Everybody's blogging for the weekend


It's Friday, and I'm tired. I was up wondering if Tommy Lee and the other has beens from Supernova made the right choice kicking off a guy who sang a Mr. Paltrow song and tried to rock out a Duran Duran cover. Maybe he had the style and chops to lead a hard rock band full of idiots? Now I'll never know so I'm just going to do one of those Simpsons tricks and do a clip show:

In a good news/bad news situation, Okkervil River are touring, but ignoring the West Coast. They are touring with Elvis Perkins - who is going to be made huge by getting posted on Stereogum, oh and the fact he is the son of Norman Bates!
Here are the dates:
10/03/06 Little Rock, AR - Revolution w/ Elvis Perkins
10/04/06 Columbia, MO - Blue Note w/ Elvis Perkins
10/05/06 Ames, IA - The Maintenance Shop w/ Elvis Perkins
10/06/06 Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon w/ Elvis Perkins
10/07/06 Chicago, IL - Schuba's w/ Elvis Perkins
10/08/06 Chicago, IL - Schuba's w/ Elvis Perkins
10/09/06 Ann Arbor, MI - Blind Pig w/ Elvis Perkins
10/11/06 Columbus, OH - Little Brother's w/ Elvis Perkins
10/12/06 Buffalo, NY - Soundlab w/ Elvis Perkins
10/13/06 Northampton, MA - Iron Horse Music Hall w/ Elvis Perkins
10/16/06 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar w/ Elvis Perkins
10/18/06 Durham, NC - Due Coffeehouse w/ Elvis Perkins
10/19/06 Athens, GA - Caledonia Lounge w/ Elvis Perkins
10/20/06 Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle w/ Elvis Perkins
10/21/06 Memphis, TN - Hi-Tone w/ Elvis Perkins
10/22/06 Houston, TX - Warehouse Live w/ Elvis Perkins

Voxtrot put a new song on the the Darla.com comp and it uses slide-guitar. Check out the track:
MP3:: Warmest Part of Winter - via Gorilla vs Bear

Awardtour points out Chuck Klosterman has a new book coming out. I predict he won't make any odd analogies about pop-stars.

Sufjan Stevens is touring - so I would imagine people will freak out. I find it funny that people are going crazy that he is playing 5 or 6 new songs. The dude records something every 5 minutes and is constantly in the blog news. What else could we really expect from him?
Here are the dates:
10.14 Vancouver, British Columbia - St. Andrews Cathedral
10.15 Seattle, WA - Paramount


This is old, but still great. Since Rogue Wave is playing Bumbershoot, I'm going to link up a nice live radio session that so much silence ripped into nice MP3 format tracks.
MP3s:: Rogue Wave - live on WOXY


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