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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Goodbye RBally, Mule, Venice is Sinking, Cinematic Orchestra, Greg Dulli, Neil Young, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, My Morning Jacket, Broken Social Scene, M Ward, Pogues and Turnpike Glow review


First, goodbye RBally and thank you for all the wonderful music you have provided.

Berkeley Place has some Greg Dulli, Afghan Whigs, Twilight Singers rarities.


Music is Art has a performance by the cinematic orchestra from 6-24-01


Something I Learned has a few tracks by the almighty Mule


Southern Shelter has a live Venice is Sinking show from 9-29-06.


The Aquarium Drunk has two shows, Neil Young live 2-27-71 and my morning jacket live on KVRX in 2000.


Brooklyn Vegan gives some love to local musician Death Vessel, while the commenters aren't quite so kind.


Bradley's Almanac has the recent Brandeis University Broken Social Scene show.


Kwana Na Kisser has some 1969-70 outtakes from Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash.


Ick Music has a couple of things- a video of M Ward on a late night tv show (love the mike watt sticker) and also a Pogues show from 5-10-85.


Record Robot posts the rare Leonard Nemoy album "The Touch of...."


Jefito has a great, unique website. It has always been a place to stop in and read his detailed and painfully honest profiles of musicians bodies of work over their careers- album by album, warts and all. Aside from posting amazing live shows and rare collections of outtakes, he also loves to review horrible cds from the cutout bin. He recently ran a review of our Turnpike Glow release.


Turnpike Glow - Rush Home

here's Rush Home in 75 words or less:

Evokes the best of early-early '90s alt-pop, when the guitars were good 'n swirly and the layers of sound were airy and plentiful. The RIYL thing is seldom accurate enough to be useful, but call these guys, oh, I don't know, The Sundays meets Pavement, but with enough of a twist to keep nostalgia from completely running the show. Download a pair of songs from the band's website and hear for yourself.

m @ 7:36 AM


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