Where I learned I no longer like indie rock. Fortunately, there’s better stuff.
The latest round of good stuff that Pitchfork has given up recently on their Forkcast…
Video: Panda Bear – “Take Pills” Two years (to the week!) after the release of Person Pitch, Paw Tracks releases a trippy new video for “Take Pills.” Who knew pandas had such long tails? Directed by Brian DeGraw. Panda Bear: MySpace, wiki.
Animal Collective‘s Noah Lennox (a/k/a Panda Bear) talks to Variety and reveals that he’s a little creeped out by old dudes writing about his band: There’s an area of music journalism that has gotten more interested in this one. I don’t think ‘mainstream’ is the right word for it, but maybe an older journalistic world? … Continue reading Animal Collective Weirded Out by Old Dudes
Just because it’s been several months since we’ve done a Forkast update, it doesn’t mean we haven’t been paying attention. • The Long Blondes – “Here Comes The Serious Bit” from Couples, out now in the UK and due May 6 in the U.S. from Rough Trade • Panda Bear – “Comfy in Nautica” (XXXChange … Continue reading Fun with Forkast, Round 8
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