Friday, March 31


KXLU is being added to the radio sidebar. Thanks Sarah!

Les Savy Fav

Les Savy Fav are at it again.

This time it's "Raging In The Plague Age".
Mad Props to the blog Shake Your Fist.

BONUS: Five more Les Savy Fav tracks posted by Clever Titles Are So Last Summer

The Raconteurs

The blog Aujord'hui plus qu'hier (it's french ... bitch) has posted a bunch of BBC recordings by The Raconteurs.


"Store Bought Bones" (Live @ BBC 1)
"It Ain’t Easy" (David Bowie Cover) (Live @ BBC 2)
"Steady As She Goes" (Live Acoustic @ BBC 2)


Thursday, March 30

Google Ads To The People

What is up with the Google Ads on my site?

They have become radicalized.

In the same spirit, here's some more lefty links...

Crooks And Liars
Democracy Now
Free Speech Radio News
Move On
Billionaires For Bush
Talking Points Memo
Air America
Progressive Democrats Of America
Fighting Dems
Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

So the Yeah Yeah Yeahs were on Letterman last night. The blog The Smudge (of Ashen Fluff) took notice and posted "Gold Lion" in all its glory.

Get it here.

POSTSCRIPT: I know that Karen O has been wearing the one handed sparkly glove. I just hope this doesn't lead her down the road to Jackson-esque alienation. Seriously, I'm just a little concerned.

Wednesday, March 29

Pearl Jam

Due to the fact that I keep my head in the sand, I have only just heard that Pearl Jam have a new single which appears to be... well... quite rockin'.

You can stream said single, "World Wide Suicide" at the ten club myspace page.

(Or you can download it from I AM FUEL, YOU ARE FRIENDS, by clicking here).

Tuesday, March 28

Bob Dylan And Johnny Cash

Holy Crap!

I'm not sure why I didn't post this earlier but it's friggin' AWESOME! Mp3s of Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash playing together... Much props to An Aquarium Drunkard.

Get 'em here.

Ted Leo

Ted Leo Rocks! But sometimes when he doesn't have his Pharmacists with him, he rocks mellow. The quite ultra-mega kick-ass blog An Aquarium Drunkard has posted one of Ted's acoustic radio sessions from 2002.

Dig it!

Be sure to check out the audio section of www dot ted leo dot com. He's got a buttload of mp3s available for download, including:

"Some Beginner's Mind"
"Army Bound"
"Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone"
"Bleeding Powers"
"Congressional Dubcision"
"Criminal Piece"
"Loyal To My Sorrowful Country"
"Me And Mia"
"Squeaky Fingers"
"Tell Balgeary, Balgury Is Dead"
"The Anointed One"
"The Crane Takes Flight"
"The Gold Finch And The Red Oak Tree"
"Walking Through"

Monday, March 27

Britt Daniel

The German blog itstoolong has posted some live Britt Daniel tracks (Yes, Britt Daniel of Spoon). There's also a new Snow Patrol song if you're into that sort of thing.

Get them here.

You can also watch Britt on Veronica Mars doing an cover of Elvis Costello's "Veronica" Karaoke style (with annoying dialogue on top).

Saturday, March 25

The Libertines

The blog Kwaya Na Kisser has posted a bunch of Libertines tracks.

Get 'em before Doherty dies.

Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens doin' the Star Spangled Banner?


Shooting At Unarmed Men

Yes, McLusky is Dead.

But now there's... Shooting At Unarmed Men.

Their myspace page has three rockin' tracks for download:

"No One Can Waltz"
"The Pink Ink"
"The Accidental Drummer"

Their label's site is here.

Avenue D


You've got to watch Avenue D's video for "USA = #1".

Watch it here.

Friday, March 24

Black Flag

The blog 7 Inch punk has posted four kick-ass tracks from Black Flag's "Nervous Breakdown" EP:

"Nervous Breakdon"
"Fix Me"
"I've Had It"

What are you waiting for?

The Stooges

The Stooges are just one of the bands in the blog Andimania Hi-Fi-Lo-Fi-No-Fi's potpourri. If you are unfamilar... this is rock spelled r-a-w-k.

Three choice tracks are available: "I Wanna Be Your Dog", "1969", and "Search And Destroy".

Get 'em here.

NOTE: The blog is in German.

Wednesday, March 22


The blog I Guess I'm Floating has posted a truly excellent mp3 of Beck covering the Hank Williams classic..."Your Cheatin' Heart".

Get it here.

