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Friday, March 31, 2006

welcome to the weekend.



What better way to start your weekend than with some ridiculous beats? These are all brand new, and they're all highly recommended.

MF Doom and Ghostface Angeles mp3
David Banner Seeing Thangs mp3 (produced by DJ Shadow)
The Clipse Mr. Me Too feat. Pharrell mp3 (produced by the Neptunes)

seemingly unrelated:

Apparently, there is a serial killer on the loose in Dallas, going around stalking and killing gay men. So all Dallas gay men, if you see a dude that looks like Karen O with a goatee, stay away from him. He's bad. Here's his actual composite sketch, as featured in the Dallas Observer:




The resemblance is uncanny. Thanks to Garrison Reid for his rudimentary photoshop skills.

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Best of March

March was a busy month, as gorilla vs. bear saw it's First Anniversary, held it's first-ever Showcase, and of course, spent a week in Austin for SXSW. As a result, I didn't have as much time to seek out as much new music as usual. So this list is a little shorter than normal, but no less sweet.

Midlake's upcoming The Trials of Van Occupanther has been getting a ridiculous amount of play in my car/home. The Fleetwood Mac comparison that has been thrown around is a valid one, as this record just feels more like '70's classic rock than "indie" (the genre). And that is definitely a good thing.
You know how I feel about Birdmonster. Like the Midlake record, this is not really "indie" rock. It's just rock, and the entire No Midnight LP is greatness.
Got Shut Up I Am Dreaming in the mail yesterday, and it's even better than I thought it'd be. Now we have word that Spencer has another side project with Dan Bejar (Destroyer), called Swan Lake? If that's not the best thing ever, I'll be somewhat disappointed.
I saw SOUND team perform this song three times this month, and it got markedly better each time. Here's the album version, taken from the band's excellent upcoming LP, Movie Monster.
If you'd told me this was B-side from Moon Pix, I'd totally have believed you. Turns out, this is from Land of Talk's upcoming LP, Applause Cheer Boo Hiss. Buy it here.
  • The gorilla vs. bear showcase at The Cavern
This event is going to be tough to top for me, because it exceeded all my expectations, and ended up being a truly magical night. Thanks to everyone who came out, and thanks to all the bands, who not only came to Dallas and put on an insane show, but were also all as nice and fun to hang out with as humanly possible. Here are a couple photos from the night, taken by Dodge and Jax:





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Contest Winners

Congrats to kmf and JGross, as they are the winners of the Destroyer and YYY's contests, respectively. You have been emailed, get back to me with your mailing addresses. Thanks to everyone who entered!

elsewhere:

The Best of March post is coming later today. For all who have been asking: from now on, the "Best of" post will always be the last day of the month.

(read the January and February posts).

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Thursday, March 30, 2006

My Latest Novel



Have you all heard of Scotland's My Latest Novel by now? I hadn't, until yesterday. Their Wolves LP, comprised of "breezy folk melodies and post-rock sea shanties" (according to the label), is astonishingly self-assured for a debut. In fact, it seems they're already garnering numerous comparisons to the Arcade Fire, as well as like-minded orchestral chamber-popsters Belle & Sebastian. I know you guys love nothing more than to call bullshit on these types of thangs, but these songs are actually really good.

My Latest Novel The Reputation of Ross Francis mp3
My Latest Novel The Hope Edition mp3

Purchase Wolves from Bella Union

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Jenny Lewis at the Dallas Museum of Art



Interesting choice of venue and unfortunate selection of opening acts last night at the DMA, but Jenny Lewis made it all worthwhile, as usual. Miss Indie Rock 2005 lived up to her title, focusing mostly on material from Rabbit Fur Coat, and sprinkling in a couple new songs. While I never really listen to the record, I could watch/listen to Ms. Lewis perform all day.

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Elsewhere:

The site for Danielson's upcoming LP, Ships, is up and running, complete with free mp3 of "Did I Step On Your Trumpet?", which is one of the best singles of '06 so far.

