Saturday, March 10, 2007

The Watch List

Listening:
1. Illinois (myspace) - This is the next big indie smash, get on board and watch them take off! Check out: Screen Door (mp3)
2. Everything, Now! (myspace)- This Indiana band is preparing their third album, which will be released this spring entitled "Bible Universe".
3. Amiina (myspace)- Chillingly graceful electronic sounds from this Icelandic quartet. Their debut "Kurr" is due out on the 21st, and they will be is Chicago on the 23rd.

Reading:
1. Pay for Soup, Build a Fort, Burn That Down by Spencer Dew - This is Spencer's lasted publication on Theives Jargon, and it is a great piece of fiction.
2. Makers of Soda Try a New Pitch: They're Healthy by Andrew Martin - Coke and Pepsi to add vitamins and minerals to pop in an attempt to appear healthy. I'm not surprised, but I am dissapointed because many people will be fooled.
3. We Eat Horses, Don't We? by Christa Weil - Horse it's what's for dinner!

Buying:
1. $60 3-Day passes to Lollapalooza 2007, August 3rd to 5th. I will be there!
2. Pitchfork Tickets - They go on sale March 12th, and the event is July 14th - 15th. Download their first podcast announcing the first acts: Girl Talk, Powerhouse Sound, Cat Power, Grizzly Bear, Of Montreal, and more!

Getting:
1. Error Magazine - They have put out two issue so far, and it is creative, artistically appealling, and free.
2. Cutout Magazine - This is the new frontier for graffiti, and the zine is free.

Watching:
1. Steve Paul's Puppet Music Hall - it is a hillarious puppet show on downtownTV.
2. Babu, Rob Swift, Roc Raida, J-Rocc, & A-Trak tear it up!