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[26 Mar 2009|11:00pm]

i_love_dead
Name: Tony
Location: Arizona
Age: 20
Fav Bands: At The Drive-In, The Mars Volta, Circa Survive, Brand New, Explosions in The Sky, Stutterfly, Bloc Party
Fav Movies: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Pulp Fiction, Casa Blanca, Night of the Living Dead
Fave Books: The Sun Also Rises, A Razor's Edge, Where the Buffalo Roam, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From Walden
Fav new band at the moment: Murder City Devils
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um, hi there [04 Feb 2009|07:47pm]

alice_confuses
[ mood | curious ]

Name:Shannan Alice Kate Nin jorge Walsh
Location:REPUBLIC of Ireland
Age:16
Fav Bands:Radiohead, Belle and sebastian, Blondie, Pixies, The Cribs, Kate nash, Joy Division THe moldy peaches, SONIC YOUTH, does it offend you yeah?.....
Fav Movies:Juno, karate kids, STAR WARS, The breakfast club, back to the future...
Fave Books:Anything Garth nix, jane austen and any of sigfried sassoons poems=]
Fav new band at the moment:um, dunno, theres a few, suppose florence and the machine or esser

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new~ [16 Jan 2009|06:32pm]

oldfilmsflicker
Name: Kaye
Location: Philippines
Age: 16
Fav Bands: The Kooks, Bloc Party, The Libertines, The Killers, CSS, TV On The Radio
Fav Movies: The Royal Tenenbaums, Fight Club, American History X
Fave Books: everything Palahniuk
Fav new band at the moment: Deerhunter
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Newww. [oh well] [24 Nov 2007|10:26am]

violetmurder
Name: Kayla
Location: Ontario, Canada
Age: 19
Fav Bands: The Birthday Massacre, Cobra Starship, Jakalope, Kill Hannah
Fav Movies: The Exorcist, Sleepy Hollow, The Neverending Story
Fave Books: Currently reading Marie Antoinette.
Fav band at the moment: Lifehouse
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The Rentals with Copeland and Golden Boy [28 Jul 2007|08:01pm]

rentalsreturn
[ mood | happy ]

The Rentals are out on tour now with Copeland and Golden Boy! The Rentals was founded by original Weezer bassist, Matt Sharp, and now they're back with a new EP, this is a show not to miss. There's more info on dates on the band's myspace. The tour has an NYC date at Nokia Theatre in Times Square! this is a show not miss.

http://www.nokiatheatrenyc.com/showdetail.php?id=5052

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[21 Jul 2007|12:00am]
i_heart_fbr

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Traffic Island [27 Mar 2007|11:32pm]

irigon
[ mood | chipper ]

Alright folks.  Thought I'd share this video.  It's from a cool Finnish Band.

Artist:  Traffic Island

Type:  Music Video (QuickTime format)

Song:  Day Without Air

Language:  English

Embedding media didn't work, so I'll just post the link. 

Day Without Air

Cheers

[Edit:  If that link doesn't work, click here => Day Without Air on Youtube

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mixcd [23 Feb 2007|06:10pm]

mad_soy_disease
hello my name is hugo, i'm 28 and i'm here looking for serious people who might be interested in 'trading' mixcds, if that's you, awesome!
just send me an email to mad_soy_disease@yahoo.com or message me on my myspace at www.myspace.com/madsoydisease and we'll take it from there...

thanks!

Coachella 2007 [22 Jan 2007|12:18pm]

guitar_kat
The lineup has been announced.

I honestly am not that intrested in any of the three headliners but some of the other bands are pretty good. I have to say not their best year though.

If I go it will be for Arcade Fire, Interpol, Decemberists, and New Pornographers

Also can someone explain to me how the hell Peeping Tom got on this list. I heard them open for The Who and they are quite possibly one of the worst bands I have ever heard.

April 27th Bjork
April 28th Red Hot Chilli Peppers
April 29th Rage Against The Machine

Tiesto
Arcade Fire
Interpol
Manu Chao
Willie Nelson
Air
Happy Mondays
Decemberists
Faithless
Gotan Project
The Good, The Bad and The Queen
Paul Van Dyk
Arctic Monkeys
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Mamas and Papas' Doherty dies [20 Jan 2007|01:04pm]

guitar_kat
It's no so much indie, but music news none the less.