Thanks for all the entries in the Destroyer and YYY's contests...I'll pick the winners tomorrow, so you still have time to enter. In the meantime, double your chances of winning the "Gold Lion" picture-vinyl by clicking here.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Smiley Faces


Gnarls Barkley...again with the promo photos

Are you guys regularly checking out Razorblade Runner? Because if you're not, you should be. Not only is Rollie Pemberton a badass rapper/producer, he keeps a pretty damn solid blog, too. Head over there to download "Smiley Faces", another insane track from Gnarls Barkley. Cee-lo Green is on some serious '60's soul on this track. Better than "Crazy"? Maybe.

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two nations



Mike Skinner, aka The Streets, continues to deftly navigate that gray area between genius and annoying. While I love everything he's done so far, I'm not sure that the new LP, The Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living, is as great as his cohesive concept album, A Grand Don't Come For Free...but it definitely has its moments.

The Streets Two Nations mp3 (link removed)

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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

forget about



Sibylle Baier, a German folk singer in the vein of Vashti Bunyan, recorded the songs that make up Colour Green in the early '70's. I've posted on her before, but I haven't listened to the record (released Feb. 7, 2006) that often in the past few weeks. Not because it isn't good, but because the music is only appropriate for a certain mood.

These songs, never intended for public release, are as fragile and intimate as music gets.

Sibylle Baier Forget About mp3

Purchase Colour Green here

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Contest



As you all know, Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Show Your Bones came out today, and I like it. So to celebrate, I have what has been described to me as a "super limited 7" promo picture disk single of Yeah Yeah Yeahs' "Gold Lion" with a demo of "Let Me Know" (pictured above) to give away to one lucky reader. This contest is random. Just leave your e-mail address in the comments, and I'll pick a winner sometime this week.

I promise I'll make a post with some actual content later tonight.

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Destroyer's Rubies Contest



As I've mentioned before (numerous times, probably), I love Destroyer's Rubies. I've listened to it at least once a day over the past few weeks, but I'm still having a hard time putting my finger on exactly why I like it so much. Which brings me to the contest: tell my why you like the record, in 5 words or less, and I'll pick my favorite entry.

The winner receives a Destroyer prize pack (courtesy of Merge Records), which includes a signed poster, a sparkly button, and a copy of the CD.

And if you still haven't heard Destroyer's Rubies, you can download it from eMusic...I can't think of a better way to spend 10 of your 50 free downloads. Here's a sample:

Destroyer Painter in Your Pocket mp3

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Monday, March 27, 2006

No Midnight

I asked Birdmonster to play my showcase on the strength of a 3 song EP, and some serious word of mouth about their live show. I felt like I was probably setting myself up for disappointment, but after seeing the band play 4 times on their Texas visit, I can safely say that they somehow managed to exceed my huge expectations. I love this band. I love the way they bring it every single time they go on stage (they draw blood more often then not), and I love the fact that they are some of the nicest, most talented, unassuming, and least pretentious musicians on the planet.



Still, to be honest, I was skeptical that the songs on the new album, No Midnight (out April 11), could convey that magnetism, that spark, that unbridled energy that shines through in their amazing live show. Alas, my fears were once again for naught. The album sounds much different, and much better, than I'd hoped. What it lacks in polish and production is more than made up for with raw intensity and sheer emotion.

As I listened to the record with a friend, we talked about how frontman Peter Arcuni sounds like he's channeling Bruce Springsteen at times, and how this is more than another "indie-rock" record; it's just rock music, in the classic sense. No pretense, no attempts to be something they're not.

Ironically, one of my favorite tracks from the record is one that I don't think they played live. This song is the quintessential album closer. "Spaceman" captures that moment right on the verge of a second wind, filled with exhaustion, but exhaustion you can see beyond. The moment you decide if it's best to call it a night, or simply move the night somewhere else. The band has played their collective heart out, they're exhausted, you're exhausted...but no one is ready to go home.

Birdmonster Spaceman mp3

visit Music For Robots for another great track from No Midnight

Pre-order the album here, and thank me later.

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shut up i am dreaming

"Sunset Rubdown sounds like a man wishing he could be a monster"
--Pitchfork Media



I heard a completely unsubstantiated rumor that Sunset Rubdown is going to be added to the Pitchfork Music Festival. The source of said rumor is really cool, but I can't vouch for his/her credibility on matters such as these. Just remember, if it does happen, you heard it here first. And if not, don't blame me, it's just what I heard.

