Thursday, February 15, 2007
nothing is the only thing you ever seem to have

Man Man are at Richard's on April 1st. They sorta blew my friggin' mind at the Media Club. Hopefully things translate as well at Richard's.

Dead Meadow are at the Plaza on March 25th with Spindrift. I saw the headliners in Toronto a few years back, and remember thinking that I probably would've enjoyed myself more if I were the type to indulge in heavy drug use.

Amon Tobin is at the Commodore on June 22nd.

PFork reports that Kill Rocks Stars is releasing an Elliott Smith Rarities comp on May 8th. I don't really go out of my way to mention such things (since there are a billion other places that do it better and more regularly), but I'm pretty enthused that my absolute favourite Elliott tune, "Angel in the Snow" is track 1 on disc 1 (of the two disc set), which marks the first time that it's received an official release.

If you still have money in your old-dudes-playing-ridiculously-expensive-shows fund after Police tix go on sale this Saturday, you might be interested to know that Roger Waters is at GM Place on June 21st.

StatusQ, over at Beyond Robson, thought I'd make an interesting interview subject. I think he was mistaken, but his efforts are appreciated.

Anybody make it to Sparklehorse tonight?

now playing: Sipreano - Golden Ears

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5 Comments:

That's an insightful comment about Dead Meadow.

By Blogger Shtnstar, at 12:56 AM  

I have no doubt that the Man Man show will be thirty-nine flavours of amazing.

By Blogger scott, at 10:24 AM  

Sparklehorse were really good but played for less than an hour, including the 1 song encore (Gold Day from It's a Wonderful Life). Nice mix of old and new stuff.

By Anonymous Peter, at 12:45 PM  

I'm predicting the Police play Sasquatch. It's right before the scheduled date here and I think Live Nation is behind the Police's tour and they just bought the Gorge Amphitheatre.

By Anonymous g, at 9:28 PM  

nice interview quinn!

By Anonymous Sean, at 5:22 AM  

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