Sunday, February 11, 2007
sound of silver

LCD Soundsystem are at the Commodore on May 3rd with James Murphy and Pat Mahoney sticking around town for a DJ set at a venue tba the next day. I've been listening to Sound of Silver over and over for the last couple days for a review I'm writing, and after being initially impressed, but not blown away, I'm definitely coming around on the record. It certainly doesn't grab you and shake you like their debut (or the singles that preceded it), but once you let it sink in, it's probably a better record overall. Plus the drums on "Get Innocuous" are the time of thing that melts your brain (in a good way).

The Acorn are at the Gallery on March 28th. I haven't gotten around to checking them out yet, but Matthew has sung their praises numerous times.

Lastly (and also probably least), in an ongoing attempt to be cutting edge circa 2002, I was fiddling around with AcidPro and made a mashup using the most ubiquitious indie club night track ever and also the new Avril Lavigne single. Seriously.

download: Le Tigre - Deceptacon (From Blown Speakers' Robot Girlfriend Edit)

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4 Comments:

acorn = wonderful. don't miss them.

By Anonymous frank, at 6:55 a.m.  

The Acorn is like that beautiful autumn sweater you imagine yourself wearing every year while frolicking all cinema-like in fallen leaves with the equally cinematic love of your life.

In reality, you wonder why you're still wearing those tearaway trackpants from grade seven.

Also, in reality, Acorn vs. Ratatat: who will win?

By Anonymous Jackie, at 11:28 a.m.  

Good job with the Le Tigre mashup.

Deceptacon is just so damn catchy, and when it's paired with "Hey Mickey..." well, let's just say I could make an amazing pun about velcro baseball gloves.

By Anonymous Scott Clayton, at 10:16 p.m.  

The Acorn just signed to Paper Bag, so they'll be touring Canada a few more times this year. Ratatat probably won't. See Ratatat instead!

By Anonymous matthew, at 1:23 p.m.  

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