At any rate, I'm going to go out on a limb and proclaim that Sunset Rubdown's upcoming LP, Shut Up I Am Dreaming (out May 2), is going to be on my year end top 10 (or so) list. I just pre-ordered it from Absolutely Kosher, and the leaked tracks I've heard are outstanding. Dare I say I like Sunset Rubdown just as much as Spencer's "real" band? The songs are softer and spookier, but pack the same emotional punch.

Here's a track from the LP:

I'm Sorry I Sang on Your Hands That Have Been in the Grave mp3

also:

Kevin has more Tapes 'n Tapes mp3s from their KEXP in-studio performance on Saturday.

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Sunday, March 26, 2006

this week's releases

I'm still recovering from a cold, so I thought I'd skip the Stereolab show and spend my Saturday night blogging! Awesome.



I got the "Gold Lion" single for free with pre-order of Show Your Bones (out Tuesday...buy it from Insound), and one of the B-sides was this remix, which I didn't even know existed.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Gold Lion (Nick Zinner Remix) mp3

Also out Tuesday is Ghostface Killah's Fishscale, one of the best records I've heard this year. Pre-order here for only $6.96.



I will also be purchasing the Wonder Showzen Season 1 DVD on Tuesday. Highly recommended, unless you're offended by...well, anything.

in other blogs:

Pitchers of Silence has a new track from The Streets. Mike Skinner is a badass.

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Saturday, March 25, 2006

Goodnight & Goodnight



Goodnight & Goodnight is one of my favorite myspace finds in the last few weeks. The band, whose members currently reside in the U.S. and Scotland, have been called "2007's Arcade Fire" (according to the band's myspace). By whom, I'm not sure...it could be a tongue in cheek declaration by the band themselves, but there's a chance it's not a completely far-fetched claim.

Their debut EP, Liar. Hypocrite. Demon. Fool, is currently being mastered by John Golden (Sonic Youth, Calexico), and is due out in June. Some of you will no doubt find frontman Nick Reiner's vocals a little abrasive at first, but upon further listen, I found these songs to be quite endearing and emotional.

Goodnight & Goodnight The Sun Hits Her Face mp3
Goodnight & Goodnight Ghosty Ghost mp3

also:

Tapes 'n Tapes are playing live right now (2 PM CST) on KEXP.org...go listen!

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Friday, March 24, 2006

gnarls dynamite

These Gnarls Barkley promo pics keep getting more ridiculous:

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Land of Talk



I discovered Montreal's Land of Talk thanks to the great Brooklyn Vegan, and after listening to a few tracks over and over today, I'm baffled as to why this band isn't the talk of the blogosphere by now. Think early Cat Power, with an extra dose of the rock.

Land of Talk Sea of Foam mp3
Land of Talk Speak to me Bones mp3

Central Village tells us that Land of Talk will play the next Movable Hype party.

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New Midlake Songs


Van Occupanther (photo by Jason Upshaw)

Midlake is becoming my new Sufjan or Jose Gonzalez, in that I post on them every chance I get, but I just love the new album so much. The band performed two gorgeous new songs from The Trials of Van Occupanther for the BBC during SXSW. And by the magic of the internet, we've got the mp3s. Most of the incredibly annoying DJ chatter has been removed for your convenience:

Midlake Van Occupanther (live on the BBC) mp3
Midlake We Gathered in Spring (live on the BBC) mp3

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in college hoops news:


apparently, there is crying in basketball

Remember that post yesterday hailing the great trash-talking skills of Adam Morrison? Yeah, scratch that. Gonzaga choked big time, losing a 9 point lead in the last 3 minutes. Oh well, at least Duke lost. Redick cried too.

also:

go check out Dodge's SOUND team contest...win the Work EP on orange vinyl. I want that!

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Chicago



We'll be making a trip to Chicago this summer for one of the major festivals that call the Windy City home, but until this morning, we were undecided as to which one we'd be attending. Pitchfork has gone and made the decision for us by adding Devendra Banhart, Band of Horses, and Destroyer to an already stellar lineup that includes Tapes 'n Tapes, Man Man, The National, Silver Jews, and more. And they still have 23 more to announce, and I've got a feeling they're saving some big ones for later.

