Some pretty awesome news just surfaced about this fall’s All Tomorrow’s Parties festival in New York. 1st is that it’s being curated by My Bloody Valentine, their first show in the US in 16 years. 2nd is that the rest of the lineup is stellar as well.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 25th at the ATP site. Only 3000 available.
Great interview from TSOYA with Steve Albini (responsible for arguably the best production in music – i.e. Nirvana, Pixies, Don Caballero, etc). Kind of long, but really worth the listen.
Here’s an excerpt:
“There was one really industrious fellow who collected a jar with his phlegm, and saturated a brick with it, and threw the brick at me.”
And if you’re interested to read about the process in which major labels rape the music industry, check out this poignant article by Albini: “The Problem With Music“.
Plone is an electronic 3-piece from Birmingham, England. This was their first and only official album called For Beginner Piano released in 1999 on Warp Records.
Plone – Marbles
Plone – Be Rude To Your School
As a follow up to the Ghosty record posted a few weeks ago, we thought we’d continue to share some music we like. Man Man is a band out of Philadelphia. For more info on these guys check out: Pitchfork documentary, band site, Wikipedia article.
Artist: Man Man
Album: The Man In A Blue Turban With A Face
Song: The Fog or China
Pitchfork.tv beta debuted a few hours ago. Exclusive performances by Radiohead, Liars, Jay Reatard, the Pixies’ 2004 reunion tour film LoudQuietLoud, the making of Man Man’s new LP, and a library of over 150 music videos – all viewable on a huge, crisp, hi-res display. With a super friendly and slick interface to boot.