Thursday, August 24, 2006

16 Days Untill
Dally in the alley

and the magic Numbers for the tigers is still 30

today is a short up date from my souced a full update tommorrow

and next week not going to be update it much because i have some other things outside the house but i may update thought out the day Next week to test out is this sight is better as a rolling blog as a post of the day blog, just to test it out

so enjoy the best souced from outsid ethe indie music world

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The Shins might've pushed their album back until January, but they recently revealed some details to Billboard.com. In a move uncomfortably reminiscent of Chumbawamba's "Tubthumping", the Shins have titled their upcoming Sub Pop release Wincing the Night Away. Yeah...probably from getting knocked down over and over again.

Save some backing vocals, Wincing is completely finished and ready for mixing in Portland, Billboard reports. The album will likely feature ten full songs and an intro track, including "Phantom Limb" ("a hypothetical, fictional account of a young, lesbian couple in high school dealing with the shitty small town they live in," frontman James Mercer told Billboard), "Red Rabbits" ("a strange psychedelic piano number with this really tweaked out sound"), "Sea Legs", "Spelling Lessons", "Spilled Needles", and "A Comet Appears".

Wincing the Night Away is the Shins' final album under contract to Sub Pop, and the band is well aware. "We really like the more creative sort of ways people have been putting out their records lately," Mercer said. "People are owning their own masters and having distribution deals. That's real attractive. It's an expensive business. It's probably more expensive for the artists than anyone else." Uh oh-- trouble in paradise?

The Shins have a few dates lined up for next month, though they plan to hold off on any sort of mega-tour until the album's release in 2007.
(pitchforkmedia.com)

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Badly Drawn Boy, aka Damon Gough, has announced an October 17 release date for his fifth studio album, Born In The UK. Recorded in Wales, the 13-song effort is the follow up to 2004's One Plus One Is One and was pared down from 40 tunes that Gough had penned during its sessions. Lead single "Nothing’s Going To Change Your Mind" is set to hit the airwaves October 2.

Tracklist For Born In The UK:
01. Intro/Swimming Pool Part 1
02. Born In The U.K.
03. Degrees Of Separation
04. Welcome To The Overground
05. Journey From A To B
06. Nothing's Gonna Change Your Mind
07. Promises
08. The Way Things Used To Be
09. Without A Kiss
10. Long Way Round
11. Walk You Home
12. The Time Of Times
13. One Last Dance
(From CMJ.com)

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L.A. Takes 'Detour' With New Fest

The fall festival season is heating up. Aside from Austin City Limits, Vegoose and, of course, CMJ (hint, hint), there's a new kid on the block now that Goldenvoice, the folks behind Coachella, are joining LA Weekly in throwing the first-ever Detour Festival October 7, outdoors, in downtown Los Angeles. Already confirmed to play the multi-stage, all-ages event, which organizers are hoping to make an annual festival, are Beck, Queens Of The Stone Age, Basement Jaxx, Mike Patton's Peeping Tom, Redd Kross, Nortec Collective, Blackalicious, Of Montreal, the Like, the Elected, Oh No! Oh My!, the Blood Arm, Everybody Else, the Howling Bells and Wired All Wrong, with more acts to be announced in the coming weeks. DJ sets by VHS Or Beta, Kid Millionaire, artist Shepard Fairey and Buddyhead Records main man Travis Keller are also promised. Tickets go on sale Saturday (August 26) and a portion of the proceeds will benefit local environmental group Tree People.

Detour Festival Lineup:
Beck
Queens Of The Stone Age
Basement Jaxx
Peeping Tom
Redd Kross
Nortec Collective
Blackalicious
Of Montreal
The Like
The Elected
OH NO! OH MY!
The Blood Arm
Everybody Else
The Howling Bells
Wired All Wrong.
DJ Sets by:
VHS or Beta
Steve Aoki/Kid Millionaire
Shepard Fairey
Travis Keller

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1 comment:

Mbeanis said...

Wired ALl Wrong and Basmeent Jaxx were the best performances. I really liked the puppet aspect of the beck performance, too.