Tuesday, May 24, 2005
testament to youth in verse

the New Pornographers play the Commodore September 23rd. I'm always thrilled to see the Vancouver "supergroup," but making this even more exciting is the fact that Destroyer is scheduled as the headliner. Dan Bejar usually likes to avoid performing with his pornographic bandmates, but seeing as he'll be there anyhow, chances are he'll sing a couple.

Jason Collett is scheduled to open June 25th's Lucinda Williams show. (Thanks Shea)

If you haven't already done so, go and pick up the new Sleater-Kinney record, the Woods. You should go do it asap. Pitchfork likes it so much they decided not to post the review today. Even though the record is among their best, a big f-you goes out to Sub Pop for making the cd+dvd version import only in Canada.

now playing: Belle and Sebastian - Put the Book Back on the Shelf

4 Comments:

totakky unrelated most likely stupid question... where;s malkin bowl? i don't think i've ever heard of it.

By Anonymous britt, at 12:10 AM  

stanley park... which means i will probably just sit outside and listen, rather than paying $40

By Blogger Quinn, at 1:00 AM  

amazon.ca is selling the CD+DVD edition of the Sleater-Kinney album for $19.99 - domestic pricing. Shipping time is 1 to 2 weeks, but if you gotta have the DVD, it may be your best option.

By Anonymous frank, at 1:52 PM  

hmmm.. that actually isn't too bad.

Depends what's on the DVD, I guess.

I'm going to be in Seattle on Sunday after Sasquatch the day before, so maybe I can find it there.. although that would still leave me with an extra copy of the album.

By Blogger Quinn, at 2:54 PM  

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