Saturday, November 11th, 2006

The Legend Of Curly's Gold

Today is Rememberence Day in Canada. In addition to remembering our war veterans, let us also remember Jack Palance, who passed away yesterday and whom I’m embarrassed to say I thought was already dead.

John K Samson of The Weakerthans guest-blogs at Said The Gramophone with beautiful results.

Stomp & Stammer offers up a charming interview with Joanna Newsom, whose Ys is out on Tuesday and is pretty much the last new 2006 release I expect to be picking up this year. Via Zoilus, who offers some thoughts on Newsom’s recent press clippings.

Victoria Legrand of Beach House tells The Georgia Straight she comes by her sleepy singing style naturally. BrooklynVegan rounds up some of the blogger buzz surrounding the band right now.

The Swarthmore Phoenix interviews The New Pornographers’ Blaine Thurier, whom they identify as Blaine Thunder. Because if anyone needs a porn star name, it’s this guy.

Joe Pernice warns Gaper’s Block that he is “safe and appropriate for no woman”. There is a context for this quote.

Hate Something Beautiful interviews TV On The Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe.

Nerve Q&As Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear.

CMJ talks to Mew about their CMJ festival experience.

The Decemberists’ session for AOL’s Interface is now up and at ’em. They are also asking fans to finish their green-screen video for “O Valencia!” – details of the contest at MTVU. And thanks to Annie for the link to this YouTube clip of some of the band’s REM covers from their Halloween show in Massachusetts.

By : Frank Yang at 10:04 am
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  1. Eric Grubbs says:

    Wow. I didn’t know this. Great actor, especially in Batman.

  2. sam says:

    seriously–i also thought he was dead. can one imagine a deja vu like that?