New Pornographers Continue to Rock!

And honestly is anyone out there surprised? Here’s a sneak look at a track from Challenger, the upcoming New Pornographers release. Like all those NP songs we’ve come to love this has a super catchy hook and difficult to interpret lyrics. And like all those other NP songs I don’t care what it means I still think it’s awesome. MP3: The New Pornographers- My Rights Versus Yours Buy New Pornographers:InsoundAmazon

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Pavement

Sasha: Ok enough of this emo nonsense and back to the good old-fashioned indie rock. And is there an old-fashioned indie rock band more emblematic of um old-fashioned indie rock than Pavement? Check out especially the song Rang Life from the album Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain for the lyrics: “Out on tour with the smashing pumpkinsNature kids, they dont have no functionI dont understand what they meanAnd I could really give a fuck.” Malkmus has claimed that the line was meant to be light hearted […]

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Emo Warning!

Sasha: Apparently there is an emo epidemic sweeping the nation! (or at least Utah) These kids wear black clothes and girl pants, be warned they are known to listen to sad music. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYyUT3lG96Q] Seriously this is the funniest thing I’ve seen in awhile, they play The Emo Song by Adam and Andrew, which is a parody. The best part might be the emo fashions they show, jeans with bright flowers and fringe? A bright orange collared shirt? I also really like the part about the […]

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Hold Onto That FEEEEEELING!

silverunity: So as Sasha already stated, the Housewives spent the weekend stuffing their faces with cake and rocking out (aka starting a skanking circle in the middle of the dancefloor) at a good friends wedding. It was a cool wedding, and instead of having a dj, our friend just used his iPod. There was one problem with this: The housewives (well, me and sasha at least) really wanted to hear some Journey this wedding, and he didn’t have any on his Ipod. So, since the […]

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Holy Matrimony Batman!

All three of the housewives are going to a wedding this weekend so we’ll be too busy eating cake and cutting a rug to update the blog for a couple days. In the mean time here’s a little wedding mix dedicated to the happy couple! MP3: Ramones- Oh Oh I Love Her DoMP3: The Celibate Rifles- Let’s Get MarriedMP3: Munch Munch- WeddingMP3: Iron and Wine- Love And Some Verses Buy:Ramones, The Celibate Rifles, Munch Munch, Iron and Wine

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How Many Indie Rockers From The Land Down Under Does It Take To Screw In A Lightbulb?

silverunity: Ok, so I’m not even going to pretend I know the first thing about indie rock in the US, let alone New Zealand. Sasha is the indie expert in this neck of the woods. I usually stay with punk and ska, which are far superior to indie any day (just kidding… seriously though.) Since I’m not usually a fan of indie rock, Motocade made a huge impression on me. I gotta say, they are the first indie band that I can actually listen to […]

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Wilco Demos

Sasha:I was really excited when Wilco’s Sky Bule Sky came out but like other people I’ve talked to I ended up being pretty disappointed. Same thing happened when A Ghost Is Born came out. For some reason Wilco has never been able to hit me again the same way they did with Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. That’s why I was so happy to get a copy of the YHF demos. It’s great to hear the transformation of so many songs I love and there are some […]

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Moes Haven

Sasha:Moes Haven is a two man (Matt Farley and Tom Scalzo) band from New Hampshire. Much like Paleo’s 356 day song diary, in 2006 they recorded 30-minutes of music every day for a year. The best 16 songs from the project were released as the album “Victory is Ours! (For Now).” With their sense of humor and detail oriented lyrics they remind me of early Mountain Goats with a splash a twee pop. The album is definitely worth checking out with such songs as “Canadian […]

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Last Good Riddance Show Ever!

silverunity:So I’ve posted before about how Good Riddance broke up, however, they announced a last show at The Catalyst in California on May 27th. If you are lucky enough to live near there (and that’s anywhere within a 200 mile radius…), this is your last chance to catch an amazing band. They’ll also be recording a live album… so if you’re obnoxious enough, maybe you’ll be be on the CD. And since the mp3s on the other posting are no longer valid… I’ll put up […]

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The Mountain Goats

Sasha:As you could probably guess from my two previous Mountain Goats posts I love the Mountain Goats, they are easily my favorite band. Which is why I was so happy to see the start of an all Mountain Goats blog. Emotional Karaoke is a blog that discusses one MG song every day, the author only writes about the songs while listening to them (with an occasional addendum). So far he’s doing a great job, I especially liked his Quito and Standard Bitter Love Song #8 […]

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