Monday, January 08, 2007
run for the cover of bunkers and basements

Ladyhawk is at the ANZA on the 11th with Pride Tiger and Sports. I didn't know about Pride Tiger being on the bill until I went over to Chalked Up, and now wish that I was not working on Thursday night (twice as much, because I also want to head down to the Plaza that night for LitS), but hopefully I can book it down to some show in time. According to Ladyhawk's MySpace message, the show is "in support of Budgie's Burritos," which seems like a weird thing to have a benefit for, but perhaps there's some situation that I don't know about.

Speaking of MySpace, if you head over to Ladyhawk's you'll find that Duffy has kindly posted the lyrics to the songs off of their record (and then some) and also revealed that their new EP (now titled Fight for Anarchy) is due out this spring!

Uffie is at the Royal Unicorn Cabaret on February 14th with Feadz behind the decks. Nothing screams V.D. like really bad rapping. Feadz pre/post-set DJ magic might be good enough to spark a dance inspired romance though.

Simon from Jump + Dash (who were pretty good at Shindig) emailed to let me know that they're playing a show on January 19th at Pat's. The National Shield headline and It's a Living Thing and Huge Manatease round out the bill.

Headless Ponch directs us to YouTube, where the Arcade Fire have revealed the tracklist for Neon Bible via an infomericial featuring "Juno Award winning guitarist, Richard Perry." If you for some reason missed this everywhere else it was reported, you should also probably know that "Black Mirror" is now streaming from the band's official site.

Finally, check out Coke Machine Glow's new podcast, if only for Cadence Weapon covering Chad VanGaalen and Ladyhawk covering Joel Phelps.

now playing: Pavement - Unseen Power of the Picket Fence*

*for the record, "Circus Envy" is probably my least favourite song.

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2/9 David Choi @ the Rio
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2/14 The Ballyntines and Pleasure Cruise (TT) @ the Biltmore
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3/27 The Ting Tings @ the Commodore
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4/7 Heartless Bastards @ the Media Club
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4/8 Gotye @ the Vogue (AA)
4/9 Cults @ Venue
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4/10 Andrew Bird w/Laura Marling @ the Vogue (AA)
4/13 The Odds and the Grapes of Wrath @ the Rickshaw
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