The Siskel and Ebert of rock and roll go on late night TV. Awkwardness and some hilarity ensues… YouTube: Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot on Conan O’Brien Kot writes about the experience on his blog, including what happened during the commercial breaks. Spoiler: Conan digs Radiohead. You can listen to Rivers Cuomo’s favorite radio show … Continue reading Sound Opinions vs. Conan
Caught this lovely song from Seattle born and LA raised Alison Sudol on Letterman this week. The 22 year old songwriter lists British bands Aqualung, Radiohead, Coldplay and Keane as influences but I find this song more engaging than just about anything those sad sacks have done. David Letterman – Come On, Come Out – … Continue reading Video: Come On, Come Out – A Fine Frenzy
The Athens trio tears it up on Letterman. Too bad the clip is slightly marred by the same shitty sound most of these TV shows have for live music because I imagine this was monster in person. Why can’t they figure out how to get good sound on TV soundstages? This isn’t new technology! Bad … Continue reading The Whigs on Letterman
AOL’s Spinner has the new Mountain Goats video for “Sax Rohmer #1”, the first single off the new album, Heretic Pride, due February 19 on 4AD. Directed by Ace Norton. MP3: The Mountain Goats – “Sax Rohmer #1” Via tmg.
It’s Friday. Let’s watch some Freddy and the Four Gone Conclusions videos!
YouTube: Heavy Trash – “Way Out” You’ve gotta love Jon Spencer. And astronauts.
Yahoo! Music: Rivers Cuomo – “Blast Off!” Great ‘stache, homie!
MP3: Super Furry Animals – “The Gift That Keeps Giving” an outtake from Hey Venus. And starting on December 17, the band will count down to the New Year with “daily SFA offerings and exclusives” on their website. Video:
YouTube: The White Stripes – “Conquest” From Icky Thump. The video is muy bueno. But I prefer the Patti Page version of the song… Via Detour.
Video: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Amazing Grace” and “How Long do I Have to Wait for You?” (Live in France) Also: Spin has some great live photos of Ms. Jones. Happy Thanksgiving, y’all. Try to be nice to your families.