Wednesday, May 16, 2007
i feel it all



It's totally redundant to post something that's on the PFork mainpage, but just how excellent is this video of Feist's performance on Jimmy Kimmel? I am sort of regretting my decision not to buy tickets to her show tonight now.

Rufus Wainwright is at the Plaza on July 28th with the lovely Sarah Slean. Unfortunately, I don't think Miss Slean will be performing her Toronto Songbook set.

Immaculate Machine are at the Ukrainian Hall on June 16th for an all-ages celebration of the release of their forthcoming long-player, Fables. Victoria, Victoria! and Meat Draw support.

The Clips are at the ANZA on June 1st with Run Chico Run, Ghost House, and Japandroids.

Brooklyn Vegan posts a letter from Trent Reznor about CD pricing.
The ABSURD retail pricing of Year Zero in Australia. Shame on you, UMG. Year Zero is selling for $34.99 Australian dollars ($29.10 US). No wonder people steal music. Avril Lavigne's record in the same store was $21.99 ($18.21 US).
By the way, when I asked a label rep about this his response was: "It's because we know you have a real core audience that will pay whatever it costs when you put something out - you know, true fans. It's the pop stuff we have to discount to get people to buy."
So... I guess as a reward for being a "true fan" you get ripped off.
now playing: Neil Young - Harvest Moon

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4 Comments:

Not to rub it in, but the Feist concert was in one word: AWESOME! The Orpheum was a great venue for her and the crowd was 100% in to it! It's a toss up between what was better: Her performance, her witty one-sided banter, or the sheer ease of the crowd participation. Easily topped her last show at the Commodore!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12:44 a.m.  

Bloody Aussies!

By Anonymous Sean, at 2:37 a.m.  

How could you say that the audience was 100% in to the show, when they barely sang along. It must have been hard for such a large audience to make such little noise. I though Chad kind of stole the show anyways.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12:08 p.m.  

It is too bad you didn't go - even with the audience's issues with clapping, I think it may have been concert of the year for me so far. ('course, I didn't go to Justice...)
~a.

By Anonymous Aleksandra, at 12:30 p.m.  

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