Graham Coxon “Sorrow’s Army” live from a rooftop at SXS

March 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Graham Coxon “Sorrow’s Army” live from a rooftop at SXS

Graham Coxon performs the first single off his forthcoming LP, The Spinning Top, from the rooftop of the Marriott at SXSW. I have long been a fan of Mr. Coxon’s guitar prowess both in Blur and as a solo artist. For those unfamiliar with the man’s talent with a six string, do watch this video. […]

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Reunited Dinosaur Jr. still together, prepping ‘Farm’ for June

March 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Reunited Dinosaur Jr. still together, prepping ‘Farm’ for June

So, Dinosaur Jr. is one of those rare bands that can pull of a reunion and make it work without blatantly rubbing any of the cash-out motives in anyone’s faces. 2007’s Beyond was a perfectly respectable addition to the legendary band’s canon. A little on the retro side, perhaps, but Dinosaur Jr.’s fuzzed up noise […]

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Echo & The Bunnymen rock the wee hours of SXSW

March 20th, 2009 · 5 Comments

With my Google Reader having been clogged with SXSW posts all week, I’ve sort of half-heartedly slogged my way through. It’s never very fun reading about a festival you aren’t attending, unless there’s something remarkable or noteworthy. And endless photos and setlists of bands that play every festival anyway hardly seem newsworthy. But Echo & […]

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