Two of my favorite artists released songs to the internet last weekend. Fiona Apple posted a song from her upcoming album to Soundcloud, while Liz Phair sent an MP3 to the administrator of her biggest fan site and announced via Twitter that it’s “a stand-alone track, not what new record will sound like at all.” … Continue reading New songs from Fiona Apple and Liz Phair: Do you believe in third chances?
Stream: Jonathan Richman – “My Music (For MOJO Magazine)” This is so good. MOJO magazine shared this fantastic poem and here’s the back story: “The preposterously youthful 60-year-old is currently touring the UK, and while MOJO’s requests for an interview met with the usual polite refusal, Richman offered to interview himself in the form of … Continue reading Jonathan Richman recites poem about playing clubs at 60
Stream: Jack White – “Love Interruption” Wurlitzer electric piano, acoustic guitar, then: I want love to roll me over slowly, stick a knife inside me, and twist it all around. I want love to grab my fingers gently, slam them in a doorway, put my face into the ground. And that’s how Jack White introduces … Continue reading Hear the first single from Jack White’s solo album
Stream: The Doors – “She Smells So Nice” Seems crazy that they’re still digging up new Doors material, but apparently producer Bruce Botnick discovered this one while preparing the session tapes for L.A. Woman, which is once again being reissued on January 24. Curious that it didn’t turn up when they released the 40th Anniversary … Continue reading How about that new Doors song?
New releases from David Lowery, the Civil Wars, et al.
New releases from Talib Kweli, The Get Up Kids, et al.
New releases from British Sea Power, Tapes ‘n Tapes, et al.
New releases from Josh Groban, Lee DeWyze, and Norah Jones. Tough week.
New releases from Matt and Kim, Andrew Bird, Elliott Smith, et al.
Plus Buddy Guy, Crowded House, Bryan Ferry, Prefab Sprout, et al.