Tag Archives: Weezer

Live Review: Weezer @ Bumbershoot 9/5

Sure, Weezer may have had their fair share of detractors in recent years, citing the band’s output of late as being chart-chasing, unimaginative, no-brainer rock, but let’s be honest, Weezer songs were never exactly Shakespeare in the first place. There’s not a whole lot of difference between singing about hash pipes or living in BeverlyRead more…

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Thursday Music News Jamboree

Masters of lustfully¬†minimalist¬†music, The XX, were recently awarded the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. Industry insiders from the UK and Ireland convened to decided which LP was the masterpiece of the year and the band’s debut self-titled released earned them the titled plus ¬£20,000. Check out more details over at Stereogum.

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide to Bumbershoot – Sunday

If Saturday was a day for female vocalists, Sunday seems like it’s a “Where are they now?” episode of bands we loved in the 90s or early 00s, but for whatever fell out of the forefront of our consciousnesses in recent years. Weezer, Hole, and The Dandy Warhols will all be occupying prime-time slots, andRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Recently, Ted Leo announced that he was wrapping up work on a musical theater project to hit the internet today. The result: one of the funniest music videos of late, of his recent single “Bottled In Cork,” starring Paul F. Tompkins, John Hodgman, Julie Klausner and Patrick Stickles (Titus Andronicus), and many others, courtesy ofRead more…

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Thursday News Shakedown

Interpol just released the music video for their new song “Lights.” It is strange, odd, and offbeat. Could we expect anything less from Interpol?

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Monday News Mash-Up

Finger-picking folk revivalist Jack Rose unexpectedly passed away Saturday of a heart attack. He was 38. Rose was set to release his Thrill Jockey debut after a string of release for smaller labels, most notably Three Lobed. Scene magazine, Arthur, has posted a video retrospective, and friend Windy Weber (of Windy & Carl) remembers JackRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

On Halloween, Ted Leo and some of his buddies got on a Philadelphia stage as “TV Casualty.” Then, they proceeded to play two entire sets of music written and performed by the band Misfits! It’s a pretty faithful effort, too, and very enjoyable. And it’s all on YouTube. Check out Part 1 below, then watchRead more…

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Out This Week 11/3

Happy Election Day, everybody! Though we may not be electing the big guns (so to speak) today, it’s important to remember that often the most work gets done at a local level, so get out there, cast your vote and effect change! In the spirit of free choice, we collect samples from each week’s newRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Seminal rock group the Pixies have announced their full schedule for their Doolittle tour. The band will be performing their classic album in its entirety with a few surprises along the way. The Seattle dates are November 11 and 12 at the Paramount Theater; be sure to check out our presale, which starts today atRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

In business news, online music streaming service Pandora once appeared to be in dire straits; however, mobile applications for the immensely popular iPhone and Blackberry have given the company a fresh outlook. In addition, the UKs royalty collection agency has decided to cut the rate it asks of online music services, a decision that isRead more…

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