Tuesday, October 25, 2005
get set

According to his official website, Jack White's good buddy, Brendan Benson is scheduled to appear in Vancouver in less than two weeks. I haven't seen any promo or heard anything (other than the anonymous tip in the comments a couple of posts down), but he should be playing the Plaza Club on November 7th.

Head over to RazorBladeRunner right now. He's got the Dahlback remix of Death from Above's "Romantic Rights" up... and it's sick.

A correction to the report earlier this week about Ryan Adams' appearance on Letterman. Ryan and the Cardinals will appear on November 28th, not November 4th. Apologies for the mixup. They're still going to play "Come Pick Me Up." As consolation, here's one of the bonus tracks from the import version of Jacksonville City Nights.

download: Ryan Adams - I Still Miss Someone (Johnny Cash Cover)

Yet you can still find a wide arrange of firearms without problem... (via Product Shop NYC)

Last, but certainly not least... I'm a little late, but the one year anniversary of Elliott Smith's death came and went on October 21st. In celebration of his life, here's a download of my favourite song of his.

download: Elliott Smith - Angel In The Snow

More unreleased Elliott tunes here

now playing: Elliott Smith - Angel In The Snow

3 Comments:

I just saw a poster for the Brendan Benson show today.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1:20 a.m.  

Brendan Benson played to about... 40... 50 people tops last night at the Plaza. Quite lame turnout. You'd think he could have pulled more people, but the venue + Monday night were killers. I had a hard time heading to work the next morning.

He played a suprising mix of old and new, throwing in quite a few from Lapalco and One Mississippi, not just flogging Alternative to Love.

Sound quality was suspect, combined with the lack of turnout, it was a bit of a flat show. Not as engaged as he could have been. Still, much appreciated finally seeing him live in Vancouver...

By Blogger Gordon, at 11:15 p.m.  

Hey, I was wondering if you could somehow repost "I still miss someone" from the jcn import.. I've been looking for some of the bonus tracks for a while now..
-jeremy
AIM: iamjeremythomas

By Blogger jeremy thomas, at 4:12 p.m.  

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