VIDEO: Cursive “I Couldn’t Love You”

June 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Cursive “I Couldn’t Love You”

Second single and video from Cursive‘s excellent, still-in-heavy-rotation Mama, I’m Swollen stars an all-grown-up, ahem, Tania Raymonde, who plays Benjamen Linus’ (dead?) daughter Alex on Lost. Lead singer Tim Kasher explained the video thusly to Spinner: “The idea for the video is a gross exaggeration of the ‘trophy wife’ concept — grooms hunting down brides, […]

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Land of Talk “Some Are Lakes” live on QTV

May 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Land of Talk “Some Are Lakes” live on QTV

Spinner posted the official video for this Land of Talk song as its video of the day today, but I couldn’t figure out how to embed anything from their site, so I checked YouTube. No dice, but this live version from CBC Q’s Friday Live session is better anyway. I first heard “Some Are Lakes” […]

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Stephin Merritt scores stage version of Coraline

May 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The stage version of Nel Gaiman’s ‘Coraline’ is previewing in New York this week with music by Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields. The perennially blissful Merritt is busting at the seams with his usual brand of enthusiasm, telling Spinner dryly, “I don’t get excited.” Ah, well, ok. He continues: “I’m not that type of […]

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