And the ticket price is only 30 bucks for both days...that's huge. I mean, I'd LOVE to see The Raconteurs and Gnarls Barkley at Lollapalooza, but $130 is a little steep. Which one, if any, will you be making the trip for?

also:



I posted on A-Ko a while back. If you like RJD2, it's safe to say you'll like this kid. Here's a new track:

A-Ko Chicago mp3

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Thursday, March 23, 2006

plagues & snakes



Les Savy Fav has released a new, eMusic only EP, entitled Plagues & Snakes (not to be confused with Snakes on a Plane). Not sure if they're the first band to release something exclusively on eMusic, as I haven't been a member for very long. But you can use your 50 free downloads to get it. Highly recommended, because a. it's free, and b. "When You Wake Up a Snake" is a pretty awesome song.

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Madvillain: Live at SXSW '06



Madvillain's set at the Adult Swim Party during SXSW was one of the highlights of the week for us. I was in a bit of a free Red Stripe-induced haze, but I think Doom and Madlib tore through most of the hits off Madvillainy, as well as a few Dangerdoom tracks. Anyway, this video will give you a good idea of what it was like to be there...complete with raised hands obscuring your view. Thanks to Willie for hooking me up.

Madvillain Accordian video

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tonight's events


Adam Morrison's moustache: 100% unironic

Seems like everyone at SXSW was rocking the ironic, dirty '70's porn-style moustache. Even our cashier at Whataburger had a mean one (not sure if hers was ironic though).

Which brings me to Adam Morrison, the trash-talking Gonzaga forward who has been called "the next Larry Bird" (ever notice how they never call a black dude the next Larry Bird? weird). His 'Zags take on a very tough and athletically superior UCLA team tonight, so in support, I've been cultivating a pretty freaking sweet moustache over the last week and a half or so. I'm not a huge fan of Morrison's game, per se, but you have to respect a dude who can trash talk like this, according to the University San Diego's (represent!) Cory Belser:

"The last game when we lost to them, he told me if I got hit by a train and died, he wouldn't care. Tonight, he was like, 'You're a role player. Did your family come to watch you play your last game?'"

Ouch. Now that, my friends, is how you do it.

The Go! Team We Just Won't Be Defeated (live on KCRW) mp3

(mp3 via IGIF. Get more rare Go! Team tracks here)

also tonight:



Go see Dallas' best unknown DJ, DJ Del, tonight at Firehouse on Lower Greenville. Dude is a total fu**ing badass, and he has informed me that if you come up and say hi, he'll buy you a drink. Also, he loves to take requests, so keep them coming.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

gnarls barkley


danger mouse and cee-lo are gnarls barkley

Is there anyone out there that isn't totally looking forward to the Gnarls Barkley album? Check out the new gnarls barkley website for pics, words, and sounds. very cool.

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Exclusive New Midlake: Young Bride



Everyone, including myself, seemed to love "Roscoe" (mp3), the first leaked track from Midlake's upcoming album The Trials of Van Occupanther. I think I might've even called it the best song of the year at some point.

Well, I've got good news: "Young Bride", the first single from the album, is even better. Garrison called the song this year's "Tunnels", and I can't disagree. It's an extremely gorgeous and utterly danceable ballad, bolstered by boldly quivering, Asian-influenced strings and a rollicking drum beat.

This is the animated storyboard for the upcoming video, and while it's not the finished product, it stands on its own as a lovely piece of art. Created by the great people from Terri Timely.

Midlake Young Bride .mov

Update (ipod ready version): Young Bride .mp4

here's another screen shot from the video:



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completely unrelated:

In case you missed it yesterday, here's an mp3 from SOUND team's new LP, Movie Monster. Such a good song.

SOUND team Your Eyes are Liars mp3

Finally:

The trainwreck that is Terrell Owens signed with the Cowboys over the weekend, and he already found the time to record this little banger. Actually, after listening, there's no way this took more than 10 minutes to write and record. This is likely the worst song ever posted on gorilla vs. bear, or anywhere else. Ever. Enjoy!

Terrell Owens I'm Back (?) mp3

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Tuesday, March 21, 2006

The Fringes of E. 4th St.

