6 08 2008

And Today is Wednesday!


From in and around the blogosphere:

-Rolling Stone interviews Craig Finn of The Hold Steady. 

-Julie Ocean plays tomorrow night @ Fort Reno in Dc.

-Paris Hilton films a political response to John Mccain… You can check that out here.

-Freddie Ljungberg was released from West Ham with three years remaining under his contract. The Swedish captain is looking at a move to the United States.

Dream of Life, a documentary about Patti Smith is featured on Salon’s Beyond the Multiplex article.

-A newly discovered tape of The Beatles laughing in the depths of Abbey Road was sold today for £9,800. The tape is thought to be from the year 1964 and features performances of early compositions and covers. 

Side One: Don’t Put Me Down Like This; I Feel Fine; She’s A Woman; Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby; Honey Don’t and I’ll Follow The Sun

Side Two: I’ll Follow The Sun, I’m A Loser, I’ll Follow The Sun again, Too Much Monkey Business, Nitty Gritty, Something’s Gotta Hold Of Me and I Shall Not Be Moved.


-Radiohead’s virtually-free In Rainbows was overwhelmingly pirated as opposed to bought for a nominal fee through their website. Statistics by The Performing Rights Society showed that 2.3 million people downloaded the album illegally in under four weeks. For more click here.

With the Olympic Games around the corner, here are two songs with Chinese in their titles. You can judge their relevance to the actual country later. To go along with that is Thom Yorke’s beautiful rendition of After the Gold Rush.

Califone- Chinese Actor

M. Ward-Chinese Translation

Thom-Yorke-After the Gold Rush (Neil Young cover)




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