Friday, September 22, 2006
Spin reports that Damien Jurado recorded a bunch of Nick Drake covers for bandmate Eric Fisher's birthday. Check out this eerily faithful cover of "Pink Moon", then never listen to it again.
MP3: Damien Jurado - Pink Moon
Today is your last chance to pre-order the Pernice Brothers' latest album with a sad-sack pun of a title, Live a Little, and get a bonus CD of demos and alternate takes autographed by Joe. What are you waiting for?
Kimya Dawson decides against the Fuel promo. She's playing what I think is her first show as a mom on Saturday in Seattle with lofi godfather Calvin Johnson.
Boston blog Bradley's Almanac has posted an excellent live show by Bedhead successors The New Year, including new song "MMV".
In iff fall movie news, I might actually be more excited to see Kelly Reichardt's Old Joy (starring Will Oldham with tunes by Yo La Tengo) than Christopher Guest's Purim-themed For Your Consideration*. The Onion awards Old Joy an A-.
Slow grower status is duly awarded to Jennifer O'Connor's Over The Mountain, Across The Valley, and Back To The Stars, which sounds better every time it loops around.
MP3: Jennifer O'Connor - Exeter, Rhode Island
*(unless I find out Eugene Levy plays Haman)