Ever wanted to hire J. Robbins new band, Office of Future Plans, to record a cover of your favorite song? Well, now that dream is a reality… if youve got an extra $1,000 hidden under your mattress. via Office of Future Plans Kickstarts Its Debut Release – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper. Pretty cool.
Ok, here’s the breakdown: Today, Billboard had a little write up on Jawbox, which featured an interesting quote from bassist Kim Coletta on a potential Jawbox reunion: “I’d love to,” Coletta tells Billboard. “It would be the coolest thing in the world.” What’s this? Do explain! Coletta says the Jawbox’s “Jimmy Fallon” performance will be … [Read more…]
Consider this a (hopefully short) spell of regurgitated music info while I give myself a bit of a mental break. Reading through Unlikely Words‘ new postings just a few moments ago revealed that Blake Schawrzenbach’s newest project, Thorns of Life, is now defunct. Enter “forgetters” a new trio by Blake. As the Internet is no … [Read more…]
Blake Schwarzenbach fans have been rabid about the man’s new project, Thorns of Life. Big news is, the trio has entered the studio. According to Blake’s Facebook status (may this be the only time I need to rely on that site for “news” posts), the band will be recording until the 11th of March… ish. … [Read more…]
So, for folks who’ve been following along in this blog, I submitted a proposal to Continuum’s 33 1/3 series to write a book about The Promise Ring’s Nothing Feels Good. Series editor David Barker emailed everyone who submitted a proposal today concerning those he picked to make it to the shortlist, the final compilation short … [Read more…]
It’s always nice getting some sort of personal email, especially when it’s in the form of a musical reunion between David Byrne and Brian Eno. Well, “personal” isn’t quite the right word, but I certainly took the message as a sincere and direct one: It’s with great pleasure we offer you a sneak peak by … [Read more…]
By now most music-loving folk are aware of the pay-what-you-want, online release of Girl Talk’s latest album, Feed The Animals. But this isn’t about that… well, it’s almost not about that. As any other savy internet users are concerned, a trio of folks hailing from the greater Baltimore/DC area new about this all to well. … [Read more…]