YO LA TENGO announces Extra Painful - a deluxe edition of their 1993 LP Painful, which is due in early December. Details and tracklisting at their site.
So glad I’ve not picked this up on vinyl yet!
Hey DC — this Friday brings you Live Exotica Music! IN A CAVE!
Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica is returning to play their modern exotica blend of music once again in DC at the underground cave that is Bohemian Caverns. There will be sets at 8pm and 10pm. Check out Autumn Digging Dance above for a seasonally appropriate tune from their catalog.
There are also shows in Cambridge, MA, Brooklyn, NY, and Hollis, NH this week! Go to http://orchestrotica.com/shows.cfm for more details.
Really really digging the single Cairo from DC band PAPERHAUS.
PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING
THE RACE FOR SPACE
T W I N P E A K S
S H O W T I M E
2 0 1 6
l e t ’ s r o c k !
Sony, Stereo reel-to-reel tape deck TC-377, 1973. Japan. Source
"Whatever weird instrument your great-grandson will be playing, the Sony TC-377 will capture it."
Otherwise you’ll just get photos of the people right in front of you. If you don’t know how, learn how to turn off your flash - it’ll take only a moment to do.
You wouldn’t wear the band’s shirt to the concert would you? Of course not, you don’t want to be “that guy/gal.” Also, you don’t want to be “that guy/gal” with the photos of nothing but crowd… turn off the flash on your camera.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR FLASH. YOUR PHONE IS ANNOYING ENOUGH IN THE DARKNESS. Actually, you may want to dim your screen so as to minimize any disturbance to those near you.
On the heels of yesterday’s post about the off-Broadway production Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band On The Road, I’d be remiss if I didn’t call out the slideshow of footage and photos regarding the production. It will also fascinate you.
By way of enticement, check out this costume that can only be assumed to be related to Maxwell’s Silver Hammer: it might best Peter Gabriel’s legendary flower outfit (from Supper’s Ready).
Newly painted zebra crossing on 20th Street makes going to work feel like crossing #AbbeyRoad. (at PBS)
IT WILL FASCINATE YOU: BEATLES EDITION
Oh man, when you learn something new about a band like… The Beatles… well, that is just a pretty cool thing. How about this hepcats:
IT WILL FASCINATE YOU!
Be sure to catch the sidebar about why Lennon never ended up agreeing to appear in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR — he had conditions!
Go here to learn more: http://dangerousminds.net/comments/john_lennons_nearly_forgotten_1974_broadway_flop