Monday, March 14, 2005
whenever i wake up...

Some new music for you:

Andrew Bird did a studio performance for Minnesota Public Radio recently where he played a brand new song called "Dark Matter." (thanks for Kyle for the headsup)

I ripped the stream from the radio website into an mp3 for your downloading pleasure...
download: Andrew Bird - Dark Matter (live on MPR 5-10-05)

Andrew's new record, "The Mysterious Production of Eggs," is out now and is marvelous. Even Pitchfork liked it! (buy it here) Unfortunately, the closest his tour comes is Seattle (April 10th at the Tractor Tavern), but you can get a taste of his live show at the Archive.org.

In other new music news, Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs is featured on a brand new track that is, thus far, only available on... an Adidas commercial. It's directed by Spike Jonze (who also did the YYYs' Y-Control video), and features the music of "Squeak E. Clean" and Miss Ohm. Here's hoping that the former is someone's part time pseudonym... cause its rather unfortunate.

See the commercial here: Hello Tomorrow

In other Karen O news, yeahyeahyeahs.tk reports that she's collaborating with Gabe and JP of the Locust and Cody of the Blood Bros. for a thrash metal/hardcore project called Head Wound City. They'll be putting out a 12" on Three One G in a couple months.

Finally, as Trevor mentioned in the comments of the last entry, Max Weinberg joined Death From Above 1979 halfway through their performance of "Romantic Rights" on Conan.

You can download a .mov of the whole show in the DFA1979 LJ Community

now playing: Saturday Looks Good to Me - When You Got to New York

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