MP3: Shelley Short – “A Cave” from A Cave, A Canoo, out October 13 on Hush. Shelley Short has announced a contest where the person who sends in the most knee-slappingly adorable photo of their pet will win a copy of her limited edition vinyl. “The contest will be judged by Shelley herself, along with … Continue reading Shelley Short – A Cave
Video: Shelley Short – “Time Machine / Submarine” We first encountered Shelley Short when she, along with GLONO‘s own Quasar Wut-Wut, opened up for Colin Meloy of the Decemberists at Schubas a few years ago. Our pal Andy Rader even played upright bass with her for a while. Her stuff is always worth hearing, so … Continue reading Shelley Short – Time Machine / Submarine
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
Bob Mehr profiles Shelley Short, “future darling of the Americana set,” for the Chicago Reader. Shelley’s great new album, Captain Wild Horse Rides the Heart of Tomorrow, comes out on Valentine’s Day.
In front of what may have been the most respectful crowd ever assembled for an acoustic show, Decemberists leader Colin Meloy delivered an entertaining set that was equal parts humor and humility.