Monthly Archives: September 2010

Video: Kasher’s “Cold Love”

Tim Kasher, the man behind Cursive, has a new video for his solo project. The video for “Cold Love” debuted at AOL’s Spinner today. Kasher’s debut solo record will be out on Saddle Creek on Oct. 5 (that’s next Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup: Land of Talk, Little Brazil and more.

Hey people. It’s been Land of Talk central here at the blog lately. I’ll bring it up one last time now: Read the story and my interview with the band’s Lizzie Powell. Then go see them tonight at Slowdown. Also … Continue reading

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Land of Talk speaks about Saddle Creek

I spoke to Lizzie Powell from Land of Talk last week and she had some good stories to tell, one of them about Saddle Creek Records. See, Powell lost her voice in the middle of touring and had to cancel … Continue reading

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Contest: Win a pair of Land of Talk tickets

On Friday, I had a great conversation with Lizzie Powell, the leader of Canadian indie rock group Land of Talk. The band happens to be playing Slowdown on Thursday and just released “Cloak and Cipher” on Saddle Creek. The fine … Continue reading

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Tough choice: Pixies or Titus Andronicus/Free Energy?

There are two big shows going on tonight: massively influential rock group The Pixies AND massively buzzed-about Titus Andronicus and Free Energy. The Pixies are The Pixies. The indie rock you listen to (as well as Nirvana and just about … Continue reading

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Live Chat: MTV’s Video Music Awards

Join myself and Rainbow Rowell to watch MTV’s Video Music Awards and chat about it. The show (and the chat) start at 8 p.m. (central) tonight. <p>&amp;amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href=”” &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;VMAs live chat&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/p&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;/p&amp;amp;amp;gt;</p>

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VMAs coming Sunday, let’s chat about it

So, MTV has decided to air their annual celebrity spectacle/awards show. The Video Music Awards air Sunday night at 8 p.m. central. Rainbow Rowell and myself will be watching it and hosting a live chat on and right here … Continue reading

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Huey Lewis and Whipkey Three reviewed; Roundup of the weekend ahead

Apologies for the absence. I’ve been in and out of the office all week due to sickness. First, I had the flu, but now that’s developed into a wicked cough and cold. Gotta love this weather, right? Anyway, I caught … Continue reading

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Fall Music Preview: Concerts coming and albums dropping from now ’til November

Summer is usually the big-time for concert tours as well as album releases. People are looking to have a good time and spend some money. But don’t sell the fall short as a music season, especially this year. In today’s … Continue reading

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