I thought some people would be intrested.

taken from Canoe- Jam! Music news

Mamas and Papas' Doherty dies

By CASSANDRA SZKLARSKI

TORONTO (CP) - Halifax-born Denny Doherty was remembered Friday as the "angelic voice" that carried the '60s folk-pop group the Mamas and the Papas through such memorable hits as "California Dreamin' " and "Monday, Monday."

Doherty died early Friday at his home in suburban Mississauga after suffering an aneurysm in his abdomen, said his sister Frances Arnold. He was 66.

"Everybody used to think that John Phillips, who wrote the songs, was also the main voice of the group, but it wasn't - it was the angelic voice of Denny Doherty," said Larry Leblanc, Canadian editor of Billboard Magazine.

"He was often overlooked but it was really his voice that carried the group; also Cass (Elliot) was a formidable singer."

The group's hits also included "Dream a Little Dream of Me" and "Dedicated to the One I Love." Doherty co-wrote the songs "I Saw Her Again Last Night" and "Got a Feelin'. "
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'Ello. [16 Jan 2007|09:26am]

16bitsystems
Name: Tony
Location: Biloxi, MS
Age:21

Fav Bands: Radiohead, NIN, Elliott Smith, Wilco, Gram Parsons, Ryan Adams, Jeff Buckley, Sonic Youth, Pavement, My Bloody Valentine, Thursday, The Cure, The Smiths

Fav Movies: Taxi Driver, Lost In Translation, Johnny Suede, Anything by Wes Anderson, Woody Allen, Noah Baumbach, or David Lynch.

Fave Books: Perks of Being a Wallflower, Cather in the Rye, Ham on Rye, Hardcore Zen.

Fav new band at the moment: The Ditty Bops, The Panda Band, Horse The Band, or Songs; Ohia.
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[14 Jan 2007|08:11pm]

needleinthehayx
[ mood | calm ]

Name: Courtney
Location: Michigan
Age: 16

Fav Bands: Elliott Smith, Bright Eyes, Mike Park, Dallas Green, City and Colour, Death Cab For Cutie, Andy Reed, The Good Life, Regina Spektor, Gregory and the Hawk, Umbrellas, The Boy Least Likely To., Badly Drawn Boy, JamisonParker, Mae, Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Bjork, Say Anything, Our Space In Time, The Verve Pipe, Your Best Friend, The Confidence, Vince Dynamic, Vinny Keys, PlayRadioPlay!

Fav Movies: Fight Club, Breakfast Club, Wilber Wants to Kill Himself, Tamara, Requiem For a Dream, Royal Tenenbaums, Lucky Three, Strange Parallel

Fave Books: Breathing Underwater, Hannibal Rising, Fight Club, Choke, Invisible Monsters, Anything by Chuck Palahnuik really.
Fav new band at the moment: Polar Bear Club

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2006 Albums [27 Dec 2006|05:08pm]

guitar_kat
So to keep this little community alive I've decided to post my top albums of the year, feel free to do the same.

hope you all had a good holiday!

also, just throwing this out there, but would anyone download and listen to them if I posted the podcasts I do?

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James Brown Dies at 73 [25 Dec 2006|03:04pm]

guitar_kat
By GREG BLUESTEIN, Associated Press Writer

James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early Monday, his agent said. He was 73.

Brown was hospitalized with pneumonia at Emory Crawford Long Hospital on Sunday and died around 1:45 a.m. Monday, said his agent, Frank Copsidas of Intrigue Music. Longtime friend Charles Bobbit was by his side, he said.

Copsidas said Brown's family was being notified of his death and that the cause was still uncertain. "We really don't know at this point what he died of," he said.

Along with Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and a handful of others, Brown was one of the major musical influences of the past 50 years. At least one generation idolized him, and sometimes openly copied him. His rapid-footed dancing inspired Mick Jagger and Michael Jackson among others. Songs such as David Bowie's "Fame," Prince's "Kiss," George Clinton's "Atomic Dog" and Sly and the Family Stone's "Sing a Simple Song" were clearly based on Brown's rhythms and vocal style.

