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Sunday, October 7th, 2007

Stay Out Super Late Tonight

Welcome to the placeholder post. A late final night at Pop Montreal and an early morning flight means there’s no time for a post-mortems today. Instead, I shall clear out some various links that have been accumulating over the past few days, starting with some of The National’s recent press clippings. Frontman Matt Berninger took the time to talk to The Montreal Gazette and The McGill Daily in advance of their show at Le Theatre National tonight. The Vancouver Province and The Somerville Journal also have conversations. The National are in Toronto at the Phoenix tomorrow night.

And if you’re looking for more Thanksgiving weekend rock options, consider Ted Leo & The Pharmacists at the Mod Club tonight. The Times-Union has an interview with the man they call the “everyman of punk”

You’ve almost certainly heard by now, but the Arcade Fire’s big fancy October 6 surprise was an interactive video for “Neon Bible”. If you’ve always wanted to play pattycake with Win Butler, you ship has come in.

Video: Arcade Fire – “Neon Bible”

Neil Young talks to The Guardian about how Carole King killed the original Chrome Dreams album some 30 years ago. The sequel to that record, Chrome Dreams II, will be released on October 23.

The Telegraph and Inside Bay Area talk to Steve Earle.

The List interviews The Decemberists.

Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino gives Filter a list of some of his favourite things.

Okkervil River’s Will Sheff compares and contrasts Mick Jagger and Rod Stewart for The Houston Chronicle.

Spoon stickman Jim Eno tells On Milwaukee that he loves Milwaukee. Spoon are at the Kool Haus next Monday night, October 15.

Dallas News talks to Rilo Kiley’s Blake Sennett about the value of time apart.

Josh Ritter tells The Washington Post that he likes Dylan, but doesn’t like like Dylan.

This week on The InterfaceJose Gonzalez. NPR has an interview and is also streaming his recent show in DC. Gonzalez is at the Mod Club on December 7.

By : Frank Yang at 7:39 am
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