We couldn't be in two places at once during SXSW, so we ended up missing quite a few shows we wanted to see. Like what? Well, the Big Orange shindig for one, featuring SOUND team, Voxtrot, Dr. Dog, and Dirty on Purpose (we were at Madvillain). Luckily, my trusty correspondent and purveyor of all things Austin, Mr. Montclair McForsyth, was able to attend, and here is his account of the evening's events:

Update: before you read any further, here's an exclusive mp3 from SOUND team's upcoming LP, Movie Monster (out June 6 on Capitol. thanks Jax):

SOUND team Your Eyes Are Liars mp3


closed circuit SOUND team (photo by Andy Fallon)

E. 4th was the antidote to the crowded, beer-soaked Austin streets this past St. Patrick's Day, and was arguably the most compelling non-SXSW fringe event of the year. Within the iron clapboard walls of SOUND team's beautifully time-worn east side analog studio, Big Orange, an unprecedented bill and a gracious, if not loopy crowd could not have been a more joyous escape from the throngs lurking on the other side of I-35.

Brooklyn's Dirty on Purpose was a fine choice to commence the special evening. Their tunes injected a sort of elegant, distorted dissonance that lacked that Brooklyn affect, and played-out dance sensibility, which fit nicely in little Big Orange.

Philly's Dr. Dog followed with their characteristic A.M. radio indie excursions and left the crowd in unheralded forms of awe. People left and right were overheard singing the band's praises throughout and thereafter. Where to begin with a band exuding such diffuse creativity? Try "Wake Up" (mp3). If Dirty on Purpose was there to start the evening with a fresh slate, then Dr. Dog was there to muddy the waters, as it were, to clean house on the purposefully dirty.

Then it was time for the proprietors to have a go. With Spoon's Britt Daniel, Joggers, and the lot of Clay Your Hands Say Yeah closely observing, SOUND team found new holes within the Movie Monster compositions they continually master. Moving wildly and with ridiculous gusto, the band churned as six interlocked units, and songs like "Handful of Billions," "TV Torso," "Your Eyes are Liars," and "No More Birthdays" transcended their formal structures ever so slightly as uncharted improvisations inflected the compositions with exquisite nuances.

On to the headliners. Come show time, a cheerful dose of Lonestar
clearly had served Voxtrot well on SOUND team's home turf. Sometimes
their sound, so small and infinitely twee, belies the size and nuanced depth of the band, a five-piece. Songs like "Soft and Warm," "Raised by Wolves," and "Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, and Wives" (mp3) were as loose as they were tight, frolicking along jovially as Voxtrot tunes tend to do. Bridge and groove upon bridge and groove filled SOUND team's analog tracking room until their slot concluded in a triumphant blaze.

Multi-instrumentalist Jared van Fleet clearly meant it when he said that this show meant more than any other. "This, this scene, this event, it's what I've been looking most forward to for many months," he uttered earlier in the night.

When the music stopped, hugs were dealt and fives delivered, then Lonestars a plenty made the rounds at Big Orange late into the deep dark night.

Visit TexasGigs.com to download a video podcast of SOUND team performing "TV Torso" at Dallas' Good Records.

Get the mp3 of SOUND team's Bill Baird and bandmates Sam Sanford and Gabe Pearlman performing at the Gorilla vs. Bear showcase (highly recommended!)

elsewhere:

KissAtlanta has video of The Flaming Lips performing "Bohemian Rhapsody" at SXSW.

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Springtime Can Kill You



I don't know too much about Jolie Holland, except that everyone seems to love her, she's Red Hunter's "soul artist", and after hearing this song, I totally regret missing her at SXSW. Inexplicably great, and seemingly from another era, this is the title track from her new album (due out May 9th).

Jolie Holland Springtime Can Kill You mp3

(taken from Filter's Revenge of Cedar Street comp)

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Well Hell



My ears are still ringing from SXSW (seriously), so I've been listening to a lot of Chad King in the last couple of days. His new record (due out March 28) is a "breakthrough bedroom symphony" made up of 11 beautifully melancholy songs, each named after a different girl.I'm a sucker for some depressing pedal steel, and this track oozes sadness, but the hushed vocals are warm and reassuring. Recommended for fans of Iron & Wine (obvious comparison), The Beach Boys, and Merle Haggard.

Be one of the first 100 people to order Well, Hell from Keep Recordings and get a free vintage matchbook, signed by Chad.

here's another track, from Chad King's previous release:

Chad King Tired mp3

elsewhere:



I neglected to mention that we met the one and only Cobra Snake while we were at SXSW. Nice kid. He even put us on his website, which is either really cool or sort of embarrassing, I haven't decided yet...