Bloc Party

The blog ...good weather for airstrike has posted a butt-load of Bloc Party b-sides and such.

Check 'em out here.

Tuesday, March 21

Eagles Of Death Metal

The blog Work For It has posted a new Eagles Of Death Metal track... "I Like To Move In The Night"


The Eagles Of Death Metal also have a new video for "I Want You So Hard"

There's also a very special teaser for the new album "Death By Sexy"

Monday, March 20


The blog To Die By Your Side has posted a couple of Sebadoh tracks including one of my all time favorites "On Fire".

Dig it!

For some live and not live tracks go to Sebadoh's mp3 page.

Saturday, March 18

The Go! Team

The blog Take Your Medicine is doing a SxSW live track series.

First up... The Go! Team.

Click here for the mp3s.

Friday, March 17

The Clash

Medication, the buddyhead mp3 blog has posted some tracks from the Clash's "Give 'Em Enough Rope".


Yo La Tengo

The blog You Ain't No Picasso has posted set 5 of Yo La Tengo's most recent WFMU covers for pledges.

Get them here.

Tapes 'n Tapes

The blog Gorilla Vs. Bear has a whole bunch of tapes 'n tapes live on KEXP from SXSW.

Get 'em here (or here from sixeyes)

Also... my favorite Tapes 'n Tapes song right now has got to be "10 Gallon Ascots" (Thanks My Old KY Blog).

Don't forget to check out the tapes page on their website.
Myspace page is here.

Thursday, March 16

SxSW 2006 On NPR

NPR has got a story on a few of the bands playing at SxSW 2006, including...

Brother Ali
David Mead
Chris and Thomas
Don Walser

Listen to the story here.

Wednesday, March 15


The blog marathonpacks has posted some live Pixies radio sessions from 1987. Wow, 1987? That's back when they were fresh-faced and perky (yes... now they are old, bald and fat).

Dig it!

POSTSCRIPT: Kim is not bald... yet.

The Go! Team

The blog I Guess I'm Floating has posted a whole bunch of The Go! Team's radio sessions.

Get them here.

Their myspace page is here.

Tuesday, March 14


The blog Veritas Lux Mea has a limited time offer (via yousendit, ick!). A bunch of tracks from "Girls Can Tell" by Spoon.

Download the tracks. Be Amazed. Go and buy the album.

Monday, March 13

Yo La Tengo

ooh ooh ooh... Yo La Tengo covers sets on WFMU.

Head over to the blog you ain't no picasso for the mp3s (Sets 1-4).

Don't forget to check out Yo La's audio page.

Sunday, March 12

The Futureheads

I've got to admit, I pretty much instantly liked The Futureheads. (I also love that cardboard animation at their website).

I hear they put on a mighty good live show. Find out if they do at the blog r bally.

Click here for live Futurehead goodness.

Saturday, March 11

This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb

This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb has had their fifteen minutes of fame. The University of Ohio student, who's bike with a sticker from the band caused a paraniod security officer to call in a bomb squad earlier this week, will not be charged with "inducing panic".

What does This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb sound like?

Find out by listening to "Jack Johnson" (mp3).

Drive Like Jehu

When I first heard Drive Like Jehu in the mid-1990s (thanks Steve) I thought "[string of explitives redacted] this ROCKs!"

The blog Something I Learned Today (nice Husker Du reference) has posted a few tracks that... well... [string of explitives redacted] ROCK!

Get them here.

More Jehu here and here.

More John Reis related rock at Swami.

And don't forget Hot Snakes!

Friday, March 10


Post-Galaxie 500, Dean Wareham formed Luna. Now the blog Plague Of Angels has a nice sampling of Luna's music.

Check it out here.

Thursday, March 9

Sufjan Stevens

What makes a man start to like Christian-theme indie folk music? Seriously, I don't know.

The blog Neiles Life has posted a bunch of Sufjan Stevens rarities.

Get them here.

Steve Earle

Steve Earle covering Nirvana?

The blog ben loves music has the mp3 of "Breed" here.

Ben also has some Hot Chip.

Wednesday, March 8

New Pornographers

The NPR live concert series continues with The New Pornographers and Belle And Sebastian.

The NPR story is here.

Now, NPR gives you the whole concert in an mp3 file. That's great if you want to listen to the whole show in one sitting, but sometimes you just want to listen to one or two tracks. Enter those crafty mp3 bloggers with audio editting software...

The blog So Much Silence has chopped up the New Pornographers show into indivdual tracks here. I'm sure someone will cut up the Belle And Sebastian mp3 soon.

