BY Intern Brittany J.
on Aug 16, 2010
I know that recently I posted No Doubt's Excuse Me, Mr. and said that it was my "gettin' pumped" song, but I have a confession to make. It's not the only one. *gasp!*
Alas, it is true, I don't work out, but I have almost a constant mental list of songs that get me geared up for the day. My life's been feeling a little lackluster as of late ("WHAT AM I DOING WHERE AM I GOING WHAT THE HELL IS HAPPENING AHHHHHH"), and so, when I find myself in times of trouble, my iPod shuffle comes to me, speaking words of wisdom, "let it be me. Read More
BY Kelly McClure
on Aug 15, 2010
The much beloved indie/weirdo band Animal Collective has paired up with director Danny Perez for a visual album called Oddsac. What this project proves, at least to me while watching it wide-eyed on a Sunday afternoon, is that if you hand a group of boys a video camera, they will make something that's all about egg pods and slimy mutants with worm heads.
Oddsac comes in a paperback sized package, complete with a hard bound picture book that is cryptic, and has no words other than stuff like "the ectoplasm inside. Read More
on Aug 13, 2010
Coming across new tracks by Andre 3000 is basically like finding a grocery bag full of money. He is such an elusive character, traipsing around the Deep South like he owns the place...i mean, he kind-of does. His music is always so fresh and raw, and he makes no apologies for his bona fide rhymes. Yesterday Limelight Exclusives dropped their new mixed tape featuring a new track by the ATLien, "I Do." This track is super chill- Andre lays his feelings on the line to his lady, and confesses how he wants to start a family with her. Read More
on Aug 12, 2010
Loving this duo from Melbourne Australia, Super Wild Horses. You may recall Everett True wrote about them in the magazine last winter. Amy and Hayley (they keep it mysterious- no last names!) play fuzzed out garage-y, primitive pop rock, and as you can see from this video for Golden Town, they are adorable! Their first full length, Fifteen, will be released next week on HoZac records here in the US. If you like bands like The Breeders, Vivian Girls, etc, (and really, who doesn't? You should check them out. Read More
on Aug 12, 2010
I love Arcade Fire. And while I was one click away from buying my ticket to their U.S record release show for The Suburbs last week at Madison Square Garden, I went against my instinct and bought a bus ticket out of town instead. But it worked out in my favor regardless. Turns out director Terry Gilliam livecasted the entire show on YouTube for everyone who missed it. But the recording of the show is more than just a video recording, Gilliam seemed to layer images over one another to capture the breadth of the band as well as the streaming images in the background. Read More