If Brown's claim to the invention of soul can be challenged by fans of Ray Charles and Sam Cooke, then his rights to the genres of rap, disco and funk are beyond question. He was to rhythm and dance music what Dylan was to lyrics: the unchallenged popular innovator.
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Xiu Xiu Release Handmade Tour Photo Book [22 Dec 2006|05:28pm]

guitar_kat
stolen from Pitchfork.com

Surely by now you've seen the two installments of scandalous Xiu Xiu tour Polaroids that graced these very pages, courtesy of tour manager/merch dude David Horvitz. Allowing us an intimate look into the dazzling life of these rockstars in their natural habitats (chiefly hotel rooms, vans, and diners), Horvitz' photos garnered world wide (web) acclaim and remained permanently etched into the grey matter of all who saw them...for better or for worse.

So of course you're fixing for more! And Horvitz hears your pleas, which is why he's put together Xiu Xiu Tour Book #4, the latest installment in his series of handmade picture books documenting the exploits of Xiu Xiu on the open road. This one depicts moments from the Xiu's recent tour in support of The Air Force.

But check it: this time, instead of seedy Polaroids of people peeing on their feet, Xiu Xiu Tour Book #4 collects significantly more tasteful and often fairly artistic shots of the Xiu crew in action. They're hardly professional, however, which lends them a charm similar to that of your family vacation photos. If your family is, you know, slightly insane.

Check out lo-res samples of all the pix here.

Horvitz hopes to make future editions of Book #4 featuring different photographs, and the first one-- which promises bigger pages and more photos than ever before-- is available now for $20 at Horvitz' website. There's even a DIY mail-in option for folks who can't quite swing that sum. Swank!
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News Website [20 Dec 2006|07:26pm]

guitar_kat
this is really annoying me.

I'm trying to think of the name of the website that has all the kind of "indie news" up on it, but I cannot think of the name for the life of me and it is driving me insane.

Can anyone help me out. I have it bookmarked on my laptop but I don't have it with me :(

help a girl out


nevermind, I found it, it was Pitchfork.
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hello world [20 Dec 2006|02:21pm]

hornist
Name: angel

Location: the most southwesterly city in the continental US

Age: 17

Fav Bands: radiohead, yann tiersen, wilco, talking heads, sage francis, aesop rock, pj harvey, café tacuba
and then everything else can be found on my last.fm page (feel free to add me if you'd like.)

Fav Movies: amélie, y tu mamá también, el crimen del padre amaro, les quatre cents coups, nuovo cinema paradiso, être et avoir, la mala educación, dirty pretty things, dr. strangelove, good night, and good luck., but i'm a cheerleader, citizen kane, true stories, umm there's a lot more. but you get the idea.

Fave Books: middlesex, slaughterhouse-five, the stranger (l'etranger), the virgin suicides, fallen angels, etc

Fav new band at the moment: hm, i... don't know... i seem to jump on the bandwagon a little late.
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Happy Holidays [19 Dec 2006|06:35pm]

guitar_kat
Hey everyone. I know I've been a sucky mod lately, especially with university (it eats your soul fyi), but I just wanted to wish everyone here happy holidays!

I promise more posting in the new year!
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The View... what do you guys think? [17 Dec 2006|02:30pm]

foundation_nyc
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salutations! [16 Dec 2006|01:16pm]

dreamglassesoff
[ mood | contemplative ]

Name: Sierra

Location: Arlington, Texas

Age: 16

Fav Bands: The Decemberists, The Beatles, Bright Eyes, Elliott Smith, The Fiery Furnaces,
Joanna Newsom, Neutral Milk Hotel, Of Montreal, Smashing Pumpkins, Yann Teirsen etc.

Fav Movies: Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, A Trip to the Moon, The City of Lost Children, Clue,
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, The Royal Tennenbaums (or anything by Wes Andreson), Scotland, Pa.
Anything Mel Brooks or Woody Allen is pretty funny, also.

Fave Books: Anything Rimbaud, as well as horror stories by H.P Lovecraft, Emma Goldman & Mary Wollstonecraft
are very cool philosphers, as well as political figures.
Anyhow, A Grief Observed, Devil's Dictionary, Food Court Druids, Naked, State By State (with the State):
Uneducated, Uninformed, Unresearched Guide of the States, The Yellow Wallpaper etc.

Fav new band at the moment: Hmmmm well, none of the bands I've been listening to lately are new or anything..
but I do like Joanna Newsom's new album

Fav pies: Pumpkins are the kind of the only pies I've favored. I tend to just eat the crust hahaha

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