More New Pornographers mp3s and videos here.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
will on TONIGHT!

John Zorn

Hardcore mixed with Jazz? I remember the first time I heard John Zorn's Naked City. It blew my tiny little mind.

The blog Culture Bully has some choice Naked City tracks including: "Batman" "Latin Quartet" and "You Will Be Shot".

Get them here.

Mr. Zorn's label is Tzadik.

More about Zorn here.

Tuesday, March 7


I love covers. I the Pixes. I love Pixies covers. One of my favs is "I Can't Forget" by Leonard Cohen.

The blog Mocking Music
has it here (with a bunch more Leonard Cohen songs and covers).

More Pixies here and here and here and here.

Monday, March 6

Belle And Sebastian

Now that Belle And Sebastian have put out a full album, we can all look forward to what we really want... b-sides.

The blog Plague Of Angels
has got "Meat and Potatoes" from the Funny Little Frog single.

Get it here.

Also available are:
The New Pornographers - "High Art, Local News"
We Are Scientists - "This Means War"
Hard-Fi - "Seven Nation Army"

Sunday, March 5

Bloc Party

Yes, we al know that Bloc Party has a new documentary/concert DVD cleverly titled "God Bless The Bloc Party".

The blog come pick me
up has a few audio bits and pieces from the aforementioned DVD.

Get them here.


Wilco has, shall we say, sightly obsessed fans. Well... they all can now get some demos from the Yankee Hotel Foxtrot sessions at the blog An Aquarium Drunkard.

Wilcoheads (or is it Wilcoers) click here for part 1... here for part 2...

Touch & Go

While I generally think that releasing a track or two in mp3 format is a great marketing strategy, Touch & Go has another strategy... whole album streams.

Stream These Albums (In Quicktime):

!!!- Louden Up Now

!!!- Take Ecstasy With Me

Blight - Detroit : The Dream Is Dead - The Collected Works of a Midwest Hardcore Noise Band 1982

CocoRosie - Noah's Ark

Dirty Three - Cinder

Enon- Lost Marbels and Exploded Evidence

The Ex - Singles. Period.

The Ex - Turn (Disc 2)

Tara Jane O'Neil - You Sound, Reflect

Pinback - Summer In Abaddon

Quasi - When The Going Gets Dark

Shipping News - Flies The Fields

Silkworm- It'll Be Cool

Supersystem - Always Never Again

TV On The Radio - Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes

Saturday, March 4


Beck covering Nick Drake?? Awesome.

The blog Everyone Cares, Everyone Understands has got the ditty.

Get it here.


McLusky was [adjective]. Medication has got three [adjective] tracks for your listening pleasure:

"Rice Is Nice"
"Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues"
"To Hell With Good Intentions"

Get them here.

[ADJECTIVE] BONUS: "With Out MSG I Am Nothing" (mp3)


Friday, March 3

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

If "Gold Lion" and "Cheated Hearts" were not enough for you, the blog I Guess I'm Floating has three new Yeah Yeah Yeahs songs.

Get 'em here.

WARNING: These tracks may not be from the final mix of the album. Downloading said mp3s should not be seen as a substitute to BUYING THE ALBUM, durr.

UPDATE: more here and here.

Tom Vek

So... I finally got off my lazy ass and listened to Tom Vek.

"C-C (You Set The Fire In Me)" is definately worth your time. It's one of three tracks presently available at the blog When Apes Rule The Earth.

Get it here.

Also... his videos are weird and wonderful.

Thursday, March 2


AC/DC Rocks... you know it.

Medication has posted some choice tracks from Powerage, quite possibly my favorite AC/DC album.

If you do not have this album, click HERE for "Riff Raff" and "Next To The Moon".

Personaly, I would have gone with "Down Payment Blues" and "Kicked In The Teeth", but hey you takes what you can gets.

Wednesday, March 1


The blog Out The Other has posted the hard to find "All The Negatives Have Been Destroyed" single (and b-sides) from one of my all time favs... Spoon.


Yeah Yeah Yeahs

The blog SKATTERBRAIN has posted a demo of a new Yeah Yeah Yeahs track... "Cheated Hearts".

Dig it!

TV On The Radio

As you may or may not know the new TV On The Radio (WARNING: weirdo animation will play) CD has leaked.

Find bits of it here and here and here
(that last one uses, yuck!).

UPDATE: and here.

And for goodness sake BUY it when it comes out, or at least download it proper from emusic.

BONUS: A Daniel Johnston Cover