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Thursday, August 5th, 2004

Lady Pilot

I apologize for my site going AWOL for about four hours yesterday afternoon. I think a server in Pennsylvania blew up.

The Neko Case live album recorded back in March and April in Chicago and Toronto (the pic is from the first Toronto show) whilst backed by The Sadies will be coming out November 9. It’s entitled The Tigers Have Spoken and Billboard has details while Pitchfork reports the tracklist as follows:

01 If You Knew

02 Soulful Shade of Blue (Buffy Sainte-Marie)

03 Hex (Catherine Ann Irwin)

04 Train From Kansas City (Shangri-La’s)

05 The Tigers Have Spoken

06 Blacklisted

07 Loretta (Townes Van Zandt)

08 Favorite

09 Rated X (Loretta Lynn)

10 This Little Light (Traditional)

11 Wayfaring Stranger (Traditional)

These were amazing shows, this will be a great record. They were also shooting video footage ostensibly for a DVD but there’s been no word on that coming out yet. Hope it comes to pass. There will also be new studio album due out in the Spring.

Exclaim’s cover boy for this month is Joel Gibb of The Hidden Cameras. The piece talks about the history of the Cameras and new album Mississauga Goddam.

NOW profiles Rogue Wave, in town Sunday opening for AC Newman at Lee’s Palace.

Death Cab are putting out an iTunes-only EP comprising tracks from a ‘Studio X Session’. Bummer that it’s iTunes only, but I expect the tracks will be available on your friendly neighbourhood P2P network within, oh, 12 seconds of release.

Everyone’s favorite Nebraskan disco-new wave outfit The Faint are going to be at Lee’s Palace October 10 to promote their new album Wet From Birth, out September 14. New Yorkers TV On The Radio and some group called Beep Beep (YOU do a google search on “beep beep”) support. I suspect there will be much dancing that night.

That French Kicks show at the Guvernment on September 21 isn’t theirs – they’re opening for Keane. Ah.

If you’ve got a lot of time on your hands and feel like reading some Wilco press, this site has gone to the trouble of transcribing as many magazine articles on the band into HTML as possible, including pictures. Whoa. The Globe & Mail, The Toronto Sun and The Toronto Star all have reviews of Tuesday night’s show. And The Montreal Gazette has a profile (from LHB).

The Star also has a piece on Montreal’s Arcade Fire, in town Saturday to play the Olympic Island concert. I heard a couple tracks off of Funeral, out September 14. They were good.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinal talks to Old 97’s frontman Rhett Miller about their new album Drag It Up and the band reaching the decade mark in age.

Low Morale has a lovely and sad Flash video for an acoustic recording of Radiohead’s “Creep”. While it’s fan-made, it could easily fit in with any of the Radiohead’s more recent videos. From Morecowbell.net.

Whew.

np – The Sleepy Jackson / Lovers

By : Frank Yang at 8:39 am
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  1. tbone says:

    here’s beep beep’s website, nothing there though.

    http://…/