Also, check out my boy Del's SXSW recap, which comes complete with a photo of him and Ad Rock, and one of us with the elusive Scott Stereogum.

Dodge has his SXSW Day 2 recap, and Brooklyn Vegan has some amazing pics, as usual.

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Monday, March 20, 2006

talkdemonic



Unfortunately, I missed Portland's talkdemonic at SXSW, but a blogger whose taste I respect immensely raved about their live show, calling it one of the best things he's seen in a while. Coincidentally, talkdemonic's upcoming LP, Beat Romantic (out tomorrow) was waiting for me in my mailbox when I returned home from Austin yesterday.

The record made a perfect soundtrack for unwinding, gathering my thoughts, and relaxing. It's a calming, but never boring, melding of Lisa Molinaro's gorgeous viola and Kevin O'Connor's hip-hop influenced drumming and arrangements.

talkdemonic Manhattan '81 mp3

If you catch Talkdemonic on their current U.S. tour, let me know how they were

elsewhere:

SXSW updates abound, check them out at various points across the internerd. (update: Justin and Jax also have their SXSW recaps up. Nice work guys.)

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Sunday, March 19, 2006

SXSW '06 Recap

I'm back from Austin and after just barely surviving East Dallas' Great Flood of 2006 yesterday, I'm raring to go. Thanks again to Kevin for sprucing up this joint while I was gone.

Okay, remember that time some of you guys bitched that my site was super slow to load because of all the photos? Well you're really going to hate this. But words alone wouldn't even begin to describe the whirlwind that was SXSW '06. I will say that it was an overwhelmingly awesome week, I got the chance to meet tons of people that I respect, and they were all nicer than I could have ever hoped. Some highlights:
  • hanging out with a bunch of my favorite bloggers, and all of them being unbelievably good people
  • The Fader tent was where it was at on Saturday. Emily from Metric, Fluxblog, Pitchfork, Elijah Wood, Spank Rock, David Cross, Brooklyn Vegan, the Tapes boys, and others were on hand to check out sets from Lady Sov, Love is All, Kyp from TVOTR, Devin the Dude, Ghostface, and more
  • The Flaming Lips. With Peaches! (thanks to Greg for coming through big time on this one)
  • A huuuge thanks to Filter Magazine for their Blogger party on Friday. DJ's (both good and bad), bloggers, free breakfast tacos and beer, and great sets from Silversun Pickups and The Grates. By the way, Brooklyn Vegan was robbed of that blogger of the year thing
  • the Beastie Boys at Stubbs. holy shit. (thanks to Huston for hooking us up)
  • The Blender/VH1 party at some fruit wherehouse was pretty insane. Seeing Tapes 'n Tapes projected onto 20 foot screens was surreal, and Spoon was solid as usual (thanks Rachel and Adam, you guys are awesome)
  • meeting two of the funniest men alive, Aziz Ansari and David Cross. Cross called me a douchebag. He was kidding. I think.
  • stereogum + Ted Leo + free beer = one of the best shows all week
I know I'm forgetting a ton of stuff, but my brain is tired. Here are some pics, in no particular order, taken by me and some friends (thanks Jax, Josh, and Rachel). Click for larger image:

tapes 'n tapes at Fader
jose gonzalez
van occupanther
good records
Bill from SOUND team plays for the ladies outside the Cavern
jerry tapes
mf doom
birdmonster and jaxxy
SOUND team at the Cavern
some Texas rappers
tapes 'n san antonio
tapemonsters
flaming lips secret show
josh tapes
red hunter and annie clark
love is all
a typical tapes show at SXSW: f'ing packed
the hotness of tilly and the wall
tilly and the wall
the alamo
annie at red's loft
kyp from TVOTR
Ted Leo at Stereogum's Party
rachel
birdmonster at fader
josh homme at fader
spider at Red's loft
mike d and ad rock
tapes 'n tapes
tapes 'n trains
ad rock
voxtrot
Silversun Pickups at Filter
the grates
aziz ansari at Pitchfork Party
Spank Rock at Pitchfork Party
birdmonster
tapes
bill in the SOUND team-mobile
the boy least likely to
peanut butter wolf at Adult Swim party

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