One of my bands opened up for Pit Er Pat a while back – we sought them out because we have a healthy fixation for anything on the Thrill Jockey label. If you dig on off-kilter carnival rhythms and cryptic interlocking male/female vocals, you’ll be doing yourself a favor by clicking here. Tour dates after […]
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Bobby Conn’s “Never Get Ahead.” Brilliant. Many people, however, voted this as the “Worst Video Ever” on VH1. I worry for those people. Bobby went so far as to discuss the video on one of his blogs, which if you fear clicking on that link, is copied and pasted below the jump.
My band Bear Hunter played with these guys a few years back in Sacramento and it’s safe to say that they own. Can’t wait to hear the new album. NEW ALBUM HIGH TIME SET FOR RELEASE IN OCTOBER! Thrill Jockey is pleased to announce the imminent arrival of High Time on October 21st! The new […]
I’m feeling the new Tunng video, it’s kinda like Kubrick‘s 2001: A Space Odyssey meets The Muppets Take Manhattan, set to an early Bowie-esque ragtime-y shuffle. Good to know there are still some bands that pack enough heat to blow up the sun. US Tour dates after the jump.
This is just a little reminder of how rad Bobby Conn is. I defy you to listen to Never Get Ahead and not smile. In fact, you can stream most of his catalog from the Thrill Jockey Catalog Archive. (I highly recommend his surreal cover of Badfinger’s “Without You” off Lovessonnggs. Video for (the family […]