Wednesday, March 02, 2005
i don't believe in the wasting of time

Another track has leaked from the forever delayed Fiona Apple Album. A DJ at 107.7 the End in Seattle has a copy of the whole album, and has been playing new tracks each evening. How does the night shift guy at a Seattle radio station score what seems to be the only circulating copy of a shelved album? I sure as hell don't know, but I'm not complaining. Free Fiona!

uncomfirmed tracklisting: not about love/better version of me/get him back/red red red/oh sailor/please please please/used to love him/window/waltz/extraordinary machine/oh well

download: Fiona Apple - Waltz

The CBC is cancelling Brave New Waves! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the show, it's been a staple of CBC Radio 2 for over 20 years, and is one of the few places to hear new and interesting music that either will not or hasn't yet been played on commercial radio. It boggles my mind frankly. This is the kind of thing that the CBC should be doing: delivering art and culture that isn't readily available to people across Canada. Sure the explosion of online music sharing has increased access to underground forms of media, but does that warrant axeing the program that beamed Pavement into bedrooms from Prince Rupert to Harmony Junction for so many first times? I think not.

The whole move is part of a restructuring of "youth/alt." music programming. In the end, this could all result in some kind of positive change, but the cancelling of BNW certainly doesn't get my hopes up. Tune into 105.7fm (in Vancouver) from Monday-Friday midnight-4am while you still can. While you're at it, send a message to the CBC to let them know that these are the kinds of shows that they should be bringing to Canadians.(via Said the Gramophone)

Last but certainly not least, Propagandhi are finishing up their new LP (in Vancouver last I heard). The record should be finished in "a few months" according to Chris from the band. (thanks to Tyler)

edit: Metric headline a show at the Commodore the day before they play Arts County Fair (April 7th). Tickets on sale Friday.

now playing: the Stone Roses - Standing Here

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