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Twitter Roundup #10

Tweet tweetBelow are the things we’ve posted to Twitter recently. In reverse chronological order, just like Twitter… We’re reposting 138 tweets this time with a total of 107 links to stuff that (mostly) didn’t end up on GLONO.

Phil tweets another show in Portland, this time featuring Hello Morning and Little Beirut. And I upload a blurry twitpic of Robbie Fulks and Nora O’Connor at the Hideout.

# “Stairway To Heaven” meets “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” Could be about 40 seconds shorter, but it’s still better than Zep. http://ow.ly/18g23 about 2 hours ago

# Only a few days left to enter our birthday contest to win a free GLONO t-shirt. Do it. http://ow.ly/18dg5 about 4 hours ago

# RT @MOJOmagazine: Primal Scream will play Screamadelica live, in its entirety, at London’s Olympia in November! http://tinyurl.com/yfn6w7h about 5 hours ago

# “…and warning other whites that they can’t ever presume to know racial disadvantage.” (part 2 of 2) http://ow.ly/185cE about 15 hours ago

# “Take away his use of the ‘N-word,’ and you have a white musician commenting on the privilege of race…” (part 1 of 2) http://ow.ly/185cE about 15 hours ago

# “He is your grandmother’s living room. Don’t cause a ruckus.” RT @slicingeyeballs: Re-Surrender to Jonathan Richman http://bit.ly/aLnuaU about 17 hours ago

Lots more below, and you might consider following us on Twitter if you want to keep up with this stuff as it happens…

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Kasabian – West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum

Kasabian - West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumKasabianWest Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (RCA)

I am not sure who gets the credit for this, but I am loving the influence late-60s cinema rock is having on the modern musical palette. I am talking about the big beat, organ heavy pop that provided the rock and roll backdrop to many-a-teen movie in the 60s. It was supposed to sound like the bands that made up the era’s Hit Parade, but because it was generally written, produced and recorded by session players looking for a few more bucks, it took on a particularly polished personality. All the fuzzy guitars and back beats were there, but this wasn’t music made by scruffy twenty-somethings living the high life in the English country, it was American musical day laborers who had their own particular understanding of youth culture and the music business. THAT music has been creeping into recent releases (most often produced by or somehow associated with Danger Mouse) and I love it.

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