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Jeremy Barnes Shares His Favorite Gypsy Jams

Former Neutral Milk Hotel drummer and current leader of A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Jeremy Barnes compiles a list of 20 examples of his favorite Romanian music for FACT magazine: Musicians in Romania and Hungary have given much of the best Romanian gypsy music that I have to me. It is not something that is … Continue reading Jeremy Barnes Shares His Favorite Gypsy Jams

21 Best SXSW 2009 MP3s

South by Southwest does a great job of letting attendees (and everybody else) do some homework before the shows and preview tracks by showcased bands. Here are a bunch of our faves. • The Asteroid #4 – “These Flowers of Ours” (web, sxsw) • Black Lips – “O Katrina!” (web, sxsw) • The Dollyrots – … Continue reading 21 Best SXSW 2009 MP3s

Jeff Tweedy, Failed Rock Critic

So Jeff Tweedy is now reviewing records for the New York Times: So, Mr. Would-Be Critic With Alt-Rock Leanings… “I’m probably the only person that wanted to be a rock critic and failed at it and started a band.” His recommendations: • Dr. Dog – We All Belong • Grizzly Bear – The Yellow House … Continue reading Jeff Tweedy, Failed Rock Critic