Sunday, June 05, 2005
details of the war

The Greenhornes are set to open for the White Stripes for both of their Vancouver shows. Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler from the band, along with Brendan Benson also make up the remainder of Jack White's new side project, the Raconteurs, so maybe Mr. Karen Elson will drop in on their opening set.

Not only is Everclear still making music, but they're playing in Surrey. Ouch.

The New York Post delivers its list of "the Best Songs of 2005 (so far)," proving that either a) they are tone deaf or b) it's been a really bad year. You can use the following login/password if you don't want to register: login: leavemealone@mailinator.com password: goaway (yay Bug Me Not!)

Finally, I turn your attention to Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, whose song "Details of the War" has been dominating my WinAmp playlist as of late. Apparently they're getting a bit of a buzz in their hometown of New York (don't worry, they're not one of "those" bands). Talking Head-ish, with a lead singer that sounds more than a little like Dan Bejar. Mystery and Misery has some mp3s up.

now playing: Kanye West feat. Fonzworth Bentley, Luke, and Twista - the New Workout Plan (Lil' Jon Remix)

2 Comments:

the Greenhornes are dope. I saw them in a tiny, sweaty venue in MTL last summer, opening for the Dirtbombs. 45 straight minutes, without any breaks between songs, with a few decent Yardbirds covers thrown in. They'll be better than the last openers the white Stripes had (Ima Robot, I think) when they played the plaza of nations.

By Blogger Graham, at 3:41 PM  

great blog. went down to Sasq fest from Van too. great day. thanks for the bit torrent links...you can never have too much arcade fire.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2:37 PM  

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