Archive for November 5th, 2009

Pixies and Weird Al?

The Pixies might have just kicked off the American leg of their Doolittle tour last night in Los Angeles, but Black Francis has already made plans to return to L.A. on December 8th and 9th when he headlines Winston Calling: A Rock and Comedy benefit concert for baby Winston Bertran. The first concert of the […]

Radiohead to Race in Breeder’s Cup

Courtesy: Pitchfork, Photo by Kevin Westenberg Radiohead’s world domination continues. According to a story in the Liverpool Daily Post, a race horse named Radiohead will compete in this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile race at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Really. No word if the steed jams out to that Thom Yorke song “Feeling Pulled […]

Monsters of Folk + The Roots on Jimmy Fallon

Courtesy: PreFix Mag Folk-rock Justice League Monsters of Folk were Voltron-ed with the Roots last night on Fallon, performing their mellowed-out “Dear God” in promotion of their self-titled debut. “Dear God” is a group jam, with the three main members each getting a verse to do their thing. Too bad they didn’t let Black Thought […]

The latest with Mogwai

Burning is the tentative title of a new film by La Blogotheque auteurs Vincent Moon and Nathanaël Le Scouarnec that chronicles the wig-blowing sonic blast that is Mogwai live. Courtesy: Pitchfork According to the Scottish post-rockers’ site, the concert movie was filmed in Brooklyn earlier this year and will premiere at the Copenhagen International Documentary […]

Sufjan calls his 50 states project, “Such a Joke”

Courtesy: Pitchfork It has now been more than four years since Sufjan Stevens released Illinois, the second album in his proposed 50 States project. Sufjan had claimed that he was going to release an album in honor of every one of our United States. But at this rate, unless he picked up the pace drastically, […]

The Beatles Catalog on USB Stick

From Though you can play Beatles songs on Rock Band and enjoy the band’s epic catalog on remastered CDs, you still can’t legally buy the music of John, Paul, George and Ringo on the iTunes store or other digital shops — yet. In a move that may represent Apple Corps. softening its traditionally inflexible […]

UTG TV: The All American Rejects

Under The Gun Review adds a few more names to their guitar which will soon be up for auction in association with Keep-A-Breast and This time, we’re joined by our friends The All American Rejects. UTG TV is the term used for interviews and acoustic performances that appear UNCUT and are presented and conducted […]

REVIEW: Dashboard Confessional – Alter The Ending

Artist: Dashboard Confessional Album: Alter The Ending Genre: Mature Pop Rock Label: Interscope Chris Carabba has been making waves as the heart-on-his-sleeve singer-songwriter-mastermind behind Dashboard Confessional since the release of A Swiss Army Romance in 2000. Before that, he was amongst the emo pioneers with his work in then relatively unknown Further Seems Forever. Personally, […]

Review: Say Anything – Say Anything

Artist: Say Anything Album: Say Anything Genre: Rock Label: RCA Max Bemis is no longer the angry, confused mind he once was, but with a career as successful as his along with his young marriage, what is their to complain about? Well don’t worry old school fans fans, Max still has quite a few bones […]

Movie Review: Dear Jack

Film: Dear Jack Genre: Documentary OUT NOW [Buy on Itunes for $9.99] Anyone in the current music “scene” has probably at least heard a song by Andrew McMahon. Whether it comes from his days with Something Corporate or his more recent incarnation Jack’s Mannequin, he’s produced some of the most anthemic and dare I say […]

REVIEW: We Came As Romans – To Plant A Seed

Artist: We Came As Romans Album: To Plant A Seed Genre: Metal/Hardcore Label: Equal Vision After making a splash on the national unsigned front last Winter with the release of their free Dreams EP, Michigan’s We Came as Romans was quickly the hot ticket in the music scene. After deciding to go with Equal Vision, […]