Real Estate | Newport Music Hall | April 30, 2012 | Columbus, OH
It was amazing to see Real Estate (their first time in Columbus) perform to a packed 1,700 capacity venue last night.
Congratulations to Bob Dylan on being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom! The honor is well-deserved due in no small part to songs like “Blowin’ in the Wind” still asking the same hard questions 50 years later.
David Bowie and Bing Crosby
During a 1978 Darkness On The Edge Of Town Tour stop in LA Bruce reacted to a billboard advertising his latest album by saying that it was “the ugliest thing I’ve seen in my life.” That night Bruce and the E Street Band climbed the billboard and vandalized it.
Yo La Tengo - Deeper Into Movies
For all you insomniacs out there …
Sometimes when I’m staring out my window to catch the stars, I watch as they go by
I’ve been getting messages from outer space, they expire light in the window in the sky
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young at the Roosevelt Raceway, Westbury, New York on 9/8/1974.
Stripped of it’s drum machine pulse and euphoric build, the relatively low key edit by Parisian group Night Riders leaves singer Ruth Radelet locked in a state of inertia, her voice left to roam alone against the alien-sounding throb of synthesiser. With less focus on forward momentum, and greater emphasis on her sullen tone, lines like “In my mind I was waiting for change, while the world just stayed the same” feel more like sorrowful regrets than empowering statements of individualism, as translates in the original.
CAT POWER ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, SUN
*read alex wagner’s feature from FADER #34
Patti Smith, Lou Reed, John Cale and David Byrne