...

By David Malitz | November 28, 2008; 5:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

Some Brief Thoughts on Dave Grohl

As I was watching Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters gang ham it up on "Top Chef" on Wednesday night, I thought to myself, "I wonder what Kurt Cobain would think of his old drummer being on a cooking reality show on Bravo?" (Nevermind the fact that...

By David Malitz | November 28, 2008; 3:12 PM ET | Comments (2)

Indie's Weird New Trend

Marnie Stern, a perfect kiss? Marnie Stern is coming to D.C. tomorrow night. Stern is famous (relatively speaking, of course) for a few things. First, for being a female, guitar-shredding indie rocker. It's a weird combo, and while she isn't my favorite, it works better than you might think. Second,...

By David Malitz | November 25, 2008; 4:18 PM ET | Comments (1)

Live Last Night: Tina Turner

Tina Turner's raw power still resonates. (Marvin Joseph/TWP) Tina Turner was hovering over the Verizon Center crowd, singing her fiery 1973 song "Nutbush City Limits" from a cherry picker during a Sunday-night encore, when she decided to go hot-stepping across the hydraulic lifting arm that connected the aerial platform to...

By David Malitz | November 24, 2008; 1:15 PM ET | Comments (8)

American Music Awards: The Good, the Bland and the Ugly

Beyonce, in a league of her own. I watched the American Music Awards last night. Well, not really. I DVRd it and watched the performances. Devoting three hours to the full telecast was just not something I was prepared to do. Because if we're handing out awards, there's only one...

By David Malitz | November 24, 2008; 11:03 AM ET | Comments (1)

 

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